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  1. Elaine M. HauserRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of D. Jean Fochler and the late Edward Fochler. She married William C. Hauser on Sept.

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  2. Michael GetzRead the original story

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Mike was born and raised in Altoona and is survived by two daughters: Carley and Courtney Getz; his mother, Sandra Getz; a sister, Robin Tomeo and husband, Joe; and a nephew, Brandon Tomeo. Mike was a 1986 graduate of Altoona Area High School and a graduate of Penn State University.

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  3. George Leopold CardoneRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    George Leopold Cardone, 95, formerly of Altoona, died peacefully Tuesday afternoon at The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family. He was born in Altoona, son of the late George and Edith Cardone, and grew up in South Altoona.

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  4. Veto won't end beer sale rivalryRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The trade association for beer distributors across the state has staunchly opposed privatizing wine and liquor sales, arguing it would upset an 80-year-old business model and allow big chains to snuff out family-owned operations. In reality, beer distributors already compete with those interests, and a small stretch of Pleasant Valley Boulevard in Altoona is evidence.

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  5. Sheetz Says Forbes Got It WrongRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CSP

    Sheetz Inc. chairman and CEO Joe Sheetz is taking issue with Forbes ' ranking of the Sheetz family in its recent list of America's richest families, claiming that the magazine's assumptions about the family's wealth and degree of ownership in the company are "inflated," reported The Altoona Mirror . Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz is a leading regional chain of more than 500 convenience stores in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia.

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  6. Lois Rhea LeligdonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Medina Gazette

    Lois Rhea Leligdon, 84, a resident of York Township, passed away suddenly, Sunday, July 26, 2015. She was born August 1, 1930, in Altoona, Pennsylvania, to Raymond and Nellie Estep.

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  7. Champs Sports Grill To Open On South AllenRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 27 | Onward State

    ... expand, and it goes hand in hand with the State College town." Champs, which has locations on North Atherton and in Altoona, boasts a large selection of beer on tap and a menu filled with carbs and comfort foods. "It's going to be a wonder for all ...

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  8. Perry, Macionsky cruise to Iron Masters Classic titleRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Altoona Mirror

    ... so that's how our weekend went. Perry, a 6th grade teacher at Juniata Elementary and former golfer at Penn State-Altoona, said the greens were in great shape and said Macionsky putted well. "The one thing we did really well this week was play holes ...

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  9. Michael A. FebboRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 26 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of Anthony R. 'Tony" and Julia M. "Tootsie" Febbo. He married Kimberly J. Gardini on July 29, 1989, at Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament.

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  10. AAHS student adviser, mentor enjoys giving backRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 26 | Altoona Mirror

    Those councils selected him as one of seven finalists from the United States for the 2015 Warren E. Shull High School Student Council Adviser of the Year award, and invited Aboud to an annual conference in Albuquerque, N.M., in June. Mirror photo by Russell O'Reilly Altoona Area High School teacher and student council adviser David Aboud is one of seven finalists up for recognition as the national student adviser of the year.

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  11. Locals partner with PennDOT to clean up litter on roadsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | Altoona Mirror

    Along the roads, streams, creeks, lakes and rivers of Pennsylvania, you'll find the remnants of yesterday's cup of coffee or fast food lunch, empty bottles and cans, and just about anything else you could imagine. "We have found some really interesting things," said Janet Helsel, marketing director for the EADS Group in Altoona, who along with other EADS employees takes time a couple of times a year to clean up litter and trash along a stretch of Interstate 99 around the Pinecroft exit.

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  12. Wawa ranked America's favorite convenience storeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | The News Journal

    ... company with about 700 stores in 11 states, earned a 62 percent score for second place, while Sheetz, an Altoona, Pennsylvania-based chain with about 440 stores in six states, came in third with a score of 59 percent. Neither of those brands has a ...

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  13. Convicted murderer requests new trialRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Sean Louis Allen, a Hollidaysburg area man convicted of the 2009 murder of a Penn State Altoona student, is asking U.S. District Court in Johnstown for a new trial. Attorney Peter Goldberger of Ardmore filed Allen's federal appeal Wednesday and raised several issues that had not been part of state appeals.

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  14. Ronald W. RitzRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Ronald W. Ritz, 88, Duncansville, went to be with his Lord and Savior Wednesday evening at his residence with his family by his side. He was born in Altoona, son of the late James Robert and Carrie Margaret Ritz.

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  15. Mary E. CarodiskeyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Born April 19, 1928, in Altoona, she was the daughter of the late John W. Rahm and Mary L. Warner Sunderland. She was preceded in death by her husband, Donald E. Carodiskey, on March 8, 1998, and a brother, James E. Leyder.

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  16. The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa., Mike Mastovich columnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 23 | Erie Times News

    ... already, with two other spots to be decided in regional or play-in series competition. The teams already in include:?Altoona; Baltimore; Boston; Brooklyn; Buffalo; Chicago Metro; Columbus; Livonia; Maryland State; New Orleans; Philadelphia; ...

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  17. Shenandoah Telecommunications: Efficient Wireless Operator With Unique AdvantagesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Seeking Alpha

    ... text and data services to customers under the Sprint brand in a four-state area extending from Harrisburg, York and Altoona, Pennsylvania to Harrisonburg, Virginia. In return, Sprint credits the income from customers serviced by Shentel after ...

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  18. Wawa is America's favorite convenience store, report saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 22 | Business Journal

    ... the top spot last year with a score of 74 percent. QuikTrip came in at No. 2 with a score of 62 percent this year; Altoona, Pa.-based Sheetz came in at No. 3 with 59 percent. Speedway and Phillips 66 tied for No. 4 with 54 percent. Arco rounded out ...

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  19. Babe Ruth 13-year-olds stun Broomall-Newtown in semifinalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Lewistown Sentinel

    Mifflin County reached the state finals in the Pennsylvania 13-year-old tournament with a 13-3 win over Broomall-Newtown on Tuesday. Today at 5 p.m. Mifflin County will play for the state title against host Altoona, a 7-3 winner over West End .

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  20. Doctor allegedly withheld from IRSRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 21 | Altoona Mirror

    A federal grand jury has recommended the indictment of an Altoona doctor, according to a release from the U.S. Attorney for Western Pennsylvania. The release from U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton states that a grand jury in Pittsburgh recommended 11 indictments for Dr. John Johnson, 53, for "willful failure to remit employment taxes."

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