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Suspected meth lab found in Juniata

April 2, 2014 Altoona police are on scene of a suspected methamphetamine lab in Juniata, according to Det. Sgt. Benjamin Jones. more »»

St. Pat’s to stay open

April 2, 2014 NEWRY — Despite rumors to the contrary, St. Patrick School will be open for the next school year, officials said. Rumors about a closing have upset the the school community. more »»

NAC to add 100 jobs

April 2, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — North American Communications plans to add up to 100 new jobs locally before the end of 2014. more »»

Police investigating rash of Claysburg break-ins

April 2, 2014 CLAYSBURG — At least seven Claysburg-area homes and cars have been broken into in the last five days, Greenfield Township police said Tuesday, with at least one homeowner firing warning shots to... more »»

Spray park work to begin

April 2, 2014 It’s been four years since Altoona and Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission officials first spoke of closing Juniata Memorial Park Pool permanently, after learning corrosion in the filter... more »»

Judge: Man understood rights

April 2, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Prosecutors will be permitted to use statements made by a suspect in a Duncansville sexual assault case even though he is a Mexican native and does not speak English fluently. more »»

Planning Commission OKs pump station, tentatively

April 2, 2014 The city Planning Commission on Tuesday conditionally approved the Altoona Water Authority’s land development application for a pump station on land in front of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital o... more »»

Bedford sheriff’s office union, county heading to arbitration

April 2, 2014 BEDFORD — While Bedford County commissioners approved one of three key union contracts Tuesday, unsuccessful negotiations with another county union have moved to arbitration. more »»

DA backs granting immunity, but expresses reservations

April 2, 2014 Blair County’s top law enforcement official said while he supports the concept of granting immunity to people who get help for an overdose victim, he has some concerns about how a proposed law... more »»

Higher vehicle and driver fees kick in for motorists

April 2, 2014 Get ready to pay a little more to keep your car on the road in Pennsylvania. Vehicle registrations, drivers’ license renewals and dozens of other fees imposed by PennDOT increased Tuesday. more »»

The Mirror to launch all-access newspaper

April 1, 2014 Since 1874, the Mirror has delivered news and information to people in Altoona, Blair County and central Pennsylvania. more »»

Gas prices won’t help customers save cash

April 1, 2014 The price of natural gas has dropped, but residential customers of Peoples Natural Gas will pay more beginning toda. more »»

Pa. court rules for Tyrone council

April 1, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel has upheld the right of Tyrone Borough Council to bar three Tyrone Fire Patrol members from serving as fire police officers. more »»

Pennsylvanians sign up on final day

April 1, 2014 HARRISBURG — The deadline was just hours away to sign up for insurance in the first enrollment period under President Barack Obama’s signature health care law, and Erik Furness was just in time, wit... more »»

Student admits to kidnapping lie

April 1, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — A Penn State student who told police she was kidnapped from a campus sidewalk is facing charges of making a false report. more »»

Senior expo scheduled Thursday at fire house

April 1, 2014 HUNTINGDON — State Rep. Mike Fleck, R-Huntingdon, and state Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr, R-Blair, will host a senior expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Police: Man tried to pull ex from car

April 1, 2014 An Altoona man is behind bars on charges he attacked his ex-girlfriend with a knife. Braden D. more »»

City league team will not be charged for using field

April 1, 2014 LILLY — Because of overwhelming support, the Lilly War Memorial Association board agreed Sunday to hold off charging the Conrad Chiropractic/Lilly American Legion baseball team a $1,200 fee to use... more »»

Spanier asks court to halt criminal case

April 1, 2014 HARRISBURG — Former Penn State president Graham Spanier filed a federal lawsuit Monday that seeks to put an end to his state court prosecution for an alleged criminal cover-up of child sex abuse... more »»

Mining workers headed to Chile

April 1, 2014 Several area companies will be heading south to participate in Expomin 2014 April 21-25 in Santiago, Chile. more »»

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