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  1. GACTC program expands opportunities in dentistryRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altoona Mirror

    It's likely that most dental patients have run into dental assistants and hygienists during their regular checkups, but they may be less familiar with expanded function dental assistants. However, Tom Zajac, a program coordinator and instructor at Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center, said patients will be seeing more of the highly trained assistants in years to come.

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  2. Service members, vets receive praise at paradeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Altoona Mirror

    Monday morning's Memorial Day parade along 17th Street in Altoona was full of noise and celebration to honor those who died serving in America's Armed Forces. Hundreds lined the parade route just before 10 a.m., which took place under clear, sunny skies and without much humidity.

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  3. Thanks for the MemoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Statecollege.com

    ... recalling the experiences, the people and the feelings of the past. After we left the funeral home, we drove around Altoona and I showed my daughter where my parents grew up, where they went to school and the house where we lived before we moved to ...

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  4. Town reeling after deathsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Elijah J. Fay - remain hospitalized with severe injuries. Elijah Fay remained in critical condition at UPMC Altoona on Sunday night, a nursing supervisor said. Staff at UPMC Presbyterian in Pittsburgh said Detwiler was listed as a patient late ...

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  5. Car crashes into farm field, killing 2, injuring 2Read the original story

    Yesterday | Lewistown Sentinel

    ... farm field over the weekend, killing two people and severely injuring two others. Police in Blair County told The (Altoona) Mirror (http://bit.ly/1F3ZXV2 ) that the car went off Route 22 just east of Canoe Mountain in Catherine Township at about 1 ...

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  6. Calling it a day: Bennett retires from pro baseball, opens academyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | Murfreesboro Post

    ... The pitcher toiled in the minor leagues for several years playing for teams in Hickory, N.C.; Lynchburg, Va.; Altoona, Pa.; Jackson, Miss.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Richmond, Va.; Durham, N.C.; Gwinnett, Ga.; Lancaster, Pa., Reno, Nevada; and ...

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  7. WorkplaceRead the original story

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    ... assistant professor of economics, was promoted to associate professor. The daughter of Sam and Karen LaCroce of Altoona, recently graduated from Brenau University, Gainesville, Ga., with a master's degree in clinical counseling/psychology. She had ...

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  8. Working on the holidayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Memorial Day, but they will receive time-and-a-half pay. (Mirror photos by Patrick Waksmunski) Danielle Chilcote of Altoona, a Sheetz associate, works in the MTO kitchen at the 17th Street store Wednesday afternoon. However, more than two in five ...

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  9. USDA files complaint over treatment of circus elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Home

    ... got loose on the arena's parking lot, though no one was injured. The USDA also alleges that three weeks later in Altoona, Pennsylvania, handlers of those elephants wrongly watered the animals in a publicly accessible area. Messages left Friday with ...

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  10. Betty Jean (Hite) ParksRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 23 | Recordpub.com

    ... 20, 2015 of natural causes, eight days before her 94th birthday. Her four children were with her. Betty was born in Altoona, Penn., on May 28, 1921, the only child of Frederick Dean and Viola Martha (Weest) Hite. She grew up mingling with the guests ...

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  11. Circus accused of violating law in treatment of elephantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Erie Times News

    ... got loose on the arena's parking lot, though no one was injured. The USDA also alleges that three weeks later in Altoona, Pennsylvania, handlers of those elephants wrongly watered the animals in a publicly accessible area. Messages left Friday with ...

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  12. Cherish The Little Things: Jon Deasy's Senior ColumnRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Onward State

    ... medicine a person can get for one's personality. Always having my mind set on Penn State, I enrolled at Penn State Altoona in 2011 without knowing a single person at the school. Forced to randomly select my roommates, I found a group of other random ...

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  13. Michael Thomas PattieRead the original story

    Friday May 22 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are his parents; three children: Alexis, Michael and Marisah; a sister, Ashley; three brothers: Brett, Travis and Jon Adam; his grandmother, Sandra McFarland; his stepmother, Gloria Pattie; two stepbrothers: Gordon Shaffer and Fred Morris Jr.; and aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews. Michael was a graduate of Altoona Area High School and worked for Union Roofing Co.

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  14. At kidnapping trial, dad says he took daughter out of fearRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

    ... say the 32-year-old Ortiz and his daughter disappeared from Wilkinsburg a week before Christmas. They found them in Altoona in early January. Ortiz told jurors he became worried and fled with the girl when he received a text message from a person ...

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  15. Rally backs Wolf's budgetRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Altoona Mirror

    Sharon Pope's eighth-grade son Holdon attends Altoona Area Junior High School under an Individual Education Plan to help deal with his multiple learning disabilities. At a courthouse rally in Hollidaysburg Wednesday, Pope told of Holdon's and his teachers' struggles over the last several years to keep up with his mainstream studies - struggles that Pope blames on former Gov. Tom Corbett's education funding cuts.

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  16. Donna L. - Tata' ElliottRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Altoona Mirror

    ... three children: Paul (Patty), Richard M. Jr. (Debbie), with whom she resided, and Marcy Kleiner (Stephen), all of Altoona; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; and a sister, Kay Ann Pine of Altoona. Donna was a ...

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  17. Votes outside city helped Erb, Tomassetti winRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Altoona Mirror

    Altoona voters divided their support Tuesday for three of the five Blair County Republican commissioner candidates. But with support from voters outside Altoona, candidates Bruce Erb of Hollidaysburg and Terry Tomassetti of Altoona finished at the top of the Republican ballot, based on a precinct-by-precinct review of votes cast.

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  18. Longevity adds up for Allegheny Township auditorRead the original story

    Monday May 18 | Altoona Mirror

    ... of Township Supervisors. State Senator John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair, and state Reps. John McGinnis, R-Altoona, and Judy Ward, R-Hollidaysburg, also attended Thursday's meeting to recognize Clapper and present him with citations. Clapper's ...

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  19. Betty J. KehoeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Altoona Mirror

    ... 30, 1999. Surviving are two daughters: Cherie Edwards (Jeff) of Hollidaysburg and Stephanie Rorabaugh (David) of Altoona, with whom she resided; seven grandchildren; 15 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandsons; two sisters: Janet Berkey of ...

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  20. Clara A. EsworthyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late August and Anna Yanke. She was married three times, first to Charles McCulloch, next to Roy Barr, and then to Cloyd B. Esworthy Jr., all of whom preceded her in death.

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