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Bill focuses on identification of unclaimed remains of veterans
The cremated remains of an estimated 47,000 veterans are stored throughout the United States, sometimes in nothing more than nondescript metal canisters on shelves.
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Thu Apr 17, 2014
Pauline L. Turchetta
Surviving are three children: Paulette Way of Clearfield, Bruce of Greensburg and Steven of Mill Hall; seven grandchildren: Charles Way, Andy Way, Lindsay Turchetta, Tony Turchetta, Kyle Turchetta, Nick Turchetta and Travis Turchetta; two great-granddaughters: Emily and Natalie Way; three siblings: Frank of Johnstown, John of East Petersburg and ... (more)
Wed Apr 16, 2014
Police: Ex-guard gave pills to inmates
A former Blair County Prison guard is behind bars on charges he supplied inmates with pills and tobacco in exchange for drugs.
Tue Apr 15, 2014
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."
Sun Apr 13, 2014
Nancy Cloud (Darlington) Lynn
She was born in Altoona, one of three children from the union of the late Edward and Mary Darlington.
Sat Apr 12, 2014
Knife attack causes concern in schools
The physical and psychological wounds to the 22 victims of the knife attack at Franklin Regional High School are tender, and speculation circles the teenage suspect's motive.
Fri Apr 11, 2014
Chambersburg Public Opinion
Workshop for fire & ambulance cos. to be held
Mill Creek>> A workshop for area fire and ambulance organizations will be held at 6 p.m. on April 23. The event will be held at the Mill Creek Volunteer Fire Company, 10050 Fireman's Park Lane, Mill Creek.
Thu Apr 10, 2014
Plans ongoing for Hollidaysburg fire whistle
Borough officials are moving forward with discussions to repair or replace the local fire whistle in the wake of a devastating February fire.
Businesses recognized for creating positive impact
The awards program was developed in 2013 to recognize companies and entrepreneurs throughout Pennsylvania that are creating jobs and making positive contributions to the state's economy.
Wed Apr 09, 2014
Sun Apr 06, 2014
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.
Eileen Marie (Kindness) Lytle
Eileen Marie Lytle, 89, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Juniata, died Friday, April 4, 2014, at the Manor.
Fri Apr 04, 2014
Man gets probation for arson
A Frankstown Township man who set fire to his home and garage just over a year ago because he was upset over the breakup of his marriage was placed on probation for 10 years on Friday after several people testified his violence that day was out of character.
Thu Apr 03, 2014
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.
Valerie J. Heiss
She was born in Altoona, daughter of Robert J. and Jane L. Matt. Surviving are her husband, Shawn M. Heiss; two daughters: Elizabeth Roller of Altoona and Melinda Moore in Arizona; six grandchildren; and three siblings: Pamela Matt of Hollidaysburg and Richard and James, both of Altoona.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
Undefeated Tigers hand Mtn. Lions first setback
Hollidaysburg got singles wins from Amir Alkhafaji and Max Sheetz. The Golden Tigers also got wins from the No.
Mon Mar 31, 2014
Lillian K. Csato
Lillian K. Csato, 92, Hollidaysburg, formerly of Altoona and Everett, went to be with the Lord Sunday evening, March 30, 2014, at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg.
Sun Mar 30, 2014
Mulhern conquers Igloo
In other words, it looks like the Altoona senior track and field standout is going to need a bigger pole.
Sat Mar 29, 2014
Victoria A. (Collins) Drobner
Victoria A. Drobner, 57, Altoona, died Thursday, March 27, 2014, at her residence.