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Car slams into Tyrone house

December 20, 2014 Nancy McNelis was in the bedroom of her Tyrone home at 5609 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., listening to the radio Friday afternoon when she heard squealing tires and gravel flying. more »»

 
 
 
Nason closer to takeover by LifePoint

December 20, 2014 ROARING SPRING — Nason Hospital officials cleared one of few remaining stops Friday on the road to outside acquisition, presenting their case to the state Attorney General’s Office as they prepare... more »»

Judge sends city woman to court for mom’s death

December 20, 2014 An Altoona woman accused of killing her mother called 911 to report hearing voices and seeing prowlers outside her home a week before the Nov. 19 deadly shooting on Fifth Avenue, records show. more »»

Sandusky denied $4,900-a-month pension

December 20, 2014 HARRISBURG — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was sentenced... more »»

Caroling students enjoy giving back

December 20, 2014 EBENSBURG — A group of Bishop Carroll students huddled around the Christmas tree at the Senior Activity Center in Ebensburg, each bearing a gift intended for a center participant. more »»

Court lawyer: No new improprieties in email trove

December 20, 2014 HARRISBURG — A lawyer hired by the Penn­syl­vania Supreme Court to review thousands of emails between justices and the state attorney general’s office, including some containing pornography, reporte... more »»

US Army Engineers begin Raystown Lake draw down

December 20, 2014 From Mirror staff reports The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun a scheduled draw down of Raystown Lake, and boaters are urged to use caution with the lower water levels. more »»

Cambria man faces charges in fatal crash

December 20, 2014 EBENSBURG — A Gallitzin man is facing involuntary manslaughter and related charges linked to a deadly crash on July 4 in Gallitzin Township, state police at Ebensburg said Friday. more »»

Police reports

December 20, 2014 Altoona police — Brian Allen Skiver, no age listed, Fallentimber, was arrested Wednesday night at Pleasant Valley Boulevard and 17th Street and charged with possession of a small amount of marijuana... more »»

Bedford prison board ­meeting testy

December 19, 2014 BEDFORD — A specially scheduled Bedford County Prison Board meeting quickly devolved into mutual accusations and a public airing of grievances Thursday as the county commissioners, District Attorney... more »»

Sandusky won't get pension back

December 19, 2014 HARRISBURG(AP) — Former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky has lost a legal battle to restore his $4,900-a-month pension, a benefit that was canceled two years ago after he was... more »»

Budget splits Cambria leaders

December 19, 2014 EBENSBURG — A flat tax rate for residents was the highlight of budget talk Thursday morning, according to two Cambria County commissioners. more »»

Authority raises water, sewer rates

December 19, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority on Thursday raised water rates by 2 percent and sewer rates by 4 percent for next year. The increases will add $1. more »»

Authority raises water, sewer rates

December 19, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority on Thursday raised water rates by 2 percent and sewer rates by 4 percent for next year. The increases will add $1. more »»

Synthetic ice surface makes show at Jaffa possible

December 19, 2014 When performers take to the ice Sunday for the first skating show that the Jaffa Shrine in Altoona has hosted in years, they will skate on ice that requires no refrigeration and is tailor-made for... more »»

Bedford County to look into prison staffing

December 19, 2014 BEDFORD — In the wake of complaints from jail staff and newly publicized comments from former Warden David Kessling, Bedford County officials are taking tentative steps toward hiring more guards,... more »»

Woman accused of child abuse

December 19, 2014 A Virginia woman faces charges in Blair County stemming from allegations of child abuse dating back two years. Elizabeth A. more »»

Altoona Water Authority seeks collaboration with city

December 19, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority plans to send a letter to the city proposing that a two-person team from each organization work out an agreement by which the city earns enough money from its water... more »»

Hearing to review Nason takeover

December 19, 2014 ROARING SPRING ä A public hearing set for noon today will review Nason Hospitalás proposed takeover by Tennessee-based hospital chain LifePoint, according to a public notice issued by Nason officials. more »»

Mom pleads guilty after son kills sister

December 19, 2014 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A Philadelphia woman has pleaded guilty after her 2-year-old son picked up a loaded .357 revolver and fatally shot his 11-year-old sister. more »»

APD collecting donations

December 19, 2014 City police once again are volunteering to help make the holidays better for area families. Altoona police are collecting donations of food and cash to benefit the St. Vincent de Paul Food Pantr. more »»

 
 

Holiday on Ice December 20, 2014

The Lakemont Figure Skating Club will be performing a Holiday on Ice Show at Galactic Ice, Altoona, PA. Tickets are $5 and are available at the door or can be purchased in advance from a LFSC member. For more information about our club, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/LakemontFSC. more »

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