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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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7 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

Ex-Altoona soccer coach declared violent predator

A former Altoona Area School District assistant soccer coach was found Wednesday to be a sexual violent predator under Megan's Law, meaning she must register with police for the rest of her life and that her picture will be displayed as a sexual offender on a website maintained by state police.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Marjorie J. Ginter

Marjorie J. Ginter, 94, Haines City, Fla., was called home by her Lord on July 22, 2014, in Haines City.

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Lewistown Sentinel

Ruling: Standoff suspect not entitled to rights

An appeals court says a central Pennsylvania police officer wasn't entitled to have his rights read to him before he spoke to fellow officers who had surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Mary Alice Hamman

She was born in Roaring Spring, daughter of the late Harry and Edna Mae Claar. She married Robert P. Hamman on May 26, 1939, and he preceded her in death on July 3, 1981.

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Robert A. Piper Sr.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Clinton and Catherine Piper. He married Patricia C. Estright on June 1, 1968.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

Mass Transit

BC: Ballard to Supply New Flyer Industries with Next Generation Power Module for U.S. Fuel Cell Bus

Delivery of the power module to New Flyer Industries is planned for later this year.

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Altoona Mirror

Dan J. Bowers

He was born in Bellwood, son of the late Daniel and Wealthy G. Bowers. He married Kathleen Rose "Kay" Koenig on July 24, 1948, in Altoona, and she preceded him in death on Aug. 24, 2010.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Pair arrested after mall gunshot

Two men - allegedly a pair of brothers with criminal records - led heavily armed police on an Altoona-area manhunt Wednesday afternoon after reports that one shot at another man in the Logan Valley Mall parking lot, officers and witnesses said.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The News Item

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

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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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