Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | School Notes | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
More Tyrone residents might leave flood plain

April 23, 2016 TYRONE — If a recently received flood insurance rate map is approved, Tyrone residents currently paying high flood insurance prices could be removed from the flood plain. more »»

Clerical error leaves family homeless

April 23, 2016 HASTINGS — An error at a Cambria County office and an overeagerness to move into a house that didn’t yet belong to them has left one family without a place to call home. more »»

Hollidaysburg Area's new turf could cost $542,000

April 23, 2016 Hollidaysburg Area’s $542,000 turf replacement at Tiger Stadium may make district taxpayers gasp, but officials hope its fundraising campaign will cover a quarter of that cost by the time the work... more »»

Lawsuit from bar assault settled

April 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A lawsuit brought against an Altoona bar where a customer said he was assaulted when he tried to break up a fight that included two off-duty city police officers has been settled out... more »»

Woman gets nine months for role in robbery attempt

April 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona woman who plotted with two men to rob a resident of City Hall Commons has been sentenced to a minimum of nine months in the county prison. Police charged Amber N. more »»

News in brief from Allegheny Township

April 23, 2016 Township prepares paving schedule Allegheny Township expects to spend $130,000 this year for road paving. more »»

Convicted murderer’s records missing

April 22, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The record for one of two men being resentenced for murders committed while they were juveniles is missing from the Blair County Courthouse. more »»

Police round up alleged dealers

April 22, 2016 Sitting next to her live-in boyfriend, who is also in handcuffs, Nicole Peterson, 26, said she’s been clean since March 8, but on Thursday she and 34 other suspects were hauled in to answer for more... more »»

Baker hired to lead SCSD

April 22, 2016 ROARING SPRING — Betsy Baker, a Spring Cove School District native and Altoona Area School District administrator, is set to take over her home school system in two months. more »»

Students facing pot, wax charges

April 22, 2016 Four Penn State Altoona students face felony drug charges after Altoona police found marijuana and THC wax. Kyle D. Borowski, 20, of Yardley; James Michael Gardner Simonick, 20, of Midlothian, Va. more »»

Man denied time served for having house of filth

April 22, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who was charged in February with four counts of endangering the welfare of children because of the filthy conditions in which his children were living has been denied ... more »»

Sheetz increases wages

April 22, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Sheetz has increased wages for employees in store level jobs across six states, and has received praise from the Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry secretary who supports Go. more »»

Pirates president visits Chamber meeting

April 22, 2016 While Frank Coonelly has concerns about the status of the Pittsburgh Pirates — the team is off to a rough 7-8 start — he has greater concerns about the future of athletic. more »»

Man charged for stealing, replacing political signs

April 22, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — A supporter of an incumbent state senator is facing charges after allegedly stealing yard signs for his opponent and replacing them with the senator’s. Raymond . more »»

Water plant gets loan for upgrades

April 22, 2016 From Mirror staff reports EBENSBURG — An Ebensburg water treatment plant operated by the Nanty-Glo Water Authority is receiving a $3.5 million state loan to make upgrades. more »»

C-K approves teacher contract

April 22, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board approved a new contract with district teachers Wednesday, marking their first fresh contract after several years of extension. more »»

Council: Team must be insured

April 22, 2016 City Council has rescinded its lease with the Altoona Night Train football team for the Westmont ballfield on 31st Street near the Mill Run culverts, because the team hasn’t provided proof of... more »»

Authority looking to stabilize patrol

April 22, 2016 The Altoona Housing Authority is working with the Altoona Police Department on transitioning to a new, permanent patrol officer for the Fairview Hills family housing project, after rejecting the... more »»

Woman charged for setting mattress fire

April 22, 2016 An Altoona woman faces felony arson and related misdemeanor charges after she allegedly lit a mattress on fire at a Logan Township store. Denys N. Rose, 44, of 326 Fifth Ave. more »»

Few buildings still without power since Sunday outage

April 22, 2016 Three buildings remained without power and 12th Avenue remained closed early Thursday, days after faults in Penelec’s system Sunday evening left thousands without power. more »»

I am looking for: