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Sheldon L. WertzHe was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Basil E. Sr. and Margaret A. (Old
Sheldon L. Wertz
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of the late Basil E. Sr. and Margaret A. (Oldham) Wertz. He married Jeannie Casciotti on Nov. 4, 1978, at St. Leo's Catholic Church, Altoona. Surviving are his wife of nearly 37 years; three daughters: Patti Bunn... Read more
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Vivian L. HelselShe was born in Altoona, daughter of Robert Jr. and Elizabeth (Rossman) Hilton.
Vivian L. Helsel
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
She was born in Altoona, daughter of Robert Jr. and Elizabeth (Rossman) Hilton. She married Dale L. Helsel on Sept. 1, 1962, at Wehnwood United Methodist Church. Surviving are her husband, with whom she shared nearly 53 years of marriage; a... Read more
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Altoona shuts out Lady DragonsThe teams of Maura Skelley and Malia Schimminger and Maryssa Brandt and Taylor
Altoona shuts out Lady Dragons
Altoona Mirror / Posted 5 days ago
The teams of Maura Skelley and Malia Schimminger and Maryssa Brandt and Taylor Stoudnour each won doubles matches for the Lady Lions. SINGLES: 1, Stevens, A, def. Stern, 6-0, 6-0; 2, Nagle, A, def. Clark, 6-0, 6-0; 3, Hallinan, A, def. Kensinger,... Read more
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Albert Martin ‘Al’ ProughHe was born in McAlevys Fort, Huntingdon, son of the late Melvin M. and Carolin
Albert Martin ‘Al’ Prough
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
He was born in McAlevys Fort, Huntingdon, son of the late Melvin M. and Caroline H. (Shoemaker) Prough. He was married to Marilee "Toni" Prough, who resides in Hollidaysburg. Surviving are two daughters: Cynthia "Cindy" Creuzberger (John) of... Read more
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Philemon Richard DavisPhilemon, meaning beloved, Richard, meaning brave one, was born on Aug. 21, 201
Philemon Richard Davis
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
Philemon, meaning beloved, Richard, meaning brave one, was born on Aug. 21, 2015, at 10:40 a.m. He weighed 4 pounds, 8 ounces and was 18 inches long. He was born with a beautiful head of dark hair and soft skin. His earthly body was plagued with... Read more
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Angelo J. ‘Bun’ BongiornoHe was born in Altoona, son of the late James D. and Rose (Venturato) Bongiorno
Angelo J. ‘Bun’ Bongiorno
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
He was born in Altoona, son of the late James D. and Rose (Venturato) Bongiorno. He married Carmela T. Baldessaro on Sept. 5, 1959, and she died July 22, 2012. Surviving are two daughters: Kelly Pacifico of Altoona and Teresa Webber (Larry) of... Read more
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Evelyn J. Dodson, 79, East Freedom, was received into Heaven as an angel on Thursday evening at
Evelyn J. Dodson
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
, 79, East Freedom, was received into Heaven as an angel on Thursday evening at UPMC Altoona. She was born in East Freedom, daughter of the late Clarence and Alice Pearl (Walter) Claar. She married Ronald K. Dodson on Feb. 1,... Read more
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Newton's nose knows: Diabetes alert dog sees after local girlIt ripped at the soul of her mother, Courtney, to have to lie on top of her cry
Newton's nose knows: Diabetes alert dog sees after local girl
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
It ripped at the soul of her mother, Courtney, to have to lie on top of her crying and resisting child to stick her with a needle over and over again. The only relief came in knowing what was causing the little girl - then 6 - to have an insatiable... Read more
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Evelyn J. Dodson, 79, East Freedom, died Thursday evening, Aug. 20, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. Fri
Evelyn J. Dodson
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
, 79, East Freedom, died Thursday evening, Aug. 20, 2015, at UPMC Altoona. Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Monday, Aug. 24, 2015, at Puzzletown Road Bible Church. A complete obituary will appear in Sunday's Mirror.... Read more
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James A. FlaigHe was born in Williamsburg, son of Robert and Sarah (Rabenstein) Flaig. Survi
James A. Flaig
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
He was born in Williamsburg, son of Robert and Sarah (Rabenstein) Flaig. Surviving are his wife of 19 years, Louanna R. Henry; two daughters: Kathy Temple (Russell) of Altoona and Kimberly Peck of Duncansville; a son, James A. Jr. (Melinda) of... Read more
