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Foundation gives nonprofits grants

July 11, 2015 More than 30 area nonprofits now have more funding to expand and continue their work, as the Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation doled out dozens of grants Wednesday. more »»

Frozen custard still on menu locally

July 11, 2015 While the bird flu has caused some problems for an eastern Pennsylvania company which makes frozen custard, the problem hasn’t hit the Altoona area. more »»

Burke fills Ward 4 council seat

July 11, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At its Thursday meeting, Borough Council voted unanimously to appoint local attorney Sean Burke to fill the vacant Ward 4 council seat. more »»

High-speed suspect faces more charges

July 11, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Maryland man arrested recently in Blair County after leading police on a high speed chase in a stolen vehicle is now facing another charge. more »»

Red Robin sets opening date; liquor license transferred

July 11, 2015 The Red Robin Gourmet Burgers restaurant under construction in Park Hills Plaza has set Oct. 19 as a grand opening date, a company representative said Thursday. more »»


July 11, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG Man charged for setting off fireworks at DelGrosso’s An Altoona man faces charges after state police say he set of fireworks in the middle of a crowded amusement park. more »»

Hollidaysburg borough manager searching for office manager

July 11, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — At Borough Council’s Thursday meeting, borough manager Jim Gehret asked council to advertise for applications for an office manager position. more »»

Eichelberger, teachers’ spat ongoing

July 10, 2015 A man rolls down his car window and shouts at a jogger to get back to wor. more »»

Ex-APD officer facing charges

July 10, 2015 A former Altoona police officer now faces charges over what state police say was the use of excessive force during a February arrest. Mark . more »»

State accredits DUI court

July 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County’s DUI court, which provides treatment for repeat drunken drivers, has been accredited by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court, according to Blair County Judge Daniel J. more »»

Logan Twp. tabs police chief

July 10, 2015 Selecting a retired state police trooper to head the Logan Township police department was a hands down decision, supervisors said Thursday. Timothy J. more »»

Contractor accused of not disclosing information

July 10, 2015 HARRISBURG — A Blair County home improvement contractor is being accused by state Attorney General Kathleen G. more »»

Everett police to receive $5,000 grant

July 10, 2015 From Mirror staff reports EVERETT — The Everett Borough Police Department will receive a $5,000 technology grant. more »»

United Way announces $297K in grants to Blair programs

July 10, 2015 United Way of Blair County officials Thursday announced the awarding of $297,000 in impact grants to support programs that are making a positive impact in the lives of Blair County resident. more »»

Man guilty of bribery

July 10, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A federal court jury found a Johnstown man, Ronal Repak, guilty of extortion and bribery charges Thursday, U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton said in a press release. more »»

Lakemont zoning request modified

July 9, 2015 After discussions with city officials Wednesday, a local doctor has softened his rezoning request for part of the Lakemont Terrace neighborhoo. more »»

Police: Man abused girls

July 9, 2015 A Clearfield County man is behind bars on charges he sexually assaulted two young girls. James E. Harris, 22 S. Fourth St., Apt. more »»

Police: Babysitter tried drugging two children

July 9, 2015 An Altoona woman tried to give children drugs to make them sleep, police allege. Betty Jane Weatherwalk, 50, of 1006¢ Fifth Ave. more »»

Judge defends police conduct

July 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has ruled that it is not “outrageous government conduct” for an undercover police officer to allow the target of a drug investigation to use heroin in his... more »»

Homeless woman’s former home blighted, to be razed

July 9, 2015 The city Planning Commission on Tuesday declared an East Pleasant Valley Boulevard home as blighted. more »»

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