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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Altoona, Pennsylvania Re d i r. 0 Magazine states attorney says Gray a arrest was illegal Steeles select cornerback receiver w a a so a Facebook Altoona Mirror a 75 twitter subscribe 946-7480 a copyright 2015 i Saturn web it theall Access now included with your paid subscription May 2, 2015altoona mourns a voice of the people Mirror file photo Charlie Weston was honorary Captain at the loth annual Mirror basketball classic on March 27 at mount Aloysius College. By Nyji rude Altoona has lost one of its All time favorite voices. Charlie Weston morning radio Host High school play by play broadcaster poker columnist husband father Grandfather and Friend to Many died Friday morning at a pm Altoona after succumbing to an aggressive form of skin cancer. He was 65. A i can to believe How quickly it happened a said Dick Diandrea who hosted a show with Weston on a Fig am until Diandrea retired in August. A the was so positive up to the very end. He kept saying we re going to beat Weston was diagnosed with squamous cell carcinoma about two months ago but was Given a one to five his son Andy Whetsel said. Unfortunately Whetsel said a it was much More advanced a and he was hospitalized on april 17. Like so Many Over the past two weeks Diandrea visited Weston in the Hospital Days before his passing. A what a great Guy a he said. He was loved by everybody. Charlie did no to have an enemy in the of reason Weston a Peers marvelled at his ability to intelligently discuss Many different topics a politics news pop culture sports that engaged audiences since his arrival in 1961. A the was a voice of this Community in so Many ways a said Steve Clark who hosted the morning show with Weston for 20-plus years at Warta and most recently after Diandrea retired at a Fig. A a obviously doing All of the sports was one aspect of his Job but doing the morning program with him and the talk show for All those years. He was the voice of reason. He was the voice of the people. He said what the people Felt and he was a moral voice for All of his versatility and easygoing Demeanour allowed Weston to negotiate the Ever changing radio Industry. A Charlie had personality a Clark said. A the could speak his mind and give his opinion that you absolutely positively disagreed with but you get mad at him. Even though he was very opinionated on the air he was very non Clarks Facebook Page has been flooded with kind thoughts about Weston. See Weston Page a3stolen local Penn state students Shine classifieds c4-8 comics of Legal notices c5 obituaries a7 opinion c2 puzzles d4 sports by 6 sudoku c8 7 �?T22910 00050�?T 4 card used for Siok in Beer by Ryan Brown . Hotel tavern a it Msj motto Buffet in Liberty Hall �?�11 00-5 00 reservations encouraged the restaurant and tavern will be open at 5 . For regular business with dinner specials. a 401 s. Juniata a 814-695-2624 carved prime rib a a Mustard amp Honey glazed pork loin Parmesan crusted tilapia roasted fingerling potatoes wild mushroom Rice Pilaf featuring baked Corn casserole Chicken Caesar salad spinach amp Tomato quiche fresh fruit and cheese display assorted salads Rbrown Altoona Mirror. Com a honduran Man faces charges in Bedford county for his alleged part in an interstate theft scheme that police say took Beer from distributors then resold it at Small new York City area groceries. In a release Friday state police accused Adan Martin Urrutia Garcia 24, of Honduras of orchestrating a series of massive Beer purchases last year with stolen credit cards. Urrutia Garcia and at least one co conspirator made the purchases in Bedford upstate new York and Maryland police said. A honestly in be never had a Case like this before a said sgt. Charles Dobson of the Lake Placid n.y., police department one of several departments that investigated the purchases. Dobson said the Fri had been notified As Well. The alleged scheme hit Pitt Street beverage in Bedford where Urrutia Garcia arranged for $10,091 Worth of Beer to be purchased in november or december according to state police. Police said he ordered the Beer from offsite then sent another Man to buy the Beer in person so he be identified. According to state police Urrutia Garcia Uewl a credit card stolen from an elderly Florida woman. When Pitt Street beverage employees called the credit card company to verify the information they were allegedly told it Wasny to stolen. A Pitt Street beverage manager said the Man who called to buy the Beer a wide assortment including Heineken Bud Light and Corona among other brands said he was buying in bulk for an after shoot party following a movie or fashion show. State police and Bedford Borough police declined to comment on the Case. A basically we got a report from one of our local Beer and liquor stores that said they had received a Large order for catering an event a said Dobson of Lake Placid. See Beer Page a3 Mirror photo by j o Cavrich Altoona electromechanical engineering technologies seniors Stephen Nelson left of Hershey and Spencer colomb of Martinsburg demonstrate their laser Harp on Friday at Penn state Altoona a Force advanced technology Center. By Walt Frank Wfrank Altoona Mirror. Com Penn state Altoona students took the spotlight Friday during the business and engineering student showcase at the Devorris downtown Center. Ninety one students made presentations in five areas electromechanical engineering techno lop rail transportation engineering Security and risk analysis business internships and the business plan Competition said sue Stevens project coordinator at the Sheetz Center for entrepreneurial excellence and event coordinator. Stevens said the event has several goals. A the first is to highlight the Talent of our Penn state Altoona students to our business leaders and Community members. This event offers networking opportunities so students and business and Community leaders can interact and hopefully build relationships that turn into internships or jobs that keep these talented students in our area a Stevens scud. The event is beneficial to business Community members said Randy Green of Mccartney s inc. A it is a Way for the business Community to partner with Penn state Altoona and All of us get something nut of it a Green said. See local Page a7 Hollidaysburg state police investigating Altoona officer from Mirror staff reports another Altoona police officer is under investigation by state police. According to state police in Hollidaysburg the investigation was initiated at the request of the Altoona police department and stems from an incident in april where an Altoona officer allegedly signed off on a warning card issued by a state trooper at a traffic Stop. The warning card was issued for an equipment violation and even though the equipment violation Wasny to fixed the Altoona officer allegedly signed the warning card. State police did no to elaborate on what Type of equipment violation was involved and did not name the officer under investigation. Altoona police chief Janice Freehling said Friday the officer at the Center of the investigation is currently assigned to desk duty pending the outcome of the investigation. State police this w Eek confirmed an investigation into an Altoona police officer accused of assaulting a suspect who was in custody at the police station has wrapped up. See police Page a6

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