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HASD looking to raise funding for planetarium

July 14, 2016 If the money can be raised, Hollidaysburg Area School District hopes to place the universe at its students’ fingertips. more »»

Gallitzin will not appeal ruling invalidating drug rental law

July 14, 2016 GALLITZIN — Borough Council has decided not to appeal a Cambria County judge’s June ruling that struck down the borough’s drug rental ordinanc. more »»

Airline celebrates its changes at airport event

July 14, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The chairman of the Memphis company now providing passenger flights at the Altoona-Blair County Airport said Wednesday that his company will be ready by Oct. more »»

Tyrone woman faces assault charge

July 14, 2016 A Tyrone woman faces charges after police say she bit her grandfather during an argument. Taylor A. Reading, 20, of 1558 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Ex-dean sues school for missing possessions

July 14, 2016 PATTON — A Patton man was jailed Wednesday after a fight over a misplaced ring allegedly became violent. more »»

Westmoreland man charged in scam

July 14, 2016 A Westmoreland County man faces charges after police say he scammed a Logan Township homeowner out of thousands of dollars. more »»

Reassessment meeting changed

July 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG -- Blair County commissioners have changed the time and place for the next public meeting to focus on the reassessment project. more »»

Two men indicted on porn charges

July 14, 2016 Two Altoona men have been indicted on federal pornography charges in separate cases. Kenneth S. Boyd, 33, of 611 Crawford Ave., and Trenton Stehley, 19, of 1011 Lexington Ave. more »»

City church pushing for rain garden plan

July 14, 2016 At a City Council meeting Wednesday that included discussion of a rain garden planned for property owned by St. more »»

Prospect Pool party planned

July 14, 2016 Prospect Pool, 1201 Second Ave., will have a pool party on Saturday with games, contests and prizes. DJ X will provide musical entertainment. The pool is open from 12:30 to 7 p.m. seven days a week. more »»

CBRC board meeting canceled

July 14, 2016 The Central Blair Recreation & Park Commission has canceled its board meeting scheduled for July 21. The next meeting will be at 4:30 p.m. Sept. 15 at City Council Chambers. more »»

Records chronicle Sandusky abuse

July 13, 2016 HARRISBURG — Penn State football coach Joe Paterno, told by a teenage boy in 1976 that assistant coach Jerry Sandusky molested him in a shower, responded that he didn’t want to hear about it and had... more »»

Property values criticized

July 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County’s first public meeting since the mailing of reassessment notices started with the scolding of commissioners by an older property owner who complained about the lack of... more »»

Officials to revisit housing order

July 13, 2016 Last month, a Cambria County judge struck down a restrictive housing ordinance in Gallitzi. more »»

City may put the brakes on peddling

July 13, 2016 City Council may soon consider revising the ordinance that regulates transient businesses, peddlers and soliciting in hopes of enhancing protection for residents. more »»

Local doctor remembered for hard fight with cancer

July 13, 2016 Dr. Megan Hess wouldn’t allow cancer to keep her away from her passion. more »»

Programs receive funds

July 13, 2016 United Way of Blair County handed out $300,000 in impact award grants to county programs on Tuesday. more »»

Area briefs

July 13, 2016 Voter outreach event set for GOP The Blair County Republican Committee will host a Make America Great Again voter outreach meeting at 3 p.m. more »»

City man faces more charges for cocaine

July 13, 2016 A city man faces more charges he sold cocaine. Ernest “Black E” Coit, 32, 1716 13th Av. more »»

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