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K9s run, leap for funds

June 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The incentive for the Central Pennsylvania Humane Society to hold its first-ever Paws in the Park here Saturday was Altoona native Lawrence Frederick’s offer to stage a demonstration... more »»

Old Canal Inn owner wants outdoor concerts

June 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Live music may soon be played outside of the Old Canal Inn after a Thursday night vote from Borough Council set the stage for further discussion. more »»

Tyrone boy found near home

June 13, 2016 TYRONE — A 7-year old Tyrone boy was missing for three hours Sunday afternoon, leading to a search that ended when he walked home from the house of a friend he’d visited without telling his family,... more »»

Study could suggest more restoration

June 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A closer examination of courtrooms in the original portion of the Blair County Court­house has yielded information that is expected to encourage further restoration wor. more »»


June 13, 2016 Hollidaysburg state police -- Robert L. more »»

Police reports

June 13, 2016 Altoona police -- Tara N. Dennis, 26, 610 N. Third St., was arrested early Saturday at home on a sheriff’s warran. more »»

Motorcyclist injured in crash

June 13, 2016 A motorcyclist was transported to a hospital after a crash Sunday afternoon on an I-99 ramp at 17th Street, according to an official from the Blair County 911 Center. more »»

BG, McCort take stand on two diocese leaders

June 12, 2016 Two religious leaders with roles in the Altoona-Johnstown diocese’s landmark school consolidation set for this fall are banned from high schools where they formerly serve. more »»

Getting your geek on

June 12, 2016 At the fifth annual Sci-Fi Valley Con on Saturday at the Blair County Convention Center, founder and South Fork native Casey Basset introduced a Mirror reporter to actor John Rhys-Davies, who was... more »»

Looking toward the end of life

June 12, 2016 It’s a question that’s tempting to ignore: what do you want doctors to do if you become terminally ill and can’t speak for yourself? Do you want aggressive, all-out treatment, mere comfort care — or... more »»

Decision makers face difficult responsibilities

June 12, 2016 Even in the context of an awkward constellation of issues — advance directives and the appointment of medical decision makers on behalf of those at the end of life who can no longer speak for... more »»

Logan Township gives project another extension

June 12, 2016 A housing development proposal for the Sylvan East area of Brush Mountain that has been out of the news for eight years resurfaced at a Logan Township supervisors meeting Thursday — but will likely... more »»

Patton’s fireworks will be held despite bridge project

June 12, 2016 PATTON — This year’s Independence Day fireworks show won’t be set off from inside the borough as in years past, but officials said it will still be visible to Patton residents. more »»

Auditor General: White Twp. must repay pension funds

June 12, 2016 FLINTON — A state audit revealed White Township received too much state aid in 2014 and 2015 for its pension plan and that money will have to be repai. more »»

Cambria Planning Commission seeks road upgrade surveys

June 12, 2016 CRESSON — The Cambria County Planning Commission has released a community survey for residents to weigh in on a planned highway upgrade. A 2. more »»

Humane society hosts Paws event

June 11, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Humane Society will hold Paws in the Park from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. today at Legion Park in Hollidays­burg. The rain date is Sunday. Events include: -- 10:30 a.. more »»

Schools: Grad speeches screened

June 11, 2016 When the valedictorian of a high school class steps to the podium, people know what to expect — fond memories, advice for the future, and many thanks to parents and teacher. more »»

Judge: Release records

June 11, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — A Philadelphia judge has ordered the public release of sealed documents from a lawsuit that could reveal details about a claim that a boy told Penn State football coach Joe Paterno in... more »»

Relay underway

June 11, 2016 Purple was the color of the day Friday at Mansion Park, and those wearing it stood out in the crowd of hundreds who worked in teams to continually circle a trac. more »»

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