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  1. Coroner rules 3 fire deaths in 2015 blaze accidentalRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    The Mirror reports that the ruling in the January 2015 fire in Altoona came in the Blair County coroner's end-of-the-year report. Coroner Patricia Ross said 31-year-old Jessica Giarth died of smoke inhalation, carbon monoxide and second-degree burns.

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  2. Black Civil War soldiers honored only in PennsylvaniaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Washington Times

    ... many were executed on the spot. "For me, this was an eye-opening experience," said Harriet L. Gaston, a Penn State Altoona minority programs coordinator who has researched the local soldiers for years. "An extremely eye-opening experience." When the ...

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  3. Coroner rules three deaths in fire accidentalRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The Blair County coroner has ruled the deaths of three people in a Jan. 17, 2015, house fire at 1814 11th Ave. as accidental. However, Altoona police said they are continuing their investigation into the blaze at the 2 -story wood-frame home that claimed the lives of Jessica Giarth, 31, and her children, Kea Barnes, 9, and Lyric Giarth, 20 months.

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  4. Seafood buffet, fish dinnersRead the original story

    Thursday | Altoona Mirror

    ... take-outs. Fish dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through March 25, Unter Uns Club, Van Buren Avenue and 14th Street, Altoona, $9 for adults, $5 for children ages 4 to 10 and free for ages 3 and younger. Fish dinner, 4:30 to 7 p.m. Fridays through ...

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  5. City Council warned children face toxic lead threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WFMZ

    ... seven in Allentown face health problems from lead poisoning. No other Pennsylvania city has that many at risk. In Altoona, it was 20.45 percent, followed by Scranton at 19.45 percent, then Johnstown at 18.26 percent. While alarming, discussion of ...

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  6. Many Allentown children face toxic lead threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | WFMZ

    ... seven in Allentown face health problems from lead poisoning. No other Pennsylvania city has that many at risk. In Altoona, it was 20.45 percent, followed by Scranton at 19.45 percent, then Johnstown at 18.26 percent. While alarming, discussion of ...

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  7. Leo F. GarlenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 3 | Altoona Mirror

    ... from Penelec after 42 years of service as a patrolman/lineman. He was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, Altoona, and he enjoyed spending time outdoors, watching old movies, working in his shop and traveling to casinos. Friends will be ...

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  8. Pennsylvanians for Safe Access medical marijuana rally in AltoonaRead the original story

    Oct 21, 2015 | Voices Online

    PENNSYLVANIANS FOR SAFE ACCESS : Medical Cannabis Support Rally Friday October 23rd, 2015, Rally from 4-7, Press Conference 5:30 Heritage Plaza, Altoona PA After 88 Years of cannabis prohibition, which was led by a gentleman named Harry Anslinger from Altoona, a broad spectrum of Pa.

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  9. Cyrene Faye CollinsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are two sons: Joseph B. Collins III of Bastrop, Texas, and James M. Collins of Hollidaysburg; two daughters: Ann Pfahler of Altoona, and Yvonne Wilt of Brigantine, N.J.; seven grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. Cyrene was the valedictorian of her 1949 graduating class at Yoakum High School and attended Texas Lutheran University, Seguin, Texas, for two years.

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  10. William R. - Bill' O'BrienRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 2 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of Earl B. "Peck" and M. Lorraine Dawson. On Jan. 20, 1968, at Birmingham Presbyterian Church, he married Susan A. Hoover.

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  11. Carl R. - Dick' BrantRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Altoona Mirror

    ... of Tyrone; two sons: Carl Richard Jr. of Ebensburg and Jeffrey Stephen Hatison Jr. (fiancee Dominica Kriner) of Altoona; 13 grandchildren: Jamie Ready, Robert Mills, Shawn Ketrow (Catherine), Emily and Courtney Ketrow, Katia and Colin Brant, Shane ...

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  12. Some Classic Rest Room SuggestionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 1 | Villager Austin

    ... is flushed. Subsequent is to Mentor OH window shades consider out the drinking water feed to the bathroom cistern. Altoona PA shades The cistern window shades guys will then just require to be taken off of the wall and lifted absent, you may want to ...

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  13. Bernard J. - Bernie' FrederickRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are his companion of 28 years, Shirley Stayer; his daughter, Karen DiAntonio and husband, Dan, of Altoona; four sons: Allen and wife, Carey, in Kansas, Bernard "Buddy" and wife, Irene, in Florida, Michael and wife, Sheila, of Newry, and Dave and wife, Michelle, of Beaver Falls; Shirley's children: Wes Stayer and wife, Sherri, of Hollidaysburg, Leslie "Edie" Meredith in Michigan and Jerry Stayer of Collegeville; a number of grandchildren and great-grandchildren; two sisters: Imelda Ayers of Hollidaysburg and Teresa Rautrauff of Altoona; and a brother, Robert and wife, Patty, of Altoona. Bernie graduated from Altoona High School in 1952.

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  14. Black Civil War soldiers forgottenRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 31 | Altoona Mirror

    ... many were executed on the spot. "For me, this was an eye-opening experience," said Harriet L. Gaston, a Penn State Altoona minority programs coordinator who has researched the local soldiers for years. "An extremely eye-opening experience." When the ...

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  15. Prough additionRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 30 | Altoona Mirror

    Contributions may be made in the memory of Erma R. Prough, who died Jan. 27, 2016, to Altoona Bible Church, 3017 Union Ave., Altoona PA 16602.

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  16. Bathroom Renovation: Making Your Bathroom LargerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 30 | Villager Austin

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  17. Sparkle' musical features area youthRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Altoona Mirror

    "The Sparkle Express," an original musical featuring the talents of 77 area students, will be presented at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Mishler Theatre in downtown Altoona. The 12th in a series of plays set in the fictitious Sparkle School of the Arts, "The Sparkle Express" is being presented by Altoona Community Theatre and The Blair County Arts Foundation.

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  18. Earth Matters: Recent snowstorm an interesting meteorological eventRead the original story

    Friday Jan 29 | Altoona Mirror

    ... and were typical of what happened throughout central Pennsylvania. Areas of Morrisons Cove surpassed 30 inches, Altoona got less than 20 and Bellwood got only 11. Folks at the northern end of the county got less than 10 inches, Bellefonte had only ...

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  19. Cure Your Cabin FeverRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | Altoona Mirror

    ... on Friday evening, presented by C'Jay's Music. The entertainment begins at 8 p.m., and is open to the public. The Altoona Knights Of Columbus will celebrate the feast day of one of Ireland's patron saints, Saint Brigid, with the annual St. Brigid ...

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  20. Shenandoah Telecommunications Company (SHEN) Now Covered by BWS FinancialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 29 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    ... provides digital wireless service to a portion of a four-state area covering the region from Harrisburg, York and Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Harrisonburg, Virginia. The Cable segment provides video, Internet and voice services in franchise areas in ...

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