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Leeks, related to onions, can be planted now for springTyrone gardener Mark Raffetto likes to use leeks in his cooking because they ha
Leeks, related to onions, can be planted now for spring
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Tyrone gardener Mark Raffetto likes to use leeks in his cooking because they have a more delicate flavor than onion - and because that's what his Mom used. Mark plants his leeks in the spring, in full sun and a slightly acidic soil which he keeps... Read more
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For Blair, a glimpse into the future"This is absolutely ridiculous," property owner Brenda Duplin of Homer City wro
For Blair, a glimpse into the future
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
"This is absolutely ridiculous," property owner Brenda Duplin of Homer City wrote in a recent letter to the editor published by the Indiana Gazette. Duplin said she owns 75 acres, mostly woods, accessible via a gas well road. Taxes were $707 a year... Read more
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Betty Rose Appleyard, 90, Duncansville, passed away Thursday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was bo
Betty Rose Appleyard
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
, 90, Duncansville, passed away Thursday afternoon at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Claysburg, daughter of the late Freddie I. and Minnie Mae (Dively) Weyandt. She married Clayton Revo Appleyard, who preceded her in death on July... Read more
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Walk the Wine event showcases area’s amateur winemakersDowntown Tyrone will host the second Walk the Wine downtown on Friday beginning
Walk the Wine event showcases area’s amateur winemakers
Altoona Mirror / Posted 18 days ago
Downtown Tyrone will host the second Walk the Wine downtown on Friday beginning at 5 p.m., and as part of this year's event, more than 70 wines will compete for medals. Tickets for the event are $22 for general admission, $53 for the VIP session and... Read more
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Colebrookdale Railroad gets another train carAn old train car was trucked across Pennsylvania and arrived at its destination
Colebrookdale Railroad gets another train car
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 19 days ago
An old train car was trucked across Pennsylvania and arrived at its destination in Boyertown on Tuesday. "It is a bit like trying to drive a herd of elephants down a hallway to get a 174,000 pound railroad car down Pennsylvania's highways," said... Read more
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Competitive walking, running help area doctor live life on her own termsAs a family physician with UPMC Blair Medical Associates in the Station Mall fo
Competitive walking, running help area doctor live life on her own terms
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
As a family physician with UPMC Blair Medical Associates in the Station Mall for the past 11 years, Hess has seen many of her patients battle the dreaded disease. And, as a cancer survivor herself since undergoing a double mastectomy after a... Read more
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California Dave SharffSurviving are four children: Christian of Little Rock, Ark., Reese and Elijah,
California Dave Sharff
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Surviving are four children: Christian of Little Rock, Ark., Reese and Elijah, both of Hedgesville, W.Va., and Ethan of Altoona; a sister, Khristina Sharff of Fayetteville, N.C.; his mother, Carrie Conyers, and a sister, Sherry McIntire, both of... Read more
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Shirley F. KaneShe was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry Fay and Mabel (Heaton) Harv
Shirley F. Kane
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Harry Fay and Mabel (Heaton) Harvey. She married James Kane on June 21, 1954, and he preceded her in death on Sept. 27, 2008. Surviving are a son, Don F. Bryan and wife, Jeanne, of Altoona; three... Read more
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Grandfather not guilty of endangering childBrian George of Duncansville was nearly in tears as he told a jury what happene
Grandfather not guilty of endangering child
Altoona Mirror / Posted 20 days ago
Brian George of Duncansville was nearly in tears as he told a jury what happened when he and his 6-year-old granddaughter went shopping on Dec. 24. George, 55, a local businessman, said he was making one last stop before completing his Christmas... Read more
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Frank H. AuerbeckHe was born in Altoona, son of the late Josef and Anna (Fink) Auerbeck. He marr
Frank H. Auerbeck
Altoona Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Josef and Anna (Fink) Auerbeck. He married Angela Mento on June 12, 1954. Surviving are his wife of sixty-one years, Angela; two sons: Kenneth (Grace) of Middletown and David (Tracy) of Hollidaysburg; four... Read more
