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Altoona Mirror (Newspaper) - May 2, 2015, Altoona, Pennsylvania Page a2 a Altoona Mirror weather Etc. Saturday May 2,2015 today a forecast a Erie 64� i 46r Scranton 72� i 46� state College a 73� i 45� a Altoona Harrisburg a 71� i 47� 74 48 y a Pittsburgh 73" 145� i a _ a a y Philadelphia 73� i 46� �2015 underground com Cloudy flumes re Thunder r storms in my v a Tow cars so tidy showers $7/ ram a # Snow ice today tonight sunny with Northwest winds about 5 to 9 Mph. T Fri Tutti to r a v # it Tutt a a a Ltd j showers rain to storms flurries Snow ice sunday monday tuesday partly Cloudy with West winds about 3 to 6 Mph. High 71 Low 47 mostly sunny i Fth Tilow 52 mostly sunny Low 56 partly sunny Low 54 to see the drawing by the featured artist below visit Aubree Bloom second Grade Martinsburg elementary Julianna Myers third Grade great commission schools temperatures yesterday average records High 66 High 65 High 94 1942 Low 46 Low 43 Low 2s 1978 precipitation As or 8 Arburr county Airport yesterday.0.22 May.0.22 year a Sunrise Sunset today s Sunrise .6 12 . Today s sunset.8 09 . Sunday s Sunrise .6 11 . Sundays sunset.8 1� full last Moon phases new first a a. May 18 May 25 sunday May la Vigil urges people to ask for help Altoona Mirror by William Kibler a Kilter Altoona Mirror. Com mayday has traditionally been a Call of distress. May Day has also traditionally been a Celebration of vitality of life. Friday. May i a May Day in downtown Altoona was a bit of both a cry that the area is in distress because of suicides addiction and other kinds of abuse and a Celebration of the lives of those who have died from these causes. Cindy Estep one of several who spoke at the event to about 70 people scattered around heritage Plaza told of opening her garage one Day in 1999 and seeing her 17-year-old son James Shawley hanging from the rafters. James was the first of four Young people in the same Circle of five friends who took their lives during a five year period she said afterwards. Even now. She feels a visceral reaction to the sound of a heavy Zipper the kind used on a body bag a being opened she said. But she now believes that the purpose of her songs existence a is to go out and speak of life a she said. She urged those in pain to a put out your she urged those who see pain in the eyes of others to a take that one minutes to talk. During her talk Estep alluded to local suicide statistics cited by event organizers and published in a Mirror preview Story Friday. The statistics were incorrect according to Blair county Coroner Patty Ross whom the Mirror tried unsuccessfully to Contact before fridays Story ran. There were Only la suicides in Blair county in 2014 and nine so far this year Ross said Friday. The organizers numbers were incorrect but ultimately its a fall about that one a Estep said. The number of suicides in Blair county Are Down Over the last two years according to Ross. Mark Frederick chairman of the Blair county suicide prevention task Force and director of the a pm Altoona behavioural health outpatient program would like to think that task Force sponsored suicide awareness walks and Media campaigns have helped. Determining whether a suspicious death is a suicide can be a highly sensitive matter and families Are often resistant according to Frederick and Ross. Virtually All deaths that could be suicide Are investigated usually by multiple agencies including the coroners office the police the District attorneys office and even a pm Altoona behavioural health Ross said. She Only makes a suicide ruling when she a virtually Mirror photo by Cavich Michele and Chuck i Akkard of Altoona Pray during the prayer Vigil at heritage Plaza in Altoona. Too percent certain she said. Some cases remain people fear saying the word a suicide a Estep said Atter her talk. They she said. A scream it into the Light a she said. Mirror staff writer William Kibler is at 949-7038. Police Man threatened Bedford a by Ryan Brown Bedford a Bedford county Man threatened to blow up District attorney Bill Higgins House and the county courthouse thursday state police said. On Friday police said Wayne Clark 42, of Alum Bank threatened to blow up Higgins House while the District attorney and his family were inside. Clark also allegedly threatened to shoot Higgins and blow up the courthouse. Police charged Clark with retaliation against a prose Clark Tor a felony and with making terroristic threats. Higgins said Clark who is currently facing driving under the influence charges according to online court records described the threats to family members before he left for work. A the was making threats and the family thought he was capable of carrying out the threats a Higgins said. He said Clarks family contacted police who apprehended him Friday. Clark remains in Bedford county jail in lieu of $100,000 bail. A preliminary hearing is set for wednesday. Mirror staff writer Ryan Brown is at 946-7457. Ford door Latch recall expands to 546,000 Detroit a under pressure from . Safety regulators Ford is expanding a recall of Small and midsize cars to fix door latches that May not stay closed. The recall now covers almost 546,000 Ford fusions and Lincoln mks from the 2013-14 Model years and Ford fiestas from 2011-14. Ford motor co. Added about 156,000 fiestas to a recall announced a week ago. It also determined that some of the fusions and mks under recall were made at a factory near Detroit. Previously the company thought All the cars were made in Mexico. Ford says a broken Spring part can Stop the doors from latching prop Erly the doors also can open while the cars Are in motion increasing the risk of injury. Earlier this week the . National Highway traffic safety administration warned owners of the cars to get them repaired As soon As they get a notice from Ford. The company said notices should Start arriving the week of May 18. Dealers will replace All four door latches for free. Ford reported two minor injuries from unlatched doors bouncing into people when they tried to close them. There also was one crash when a door opened and hit another vehicle in a parking lot. State police probe missing evidence from Mirror staff reports state College a state College Borough police officer is under investigation Over missing evidence according to state police. State College police chief Thomas King requested state police to look into the matter and state police in Hollidaysburg Are handling the investigation. A specific police officer who was not named is suspected police said. Troopers with the help of state College police Are in the midst of an audit of the departments evidence room police noted. The inventory and inspection of the evidence room is to gauge the scope of the theft and to determine if any current criminal investigations have been compromised. 301 Cayuga ave., Altoona a 16602 main number 814-946-7411 toll free 800-222-1962 newsroom fax 946-7540 news tips .946-7450 managing editor. 946-7527 reprint policy any items submitted to the Altoona Mirror become the property of the newspaper for All purposes. 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