Altoona, Pennsylvania

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Lake (Pennsylvania) Canoe Lake , at , is the focus of recreation at the park and is open for fishing year round. Canoe Creek State Park is a half mile off U.S. Route 22 near the small town of Canoe Creek (Canoe Creek, Pennsylvania). The park was opened to the public in 1979 and was developed as part of an expansion effort in the 1970s to improve the state park system in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania and New York After crossing the state line from Maryland, US&


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footing regardless of the weather conditions. Most importantly, there has been a significant decrease in serious injuries since the artificial turf was installed. During a typical fall season, more than 60 events take place on the turf. Altoona High (Altoona Area High School) varsity and junior varsity teams, Altoona Area Junior High School (Altoona Area School District#Altoona Area Junior High School) ninth grade teams, and Bishop Guilfoyle High School all play home football games


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''''' '''''Owner''''' - WHHN 88.1 Religious Hollidaysburg Radio Maria, Inc. - WRXV 89.1 Christian Contemporary State College Invisible Allies Ministries - WUFR 91.1 Religious Bedford Family Radio - WJSM 92.7 Religious Martinsburg Martinsburg Broadcasting, Inc. - WHPA 93.5 Oldies Gallitzin Vernal Enterprises, Inc. - WBXQ 94.3 Country Patton Sherlock Broadcasting - WBRX 94.7 Adult Contemporary Cresson Sherlock


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EMS services for both Altoona and Logan Township as well as many surrounding areas in Blair County including: Bellwood, Tyrone and Roaring Spring. AMED has several online and several offline ambulances on duty at the main station 430 on 7th Ave and 10th Street as well as an additional online ambulance at 480 in Lakemont. Parks Altoona has many, various types of parks for a variety of public uses within the city limits. They range from simple green areas with perhaps some benches and a few swings to full athletic fields for the public use and enjoyment. * Booker T Washington - on 13th Ave and 19th St: Fitness Park, Basketball Court and playground * Fairview Park - on the corner of 2nd St and 25th Ave * Focus Park - 23rd Avenue and 9th Street * Garden Heights - Tennyson Avenue & Lowell Avenue * Garfield Park - 25th Street and 11th Avenue * Geesey Park - in between Grant and Bell Avenues along 3rd St * Gospel Hill Park - on the hill above the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Altoona)) * Greenwood Park - Chief Logan Way * Hamilton Park - East Cherry Avenue and Kettle Street * Highland Park - along 4th Ave in between 44th and 49th Streets * Iuzzolino Park - Maple Avenue and 26th Street * Jefferson Park - 4th Avenue and 2nd Street * John Robertson Park - 7th St and 7th Ave on both sides of bridge * Juniata Memorial Park - 12th Avenue and Park Blvd * Lakemont Park - between Logan Blvd and Frankstown Road, amusement park with the world famous Leap the Dips * Leopold Park - off of Kittanning Point Road 40th Street * Locust Hills Park - West Chestnut Avenue and Greenway Drive * Mansion Park - along Logan Blvd and 5th Ave * Newburg Park - Washington Avenue and 28th Ave * Orchard Park - Beech Avenue and 2nd Street * Prospect Park - in between 13th and 15th Streets along 1st Ave * Tuckahoe Park - along Union Ave near 29th Street * Veteran's Field - Maple Avenue and 24th Street * Westfall Park - 23rd Street and 17th Avenue Sports class "wikitable" - ! Team Sport League Championships Venue - Altoona Curve Baseball Eastern League (Eastern League (U.S. baseball));''' Western Division 1 Peoples Natural Gas Field In the early 20th century, the Pennsylvania Railroad constructed a large sports complex at the intersection of Chestnut Avenue and Seventh Street.


