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Blair County drug bust nets 18 suspects

June 30, 2015 Criminal charges were filed against 18 suspected drug dealers during a Monday drug raid in Blair Count. more »»


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Blair County drug bust nets 18 suspects

June 30, 2015 Criminal charges were filed against 18 suspected drug dealers during a Monday drug raid in Blair Count. more »»

Sweet corn ready for early sales in central Pa.

June 30, 2015 Local sweet corn fans might be in for an early treat. The tasty summer vegetable could be ready for some local consumers within the next two weeks. Thomas G. more »»

State budget deadline looms as lawmakers remain partisan

June 30, 2015 A state budget proposal may have been passed on time, as several local representatives proudly announced over the weekend, but that won’t mean much as lawmakers continue their standoff with Gov. more »»

Police: Drunk man jailed on burglary, harassment charges

June 30, 2015 CRESSON — Police arrested a man Friday after he allegedly drunkenly swore at a woman and snatched a pack of cigarettes from her han. more »»


June 30, 2015 Salon academy hosting fundraiser The Salon Professional Academy will host a “Red Tie Event” from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday to celebrate its move to a new location in Orchard Plaza. more »»

Local Sports

Suter’s no-hitter salvages City split

June 30, 2015 Shane Suter’s no-hit pitching effort led ProActive Sports to a 1-0 win over Locker Room in the second game of a doubleheader for a split of the Greater City League twinbill at Mansion Park Monday... more »»

Chambers to visit DelGrosso’s

June 30, 2015 TIPTON — The annual Penn State men’s basketball summer outing will be held at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park at 6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 17. more »»

Smith captures 5K sprint event

June 30, 2015 MECHANICSBURG — Stevie Smith kicked off the 25th annual Jake’s Wayback Burgers/Trone Outdoor PA Speedweek series for 410 sprint cars at Williams Grove Speedway on Friday night, taking a $5,000 flag... more »»

Curve fall out of first with DH sweep

June 29, 2015 HARRISBURG — The 2010 Curve championship team was a whopping 23 games over .500 the first half of the season but went one game under . more »»

Heidelberg clips Medicine Shoppe

June 29, 2015 Heidelberg scored six times in the top of the sixth as it edged Medicine Shoppe/Grandview Meats, 7-6, Sunday in Greater City League baseball action at Juniata. Medicine Shoppe allowed 11 walks tota. more »»

Baltimore four-star DT picks Nittany Lions

June 27, 2015 Just like that, Penn State has filled nearly all its 2016 recruiting needs on the defensive line. more »»

Rudel: Well-earned ‘ticket’ to retirement

June 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Bud Meredith began working in the Penn State ticket office 48 years ago, a large section-by-section map of the Beaver Stadium seating plan hung on the wall, and additions and... more »»

Lions snag big DT

June 26, 2015 When Charlotte, N.C. defensive tackle Christian Colon announced he would going public with his college of choice on Independence High School’s senior night, No. more »»

Nittany Lions hire ex-NFL coach Haslett

June 25, 2015 Penn State made an intriguing hire Wednesday, bringing former NFL head coach Jim Haslett on board as a team consultant. more »»

Hancock up for ESPY

June 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State women’s volleyball’s Micha Hancock has been nominated for a 2015 ESPY award, presented by ESPN. more »»


Father Leroy O. Beyer

June 30, 2015 Father Leroy O. Beyer, 87, Hollidaysburg, formerly of New Germany, died Monday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidays­burg. He was born in Summerhill Township, son of the late Victor A. more »»

Alison S. Douglas

June 30, 2015 Alison S. Douglas, 101, died Saturday morning at Homewood at Martinsburg. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert S. and Emsie (Martin) Douglas. more »»

Lawrence L. Garman

June 30, 2015 Lawrence L. Garman, 94, died early Monday morning, June 29, 2015, at Golden LivingCenter-Hillview. Friends will be received from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, July 6, 2015, at Altoona Bible Churc. more »»

James L. Helsley

June 30, 2015 James L. Helsley, 71, Antis Township, died Saturday afternoon at Epworth Manor, Tyrone. He was born in Chimney Rocks, Hollidays­burg, son of the late Henry E. and Verna M. (Barr) Helsley. more »»

Frances F. Krisko

June 30, 2015 Frances F. Krisko, 87, Portage Township, died Sunday. She was born in Portage Township, daughter of Frank S. and Mary (Kotelnicki) Krisko. more »»

Area Life

Going natural

June 27, 2015 Craig Cameron is grateful for the evergreen privet shrubs that line his 28th Avenue front yard in Altoona. They hide the overgrown look of his yard. more »»

Wonder and humor dot Pittsburgh artist's work

June 26, 2015 Kathleen Zimbicki picked up oil painting because she wasn’t as good musically as the rest of her family, but her competitive nature made her want to be good at something. more »»

A good mix: Wine and paint events offer new experiences

June 25, 2015 People looking to try a new nightlife option need only pick up a paintbrus. more »»

Writer Larry Kramer 80, but ‘fight’s never over’

June 25, 2015 NEW YORK — He refuses to go quietly into that good night. Larry Kramer continues to rage. more »»

Beating the heat

June 24, 2015 It takes more than a twist of orange for bartender Tracey Lane to make up the shaker of Twisted Marg. more »»

Local Business

Tenants committing to former Butterick site

June 30, 2015 The group that owns the former Butterick building on Beale Avenue is filling it back up, with the help of renovations, after the departure in 2013 of major tenant Warnac. more »»


June 30, 2015 WPS Office recognized Photizo Group has recognized WPS Office Solutions of Altoona as a leader in managed print services. more »»

Marcellus-reliant firms resilient

June 28, 2015 Local businesses who work with the Marcellus Shale industry say a significant drop in crude oil prices has had an impact on their business — and one company that had planned on building a plant in... more »»


June 28, 2015 New hires and promotions -Heidi Bishop has joined YTI Career Institute- Altoona as a medical billing and coding program instructor. more »»

Behind the Desk: Bill Herr Sr.

June 28, 2015 Company name: Triangle Barber Shop Address: 1518 12th Ave. Telephone number: 942-7222 Position: Owner Years with company: 53 Family: Wife, Nancy; son, Bill Jr. more »»

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