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Shawnee State Park to get water hookups

October 30, 2014 State authorities are set to pump $125,000 into sewage and water hookups that would modernize camping at Shawnee State Park, officials announced Wednesday. more »»

Wolf says he wants to undo cuts to poverty programs

October 30, 2014 HARRISBURG — If elected, Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Wolf would try to restore cuts or restrictions imposed by Republican Gov. more »»

Lower Trail receives $585,000 grant

October 29, 2014 Walkers and bicyclists have longed for a safe trail connection spanning the approximate half mile between the Lower Trail and Canoe Creek State Park. more »»

80th House District candidates address pensions, gas drilling

October 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The candidates vying to replace state Rep. more »»

PSU trustees vote down report review

October 29, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — Penn State’s trustees on Tuesday voted against taking a fresh look at the 2012 university-commissioned report into how the Jerry Sandusky molestation scandal was handled,... more »»

Commissioners OK $4 million in contracts

October 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County commissioners on Tuesday approved seven contracts that could provide almost $4 million to area agencies that deal with human service issues. more »»

Firefighters combat 3 brush fires in same day

October 29, 2014 Local fire companies responded to three brush fires across the region on Tuesday afternoon, one each in the areas of Tyrone, Altoona and Martinsburg. more »»

Six suspects implicated in Huntingdon drug bust

October 29, 2014 Heroin was a lucrative business for Luis Bernal, according to the findings of a statewide investigative grand jury that heard testimony the Brooklyn, N.. more »»

Experts inform public about county’s reassessment process

October 29, 2014 TYRONE — The Blair County Commissioners, reassessment experts and other county officials hosted an information session about the county’s reassessment process at the Tyrone Area Middle School on... more »»

Cambria Twp. approves tentative budget

October 29, 2014 EBENSBURG — Keeping in line with the last two decades, Cambria Township supervisors approved a tentative 2015 budget that will hold the line on taxes for the 21st year in a row. more »»

Event to focus on main street manager concept

October 29, 2014 Goodies will be available Saturday at Heritage Plaza during the city’s first “Halloween Harvest Fest” — an event designed for less fortunate children. more »»

Ebensburg OKs tentative budget

October 29, 2014 EBENSBURG — Ebensburg Borough’s tentative $5 million operating budget was passed unanimously Monday night without a tax increase. more »»

Trick-or-treat times scheduled for area

October 29, 2014 Trick or treat for all Blair County municipalities except Williamsburg will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday. Williamsburg Borough trick or treat is set for 6 to 8 p.m. Friday. more »»


October 29, 2014 Two injured after vehicle accident A crash on Logan Boulevard near Burgoon Road has ended with two people in the hospital Tuesday. more »»

Jury selection scheduled for suspect in drug case

October 29, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Stephen M. more »»

Police: Gunshot wound accidental

October 28, 2014 TYRONE — Pennsylvania State Police at Hollidaysburg are ruling a gunshot wound to a 12-year old as accidental and the result of the girl mishandling a .22-caliber rifle within her home. more »»

Justice in porn scandal retires

October 28, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice caught up in a government pornographic email scandal stepped down Monday after nearly seven years on the state’s highest court, and a judicial ethic... more »»

Technologies help clean up coal piles

October 28, 2014 PITTSBURGH — Coal-waste dumps are a serious, well-known problem for communities intimate with King Coal, yet the money to address these problems is often lacking. more »»

Stray animals find shelter with police

October 28, 2014 A Hollidaysburg Borough police officer receives a call about a lost dog, an older black and gray mutt found wandering outside the post office, drinking from puddles. more »»

Pastor who performed gay marriage keeps ordination

October 28, 2014 NASHVILLE, Tenn. — A Methodist pastor who was disciplined after he officiated at the wedding of his gay son will be allowed to remain an ordained minister. more »»

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