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February 24, 2012 RSS feed / Front Page

Postal cuts to proceed

WASHINGTON (AP) — With no financial relief in sight, the... More...

Top of th' Morning

Schools can order seedlings starting Monday. The state Game Commission announced the agency will... More...

Special Sections

Local

Groups win protection for bats near mine

WILLIAMSBURG, Pa. — When the operator of a limestone quarry near Williamsburg, Blair County,... More...

Altoona to seek distressed designation

ALTOONA, Pa. ( AP) — Altoona may be the next municipality to seek help from the Pennsylvania... More...

Police

An Alum Bank man was injured during an ongoing argument Sunday in West St. Clair Township. State... More...

World

Geography in the Newsby

Europe and Asia, while often considered two separate continents, both lie on the same landmass or... More...

Local Sports

Northern girls open playoffs by beating Bedford

LOYSBURG — One way for a team that is heavily favored is to jump on top early and not allow... More...

Everett girls move on with 56-50 win at Windber

WINDBER — No matter what happens during the regular season, Everett’s girls basketball... More...

Berlin boys hold off Hope for Hyndman’s late rally

HYNDMAN — For the first time since 1993, the local team named the Hornets were contenders in... More...

Worship

Friday Lenten fish fries held at Dudley church

Bishop Bartchak to speak at retreat

LENTEN FISH Fries will be served from 3:30 to 7 p.m. every Friday through April 6 at the Immaculate... More...

Religion Briefs

Commissioners continue prayers... More...

Area Churches

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The Buzz

Beekeepers’ association president discusses perils honey bees face

The industrious honey bee, known for its social engineering and the healthful and useful properties... More...

Shirey penalty lawyer picked

A penalty phase lawyer from Blair County has been appointed for a Maryland man accused of shooting... More...

Tenley Park logo winner selected

The Everett Recreation Board has announced Kim Treece of South Street, Everett, as the winner of... More...

Obituaries

Adna Fay (Jay) Assel - 2016-08-30
James A. Post Sr. - 2016-08-30
Colleen K. Hollis - 2016-08-30
Betty Marie Ours - 2016-08-30
Stocks - 2016-08-30
Daniel Colledge - 2016-08-29
James R. Smyers - 2016-08-29
C. Gerald Albright - 2016-08-27
Cyrus E. Sturtz - 2016-08-27
Terry C. Smith Sr. - 2016-08-26
Norma B. Berkey - 2016-08-24
Curtis R. Horton - 2016-08-24
Larry B. Bowman - 2016-08-24
Penney L. McKnight - 2016-08-24
Carla L. Crabtree - 2016-08-24
James William Gartland - 2016-08-23
Melvin E. Lafferty - 2016-08-23
Mary C. Orndoff - 2016-08-23
Billy Lee Porter - 2016-08-22
Gary Lee Weicht - 2016-08-22
James Monte Figard - 2016-08-20
Ruth V. Dorman - 2016-08-18
E. Pearl Ferguson - 2016-08-18
Janet Watkins Robel - 2016-08-17
Karen Lee Wyant - 2016-08-17
Linda Lou Hamm - 2016-08-16
Milton R. Marsh - 2016-08-16
Deborah S. Helman - 2016-08-16
Kenneth Robert Moore - 2016-08-16
John H. Crist - 2016-08-15
Jane Louise May - 2016-08-15
Edward F. Diehl - 2016-08-15
William P. Moore - 2016-08-13
Maurice D. Oaks - 2016-08-13

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State/National

State briefs

State updates fish advisories HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania government officials are... More...

PSU, town push alternatives to ‘State Patty’s Day’

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) — Since its inception five years ago, the unofficial early... More...

New technology to halt Medicare fraud disappoints

WASHINGTON ( AP) — Launched last summer, a $77 million computer system to stop Medicare fraud... More...

Editorial

Political Cartoon

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Keep the primary

So what ought the Pennsylvania Legislature to do about the scheduled April 24 primary... More...

Campaigning on religion

Really? Really, folks, are we really going to elect a president based on his... More...

State/National Sports

Woods outsted in Match Play tourney

MARANA,... More...

Arbitrator overturns Braun suspension

NEW YORK (AP) — National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50-game suspension was overturned... More...

Big Ben reworks deal with Steelers

PITTSBURGH ( AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger is doing his part to... More...

Hometown Bank

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Shawnee Valley Volunteer Fire Co.

Streamside Dental

S&S Appliances

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