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Hollidaysburg unveils sewer project

August 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough officials are gearing up for what will likely be a multimillion sewer project to be completed in the next few years. more »»

Ross retrial delayed

August 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The death penalty trial for Paul Aaron Ross, accused of killing a young Hollidaysburg woman a decade ago, has been moved from October to November, giving prosecutors and defense... more »»

New system for AASD can identify sex offenders

August 23, 2014 A new computer system will inform Altoona Area staff this year whether visitors are registered sex offenders. more »»

USVEI head signs consent agreement

August 23, 2014 The head of the organization that planned to install a complex of veterans-related services in Altoona has signed a consent agreement with the state Department of Banking and Securities, in which th... more »»

NCambria school district hires new superintendent

August 23, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — After a two-month search, Northern Cambria School District has a new superintendent. At a special meeting Aug. more »»

Gallitzin to unveil water tanks

August 23, 2014 GALLITZIN — Gallitzin’s water authority is set to unveil new water treatment tanks at 8:30 a.m. Monday at a treatment facility along Chestnut Street. more »»

Child porn suspect pleads guilty

August 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 70-year-old Altoona man entered guilty pleas Friday to seven counts of possession of child pornography. Garry Lynn David of 310 Walton Ave. more »»

Three accused of passing off counterfeit $100 bills

August 23, 2014 Three people are behind bars after police say they passed counterfeit $100 bills. Michael S. Moncrieffe, 27, of Reading, along with Theresa H. Moore, 31, and Dacia A. more »»

Firm awarded contract to tear down old Philipsburg hospital

August 23, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — A contract has been awarded to an Allegheny County firm to demolish the former Philipsburg State Hospital campus in Centre County and return the land to green spac. more »»

Water agency seeks auction alternative

August 22, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority next week will present a proposal in answer to City Council’s controversial plan for the long-term lease of the water and sewer systems operated by the authority in... more »»

Blair County Prison warden wants to offer GED tests

August 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Prison might be inching closer to being able to again offer inmates the opportunity to take the General Educational Develop­ment tests. more »»

Historians to honor Civil War colonel

August 22, 2014 A few months ago, when John Crider opened a book filled with Col. William Gray Murray’s papers, he was likely the first person to do so in 90 years. more »»

Corbett visits McLanahan Corp.

August 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The crowd at McLanahan Corp. fell silent Thursday as Gov. Tom Corbett peered into a gigantic metal tub. more »»

Fire at Blair County Prison in November costs $265,130

August 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Repairs to the Blair County Prison laundry, temporarily shut down last November by fire, cost $265,130, according to a report received Thurs­day by the prison board. more »»

State inspects Burchfield site

August 22, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — The state Department of Environ­mental Protection recently secured a search warrant from the Blair County Court of Common Pleas to inspect a site in Allegheny Township after one of th... more »»

Police: 2 arrested for conspiracy

August 22, 2014 PATTON — Two Cambria County residents were charged with conspiracy Wednesday after planning to burglarize the Patton Moose Lodge, police said. more »»

Man dies in crash

August 22, 2014 A motorcycle crash has claimed the life of a Duncansville man. more »»

Area briefs

August 22, 2014 Quadrathon set HomeWaters Club in Spruce Creek will host central Pennsylvania’s first Quadrathon today with teams of four competing. The event will benefit St. more »»

PSU’s Ireland opener in jeopardy

August 21, 2014 Of all the unusual things that can impact travel or a sporting event, a volcano erupting in Iceland wouldn’t come to mind for most people. more »»

Convicted child rapist denied new sentence

August 21, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man serving 25 to 50 years for the rape of a child and related offenses will not receive a reduced sentence or a new trial, Blair County Judge Elizabeth Doyle ruled Tuesday. more »»

International students move in to Penn State Altoona

August 21, 2014 The transition from high school to college can be stressful for any incoming freshman, but for international students, there are a few more steps required to make the new dorm room a hom. 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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