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Marijuana legalization discussed at town hall meeting

August 29, 2014 Kevin Sabet said a lot of people don’t realize that marijuana today is very potent when discussing legalizing the drug. more »»

Woman’s prison sentence for drug ring role reduced

August 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona woman’s minimum 16-year prison sentence for her role in a cocaine-selling business has been reduced by a yea. more »»

Bars prepare for early PSU football opener

August 29, 2014 Several local establishments hope the morning kickoff for Penn State’s season opener Saturday will generate some additional busines. more »»

Penelec customers to see prices drop

August 29, 2014 Penelec customers will see a significant decrease in their price of electricity beginning Monday. The residential rate for electricity will decrease from 9.28 cents per kilowatt hour to 7. more »»


August 29, 2014 Huntingdon Man to be cited for car accident A driver from Three Springs will be charged for causing a crash Wednesday when he crossed into another lane and hit a vehicle while trying to pass another... more »»

Water authority unveils alternative

August 28, 2014 The Altoona Water Authority on Wednesday detailed to City Council its alternative to council’s plan to shop the Altoona water and sewer systems to a long-term lesee in exchange for a large, upfront... more »»

Police: Woman made false 911 calls

August 28, 2014 EBENSBURG — Police have filed charges against the Altoona woman who called in a kidnapping early Wednesday morning that turned out to be fals. more »»

Convicted killer’s appeal rejected

August 28, 2014 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied further hearing into an appeal by Sean Louis Allen, who was convicted of murder and sentenced to life without parole for the 2009 death of a Penn State... more »»

Woman’s request for appeal rights denied

August 28, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Senior Judge Hiram . more »»

City Council considers ordinance

August 28, 2014 City Council on Wednesday took an initial step in preparing Altoona to participate in a lucrative development program initiated in Allentown as a revitalization tool. more »»

Local job fair features about 60 employers

August 28, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Residents looking for jobs and employers looking to hire were able to connect Wednesday at a job fair at the National Guard Readiness Center. more »»

Woman accused of child endangerment faces trial

August 28, 2014 An Altoona woman will face trial for endangering the welfare of a daughter and a granddaughter because of the condition of her residence. more »»

Former guard’s appeal rejected

August 28, 2014 On Tuesday, more than two years after former Bedford jail guard Ryan Clapper placed frozen handcuffs on an inmate, the state Superior Court rejected an appeal of his conviction. more »»

B-A gets 9 applications for superintendent job

August 28, 2014 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School District has received nine applications from across the state for its superintendent’s position. more »»

Man’s appeal for gun conviction rejected

August 28, 2014 Pennsylvania’s Superior Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from a Portage man convicted last year of illegally possessing a firearm and possessing an instrument of crime. more »»

Man accused of setting his home on fire charged

August 28, 2014 LILLY — A Lilly man faces three felonies for an alleged July arson at his home. Anthony John Dzabo, 27, 287 Jones St. more »»

Crime Solvers seek theft suspect

August 28, 2014 Crime Solvers of Blair County is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a reported retail theft at Wal-Mart in Plank Road Commons shopping center. more »»

Judge makes ruling in city suit

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Huntingdon County judge has sided with the City of Altoona in a dispute that developed in 2013 when Blair County withheld delinquent tax revenue from the city, after paying for... more »»

Bruno receives house arrest

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Former Glendale School District Superintendent Dennis L. more »»

Probe continues into Hollidaysburg Area hazing report

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High School football coach Homer DeLattre said Tuesday he won’t release an updated team roster until a police and school investigation into alleged hazing is... more »»

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