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October 2, 2014 Sept. 18, 2014 Carson James McGeary, a son born to Cassandra Lang and Kevin McGeary, Altoona, at UPMC Altoona at 12:34 a.m. Sept. more »»

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Work begins on Microtel

October 2, 2014 Work on the new 72-room Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham is underway at 1601 Valley View Blvd. The new hotel will feature Microtel’s newest desig. more »»

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Sophia A. Burkey

October 2, 2014 Sept. 23, 1927 – Sept. 30, 2014 Sophia A. Burkey, 87, Loretto, passed away peacefully Tuesday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Kinston, N.C., daughter of the late Habib and Rosa (Farhaut) Abdallah. more »»

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Woman stays busy in Grange

September 1, 2014 Lorena Baughman grew up in the Grange. “I am a member of the fourth generation of my family, my daughters are the fifth generation,” the Duncansville area woman said. more »»

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AVSA Shotgun Shoot October 8, 2014

Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club Each Wednesday at 7pm until Nov. 26 1448 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Altoona near the Horseshoe Curve $10 for 6 Rounds Meat prizes from Blocher's Meat Market All ages welcome to attend avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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On the scholastic and recruiting beat

Leftover thoughts from Penn State/Northwestern weekend ...

September 29, 2014 Penn State fans didn't have anything to cheer about from Saturday's loss to Northwestern, but the Nittany Lions might have given them reason to celebrate in the future, even the not-to-distant future. more »

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