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March 2, 2014 NEW HIRES AND PROMOTIONS -- Dr. Nii-Daako P. Darko has joined UPMC Altoona’s Trauma/Emergency General Surgery Service. more »»

Money market fund assets rise

March 2, 2014 NEW YORK — Total U.S. money market mutual fund assets rose by $19.96 billion to $2.684 trillion for the week that ended Wednesday, according to the Investment Company Institute. more »»

Business profiles sought

March 2, 2014 Area businesses are encouraged to submit information for the Mirror’s annual People & Progress edition, which will be included in the March 25 edition. more »»

Meals on Wheels

February 23, 2014 Blair Senior Services Home Delivered Meals program does more than just provide a hot meal for senior citizens in Blair County. more »»

Nominations invited for next ‘20 Under 40’

February 18, 2014 The Mirror is now accepting nominations for its seventh edition of “20 Under 40,” which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living. more »»

Minimum wage debated

February 16, 2014 Not everyone is thrilled with President Barack Obama’s call in his State of the Union address to raise the minimum wage. The Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2013, introduced by Sen. more »»

Airport open to leasing restaurant

February 13, 2014 MARTINSBURG — With an idle kitchen and dining room on the second floor of the Altoona-Blair County Airport terminal building, the airport authority is wondering if anyone is interested in leasing th... more »»

Retailers prepare for cupid

February 10, 2014 Valentine’s Day falling on a Friday is expected to lead to extra business for area restaurants and local candy makers. Dining establishments are expected to take in $10. more »»

EZToUse, PSU Altoona partner on mobile app

February 10, 2014 In addition to newspapers, cellular telephones, computers and phone directories, mobile apps have become an object of wanting information in today’s world, when and how they want it, on many... more »»

Police: Jeep stolen for getaway

February 8, 2014 From Mirror staff reports A Tyrone man is behind bars after he allegedly stole a Jeep to flee a store where he’d been caught shoplifting, according to police. Shane A. Snyder, 32, 306 Teaberry St. more »»

Audit data shows schools owed additional funding

February 8, 2014 The detail of data school districts are required to collect on students to receive state subsidies can be overbearing, resulting in questionable state funding for districts or lack of it. more »»

Woman allegedly steals sunglasses in front of officer

February 8, 2014 TYRONE — An Altoona woman faces charges after police said she stole a pair of sunglasses from Sheetz just feet away from an on-duty police officer. Bonnie L. more »»

Franchises flourishing

February 2, 2014 Diane Helsel joined thousands of franchise owners in October when she opened Cinnabon in the Logan Valley Mall. more »»

Tax time

January 26, 2014 With the 2014 tax filing season set to open Friday, local tax preparers are encouraging their clients to be organized. more »»

Fire claims J&O warehouse

January 23, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — An early morning fire Tuesday destroyed the J&O Fireplaces warehouse, but owner Joe Panaro said he wants customers to know the retail location was untouched and is open for business. more »»

Edward Jones ranked No. 4 in Fortune in 2014

January 22, 2014 Michael Harris said he truly understands why Edward Jones always has a high spot on the best companies to work for list. “I was a client first. more »»

Family Ties

January 19, 2014 It hasn’t always been easy, but Pellegrine’s Lounge has survived. The local establishment, founded Jan. 6, 1964, by brothers Harry Sr. and Steve Pellegrine, is marking 50 years in business this yea. more »»

Area native living to serve

January 12, 2014 Randy Welsch enjoys a challenge. more »»

Director wins Athena Leadership Award

January 7, 2014 The longtime executive director of the Blair County Arts Foundation has been named as the 27th recipient of the Blair County Chamber’s Athena Leadership Awar. more »»

Gas rates to go up Jan. 1

December 31, 2013 The average residential customers of Peoples Natural Gas Co. will see their monthly bills rise $6.60 starting Wednesday as a result of higher commodity prices. more »»

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