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  1. Dorothy J. - Dottie' LaratondaRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Lester C. and Mary Martha Wilson. She married James D. Laratonda, a veteran of the Korean Conflict, on April 30, 1953, at Our Lady of Mount Carmel, Altoona, and he preceded her in death on Feb. 10, 1986.

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  2. Ellis makes lone field goal countRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    Hollidaysburg's Caroline Ellis didn't score a lot Tuesday night, scoring just once from the free-throw line in the third. The senior scored on a drive to the basket with 9.9 seconds to play in the game, lifting the Lady Tigers to a 46-44 victory over Altoona at the Altoona Area High School Fieldhouse.

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  3. Anastasia - Annie' HanlinRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    Anastasia "Annie" Hanlin, 86, Braselton, Ga., formerly of 1512 25th Ave., Altoona, went home to be with the Lord Friday evening at New Horizons Limestone, Gainesville, Ga., after an extended illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late John and Viola D. Arseniu.

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  4. Relative killed by train rememberedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Pocono Record

    ... steep embankment onto the tracks. The ill-fated train, a Pennsylvania Railroad freight bound to Pittsburgh from Altoona, had rounded a curve on the westbound tracks one mile east of Blairville when the engine's headlights failed to ...

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  5. City man accused of selling pills to copsRead the original story

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    Eric Todd Brown, 48, of 621 N. 10th Ave. is accused by state police of selling morphine pills to an undercover state trooper and a police informant three times in 2013, according to charges filed before Magisterial District Judge Paula Aigner. Police allege Brown supplied 20 pills for $140 on Aug. 22, 2013, in Altoona.

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  6. Linda J. LongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of William Cochran and the late Joanne Cochran. She married Carl L. Longo on July 17, 1998.

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  7. Stanley E. BerryRead the original story

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    ... having served in both the Atlantic and Pacific theaters during WWII. He retired in 1992 from Allegheny Electronics, Altoona, as a manager. He was a life member of both Juniata VFW Post 8685 and American Legion Post 516. Known as "Stan the Man" and ...

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  8. Regis Harry Nale Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Altoona Mirror

    Regis Harry Nale Sr., 92, Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg, formerly of Claysburg, left this life Saturday peacefully at UPMC Altoona, surrounded by the love of his family. Surviving are his devoted wife of 67 years, Betty; seven children: Gregory, Clare Arndt, Regis Jr., Rose Martin, Reed, Gerard and Douglas and their spouses; 14 grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Raymond.

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  9. Richard D. - Dick' McIntireRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | Altoona Mirror

    ... f flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Central Pennsylvania Humane Society, 1837 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, PA 16602.

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  10. Betty L. ChurchRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of Marion and Gladys Wilson. She was married to the late Charles E. Church.

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  11. Gregory D. Brode Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of the late Harold and Geraldine Brode. He married Lou Ann McMaster, who preceded him in death.

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  12. Patrick Colman O'MaraRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Times Herald-Record

    Patrick Colman O'Mara a longtime resident of Pine Bush and recently Altoona, PA, passed away unexceptedly at his home on Tuesday, December 9, 2014.

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  13. City mayor post interests twoRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Altoona Mirror

    ... by trying to ensure development of key tracts like the former Bon Secours hospital site, by trying to ensure that Altoona can participate in the City Revitalization and Improvement Zone program and by working to develop housing for working people ...

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  14. Clairton loses Class A championship as fight ends gameRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    The team that scored more points this season than any team in Pennsylvania high school football history, came up one point short. Clairton, with an unstoppable offense through the first 15 weeks of the season, lost to Bishop Guilfoyle of Altoona, 19-18, in a thrilling PIAA Class A championship game that had an ugly ending.

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  15. Martha Jane HockenberryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Altoona Mirror

    Martha Jane Hockenberry, 90, Hollidaysburg, went to be with the Lord Wednesday afternoon at UPMC Altoona after a brief illness. She was born in Altoona, daughter of George Adam and Cleotta Sessler.

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  16. General Cable to cut 160 Pa. jobsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Cincinnati.com

    General Cable plans to cut 160 of 210 jobs next year at its Altoona, Pennsylvania, plant as it moves its automotive ignition wire-manufacturing operation to a plant in Mexico. General Cable, which makes copper, aluminum and fiber optic wire and cable products for energy, industrial, construction and communications industries around the world, will keep the Altoona plant open, but it will make only ignition wire assemblies that aren't used in automobiles.

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  17. Safe Kids Blair County Offers Safety TipsRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | GantDaily.com

    To help ensure your children have fun and stay safe this holiday season, Sherry Turchetta, UPMC Altoona community education specialist and coordinator of Safe Kids Blair County, offers the following tips: Decorate with children in mind. For the Christmas tree, move breakable ornaments or those with metal hooks to the top of the tree.

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  18. South Xtra: There's a lot that goes into making the Bears so goodRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    When Clairton kicks off at Hersheypark Stadium tomorrow at 1 p.m. against Bishop Guilfoyle of Altoona, it will be the sixth time in the past seven years the Bears have played for the PIAA football championship. In many ways Clairton's success on the gridiron is a trip back in time in Western Pennsylvania football lore.

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  19. Joseph W. ZavalanskiRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are three sons: Jeffery of Warrenton, Va., and Daniel and Andrew, both of Altoona; three grandchildren: Jacob, Julianna and Vivian; four siblings: Nancy Ball of Duncansville, Valentine "Butch" and Robin Chirdon , both of Altoona, and Michael of Gainesville, Va.; an uncle; and numerous nieces and nephews. Joe worked as an electrician for Norfolk Southern for 23 years and retired in 2007.

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  20. BriefcaseRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Altoona Mirror

    ... in the small/medium-sized category and their rankings include: 1st Summit Bank, Johnstown (52); Reliance Bank, Altoona (56); Mutual Benefit Group, Huntingdon (60); Wessel & Co., Johnstown (62); and SeniorLIFE Johnstown, Johnstown (70). Area ...

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