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Lower Trail underpass project to receive funding from Blair County

January 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County has committed to offering as much as $100,000 toward a Route 22 underpass and trail linking the Lower Trail with Canoe Creek State Par. more »»

Snow keeping streets narrow

January 27, 2016 On Tuesday, several days after a weekend storm left some Blair County communities blanketed beneath more than 20 inches of snow, large snow mounds persisted along roadways. more »»

Northern Cambria board denies lawsuit claims

January 27, 2016 In a federal court filing submitted Tuesday, the Northern Cambria School Board denied harassment and retaliation claims made by a teacher and former administrator. more »»

Bedford County thanks turnpike helpers

January 27, 2016 BEDFORD — Days after hundreds of vehicles sat stranded on the snowed-over Pennsylvania Turnpike in Bedford County, the officials there passed a resolution Tuesday thanking the county’s residents for... more »»

Businessman running against Wozniak

January 27, 2016 A second Republican has announced a bid to challenge state Sen. John Wozniak, D-Cambria, this year, setting the stage for a competitive GOP primary this spring in the 35th District. more »»

Police: Bedford County man beat woman with frying pan

January 27, 2016 A Bedford County man faces an aggravated assault charge after he allegedly attacked a woman with a frying pan Sunday. more »»

Motorist kills pedestrian

January 27, 2016 An 18-year-old man was killed Tuesday evening when he was hit by a vehicle while walking on South Dartmouth Lane in the Greenwood section of Logan Township, emergency responders said. more »»

Ebensburg councilwoman to run for 72nd House seat

January 27, 2016 Ebensburg native Cecilia Houser, a two-term borough councilwoman and former county Republican Party chairwoman, announced Wednesday she has launched a bid for the 72nd state House seat. more »»

Police: Altoona man killed himself after crash

January 27, 2016 An Altoona man is dead after police say he shot himself after crashing his vehicle overnight. Altoona police L. more »»

Bedford jail to pursue more staffing after inmate assault

January 27, 2016 BEDFORD — Bedford County jail officers will ask county officials to hire more staff, Warden Troy Nelson said Tuesday, after an inmate brutally assaulted his cellmate for more than 30 minutes before... more »»

Magisterial district judges

January 27, 2016 Filed before Hollidaysburg Magisterial District Judge Paula M. Aigner: Charges waived to court Aug. 18-25: - Tina L. Miller, 48, 608 10th St., Ap. more »»

GACTC approves funding for software upgrade

January 27, 2016 The Greater Altoona Career and Technology Center joint operating committee approved spending about a half million dollars over the next five years to upgrade its financial software. more »»

Blair County pledges $30K to comprehensive plan

January 27, 2016 Blair County is pledging $30,000 toward an effort to secure funding for development of a regional comprehensive plan. more »»

Meeting to address redistricting

January 27, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough Council is scheduled to host a special, public meeting at 7 p.m. Monday, when area officials are to discuss a pending redistricting of the borough’s voting precincts. more »»

Blair County commissioners

January 27, 2016 County eligible for damage funding Blair County’s emergency declaration during the weekend’s large snowstorm will allow the area to be considered for any state funds made available to cover costs. more »»

Diocese reveals campus assignments

January 27, 2016 The Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown announced Tuesday the campus assignments for administrators of the diocese’s consolidated school system slated to open in the fall as Holy Trinity Catholic... more »»

Justices extend bar on life terms

January 26, 2016 WASHINGTON — More than 1,000 prison inmates, some behind bars more than 50 years for murders they committed as teenagers, will get a chance to seek their freedom under a Supreme Court decision... more »»

Valley View admission ban to be overturned

January 26, 2016 A seven-month ban on admissions at Valley View Health and Rehabilitation Center is expected to be lifted today as part of the facility’s transfer of ownership and management. more »»

Critics seek to overhaul practices

January 26, 2016 Editor’s note: This article is the final part of a three-part series about Blair County’s state-mandated recycling program. By William Kibler bkibler@altoonamirror. more »»

Tax credits benefiting hotel projects

January 26, 2016 Give Altoona credit — or more accurately, tax credits. The state Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded $1. more »»

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