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  1. Central PA boys impressed with CampbellRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    It drew a few bemused looks from Central PA boys players and their parents when they arrived at the Summit Athletic Club earlier this week and first met their coach, Sherri Campbell of Glendale. The regional boys all-stars, though, were singing Campbell's praises after their 114-66 win in the second half of Friday night's 10th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic at the Mount Aloysius College Athletic Convocation and Wellness Center.

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  2. Ralph D. - Pean' LoweryRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Shriners Hospitals for Children, c/o Jaffa Shrine, P.O. Box 1984, Altoona, PA 16603-1984.

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  3. Man wanted by police escapes crashRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    A Windber man allegedly involved in the sale of 18 bags of heroin to a confidential informant in Altoona remained at large Friday evening, after leading police on a car chase that ended after a crash near Tipton - followed by a foot chase, according to authorities. Jesse Miller, about 28, who ran away after his car broke down a short distance from the crash, ditched his coat at the side of the road and ran out of his shoes.

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  4. A Physicist Is Building a Time Machine to Reconnect With His Dead FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bloomberg

    ... he also worried white physicists would get all the credit. He built his first time machine in the basement of the Altoona, Pennsylvania, home where his mother moved him and three younger siblings from the Bronx after their father's death plunged the ...

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  5. A Look Into The Life Of Penn State Altoona's Founding FatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Onward State

    ... began life at Penn State as a student, earning a degree in journalism in 1925. In 1932, he joined the staff at the Altoona Mirror and eventually rose to the general manger position. As a prominent businessman who cared about the Altoona community, ...

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  6. Nurse allergic to floor wax qualifies for workers compRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Business Insurance

    ... Select Specialty, records show. However, her employer denied that claim. Ms. Little accepted a part-time job with Altoona, Pennsylvania-based Altoona Hospital in November 2010, and explained to her new employer that she left Select Specialty because ...

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  7. Obituary Notice: Shirley (Focht) VaughnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | GantDaily.com

    ... Joann Bressler and her husband, Fred of Tyrone, Rudelle Castel of Portage, Phyllis Stevens and Frances Benn, both of Altoona, and Sara Kissel and her husband, Don of Tipton; one brother, Stephen Focht and his wife, Debbie of Bellwood; one ...

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  8. Shawn L. BardellRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Altoona Mirror

    Shawn L. Bardell, 59, Dover, Del., formerly of Hollidaysburg, passed away Monday at Kent General Hospital, Dover, after an extended battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Robert S. and C. Dawn Bardell.

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  9. Support for medicinal marijuana reaches growing audienceRead the original story

    Wednesday | Altoona Mirror

    ... benefits. More than a few seemed supportive. "This drug works. ... I know that for a fact," said Barb Hoover of Altoona, whose son, Rick, suffers from multiple sclerosis and could benefit from the symptom relief marijuana provides. "These people ...

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  10. Jail guard suspended after allegations he assaulted inmateRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Erie Times News

    "' A central Pennsylvania county jail guard has been suspended with pay and could soon face criminal charges over allegations he assaulted an inmate. Blair County Prison Warden Michael Johnston tells the Altoona Mirror that Hollidaysburg police have been investigating the allegations.

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  11. Roy F. RumbaughRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Altoona Mirror

    ... for the first two fund drives for the Hollidaysburg YMCA. He was a past chairman of the advisory board of Penn State Altoona, past president of Rotary Club of Hollidaysburg and past manufacturing chairman of the National Crushed Stone Association ...

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  12. Sidelined by injuries, Altoona senior becomes community service all starRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Penn State

    When Penn State Altoona senior forward Joel Redfoot looked back at his collegiate basketball career, he could have chosen to dwell on what could have been. The Hollidaysburg Area High School product had a promising future on the court at the college level.

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  13. Details on fatal crash releasedRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Pennsylvania State Police Selinsgrove said the accident occurred at 6:45 a.m. just west of Ulsh Gap Road along 522. Jeffrey S. Allen, 54, of Altoona, was traveling north in a 2000 Freightliner carrying a 2009 Transco Trailer.

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  14. Shirley C. HurdRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Enola, daughter of Phillip and Goldene Fordney. She married J. Donald Hurd on Dec. 27, 1952, at St. Leo Catholic Church, Altoona, and he preceded her in death on April 3, 1988.

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  15. Richard J. - Dick' HuberRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Richard J. "Dick" Huber, 89, The Winds at Mattern Orchard, Duncansville, formerly of 1211 17th Ave., Altoona, died Saturday afternoon at The Winds after a brief illness. He was born in Ebensburg, son of the late Edwin J. and Gertrude Monica Huber.

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  16. City man on trial for possessing weaponsRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Altoona Mirror

    An Altoona man accused of planning to extort money from an alleged marijuana dealer is on trial on charges he illegal possessed 11 rifles and handguns that police found in a search of his home. Stephen M. Espenlaub Jr., 41, was not permitted to have any guns in his possession because he is a convicted felon, according to Blair County Assistant District Attorney Peter Weeks.

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  17. Michael Francis ZaczekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Pocono Record

    Michael Francis Zaczek, 71, of Stroudsburg, formerly of Altoona, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was the loving husband of MaryAnn Zaczek, with whom he shared 49 years of marriage.

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  18. Joseph R. CassidyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... member of the Star of the Sea Council of the Knights of Columbus in Hollidaysburg and the Bishop Garvey Assembly of Altoona, and was a volunteer at the St. Vincent de Paul Soup Kitchen. Joe was a life-long member of St. Mary Roman Catholic Church in ...

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  19. Lions Score 13 Unanswered to Split with No. 21 ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | Penn State Athetlics

    ... Haley (Upper Darby, Pa.), who went 6-for-11 with a double and three-RBI triple, designated hitter Christian Helsel (Altoona, Pa.), who went 4-for-8 with four RBIs and two walks, and right fielder Aaron Novak (Ambler, Pa.), who went 3-for-8 with ...

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  20. Plan to move state police aviation unit will cut costsRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... units) across the state to better serve the citizens." Aviation units that are currently based in Hazleton and Altoona would be impacted by an "aircraft refresh" plan, with Hazleton's unit moving to Avoca and the Altoona helicopter moving to State ...

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