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  1. Polly Jo BarbosaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Polly Jo Barbosa, 50, Bellwood, went home to be with her Lord on early Tuesday morning at UPMC Altoona, surrounded by her family, after a long battle with ovarian cancer. She was born in Altoona, daughter of James L. Decker Sr. and Bonnie Mishock.

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  2. John J. BarronerRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Frye and husband, Rob, and Robin Farabaugh and husband, Wayne, all of Blue Knob, Lynn Johnson and husband, Scott, of Port Matilda, and Kimberly Auker of Altoona; 13 grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and three siblings: Mary Cooper and Charles R., both of Hollidaysburg, and Merril of Bellwood. John served with the Army National Guard of Pennsylvania during the Vietnam Conflict.

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  3. Eleanor M. ThomasRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Otto B. and Elsie Furrer. She married to Herbert B. Thomas, who preceded her in death on March 23, 1989.

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  4. ArtsAltoona reveals plansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    A pair of local advocates for cultural development outlined an ambitious, many-faceted program to use the arts as a tool for economic development in the greater Altoona area at a meeting of the Greater Altoona Economic Development Corp. this week. Representing newly formed ArtsAltoona, ex-Blair County Commissioner Donna Gority and Altoona Symphony Orchestra board member Ken Decker laid out the main components of a plan to turn Altoona into an artistic hub, starting with a web-based interactive calendar for arts-related events, along with a social media presence and newsletter.

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  5. Margaret Anne (Long) BrownRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2016 | Altoona Mirror

    Margaret Anne Brown, 100, Altoona, died Monday morning, June 12, 2017, at her residence with her daughters by her side. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late William Earl and Mary Elizabeth Long.

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  6. Controversial budget calls for tax hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    After lengthy, emotionally charged bickering, the Altoona Area School Board voted 5-4 Monday to pass a $104 million budget with a 0.47-mill tax increase. The 2017-18 budget also includes an estimated $7.5 million deficit, but it would be larger without the tax increase, which will generate $1.4 million in new revenue.

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  7. Cambria men face rape chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    Two Cambria County men allegedly raped a woman while holding her down Saturday at an Ebensburg motel after she agreed to meet one of the men on an internet-dating application, according to charges filed by Cambria Township police. Nathaniel D. Baum, 25, of the 800 block of Hubert Avenue in Northern Cambria, and John J. Urgolites, 26, of the 100 block of Meadow View Lane in Ebensburg face counts of rape and related charges for the alleged attack at a Quality Inn hotel along Cook Road in Ebensburg.

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  8. Blair judge rules against plumberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    A Blair County judge will not allow a Duncansville plumber to sit for a master's test in Altoona, despite his having a master's license in Johnstown. Judge Wade Kagarise denied Trevor Rabenstein's appeal of a city plumbing board ruling that prohibited him from taking the master's test because he never completed two years as a journeyman under a master plumber.

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  9. Elwood Louis - Scotty' ScottRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of the late Earl Erickson and Cleona A. Scott. He married Jolene M. Brumbaugh on March 9, 2002, in Altoona.

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  10. Anthony J. Bruno Jr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 25 | Altoona Mirror

    Surviving are a sister, Mary Ann Bruno of Vienna, Va.; a special friend, Carmela Van Atta of Chicago; his father; two aunts: Jenny Cellini and Mariam Bruno; and cousins. Anthony was a 1975 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle High School, a 1978 graduate of Penn State University and a 1983 graduate of DePaul University with a degree in health and public administration.

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  11. Altoona police being marred by black eyesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 24 | Altoona Mirror

    Last Sunday morning, Officer Erik Stirk, who was off-duty, was stopped at 11:19 a.m. on the 700 block of Sixth Avenue and arrested for driving under the influence. He is expected to be charged with DUI after tests revealed he had a blood alcohol level of 0.257 percent- more than three times the legal limit of 0.08 percent.

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  12. Defense sparks NorthRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Altoona Mirror

    Even in midsummer all-star football games, turnovers and penalties can be crucial and the defense often sets the pace of the game. That was the case in the 33rd annual Lezzer Lumber Classic Friday night at Mansion Park, as the North squad made two interceptions that paved the way for both its touchdowns and defeated the South squad, 17-7.

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  13. Anna M. ClarkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 23 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late George and Anna Nelson. On May 15, 1971, she married Donald D. Clark at Juniata Valley Gospel Church.

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  14. Championship pedigreeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 22 | Altoona Mirror

    In tonight's 33rd annual Lezzer Lumber Football Classic at Mansion Park, the term will take a quite literal meaning. Both Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic and Central have players in the game who played on state-championship teams this past school year.

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  15. A lot of Good in a small packageRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 21 | Altoona Mirror

    Standing 5-foot-7 and weighing in at a modest 150 pounds, Kyle Good gives away a lot in height and weight to opponents on the football field. But the Altoona Area High School graduate - who led the Mirror coverage region in receptions with 56 for 576 yards and eight touchdowns as a senior last fall - doesn't ever give it much thought.

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  16. Francis K. BiddleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of the late Karl and Cora Biddle. On May 15, 1971, he married Vesta R. Clemens at Christian Missionary Alliance, Pine St., Hollidaysburg.

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  17. Police bust meth operationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Altoona Mirror

    Mirror photo by Greg Bock / Altoona police Cpl. Dan Vasil leads methamphetamine suspect David Barr into Magisterial District Court on Fourth Street on Tuesday followed by Altoona police Patrolman Vince Finochio with Barr's alleged associate, Trevor Winters.

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  18. Mary Lou KellerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 20 | Altoona Mirror

    She was born in Altoona, daughter of Ernest H. and Edna M. Luther. On Aug. 11, 1956, she married Eugene F. Surviving are her husband; two brothers: James E. Luther of Peoria, Ariz., and David Allen Luther of Sinking Valley; 12 nieces and nephews; and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.

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  19. Richard K. - Rick' BuchananRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Altoona Mirror

    He was born in Altoona, son of the late Walter and Edna Buchanan. On Oct. 12, 2002, he married Patty Jo Smith in Altoona.

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  20. AASD sells Wright buildingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 19 | Altoona Mirror

    The Altoona Area School Board voted unanimously Monday to sell the former Wright Elementary School to the Nehemiah Project for $140,000. Dave Miller of the Nehemiah Project said the new use of the building is uncertain but said the faith-based organization's general purpose is to revitalize neighborhoods.

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