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Kaneshiki seeks Hollidaysburg school board seat

March 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Lois Kaneshiki of Blair Township announced Friday she is running for a spot on the Hollidaysburg Area School District’s board of directors. more »»

Almost 50 years since Kathy Shea's last walk to school, mystery of disappearance lives on

March 15, 2015 Fifty years ago seems like a long time, but when it comes to the disappearance of little Kathy Shea as she was on her way to the Adams Elementary School at West 17th Street and Adams Avenue in... more »»

Hope lives on for some close to Shea

March 15, 2015 Mary Alice Shea, the mother of Kathy Shea, who vanished 50 years ago while on her way to the Adams Elementary School in Tyrone, always had hope that whoever took her 6-year-old daughter did not kill... more »»

Former gun shop employee charged

March 15, 2015 A former Allegheny Township gun shop employee faces felony charges after police say he stole thousands in cash and guns. Paul E. Cunningham, 33, of 5512 Montrose Ave. more »»

Reaction today would be quicker

March 15, 2015 Police and school officials would be in a position to react much faster today if a child on her way to school suddenly vanished. more »»

Attorney: Set aside bail forfeiture order

March 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The attorney for an Altoona woman whose bail was recently revoked is asking the judge to set aside a part of his order that also forfeited $5,000 of the bail to the county. more »»

The lady in red means business

March 15, 2015 Wearing an elegant red evening gown and a broad smile all night, Cheryl Schrier, Mrs. Newtown, was crowned 2015 Mr. more »»

Lakemont housing development plans take next step

March 15, 2015 Plans for a Lakemont area housing development have cleared their last approval before Logan Township supervisors. Lakeview Estates, with 16 lots spanning a 13. more »»

Route 322 work to resume

March 15, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — A roadway improvement project that began in 2014 will resume Monday with crews seting signs eastbound and westbound along Route 322 between the Boalsburg and the I-99 Innovation Park... more »»

Laughing for 53 years and counting

March 15, 2015 It was 10 years ago when Matt Lauer of the “Today” show announ­ced that the five-year marriage of Brad Pitt and Jennifer Aniston was ending. more »»

Philipsburg woman dies in Centre County crash

March 15, 2015 PHILIPSBURG — A 37-year-old Philipsburg woman was killed early Saturday on Route 350, known as Tyrone Pike, in Rush Township, Centre County, when her car crossed into the left lane of traffic and... more »»


March 15, 2015 Work to begin for ramps Cottle's Asphalt Maintenance Inc. more »»

More than 1,000 honor firefighter

March 14, 2015 CLEARFIELD — Towering fire truck ladders crossed over Washington Avenue, signifying the death of a firefighter in the line of duty. more »»

Hilltop residents allowed to return

March 14, 2015 The Keith Hilltop Terrace apartments reopened to residents mid-afternoon Friday, after getting clearance from inspectors, following an evacuation overnight Wednesday because of meltwater that entere... more »»

Former Phoenix volunteer threatens lawsuit

March 14, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — After a lengthy executive session at their Thursday meeting, borough council members requested their attorney send a letter to Kelly Leydig, a former area firefighter who threatened ... more »»

Senator upset about PSU’s planned speaker

March 14, 2015 STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s president should cancel plans to have a co-founder of the violent anti-war group the Weather Underground speak on campus next week, the state Senate’s presiding officer... more »»

Area briefs

March 14, 2015 Township rezones two parcels Logan Township supervisors have approved rezoning requests, from residential to agricultural, for two parcels in the Juniata Gap area. more »»

Election employees to receive pay raises

March 14, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Those who staff Blair County’s voting precincts will get a raise this year. Since 2009, the pay for the work lasting at least 13 hours has ranged between $70 and $100. more »»

City police drop stalking charges after witness dies

March 14, 2015 Altoona police have dropped charges against a former Altoona man who was extradited from Louisiana last month on accusations that he stalked his estranged girlfriend in 2011. more »»

Keith Hilltop hit by power outage

March 13, 2015 Authorities evacuated the 62 residents of Keith Hilltop Terrace overnight Wednesday after meltwater flowed through the foundation wall, following electrical conduit and tripping a circuit breaker —... more »»

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