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Court dismisses liquor license appeal

July 21, 2016 The state Supreme Court on Monday dismissed an appeal brought by beer distributors seeking to overturn the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board’s approval of liquor licenses for Sheetz. more »»

Driver in fatal crash remains unnamed

July 21, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria Township officials said they plan to release the name of the driver involved in a fatal crash last month once a state police investigation is complete. Donna J. more »»

Authority delays pledge to PNG Field

July 21, 2016 The Blair County Convention Center and Sports Facilities Authority agreed Wednesday to hold off on issuing a financial pledge letter for support of Peoples Natural Gas Field improvements until... more »»

Police: Portage man broke girlfriend’s jaw

July 21, 2016 PORTAGE — A Portage man is in jail after police said he broke his girlfriend’s jaw over the weekend. more »»

Reassessment might not affect Altoona Housing Authority PILOT payment

July 21, 2016 A recent Altoona Housing Authority discussion on how reassessment could affect its payment in lieu of taxes may turn out to be moot. more »»

Amtran: Buses improving their on-time performance

July 21, 2016 With the help of Smart Bus technology, Amtran has improved on-time performance, according to statistics distributed at a meeting Wednesda. more »»

Dealer facing more charges wants trial

July 21, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Philadelphia native facing 33 to 66 years in prison on drug-dealing convictions told a Blair County judge Thursday that he doesn’t want to enter a plea to additional charges, even... more »»

Police: Man assaulted woman

July 21, 2016 Suspect accused of dragging victim down steps From Mirror staff reports A Bellwood man faces charges after police say he assaulted a woman in Tyrone. Troy L. more »»

Logan Township police warn of computer scam

July 21, 2016 Logan Township police are warning the public of a computer scam hitting the area. more »»

Commissioners split on $900,000 project

July 20, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The idea of spending almost $900,000 to repair and restore the largest courtroom in the Blair County Courthouse drew a mixed response Tuesday from commissioners who took no action. more »»

Pa. to open 20 treatment centers

July 20, 2016 HARRISBURG — With the ink barely dry on the final components of the 2016-17 state budget, Gov. Tom Wolf last week announced the state’s $20. more »»

City zoning board OKs Diocesan office move

July 20, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board has granted permission for the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown to move its headquarters from Logan Boulevard near Garvey Manor to the former Our Lady of Lourdes elementary... more »»

Tyrone Area School District OKs teacher contract

July 20, 2016 TYRONE — A three-year contract approved Monday includes annual raises for Tyrone Area School District teachers, with a deduction in the district’s contribution to employees’ health savings accounts. more »»

Zoning board permits non-student apartment

July 20, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board last week approved a request to turn a former pizza shop in Fairview into an apartment. more »»

City board OKs student home

July 20, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board has granted permission for a Lansdale man to create a student home on the 200 block of Howard Avenue. more »»

Teen given chance to clear record

July 20, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A former Penn State Altoona student facing felony charges for selling marijuana and hallucinogenic mushrooms will participate in a supervised program giving him a chance to clear his... more »»

Police charge Bellwood man with corruption of minors

July 20, 2016 A Bellwood man faces felony charges after police allegedly found him in a vacant house with a minor. Joshua R. Shope, 21, of 234 Clark St. more »»

Patton Borough reschedules 3 meetings

July 20, 2016 PATTON — Borough officials on Tuesday rescheduled a planned hearing, special meeting and regular Borough Council meetin. more »»

Sewer line work causes natural gas pipe leak

July 20, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Work on a sewer line caused a natural gas leak in Blair Township on Tuesday, according to police. more »»

Civil War historian to speak at museum

July 20, 2016 Local Civil War historian, Nick Gruse, will talk about the items on display at the Portage Station Museum’s exhibit and answer questions from noon to 4 p.m. Saturday. more »»

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