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Two accused of lying to get housing subsidies

October 3, 2014 From Mirror staff reports Two people face felony charges after police say they lied to get federal housing subsidies. Andre K. Roberts, 47, of 2902 Sixth Ave. more »»

Antis board tells residents to expect reassessment

October 3, 2014 BELLWOOD — The Antis Township Board of Supervisors wants residents to be aware that representatives from Blair County will be coming to the township to assess property value. more »»

Maryland man killed in crash

October 3, 2014 State police in Bedford said a Maryland man died in a one-vehicle accident about 3:05 p.m. Friday on Interstate 99. Police said Gregory D. Arnold, 58, of Frostburg, Md. more »»

Anti-violence activist, author to give lecture at PSU Altoona

October 3, 2014 From Mirror staff reports One of America’s leading anti-violence activists will be speaking at Penn State Altoona next week. more »»

Magisterial district judge

October 3, 2014 Filed before Northern Blair Magisterial District Judge Fred B. Miller: Charges held for court June 12 – July 8: - Timothy E. McElwain II, 20, 616 Washington Ave. more »»

Pirates blanked in wild-card game

October 2, 2014 PITTSBURGH — The game and the Pirates’ season were over, and everyone at PNC Park pretty much knew it, as soon as the ball rocketed off Brandon Crawford’s bat. more »»

Pocono region remains on edge with manhunt

October 2, 2014 BLOOMING GROVE — Crystal McAuliffe’s property abuts the dense forest that’s proven to be a hideout for accused cop-killer Eric Matthew Frein. more »»

Police catch missing inmate

October 2, 2014 BEDFORD — Police recaptured an escaped Bedford County jail inmate Wednesday morning in a Wal-Mart parking lot, nearly a day after he allegedly climbed a basketball hoop to escape the facility’s... more »»

Portage Area school receives national honor

October 2, 2014 Portage Area Junior-Senior High School has been honored by the United States Department of Education as a National Blue Ribbon School. more »»

Hearings delayed for suspects in Bedford County murder case

October 2, 2014 EVERETT — Court hearings for a Bedford County murder suspect and two people who allegedly helped destroy evidence were delayed Wednesday and rescheduled for next week after the county’s chief... more »»

Commissioners borrow $10.5M for expenses

October 2, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Commissioners on Tuesday approved borrowing $10.5 million through bonds to fund general reassessment, repairs to the courthouse and a host of smaller projects. more »»


October 2, 2014 Trick or treat times scheduled All Blair County municipalities, except Williams-burg, will observe trick or treat from 6 to 8 p.m. Oct. 30, Duncansville Police Chief James E. Ott announced. The Oct. more »»

Compost pad work grant awarded

October 2, 2014 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee has awarded a $132,000 contract to low bidder Mid-State Construction of Pinecroft to expand the committee’s asphalt compost pad near Buckhorn. more »»

Inmate escapes playing basketball

October 1, 2014 A Bedford County jail inmate escaped Tuesday morning, prompting a police search and warnings from county school districts. more »»

Two men accused of trying to hit bank

October 1, 2014 LORETTO — Police are on the hunt for two men who allegedly tried to rob an S&T Bank on St. Mary Street Tuesday afternoon. more »»

Homicide trials could tax Bedford

October 1, 2014 BEDFORD — With four defendants charged so far and hearings scheduled this morning, a Bedford County homicide case could impose a tremendous, long-term financial burden on the county public defender’... more »»

Peoples Natural Gas lowers rate

October 1, 2014 Beginning today, customers of Peoples Natural Gas will pay less for its gas. The quarterly adjusted cost recovery rate, which makes up about 50 percent of a customerás bill has dropped from $. more »»

Commissioners approve Courtroom No. 2 study

October 1, 2014 The Blair County Commissioners on Tuesday gave the go-ahead for a consultant to study the feasibility of moving Judge Wade Kagarise’s chambers out of Courtroom No. . more »»

Man accused of assaulting stepson with hammer

October 1, 2014 A Juniata man is behind bars on charges he attacked a family member with a hammer. Harry L. Johnston Jr., 42, of 1407 N. Fifth Av. more »»

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