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Blair settles on bed tax allocation

August 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners settled Tuesday on a division of bed tax revenue that assigns specific percentages to Explore Altoona, the Blair County Convention Center, Peoples Natural... more »»

Building for the future?

August 24, 2016 The Altoona Area School Board is expecting to know by October how much money the state Department of Education will reimburse the district for its planned high school construction project, KCBA... more »»

No bids received for SCI Cresson

August 24, 2016 The state government received no bids for a 328-acre property at the site of the former Cresson state prison, an official announced Tuesday. more »»

Water leak floods Tyrone street

August 24, 2016 TYRONE — A few dozen people were without water Tuesday morning and afternoon after a 12-inch pipe along West 15th Street broke, expelling hundreds of thousands of gallons of water, which saturated... more »»

Logan to extend sewer line

August 24, 2016 If any family has cause to object to Logan Township’s proposal to extend a sewer line along Knob Lane in Eldorado, it’s the Kantoskis. more »»

House parent sees bail reduced

August 24, 2016 EBENSBURG — A suspended Bishop Carroll employee accused of sexually assaulting international students waived his preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon. more »»

City man behind bars

August 24, 2016 An Altoona man is behind bars after he was found in a stolen car with stolen guns. Tavin McCullough, 19, of 211 Seventh Ave. more »»

Gallitzin man charged after smoking in ER

August 24, 2016 A Gallitzin man faces charges after he allegedly lit a cigarette while in the UPMC Altoona emergency room. Richard A. Louttit, 54, of 103 Chestnut S. more »»

PSU student faces drinking, drug charges

August 24, 2016 A Penn State Altoona student faces charges after police say his bong left a trail of water after he stuffed it in his backpack along with his stash of beer and marijuana. Ivan D. more »»

Drowning victim is ID’d

August 24, 2016 The 17-year-old who died after a Saturday incident at Raystown Lake has been publicly identified. more »»

Southern Alleghenies adopts bike plan

August 24, 2016 The Southern Alle­ghenies Rural Planning Organization recently adopted both its regional bicycle and pedestrian plan and its coordinated transit-human services plan. more »»

SAPDC to host 51 countries at event

August 24, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Penn­sylvania Office of Inter­national Business Develop­ment and the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission are preparing for “Bringing the World to PA” Sept. more »»

Driver identified in Cambria fatal crash

August 23, 2016 More than two months after a traffic accident killed a mother and her daughter in Cambria Township, police have revealed the name of the driver. Marc . more »»

Federal lawsuit settled

August 23, 2016 A federal lawsuit filed in 2011 against two Cambria County boroughs and two police officers seems to have reached a final resolution after settlements were reached. more »»

Part of city building collapses

August 23, 2016 The top of the building at 1747 Margaret Ave. collapsed Monday, forcing city officials to close the road where it intersects with 19th Street. more »»

Ebensburg expects more water violations

August 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Ebens­burg officials confirmed Monday the borough had violated drinking water standards for the third quarter and that more violations could be expected through next spring. more »»

Event rescheduled

August 23, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — A Community Day Celebration has been scheduled for Sept. 3, with activities, food sales and a fireworks show. more »»

Cambria looking at storage for records

August 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County officials apparently have already looked at properties where they can transfer county records currently housed at the Old Cambria County Jail. more »»

Coroner waiting for autopsy report in apparent drowning

August 23, 2016 An autopsy has yet to reveal what caused a 17-year-old’s weekend death in Raystown Lake, Blair County Coroner Patty Ross said Monda. more »»


August 23, 2016 Coroner identifies two killed in crash BEDFORD — The Bedford County Coroner’s office has identified two people killed Sunday afternoon in a crash near Bedford. more »»

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