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Renters, business owners worried about reassessment

March 6, 2015 The owners of income-producing properties are fearful that Blair County’s reassessment will create higher real estate tax bills than they can afford. “I house 125 families ... more »»

 
 
 

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Renters, business owners worried about reassessment

March 6, 2015 The owners of income-producing properties are fearful that Blair County’s reassessment will create higher real estate tax bills than they can afford. “I house 125 families ... more »»

Allegheny Township board approves liquor at theater

March 6, 2015 CROSS KEYS — Area moviegoers may soon be able to enjoy an alcoholic beverage while visiting a local theater because, on Thursday, Allegheny Township supervisors voted unanimously to approve the... more »»

Weather, utility pole issues lead to loss of phone service

March 6, 2015 Communication is key to many area businesses and service centers, so, when they found themselves without phones on Thursday, employees of several local establishments said they were inconvenienced... more »»

States remain on edge about health insurance

March 6, 2015 MIAMI — Mixed signals from the Supreme Court have states on edge about the future of health insurance subsidies for millions of Americans. more »»

Former chief Starr announces run for mayor

March 6, 2015 Former Altoona Police Chief Pete Starr is planning to run for the Republican nomination for the new full-time mayoral post. “I think the city needs some fresh leadership,” Starr said Thursday. more »»

Local Sports

Altoona off to good start

March 6, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@alltoonamirror.com HERSHEY — Altoona sophomore 106-pounder Cole Manley and senior 170-pounder D.J. more »»

Ridge in a good spot

March 6, 2015 By Todd Irwin tirwin@altoonamirro. more »»

Points from everyone important for victory

March 6, 2015 By Andy Elder For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — In March 2014, Penn State was gearing up for a run at its fourth consecutive Big Ten wrestling tournament championship, and Zack Beitz and Luke Frey... more »»

BG graduate honored by PAC

March 6, 2015 GREENVILLE — Former Bishop Guilfoyle High School athlete Pat Aigner was recently named to the Presidents’ Athletic Conference Baseball 60th Anniversary Team. more »»

Pens unlucky in Mile High City

March 6, 2015 The Associated Press DENVER — The crystal trophy was nice. So were the watch and the silver hockey stick. Mementos from his 1,000th NHL game that Alex Tanguay will surely cherish. more »»

Points from everyone important for victory

March 6, 2015 By Andy Elder For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — In March 2014, Penn State was gearing up for a run at its fourth consecutive Big Ten wrestling tournament championship, and Zack Beitz and Luke Frey... more »»

PSU fades late in loss to Ohio St.

March 5, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — At halftime of Penn State’s home final against No. more »»

Lady Lions' season over at tournament

March 5, 2015 From Mirror, wire reports HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. — Freshman Amanda Cahill scored a season-high 20 points to lead No. 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 »»

Obituaries

John R. Lynch

March 6, 2015 John R. Lynch, 55, Altoona, died Wednesday evening at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Coral Gables, Fla., son of Myra Sue (Nevel) Lynch and the late George Allen Lynch. Surviving are his mother, Myra . more »»

Paul J. Cotter

March 6, 2015 Paul J. Cotter, 63, Altoona, died Thursday morning at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Calvin C. and Christine V. (Matthews) Cotter. more »»

Gladys K. McManamy

March 6, 2015 Gladys K. McManamy, 96, Martinsburg, formerly of Greenwood, Altoona, passed away early Thursday morning, March 5, 2015, at The Village at Morrisons Cove. Friends will be received from 2 to 6 p.m. more »»

Martha J. Williamson

March 6, 2015 Martha J. Williamson, 90, Patton, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Spangler, daughter of William H. and Mary Ellen (Yahner) Gwynn. more »»

Martha J. Williamson

March 6, 2015 Martha J. Williamson, 90, Patton, died Thursday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Spangler, daughter of William H. and Mary Ellen (Yahner) Gwynn. more »»

Area Life

Mirror phone system working

March 5, 2015 Telephone service to the Mirror generally has been restored, although there remain some brief temporary periods where calls cannot get throug. more »»

‘Down on the Farm’ exhibit features local artists’ works

March 5, 2015 More than 70 rural scenes, from a rooster in watercolor to a barn in a verdant valley, have been captured for display by the Mount Aloysius College Art Alliance. more »»

Frustration can result in change

March 5, 2015 Frustration is perhaps one of the strongest forces in the world. It’s the result of too many things gone wrong or something going unnoticed for too long. more »»

Study: Some smokers may combine products

March 5, 2015 WASHINGTON — The first peek at a major study of how Americans smoke suggests many use combinations of products, and often e-cigarettes are part of the mix. more »»

‘The Girl on the Train’ hit for Hawkins

March 5, 2015 LONDON — The tedium of the daily commute has turned out to be pretty productive for Paula Hawkin. more »»

Local Business

Business briefs, March 6

March 6, 2015 UPMC Bedford Memorial program certified UPMC Bedford Memorial’s cardiovascular rehabilitation program has been certified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. more »»

European Central Bank: Recovery strengthening

March 5, 2015 NICOSIA, Cyprus — The European Central Bank will unleash its $1.2 trillion stimulus program on Monday — and says the prospect is already boosting the eurozone economy. more »»

Mirror phone system working

March 5, 2015 Telephone service to the Mirror generally has been restored, although there remain some brief temporary periods where calls cannot get throug. more »»

Work at business park should be done by fall

March 5, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Infra­structure work for Blair County’s newest business park is expected to be completed this fall. Sheetz Inc. is expected to be the first tenant of the Martin . more »»

Reassessment forum set

March 4, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A reassessment forum scheduled Thursday will focus on commercial property in Blair County. Representatives of Evaluator Services & Technology Inc. more »»

 
 
 

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