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Bedford County likely to reject gun rule

July 28, 2016 BEDFORD — The Bedford County commissioners appear likely to reject a proposal by gun rights activists that would have effectively nullified state and federal gun regulations. more »»

 
 
 
Glendale authority offers to buy Reade group

July 28, 2016 Two years after a failed merger of two northern Cambria County water and sewer systems, Glendale Valley Municipal Authority has now offered to buy its neighboring Reade authority for $500,000 and... more »»

Arguments over revenge motive at issue in Kane criminal case

July 28, 2016 HARRISBURG — The judge in Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s criminal case is considering whether to allow jurors to hear about a pornographic email scandal her office unearthed and a... more »»

Four who escaped corrections camp captured

July 28, 2016 JAMES CREEK — Four inmates who escaped a corrections camp in Huntingdon County were caught and taken into custody. more »»

Sex abuse suspect faces trial

July 28, 2016 An Altoona man accused of performing sex acts on a 12-year-old girl will face trial in Blair County Court. Terrance A. Williams, 46, 521 N. Fifth St. more »»

Ebensburg woman accused of keying husband’s vehicle

July 28, 2016 SOUTH FORK — A former local television news reporter is facing criminal charges after she allegedly vandalized her husband’s vehicle last month. more »»

Cocaine suspects facing trial

July 28, 2016 Two men arrested in an alleged cocaine deal in late June are heading for trial in Blair County Court. Carlos S. more »»

Assault charges bound for trial

July 28, 2016 The case of an Altoona man charged with sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl was held for Blair County Court on Wednesday. Donald P. Moyer, 25, 1609 20th Ave. more »»

Hollidaysburg turf project on track

July 28, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG—Tiger Stadium’s new turf is on schedule to be finished next week, Hollidaysburg Area School District Superintendent Bob Gildea said. more »»

Reassessment process criticized

July 27, 2016 More than 700 people filled a ballroom at the Blair County Convention Center on Tuesday night where they spoke about excessive values assigned to their properties and the fear of not being able to... more »»

New tools speed rescues

July 27, 2016 When an Altoona Fire Department crew answered an entrapment call involving a Mercedes SUV in spring 2015, firefighter Mike Hawksworth couldn’t cut through the door hinges to free the patient. more »»

Girls, 17, charged in yard kitty vandalism

July 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Yard kitty’s head has been reattached, and police said Tuesday the duo that decapitated the popular concrete cat statue face criminal charges. more »»

AG: Thornberry assault charges ‘disturbing’

July 27, 2016 The state attorney general said the charges filed against a Bishop Carroll Catholic High School employee accused of sexually assaulting an international student are disturbing. more »»

Letter draws commissioners’ ire

July 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners are taking issue with portions of a recent letter written by Tyrone Mayor William Fink addressing concerns about the reassessment process. more »»

Man charged with taking car

July 27, 2016 A Northern Cambria man broke into a relative’s home, took his car without permission and damaged it, then tried to flee on foot after police apprehended him Monday, state police said in a series of... more »»

City man faces sexual assault charges

July 27, 2016 An Altoona man faces statutory sexual assault charges after police said he impregnated a 13-year-old girl. Tristen Michael David Long, 19, of 330 Cherry Ave. more »»

Ebensburg hopes to spark project

July 27, 2016 EBENSBURG — Delays have pushed back a multimillion-dollar project to transform the old Cambria County Jail in the middle of downtown Ebensburg into a lockup-themed brewpub and caf. more »»

Vote to increase bed tax delayed

July 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners are showing interest in increasing the bed tax from 3 to 5 percent starting this fall, an option state lawmakers made available earlier this year. more »»

Patton Fire Company receives grant

July 27, 2016 PATTON — Patton Fire Company has received a $23,000 federal grant for equipment to wash and dry firefighters gear. Officials announced Tuesday that the U.S. more »»

Bishop Carroll house parent facing felonies

July 26, 2016 A man working for Bishop Carroll Catholic High School as a “house parent” for international students has been charged with sexual assault for incidents dating back to December 201. more »»

Driver facing homicide charge

July 26, 2016 A Bedford County man faces homicide by vehicle charges after a Sunday morning crash in Cumberland Valley Township led to a passenger’s deat. more »»

 
 

LECTURE - "Fighting the Civil War . . " August 2, 2016

August 02 – Central PA Civil War Round Table: "Fighting the Civil War: Historical Treasures and Artifacts of the Conflict” Mr. Wayne Mott, CEO of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, will talk about the artifacts and archival holdings within the museum collections. 7:00 p.m. more »

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Beat The Heat With Healthy, Frozen Fruit Treats For Fido

July 25, 2016 My friend recently sent me a recipe for a frozen blueberry dog treat and asked me if I knew whether if was ‘safe’ to give her pets. more »

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