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Man faces additional charges

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CLEARFIELD — A Clearfield County man already accused of creating child pornography using a 10-year-old girl is facing additional charges for indecent assault. In December, Anthony James Terrizzi, 56, of Frenchville, was charged with 50 felony counts each of photographing/filming/depicting ...

New phone system to save Central Cambria $17K

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EBENSBURG — Accord­ing to Su­per­in­ten­dent Jason Moore, Central Cambria School District will save about $17,000 annually after board members had unanimously agreed to switch telephone services Monday. The new system is a hosted voice over internet protocol service called Jive Voice, ...

Briefcase

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TYRONE Coffee shop now open The Brew Coffee and Tap is now open for business at 25 W. 10th St. Owned by Shannon Rice, the Brew Coffee and Tap features ELIXR Coffee Roasters out of Philadelphia. Also available is a light food menu consisting of a breakfast sandwich, bagels, ...

Blair considers adding 29 employees

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — In the next three years, Blair County’s department heads would like to add 24 full-time and five part-time positions to their staffs. They also would like to make capital improvements during that same time frame, costing about $7.4 million. That figure includes money for ...

City, vets agree on monument license

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City Council has approved a licensing agreement giving the Blair County War Veterans Council responsibility for maintaining a veterans monument in Garden Heights — while authorizing the group to make improvements to the monument and the small triangular median on which it stands. The ...

Duncansville preps for Community Days events

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DUNCANSVILLE — Marcie Erickson lived here until junior high school, then moved with her family to another part of Blair County, but after college, she moved back to the borough. “That says a lot,” Erickson stated Tuesday, sitting with her husband, Mike Harris, and Duncansville Mayor ...

Reserve funds approved

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On the recommendation of Interim City Manager Peter Marshall, City Council has established a vehicle replacement fund, in hopes of handling vehicle replacements at lower cost and with less disruption of the budget. It also set up a “contingency reserve” and a “grant reserve fund.” ...

Superior Court tosses sentence

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For the second time in the last two weeks, the Pennsylvania Superior Court has tossed out a sentence in an area criminal case because restitution was not ordered when the sentence was imposed. The latest instance occurred Friday when a three-judge panel upheld the conviction but vacated the ...

Woman pleads guilty to theft

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By Julie Rae Rickard For the Mirror CLEARFIELD — A Philips­burg woman pleaded guilty in Clearfield County Court on Monday to charges stemming from her attempt to steal a vehicle while it was parked at a convenience store. Prior to sentencing for 30-year-old Abby Ann Ripka, it was noted ...

Births

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June 30, 2019 Kerry Lorain Bonsell III, a son born to Caitlyn C. (Allen) and Kerry L. Bonsell Jr., Hollidaysburg, at Conemaugh Nason Medical Center, Roaring Spring, at 5:55 p.m. July 1, 2019 Kyler Marcel Thomas, a son born to Lisa M. (Hicks) Butler and Marcellus Thomas, Martinsburg, at ...

Magisterial district judges

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Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Benjamin F. Jones: Gordon S. Hampton II, 18, 1423 11th St., charged by Altoona Area School District police with two counts of possession of a prohibited weapon at Altoona Area High School, Dec. 13. Ashley N. Baumia, 18, 4013 Sixth Ave., Apt. ...

Teenager charged with theft of ATVs

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The theft of an ATV has landed a city teenager in jail on felony charges. Three stolen ATVs were found Saturday by Altoona police officers investigating the theft of a yellow 2007 Suzuki LTZ-90, including two reported stolen in Logan Town­ship, according to charges filed over the ...

Student housing loophole targeted

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City Council plans to close a “loophole” in its restrictions on student housing — one that allows for the purchase of a home in a student’s name and subsequent rentals to other students. Officials spoke of those plans after an Ivyside resident complained about a neighboring house that ...

Newry council shrinks board to 3 members

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HOLLIDAYSBURG — Keeping five members on Newry Borough Council has become difficult, so council secured approval Monday to reduce its governing body to three members. Because council has been operating with two vacant seats, the change is effectively immediately, solicitor Michael Emerick ...

Making a splash

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Emmeline Musselman, 11 months, (right) of New Paris giggles as her cousin, Calli Corle, 2 1/2, of Pavia splashes water on her while the girls play in a fountain on Monday at The Cow ice cream shop in Pleasantville as Emmeline’s mother, Jessica Musselman, looks on. Mirror photo by Holly Claycomb

Logan supervisors reject bid for park renovations

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The Logan Township supervisors recently rejected the single bid they received for improvements at Greenwood Park, as it was $208,000 higher than an estimate for the work. The supervisors plan to rebid the project in Jan­uary, so the work can be done in the spring. The $693,000 bid was from ...

Superior court rejects appeal in drug case

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A former Ebensburg wo­man with a history of drug and alcohol issues has lost her appeal to the Pennsyl­vania Superior Court and will be required to serve a six- to 12-month prison sentence imposed by a Cambria County judge. In an opinion issued late last week, the Superior Court dismissed ...

Bail lowered for Osceola Mills man

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CLEARFIELD — The bail for an Osceola Mills man who allegedly ran from police after they found him in possession of a variety of drugs was slightly lowered after a hearing Monday in Clearfield County Court. Chase Craig Conway, 28, is facing felony counts of possession with intent to ...