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Altoona Mirror
William L. ‘Bill’ Yancey Jr.Church in Essex, Md., and she preceded him in death on Sept. 26, 2000. Survivi
William L. ‘Bill’ Yancey Jr.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 hours ago
Church in Essex, Md., and she preceded him in death on Sept. 26, 2000. Surviving are a daughter, Diane Morgan (Vince) of Hollidaysburg; and two grandchildren: Patrick and Gregory Morgan. Bill was a 1949 graduate of Kenwood Senior High School,... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Survey: Craft workers scarceSurvey. Finding carpenters is difficult in the Altoona area, said Jim Brown, ow
Survey: Craft workers scarce
Altoona Mirror / Posted yesterday
Survey. Finding carpenters is difficult in the Altoona area, said Jim Brown, owner of J.R. Brown Construction Inc. of Hollidaysburg, and president of the Pennsylvania Builders Association. "For me, it is trim carpenters who install cabinetry... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Jean E. Hooverand Leidy's Home Furnishings, both in Martinsburg. Jean also was employed in th
Jean E. Hoover
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
and Leidy's Home Furnishings, both in Martinsburg. Jean also was employed in the administrative department at the former Hollidaysburg State Hospital. Jean was a member of the Martinsburg Grace Brethren Church, Daughters of the American... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Behind the Deskdryers, refrigerators, dishwashers and ranges. Who are your customers? I serv
Behind the Desk
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
dryers, refrigerators, dishwashers and ranges. Who are your customers? I service Altoona and surrounding areas, including Hollidaysburg, Duncansville, Claysburg, Martinsburg, Roaring Spring, Bellwood, Tipton, Tyrone, Ashville, Cresson and... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
State in contention amid ‘make Pennsylvania red’ vowlast full day of the Republican National Convention, which wrapped up in Clevel
State in contention amid ‘make Pennsylvania red’ vow
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
last full day of the Republican National Convention, which wrapped up in Cleveland late last week. State Rep. Judy Ward, R-Hollidaysburg, and local alternate delegate A.C. Stickel both praised Pence's speech - which followed a Monday appearance... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
DeedsSanders, Mary Helsley, also known as Mary Helsey, and Donald Hughes to John P.
Deeds
Altoona Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
Sanders, Mary Helsley, also known as Mary Helsey, and Donald Hughes to John P. III and Matthew Stultz, 806 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg, $180,000. Patricia Waite to Daniel and Rebecca Ingram, 121 E. 23rd Ave., Altoona, $10,000. M&T Bank to J&R... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Josephine M. Dillon, 99, died Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016, at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Holli
Josephine M. Dillon
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
, 99, died Friday afternoon, July 22, 2016, at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg. Friends will be received from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, July 26, 2016, at Myers-Somers Funeral Home Inc., 501 Sixth Ave., Altoona. A complete... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Praying for rain: Monastery Community Gardens needs a drink and volunteerssaid, check for a list of tasks in the mailbox at the gardens located on Monast
Praying for rain: Monastery Community Gardens needs a drink and volunteers
Altoona Mirror / Posted 3 days ago
said, check for a list of tasks in the mailbox at the gardens located on Monastery Road east of Route 36. Go south out of Hollidaysburg and, after topping Catfish Ridge, turn left onto Monastery Road at the caution light. The gardens are on the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Dealer facing more charges wants trialon these additional charges, you'll face additional penalties," Judge Timothy S
Dealer facing more charges wants trial
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
on these additional charges, you'll face additional penalties," Judge Timothy Sullivan told Dawson. Attorney Ed Zang of Hollidaysburg said he discussed that possibility with Dawson. Zang said he also understood that prosecutors were planning to... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Local party leaders blast CruzParty before November. "The consensus in our delegation is that Sen. Cruz emba
Local party leaders blast Cruz
Altoona Mirror / Posted 4 days ago
Party before November. "The consensus in our delegation is that Sen. Cruz embarrassed himself," state Rep. Judy Ward, R-Hollidaysburg and a local delegate, said Thursday. "Absolutely, it was intentional." Trump addressed the delegates last... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Linda S. (Frye) McCloskeyitems into unique keepsakes. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July
Linda S. (Frye) McCloskey
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
items into unique keepsakes. A service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona, where a lunch will follow. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. sorgefuneralho... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Gordon L. DeLozier, 87, Hollidaysburg, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2016, at his residence
Gordon L. DeLozier
Altoona Mirror / Posted 6 days ago
