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Cresson foreman accused of theft

July 23, 2014 A former Cresson Borough employee is facing felony criminal charges for stealing more than 100 tons of road materials and selling it to another municipality, according to police. more »»


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Cresson foreman accused of theft

July 23, 2014 A former Cresson Borough employee is facing felony criminal charges for stealing more than 100 tons of road materials and selling it to another municipality, according to police. more »»

Ketner’s retirement accepted

July 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Borough Council unanimously accepted the retirement of longtime Police Chief Jeffrey Ketner on Tuesday. more »»

Lack of answers angers Hollidaysburg residents

July 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — As dozens of people crowded the Hollidaysburg Borough Council chambers and spilled into the hallway Tuesday, many said they’d come for one reason: an explanation of the murky... more »»

Drug suspect receives jail time for child porn stash

July 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — When Justin H. more »»

Suspects want nightclub shooting video barred from upcoming trial

July 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Defense attorneys for Hugo “Juice” Baez of New York and Brandon A. more »»

Local Sports

Home runs help Bucs to victory

July 23, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Gregory Polanco broke out of a slump with a solo home run and a tiebreaking two-run single, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates to a 12-7 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. more »»

Wise gets point across in opener

July 23, 2014 Wise Trailer Sales has been the top team in Altoona’s All American Amateur Baseball Association for the past two regular seasons, but Johnston Realty remained the face of the league in the national... more »»

Football coach the new AD at Williamsburg

July 23, 2014 Blue Pirate athletics is a point of pride for 1977 Williamsburg Community High School graduate Bob Hearn. “I know most of the people that live in town. more »»

Selig worked well for MLB owners

July 23, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig was at PNC Park Tuesday, part of his farewell tour as he prepares to retire. more »»

Curve prevail in slugfest

July 23, 2014 NEW BRITAIN, Conn. — The wildest game of the season saw the Curve put together an offensive explosion that helped them overcome a poor starting pitching effort Tuesday nigh. more »»

PSU’s Hull honored by Athlon Sports

July 22, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State linebacker Mike Hull was selected preseason first-team All-Big Ten by Athlon Sports, with four additional Nittany Lions on the second-team. more »»

Nittany Lions add wideout Charles to ’15 class

July 20, 2014 Penn State got closer to completing its 2015 football recruiting class on Saturday. The Nittany Lions also got a jump on 2016. more »»

PSU WR Lewis ‘excited for season’

July 20, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — When Geno Lewis arrived at Penn State in 2012, Allen Robinson took him under his wing and served as his mentor. more »»

Healthy Hull matters greatly for PSU football team

July 18, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Mike Hull couldn’t give his full focus to making big plays last year, not after suffering a knee injury in the opener and dealing with it all season. more »»

4 players going on big stage

July 18, 2014 CHICAGO, Ill — Four women’s soccer players will have the opportunity to represent Penn State on the international stag. more »»


Patrick C. Andrews

July 23, 2014 A memorial Mass for Patrick C. Andrews, 88, Coalport, who died July 19, 2014, will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at St. Basil Catholic Church, Coalport. more »»

Edna Joan Benson

July 23, 2014 Edna Joan Benson, 86, Altoona, passed away Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of Eleanor Marlett. She married William C. Benson, and he died Feb. 12, 1971. more »»

Ellen M. Glass

July 23, 2014 Ellen M. Glass, 84, formerly of Amsbry, died Saturday at the home of her son and daughter-in-law, Arthur and Pam Glass of Williamsbur. more »»

Bernard E. Hinish

July 23, 2014 Bernard Eugene Hinish, 78, Curryville, passed away Monday afternoon at Homewood at Martinsburg. He was born in Curryville, son of the late Wilmer E. and Martha R. (Rhodes) Hinish. more »»

Elizabeth J. “Bethann” Knapik

July 23, 2014 Elizabeth J. “Bethann” Knapik, 75, Northern Cambria, died Monday. She was born in Spangler, daughter of Allan and Sara Stratton. more »»

Area Life

Staking a claim: Community Supported Agriculture programs bring farmers, consumers together

July 20, 2014 NICKTOWN — Victoria Cope of Johnstown can’t bring herself to buy a tomato at the grocery store any more. more »»

Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall Museum

July 20, 2014 NEW YORK — A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers. more »»

A ‘labor of love’: Area man creates backyard haven with garden rooms

July 19, 2014 WILLIAMSBURG — Told that his sprawling yard and garden seem almost like a vacation area, George Dempsie nodded in agreement, before adding with a laugh, “With one tired gardener. more »»

Earth Matters: Rhododendrons provide beautiful show in area forests

July 18, 2014 Living among the mountains of central Pennsylvania day in and day out, sometimes we don’t notice the natural beauty of our forests. more »»

Five tips for making family trips with teens more fun

July 17, 2014 NEW YORK — Family travel falls into three distinct phases. First, there’s the exhausting period of travel with crying babies who need diapers, bottles, strollers, car seats and naps. more »»

Local Business

Shear determination

July 20, 2014 Joe Martin admits he’s taking a risk. more »»

Court further limits reach of gas drilling law

July 18, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania court has further limited the reach of a major 2012 law that modernized drilling regulations, ruling Thursday that state public utility regulators cannot review how local... more »»

Microsoft cutting 18K jobs

July 18, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Microsoft announced the biggest layoffs in its 39-year history Thursday, outlining plans to cut 18,000 jobs in a move that marked the CEO’s sharpest pivot yet away from his... more »»

Fox bid for Time Warner sparks content merge race

July 17, 2014 LOS ANGELES — Even though Rupert Murdoch’s $76 billion bid for rival media giant Time Warner Inc. more »»

Visa launches ‘Checkout’ service

July 17, 2014 NEW YORK — Payment processor Visa is launching a new service called Visa Checkout that eliminates a few steps in online paymen. more »»

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Curve SS Hanson benched again, manager says 'enough is enough'

July 20, 2014 Curve shortstop Alen Hanson, who has missed significant time this season because of several lack of hustle incidents, sat out a second straight game Sunday night after getting pulled in the middle o... more »

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Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »

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