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Local hauler lashes out at IRC

February 28, 2015 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee — a council of governments that focuses on recycling in Altoona, Logan Township, Hollidaysburg and Tyrone — will ratchet up enforcement on businesses, followin... more »»


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Local hauler lashes out at IRC

February 28, 2015 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee — a council of governments that focuses on recycling in Altoona, Logan Township, Hollidaysburg and Tyrone — will ratchet up enforcement on businesses, followin... more »»

Local author laments events

February 28, 2015 Pictures of Jackie Robinson. Soul food on the menu at a college cafeteria. Quotes from Martin Luther King. Notes on the first black to do X — even though whites had been doing X for years. more »»

$1.7 million drug-ring case moved from Dauphin County

February 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A relatively minor criminal charge against a 60-year-old Philadel­phia man on Friday provided a first look into a $1. more »»

Penelec rates will increase

February 28, 2015 Customers who use Penelec as their power generation supplier will see an increase in their price of electricity beginning Sunday. The residential rate for electricity will increase from 6. more »»

Local Sports

BC wins 4th title in last 8 years

February 28, 2015 By Jon Fleck For the Mirror LORETTO — Bishop Carroll Catholic seemingly has a reserved spot in the boys District 6 Class A championship game every year. more »»

Guilfoyle’s dominance stopped

February 28, 2015 By Michael Boytim LORETTO — Blairsville was aware of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic’s dominance of the District 6 Class A level over the past eight years. more »»

Everett reigns in 5-AA

February 28, 2015 By Philip Cmor JOHNSTOWN — Early in the season, Everett girls basketball coach Keith Moyer kept telling sophomore guard Kristen Mills to shoot the ball. more »»

Mountain Lions off to good start

February 28, 2015 By John Hartsock Altoona Area High School wrestlers D.J. more »»

Mykut is happy with Bearcats

February 28, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirror. more »»

With one game left, Lady Lions drop 22nd game of season

February 27, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — A double-double from Candice Agee and double-figure scoring efforts from both Sierra Moore and Tori Waldner weren’t enough for the Penn State Lady Lions to overcome high-scoring... more »»

Franklin’s caravan to make stop in Altoona

February 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Seeking to continue building on the success of “Dominate The State,” Penn State football coach James Franklin and several head coaches will embark on the Penn State Coaches Carava... more »»

Bradley hired by UCLA

February 24, 2015 Former longtime Penn State assistant Tom Bradley is leaving West Virginia after one season to become defensive coordinator at UCLA, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Pres. more »»

Report: Bradley on his way to UCLA

February 20, 2015 Tom Bradley has spent his entire life in this region — growing up in Johnstown, attending and working at Penn State for decades and most recently working at West Virginia — but he’s reportedly... more »»

Newbill gets no help in defeat

February 19, 2015 By Mark Brennan For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — No. 5 Wisconsin scored only two points over a nearly eight-minute span of the first half against Penn State at the Jordan Center Wednesday. more »»


Peter Paul Bulinsky

February 28, 2015 Peter Paul Bulinsky, 82, Lilly, Washington Town­ship, died Thursday. He was born in Portage, son of Charles and Anna (Waxmunsky) Bulinsky. Surviving are four siblings: Frank, Robert C. more »»

Dorothea C. Eckhard

February 28, 2015 Dorothea C. Eckhard, 90, Altoona, drew ever closer to her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Thursday, Feb. 26, 2015. Friends will be received from 5 until the 6 p.m. more »»

Donald G. ‘Big Fish’ Fisher

February 28, 2015 Donald G. “Big Fish” Fisher, 73, Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday morning at his residence after a brief illness. He was born in Akron, Ohio, son of the late Donald H. and Winifred (Hoffman) Fishe. more »»

June LaRue Gibbons

February 28, 2015 June LaRue Gibbons, 80, St. Petersburg, Fla., died peacefully Thursday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Herbert and Ivadean Loucks. Surviving are two sons: Shawn S. more »»

Terry L. Guyer

February 28, 2015 Terry L. Guyer, 70, Altoona, died Wednesday morning at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Gerald and Phyllis (Wagner) Guyer. He married Donna . more »»

Area Life

Hail to the Chieftains: Celtic band to play Penn State ahead of St. Patrick’s Day

February 28, 2015 As the region gears up for St. Patrick’s Day festivities in March, “legends in the Celtic music realm” will be making a return to the area. The Chieftains will perform at 7 p.. more »»

Garden Notes: Spotted lanternfly brings new bug threat

February 28, 2015 Editor’s note: This column was originally scheduled to be published on Saturday, Feb. 21. A newly discovered pest is lurking in southeastern Pennsylvania. more »»

Earth Matters: Storm water management requires everyone’s attention

February 28, 2015 An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. While that old axiom holds true for many things, it is especially applicable to storm water management. more »»

Symphony Orchestra concert to honor the region’s history

February 26, 2015 An immigrant from Hong Kong, Altoona Symphony Orchestra (ASO) Maestra Teresa Cheung says she has long been fascinated with how a young America has evolved while holding on to its short history. more »»

Doctors say trackers, apps can boost care

February 26, 2015 HACKENSACK, N.J. — That phone app keeping track of your exercise and meals might keep you out of the hospital one day. more »»

Local Business


February 26, 2015 Home Nursing recognized Home Nursing Agency’s Private Duty Home Care program has been recognized with Home Care Pulse’s Best of Home Care distinction for the third straight year. more »»

US automakers improve in annual brand rankings

February 25, 2015 DETROIT — Buick is the first U.S.-based automotive brand to crack the top 10 in Consumer Reports magazine’s annual brand report cards. U.S. more »»

Red Robin coming to Altoona plaza

February 24, 2015 A Colorado-based hamburger chain is coming to Altoona. more »»

CNB marks 150th anniversary

February 22, 2015 CLEARFIELD — The local bank is more than just a building where people come to cash checks, make deposits and take out loans. CNB Bank, under the leadership of president and CEO Joseph B. Bower Jr. more »»


February 22, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Scott DeHart of Mount Nittany Physician Group has joined the Tyrone Regional Health Network medical staff. more »»

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