, 87, Hollidaysburg, passed away peacefully on April 13, 2016, at his residence. Friends will be received from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, where a funeral Mass... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Judge delays friars' trial because of 'voluminous' evidenceHOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Three Franciscan friars won't stand trial until at le
Judge delays friars' trial because of 'voluminous' evidence
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 7 days ago
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Three Franciscan friars won't stand trial until at least next year on charges linked to their role in supervising a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Judge delays friars' trial because of 'voluminous' evidenceHOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Three Franciscan friars won't stand trial until at le
Judge delays friars' trial because of 'voluminous' evidence
KTTC Rochester / Posted 7 days ago
HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (AP) - Three Franciscan friars won't stand trial until at least next year on charges linked to their role in supervising a suspected sexual predator accused of molesting more than 100 children, most at a Pennsylvania high... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
MS cyclists providing inspirationsign up for the annual MS ride are not your typical charity-event athletes. The
MS cyclists providing inspiration
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
sign up for the annual MS ride are not your typical charity-event athletes. The MS Ride is a two-day, 150 mile trek from Hollidaysburg to State College and back again. To complete it requires considerable training to develop stamina, not only for... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Linda S. McCloskeyprivate funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Sec
Linda S. McCloskey
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
private funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 23, 2016, at Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. A full obituary will appear in Wednesday's edition of the Mi... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Madalyn Nichole BarronerGap; grandparents, Brenda (Flaugh) and Eugene Talko of Bellwood, James Morrisse
Madalyn Nichole Barroner
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Gap; grandparents, Brenda (Flaugh) and Eugene Talko of Bellwood, James Morrissey of Tyrone and Mike and Debra Barroner of Hollidaysburg; great-grandparents, Lulu Flaugh of Bellemead, James and Nancy Morrissey of Tyrone, Ken and Merelyn Barroner of... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Friars linked to abuse won’t face trial this yearin Johnstown between April 1992 and January 2010. Baker committed suicide in 2
Friars linked to abuse won’t face trial this year
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
in Johnstown between April 1992 and January 2010. Baker committed suicide in 2013 at St. Bernardine's Monastery near Hollidaysburg after the abuse allegations became public. At a recent status conference with Judge Jolene G. Kopriva, the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Vandals decapitate cat statueHollidaysburg Police Chief David Gehret said officers spent the day Monday inte
Vandals decapitate cat statue
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
Hollidaysburg Police Chief David Gehret said officers spent the day Monday interviewing "juveniles of interest" and their parents to find out who is responsible for the beheading of the cat statue on Penn Street. The statue became a local favorite... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Access channel talks ongoingthat would be offered - if any." The Intermunicipal Relations Committee, repre
Access channel talks ongoing
Altoona Mirror / Posted 7 days ago
that would be offered - if any." The Intermunicipal Relations Committee, representing Altoona, Logan Township and Hollidaysburg, are continuing negotiations with Atlantic Broadband on a new franchise agreement. However, municipal leaders... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
John J. ‘Jack’ Nagleoutside of Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, with Father R
John J. ‘Jack’ Nagle
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
outside of Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 20, 2016, with Father Raymond Crosser officiating. Committal Rites will be held at St. Mary's Cemetery, Hollidaysburg. Military honors will be provided by the Blair County Veterans Honor G... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Wilkinson receives honor for her dedication to gameThat's what Hollidaysburg Area YMCA executive director Tom Kopriva has written
Wilkinson receives honor for her dedication to game
Altoona Mirror / Posted 8 days ago
That's what Hollidaysburg Area YMCA executive director Tom Kopriva has written down on paper as the award's mantra. And, it is why officials like Dave Reimer was one of the people who voted for Makenzie Wilkinson as the 2016 winner of the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Dale H. Allisonhis beloved wife of 69 years; their pet Bichon dog, Baxter; two brothers: Alber
Dale H. Allison
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
his beloved wife of 69 years; their pet Bichon dog, Baxter; two brothers: Albert L. of Bellwood and Carl E. (Beverly) of Hollidaysburg; a special niece, Susan Aller of Tampa Bay, Fla.; special care-givers, Jeff and Sharon Hicks; and numerous... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Raymond Donald Nicewonger Jr.Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowe
Raymond Donald Nicewonger Jr.
