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Police looking into cause of accident

August 5, 2014 City police continue to investigate the cause of a crash that sent three people to the hospital. At 11:11 p.m. more »»

Snyder’s road study moves ahead

August 5, 2014 TYRONE — The Snyder Township Board of Super­visors moved forward with its planned road study at its meeting Monday night. The board instructed solicitor David Pertile to continue discussions with L.R. more »»

Mayor to promote pedestrian safety

August 5, 2014 EBENSBURG — If you see Borough Mayor Randy Datsko today, be sure to slow down. more »»

Portage council finalizes sewer testing ordinance

August 5, 2014 PORTAGE — By a 6-to-1 vote, Portage Borough Council finalized its sewer testing ordinance Monday. more »»

Portage council finalizes sewer testing ordinance

August 5, 2014 PORTAGE — By a 6-to-1 vote, Portage Borough Council finalized its sewer testing ordinance Monday. more »»

Pa. Senate $10K toward chaplains

August 5, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — It pays to pray in the Penn­syl­vania Senate, but not in the House. The Senate provides a $125 stipend to chaplains who offer a prayer during the opening of a legislative session. more »»

Bridge to be renamed

August 5, 2014 The 17th Street Bridge in Altoona will be renamed the Altoona Veterans Memorial Bridge during a ceremony at 9:15 a.m. Nov. 11. more »»

Wives speak out about mall shooting altercation

August 4, 2014 The wives of two men accused of gunplay outside the Logan Valley Mall said there’s more behind the story than what the police have claimed, and they are hoping to find out the identities of the men... more »»

Online threats getting attention of area school districts

August 4, 2014 By Russ O’Reilly ybersecurity breaches happen every day. Recent attacks on retailers are prime examples. more »»

Loose elephant hard to forget at Jaffa Shine Center

August 4, 2014 Elephants never forget, so goes the cliche. In the case of Tyke, who killed a trainer in Honolulu after a rampage in Altoona 21 years ago, it’s the elephant that is never forgotten. more »»

Juniata College fundraising director happy to be home

August 4, 2014 HUNTINGDON — After more than 15 years away, Huntingdon native Joe Scialabba returned in May to his alma mater and where his career began: Juniata College. more »»

Lawmaker wants more transparency in PA liquor advertising

August 4, 2014 The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board has that third word in its name for a reason — the agency was put in place after Prohibition to give the state a firm hand on where and when Pennsylvanians get... more »»

‘Pickers’ friend picked out of market crowd

August 4, 2014 A TV personality from the popular History Channel show “American Pickers” browsed around two area flea market. more »»

Audit: Van Zandt scheduling falsified

August 3, 2014 Despite a clean bill of health on scheduling for the Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona from the federal government earlier this summer, further results may show a different pictur. more »»

Local accused of killing girl, self

August 3, 2014 A Norfolk, Va., woman who appeared to have killed her 8-year-old daughter and then herself July 23 was formerly of Altoona. more »»

Temps cool crowds at area pools

August 3, 2014 As temperatures in the region took a dive over the past few days, so too did the attendance at local pools and other water recreation parks. more »»

Mandatory sentencing decision could ‘open the floodgates’

August 3, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An assistant Blair County district attorney said if a U.S. more »»

VA response satisfies Shuster

August 3, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster issued a statement Friday that he will meet with the Van Zandt VA Medical Center’s chief later this month over new audit findings indicating scheduling problems at the facility. more »»

Road to book writing has potholes

August 3, 2014 Jim Beatty was both the bon vivant and enfant terrible of the Mirror newsroom in the early 1950s. more »»

Mom says she didn’t realize child had died

August 3, 2014 HARRISBURG (AP) — The mother of an 8-year-old Pennsylvania boy whose decomposing body was found on the third floor of their home said Saturday she didn’t know he had died until noticing the smell. more »»

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