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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 $75,000. More Altoona information.

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Saturday Apr 12 | Altoona Mirror

Nancy Cloud (Darlington) Lynn

She was born in Altoona, one of three children from the union of the late Edward and Mary Darlington.

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Fri Apr 11, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Richard - Dick' Conzo

He was born in Dysart, son of the late John and Esther Conzo. He married Pat Jacobs on April 19, 1952, in Frugality.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Centre Daily Times

Robert C. Jubelirer: Penn State Board of Trustees candidate

Experiences and activities: president pro tempore, Pennsylvania State Senate, 1985-2006; lieutenant governor, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, 2001-2003; Distinguished Alumni Award, Penn State; Alumni Fellow, Penn State Alumni Association; Career Achievement Award, Dickinson School of Law; member, Nittany Lion Club and Penn State Alumni Association I ... (more)

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Wed Apr 09, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Symphony celebrates Altoona

Concert pianist Anthony Cornet remembers in the mid-90s when he was about 6 years old attending a concert of the Altoona Symphony Orchestra.

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Centre Daily Times

Visually impaired Centre County residents get help from class

After she was diagnosed as legally blind seven years ago, she started writing the colors of each item on the tags of her clothes with a black permanent marker to help her decide what to wear.

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Tue Apr 08, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Water authority to buy Russo site

Commissioners voted Tuesday to accept the authority's offer of $96,000 for the vacant property at 31st Street and South Branch Avenue.

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Sun Apr 06, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Finding residence in hope

The Altoona Rescue Mission, which provides help to the homeless and to men down on their luck, has been a staple in Altoona since 1927, but a devastating fire a decade ago and an ensuing struggle with debt closed its doors in late 2012.

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Sat Apr 05, 2014

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Statewide sweep leads to child pornography charges against eight Pa. men

Attorney General Kathleen G. Kane today announced the arrest of eight Pennsylvania men on unrelated charges as part of a statewide sweep over the past week to target the online sharing, downloading and distribution of child pornography.

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Thu Apr 03, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Prosecutors ask to substitute case

HOLLIDAYSBURG Prosecutors are asking to argue a more substantial drug case before an en banc hearing of Blair County judges on the constitutionality of the state's mandatory sentences.

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Wed Apr 02, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Going for a crown: Twenty-seven to vie for titles Saturday

Blair County native Marci McNair is expecting her first baby in July, but it's been a long road for her to get pregnant.

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Reynoldsville man suffers major injuries in motorcycle accident

A 47-year-old Reynoldsville man was transported to UPMC-Altoona via STAT MedEvac after sustaining what police called "major injury" in a motorcycle accident on Desire Road, near its intersection with Oak Drive, on Tuesday night.

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Sun Mar 30, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Duncansville man provides longtime help to environment

It's a windy day in March, and almost instinctively Mike Union reaches down and picks up a pizza box that has blown into his Carson Valley yard.

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GantDaily.com

University Choir and Jazz Band to Offer Spring Performance

Penn State Altoona's University Choir and University Jazz Band will perform May 3 at 2:30 p.m. in the Paul R. and Margery Wolf Kuhn Theatre of the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.

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Sat Mar 29, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Charles E. Ditcher

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Edward A. and Saber Ditcher. He married Rosa M. Nowck in Rckingen, which is now known as Erlensee, Germany.

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GantDaily.com

Ivyside Dance Ensemble Inspired by Fahrenheit 451

Penn State Altoona's Ivyside Dance Ensemble will perform May 1-2 at 7:30 p.m. in the Misciagna Family Center for Performing Arts.

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Fri Mar 28, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Earth Matters: Recycled buildings: Saving history and the environment

The old First National Bank Building was transformed into an elegant banquet and meeting hall.

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The York Daily Record

Indictment deadline extended for Pa. bomb suspect

A federal judge has extended the deadline for prosecutors to indict a Russian-born college student accused of building bombs in his central Pennsylvania apartment.

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Green Car Congress

BYD and Long Beach Transit terminate electric bus contract

BYD Motors, Inc. has agreed to mutually terminate its contract with Long Beach Transportation Company for the delivery of 10 electric buses.

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Wed Mar 26, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Jessica M. - Jes' Noel

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Eugene Noel and Pamela Ashburn. She married Tyler R. Musselman on March 17, 2014, at home.

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Statecollege.com

Penn State BOT Candidate's Law Partner Attempts to Sway Judge in Curley, Schultz Criminal Case

The law partner of a Penn State Board of Trustees candidate has attempted to convince a judge the criminal charges against two former university administrators be thrown out.

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