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Amtran to buy two used buses

November 21, 2014 Amtran this week approved the purchase of two older buses for its school “tripper” fleet. The 2002-03 Gilligs will replace a pair of 1993 Orion buses, according to General Manager Eric Wolf. more »»

Cambria approves 2015 budget

November 21, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Cambria County commissioners approved their fourth budget in a row without a tax increase at a Thursday evening meeting at Conemaugh Valley Elementary School. more »»

Lake-effect warning issued

November 21, 2014 ERIE (AP) — The National Weather Service has issued a lake-effect snow warning through 3 p.m. Friday for Pennsylvania’s two most northwestern counties. more »»

Elderly woman killed in shooting

November 20, 2014 An Altoona woman faces charges over the shooting death of her mother on Fifth Avenue, according to police. Altoona police said Tracy Stephenson, 36, of 3706 Fifth Av. more »»

AG office: No child porn in employees' emails

November 20, 2014 HARRISBURG — A pornographic email scandal involving state employees did not include any child pornography, the state attorney general’s office said Wednesday, just a day after the attorney general... more »»

Hayes Large Architects files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

November 20, 2014 A longtime Altoona-based architectural firm is down but not ou. more »»

Health worker accused of stealing from client

November 20, 2014 A former in-home health care worker is accused of stealing thousands of dollars from a Tyrone man. Julia M. Updike, 36, of 1464 Logan Ave. more »»

Attorneys discuss evidence to be used in murder trial

November 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hugo Baez, the suspect in a 2013 killing at Choices Night Club in Altoona, was in court again Wednesday as his attorneys and the prosecution discussed what evidence should or should... more »»

Man waives hearing in shooting case

November 20, 2014 A 78-year-old Bedford County man waived his preliminary hearing Wednesday for allegedly shooting at a logging vehicle near his Colerain Township home. State police said Robert A. more »»

Man’s sentence of 10 to 25 years for child abuse stands

November 20, 2014 By Phil Ray HOLLIDAYSBURG — A U.S. more »»

Woman to be offered plea in fatal crash case

November 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Cresson woman facing vehicular homicide charges as the result of a traffic death on Route 22 last year will be presented a plea offer from the prosecution by the beginning of... more »»

Central Cambria receives funding for school officer

November 20, 2014 Central Cambria’s state grant funding will keep a police officer in its schools through 2016 with more opportunities to extend the program, officials said this week. more »»

Hollidaysburg Area delays suit for defective HVAC units

November 20, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area School District’s lawsuit to replace defective pool-area heating and cooling units that would cost about $500,000 has been delayed in county court because one of... more »»

Raystown receives recognition

November 20, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Raystown Lake has been named the 2014 Natural Resources Management project of the year by the Army Corps of Engineers, officials announced Wednesday. more »»

Blair commissioners comfortable with budget

November 19, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — While budget projections offered last January showed the need for a real estate tax increase in 2015, Blair County commissioners said Tuesday that they’re comfortable with the latest... more »»

Baez jury tabbed

November 19, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A jury was selected Tuesday to try Hugo Baez of New York for the shooting death of 24-year-old Willie Solomon at Choices Night Club in Altoona just over a year ago. more »»

Police: Troubled marriage sparked city shooting

November 19, 2014 A marriage on the rocks and a fight over a wedding ring and a gun sparked a shooting that sent an Altoona man to the hospital, police said. Gary Reed Jr., 37, was shot by his wife, Jessica L. more »»

Home for Heights football still in limbo

November 19, 2014 PATTON — After years of talk, Cambria Heights officials swear they’re serious about moving varsity football operations to school grounds. more »»

Furnace issue steams residents

November 19, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — When Chimney Rocks Road residents Jennifer and Michael Mallery open their doors, smoke from a next-door neighbor’s outdoor wood-burning boiler enters their home. more »»

Eichelberger, others plan to propose pension system

November 19, 2014 As the state’s Republican-dominated Legislature steels itself for confrontation over pensions with Democratic governor-elect Tom Wolf, state Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr. more »»

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