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the finale of the 1976 film (1976 in film) ''Silver Streak (Silver Streak (film))''. The durable design of the GG1 made its damage repairable, and it was soon back in service after being hauled away in pieces to the PRR's main shops in Altoona, Pennsylvania. Before the latter action was undertaken, however, the GG1 and the hole it made were temporarily planked over and hidden from view due to the imminent inauguration of General of the Army (United

. It is, as of 2011, being held for restoration at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. This crash also inspired the finale for the 1976 film, ''Silver Streak (Silver Streak (1976 film)).'' Born in 1813 in Livermore, Maine to a prominent political family, Washburn organized the Maine Republican Party from 1854 onward. He was the 29th (List of Governors of Maine) Governor of Maine from 1861 to 1863. During the American Civil War, he helped recruit Federal government


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, including the former Playhouse Theater building, the six-story Penn Furniture building, and the former WRTA (WRTA (AM)) building. The University has turned them into the Devorris Downtown Center, the Aaron Building and the Kazmaier Family Building. Recently Sheetz has added another building to Penn State Altoona called The Sheetz Center for Entrepreneurial Excellence on the former site of a department store behind the Amtrak Station. The University provides a flow of resources


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;Historical Society of Pennsylvania" A plaza that's home to; Wendy's, Rite Aid Pharmacy and the Pennsylvania State Parole & Probation, stands today on the site of Cricket Field. Altoona was the site of a board track (board track racing) called Altoona Speedway from 1923 to 1931. Motorsport Memorial: Ray Keech, Retrieved July 24, 2007 Mansion Park Stadium


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, four of which are manned 24 7. The fifth station is the old AMED (Altoona's Ambulance Service building) located across from AFD Headquarters. The department operates under the number 300. Like all county fire apparatus, the city still follows the standard unit numbering to distinguish fire engines from ladder trucks to fire chiefs. The AFD has 21 pieces of apparatus that service the residents of Altoona. Amongst these pieces of equipment are manned and reserve apparatus. At all times, the city


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Pennsylvania State University. He had his first professional newspaper job with the Altoona Mirror in 1966.historic&date Dec+11,+1981&author &pub Chicago+Tribune&desc Awards+for+excellence+to+13+Tribune+staffers&pqatl google Awards for excellence to 13 Tribune staffers, '' The Chicago Tribune


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. It is, as of 2011, being held for restoration at the B&O Railroad Museum in Baltimore. This crash also inspired the finale for the 1976 film, ''Silver Streak (Silver Streak (1976 film)).'' Born in 1813 in Livermore, Maine to a prominent political family, Washburn organized the Maine Republican Party from 1854 onward. He was the 29th (List of Governors of Maine) Governor of Maine from 1861 to 1863. During the American Civil War, he helped recruit Federal government

Altoona, Pennsylvania

'''Altoona''' is a city in Blair County (Blair County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, United States. It is the principal city of the Altoona Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). The population was 46,320 at the time of the 2010 Census (2010 United States Census), making it the tenth most populous city in Pennsylvania. The Altoona MSA includes all of Blair County and was recorded as having a population of 127,089 at the 2010 Census (2010 United States Census), radius of the Altoona city center according to U.S. Census zip code population data. This includes the adjacent boroughs of Hollidaysburg (Hollidaysburg, PA) and Duncansville (Duncansville, PA), adjacent townships of Logan (Logan Township, Blair County, PA), Allegheny (Allegheny Township, Blair County, PA), Blair (Blair Township, PA), Frankstown (Frankstown Township, PA), Antis (Antis Township, Blair County, PA), and Tyrone (Tyrone Township, Blair County, PA), as well as nearby boroughs of Bellwood (Bellwood, PA) and Newry (Newry, PA).

Having grown around the railroad (Rail transport) industry, under the direction of Teresa Cheung. Prominent landmarks include the Horseshoe Curve (Horseshoe Curve (Pennsylvania)), the Railroaders Memorial Museum, the Juniata Shops of the Altoona Works, the Mishler Theatre, the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament (Altoona)), and the Jaffa Shrine Center.

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