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Woman dies, infant and man badly injured in Piney Creek Road crash

November 21, 2015 MARTINSBURG — A woman was killed, and a man and infant suffered severe injuries Friday afternoon when a car rolled on Piney Creek Roa. more »»

Lots drawn to decide ties in municipal elections

November 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Winners of 10 municipal offices were decided Friday when the Blair County Board of Elections drew lots to break tie votes. Election officials expect to release final results on Monday. more »»

Cresson woman, 34, pleads guilty in 2013 fatal crash

November 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Cresson woman who has been in the Blair County Prison for months awaiting trial as the result of a fatal traffic accident on Route 22, entered guilty pleas Friday to all charges... more »»

ADA must request mental health treatment for man who killed dog

November 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A judge has ordered Blair County Assistant District Attorney Deanne Paul to file a petition requesting mental health treatment at the Torrance State Hospital for a man who killed his... more »»

Police: Thefts from local vehicles on the rise, and it's ‘troublesome’

November 21, 2015 A rash of vehicle break-ins are keeping police busy in Altoona. more »»

Reading competition hosts 1,600 students

November 20, 2015 BELLWOOD — A scholastic event held Thursday night was the Super Bowl for students who are voracious readers, Intermediate Unit 8 special projects coordinator Matt Danel said. more »»

Bomb threat disturbs classes in Tyrone

November 20, 2015 A bomb threat hoax disrupted classes at the Tyrone Area School District Thursday. Tyrone Borough Police Chief John Romeo said a call came in about 11:30 a.m. more »»

Death penalty can be sought for Ross murder retrial

November 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has cleared the way to seek the death penalty against Paul Aaron Ross of the Hollidaysburg area, who is awaiting a new trial in the death of a... more »»

Dr. Gates works to reform health care

November 20, 2015 Dr. Zane Gates of Altoona has often said that the main problem with the health care system in the U.S. more »»

Cambria County tax revenue idea delayed further

November 20, 2015 SOUTH FORK — After discussion at its last three meetings, talk of selling delinquent tax revenue was notably absent from the Cambria County commissioners Thursday meeting. more »»

Four Philipsburg-area firefighters facing arson charges

November 20, 2015 Four Philipsburg-area firefighters are facing arson charges after being accused of setting fires at two separate times and locations in Clearfield County. Samuel W. Conner V, 19, of Howard; Hunter . more »»

Altoona Housing Authority gets $100K in lawsuit

November 20, 2015 The Altoona Housing Authority has settled its 2 1/2-year-old lawsuit against a Philadelphia-area insurance company for $100,000, according to Executive Director Cheryl Johns. more »»

Snyder Township OKs prelim budget

November 20, 2015 TYRONE — Snyder Township supervisors voted at a special meeting Thursday to tentatively approve a $900,000-plus 2016 general fund budget with no real estate tax increase. more »»

Lawmakers push to stall refugees

November 19, 2015 As state political figures clashed this week over Gov. Tom Wolf’s willingness to settle refugees from Syria’s civil war in Pennsylvania, members of Congress — including Rep. more »»

Pantries deal with holiday rush

November 19, 2015 It seems everything gets busier this time of year, with stores and restaurants bursting with shoppers. more »»

Man says sheriff’s dept. lost his rifle

November 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Hollidaysburg man and avid deer hunter said Wednesday he is upset because the Blair County Sheriff’s Department has lost a rifle that was given to him by his grandfather. more »»

Canadian Pacific defends bid for NS railroad

November 19, 2015 Canadian Pacific offered more details and defended its offer to join two of North America’s biggest railroads, but Norfolk Southern offered only a lukewarm response, and regulators have expressed... more »»

Firm to study overcrowded Altoona elementary schools

November 19, 2015 A feasibility study starting after Thanksgiving will advise the Altoona Area School Board on ways to address overcrowded elementary schools and more. more »»

Area briefs

November 19, 2015 Police looking for man who left center Crime Solvers of Blair County is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of a Butler County man who walked away from an Altoona treatment... more »»

Senate eyes bill for tax reforms

November 18, 2015 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Senate’s majority leader said Tuesday that he is planning a vote early next week on legislation to end the collection of school property taxes and replace it with... more »»

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