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Prosecutors battling over Maurizio testimony

August 29, 2015 Prosecutors in the case of a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing Honduran children want to introduce testimony that might include incidents with children that didn’t result in charges... more »»

 
 
 

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Prosecutors battling over Maurizio testimony

August 29, 2015 Prosecutors in the case of a Roman Catholic priest accused of sexually abusing Honduran children want to introduce testimony that might include incidents with children that didn’t result in charges... more »»

Hot, dry days buoy attendance

August 29, 2015 The summer swimming season started slow but picked up as the weather improved. “June was terrible to say the least. June was rough, but we had a good July and Augus. more »»

Police: SUV driver drunk when he struck train

August 29, 2015 A Tyrone man faces charges after police say he was drunk when he hit a train in an SUV. James V. Weston III, 23, of 505 W. 20th St. more »»

Man accused of selling landlord’s appliances while tenant was away

August 29, 2015 A house guest in Logan Township is accused of selling the kitchen appliances of a rented mobile home while his host was out of town. Dustin H. more »»

Judge approves Dickey withdrawing from Piner case

August 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County defense attorney Tom Dickey received permission Friday to withdraw as counsel for Stephen M. more »»

Local Sports

Passion must be curtailed at times to benefit team

August 29, 2015 By John Mehno For the Mirror PITTSBURGH — Francisco Cervelli has brought passion to the Pittsburgh Pirates in his first season with the team. more »»

Lady Tigers improve mark to 3-0

August 29, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG—The Hollidaysburg girls tennis team moved to 3-0 after a dominant performance in its 9-0 sweep of Central Mountain Friday afternoon in high school action. more »»

Impact Lions No. 9: CB Jordan Lucas

August 28, 2015 This is the second in a series of the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Altoona, Hollidaysburg set to meet in scrimmage

August 28, 2015 Tonight will be just like old times at Mansion Park — sort of. more »»

Swope leads Blue Devils by Chestnut Ridge

August 28, 2015 IMLER — Behind Derek Swope’s 47, Bellwood-Antis edged Chestnut Ridge, 270-275, in high boys golf Thursday at King Valley Golf Cours. more »»

Transfers will help PSU line

August 29, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — It seemed like the ideal match. Kevin Reihner was an all-state scholastic offensive lineman in the heart of Penn State Nation. more »»

Impact Lions No. 9: CB Jordan Lucas

August 28, 2015 This is the second in a series of the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

JUCO player gets nod at left tackle

August 27, 2015 From Mirror reports UNIVERSITY PARK — Paris Palmer has made enough progress at left tackle for James Franklin to feel comfortable starting him there in Penn State’s opener. more »»

Impact Lions

August 27, 2015 Impact Lions This is the first in a series of the top 10 players who could make the biggest impact for Penn State this season. more »»

Williams finds groove

August 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — If someone were to summarize the last four years of Penn State football with one word, the most fitting would be transitio. more »»

Obituaries

Georgetta M. (Wilson) Cannonie

August 29, 2015 Georgetta M. (Wilson) Cannonie, 82, Portage, died Friday. She was born in Lloydale, daughter of Richard and Edna (Imler) Wilson. more »»

Dolores M. Diehl

August 29, 2015 Dolores M. Diehl, 85, Tyrone, died Friday at her residence. She was born in Port Matilda, daughter of Axel and Beulah (Troy) Adams. She married William F. Diehl on March 20, 1950, in Winchester, V. more »»

Dorothy M. Fouse

August 29, 2015 Dorothy M. Fouse, 94, James Creek, died Tuesday. She was born in Hooversville, daughter of Herlen and Elizabeth (Smith) Lohr. She was married to the late Fred Fouse. more »»

Margaret L. ‘Peggy’ Miller

August 29, 2015 Margaret L. “Peggy” Miller, 75, Altoona, died Thursday. She was born in Altoona, daughter of James and Dorothy (Speck) McGarvey. She was married to the late Billie W. Miller. more »»

Sheldon L. Wertz

August 29, 2015 Sheldon L. Wertz, 78, Duncansville, passed away Thursday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Hollidays­burg, son of the late Basil E. Sr. and Margaret A. (Oldham) Wertz. more »»

Area Life

McHale to perform in Williamsport

August 29, 2015 WILLIAMSPORT?— If his “Community” character of a disgraced, womanizing lawyer with an acerbic tongue were a real person, Joel McHale would be a less-than-well-liked individual. more »»

Baker Mansion made over: There’s a whole lot of new at the old house in Altoona

August 29, 2015 If you haven’t visited the Baker Mansion lately, you haven’t seen the new, blue ceiling, reconfigured exhibits and a real 1850s office. more »»

Earth Matters: Everybody must be on board with recycling effort

August 29, 2015 “What planet are you from?” I asked the surprised young lady as she approached me. A day after moving into her new dorm room at Penn State Altoona, she had already generated a bag of trash. more »»

On the silver screen: Penn State Altoona Film Series kicks off with ‘E.T.’ Sunday

August 27, 2015 The Penn State Altoona Film Series is making its return this weekend with a friendly alien and his familiar favorite candies. “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” will play at 6 p.m. more »»

Paul McCartney to perform at Bryce Jordan Center on Oct. 15

August 26, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Fresh off of historic headline performance at this year’s Lollapalooza hailed as the biggest and best in the festival’s 25-year history, Paul McCartney has confirmed his first-ever... more »»

Local Business

Atlantic Broadband adding HD channels

August 27, 2015 Atlantic Broadband on Wednesday announced Internet speed and HD channel additions as well as enhanced digital sound and quality will begin in November in Altoona and surrounding service areas... more »»

WJAC-TV: Dish, Sinclair reach agreement

August 27, 2015 A dispute between Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. more »»

Briefcase

August 25, 2015 TYRONE Natural food store opens Pure Living Inc. is now open for business at 10 W. 10th St., first floor. Owned by Tracey Stroup and Sandy Albright, Pure Living Inc. more »»

Bankruptcies

August 23, 2015 The following people have made filings in U.S. Bank­ruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. more »»

Workplace

August 23, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Susan L. Williams has been named chief medical officer for Conemaugh Health Sys­tem of Duke LifePoint Healthcar. more »»

 
 
 

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