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at 8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the American Cancer Society, Blair Unit, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. myerssomersfuneralhome.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Veterans watch RC planes take flight at eventAirport site owned by the Altoona RC Club. On Saturday, the club invited a grou
Veterans watch RC planes take flight at event
Altoona Mirror / Posted 9 days ago
Airport site owned by the Altoona RC Club. On Saturday, the club invited a group of former servicemembers from the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home to its grounds to watch the miniature planes in action. "This is the first time the (Veterans... Read more
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The Morning Call
Applicants kept waiting for veterans home that had open bedswhen told of the discrepancies. The audit also questioned why 12 veterans' spo
Applicants kept waiting for veterans home that had open beds
The Morning Call / Posted 9 days ago
when told of the discrepancies. The audit also questioned why 12 veterans' spouses were on a waiting list for the home in Hollidaysburg, Blair County, when it had empty beds. "Failure to admit non-veterans when there are a sufficient number of... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Edward ‘Ed’ R. Cvrkelare his loving wife of 59 years, Donna (Mastovich) Cvrkel of Johnstown; five ch
Edward ‘Ed’ R. Cvrkel
Altoona Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
are his loving wife of 59 years, Donna (Mastovich) Cvrkel of Johnstown; five children: Susan J. "Suzy" Boston of Hollidaysburg, Edward C. "Chris" and wife, Tiffany, of Los Angeles, Calif., Margaret M. "Marny" of Arlington, Va., Beth A.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
George E. Isenbergfamily prefers that memorial contributions be given to Memorial Church of the B
George E. Isenberg
Altoona Mirror / Posted 10 days ago
family prefers that memorial contributions be given to Memorial Church of the Brethren, 210 N. Wall St., Martinsburg, PA 16662, or American Cancer Society, Blair Unit, 1004 N. Juniata St., Hollidaysburg, PA 16648. bol... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Richard B. Dannenberg, 82, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday evening. He was born in Bronx, N.Y., son o
Richard B. Dannenberg
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
, 82, Hollidaysburg, died Wednesday evening. He was born in Bronx, N.Y., son of Benjamin and Susan (Haney) Dannenberg. Surviving are two children: Peter of McLean and Carol of Hollidaysburg; and two grandchildren. He was... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Lawrence Luke ‘Larry’ Aneskoof the university library. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, J
Lawrence Luke ‘Larry’ Anesko
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
of the university library. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. Interment with full military honors will be at 11:30 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at Indiantown Gap National... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Dziabo wins Summit Country Club Match Play Championshipwon their respective age groups during the July 11 Ridge Runners Junior Golf To
Dziabo wins Summit Country Club Match Play Championship
Altoona Mirror / Posted 11 days ago
won their respective age groups during the July 11 Ridge Runners Junior Golf Tour event at the Summit. Sylvan Hills HOLLIDAYSBURG - David Snyder and Bill Zolnak were the big winners recently at the Sylvan Hills Golf Club/Handicap... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mary Virginia HussHuss. At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. A memorial s
Mary Virginia Huss
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
Huss. At the request of the deceased, there will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Grace Bible Church, 164 Laurel Lane, Hollidaysburg. Arrangements are by Mauk & Yates Funeral Home Inc., Juni... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Michael David Carpmusic, singing and the ocean. A memorial service will held at 1 p.m. Friday, J
Michael David Carp
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
music, singing and the ocean. A memorial service will held at 1 p.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg, Pastor Tina Sell officiating. Interment will be at Carson Valley Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Lawrence L. Aneskopostcards and paper ephemera. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday
Lawrence L. Anesko
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
postcards and paper ephemera. Friends will be received from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, July 17, 2016, at Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. A funeral service and interment with full military honors will be at 11 a.m. Monday, July 18, 2016, at... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
HASD looking to raise funding for planetariumThe Hollidaysburg Area "Save Our Planetarium" group on Wednesday brought the co
HASD looking to raise funding for planetarium
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
The Hollidaysburg Area "Save Our Planetarium" group on Wednesday brought the community a presentation from the company Sky-Skan, which has installed digital planetarium projectors in museums, universities and schools internationally. The company... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Vibrant colors, creative mediums featured at summer exhibitionartwork," Peter Grab, co-owner, said about the two creators of works in a summe
Vibrant colors, creative mediums featured at summer exhibition
Altoona Mirror / Posted 12 days ago
artwork," Peter Grab, co-owner, said about the two creators of works in a summer exhibition at his family's 321 Gallery in Hollidaysburg. The display featuring the works of Rosemary Fama-Malone and Michael Allison, both of Blair County, will be on... Read more
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Fulton County News
Congressman Shuster To Lead Negotiations On Defense LegislationWASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Hollidaysburg) has been named a ch
Congressman Shuster To Lead Negotiations On Defense Legislation
Fulton County News / Posted 12 days ago
