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Ross debate turns contentious

July 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Legislators want NCAA to relieve sanctions

July 29, 2014 CHICAGO — Five members of the U.S. more »»

Behavioral health building planned

July 29, 2014 Navy veteran Barni Hodossy of Shirleysburg, who was a radio operator in the Mediterranean during the 1980s, has fought with depression, anxiety, obsessive-compulsive and bi-polar disorders and... more »»

Man accused of molesting girl in custody, faces 40 charges

July 29, 2014 An Altoona man accused of molesting a girl for years is in custody. Joseph M. Abrams Jr. more »»

Lewd images lead to probation

July 29, 2014 EBENSBURG — A Huntingdon man received 23 months’ probation Monday for possessing sexual materials involving children in 2013, while he was enrolled in a state program for multiple drunken driving... more »»

Youth pastor faces sex charges

July 29, 2014 ROSTRAVER (AP) — A youth pastor has been fired by a church and jailed on charges he performed sex acts with a 15-year-old girl in their church buildin. more »»

Man pleads guilty over fireworks possession

July 29, 2014 EBENSBURG — A Lilly man is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to reckless endangerment for possessing an “extremely large amount” of fireworks. more »»

Decision reversed in case of ex-officer

July 29, 2014 Police in a standoff with a criminal suspect are not required to recite his constitutional rights before asking him questions, according to a Pennsylvania Superior Court decision in a Blair County... more »»

Man faces 1,500 rape charges

July 29, 2014 HUNTINGDON — State police have charged a 45-year-old Huntingdon man with more than 1,500 counts of rape and sexual assault. more »»

Police say suspect turned on fire hydrant

July 29, 2014 From Mirror staff reports BEDFORD — State Police at Bedford are searching for the culprits who opened a Bedford Township fire hydrant, flooding 200,000 gallons of water before authorities shut it off. more »»

Sun Air's plan to Pittsburgh offers hope for future passenger flights

July 28, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The success of a new airline introducing flights to Pittsburgh in October will be a key factor in determining the future of passenger flight service at the Altoona-Blair County Airpor. more »»

Judge releases ‘sovereign citizen’

July 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Roaring Spring man who contends he is not subject to Pennsylvania’s traffic laws was released from custody Friday by Blair County Judge Daniel J. more »»

Man receives police award for saving driver’s life

July 28, 2014 Samuel Emigh and his friend Ed Updyke were driving home through Port Matilda just after 6 p.m. on Aug. 29, 2013. Then they saw a Chevrolet Trailblazer driven by Robert . more »»

Storm causes several outages

July 28, 2014 A severe thunderstorm knocked out power to a number of area residents Sunday night, according to information compiled by Penelec. more »»

Former police Chief Shiffler ‘had a way with people’

July 28, 2014 David Gehret, acting chief of the Hollidaysburg Police Department, said a former superior, David Shiffler, had a way of making people feel comfortable. more »»

PSU names new athletic director

July 27, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — Penn State University named Sandy Barbour as its new athletic director Saturday, a choice that surprised many based on a track record that included several controversial issues at... more »»

Lapse of memory can be deadly for kids in hot cars

July 27, 2014 Reggie McKinnon of Cape Coral, Fl. more »»

History plays big role at African-American Heritage Festival

July 27, 2014 Louise Burkholder said her booth at the annual African-American Heritage Festival, which features a collection of historical artifacts from different periods in black history, always teaches someone... more »»

Police: Trio tried to rob man

July 27, 2014 An alleged scheme to rob an Altoona man has landed three people in jail, according to police. Altoona police say a 20-year-old Altoona woman, Amber Nicole Schwartztrauber, of 1121 20th Av. more »»

Beavertown Road work to begin

July 27, 2014 Work will begin Monday on a project to resurface roughly 5.2 miles of Beavertown Road in Todd and Cass townships, Huntingdon County. more »»


Tyrone Hospital Foundation golf tournament August 27, 2014

Hospital foundation plans golf outingTYRONE — The Tyrone Hospital Foundation will hold its 13th annual golf tournament on Aug. 27 at Sinking Valley Country Club. The tournament is a best-ball four-man scramble, with registration beginning at 8 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. more »

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