In the news on this date: October 25

50 years ago 1971 Thirty police cars from local, state and out of town police departments formed a procession to Blair Memorial Park, Bellwood, for the interment ...

Time to rein in culture of Harrisburg

The culture of Harrisburg would be best described as “clubby.” After legislative sessions at the State Capitol on Third Street, lawmakers and their staffs ...

PSERS need to accept transparency

Seniors should be prioritized


Blair County Chess Master LLC to Thomas M. Settle, 433 Third Ave., Altoona, $68,000. Tyler S. and Emily Ginter to Aaron D. Keller, 2112 Second Ave., Altoona, ...


Marriage licenses

Von Victor Bookhammer

Von Victor Bookhammer, 46, of Williamsburg, passed away unexpectedly Friday at his home. He was born in Altoona, son of Terry R. Bookhammer and Martha A. (McGregor) ...

Joseph E. Bott

John B. Carnicella Sr.

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