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Small school, big leap

April 20, 2014 FRIEDENS — Walking through Shanksville-Stonycreek High School hallways, Principal Sam Romesberg pauses to listen. Nothin. more »»

Per diems at risk with new legislation

April 20, 2014 Thanks to changing attitudes among younger lawmakers and a spate of Harrisburg scandals, per diems — the tax-free, receipt-free expense payments used by some legislators — could be on their way out... more »»

Man to visit area during cross-country trip

April 20, 2014 A Chester County man will stop in Altoona as part of his journey across America to raise money for the Wounded Warrior Projec. more »»

Airport, townships at odds over rule

April 20, 2014 MARTINSBURG — The Altoona-Blair County Airport solicitor said he doesn’t see any risk of liability for the airport if municipalities decline to follow through with adopting an ordinance recognizing... more »»

Pump station work to be put up for bids

April 20, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority this week authorized its consulting engineer to advertise for bids on construction of a pump station to serve a section of its proposed supplementary sewer line in... more »»

Grazing Field Day set

April 20, 2014 MUNDYS CORNER — The 2014 Southwest Project Grass Grazing Field Day will be held in Cambria County on May . more »»

Police: Fleeing robbery suspects drive into pond

April 20, 2014 INDIANA — Two suspected robbers attempting to elude police at a Walmart fled the scene late Friday night before the driver lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a pond, police said. more »»

Increased money flow means more allegations

April 20, 2014 Armed with a fresh round of donations larger than any he’s received so far, Re. more »»

Police: Drunk man found in vehicle facing the wrong way

April 20, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — An allegedly intoxicated man apparently left his vehicle running for hours — parked along the street facing the wrong direction, with its lights on — before being taken into police... more »»

Cambria women charged with mail thefts

April 20, 2014 Two Cambria County women accused of stealing mail from mailboxes have been indicted for mail theft by a federal grand jury. U.S. Attorney David J. more »»

Police: Man pocketed money from sales at beer distributor

April 20, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — Police said a Clearfield man working at Genna Beer Distributing was allegedly pocketing money from sales after voiding them on the company’s computers. more »»

Authority proposes waterline deal

April 20, 2014 In keeping with a policy based on a 2009 waterline extension in Eldorado, the Altoona Water Authority plans to offer a deep discount for replacement of a deteriorated private line in Tipton that... more »»

Police: Teen robbed Sheetz, made threats

April 20, 2014 TYRONE — A 17-year-old male is in Blair County Prison after allegedly robbing a Tyrone Sheetz early Saturday morning. more »»

Wife and I can’t agree on socks issue

April 20, 2014 It started innocently enough when my wife and I were getting dressed to go out. I did what every good husband does when getting ready to go out. more »»

Mother loses parental rights

April 19, 2014 The decision of a Blair County judge to terminate the parental rights of a Blair County woman with a history of drug abuse has been upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. more »»

Central Cambria expects to break even

April 19, 2014 EBENSBURG — Central Cambria School District expects to break even next school year — without raising taxes or dipping into a nearly $11 million reserve — but with a teachers’ contract still in... more »»

PSP: Dog aggressive, a hazard

April 19, 2014 A dog shot and killed by state troopers Sunday was acting aggressively toward humans and causing a traffic hazard, according to Pennsylvania State Police. more »»

Police: Man asked to be arrested

April 19, 2014 An Altoona man called the cops and asked to be arrested, according to police. It started in the early morning hours of April 8, at 3:39 a.m., when David L. Freet, 25, of 125 E. Sixth Ave. more »»

Police arrest three on drug charges

April 19, 2014 Police have made a string of drug arrests in Altoona. Marvin L. Wansley, 62, of 117 16th St. more »»

Mount Aloysius College symposium emphasizes research

April 19, 2014 CRESSON — Students wielding months of research converged at Mount Aloysius College’s ninth annual undergraduate research symposium. more »»

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