Michael W. - Mick' French
He was born in Altoona, son of Louis Bert Jack and Georgetta M. "Sis" French. He married Marie Ritchey in Winchester, Va., and she died June 4, 2004.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Judge supports parole
A Mexico native agreed Monday to withdraw a request for a hearing on his conviction for drug possession after Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron said he would agree to support the inmate's parole from a state correctional institution.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Police: Drunk driver collides into van, hurts 6
An Ashville man has been charged in connection with a Friday night accident that sent six people to UPMC Altoona.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Transportation funding in gear
When Gov. Tom Corbett signed a new transportation bill into law last Monday, it brought an end to years of contentious debate and indecision on ways to maintain the state's thousands of miles of distressed highways and crumbling bridges.
Centre Daily Times
Altoona drug bust nets thousands in cash
An Altoona drug bust Saturday yielded thousands of dollars in cash and a large amount of drugs, Altoona police said.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
He married Ramona Gainvors. Surviving are three children: Dr. Dana L. Giarrizzi and Daniel L. , both in South Carolina, and Douglas L. of Hollidaysburg; nine grandchildren; a sister, Sandra Hull in Calif.; and a special cousin, Elizabeth Marky.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Friday November 29 2013
IT'S BLACK FRIDAYa TRADITIONALLY THE BUSIEST SHOPPING DAY OF THE YEARa BUT LOTS OF SHOPPERS BRAVED THE COLD LAST NIGHT AND GOT A HEAD START AS MANY STORES OPENED THANKSGIVING EVENING WITH SLASHED PRICES.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Jane Mary Grassmyer
Jane Mary Grassmyer, 55, Altoona, died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at her residence. Family will receive friends at noon Monday, Dec. 2, 2013, at the Mausoleum Chapel at Blair Memorial Park, 3234 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
James Lee Shoemaker
He was born in Altoona, son of Charles C. and Mary C. Shoemaker. He married Ruby Marie Lindsey on Jan. 31, 1949, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and she passed away Sept.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Police: Probation check yields drugs
Blair County Parole and Probation officers visited Richard A. Wood III, 26, of 204 Maple Ave. late Saturday morning and called in Altoona police after probation officers found heroin, pills, marijuana and an LSD-like substance, police said.
Families Cope With Loss of Loved Ones
For anyone who has lost a family member or loved one, the holidays can be a rough time.
Mon Nov 25, 2013
Vincent John Hauck
He was born in Philadelphia, son of Aloysius and Anna Hauck. In 1950, he married his first-grade friend, Carroll McGarity, and they were happily married for 47 years until her death in 1997.
Centre Daily Times
Winter storm could hamper Thanksgiving travel plans
The first major storm of the year is expected to bear down on central Pennsylvania beginning Tuesday, bringing with it snow, sleet, ice and more frigid temperatures.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Charles E. Redenberger
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Charles M. and Ameila A. Redenberger. He married Joan Weaver on June 5, 1951, in Warm Springs, Va.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Anthony and Magdaline Lawruk. He married Olga H. Gural on June 7, 1952, at St. Mary Ukrainian Catholic Church.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
Ronald P. Miller
Ronald P. Miller, 83, Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center, formerly of 2421 Fifth Ave., Altoona, died Wednesday at the center.
Troopers Shoot Man after Chase
Pennsylvania State Police troopers shot and wounded a man whom they believed was reaching for a weapon after a two-county chase early Thursday morning, according to GantDaily.com news partner WJAC-TV.
Stern: House likely to pass funding
State Rep. Jerry Stern, R-Martinsburg, said Wednesday afternoon that this week's House debate over transportation funding has been "tumultuous, like being on a roller coaster ride at DelGrosso's Amusement Park in Tipton."
Father Robert J. Yetsko, T.O.R.
Father Robert J. Yetsko, T.O.R., 57, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly Monday in an automobile accident in La Jose.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
James Eugene Dumm
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Leo and Sarah Dumm. He married Eileen O'Leary on May 23, 1943, who preceded him in death.