19 hrs ago
John D. Luddy
He was born in Pittsburgh, son of the late William E. and Esther Luddy. He first married Helen Batkiewicz in 1958, and she preceded him in death in 2004.
23 hrs ago
Ralph S. Lynn
He was born in Williamsburg, son of D. Lloyd and Blanche Lynn. He married Betty L. Kifer on June 25, 1944, in Hollidaysburg.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Sen. Alloway denies putting ALEC before voters, Constitution
Harrisburg >> State Sen. Rich Alloway II, R-Chambersburg, heads a list of more than 40 Pennsylvania legislators who are or were members of a secretive, conservative organization that drafts model bills for use in states across the nation.
Mon Dec 09, 2013
Roaring Spring bans raising chickens in town
After a hearing that drew more discussion than one veteran councilman said he'd seen in decades, the Roaring Spring Borough Council voted Monday to strictly curtail in-town agriculture while carving out legal exceptions for gardeners and beekeepers.
Cops get iPads, seawall construction starts soon, Greek grades and a...
Hollidaysburg Borough Police are being supplied with iPads to use in their patrol cars.
Sun Dec 08, 2013
Wintry weather affects Winterfest parade crowd
A grim forecast and earlier-than-expected snowfall kept most of the crowd at home during the borough's annual Winterfest Parade early Sunday afternoon, but organizers said attendance was better than expected.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Penelec union families illustrate lockout's affect
About 150 locked-out Penelec workers and family members spent more than an hour today demonstrating along busy West Plank Road near the company's Altoona headquarters.
Victor John Dinicola
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Victor M. and Jane M. Dinicola. He married Janet L. Celmer on Oct. 3, 1970, at St. Joseph's Church, Beaverdale.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Man enters no-contest plea for house fire
A Frankstown Township man charged last March with burning his home and garage and cutting down several trees on his property in reaction to his domestic issues does not remember the incident, according to his attorney.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Michael W. - Mick' French
He was born in Altoona, son of Louis Bert Jack and Georgetta M. "Sis" French. He married Marie Ritchey in Winchester, Va., and she died June 4, 2004.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Arthur I. Aungst
He was born in McKee, son of the late George M. and Sara K. Aungst. He was previously married three times, first to Anna Ritchey, then to Mayme Grothwhol, and then to Jacqueline Renyck.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Woman connected to homicides seeks appeal
A Frankstown Township woman in court for buying a gun used in three homicides committed by her boyfriend nearly a year ago wants to appeal a Blair County judge's decision upholding the criminal charges against her - prior to the trial of her case.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Judge supports parole
A Mexico native agreed Monday to withdraw a request for a hearing on his conviction for drug possession after Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron said he would agree to support the inmate's parole from a state correctional institution.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Russell A. - Hack' Holtz
Surviving are three brothers: Ken and wife, Becky, Jack and wife, Kathy, all of Hollidaysburg, and Ritch and wife, LuAnn, of Tipton; a sister, Ruthie Sleeth and husband, Tim, of Warriors Mark; and longtime friend, Steve Howsare of Everett.
He married Ramona Gainvors. Surviving are three children: Dr. Dana L. Giarrizzi and Daniel L. , both in South Carolina, and Douglas L. of Hollidaysburg; nine grandchildren; a sister, Sandra Hull in Calif.; and a special cousin, Elizabeth Marky.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Holidays important to wineries
According to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board 2012-13 Retail Year in Review, the highest percentage of sales at Fine Wine and Good Spirits Stores was in December at 12.62 percent followed by November at 9.31 percent.
Playhouse producing Christmas production
Combine the most popular Cresson Lake Playhouse actors with a well-known Christmas story, and you've got the makings of a great holiday show sure to delight audiences.
Views split on shopping day
You probably won't see fistfights for deals or arrests over door-buster sales in downtown Hollidaysburg today.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Eleanor A. - Nan' Clemens
Eleanor A. "Nan" Clemens, 85, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona.
McDonald's presents education grants
McDonald's has presented more than $7,000 in classroom grants to 18 area school teachers, including nine in Bedford and Blair counties.