Amtran management reassures board

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Amtran’s managers presented their board outlined guidelines to avoid the types of bribery and fraud allegations facing the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority. Between 2013 to 2019, seven SEPTA Bridges and Buildings Department managers received cash payments and gifts of ...

Police: Intruder shot Clearfield man

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CLEARFIELD — State police are looking for two males, one of whom allegedly shot a man in the leg at a residence on Allport Cutoff Road in Bradford Township, Clearfield County. Troopers were notified shortly after noon Wednesday that a man had been shot. Upon arriving, state police found a ...

Business Briefs

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DUNCANSVILLE Group to hold car wash to benefit THON this weekend Altoona Benefiting THON will hold a car wash from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday at Professionals Auto Body in Duncansville. Altoona Benefiting THON is a student-run organization at Penn State Altoona. Its mission is to raise ...

Trying to fill positions

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Blair County Chief Clerk/County Administrator Nicole Hemminger (left) hands a card to Ken Boston of Altoona for his job-seeking granddaughter during the Greater Altoona Community Job Fair at the Blair County Convention Center on Tuesday afternoon. Mirror photo by Patrick Waksmunski

Inmate guilty of prison assault

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County prisoner involved in a 2019 fight that left a fellow inmate unconscious and hospitalized for three days was convicted Tuesday of aggravated assault, criminal conspiracy to engage in aggravated assault and related charges. Kyle Brody Kagarise, 35, an Altoona ...

AASD board to review health and safety plan tonight

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Masks may be making a comeback in the Altoona Area School District as the board is set to convene a special meeting tonight to discuss the issue. Currently, the district’s plan states that masks are optional for everyone except unvaccinated employees. Since the plan was adopted, though, ...