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Shuster: Spin off air traffic control

June 16, 2015 Rep Bill Shuster, R-9th District, formally proposed a sweeping overhaul of the nation’s air-traffic control system Wednesday, in a move that could affect both major national airlines and small local... more »»

Alleged dealers’ nicknames cause trouble

June 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A jury is expected to decide a case today in which an Altoona man is charged with two heroin sales that occurred 20 months ago. more »»

Police: Tyrone man threatens landlord

June 16, 2015 A Tyrone man is behind bars after police say he pulled a gun on his landlord. Christopher J. Spanik, 45, of 317 W. 17th St. more »»

Magisterial district judge

June 16, 2015 Filed before Hollidaysburg Magisterial District Judge Paula M. Aigner: Charges held for court Jan. 27 – Feb. 3: - Richard A. Burk, 58, 403 Bedford St. more »»

Man faces felony charges for fleeing

June 16, 2015 An Altoona man faces charges for allegedly fleeing state police in a stolen pickup truck. Robert E. Winrick Jr. more »»

Little League ballfield damaged

June 16, 2015 BLANDBURG — A Little League baseball field was marred by tire marks Saturday night, with looping patterns dug through the outfield grass and infield dirt. more »»

Public meeting on Medicare to be held today

June 16, 2015 The departments of Human Services and Aging will host a public input meeting on Medicaid Man­aged Long-Term Services and Supports from 1-3 p.m. today at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

County ‘eager to be proactive’

June 15, 2015 In the June sunshine, the riffle in Bells Gap Run was crystalline. Just downstream, where the water slowed, it wasn’t so clear. more »»

Hot cars a danger to pets, children

June 15, 2015 A driver running errands on a hot summer day, with a child and dog in tow, has to make a quick stop at a grocery store to pick up a few items. more »»

Hollidaysburg attorney to lead state lawyers’ group

June 15, 2015 Blair County’s legal community has been making its mark at the state level these days. President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Relay For Life fundraising declines by about $36,000

June 15, 2015 Central Blair County Relay For Life teams raised about $142,000 as of Saturday, when this year’s fundraising efforts and walking marathon wrapped up at the Mansion Park track in Altoona. more »»

Legion members retire worn flags

June 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Members of the American Legion Post 516 of Hollidaysburg and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8724 of Duncansville devoted Sunday afternoon to a flag retirement ceremony, followed b... more »»

Township looking into accepting gift of 102 acres from trust

June 15, 2015 Logan Township supervisors say they may be interested in acquiring land once proposed for the Strawberry Hills housing development, in the area of the former Stotler landfill, west of Juniata. more »»

Fire survivor gets married

June 14, 2015 PINECROFT — When the music started playing Saturday at the Brush Mountain Sportsman Club, Veronica Zeth Geist was ready to begin dancing. more »»

Catholic school funding ‘not that simple’

June 14, 2015 Many years ago, a parish helped its parochial school stay open by increasing its financial support, said Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese spokesman Tony DeGol. more »»

Volunteers celebrate Gospel Hill flag’s 25th anniversary

June 14, 2015 A long line of volunteers held tightly onto the edge of the 30-by-60 foot American flag as they started moving up the hill toward Baker Mansion. more »»

Logan police liaison idea sparks debate, dispute

June 14, 2015 Logan Township will consider the idea of naming a supervisor liaison to work with the police department, an option supervisors created and abandoned more than a decade ago. more »»

Police: Man on motorcycle involved in chase

June 14, 2015 An Altoona man faces charges after allegedly leading police on a chase at speeds of close to 130 mph. Jacob R. Makin, 28, of 1214 24th Ave. more »»

Portage Area School Board discusses computer virus, lockdown issue

June 14, 2015 PORTAGE — In February, Portage Area computers were infected with a virus that spread throughout the district. more »»

Women shoot, fish, hike at outdoors show

June 14, 2015 COUPON — A little rain didn’t send women running for cover on Saturday. more »»

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