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Cresson woman facing burglary, drug charges

May 9, 2015 CRESSON — A Cresson woman faces burglary and drug charges after police said she took a woman’s Valium prescription on Thursday, then broke into a home and hid from police. more »»

Blaze destroys garage, contents

May 9, 2015 BALD EAGLE — Fire­fighters said a garage and the equipment it housed are a total loss after the structure caught fire at 5 p.m. Friday along Bald Eagle Sportsman’s Club Road. more »»

Houses, businesses hit by vandalism

May 8, 2015 A vandalism spree had residents and businesses busy cleaning up Thursday as police look into five teenage suspects captured on video. more »»

Cambria County election forum stirs up emotions

May 8, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Thursday morning breakfast forum in Johnstown brought the six county commissioner candidates — two Democrats and four Republicans — together with less than two weeks to go until the Ma... more »»

Candidate mails letter on school’s postage

May 8, 2015 Hollidaysburg Area School Board candidate Kelly Hinkledire, who works as a guidance counselor at the Claysburg-Kimmel School District, faces a work investigation for using school resources to send a... more »»

PSEA head calls Senate pension plan ‘convoluted’

May 8, 2015 The state’s teacher union says the Republican Senate’s plan for pension reform is the most complicated proposal it’s seen yet. The plan would get rid of the current benefits system for new employee. more »»

Foundation commends community’s generosity

May 8, 2015 Area philanthropists, aspiring professionals and their families filled a large reception room in the Blair County Convention Center Thursday afternoon when they gathered for the annual Central... more »»

Baker students engage in STEAM career day

May 8, 2015 The Baker Elementary students got a chance to see how subjects from science to art can lead to future careers. The school’s Parent Involvement Committee hosted a career day for all the students. more »»

Antis supervisors request answers for drug bust, chase

May 8, 2015 BELLWOOD — Antis Township supervisors requested a letter be sent to a state representative seeking answers after a township resident attended their Thursday meeting to express concern about a drug... more »»

Spring Cove recycling event set

May 8, 2015 A multimaterial recycling collection will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Spring Cove Elementary School in Roaring Spring. more »»

Train pays tribute to responders

May 7, 2015 The connection wasn’t immediately obvious Wednesday between Norfolk Southern Railway and the first responders the company honored with a “Heritage” locomotive painted red and white, which was... more »»

Probe into fatal crash could take weeks

May 7, 2015 The investigation into a fatal motorcycle accident continues and could take weeks to complete, according to polic. more »»

Lawmakers offer pension solutions

May 7, 2015 Two local legislators are on the cusp of introducing what they say are solutions to aspects of the state’s pension crisis. Rep. more »»

Predator facing more charges

May 7, 2015 An East Freedom man serving a 10- to 20-year sentence for raping a teenage girl faces hearings on two new sets of charges — in this case, for allegedly raping and impregnating a young female relativ... more »»

Police: Standoff suspect depressed

May 7, 2015 A Huntingdon County man involved in an eight-hour standoff with state police Tuesday faces multiple felony and misdemeanor charges for allegedly threatening his girlfriend with a gun, then... more »»

Fire destroys vacant home in Snyder Twp.

May 7, 2015 TYRONE — A vacant Snyder Township home was destroyed after a late-morning fire Wednesday reduced the house to little more than charred planks. more »»

Mediator could settle suit alleging police brutality

May 7, 2015 Attorneys for a Hagerstown man who said he was roughed up by Logan Township Police more than two years ago, and the township might attempt to mediate a lawsuit that was filed in the U.S. more »»

C-K budget contains tax increase

May 7, 2015 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board approved a tentative 2015-16 budget Wednesday that would raise taxes 1.4 percent, board members said, while avoiding program cuts or job losses. more »»

C-K board addresses group fee concern

May 7, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Hoping to end a discrepancy that caused concerns at board meetings last month, the Claysburg-Kimmel School Board agreed Wednesday to more clearly delineate fees for groups using school... more »»

Man accused of threatening DA waives hearing

May 7, 2015 EVERETT — A Bedford County man accused of threatening to kill District Attorney Bill Higgins and blow up the county courthouse waived his preliminary hearing and was released from jail Wednesday,... more »»

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