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Man accused of stealing beer

July 10, 2014 A Cambria County man faces felony burglary and criminal trespassing charges after allegedly stealing a can of beer from a neighbor’s home. more »»

Lakeview Estates likely to receive public water

July 10, 2014 The developer of a proposed housing development in Lakemont that stirred some debate in Logan Township is expected to come before the supervisors tonight and confirm arrangements for connection to... more »»

Councilman apologizes for remarks

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona City Councilman Dave Butterbaugh offered a public apology Tuesday to Blair County commissioners about the online comments he posted after the county’s recent informational... more »»

Buyers of Logan Town Centre linked to sports owner

July 9, 2014 The investor group that recently bought Logan Town Centre for $101.5 million has links to the owner of the S. more »»

Attorney asks judge to bar death penalty

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A defense attorney is asking the judge in the Paul Aaron Ross murder case to bar the death penalty in his upcoming retrial, contending that when Ross was tried nearly a decade ago fo... more »»

Forgotten smallpox vials found in storage

July 9, 2014 ATLANTA — A government scientist cleaning out an old storage room at a research center near Washington made a startling discovery last week — decades-old vials of smallpox packed away and forgotten... more »»

Fort Roberdeau seeking money for upgrades

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Fort Roberdeau’s leaders are interested in spending about $60,000 on site improvements in recognition of the fort’s 40th anniversary in 2016. more »»

Police: Man found with drugs

July 9, 2014 A Tyrone man faces charges after police found him asleep behind the wheel of his van late Friday. Terry L. Merritts, 51, of 537 Oak St. more »»

Project to close part of 13th St.

July 9, 2014 Because of a gas line replacement project, 13th Street between 11th and 13th avenues will be closed most of the day today. In addition, 12th Avenue will be one lane northbound toward 12th Street. more »»

Bedford votes for wage increases

July 9, 2014 BEDFORD — Bedford County commissioners voted to give wage increases to nonunion employees and unelected officials at a salary board meeting Tuesday. more »»

District court roof to receive repairs

July 9, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners are authorizing emergency repairs to a roof on the Tyrone area building that houses Magisterial District Judge Fred Miller’s court and the Village Pantry. more »»

Police: Man started chase

July 9, 2014 An Altoona man allegedly led a state trooper on a high-speed chase. Joshua T. Kisner, 35, of 1124 20th Ave. more »»

Students need to pay $99 more a semester

July 9, 2014 HARRISBURG — Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year. more »»

Charter close to final approval

July 8, 2014 It’s getting clos. more »»

Flinton office reducing hours

July 8, 2014 FLINTON — Daily post office hours are set to be reduced by half for customers here in this rural communit. more »»

APD: Couple let kids live inside filthy home

July 8, 2014 Two city residents face charges after four children were removed from what police called a house of filth Sunday on Sixth Avenue. April M. more »»

Police: Apartment fire is ‘suspicious’

July 8, 2014 Authorities believe that a fire early Sunday that left three families at Logan Hills Apartments homeless could be arson. “It’s a little suspicious,” said Altoona fire inspector Tim Hughes Monday. more »»

Surety company to pay most of bond

July 8, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Reading surety company will have to pay $42,900 of the $55,000 bond it posted for the release of an Altoona man who then allegedly violated his bail conditions by being arrested... more »»

Snyder Township discusses storm drain inlets work

July 8, 2014 TYRONE — The Snyder Township Board of Super­visors discussed upcoming township road projects, including the replacement of several storm drain inlet. more »»

Teen is charged as an adult in case of kidnapped woman

July 8, 2014 A 17-year-old who police said was involved in an Altoona kidnapping has been charged as an adult. Tristen L. Wilson, 17, of 1817 16th St. allegedly drove Jordan T. Knutson, 21, of 152 20th Ave. more »»

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