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Wolf: State deficit ‘a time bomb’

February 10, 2016 HARRISBURG — Gov. more »»


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Wolf: State deficit ‘a time bomb’

February 10, 2016 HARRISBURG — Gov. more »»

Canadian Pacific still pushing for Norfolk Southern deal

February 10, 2016 Canadian Pacific Railway is hoping to enlist Norfolk Southern Railway shareholders in its effort to merge the companies to create a transcontinental railroad. more »»

Group considering Old Rt. 22 project

February 10, 2016 CRESSON — A Cambria County planning group said a stretch between Mount Aloysius College and the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site is the target for their next project. more »»

Blair County workers to stay out of reassessment appeals process

February 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Taxpayers who want to challenge the forthcoming values assigned to their properties through Blair County’s reassessment will be directed to an appointed board and rules for appealin. more »»

Jury selection date set in homicide case

February 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Elizabeth A. more »»

Local Sports

Three big 3s help Lady Lions win

February 10, 2016 The Altoona Lady Lions missed 26 3-point shots Tuesday against Williamsport, but the three treys they did make late in the third quarter proved to be the key to victory. more »»

Red Devils prevail on senior night

February 10, 2016 EBENSBURG — Central Cambria bounced back from a tough loss to Bishop Carroll on Monday with a senior night-victory over Bedford a day later. more »»

Mehno: Super Sunday turns out to be a dud

February 10, 2016 PITTSBURGH — First things first. When you miss as badly as I did on a prediction, you own it. more »»

Newton not apologizing for postgame antics

February 10, 2016 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Cam Newton isn’t apologizing for acting like a “sore loser” after the Super Bowl. more »»

Broncos enjoy championship parade

February 10, 2016 DENVER — From the top of a fire truck, Von Miller thrust the Super Bowl trophy into the air again and again as the Denver Broncos convoy made its way through streets lined with blue-and-orange clad... more »»

Franklin favors early signing day

February 8, 2016 UNIVERSITY?PARK — One will never be able to accuse Penn State football coach James Franklin of straddling the fence when it comes to the issue of instituting an early signing date for football like... more »»

PSU recruiting mirrors 2015 play on field

February 7, 2016 How a college team recruits usually sets the tone for how it performs on the field. For Penn State football, though, it might be the other way around. more »»

Penn State upsets Indiana

February 7, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Against No. 22 Indiana at the Jordan Center Saturday night, Penn State finally landed a haymake. more »»

Nittany Lions looking at linebacker for 2017

February 7, 2016 Penn State wasn’t able to address its need for a middle linebacker in its 2016 recruiting class. Fortunately for the Nittany Lions, it looks like they’ll have ample opportunity to do so in 2017. more »»

Fading at the finish: Despite late issues, Franklin likes class

February 4, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State football coach James Franklin did his best impression of his elusive, five-star running back recruit Miles Sanders in trying to sidestep a question about the reasons the... more »»


Robert E. ‘Bob’ Adams

February 10, 2016 Robert E. “Bob” Adams, 84, Chest Springs, died Tuesday at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born in St. Augustine, son of the late Walter E. and Mary Jane (Hoover) Adams. more »»

Alice Kay (McGivney) Mazur

February 10, 2016 Alice Kay (McGivney) Mazur, 78, Lilly, succumbed to leukemia and complications from pneumonia Saturday at UPMC Altoona with her husband, Michael Mazur Jr. more »»

Martin T. Clouse

February 10, 2016 Martin T. Clouse, 57, Roaring Spring, died unexpectedly Sunday evening at home, following an apparent heart attack. more »»

Harold J. Bensley

February 10, 2016 Harold J. Bensley, 60, Tyrone, died Monday. He was born in Morristown, N.J., son of Harold Floyd and Marie K. (Culleny) Bensley. He was formerly married to Dawn Hink of Petersburg. more »»

Linda C. Vaughn

February 10, 2016 Linda Christine Vaughn, 62, Johnstown, entered into the presence of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, Ja. more »»

Area Life

'Treated like family': Greenwood Steakhouse's regulars love the food, welcoming atmosphere

February 10, 2016 Rita Kephart didn’t expect to be recognized on an ordinary trip to Sam’s Club, but someone stopped her and paused, trying to figure out why they knew who she was. more »»

‘Ace’ in the hole: TV Food Network’s Duff Goldman to headline food show

February 7, 2016 Celebrity chef and baker Duff Goldman said he will bring some Pennsylvania-inspired flair to his presentation at Taste of the Alleghenies later this month. more »»

Time flies: Lincoln Caverns’ Batfest celebrating its 10th year

February 6, 2016 Attending the 10th annual Batfest at Lincoln Caverns next week is sure to be fun and educational, and proceeds will help benefit research into a condition that has threatened the bat population of... more »»

Garden Notes: Oregano not very particular about soil quality

February 5, 2016 Even today, men die scaling the rocky cliffs of Crete in search of dittany. There, dittany grows wild and is classified as “vulnerable” on the Conservation of Nature Red List of Threatened Plants. more »»

‘It’s primal’: Rappers Fetty Wap, Lil Wayne play BJC

February 4, 2016 Area hip-hop fans will have the chance to see a genre legend and a breakthrough artist in the span of just weeks at the Bryce Jordan Center, University Park. more »»

Local Business

Sports costs at ESPN weigh down Disney’s quarter

February 10, 2016 LOS ANGELES — ESPN, the sports network that drives Disney’s profit engine, has hit a soft patch. Subscribers have fallen by about . more »»

Alpha says lenders offer $500M for coal producer’s assets

February 10, 2016 CHARLESTON, W.Va — Alpha Natural Resources said it has received a $500 million offer from existing lenders for the potential sale of the bankrupt coal producer’s core assets. more »»

Business briefs

February 10, 2016 Chamber sets Business Before Hours at ALSM The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Before Hours from 7:30-9 a.m. Feb. more »»

Valentine’s is big retail day

February 7, 2016 Consumers are expected to spend a record $19.7 billion for candy, a romantic dinner, jewelry or flowers this Valentine’s Day. more »»


February 7, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Melissa Walls has been named CEO of the Broad Top Area Medical Center. more »»

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