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Lawyer urged PSU to report Sandusky

June 24, 2016 HARRISBURG — Penn State’s former top lawyer said in a deposition made public Thursday he advised the university’s vice president in 2001 to notify a state agency of a complaint from an assistant... more »»

 
 
 
Officers remember fallen

June 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The threat of rain didn’t deter Blair County police and a crowd of the public they protect from gathering on Thursday afternoon for the 25th Annual Blair County Law Enforcement... more »»

Greenhouse hopes to grow medical pot

June 24, 2016 The owner of a greenhouse in Grandview plans to apply to the state for permission to grow medical marijuana, Logan Township supervisors learned Thursday. more »»

Wing festival packs Ebensburg streets

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — Smoke wafted from vendors tents carrying the smell of cooking food through crowds of people who walked the streets of downtown Ebensburg Thursday evening, where they listened to live... more »»

Cambria Township man accused of raping two girls

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — A Cambria Township man was jailed Thursday, charged with raping two underage girls at a Revloc home earlier this month. more »»

Cambria resident rallying support for evening meetings

June 24, 2016 kbrown@altoonamirror.com EBENSBURG — A Summerhill Township woman has collected more than 600 signatures to support the Cambria County commissioners moving their meetings from 10 a.m. to the evenin. more »»

Police: City man fondled girl

June 24, 2016 An Altoona man faces felony charges after police allege he sexually assaulted a 14-year-old girl. Donald P. Moyer, 25, of 1609 20th Ave. more »»

Man wants credit for jail time served

June 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A convicted drug dealer serving a 10-to 20-year prison sentence for his role in “Operation Blood Clot” is trying to convince a Blair County judge that he should be credited for almos... more »»

Cambria approves 2015 audit

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — Wessel & Company presented its 2015 audit to the Cambria County commissioners on Thursday. The report reflected much of what two commissioners and Controller Ed Cernic Jr. more »»

Man jailed after alleged crowbar attack

June 24, 2016 An alleged crowbar attack in Lakemont landed an Altoona man behind bars. Shane T. Wagner, 23, of 818 Schoolhouse Av. more »»

Cambria rejects project bids, delays bridge plans

June 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County commissioners on Thursday rejected project bids and postponed plans to fix one of its most dangerous bridges for a year. more »»

Police accuse man of vandalizing truck

June 24, 2016 A Minnesota man is in jail after police say he vandalized his girlfriend’s pickup truck at a Logan Township hotel. Curt M. Craven, 32, of Milton, Minn. more »»

Teens in photo with lineup of dead animals cited

June 24, 2016 BLOOMSBURG (AP) — Five Pennsylvania teens who posed for a photo around a lineup of dead and bloody small animals — including opossums, raccoons and bullfrogs — have been cited for bludgeoning some o... more »»

Commissioners: Budget mishandled

June 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County officials said Wednesday that budgetary mismanagement resulted in a year-end $4.3 million deficit for 2015. more »»

Warrant sheds light on alleged drug inquiry

June 23, 2016 The latest search warrants filed by Altoona police in the investigation of a crash that killed a 5-year-old boy in January zeroes in on mother’s cellphone and evidence of drug. more »»

Sandusky accuser seeking protection

June 23, 2016 HARRISBURG — A man who claims he told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he was sexually abused as a teen by Jerry Sandusky asked a judge Wednesday to protect his identity and limit... more »»

Hollidaysburg board president grateful for support

June 23, 2016 Hollidaysburg Area School Board President Ron Sommer remains devastated by last week’s car accident that claimed his wife and mother-in-law, but he said Wednesday he’s “overwhelmed” with the... more »»

Food coalition talks insecurity

June 23, 2016 LORETTO — About 40 representatives from area social service agencies and food pantries gathered Wednesday at Saint Francis University to address hunger across Cambria County. more »»

Penn Cambria makes budget cuts

June 23, 2016 CRESSON — Penn Cambria School District officials said they’ve been able to slash about $150,000 from the 2016-17 budget. The school board unanimously passed a $2. more »»

Canal Basin visitors center opens

June 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — After years of inactivity, Canal Basin Park’s visitors center was reopened, with hopes of creating a hub for regional education and tourism activities. more »»

Budget changes help ease $15M deficit

June 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County Chief Clerk Mike Gelles said without changes to the 2016 budget, the county was facing a cumulative deficit of $15 million by the end of the year. more »»

 
 

Us And Floyd Tribute Band Alive at 5 June 24, 2016

Pink Floyd tribute Band at Altoona Railroader's Memorial Museum's Alive @ Five June 24th at 6PM!

New York’s Pink Floyd Tribute Band. Us And Floyd Tribute Band strives to perform accurate recreations of the timeless music of Pink Floyd. more »

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  2. I think shows are too frequent and the novelty has worn off.
  3. Keep them coming: They’re good for the economy.
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Dennie Huber: His Impact and Legacy

June 21, 2016 During the past week, the area mourned the loss of popular area entertainer and icon Dennie Huber, who passed away on June 12 in a Pittsburgh hospital at age 6. more »

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