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Arson suspects remain in jail

October 3, 2014 Three men accused of setting a camper on fire during an Altoona crime spree will stay in jail for now. more »»

Environmental expert speaks at PSU Altoona

October 3, 2014 Professor Gene Giacomelli said that lessons learned from experiments to test livability on the moon can have great benefit to life on Earth, as well. “We’re not going for a long time,” he said. more »»

Questions remain for US job market

October 3, 2014 WASHINGTON — Just how healthy is the U.S. more »»

Federal grand jury indicts Centre man on sex charges

October 3, 2014 A Centre County man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of using the Internet and telephone to coerce and entice a minor to engage in unlawful sexual activity, transportation of a... more »»

Police: Man continues to harass ex-girlfriend

October 3, 2014 PATTON — An Ebensburg man is in jail for allegedly continuing to harass an ex-girlfriend, even after being repeatedly criminally charged and warned by police to stay away from he. more »»

Magisterial district judges

October 3, 2014 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Todd F. Kelly: Rashelle A. more »»

Police: Man accidentally shot himself

October 3, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Antis Township man shot himself in the leg while hunting groundhogs, according to state police at Hollidaysburg. more »»

Two accused of lying to get housing subsidies

October 3, 2014 From Mirror staff reports Two people face felony charges after police say they lied to get federal housing subsidies. Andre K. Roberts, 47, of 2902 Sixth Ave. more »»

Antis board tells residents to expect reassessment

October 3, 2014 BELLWOOD — The Antis Township Board of Supervisors wants residents to be aware that representatives from Blair County will be coming to the township to assess property value. more »»

Maryland man killed in crash

October 3, 2014 State police in Bedford said a Maryland man died in a one-vehicle accident about 3:05 p.m. Friday on Interstate 99. Police said Gregory D. Arnold, 58, of Frostburg, Md. more »»

Anti-violence activist, author to give lecture at PSU Altoona

October 3, 2014 From Mirror staff reports One of America’s leading anti-violence activists will be speaking at Penn State Altoona next week. more »»

Magisterial district judge

October 3, 2014 Filed before Northern Blair Magisterial District Judge Fred B. Miller: Charges held for court June 12 – July 8: - Timothy E. McElwain II, 20, 616 Washington Ave. more »»

Pirates blanked in wild-card game

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The game and the Pirates’ season were over, and everyone at PNC Park pretty much knew it, as soon as the ball rocketed off Brandon Crawford’s bat. more »»

Pocono region remains on edge with manhunt

October 2, 2014 BLOOMING GROVE — Crystal McAuliffe’s property abuts the dense forest that’s proven to be a hideout for accused cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein. more »»

Police catch missing inmate

October 2, 2014 BEDFORD — Police recaptured an escaped Bedford County jail inmate Wednesday morning in a Wal-Mart parking lot, nearly a day after he allegedly climbed a basketball hoop to escape the facility’s... more »»

Portage Area school receives national honor

October 2, 2014 Portage Area Junior-Senior High School has been honored by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. more »»

Hearings delayed for suspects in Bedford County murder case

October 2, 2014 EVERETT — Court hearings for a Bedford County murder suspect and two people who allegedly helped destroy evidence were delayed Wednesday and rescheduled for next week after the county’s chief... more »»

Commissioners borrow $10.5M for expenses

October 2, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Commissioners on Tuesday approved borrowing $10.5 million through bonds to fund general reassessment, repairs to the courthouse and a host of smaller projects. more »»


October 2, 2014 Trick or treat times scheduled All Blair County municipalities, except Williams-burg, will observe trick or treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Duncansville Police Chief James E. Ott announced. The Oct. more »»

Compost pad work grant awarded

October 2, 2014 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee has awarded a $132,000 contract to low bidder Mid-State Construction of Pinecroft to expand the committee’s asphalt compost pad near Buckhorn. more »»

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