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Police: Man started chase

July 9, 2014 An Altoona man allegedly led a state trooper on a high-speed chase. Joshua T. Kisner, 35, of 1124 20th Ave. more »»

Students need to pay $99 more a semester

July 9, 2014 HARRISBURG — Students at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities will see tuition increase by about 3 percent in the coming school year. more »»

Charter close to final approval

July 8, 2014 It’s getting clos. more »»

Flinton office reducing hours

July 8, 2014 FLINTON — Daily post office hours are set to be reduced by half for customers here in this rural communit. more »»

APD: Couple let kids live inside filthy home

July 8, 2014 Two city residents face charges after four children were removed from what police called a house of filth Sunday on Sixth Avenue. April M. more »»

Police: Apartment fire is ‘suspicious’

July 8, 2014 Authorities believe that a fire early Sunday that left three families at Logan Hills Apartments homeless could be arson. “It’s a little suspicious,” said Altoona fire inspector Tim Hughes Monday. more »»

Surety company to pay most of bond

July 8, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Reading surety company will have to pay $42,900 of the $55,000 bond it posted for the release of an Altoona man who then allegedly violated his bail conditions by being arrested... more »»

Snyder Township discusses storm drain inlets work

July 8, 2014 TYRONE — The Snyder Township Board of Super­visors discussed upcoming township road projects, including the replacement of several storm drain inlet. more »»

Teen is charged as an adult in case of kidnapped woman

July 8, 2014 A 17-year-old who police said was involved in an Altoona kidnapping has been charged as an adult. Tristen L. Wilson, 17, of 1817 16th St. allegedly drove Jordan T. Knutson, 21, of 152 20th Ave. more »»

DUI task force releases holiday stats

July 8, 2014 The Blair County DUI Task Force’s Fourth of July roving patrol netted three impaired drivers and one underage drinker, according to police. Task force coordinator Sgt. more »»

Search continues for missing woman

July 8, 2014 The search continues for Susan Bachman, a Centre County native who went missing Friday after jumping out of a moving ca. more »»

Martinsburg council approves project purchases

July 8, 2014 MARTINSBURG — Borough Council approved the purchase of solar street lights and banners Monday to be installed as part of a streetscaping project scheduled to begin this wee. more »»

Police, Re/Max warn of online scam

July 8, 2014 Beware of online real estate scams, warns Re/Max Results Realty Group and local police. more »»

Budget strains county service

July 7, 2014 Since 1942, books have been delivered along rural, Centre County roads in a vehicle serving as the county library’s bookmobile. more »»

Mishler Theatre to add bar

July 7, 2014 The experience downstairs may be as good as the show upstairs this fall at a local theater where people will get to enjoy a cocktail and watch through a wall of windows as lights play over figures o... more »»

Champs incident angers mom

July 7, 2014 The mother of an autistic 8-year-old boy was upset on July 4 when she says she was refused service at Altoona sports bar because her child brought a McDonald’s Happy Meal with him. more »»

Switchboard operator pulls plug on career at Mirror

July 7, 2014 The Mirror’s oldest employee called it a career last week. Shirley Beck, the newspaper’s switchboard operator who began in 1952, was feted with a retirement cake and good wishes on her last day. more »»

Fire displaces families

July 7, 2014 An early Sunday morning fire at Logan Hill Apartments in the 1200 block of South 27th Street has displaced two families that included five children and resulted in the evacuation of a wing of the... more »»

Police: Alleged erratic driving triggers charges

July 7, 2014 CLEARFIELD — A 63-year-old Morrisdale man was arrested by state police at Clearfield for suspected erratic driving and driving under the influence after an accident early Saturday. more »»

Corn crop running late

July 7, 2014 By Walt Frank Sweet corn lovers have had to wait a little longer than usual this year to enjoy the locally grown ears. more »»

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