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.
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.
Remembering the Rev. Louis Barth: 'such a wonderful man'
From 1947 to 1993, the Rev. F. Louis Barth served Three Springs; Hicks Memorial, Duncansville; Mill Hall; Catawissa Avenue, Sunbury; Everett; St. Paul's, Red Lion; and Lewistown pastorates in the Central Pennsylvania Conference of the United Methodist Church.
Marjorie M. Barnett
Marjorie M. Barnett, 86, a resident at Homewood at Martinsburg, formerly of Roaring Spring, went home to be with the Lord Thursday evening at Nason Hospital, Roaring Spring.
Ernest E. Keller Sr.
He was born in Sinking Valley, son of Arthur and Emma Keller. He married Judy A. McKillip on Nov. 22, 1956, in Los Angeles, Calif., and she died on May 17, 2005, after having shared 48 years of marriage.
Tyrone Area School Board approves hiring 10 staffers
The Tyrone Area School Board voted to approve several new hires for the upcoming school year at its meeting Tuesday night.
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Police: Suspect had 'road rage' in crowded lot
A man visiting from Florida has been charged with threatening to shoot another motorist in a crowded central Pennsylvania convenience store parking lot.
Beverly J. Low
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Robert H. and Rosalie M. Thon. She married Boyd C. Low on June 5, 1968, in Winchester, Va., and he preceded her in death on Oct. 30, 2011.
James S. - Jim' Baith
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Emory S. and Bertha F. Baith. He married Georgianna Boese on Jan. 1, 1951, at Schum Memorial United Methodist Church.
Clyde E. Burket
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Chester Hileman and Catherine Burket. He married Alma Dickinson on Aug. 29, 1948, in Pittsburgh.
Support for Night Out grows
With a cavalcade of police cars, ambulances and fire trucks, the 30th Night Out Against Crime kicked off in Duncansville with a "It's nice to see the crowds," Duncansville Police Chief James Ott said on Tuesday night as families strolled among the tables and displays outside the Antique Depot in Duncansville, which hosts the annual event as part of ... (more)
Marjorie J. Ginter
Marjorie J. Ginter, 94, Haines City, Fla., was called home by her Lord on July 22, 2014, in Haines City.
Hospital opens transplant clinic
The Duncansville residents are thrilled about the recent opening of UPMC Altoona's new Transplant Clinic at Station Medical Center.