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Judge makes ruling in city suit

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Huntingdon County judge has sided with the City of Altoona in a dispute that developed in 2013 when Blair County withheld delinquent tax revenue from the city, after paying for... more »»

Bruno receives house arrest

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Former Glendale School District Superintendent Dennis L. more »»

Probe continues into Hollidaysburg Area hazing report

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High School football coach Homer DeLattre said Tuesday he won’t release an updated team roster until a police and school investigation into alleged hazing is... more »»

Kidnapping victim tells her story

August 27, 2014 BELLWOOD — Peggy Ann Bradnick, now Jackson, said she only had one thing to eat during her eight-day-long 1966 kidnapping at the hands of William Hollenbaugh: three peas force-fed to her from a rusty... more »»

Megan’s Law evaluation ordered for 60-year-old

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade A. Kagarise ordered a Megan’s Law assessment for a 60-year-old Altoona man who late Monday entered no-contest pleas to child pornography charges. more »»

Holiday parade, route planned

August 27, 2014 The Blair Bedford Central Labor Council will hold its annual Labor Day parade in downtown Altoona on Saturday morning. The parade will start at Green Avenue and Ninth Street. more »»

Courthouse canopy project gets low bids

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Low bids for two canopies and an extension on the main entrance of the Blair County Courthouse came in below estimates, so the proposed project is likely to get started in September. more »»

Man gets prison time for drug conspiracy role

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Northern Cambria man was sentenced to 110 months in prison and four years of supervised release for his role in a drug conspiracy. more »»

Job fair planned in Blair County

August 27, 2014 Dozens of local employers and employment resource organizations are expected to participate in the job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Blaze hits Portage Bakery

August 27, 2014 PORTAGE — A fire at Portage Bakery along 1100 Main St. sent one firefighter to the hospital late Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. more »»

Man pleads guilty to firearm charge

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Blandburg man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm, which had the serial number removed. Aaron C. Spanik, 34, 115 Post Office Ave. more »»

Responders urged to take training exercise

August 27, 2014 Local emergency responders are encouraged to sign up for a tabletop exercise that will require them to address how to deal with the rupture of an 8-inch gas transmission line affecting Interstate 99... more »»

Church bulletin stirs emotions about ordinance

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Despite months of public discussion and debate on the borough’s new stormwater ordinance, council was compelled to act Monday after learning that a local pastor printed inaccurate... more »»

Attorney fined $1,000

August 27, 2014 BEDFORD — A Bedford County judge fined a Pittsburgh-based defense attorney $1,000 Monday after finding him in contempt of court, District Attorney Bill Higgins said Tuesday. more »»

Borough paying $5,000 for trees

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Dozens of trees have unexpectedly died or suffered storm or vehicle damage over the last few years, prompting Borough Council to pay more than $5,000 for their replacement. more »»

Council working on dog ordinance

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Borough Council granted tentative approval Monday to an ordinance that would amend a current rule prohibiting dogs from running at large. more »»

State police in Huntingdon investigating chainsaw theft

August 27, 2014 Pennsylvania State Police in Huntingdon are investigating a theft that occurred in Smithfield Township on Aug. 20. A Jonsered 70cc 24-inch chainsaw, valued at $699. more »»

Men sentenced for burglaries

August 27, 2014 Two Beaver County men were sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to committing a string of burglaries on State Patty’s Day in State College. Jesse T. more »»

Applebee’s expected to open this fall

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — After more than a six-month delay, an Applebee’s along Route 22 west in Cambria Township is slated to open this fall. more »»


August 27, 2014 Bedford state police -- A car driven by Nicole E. Damjanovich, 19, New Paris, struck the rear of a car driven by a 17-year-old Saxton boy Sunday afternoon on Route 30, Bedford Township. more »»

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