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FFA to host cruise-in

September 21, 2014 FISHERTOWN — The Chestnut Ridge FFA will host its first FFA Cruise-In from 4-8 p.m. Oct. 4 at Chestnut Ridge High Schoo. more »»

For someone your age, getting older an adjustment

September 21, 2014 As we go through life, small signs tell us where we are on life’s journey. These little signs normally come in the way people describe you. more »»

Countywide land bank could be near

September 21, 2014 The Altoona Redevelop­ment Authority revisited the idea of creating a land bank Friday with the help of a visitor from Philadelphia, resulting in a decision that could lead to a countywide program. more »»


September 21, 2014 The following defendants pleaded guilty to charges shown and were sentenced as follows: Kelly Vernon Evans, Jr., 31, 2706 W. Chestnut Ave. more »»

Fleck, Irvin at odds over turning down debate

September 21, 2014 In a state House race shaping up to be hard-fought (and close, if the primary was any indication), Rep. more »»

Magisterial district judge

September 21, 2014 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey P. Auker: Betzy L. Furman, 34, 1020 18th Ave., Apt. more »»

POW/MIA soldiers recognized

September 20, 2014 ALTOONA — Cambria County President Judge Timothy Creany said visiting the beaches at Normandy was a life-changing experience. more »»

Three allegedly stole card, went on grocery spree

September 20, 2014 Three people were taken into custody Friday after Altoona police say they used a stolen credit card to buy hundreds of dollars worth of groceries. Brandon P. McConnell, 25; Susan M. more »»

Blair County jury finds man guilty of possessing gun

September 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A McKees Rocks man with history of gun violence was found guilty Friday by a Blair County jury of illegally carrying a firearm just over two years ago after an alleged drug buy in th... more »»

Police warn residents about scam

September 20, 2014 GALLITZIN — Police said a man claiming to be a sewer authority official has been going to homes in Gallitzin Borough asking to check meters and basement sewer drains. more »»

Sub Zero Ice Cream to open in Altoona

September 20, 2014 Cherie Brandt isn’t afraid to take a chance. She and her husband Tom plan to open the first Sub Zero Ice Cream & Yogurt franchise in Pennsylvania Oct. more »»

City makes counter offer to AWA

September 19, 2014 Despite City Council’s stony reception of a recent Altoona Water Authority proposal for continued local control of the city’s water and sewer systems, council has countered with a local-control plan... more »»

Penn State Altoona bans fraternity for six years

September 19, 2014 A Penn State Altoona fraternity has been removed from campus for six years as a result of a completed Penn State Student Affairs Department investigation into alleged hazing, the school has confirmed. more »»

PSU Altoona bars frat for six years

September 19, 2014 A Penn State Altoona fraternity has been barred from campus for six years. more »»

City fire leaves five injured

September 19, 2014 Two occupants and at least three Altoona firefighters were injured Thursday morning as a result of a house fire at 314 Lexington Av. more »»

Inmate faces attempted homicide charges

September 19, 2014 A Cambria County prisoner convicted last year of killing his cellmate is now facing attempted homicide charges in another prison attack, police said. more »»

Slain trooper laid to rest

September 19, 2014 CANADENSIS — Hours after a slain Pennsylvania State Police trooper was laid to rest, the hunt for a man charged with killing him briefly intensified late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around... more »»

Man posts threats to police on Facebook

September 19, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Just days before a state police trooper was gunned down in Pike County, a local man made his own threats against police on Facebook. According to a criminal complaint, Thomas A. more »»

Local officers reflect on ‘senseless’ murder of state trooper

September 19, 2014 As a Pennsylvania state trooper was laid to rest and the man suspected of ambushing him and another officer is now on the FBI’s most wanted list, area officers call the killing a senseless murder by... more »»

Worker injured in 18-foot fall

September 19, 2014 A construction worker fell 18 feet into a trench Friday in Logan Township, lying injured in the hole as emergency workers fought to lift him out. more »»

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