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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 $79,900. More Altoona information.

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18 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

Convicted killer's appeal rejected

The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied further hearing into an appeal by Sean Louis Allen, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole for the 2009 death of a Penn State Altoona student.

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Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

James B. Treese

He was born in Juniata, son of the late Clarence C. and Pearl E. Treese. He married Joann E. "Tillie" Tillett on June 13, 1953, in Juniata, and she preceded him in death Feb. 22, 2011.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Courthouse canopy project gets low bids

Low bids for two canopies and an extension on the main entrance of the Blair County Courthouse came in below estimates, so the proposed project is likely to get started in September.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Some defendants slip through cracks without fingerprints being recorded

It's a Tuesday in Tyrone's District Court, and Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller isn't happy a defendant who has come into his courtroom to waive his preliminary hearing on felony theft charges hasn't been fingerprinted.

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Altoona Mirror

Edna C. Carney

Surviving are her husband, William, of Hollidaysburg; two daughters: Jennifer O'Brien and Mary Castillo in New Jersey; six grandchildren; two stepsons: Thomas of Philadelphia and Gerald of Hollidaysburg; five siblings: Faye Szebin of Altoona, Homer of York, Linda Dodson of Tipton, Merrill of Altoona and Bonita Wertz of East Freedom; and numerous ... (more)

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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Jack Glenn Ickes

He was born in Altoona, son of Ross A. and Edna Wolfe Ickes. He married Marjorie Ann Hevner on July 3, 1959, in Altoona.

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Altoona Mirror

Margaret Helen - Margy' McConnell

Margaret Helen "Margy" McConnell, 88, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of 1625 27th Ave., Altoona, died Friday at the Manor after an extended illness.

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Altoona Mirror

Workplace

Dr. Elliott Bilofsky has joined the UPMC Altoona medical staff in the Department of Specialized Surgery's clinical service of otorhinolaryngology .

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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Historians to honor Civil War colonel

A few months ago, when John Crider opened a book filled with Col. William Gray Murray's papers, he was likely the first person to do so in 90 years.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Alfred G. - Fred' Nardelli

Alfred G. "Fred" Nardelli, 63, DeBary, Fla., formerly of Altoona, died Aug. 7, 2014, at Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Orange City, Fla., after a valiant battle with brain cancer.

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Altoona Mirror

John H. - Jack' Leiden

He was born in Altoona, son of Aloysius and Mary Leiden. He married Sally A. May on April 27, 1957, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.

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Altoona Mirror

Mary (Rieker) Sartain

Surviving are a son, David of Leander, Texas; a granddaughter, Kinley Rae Sartain; and six siblings: Steven G., James P. and G. Edward, all of Pittsburgh, Joseph L. and Robert W., both of Wilmington, N.C., and Suzzanne Savad in New York.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Esther Jean Laderman

During her youth, she lived with her mother and her maternal uncle, Jacob Silverman, in the Sunset Apartments on Broad Avenue, Altoona.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Power back in Altoona

Penelec spokesman John Shimco said this morning a problem at the company's 20th Street substation resulted in the temporary loss of electrical power to approximately 2,900 customers in Altoona.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

Ridgway Record

Ridgway Eagle Scout to help raise support for service dogs

Devyn Condon, a life scout in Troop 93 for the Boy Scouts of America is raising support in the forms of donations and aluminum pop tabs for the Service Paws for Central Pennsylvania organization.

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Altoona Mirror

Road work

New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. will begin work Monday on the Kettle Street resurfacing project in Altoona and Logan and Blair townships, PennDOT said.

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Altoona Mirror

Vet searching for captured Nazi flag; local flyers once posed with banner

Tom Creekmore of Millsboro, Del., has had a long and good life as a father, grandfather, husband and airline executive, but at age 90, he still vividly remembers the men he fought and flew with in World War II.

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Altoona Mirror

Council rethinks land banking

Neighbors' complaints at a recent City Council meeting about a problem house on Beech Avenue could lead the city Redevelopment Authority to reconsider land banking - after the authority Foreclosed upon in January, the vacant house on the 400 block has attracted mice and rats and features garbage on the back porch, high weeds in the backyard and a ... (more)

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Legislation allows Act 47 cities to triple service tax

A bill set for the state Senate this fall - and backed by Rep. John McGinnis, R-Altoona, and Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair - would open a legal path for financially distressed cities like Altoona to triple a service tax on anyone working in the city.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Lebanon Daily News

Bethel man found unresponsive in stolen truck

Lebanon >> Jacob Klinger-Mumma, 19, Bethel man was charged with driving a stolen pickup after he was found unresponsive in a pickup truck at 8:42 a.m. in the 500 block of Weidman Street.

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