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Altoona, Pennsylvania is located in Blair County. Zip codes in Altoona, PA include 16603, 16602, and 16601. The median home price in Altoona is $82,500. More Altoona information.

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Conservation district official receives state award

Traveling from various parts of Pennsylvania, nearly 180 individuals comprised of conservation district staffs, state officials and legislative partners convened in Altoona to honor conservationists during the PA Association of Conservation Districts Inc. and State Conservation Commission's 67th Joint Annual Conference.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Megan's Law registrant receives 15 to 30 years for sexual assault

An Altoona man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl has been sent to a state correctional institution for 15-30 years by Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise.

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O-R Online

Train derailment in central Pa. spills coal; no injuries

Officials in Lycoming County told The Sun-Gazette of Williamsport that a dozen cars on the 129-car train derailed in Nisbet shortly before 3 p.m. Sunday.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

The Citizens' Voice

Ferko-Robuck

The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Vera Lesley of Wichita Kan., the late George Steuber, and the late Helen and Stephen Ferko.

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Sat Jul 19, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Penn State student who was struck by vehicle dies

A Penn State freshman who was struck by a pickup truck while jogging earlier this month in State College has died.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Summer Sounds All Over

The Fabulous Flashbacks take the stage at downtown Altoona's Heritage Plaza on Friday night in the latest installment of the Summer Sounds concert series.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

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Sheetz beer

Convenience store retailer Sheetz Inc. has been approved by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to sell beer at a new c-store in Shippensburg, Pa., reported The Patriot-News .

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Philly.com

Dog attack critically injures Pa. man

Authorities in central Pennsylvania say a man was critically injured in an attack by one of his dogs, which was then shot to death by police officers.

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Waly 103.9

Thursday July 17 2014

THE ALTOONA MIRROR SAYS HOLLIDAYSBURG BORO COUNCIL IS SCHEDULED TO MEET TUESDAY TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS RELATED TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

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Tue Jul 15, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Antoinette M. Marinelli

She was born in Brooklyn, daughter of Peter and Gatana Castellano. She married William Marinelli on Nov. 11, 1939, at the Church of St. Teresa in New York City, and he preceded her in death April 21, 2011.

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

Altoona Mirror

SOAR can make college possible

When determined people get together, even if it's just over a cup of coffee, things have a way of happening, like when two longtime educators met and shared their concerns about bright students who might not make it to college.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Workplace

Romani graduated from Penn State University and is currently at Saint Francis University seeking a master's degree in human resource management.

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The Wichita Eagle

65 years ago, Pennsylvania was Billy Grahama s crucible

ALTOONA, Pa. – In the fall of 1949, the Rev. Billy Graham led an eight-week series of revival meetings in Los Angeles, drawing multitudes and making converts of celebrities and others.

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Altoona Mirror

Parents face charges over hazardous home

An Altoona couple with two small children face criminal charges after their Willow Avenue home was found to be a health hazard, according to police.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Times Leader

Robuck, Ferko

Stephen and Paulette Ferko are jumping for joy to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amelia Anne, to Michael Robuck.

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Centre Daily Times

One-car crash leaves Tyrone man dead

State police in Hollidaysburg said Andy Teeters, 84, was killed after the 1998 Dodge Caravan he was a passenger in traveled off Beltip Road at 1:25 p.m., hit an embankment and struck a tree.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The York Daily Record

College student pleads guilty to making bombs

This file booking photo provided by the Altoona Police Dept. shows Vladislav Miftakhov.

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Chambersburg Public Opinion

College student pleads guilty to making bombs

This file booking photo provided by the Altoona Police Dept. shows Vladislav Miftakhov.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Attorney asks judge to bar death penalty

A defense attorney is asking the judge in the Paul Aaron Ross murder case to bar the death penalty in his upcoming retrial, contending that when Ross was tried nearly a decade ago for the crime, the jury decided that a death sentence was not appropriate.

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Let's Go Tribe

Francisco Lindor and Clint Frazier on Baseball America's midseason top 50

While the Indians hover around .500, teasing us with the notion that they might put things together and contend all season, I find myself also keeping a closer eye on 2015, just in case the bottom falls out during the next couple weeks.

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