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Brooks delighted to return

April 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The man has sold more albums than the Beatles, and he apologized profusely for arriving 10 minutes late to a press conference at the Bryce Jordan Center here Friday afternoon. more »»


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Brooks delighted to return

April 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The man has sold more albums than the Beatles, and he apologized profusely for arriving 10 minutes late to a press conference at the Bryce Jordan Center here Friday afternoon. more »»

Brooks delighted to return

April 25, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The man has sold more albums than the Beatles, and he apologized profusely for arriving 10 minutes late to a press conference at the Bryce Jordan Center here Friday afternoon. more »»

Shuster’s office denies conflict

April 25, 2015 A spokesman for Rep. more »»

Summit addresses homelessness

April 25, 2015 As part of his job, Blair County Community Action Center’s deputy director does a “point-in-time” check on how many people in Blair County are homeless. more »»

Alleged molester facing more sex crime charges

April 25, 2015 An Altoona man in jail on charges he molested two young girls now faces additional accusations he had illegal contact with two other girls. more »»

Local Sports

Carroll’s Karlheim sizzles on cold day

April 25, 2015 LOYSBURG — The temperatures were unseasonably low at Northern Bedford’s Panther Community Stadium, accentuated by a strong wind. “It was a cold day,” Matt Karlheim sai. more »»

Broxton slams Wolves

April 25, 2015 ERIE — Keon Broxton and the Curve offense have been waiting for the type of explosive game they were able to enjoy Friday night at Eri. more »»

Tyrone explodes for 24 runs against Pirates

April 25, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Tyrone mustered a 17-hit attack in a 24-11 rout of Williamsburg in high school baseball Friday. more »»

Biddle takes 2nd at Penn Relays

April 25, 2015 PHILADELPHIA — Williamsburg Community High School senior Mike Biddle placed second at the Penn Relays in high school track and field on Friday. more »»

Peck leads P-O to lopsided win

April 25, 2015 SPRING MILLS — Maggie Peck homered, doubled and drove in four runs while throwing a one-hit shutout from the pitching circle as Philipsburg-Osceola cruised past Penns Valley, 14-0, in high school... more »»

Red Flash adding water polo in 2016

April 23, 2015 LORETTO — Saint Francis University added women’s water polo as the 23rd varsity sport, it was announced by Director of Athletics Bob Krimmel. more »»

Possibly more than football at Beaver Stadium

April 21, 2015 By Ben Brigandi For the Mirror UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State is open to expanded use of Beaver Stadium beyond football, though no specific conversations about concerts or other sporting events such a... more »»

Improving offensive line remains a top priority

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — There were a few surprises in Saturday’s Blue-White Game, but it came as no surprise that Penn State’s defense clearly is ahead of the offense at the conclusion of spring drills. more »»

Hack back and on (NFL) track

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — The NFL Draft is right around the corner (April 30-May 2), and Christian Hackenberg won’t be in it. more »»

Game adds feather to recruiting cap

April 19, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — As Penn State football coach James Franklin fielded a question about recruiting during spring practice following Saturday afternoon’s Blue-White Game, the second year Nittany Lion... more »»


Guy V. Burkholder

April 25, 2015 Guy V. Burkholder, 88, Tipton, died Wednesday morning at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. He was born in Blandburg, son of the late David C. and Zelda Irene (Weston) Burkholder. He married Phyllis . more »»

William T. ‘Will’ Young

April 25, 2015 William T. “Will” Young, 56, Martinsburg, died Wednesday evening at UPMC Presbyterian, Pittsburgh, after complications from open heart surgery. He was born in Beaufort, S.C., son of the late Glenn . more »»

Gary L. Krider

April 25, 2015 Gary L. Krider, 73, Port Matilda, died Wednesday at UPMC Altoona. He was born in Ironville, son of Edward and Ruth L. (Waite) Krider. Surviving are his wife, Helen (Kimberling); five children: J. more »»

Mary A. Hoenstine

April 25, 2015 Mary A. Hoenstine, 83, Altoona, passed away early Friday morning at the Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg. more »»

Beverly A. (Kuhn) Fabian

April 25, 2015 Beverly A. (Kuhn) Fabian, 71, Altoona, died Wednesday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Leroy Morris and Margaret (Brawley) Kuhn. She married Bernard . more »»

Area Life

Earth Matters: Earth Day came from golden age of environmentalism

April 25, 2015 For those of us that lived through the first Earth Day, it may come as a surprise that the planet’s holiday turned 45 this past wee. more »»

Morris remembered for her love of her community

April 25, 2015 A longtime resident of Altoona, Charlotte Lee Morris worked tirelessly for a number of civic organizations and left her community with a long-living legacy, say community leaders who knew her. more »»

Tribute concert to benefit library

April 25, 2015 Folks who’d like to be transported to a Broadway theater need only take the short trip to Tyrone next week. more »»

Altoona native to appear on TLC show

April 23, 2015 By Paige Minemyer Altoona native Brittany Kleiner said finding her wedding dress at Kleinfeld Bridal in was one of the best birthday gifts she could have asked for. more »»

Stitching up a show

April 23, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Some call quilting a craft, but the finished product surely is art. And, a lot of it will be on display at this week’s 24th annual Huntingdon Quilt Show. more »»

Local Business

UPS Store owners receive award from administration

April 24, 2015 The owners of the UPS Store in Altoona’s Plank Road Crossing have been named Small Business Persons of the Year by the Small Business Administration’s Pitts­burgh District Office. more »»

Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council selects annual winners

April 23, 2015 The president of a longtime family business will be honored as Person of the Year by the Blair-Bedford Central Labor Council. Tim Bettwy of Bettwy Electric Inc., Newry, will receive the honor Sept. more »»

Plans to reduce ag carbon emissions announced

April 23, 2015 DETROIT — Federal agricultural officials are planning to announce voluntary programs and initiatives for farmers, ranchers and foresters meant to build on President Barack Obama’s efforts to combat... more »»

Business briefs, April 23

April 23, 2015 TIPTON New Pig launches water projects grant program New Pig Corp., a leader in innovative environmental leak and spill containment products on Wednesday launched the PIG Difference Grant Program. more »»

Community banks go extra mile

April 19, 2015 The little guy plays a big role in the banking industry. more »»

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