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Court upholds Leigh conviction

February 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the conviction and lengthy prison sentence imposed by a Blair County judge on an Altoona man accused of sexually abusing a child. more »»

 
 
 

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Court upholds Leigh conviction

February 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld the conviction and lengthy prison sentence imposed by a Blair County judge on an Altoona man accused of sexually abusing a child. more »»

Chief clerk gets $10,000 raise

February 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County leaders have added county administrator to the chief clerk’s job title and awarded a nearly $10,000 pay increase to reflect the relevant dutie. more »»

‘Baby, it’s cold outside’

February 13, 2016 After a mostly warm winter, the National Weather Service has warned that Valentine’s Day weekend is going to be bitterly cold. The service issued a wind chill advisory in effect from 5 p.m. more »»

Police: City man lied about gun theft

February 13, 2016 A city man faces charges after police say he lied about a gun theft. Brandon C. Deibler, 30, of 120 N. 17th Ave., allegedly reported that a . more »»

Season of Lent underway

February 13, 2016 During Lenten fasts on Friday, many Catholics like Viola and Eugene Bettwy ate only one meal. more »»

Local Sports

Lions’ win over Bearcats keeps team alive at states

February 13, 2016 From Mirror reports HERSHEY — Chestnut Ridge stayed alive for a medal at the PIAA Duals by going 2-0 on Friday at the Giant Center, including a 42-20 victory over an undermanned Huntingdon in the... more »»

Healthy Dragons add impressive win to resume

February 13, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Central boys basketball team has been battle-tested all year long, and the regular season ended with quite a test on its home floor. more »»

AAHS wins fifth straight

February 13, 2016 The Altoona Area High School gymnastics team made it five in a row Friday night, winning the Central Pennsylvania Gymnastics League title over St. more »»

Huntingdon notches win

February 13, 2016 WILLIAMSBURG — Hannah Coffman netted five 3-pointers and finished with 21 points for Huntingdon in a 60-33 win over Williamsburg in high school girls basketball Friday. more »»

Lions' heavyweight impresses crowd

February 13, 2016 By Andy Elder For The Mirror BETHLEHEM — Early in the summer, before he tore a pectoral muscle and endured months of arduous rehab, freshman Nick Nevills said he wanted to be the kind of heavyweigh... more »»

Lions' heavyweight impresses crowd

February 13, 2016 By Andy Elder For The Mirror BETHLEHEM — Early in the summer, before he tore a pectoral muscle and endured months of arduous rehab, freshman Nick Nevills said he wanted to be the kind of heavyweigh... 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 »»

Obituaries

Beth Ann Barton

February 13, 2016 Beth Ann Barton, 52, Altoona, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Henery E. and Jolane (Bundy) Barton. more »»

Judy D. Chadbourn

February 13, 2016 Judy D. Chadbourn, 72, Beaufort, S.C., passed away Sunday evening at her home. She was born in Minneapolis, Minn., daughter of the late George and Ellen Anderson. more »»

George Fisanick

February 13, 2016 George Fisanick, 80, Hastings, died Wednesday. He was born in Susquehanna Township, son of the late Stephen and Mary (Zagata) Fisanick. more »»

John P. ‘Phil’ McCandless

February 13, 2016 John P. “Phil” McCandless, 79, Altoona, passed away Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Washington, Pa., son of the late Merle and Alberta (Black) McCandless. more »»

Frederick E. Mosley Sr.

February 13, 2016 Frederick E. Mosley Sr., 76, Houtzdale, passed away Thursday. He was born in Renova, son of the late James and Elizabeth Jeannette (Snyder) Mosley. more »»

Area Life

Earth Matters: Making sense of the Oregon land takeover

February 13, 2016 If the presidential debates haven’t given you your fix of vitriol, mean-spiritedness and twisted facts, take some time to read about the armed takeover of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge in... more »»

Ready to mingle: Valentine's Day doesn't have to be a bummer for single people

February 13, 2016 For the single people among us, the bright red hearts and cute little Cupids of Valentine’s Day can feel a bit obnoxious and silly. more »»

Bringing in country: Jason Aldean to perform at Bryce Jordan Center Feb. 26

February 11, 2016 With hit songs like “Dirt Road Anthem,” “She’s Country” and “Big Green Tractor,” Jason Aldean has made his mark on country music. more »»

'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 »»

Local Business

Animal hospital receives award

February 12, 2016 Mirror staff reports STATE?COLLEGE — Metzger Animal Hospital won the 2016 Petplan Veterinary Award, which recognizes outstanding pet health heroes from across North America. more »»

Business briefs

February 12, 2016 Window Perfections earns 2015 service award Window Perfections, 1803 Valley View Blvd., has earned the Angie’s List Super Service Award for 2015. more »»

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 »»

 
 
 

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