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Bill Shuster (R-Hollidaysburg) has been named a chief negotiator for the House as negotiations begin with the Senate on final passage of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA). Not an online subscriber yet? Sign... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Property values criticizedassigned to their properties and future real estate taxes. "Maybe you guys can
Property values criticized
Altoona Mirror / Posted 13 days ago
assigned to their properties and future real estate taxes. "Maybe you guys can tell me where I can get this money," said a Hollidaysburg-area property owner whose tax bill is supposed to go up by $5,000. An Altoona man asked for details on how the... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
John H. ‘Jack’ Eckleybe no viewing. Committal will be a graveside funeral service held at 10 a.m. Fr
John H. ‘Jack’ Eckley
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
be no viewing. Committal will be a graveside funeral service held at 10 a.m. Friday, July 15, 2016, at Green Lawn Cemetery, Hollidaysburg, Monsignor Stanley B. Carson presiding. Military honors will be provided by Blair County Veterans Honor Guard.... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Mary Teresa McGoughChurch, Altoona, and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2014. Surviving are t
Mary Teresa McGough
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
Church, Altoona, and he preceded her in death on May 31, 2014. Surviving are two sons: James V. (Sandra) McGough of Hollidaysburg and John W. (Barbara) McGough of Downingtown; six grandchildren: James R. (Angela), Thomas J. (Kristen), Andrew... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Pokemon craze hitting regiondating app Tinder. In addition, the game's daily active user count is to exceed
Pokemon craze hitting region
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
dating app Tinder. In addition, the game's daily active user count is to exceed that of Twitter's, the article stated. Hollidaysburg Borough and Altoona Police see many people playing the game at all times of the and night. He said he sees... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Spring Cove, Park Furniture take Kelley leadsVFW 13-14-year-old round robin tournament at Drost Field. Anson Jones led Bell
Spring Cove, Park Furniture take Kelley leads
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
VFW 13-14-year-old round robin tournament at Drost Field. Anson Jones led Bellwood with four RBIs as the Eagles will play Hollidaysburg in Friday's championship game at 5:30 p.m. Michael Boston's two hits were tops for Altoona. n With Zach... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
NASCAR, Pokemon & the YMCAgame experience that will force its players off of their couches and out into t
NASCAR, Pokemon & the YMCA
Altoona Mirror / Posted 14 days ago
game experience that will force its players off of their couches and out into the (somewhat) real world. n Kudos to the Hollidaysburg Area YMCA for their wonderful race series. The Community Wellness Challenge Series consists of eight races... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Blair County Tea Party "Freedom Fest" Calendarfrom BCTP Board members or from two Thompson’s Pharmacy locations (600 E Chestn
Blair County Tea Party "Freedom Fest" Calendar
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
from BCTP Board members or from two Thompson’s Pharmacy locations (600 E Chestnut Ave in Altoona and 510 Blair Street in Hollidaysburg). Additionally, tickets are available at WRTA (2513 6th Ave in Altoona). Requests for tickets can be emailed... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Kirsch joins with Baer for SV titleWinning golf championships make fast friendships. Kirsch, a Messiah College se
Kirsch joins with Baer for SV title
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
Winning golf championships make fast friendships. Kirsch, a Messiah College senior from Hollidaysburg, and Baer, a Huntingdon High School history teacher from Shade Gap, won the 45th annual Sinking Valley Classic championship Sunday by four shots... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Bikers rally for charity ridebeen here pretty much every year," said Bob Morris of Duncansville, who attende
Bikers rally for charity ride
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
been here pretty much every year," said Bob Morris of Duncansville, who attended the event with Jeff Greenberg of Hollidaysburg. "We like looking at the bikes, and we like supporting the cause," Greenberg said. Participants paid a fee to... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Activist seeks single-hauler dealthe collective annual savings that a single-hauler system could realize for the
Activist seeks single-hauler deal
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
the collective annual savings that a single-hauler system could realize for the residents of Altoona, Logan Township and Hollidaysburg, if one assumes that a single hauler for all three would give a price equal to what Burgmeier Hauling is giving... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Restoring monuments a tall orderanother Scout to add seven flagpoles to complement a triangular monument on Nor
Restoring monuments a tall order
Altoona Mirror / Posted 15 days ago
another Scout to add seven flagpoles to complement a triangular monument on North Juniata Street near Allegheny Street in Hollidaysburg. The other Scout is taking care of the central pole that will carry an American flag, while Detwiler will... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Leonard B. ‘Lenny’ Weaveras a mobile home installer. At the family's request, there will be no public v
Leonard B. ‘Lenny’ Weaver
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
as a mobile home installer. At the family's request, there will be no public viewing. A funeral service will be private and held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Sorge Funeral Home Inc., Hollidaysburg. sorgefuneral... Read more
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Altoona Mirror
Stewart M. ‘Sweeney’ SweeneyHe was born in Hollidaysburg, son of Charles and Virgil Sweeney. He married Pat
Stewart M. ‘Sweeney’ Sweeney
Altoona Mirror / Posted 16 days ago
He was born in Hollidaysburg, son of Charles and Virgil Sweeney. He married Patricia A. Dryburgh, who preceded him in death on April 29, 2008. Surviving are a daughter, Rhonda (Ralph); a son, Matt (Amy); and four grandchildren: Carley of Durham,... Read more
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