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Five Blair, nine Bedford bridges to be replaced

January 25, 2015 It will be at least 16 months until PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement project has an effect on local bridges — five in Blair County — under a timeline and bridge list released by PennDOT official. more »»

 
 
 

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Five Blair, nine Bedford bridges to be replaced

January 25, 2015 It will be at least 16 months until PennDOT’s Rapid Bridge Replacement project has an effect on local bridges — five in Blair County — under a timeline and bridge list released by PennDOT official. more »»

Hollidaysburg residents weary of recent threats

January 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG—People living and working in the borough have become practiced in responding to public safety threats. “It’s getting quite annoying,” a Mulberry Street resident said Saturday. more »»

Leaders questioning replacement Bedford guards

January 25, 2015 BEDFORD — As Bedford County officials seek a new administration at the county jail — which has sported three different executives in two months — guards and the former warden have expressed serious... more »»

Old Cambria County Jail to become microbrewery

January 25, 2015 One probably wouldn’t think of jail as a place to get a good meal and a craft beer. more »»

Man charged after assault

January 25, 2015 A Patton man faces a felony charge after an assault at a Coupon club. Logan Township police allege Steven W. Faber Jr. more »»

Local Sports

Bellwood makes statement

January 25, 2015 The Bellwood-Antis High School girls basketball players were hearing all week about their showdown with 12-2 Bishop Guilfoyle, and, despite the Lady Devils’ 12-1 record heading into the contest, the... more »»

Link wins classic at Thomas tourney

January 25, 2015 BEDFORD — It looked like the takedown was inevitable for Central Cambria’s Max Murin as he and Penn Cambria rival Nolan Link found themselves in another overtime bout — this time in the 113-pound... more »»

PSU making one last push

January 25, 2015 With less than two weeks to go before signing day, Penn State is trying to put the finishing touches on its 2015 recruiting class by holding its biggest official visit event of the year this weeken. more »»

Young, Panthers prepping for rough stretch

January 25, 2015 By Will Graves The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Michael Young isn’t a numbers cruncher. more »»

Lions put an end to six-game losing streak

January 25, 2015 By Mark Brennan For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Things were bound to click for struggling Penn State sooner or later. Unfortunately for Rutgers, it happened Saturday at the BJC. more »»

PSU making one last push

January 25, 2015 With less than two weeks to go before signing day, Penn State is trying to put the finishing touches on its 2015 recruiting class by holding its biggest official visit event of the year this weeken. more »»

Recruiting update

January 25, 2015 PENN STATE Player Ht. Wt. Pos. Hometown Saquon Barkley 5-11 190 RB Whitehall, Pa. more »»

Lions put an end to six-game losing streak

January 25, 2015 By Mark Brennan For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Things were bound to click for struggling Penn State sooner or later. Unfortunately for Rutgers, it happened Saturday at the BJC. more »»

3 PSU players in Senior Bowl

January 24, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — A trio of Penn State standouts are set to play in today’s 66th Senior Bowl in Mobile, Ala. more »»

Hoops du Jour

January 21, 2015 PSU men at Michigan State Tipoff: 7 p.m., Breslin Center, East Lansing, Mich. more »»

Obituaries

Ethel JoAnne Dougherty

January 25, 2015 Ethel JoAnne Dougherty, 73, Altoona, died Friday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of John and Margaret (Gunderman) Webster. She was married to the late Charles F. Weyer. more »»

Glenn Fitzgerald

January 25, 2015 Glenn Fitzgerald, 91, Fairfield, Ohio, formerly of Altoona and Hollidaysburg, died Thursday. He was born in Altoona, son of Harry M. and Georgia (Roland) Fitzgeral. more »»

William Michael Wright

January 25, 2015 William Michael Wright, 66, East Freedom, died unexpectedly at home on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, after a brief illness. A complete obituary will appear in Monday’s Mirror. Arrangements are by Todd T. more »»

James L. Arnone

January 25, 2015 James L. Arnone, 86, Ebensburg, died Friday. He was born in Johnstown, son of Charles and Sylvia Arnone. Surviving are his wife, Mary Little-Arnone of Johnstown; three children: James L. J. more »»

Janet G. Maruna

January 25, 2015 Mrs. Maruna, 66, Flinton, died Saturday at her residence after a long battle with cancer. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Billy S. Clarkson and Mildred F. more »»

Area Life

Talented and mysterious: Area autistic artist's artwork on display locally

January 25, 2015 By the time Matthew McCoy was 5, he was meticulous with his toys. Too meticulous, his parents noticed. more »»

Free book giveaway

January 25, 2015 From time to time, the Mirror receives complimentary copies of books, and we like to share these with our readers. This week, we are giving away "Annie Mundy,” a novel by Robert H. Fowler. more »»

Author appearances: Miller will read her work at PSU’s Paterno Library

January 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK —Award-winning author Cathleen Miller will read her book at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, in Paterno Library’s Foster Auditorium. As part of the Mary E. more »»

Garden Notes: Native plants can suitably substitute for invasive species

January 24, 2015 Once upon a time, I had a sign on my desk that read “Absquatulate or Risk Defenestration.” I thought of it as a subtle nudge out the door for any salesperson that dropped in without an appointment. more »»

Don’t let weather stop your exercise

January 24, 2015 Though the warmth of summer offers a variety of activites to help people stay in shape, winter’s chill can make it harder to stay motivated and attentive to personal fitness. more »»

Local Business

Workplace

January 25, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Linda Carpenter has been named executive director of develop­ment and J.C. more »»

Architects partners again

January 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The acquisition of a Hollidays­burg architectural firm has brought two former partners in another firm back together. more »»

Chevron lays off 162 workers

January 23, 2015 CORAOPOLIS (AP) — Chevron Corp. is laying off 162 workers at its Appalachian business unit based near Pittsburgh. more »»

Microsoft debuts Windows 10

January 22, 2015 REDMOND, Wash. — Microsoft on Wednesday took the wraps off a new version of Windows — and a new wearable 3D gadget it calls the HoloLen. more »»

Stimulus measures bring hope to stocks

January 22, 2015 NEW YORK — Another choppy day on Wall Street ended with stocks broadly higher on hopes of new stimulus measures for Europe’s weak economy and a sharp rise in oil prices. more »»

 
 
 

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Nittany Lions snare two defensive linemen

January 25, 2015 Penn State came into this key recruiting weekend hoping to increase the over upside of its 2015 class and to fill a gaping void with the days winding down until signing day. more »

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