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Board grants Unter Uns’ food request

January 14, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday voted to allow the Unter Uns Musical & Entertainment Society of Pleasant Valley to continue its recently adopted practice of serving food to the publi. more »»

Police: Man put pills in ex’s mailbox

January 14, 2016 State police have charged a man who they say placed pills in an ex-girlfriend’s mailbox. Donald W. Montgomery III, 37, of 1122 S. Jaggard St. more »»

Campaign would register disabled residents

January 14, 2016 The Center for Independent Living is conducting a campaign to register Blair County’s approximately 22,000 disabled people with the county 911 Center, so first responders can be ready to help them i... more »»

Claysburg-Kimmel board to limit tax hike

January 14, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board voted Wednesday to keep any property tax increase this year within a state-mandated limit of 3.6 percent. more »»

City Council agrees to consider rezoning

January 14, 2016 City Council on Wednesday informally agreed to consider rezoning a lot on Pleasant Valley Boulevard near Bishop Guilfoyle from residential to highway business, to allow for creation of a used car lot. more »»

Inmate facing added charges after pills found

January 14, 2016 A Blair County Prison inmate faces drug charges after police say she was caught with pills inside the jai. more »»

Pipeline workers to limit road use in Blair Township

January 13, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — Contrac­tors working on the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Blair Township expect to use Hamer Drive on a limited basis, rather than as a regular route to get to a construction site inside... more »»

Tax-exempt properties in Blair County may lose their status

January 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The owners of 150 properties in Blair County may have to begin paying real estate taxes unless they can justify retaining their tax-exempt status. more »»

Bishop Guilfoyle selects new president to replace McDowell

January 13, 2016 Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School has a new president, the board of trustees announced Tuesday. Joseph Adams took on the president’s role on Monday. more »»

Judge upholds charges against PLCB worker

January 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Daniel J. more »»

Police: Penn State Altoona student arrested on first day back for semester

January 13, 2016 A Penn State Altoona student faces charges after police say he got drunk and caused a disturbance. more »»

Police: Man stole from grandmother

January 13, 2016 A Cambria County man faces 164 felony counts after state police say he stole from his grandmother. Kyle J. Fleck, 26, of St. more »»

Diocese announces school staff changes for Johnstown

January 13, 2016 The school board for the Altoona-Johnstown Catholic Diocese’ consolidated Johnstown school announced Monday its administrators for the scheduled opening in the 2016-17 academic year. more »»

Blair might borrow money with tax anticipation note

January 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County has started receiving state dollars delayed by the ongoing budget stalemate, but that may not be enough for the county to avoid borrowing through a tax anticipation not. more »»

Area briefs

January 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG Two teenagers charged after fire stunt Two teenagers face juvenile charges after state police say one of the boys was lit on fire. more »»

Parents pick new name for schools

January 12, 2016 The Holy Trinity Catholic School has been chosen as the name for the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese’s new school system in the Altoona area, which will include three campuses. more »»

Bird ban leaves exhibitors adjusting

January 12, 2016 HARRISBURG — Visitors to the Shaver’s Creek Environmental Center display at the Pennsylvania Farm Show won’t see the familiar golden eagle, great horned owl or red-tailed hawk. more »»

Shuster, Halvorson set up for rematch

January 12, 2016 U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, formally announced his re-election bid Monday, setting the stage for a competitive Republican primary over the next four months. more »»

Blair approves raise for non-union staff

January 12, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County’s non-union employees will receive a 2.3 percent pay increase this year, the county salary board decided Monday. more »»

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