Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | School Notes | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS

Mirror Extras

Map It
The NitWits
Visual Tours
Service members, vets receive praise at parade

May 26, 2015 Monday morning’s Memorial Day parade along 17th Street in Altoona was full of noise and celebration to honor those who died serving in America’s Armed Forces. more »»


Local News

Service members, vets receive praise at parade

May 26, 2015 Monday morning’s Memorial Day parade along 17th Street in Altoona was full of noise and celebration to honor those who died serving in America’s Armed Forces. more »»

Police keeping eyes on drivers

May 26, 2015 Officers may be quick to surmise intoxicated driving is at fault when they see a car swerving into oncoming traffic, almost colliding with other vehicles and obstacles along the roadwa. more »»

GACTC program expands opportunities in dentistry

May 26, 2015 It’s likely that most dental patients have run into dental assistants and hygienists during their regular checkups, but they may be less familiar with expanded function dental assistants. more »»

New GOP group to form

May 26, 2015 A new Central Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women group will be formed at a public meet-and-greet event open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Cross-country cyclist stops in Altoona

May 26, 2015 Paul Fallon of Cambridge, Mas. more »»

Local Sports

Watching Palmer's career as a neighbor in Latrobe provides unique glimpse

May 26, 2015 Editor’s note: This article appeared in the winter 2014 issue of the magazine, Kingdom, published by TMCUSA of London and Saratoga Springs, N.. more »»

Voyzey repeats golden effort

May 26, 2015 Name: Erika Voyzey School: Tyrone Area Age: 17 Grade: Junior Sport: Track and field Athlete of the week achievement: Voyzey won the gold medal in the high jump at the PIAA Class AA Track and... more »»

Satterlee rallies late for victory at Bedford

May 26, 2015 BEDFORD — Gregg Satterlee rallied late then made it look easy as he scored the win at Bedford Friday night. more »»

Railbirds rally back in seventh for win

May 26, 2015 Railbirds scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning to complete the comeback and take its AAABA League opener, 10-6, over Barton’s Plumbing at Juniata Field on Monday. more »»

Bizer leads rugby into national championships

May 23, 2015 DENVER — Caution: “Human Sledgehammer” at work. Big hits about to happen. Penn State rugby standout Meya Bizer is known for her jarring collisions on the field, leading to her fitting nickname. more »»

Franklin says camp idea wasn’t his

May 21, 2015 NEW YORK — Penn State coach James Franklin wants to make something clear when it comes to the debate about so-called satellite camps: He stole theidea. more »»

CB Davis dismissed from team

May 21, 2015 Senior cornerback Da’Quan?Davis has been dismissed from the Penn State football team for violating team rules, the university announced Wednesday. more »»

PSU’s Brown, Gebhart recognized

May 20, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State Nittany Lion wrestler Matt Brown and field hockey player Laura Gebhart have been named to the First Team CoSIDA At-Large Academic All-District team. more »»

PSU picks up O-line recruit

May 19, 2015 Penn State bolstered the offensive line for its 2016 recruiting class on Monday afternoon when the Nittany Lions received a verbal commitment from 6-foot-7, 270-pound offensive tackle Alex... more »»


Edwards addition

May 26, 2015 Allison “Alli” Brooke Edwards, 21, of Williams­burg, who passed away May 23, 2015, was a tissue and organ donor. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc., Williamsburg. more »»

Gregory T. ‘Tom’ Hensal

May 26, 2015 Dec. 14, 1959 - May 23, 2015 Gregory T. “Tom” Hensal, 55, Madera, died Saturday. He was born in Philipsburg, son of the late William and Kathryn (Pollick) Hensal. more »»

Douglas A. Lawrence

May 26, 2015 June 21, 1956 - May 19, 2015 Douglas A. Lawrence, 58, Tyrone, died May 19 at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of Alice Briggs and the late Grover B. Lawrence. more »»

Nora J. Mowchan

May 26, 2015 July 28, 1936 - May 23, 2015 Nora J. Mowchan, 78, Hesston, died Saturday. She was born in Mahaffey, daughter of the late Atley and Nina Miller. Surviving are her husband, John A. more »»

David L. Lykens

May 26, 2015 May 7, 1955 - May 22, 2015 David L. Lykens, 60, Altoona, formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Friday evening at Passavant-McCandless Hospital, Pittsburgh. more »»

Area Life

10th Isaac Awards shine: Central Cambria’s ‘Godspell’ named Best Production

May 25, 2015 Cole Harris said his starring role in State College High School’s production of “Curtains” was his first school theater production. more »»

Atop One World Trade Center, high-tech views of bustling NYC

May 24, 2015 NEW YORK — From the top of One World Trade Center, the nation’s tallest building, it really does seem as if you can “see forever. more »»

Striking chords against cancer: Event features continuous music and a Kid Zone

May 24, 2015 Ten musical acts have donated their time for an outdoor music festival that will have continuous music from gates open to close on May 30. more »»

Here come the judges as ‘AGT’ returns for its 10th season

May 24, 2015 NEW YORK — “They keep telling people it’s the 10th anniversary. But it’s the fourth season, as far as I’m concerned,” says Howard Stern, who joined “America’s Got Talent” as a judge in 2012. more »»

Michelle Obama offers glimpse of workout routine

May 24, 2015 WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama has finally revealed some of her workout secrets. more »»

Local Business

Governor’s Impact Awards includes recognition for New Pig

May 24, 2015 HERSHEY — A Blair County company was among the 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs recognized for creating jobs, developing ideas, expanding into new markets and making positive... more »»

Working on the holiday

May 24, 2015 Many American workers will enjoy a day off on Memorial Day, but most of those people on the job will be compensated for working on what is traditionally the first holiday of the summer season. more »»


May 24, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dennis E. Doll of Hollidaysburg has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Reliance Bank. more »»

Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

May 22, 2015 DETROIT — Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. more »»

Suit: Competitor’s smiley face cookies ‘confusingly similar’

May 22, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. more »»

I am looking for:
Submit NewsFacebookTwitter

What's Hot

Top Headlines Poll

  1. Go to college.
  2. Consider working a year before restarting your eduction.
  3. Don’t start accumulating debt until you’re sure what you want to study.
  4. Master a trade.
  5. Don’t rush your decisions.

Top Jobs


Altoona Mirror Subscriptions

Delivered 7 Days Per Week


Home Delivery Subscription + Digital

starting at $18.45 / month

In-State Mail Delivery + Digital

starting at $30.00

Out-of-State Mail Delivery + Digital

starting at $35.00

Online Newspaper Ads


Backyard Beats

Memorial Day, Folk College and AnEmergencyScene!

May 22, 2015 As Memorial Day weekend kicks off the summer season, several noteworthy events take place on the live music calendar during the next several days. more »

Latest Blogs


South Hills - Our Town Block Party 05-30

Join the fun! South Hills/Altoona campus is holding a community block party Sat., May 30 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 541 58th St. Altoona. Fun activities, food, music and crafts for kids and adults. Kids' finger-printing ID cards. Raffles. IPad to be given away. more »

Brand Builders advertising affords you the opportunity to give people reasons to do business with you rather than your competition.


Latest CU Community Galleries

Latest Video


Latest Video