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O’Connor’s teaching career leaves good tasteO'Connor, 59, of Duncansville recently retired from Bellwood-Antis, where she s
O’Connor’s teaching career leaves good taste
Altoona Mirror / Posted 21 days ago
O'Connor, 59, of Duncansville recently retired from Bellwood-Antis, where she spent 32 years of her teaching career. She spent the last year teaching kindergarten after the district discontinued the home economics program which she had taught since... Read more
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FandomAge: 21 Residence: Duncansville High school: Hollidaysburg College: Saint Fr
Fandom
Altoona Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
Age: 21 Residence: Duncansville High school: Hollidaysburg College: Saint Francis My favorite sports: Ice hockey I usually attend games with: My friends Favorite high school team: Hollidaysburg Favorite college team: Penn State Favorite pro... Read more
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Reliance Bank celebrates 75th year"We started as a mutual community bank with a servant leadership culture focuse
Reliance Bank celebrates 75th year
Altoona Mirror / Posted 22 days ago
"We started as a mutual community bank with a servant leadership culture focused on housing, and those core values remain the same today," said Dennis E. Doll, president and CEO. Reliance, incorporated as Reliance Building and Loan Association in... Read more
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John Cuthbert ‘Charlie’ AdamsHe was born in Sankertown, son of the late Richard "Dewey" and Eleanor Mary (Co
John Cuthbert ‘Charlie’ Adams
Altoona Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
He was born in Sankertown, son of the late Richard "Dewey" and Eleanor Mary (Conrad) Adams. He married Ann Soisson on Aug. 11, 1956, at St. Francis Xavier Church, Cresson. Surviving are his loving wife; seven loving children: Patricia (Lawrence)... Read more
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Night Out Against CrimeIt was a chance for police, emergency services and other organizations througho
Night Out Against Crime
Altoona Mirror / Posted 26 days ago
It was a chance for police, emergency services and other organizations throughout the county to mingle with the public in a positive light. "She wants to get her fingerprints done," 27-year-old Courtney Myers said of her 3-year-old daughter,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Wanted suspect captured near Blue KnobJoshua K. Seely, 33, of Duncansville was arrested Monday morning by state polic
Wanted suspect captured near Blue Knob
Altoona Mirror / Posted 27 days ago
Joshua K. Seely, 33, of Duncansville was arrested Monday morning by state police at a campsite in the Blue Knob area, Logan Township Acting Chief John Flinn said. State police, acting on a tip, located and surprised Seely as he slept Monday morning... Read more
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Cathy A. DiehlShe was born in Altoona, daughter of William Lilly Sr. of Cresson and the late
Cathy A. Diehl
Altoona Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
She was born in Altoona, daughter of William Lilly Sr. of Cresson and the late Margie (Patterson) Lilly. She married Jeffrey L. Diehl on July 27, 1987. Surviving are her husband; her father; four children: Tammy of Altoona, Jennifer Lilly of... Read more
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John Bernecky, 91, Portage, died Saturday at Cambria Care Center. He was born in Emeigh, so
John Bernecky
Altoona Mirror / Posted 28 days ago
, 91, Portage, died Saturday at Cambria Care Center. He was born in Emeigh, son of the late Simon and Martha (Krakawski) Bernecky. Surviving are a son, Shawn, of Duncansville; a brother, Bill, in New York; and a sister, Annie Zedack of... Read more
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Maude A. HarperShe was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Thurlby and Anna (Diehl) Colyer.
Maude A. Harper
Altoona Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Thurlby and Anna (Diehl) Colyer. She married Robert Harper on Feb. 14, 1942, at Bethany Lutheran Church, and he died in May 1991. Surviving are a son, Robert (Peggy) of Duncansville; a grandson, Robert... Read more
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Kim M. Myers, 76, Waterbury, Conn., died last Saturday at his summer home in Duncansville.
Kim M. Myers
Altoona Mirror / Posted 30 days ago
, 76, Waterbury, Conn., died last Saturday at his summer home in Duncansville. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James F. and Viola E. (Foor) Myers. He married Winifred Rose Patterson, who preceded him in death on May 21, 2015. Kim... Read more

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