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Man facing trial for driving at game officer while fleeing

January 23, 2015 A Newry man will face trial over charges he drove at a Game Commission officer while fleeing an underage drinking party, leading to the officer firing several shots from his gun. more »»

Former supervisor seeks return to office

January 23, 2015 A former Logan Township supervisor wants to serve another term in office. more »»

Cambria takes aim at range

January 23, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — Local law enforcement officers sometimes have a hard time finding a gun range where they can complete regular firearms training. more »»

Glendale won’t exceed state limit

January 23, 2015 FLINTON — Glendale School Board voted Tuesday to not raise taxes above the state-set maximum of 2.9 percent for the 2015-16 school year. more »»

Two accused of trespassing on Wopsy mountain

January 23, 2015 Two people face charges after police say they were caught trespassing at a Wopsononock Mountain communication tower. Duane Allen Ferrell, 25, of 1314 28th Ave. more »»

Bellwood-Antis sets book sale

January 23, 2015 BELLWOOD — The Bellwood-Antis Public Library will begin its winter used book sale on Saturday. Sale hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will continue from 1 to 8 p.m. Monday through Thursday. more »»

Child molester to serve time

January 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Portage man who entered guilty pleas to molesting a young girl when she was in elementary school has been sentenced to a state prison term of seven to 20 years. more »»

Police looking for help solving alleged theft

January 23, 2015 A theft/burglary at Donut Connection, 1411 Blair St., Hollidaysburg, is Crime Solvers of Blair County’s crime of the week. more »»

Police looking for help solving alleged theft

January 23, 2015 A theft/burglary at Donut Connection, 1411 Blair St., Hollidaysburg, is Crime Solvers of Blair County’s crime of the week. more »»

Mount Union blaze kills one

January 23, 2015 Huntingdon County Coroner Paul J. Sharum said a 44-year-old male was killed early Thursday morning during a house fire at 108 W. Vandevender St., Mount Union. more »»

Magisterial district judge

January 23, 2015 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Todd F. Kelly: - William R. Freet, 45, 824 26th St. more »»

Court halts action against AG Kane

January 23, 2015 HARRISBURG — A county prosecutor is at least temporarily blocked from taking any action on a grand jury recommendation that Attorney General Kathleen Kane be charged criminally in an investigation o... more »»


January 23, 2015 The following defendants pleaded guilty to charges shown and were sentenced as follows: - Jacqueline Nebelski-Coke, 30, 120 N. Eighth Ave., Altoona, charged by Blair County District Attorney No. more »»

Suit over terror listing settled

January 23, 2015 WILKES-BARRE (AP) — A gas drilling watchdog group has settled its lawsuit against the state of Pennsylvania over the group’s inclusion in a series of state-contracted homeland security intelligence... more »»

Teen’s death recalled as ‘a sad story’

January 22, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Many tears are being shed this week for a Hollidaysburg teenager, Nicholas Grant, who was beaten to death Jan. more »»

Car plunges into Juniata River

January 22, 2015 FRANKSTOWN — Emergency workers rescued a driver Wednesday afternoon after his car flipped off a snowy road and into the Frankstown Branch of the Juniata River. more »»

Proposed rule would put limit on hiking on state game lands

January 22, 2015 While recent temperatures and snowfall may be more conducive to skiing or snowshoeing, state Game Commission officials are slated to discuss a proposed regulation on Tuesday that could make those wh... more »»

Perjury charge recommended for Attorney General Kane

January 22, 2015 HARRISBURG — Court documents released Wednesday show a grand jury concluded there are reasonable grounds to charge the state’s top prosecutor with perjury, false swearing, official oppression and... more »»

Centre wants special prosecutor for DA case

January 22, 2015 PITTSBURGH — A special prosecutor should investigate allegations that a Pennsylvania district attorney forged a judge’s order to reduce the bail of a man awaiting trial on drug charges, county... more »»

Convention center’s balance four times expected amount

January 22, 2015 The Blair County Convention Center ended 2014 with a $484,171 net operating balance, almost four times more than the amount predicted. “We had a good year,” convention center CEO Barry Kumpf said. more »»

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