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Tyrone woman dies in crash

October 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The driver in a fatal crash on Interstate 99 has been identified. Blair County Deputy Coroner Bill Forsht said Saturday that Della . more »»

 
 
 
PSU rallies, but upset falls short

October 26, 2014 UNIVERSITY PARK — It was 63-14 last season, one of the most humbling losses in Penn State history. more »»

Home rule opposition dwindling

October 26, 2014 Mounted on wires in grassy areas, the white signs with red lettering urge city residents to “VOTE NO!” on the home rule charter referendum Nov. 4, citing “Unlimited Taxation. more »»

Federal standards get mixed reviews from school boards, parents

October 26, 2014 None of the Common Core State Standards’ politically charged baggage — claims of overcomplicated math and federal overreach — follows Altoona Area third-grade teacher Lindsey Kiraly into math class... more »»

St. Vincent moving to new digs for store

October 26, 2014 In 2011, the Society of St. Vincent de Paul moved its thrift store in Johnstown to a larger building along a busier thoroughfare. more »»

Police: Woman deposited bad checks

October 26, 2014 An Antis Township woman faces a more than two dozen felony charges after police say she deposited bogus checks and spent the money. Erica L. more »»

Parade packs borough’s streets

October 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The streets of Hollidaysburg were awash with vampires, ghouls, princesses and superheroes for the Phoenix Volunteer Fire Company’s annual Halloween parade Saturday. more »»

Woman receives jail time for abusing elderly husband

October 26, 2014 DOYLESTOWN (AP) — A 74-year-old suburban Philadelphia woman has been sentenced to at least a month in prison for beating her elderly husband and locking him, naked, outside their home in freezing... more »»

Bellwood lifts water advisory

October 26, 2014 A boil-water advisory in Bellwood has been lifted. The advisory was issued Thursday by the Bellwood Borough Water Authority after a water main break led to a major leak. It was lifted at 11:30 a.m. more »»

State monitors travelers for Ebola

October 25, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — State health officials said Friday they will rely on federal travel data to identify and monitor people who arrive in the state after spending time in Ebola-stricken West African... more »»

Kopriva sides with heroin dealer

October 25, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Being a judge is sometimes a lonely job, and a case Friday in which a young mother was seeking drug treatment as an alternative to prison presented one of those moments, said Blair... more »»

Vet featured in Redbook gets new job

October 25, 2014 Navy veteran Kandy White of Altoona, who was featured in a national story about the high unemployment rate among women veterans, is no longer jobless. more »»

Wolf stops in Altoona during bus tour

October 25, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf closed a five-stop bus tour on Friday night at the AFSCME building, where the message was one of unity between labor unions and the Democratic Party. more »»

Look at records reveals donations

October 25, 2014 In the midst of an intra-Republican dispute in Huntingdon County last week, party chairman C. Arnold McClure mused in print on one of Rep. more »»

Megan's law review delays man's sentencing

October 25, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The sentencing of an Altoona man convicted in August for the sexual assault of a child was postponed Friday to give the judge and attorneys in the case a chance to review a report... more »»

Tyrone felon faces gun charge after he reported his gun as stolen

October 25, 2014 A Tyrone man faces a felony charge after police say he reported a gun stolen. It turns out that Michael D. Albright, 41, of 1612 Columbia Ave. more »»

Television viewing parties can turn into family battle

October 25, 2014 Television viewing at my house is always an adventure, especially for those who have been there from the beginning, mainly my two daughters, Maggie and Julianna. more »»

Halloween parades and trick or treat times

October 25, 2014 These are trick or treat times and parades scheduled for area communities and organizations. Bedford County Bedford trick or treat 5-7 p.m. Monday Bedford Elks Halloween Parade 7:30 p.m. more »»

Rules for developers changing in Logan

October 25, 2014 Land developers in Logan Township will have longer but fewer time extensions before township supervisors rule on their plans. more »»

Journalist to tell personal, professional story

October 25, 2014 Journalist Amy Robach will speak at Penn State Altoona on Wednesday as part of the university’s Speaker Series. Robach, best known as the news anchor for “Good Morning America,” will speak at 7:30 p. more »»

Blair County neighborhood watch groups to meet

October 25, 2014 The next countywide neighborhood watch meeting will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Penn State Altoona Devorris Downtown Center. Parking is available across the street. more »»

 
 

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Local News Poll

  1. That’s easy: the candy
  2. I love to see the children dressed up and having fun.
  3. The parades and festivities
  4. I like to dress up and be a kid again.
  5. I must admit: I turn off my lights.
 
 
 
 

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