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  1. Convicted killer's appeal rejectedRead the original story

    6 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied further hearing into an appeal by Sean Louis Allen, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole for the 2009 death of a Penn State Altoona student.

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  2. Harry Alvin Hall Dodd Jr. 1929-2014Read the original story

    16 hrs ago | Daily-Jeff.com

    He was born on March 30, 1929, in Altoona, Pa., son of Harry Alvin Hall Dodd, Sr. and Mary Ruth Warner Dodd.

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  3. James B. TreeseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... preceded him in death Feb. 22, 2011. Surviving are two sons: Cory and wife, Traci, and Kerry and wife, Lisa, all of Altoona; a daughter, Lori Kensinger and husband, Mark, of Duncansville; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and a cousin, ...

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  4. Courthouse canopy project gets low bidsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... came in below estimates, so the proposed project is likely to get started in September. BCS Construction Inc. of Altoona submitted the low bid of $329,175 for the general construction contract, which attracted four other bidders. Commercial ...

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  5. Loaded Lady Red Devils aim for another great seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Highlands Athletic Conference, where Central Cambria is the defending conference champion. Led by junior Ali Conrad, Altoona returns a promising nucleus as well for the 2014 season. Conrad was a state tournament qualifier a year ago and leads a ...

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  6. Jack Glenn IckesRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of Ross A. and Edna Wolfe Ickes. He married Marjorie Ann Hevner on July 3, 1959, in Altoona.

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  7. Edna C. CarneyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 24 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are her husband, William, of Hollidaysburg; two daughters: Jennifer O'Brien and Mary Castillo in New Jersey; six grandchildren; two stepsons: Thomas of Philadelphia and Gerald of Hollidaysburg; five siblings: Faye Szebin of Altoona, Homer of York, Linda Dodson of Tipton, Merrill of Altoona and Bonita Wertz of East Freedom; and numerous ... (more)

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  8. Squirrels waste Mejia's gem, fail to clinchRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | NBC12

    ... 28th save of the year. The Squirrels embark on their final regular season road trip on Monday as they travel to Altoona, PA, to open a four-game series with the Altoona Curve (Pittsburgh Pirates). The series-opener is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Peoples ...

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  9. Some defendants slip through cracks without fingerprints being recordedRead the original story

    Sunday Aug 24 | Altoona Mirror

    ... particularly schools, down the road. "It tracks the criminal offense and the crime through the system," said Altoona police Lt. Jeffrey Pratt, who added that fingerprints also aid police in identifying people in future cases, particularly when ...

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  10. WorkplaceRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Dr. Elliott Bilofsky has joined the UPMC Altoona medical staff in the Department of Specialized Surgery's clinical service of otorhinolaryngology .

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  11. Recycling Sheetz structuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altoona Mirror

    ... building recently. (Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski) The Auto Oasis Car Wash on Pleasant Valley Boulevard in Altoona formerly housed a Sheetz store. "Oasis retrofitted the building to make it a car wash," said Steven P. Augustine, Sheetz ...

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  12. Margaret Helen - Margy' McConnellRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Margaret Helen "Margy" McConnell, 88, Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, formerly of 1625 27th Ave., Altoona, died Friday at the Manor after an extended illness.

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  13. Music in the MountainsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 22 | Altoona Mirror

    ... $15/gate, proceeds benefit Make A Wish Foundation of Western PA) Summer Festival Fair at Archway Ministries, Altoona; featuring Raining Blue (12 noon) and Elvis tribute Jim Don Jiomo (7 p.m.); free admission Flight 19 at Duncansville VFW, ...

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  14. Historians to honor Civil War colonelRead the original story

    Thursday Aug 21 | Altoona Mirror

    ... gather at St. Mary's Cemetery in Hollidaysburg to honor his memory, equipped with the new records they've found in Altoona. Beginning 2 p.m. Sunday with doors opening at 1 p.m., the historians are set for the commemoration at the St. Michael's ...

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  15. Anna E. DetrichRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Altoona Mirror

    Anna E. Detrich, 94, formerly of Altoona, went to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Monday morning at Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg.

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  16. AAHS grad ready to tackle Hershey jobRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Altoona Mirror

    Altoona native Scott Mitchell has his work cut out for him as he approaches his first head football coaching job, but he's relishing the opportunity.

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  17. Mary (Rieker) SartainRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Altoona Mirror

    ... N.C., and Suzzanne (Rieker) Savad in New York. Mary attended Bishop Guilfoyle High School and graduated from Altoona High School. She joined Cibachrome in Dallas after graduating from Kutztown University. She was the former co-owner of The Rieker ...

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  18. Alfred G. - Fred' NardelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Altoona Mirror

    Alfred G. "Fred" Nardelli, 63, DeBary, Fla., formerly of Altoona, died Aug. 7, 2014, at Hospice of Volusia/Flagler, Orange City, Fla., after a valiant battle with brain cancer.

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  19. John H. - Jack' LeidenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of Aloysius and Mary Leiden. He married Sally A. May on April 27, 1957, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church, Altoona.

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  20. Esther Jean LadermanRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 19 | Altoona Mirror

    During her youth, she lived with her mother and her maternal uncle, Jacob Silverman, in the Sunset Apartments on Broad Avenue, Altoona.

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