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PSU rallies, but upset falls short

October 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It was 63-14 last season, one of the most humbling losses in Penn State history. more »»

 
 
 

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PSU rallies, but upset falls short

October 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It was 63-14 last season, one of the most humbling losses in Penn State history. more »»

Tyrone woman dies in crash

October 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The driver in a fatal crash on Interstate 99 has been identified. Blair County Deputy Coroner Bill Forsht said Saturday that Della . more »»

Home rule opposition dwindling

October 26, 2014 Mounted on wires in grassy areas, the white signs with red lettering urge city residents to “VOTE NO!” on the home rule charter referendum Nov. 4, citing “Unlimited Taxation. more »»

Federal standards get mixed reviews from school boards, parents

October 26, 2014 None of the Common Core State Standards’ politically charged baggage — claims of overcomplicated math and federal overreach — follows Altoona Area third-grade teacher Lindsey Kiraly into math class... more »»

St. Vincent moving to new digs for store

October 26, 2014 In 2011, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul moved its thrift store in Johnstown to a larger building along a busier thoroughfare. more »»

Local Sports

Tomahawks drop home opener

October 26, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Tomahawks had little trouble grabbing momentum Saturday night, scoring the first goal just four minutes into the game. more »»

PSU falls to Ohio State in 2 OT, 31-24

October 25, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit and tied in the closing seconds of regulation. more »»

Commentary: Defense might need to take cue from Conlan

October 25, 2014 Shane Conlan, on a very short list of the greatest Nittany Lions of all time, will be recognized during tonight’s Penn State-Ohio State game for his upcoming induction into the College Football Hall... more »»

Home for Halloween: Lions secure playoff game at Mansion Park

October 25, 2014 Mansion Park hadn’t seen a scene like this in ... well, a long, long time. more »»

Penn State’s chances hinge on offensive line improving

October 25, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — There are not five keys to tonight’s game between Penn State and Ohio State. There’s one key, and it makes all the differenc. more »»

PSU falls to Ohio State in 2 OT, 31-24

October 25, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK -- Penn State rallied from a 17-point halftime deficit and tied in the closing seconds of regulation. more »»

Commentary: Defense might need to take cue from Conlan

October 25, 2014 Shane Conlan, on a very short list of the greatest Nittany Lions of all time, will be recognized during tonight’s Penn State-Ohio State game for his upcoming induction into the College Football Hall... more »»

Penn State’s chances hinge on offensive line improving

October 25, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — There are not five keys to tonight’s game between Penn State and Ohio State. There’s one key, and it makes all the differenc. more »»

Ohio State’s speed to test Lions

October 24, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Brent Pry doesn’t seem to be afraid of Ohio State. more »»

QB battle set up for weekend

October 23, 2014 While there might not be much comparison between Christian Hackenberg and Ohio State’s J.T. more »»

Obituaries

Dorothy H. Brumbaugh

October 26, 2014 Dorothy H. Brumbaugh, 94, Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, died Saturday morning at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 10 to the 11 a.m. funeral service Tuesday, Oc. more »»

Edward A. Dodson

October 26, 2014 Edward A. Dodson, 62, King, passed away Friday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Charles P. and Lois (Imler) Dodson. He married June L. Hengst on Feb. 23, 1974, in Kin. more »»

Earl A. ‘Red’ French Jr.

October 26, 2014 Earl A. “Red” French Jr., 74, Altoona, died Friday at UPMC Altoona after an extended illness. He was born in Lakemont, son of the late Earl A. and Mildred (Clifford) French Sr. He married Nancy C. more »»

Almeda Elizabeth ‘Mickey’ Gingery

October 26, 2014 Almeda Elizabeth “Mickey” Gingery, 86, El Paso, Texas, loving wife, mother and grandmother, passed away Oct. 18. She was born in Philipsburg, daughter of the late Charles and Hilda (Lieghty) McCord. more »»

Catherine ‘Kate’ Hetrick

October 26, 2014 Catherine ‘Kate’ Hetrick, 96, Williamsburg, passed away Saturday morning Oct. 25, 2014, at Huntingdon Nursing and Rehab Center. A complete obituary will appear in the Mirror at a later date. more »»

Area Life

Earth Matters: Recycling common items makes sense for environment

October 25, 2014 It may seem odd that common objects we use almost every day can be connected to serious environmental problems. more »»

Ghost tour of Mishler raises spirits

October 25, 2014 A lot of haunted houses will try to send people screaming in fear from the building. But when ghosts invade the Mishler next week, they’ll be more likely to tell you a story than try to scare you off. more »»

‘A heart of gold’: Altoona’s Igoe family meets donor family for the first time

October 25, 2014 More than two years after the unexpected passing of her 12-year-old daughter, Valerie Sinclair listened to her late child’s beating heart with a stethoscope through the chest of 17-year-old Dalton... more »»

Family dysfunction: Edgy dark comedy brings violence, suspense

October 23, 2014 A Tony-winning dark comedy about a dysfunctional family is taking the stage at the Church in the Middle of the Block Cultural Cente. more »»

Comedians honor Leno with humor prize in DC

October 23, 2014 WASHINGTON — The joke was on Jay Leno as comedians saluted the former “Tonight Show” host Sunday when he received the nation’s top humor priz. more »»

Local Business

Dale Oxygen marks 75th year

October 26, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Now in its third generation, being a family owned and operated business is a sense of strong pride for the Bennear family which has run Dale Oxygen since 1939. more »»

Workplace

October 26, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Anita Hoover of Roaring Spring has accepted the new position of Business Development Executive at Headline Marketing & Communica­tion. more »»

Briefcase

October 21, 2014 Danaher earnings increase WASHINGTON, D.C. — Danaher Corp. said net earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 were $680. more »»

Business Hall of Fame

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Ticker

October 21, 2014 Not so fast cordcutters; cable’s not going anywhere Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite... more »»

 
 
 

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