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  1. James L. HelsleyRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Chimney Rocks, Hollidaysburg, son of the late Henry E. and Verna M. Helsley. He married Nancy L. Ventre on Oct. 26, 1968, in Altoona.

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  2. Blair County drug bust nets 18 suspectsRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... operations to target mid- to upper-level drug dealers. -Andrew Jacob Kepner, 22, 1656 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona, is charged with two counts each of possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver and possession of a controlled ...

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  3. BriefcaseRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    WPS Office Solutions was one of 13 independent channel partners that Photizo Group selected to participate in the 2015 Leaders Index for MPS Channel Partners, based on demonstrated leadership in MPS. The Bruno and Lena DeGol Family Foundation has donated $100,000 to support the UPMC Altoona Breast Health Center at Station Medical Center.

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  4. The Salon Professional Academy Grand Re-OpeningRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | PR Log

    PRLog - June 29, 2015 - ALTOONA, Pa. -- The Salon Professional Academy is hosting their Red Tie Event July 1st from 5:30pm to 8:00pm to celebrate its move to a new location in Orchard Plaza .

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  5. Maryland carjacking suspect jailed after Pennsylvania chaseRead the original story

    22 hrs ago | New Jersey Herald

    A Maryland man wanted on charges that he carjacked a vehicle by threatening the driver with an axe has been jailed after a high-speed police chase in central Pennsylvania. Twenty-year-old Talen Trice, of Capital Heights, Maryland, faces a preliminary hearing before a Blair County district judge on July 7. Authorities say they tracked the stolen vehicle to the Altoona area after police in Maryland traced a signal from Trice's cellphone on Friday.

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  6. Family, The Ties That BindRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Statecollege.com

    ... today. The annual trip each summer to visit the families who followed oldest brother Leo out to Chicago when jobs in Altoona became scarce. Shared vacations to the beach or to the lake. The years that their families would come back to Pennsylvania ...

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  7. For Mennonites, Question Of LGBT Membership Yields Few Easy AnswersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | New Hampshire Public Radio -

    ... lot of times - but I still have to do it," says Steve Olivieri , the pastor at Cornerstone Fellowship of Mill Run in Altoona, Pa. He says that his church is more literal about Scripture. "We understand that whenever a passage says, 'The following ...

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  8. Minor League Baseball Team to Wear Mr. Rogers' Sweater JerseysRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | WIBX-AM Whitesboro

    ... their special "Bark in the Park" jerseys, that ESPN's Keith Olbermann wore on his television show. This year, the Altoona Curve will have a big promo night planned for July 5. The Double-A affiliate of the Pittsburgh Pirates will host "A Night in ...

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  9. UPMC Altoona Foundation Announces $100,000 Donation to Breast Health CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday | GantDaily.com

    Dianna Craig, M.D. , a surgeon who specializes in breast diseases at the UPMC Altoona Breast Health Center, accepts a check for $100,000 from the Bruno and Lena DeGol Foundation represented by Denny DeGol and his son Anthony DeGol. With them are Karen Pfeffer, Esq., capital campaign committee chairperson, and Ann Benzel, representing the UPMC Altoona Foundation board of directors.

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  10. Police: Suspect used ax to steal carRead the original story

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    A former Huntingdon County man remains behind bars on $1 million bail after leading police on a high-speed chase Friday night in Blair County. Talen A. Trice, 20, of Capital Heights, Md., formerly of Mount Union, was taken into custody after he was hit with a Taser in Duncansville Friday evening after he fled from state police and Altoona police in a stolen SUV.

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  11. Barbara A. LonsingerRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Leroy and Thelma Stotler. She married Dorsey B. Lonsinger on Sept.

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  12. Dolores J. - Dee' CrownoverRead the original story

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are her husband; a son, Scott A. of Altoona; a sister, Bonnie Gibboney of Altoona; two nieces; and a nephew. Dee was a 1952 graduate of Altoona High School and attended Penn State University.

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  13. Marcellus-reliant firms resilientRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Altoona Mirror

    ... in a sample. Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec / Jeremy Gach, an analytical specialist at Mountain Research in Altoona, prepares a soil sample for testing. "The guys who are drilling are our customers. They don't have as much need for our services. We ...

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  14. Local gays celebrate high court rulingRead the original story

    Friday Jun 26 | Altoona Mirror

    ... couples now have the right to marry, just like anyone else." Gary Dull, pastor at the Faith Baptist Church of Altoona, issued a two-page news release to express his opinion that the ruling was unconstitutional. "The decision of the Supreme Court is ...

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  15. How Gay Marriage Puts Some Gays and Lesbians at RiskRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | TIME.com

    ... channeling his one-time mentor while standing not far from a statue of him. "What about that kid that's still in Altoona, Pennsylvania? What about that lesbian couple in Birmingham, Alabama? What about that trans cop in Jackson, Mississippi? What ...

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  16. Penn State Altoona softball player charged for hit batterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | Erie Times News

    "' A Penn State Altoona softball player is discussing a plea deal with prosecutors on assault charges for hitting a batter with a pitch during practice. 20-year-old Katelynn Burge faces one count of misdemeanor simple assault and harassment, The Altoona Mirror reported .

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  17. Penn State Altoona softball player charged for hitting a batterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 25 | USA Today

    A Penn State Altoona softball player is discussing a plea deal with prosecutors on assault charges for hitting a batter with a pitch during practice. Penn State Altoona softball player charged for hitting a batter A Penn State Altoona softball player is discussing a plea deal with prosecutors on assault charges for hitting a batter with a pitch during practice.

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  18. Betty L. (Smith) CarnicellaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are a son, Brett Geibel of Altoona; three daughters: Brenda Diehl and Bonnie Wills , both of Altoona, and Maria Kratzer of Lewistown; 10 grandchildren; a great-grandson; a brother, Willis Smith of Pepperell, Mass.; a nephew, Mark Smith of Denver, Colo.; and a niece, Leslie Smith of Baltimore, Md. Betty graduated from Central High School, Martinsburg, and from the Altoona Hospital School of Nursing.

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  19. New Proposed Rule Would Improve Testing the Safety, Reliability of New Transit BusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Mass Transit

    ... used by the FTA Bus Testing Facility at Pennsylvania State University's Larson Transportation Institute in Altoona, Pa. "When the FTA helps local transit agencies purchase new buses, it is imperative that those vehicles are a high-quality ...

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  20. Andrew Stasny, gifted actorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Cape Gazette

    ... and they married in 1959, having their first child, also Andrew, in 1960. A job at the new Veteran's Hospital in Altoona, Pa. precipitated their move from Pittsburgh to Altoona in 1961 where their two daughters, Mary Lynn and Beth Ann, were born. ...

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