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Nittany Lions win Pinstripe Bowl

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — The final game of the sanctions era typified Penn State football and all the program has overcome during the past three tumultuous years. Down, but never out. more »»

 
 
 

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Nittany Lions win Pinstripe Bowl

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — The final game of the sanctions era typified Penn State football and all the program has overcome during the past three tumultuous years. Down, but never out. more »»

Schools compare funding, success

December 28, 2014 Taxpayers fund two public education systems in Pennsylvania — the traditional public school system and the charter school syste. more »»

Corbett leaves governorship with unsettled legacy

December 28, 2014 HARRISBURG — The most notable elements of Gov. Tom Corbett’s legacy may have been cemented on Election Day. more »»

Election dust has settled, but battles have just begun

December 28, 2014 It’s time to take down the Christmas tree in the governor’s mansion and start thinking up New Year’s resolutions — House resolutions, that is. more »»

Bellwood-Antis leader founded energy consortium

December 28, 2014 As an educator, Thomas McInroy wants to do what is best for the students. more »»

Local Sports

Lions pull out thrilling overtime bowl victory in Bronx

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Of all the people to make the catch — the TD grab that sent Penn State into the offseason with tons of positive vibes and optimism for the future — it’s incredibly ironic that Kyle Carter... more »»

Offense helps year end on right note

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Penn State picked the perfect way and the perfect place to get back in the postseason bowl business. more »»

Pinstripe Bowl highlights, lowlights

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 31-30 overtime victory in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday at Yankee Stadium: Play of the game: On third-and-7 from the Boston... more »»

Pinstripe Bowl notebook

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Christian Hackenberg started the season off with great numbers and finished with great numbers, the latter of which will help him forget about the many struggles he had in between. more »»

Eagles kicking themselves after loss

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Boston College had problems in its kicking game all season, and a big one bit the Eagles at the worst possible time Saturday. more »»

Lions pull out thrilling overtime bowl victory in Bronx

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Of all the people to make the catch — the TD grab that sent Penn State into the offseason with tons of positive vibes and optimism for the future — it’s incredibly ironic that Kyle Carter... more »»

Offense helps year end on right note

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Penn State picked the perfect way and the perfect place to get back in the postseason bowl business. more »»

Pinstripe Bowl highlights, lowlights

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Following are the highlights and lowlights from Penn State’s 31-30 overtime victory in the Pinstripe Bowl on Saturday at Yankee Stadium: Play of the game: On third-and-7 from the Boston... more »»

Pinstripe Bowl notebook

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Christian Hackenberg started the season off with great numbers and finished with great numbers, the latter of which will help him forget about the many struggles he had in between. more »»

Eagles kicking themselves after loss

December 28, 2014 NEW YORK — Boston College had problems in its kicking game all season, and a big one bit the Eagles at the worst possible time Saturday. more »»

Obituaries

Sister Inez Mary Beckel

December 28, 2014 June 6, 1912 – Dec. 18, 2014 Sister Inez Mary Beckel, S.C., 102, Greensburg, died Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, at Caritas Christi, the motherhouse of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill in Greensburg. more »»

Betty Jane Dionis

December 28, 2014 April 6, 1930 – Dec. 27, 2014 Betty Jane Dionis, 84, Altoona, died at her residence after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John and Nancy (Testa) Longo. more »»

Nancy Lee Fornwalt

December 28, 2014 Dec. 11, 1951 – Dec. 23, 2014 Nancy Lee (Stacey) Fornwalt, 63, Altoona, died peacefully Tuesday at home after a courageous year-long battle with leiomy­osarcoma. more »»

Glenn Bernard Noel

December 28, 2014 Dec. 1, 1951 – Dec. 25, 2014 Glenn Bernard Noel, 63, Duncansville, died Thurs­day at UPMC Shadyside. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Joseph and Rita (Lanzendorfer) Noel. He married Sally S. more »»

Anna Marie Sawinski

December 28, 2014 Sept. 27, 1918 – Dec. 26, 2014 Anna Marie Sawinski, 96, formerly of Jeannette, died Friday in Heritage Valley Beaver Hospita. more »»

Area Life

Garden Notes: Posies were used to communicate with beauty, grace

December 27, 2014 Aunt Posey was a singularly lively, beautiful woman who enjoyed talking and gambling. She was aptly named. more »»

A life of lace: Local man practices art of tatting for almost eight decades

December 27, 2014 As a child, Wayne Hendershot had a bad habit — he bit his nails, much to the disdain of his mother. more »»

Christmas is here!: Readers share their memories, traditions for the holiday celebrating Christ's birth

December 25, 2014 Christmas is a time full of traditions and having loved ones gathered around. more »»

Roadside inspiration: A daughter’s delight with holiday lights leads to an annual tradition

December 21, 2014 Twenty or so years ago, Barb and Wayne Guella started noticing that their intellectually disabled daughter, Shannon, was becoming more and more entranced with the Christmas lights Wayne was hanging... more »»

Earth Matters: Christmas trees have been holiday tradition for centuries

December 20, 2014 No holiday is more steeped in tradition and nostalgia than Christmas. Beyond commemorating a 2,000-year-old holy event, many Christmas traditions go back centuries. more »»

Local Business

Dining out a New Year’s tradition

December 28, 2014 Local restaurants are gearing up for one of their busiest nights of the year — New Year’s Eve. more »»

Workplace

December 27, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Ken Geary of Johnstown has been appointed executive director of the American Red Cross, serving Cambria, Somerset, Jefferson, Clearfield, Blair, Bedford and Huntingdon... more »»

Drones a popular holiday gift

December 24, 2014 NEW YORK — Santa’s sleigh isn’t the only thing flying this holiday season. more »»

Christmas lean for casino workers

December 24, 2014 ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. — One got her Christmas dinner handed to her a week in advance in foil containers from a union food bank. more »»

Business briefs, Dec. 23

December 24, 2014 huntingdon Juniata College recognized Juniata College rose two slots in the final major higher education poll by placing 79th in Kiplinger’s Personal Finance ranking for “Best Values in Private... more »»

 
 
 

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