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Predator playground

September 14, 2014 A recent case of an Altoona man who police say used Facebook to pose as a teenager so he could befriend young boys sheds light on the perils of social media. more »»

 
 
 

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Predator playground

September 14, 2014 A recent case of an Altoona man who police say used Facebook to pose as a teenager so he could befriend young boys sheds light on the perils of social media. more »»

Train crashes into state police cruiser in Tyrone

September 14, 2014 TYRONE — A Norfolk Southern train struck two cars that were stuck on the tracks Saturday evening near the Thomastown Road grade crossing next to the Tyrone train station. more »»

Travelers’ victims in Bedford County recount swindling

September 14, 2014 When a married couple arrived at Arlene Newman’s Breezewood home two weeks ago, telling of the wife’s struggle with cancer and offering to pave their driveway for $3,900, Newman and her husband... more »»

Man who rescued Northern Cambria crash victim was ‘in the zone’

September 14, 2014 The Facebook video of the furiously burning car on Beach Road near Glendale Lake on Sept. 6 makes clear what would have been the consequence if Steve Martin of Ebensburg and his girlfriend Melissa St. more »»

Hollidaysburg Main Street program earns national praise

September 14, 2014 Those involved with the Hollidaysburg Main Street Program work year-round to put together a variety of community events and to help promote downtown development, and on Tuesday the organization’s... more »»

Local Sports

Rookies doom Bucs in loss to Cubs

September 14, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Rookies Javier Baez and Matt Szczur homered, and the Chicago Cubs snapped a seven-game losing streak with a 6-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday night. more »»

Pitt survives scare, defeats FIU

September 14, 2014 MIAMI — Pittsburgh survived an early scare from host FIU to remain unbeaten with a 42-25 road victory, improving to 3-0 for the first time since 2009. more »»

Steelers have problems to tackle

September 14, 2014 PITTSBURGH — You can debate schemes and wonder how quickly new players can grasp a complicated defense, but there’s one disturbing truth from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ first two games: They don’t... more »»

Udinski shines for Juniata

September 14, 2014 HUNTINGDON — In what turned out to be an offensive showdown, Juniata scored late in the fourth quarter to hold off Dickinson, 38-35, Saturday afternoon to improve to 2-0 on the season. more »»

Red Flash unable to hold early lead

September 14, 2014 From Mirror, wire reports HARRISONBURG, Va. — Vad Lee threw for 147 yards and two touchdowns, and ran for 174 yards and another score, to lead James Madison over St Francis 38-22 on Saturday. more »»

PSU travels 80 yards late to edge Rutgers

September 14, 2014 PISCATAWAY, N.. more »»

Hackenberg shows greatness

September 14, 2014 PISCATAWAY, N.J. — The great ones have short memories and thrive best in the clutch. more »»

Rutgers-PSU notebook

September 14, 2014 Lions intercept five passes PISCATAWAY, N.J. — Penn State’s defense had a great night against Rutgers senior quarterback Gary Nova, intercepting five passes. more »»

PSU-Rutgers highlights, lowlights

September 14, 2014 PISCATAWAY, N.. more »»

Hawkeyes upset by state rival

September 14, 2014 IOWA CITY, Iowa — Cole Netten hit a 42-yard field goal with two seconds left and Iowa State rallied to beat Iowa 20-17 on Saturday, picking up its first win of the season. more »»

Obituaries

John W. Ratzesberger Jr.

September 14, 2014 John W. Ratzesberger Jr., 67, Bel Air, Md., formerly of Altoona, died Thursday, Sept. 11, 2014, at Upper Chesapeake Medical Center. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. more »»

Effie V. Shriver

September 14, 2014 Effie V. Shriver, 72, of Fredericksburg, Va., formerly of East Freedom, passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at Mary Washington Hospital. more »»

Howard E. Rudasill Jr.

September 14, 2014 Howard E. Rudasill Jr. of Hollidaysburg passed away Friday, Sept. 12, 2014, at home. He was born in Altoona, son of Howard E. and Alice (Haigh) Rudasill Sr. He married Donna R. more »»

John Mark McConnell

September 14, 2014 John Mark McConnell, 76, Altoona, went to be with the Lord on Friday. He was the son of the late Roy and Helen (Cashman) McConnell. more »»

Mary Hope (Farringer) DeFoe

September 13, 2014 Mary Hope (Farringer) DeFoe, 78, Greenville, Ohio, formerly of Williamsburg, passed away Tuesday after a brief illness. She was born the youngest daughter of the late Joseph A. and . more »»

Area Life

Actor portrays C.S. Lewis in one-man show

September 14, 2014 British actor David Payne was a teenager when someone gave him a copy of a book by noted author C.S. Lewis, but Payne had little idea then of how the writer would later change his life. more »»

Actor portrays C.S. Lewis in one-man show

September 14, 2014 British actor David Payne was a teenager when someone gave him a copy of a book by noted author C.S. Lewis, but Payne had little idea then of how the writer would later change his life. more »»

Colorful ‘Alice’ is a really big show

September 14, 2014 NEW YORK — It takes nine — yes, nine — tractor-trailers to move all the sets and props for “Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland,” a $2 million extravaganza that arrived in New York this week. more »»

Keith Richards on new book, Stones tour and solo music

September 14, 2014 NEW YORK — There’s one person who knew Keith Richards would become Keith Richards: his grandfather. more »»

US Senate rivals become reality show survivors

September 14, 2014 ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Two freshmen U.S. more »»

Local Business

Workplace

September 14, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Mark Slonaker has been appointed as McLanahan Corp.’s first vice president of manufacturing. In his position, Slonaker oversees manufacturing operations at all U.S. more »»

Logan Medical Center project could begin soon

September 12, 2014 Work on a $25 million Logan Medical Center project is expected to begin this fall. “The design work for the project is almost done. We hope to break ground in November. more »»

US Hotel Tavern reopens

September 11, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A local landmark has reopened with a new name and new owner. The U.S. Hotel Tavern — formerly the U.S. Hotel Restaurant & Tavern, 401 S. Juniata St. more »»

PREIT, owner of Logan Valley Mall, finalizes purchase of Nittany Mall

September 10, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust has completed the sale of the Nittany and North Hanover Malls for $32.3 million. PREIT is the owner of the Logan Valley Mall in Altoona. more »»

Weis Markets launches Fight Hunger Program in 163 stores

September 9, 2014 SUNBURY — Weis Markets has launched its seventh annual Fight Hunger Program to run throughout Hunger Action Month in September. more »»

 
 

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