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Blair leader seeks change

June 28, 2016 Lois Kaneshiki, newly chosen to lead the Blair County Republican Party, described her vision of a bottom-up party not beholden to incumbents Monday in her first public comments since her election... more »»

 
 
 

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Blair leader seeks change

June 28, 2016 Lois Kaneshiki, newly chosen to lead the Blair County Republican Party, described her vision of a bottom-up party not beholden to incumbents Monday in her first public comments since her election... more »»

Logan joins MS4 group

June 28, 2016 The Logan Township supervisors have unwillingly agreed to join a Blair County-based council of governments that will help municipal participants comply with evolving federal regulations for purifyin... more »»

Logan joins MS4 group

June 28, 2016 The Logan Township supervisors have unwillingly agreed to join a Blair County-based council of governments that will help municipal participants comply with evolving federal regulations for purifyin... more »»

Three charged in fraud case

June 28, 2016 Three people were charged with credit card fraud for using a Staples credit card belonging to the St. Vincent de Paul Society to purchase gift cards worth $800 on Sunday. more »»

Police: Lilly man kicked cop

June 28, 2016 CHEST SPRINGS — A Lilly man is in jail after allegedly kicking state troopers who arrested him Friday morning on drunken driving charges in Allegheny Township, Cambria County. more »»

Local Sports

Curve lose game in 8th

June 28, 2016 In the span of exactly one month, the Curve erased an 8¢-game deficit in the standings to leap into first place. In the span of 2 hours and 51 minutes Monday, they fell back to second. more »»

Embattled Reyes plays in Altoona tonight

June 28, 2016 The national domestic violence discussion is coming to a very public local stage tonight in Altoon. more »»

PSU-Auburn series set

June 28, 2016 Penn State will play a two-game, home-and-home football series with Auburn in 2021 and 2022, the school announced Monday. Auburn will visit Beaver Stadium on Sept. more »»

Williamsburg looking for new hoops coaches

June 28, 2016 The Williamsburg Area High School boys and girls varsity basketball programs will be taking on a new look in the 2016-17 season. more »»

Bedford gets big inning, stays perfect

June 28, 2016 LILLY — Bedford stayed unbeaten with a nine-run outburst in the top of the fourth inning and held off Lilly, 12-9, in Cambria County American Legion baseball on Monday. more »»

PSU-Auburn series set

June 28, 2016 Penn State will play a two-game, home-and-home football series with Auburn in 2021 and 2022, the school announced Monday. Auburn will visit Beaver Stadium on Sept. more »»

Battle goes on: QB race to extend into camp

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Trace McSorley outplayed Tommy Stevens by such a wide margin in the Blue-White Game that just about everyone has assumed that McSorley will be Penn State’s starting quarterback thi... more »»

Lady Lions opening at Drexel

June 24, 2016 UNIVERSITY PARK — Eight home tilts, three true road game and a trip to the San Juan Shootout all highlight the 2016-17 non-conference schedule for head coach Coquese Washington and the Penn State... more »»

Volleyball at Olympics has 3 Lions

June 22, 2016 COLORADO SPRINGS, CO — Three Penn State alums were recently named to the USA men’s volleyball team which is preparing for the Olympic games in Brazil this August. more »»

Sports at a glance

June 20, 2016 HERSHEY — Penn State has one big-time running back in rising sophomore Saquon Barkley. It looks like another will be joining him in the coming months. more »»

Obituaries

Richard ‘Dick’ C. Byrnes

June 28, 2016 Richard “Dick” C. Byrnes, 69, Duncansville, passed away Sunday afternoon at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. He was born in Altoona, son of the late Ralph and Mary (Drass) Byrne. more »»

Casey Dillon ‘Buck’ Price

June 28, 2016 Casey Dillon “Buck” Price, 22, Altoona, died Friday at his residence. He was born in Altoona, son of Joseph D. and the late Debra K. (Lauver) Price. more »»

Jeffrey D. Miller

June 28, 2016 Jeffrey D. Miller, 56, rural Martinsburg, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 25, 2016, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc. more »»

Lori A. Miller

June 28, 2016 Lori A. Miller, 55, rural Martinsburg, passed away Saturday afternoon, June 25, 2016, due to injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident. Arrangements are by John K. Bolger Funeral Home Inc. more »»

Bryan A. Simington

June 28, 2016 Bryan A. Simington, 26, Altoona (Juniata), passed away unexpectedly on Sunday from natural causes. He was born in Altoona, beloved son of George H. and Beth A. (Dempsie) Simington. more »»

Area Life

Garden Notes: Story proves pesticides bad for bees, bad for husbands

June 25, 2016 This is a story about what can happen to your toothbrush when you ignore the rules for using pesticides. For 46 years, the husband and wife have lived on the small farm at the end of the lane. more »»

Freedom in harmony: Patriotic music on tap for Independence Day celebrations

June 25, 2016 The Hollidaysburg Community Band will represent the state of Pennsyl­vania at a national celebration of music near the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C. on July 3. more »»

Thunder coming: Johnstown expecting record crowds for motorcycle rally this weekend

June 23, 2016 Thunder in the Valley is roaring toward Johnstown at lightning speed. Today through Sunday, bikers will descend upon the town for four days of music, stunt shows, parades and entertainmen. more »»

Joe Wicks: ‘Trying to get whole world lean’

June 23, 2016 LONDON — With over a million Instagram followers and a best-selling book, Joe Wicks is back for round two with “Lean in 15: The Shape Plan,” released earlier this month. more »»

In a pickle? Don’t be sour, make them yourself

June 22, 2016 In the world of summer barbecues, the pickle hardly plays a starring role. more »»

Local Business

Local business briefcase

June 28, 2016 HUNTINGDON Bank supports ER expansion Community State Bank of Orbisonia has made a second health care donation with a gift of $5,000 for the J.C. Blair Hospital emergency room expansion projec. more »»

Blair County Nonprofit of the Month

June 26, 2016 Name: Catholic Charities Inc. more »»

Workplace

June 26, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Shannon Vitovich has been named Cardiac Catheterization Lab manager for the new Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber facility that is planned to open this fall. more »»

Briefcase

June 24, 2016 Johnstown Sales pitch focus of session Brian Law, president of Prime Design Solutions, will share his expertise in developing a sales pitch that’s short enough to be delivered during an elevator rid... more »»

Briefcase

June 23, 2016 WE-LEaD hosting event The next WE-LEaD Networking event will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday on the patio at Park Hills Golf Club. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers. more »»

 
 
 

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