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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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13 hrs ago | GantDaily.com

Penn State Altoona "Gives it up for Good"

Penn State Altoona will hold its annual Trash to Treasure sale from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the Adler Gymnasium on May 31. Community members will be able to purchase gently used items including appliances, electronics, athletic equipment, furniture, clothes, books, cleaning supplies, dishes and decorations.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Police arrest three on drug charges

Marvin L. Wansley, 62, of 117 16th St. was arrested Wednesday evening by Altoona police after he allegedly sold 10 packets of heroin, stamped "Str 8," to an informant at his home, according to charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Todd Kelly.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

O-R Online

Former Pa. officera s assault conviction upheld

The Mirror of Altoona reports that the Pennsylvania Superior Court upheld the aggravated assault and records tampering convictions of 31-year-old Duane Eichenlaub of Altoona.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Bonnie Kay Belz

She was born in Altoona, daughter of Vernon E. "Mike" Craw and the late Hermanie M. Craw.

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Altoona Mirror

M. Elayne Gooderham

She was born in Ashville, daughter of the late James and Alma Brannigan. She married Richard E. Gooderham on Nov. 30, 1957, in Ashville.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Altoona Mirror

SAMA Night of Distinction honors Altoona site, patrons

For the first time, the event will be held at SAMA's Altoona facility as the museum celebrates its 35th anniversary in Blair County.

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Altoona Mirror

Murderer petitions for early release

An Altoona man who was sentenced to life behind bars for a murder 27 years ago this month is asking for bail because, he claims, "I have satisfied my sentence."

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Sat Apr 12, 2014

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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