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Turnpike Commission: 11 disciplined over porn

November 26, 2014 HARRISBURG — Penn­syl­vania Turnpike Com­mission officials said Tuesday the agency has disciplined 11 people for using its email system to forward and receive pornography. more »»

Area briefs package

November 26, 2014 TYRONE Man dies after motorcycle crash A Tyrone man died Monday after losing control of his motorcycle on Tyrone Pike in Centre County, police said. more »»

Bedford drug raid yields 22 suspects

November 25, 2014 BEDFORD — Police in Bedford County pursued 22 suspects and arrested at least 19 in a series of raids Monday, charging men and women accused of making or selling methamphetamine, prescription pills... more »»

Police: Four sold sex, drugs

November 25, 2014 Four people face heroin and prostitution charges after a weekend bust by Altoona police. Jamal W. Nelson, 34, and his girlfriend, Theresa N. more »»

Snow could hit area counties

November 25, 2014 The National Weather Service issued a winter storm watch for much of the region on Monday evening, beginning Tuesday night through late Wednesday. more »»

Judge approves 2.5-mill tax hike

November 25, 2014 Blair County Judge Hiram Carpenter on Monday granted the city’s petition to increase general property tax by 2.5 mills and to maintain elevated earned income taxes. more »»

Borough secures sidewalk funds

November 25, 2014 EBENSBURG — With a $500,000 grant from PennDOT, Ebensburg Borough officials said Monday they’ve secured roughly half the money needed for a 2015 sidewalk project. more »»

Man pleads guilty to drug charges

November 25, 2014 By Kay Stephens kstephens@altoonamirror. more »»

Valley View employees to protest premiums

November 25, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Valley View employees who used to work for Blair County are expected to stage a protest today about the contributions they are expected to make toward next year’s health insurance... more »»

Police on hunt for two men accused of robbery

November 25, 2014 EBENSBURG — Police are looking for two men who robbed a gas station early Monday morning near Ebensburg. more »»

Man accused of threatening family

November 25, 2014 CLEARFIELD — A Houtzdale man is behind bars on charges that he threatened to shoot family members and set them on fire, according to state police in Clearfield. Brian E. more »»

Planners: Document armory before demo

November 24, 2014 The Pennsylvania National Guard Armory at Frankstown Road and Fairway Drive may be listed on the National Register of Historic Places, but that designation should not keep the property from being... more »»

Area's farmers working to keep up with next generation of customers

November 24, 2014 Christmas tree sales have held steady for the last decad. more »»

Outgoing parole and probation director relishes role

November 24, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Tom Shea of Hollidaysburg is about to end a long career in law enforcement, but how he got into that line of work is a story he doesn’t often talk about. more »»

Parade sparks seasonal spirit

November 24, 2014 Churches, humanitarian organizations, marching bands and, of course, Santa Claus, decked the streets of historic Hollidaysburg with floats and performances for the 2014 Winterfest Parade, though... more »»

Dialysis center to open in Tyrone

November 24, 2014 TYRONE — A new kidney dialysis outpatient center is expected to open for business here Dec. 29. Tyrone Hospital and DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. more »»

Two killed in Centre County crash

November 24, 2014 A man and woman from Delmar, N.Y., died as a result of a three-vehicle crash at 4:22 p.m. Saturday in Marion Township, Centre Count. more »»

Man who led chase pleads guilty

November 24, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who crashed his car last year after leading police on a chase throughout the city entered additional guilty pleas on Monday to unrelated charges, increasing his jail... more »»

Auditor General: Residents in the dark on pension funds

November 24, 2014 Taxpayers are largely in the dark when it comes to Pennsylvania’s pension funds’ riskiest investment. more »»

Former pharmacy driver accused of stealing drugs

November 24, 2014 A former pharmacy delivery driver faces charges after police say he stole drugs. James L. Rice Sr., 57, of 1224 Walton Ave. more »»

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