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Speakers shed light on pancreatic cancer

April 5, 2014 Erin Willett said she heard the best and worst news of her life on the same day, within the same hour: She made it onto NBC’s reality show “The Voice,” and her father was diagnosed with Stage IV... more »»

Police: Woman attempted to access man’s Facebook

April 5, 2014 BEDFORD — A Bedford County woman faces a felony charge and $15,000 unsecured bail for allegedly trying to guess someone’s Facebook password security question. more »»

FDA approves heroin overdose antidote

April 4, 2014 WASHINGTON — Friends and family will be able to take the first step to save a loved one from an overdose of heroin or powerful painkillers called opioid. more »»

Heyward's visit to PNG Field postponed

April 4, 2014 Steelers defensive end Cameron Heyward will not make an appearance at Peoples Natural Gas Field for the Curve's game tonight, the franchise announced this afternoon. more »»

Speaker makes impact at school

April 4, 2014 In a school assembly that they called “mind-blowing” and “eye-opening,” students cried and stood with each other, realizing they are not alone in experiencing societal problems. more »»

RTMA votes down lease

April 4, 2014 BLANDBURG — Reade Township Municipal Authority members decided Thursday against turning its operations over to Glendale Valley Municipal Authority, voting down a previously passed 60-day lease and... more »»

C-K board working on new regulations for booster clubs

April 4, 2014 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board is set to present a detailed, seven-page policy next week regulating booster clubs — a month after district parents, residents and basketball players... more »»

Prosecutors ask to substitute case

April 4, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG – Prosecutors are asking to argue a more substantial drug case before an en banc hearing of Blair County judges on the constitutionality of the state’s mandatory sentence. more »»

Police: Thefts seem to have ended

April 4, 2014 CLAYSBURG — A weeklong spate of Greenfield Township thefts ended after police publicized their search for a suspect, Chief Ron Givler said Thursday. more »»

Commission to award prep contract

April 4, 2014 The Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission plans to award a $62,600 contract for sitework for playground equipment and installation of a picnic pavilion at Prospect Park to BCS Construction o... more »»

Cleanup efforts beginning

April 4, 2014 When Saturday morning arrives, dedicated volunteers will be ready to clean up a piece of the worl. more »»

Symposium focuses on pancreatic cancer

April 4, 2014 Doctors and experts from across the country will be in Altoona today to give people a bit of “hope” about pancreatic cancer, a disease well-known for its seriousness. more »»

Spring Cove pre-K program could move to C-K

April 4, 2014 CLAYSBURG — With Spring Cove School District considering a new kindergarten-style program for 4-year-olds, a separate pre-K program long based at the district could move to Claysburg-Kimmel, board... more »»

Police: Woman arrested after she taunted officers

April 4, 2014 An Altoona woman is behind bars after she allegedly taunted police after getting tossed from a city bar. Kimberly J. Streightiff, 43, of 307 Sixth Ave. more »»

State finalizes 2014 transit projects

April 4, 2014 HARRISBURG — The Corbett administration issued a final list Thursday of highway, bridge and mass transit improvement projects to begin this year as a result of the landmark transportation funding... more »»

Lawmakers want oversight on health law navigators

April 4, 2014 Funded by a federal grant, the nonprofit Resources for Human Development has deployed 35 trained navigators across select Pennsylvania counties to help the most vulnerable residents enroll in the... more »»

Delta Health Technologies expands after partnership

April 4, 2014 A decision by a New York company to select a solution produced by Delta Health Technologies has led to the creation of new jobs with more expected to be added. more »»

Drone crashes near school, hotel

April 4, 2014 JONESTOWN — Military officials say an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, crashed near a central Penn– sylvania school and a hotel. more »»

Police continue probe into campus frat

April 3, 2014 Logan Township Police Chief Ron Heller said Wednesday that he expects his department soon will have possession of the computer and cellphone of a Penn State Altoona student who committed suicide las... more »»

Court won’t hear Sandusky’s appeal

April 3, 2014 HARRISBURG — The state’s highest court on Wednesday said it would not review Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant... more »»

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