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Two accused of bomb threat in Cambria

April 23, 2014 EBENSBURG — Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a bomb threat that closed the Cambria County Courthouse for hours Tuesday. more »»

AG’s office cops to mistake

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An agreement approved by a judge late Monday has eliminated a hurdle faced by Dr. more »»

Robbery spree ends in jail time

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An East Freedom man this week told Blair County President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Mad deer zone expands

April 23, 2014 The discovery of chronic wasting disease in two more Bedford County deer has spurred the Pennsylvania Game Commission to expand a restricted hunting area to the Maryland border, officials announced... more »»

Police accuse man of abusing Dalmatian puppy

April 23, 2014 TUNNELHILL — A Gallitzin man is charged with cruelty to animals for allegedly abusing his Dalmatian puppy. more »»

Police: Man scammed elderly

April 23, 2014 An Altoona man convicted last year of scamming people is back in jail and facing new charges. Shawn P. Price, 25, of 110 16th St. more »»

Transportation program’s growth to be ‘sustained’

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Local PennDOT representatives met with area municipal leaders, police officers and planning agencies to highlight the perks of the recently passed Act 89 transportation funding law... more »»

Burglar sentenced

April 23, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A husband and wife who were victims of a home invasion last October told a Blair County judge the traumatic effect it has had on their lives. more »»

Man gets up to 30 years in prison

April 22, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG —- Blair County District Attorney Richard A. more »»

Airlines making offers to Blair, Cambria airports

April 22, 2014 MARTINSBURG — Four airlines will compete to offer subsidized flights to and from the Altoona-Blair County and the John P. Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County airport. more »»

Coroner: No trauma to woman’s body

April 22, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Despite a coroner’s report that showed no evidence of foul play in the death of a Northern Cambria woman, officials said investigators will continue to treat the case as a homicide. more »»

Responders: Bedford forest fire can last for days

April 22, 2014 CENTERVILLE — A fire blazing through a mountain forest south of Bedford will likely go on for days, burning through hundreds of acres and stopping only with extended rainfall, responders said Monda. more »»

AASD board accepts bid for former school

April 22, 2014 Children will be dancing in the former Curtin Elementary School building on Chestnut Avenue. more »»

Fencing project for fields approved

April 22, 2014 ROARING SPRING — A week after they turned against a $26,000 fencing project some board members considered too extensive, the Spring Cove school board decided Monday to approve a smaller project at... more »»

Police looking for driver in crash

April 22, 2014 HOUTZDALE — Police are looking for a driver who allegedly crashed his or her car into two other vehicles early Sunday morning along Clara Street in Clearfield County and fled. more »»

Board delays hiring for program

April 22, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove school board, preparing to establish an independent program for special-needs students over several districts, delayed a vote Monday to hire their first three staff... more »»

Spring Cove to pay for digging accident

April 22, 2014 ROARING SPRING — The aftermath of a line-digging accident unrelated to the Spring Cove School District could nevertheless cost the district $8,500 this year, school board members said Monday. more »»

Meters reveal water seeping from SCI Cresson

April 22, 2014 CRESSON — Meters installed at the shuttered State Correctional Institute at Cresson show that groundwater from the prison’s grounds has been seeping into Cresson Borough sewer lines for months. more »»

Guilfoyle to start virtual school days

April 21, 2014 Technology will make snow days obsolete at a Blair County high school. Starting next school year, Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School is going to have “virtual education days” instead of snow day. more »»

Coroner: 'No signs of trauma' in Cambria woman's death

April 21, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA -- The Cambria County coroner said there were "no signs of trauma" in the death of 30-year-old Amanda Sherry-Griffon, whose body was found Saturday in a wooded area of Susquehanna... more »»

Dry conditions keep fire companies on their toes until woods 'green up'

April 21, 2014 Several wildfires in Blair County over the past several weeks have had one thing in common. They’ve been started by people, even if unintentionally. more »»


Shotgun Shoots April 23, 2014

The Altoona Volunteer Sportsmen's Club will hold Shotgun Shoots each Wed. at 7 pm. $10 for 6 Rounds. Located 1.5 miles from the Allegro on Veterans Memorial Hwy towards the Horseshoe Curve, Altoona. All ages welcome! For more info: avsa_membership@hotmail. more »

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April 21, 2014 Episode title: “A Day’s Work” Significance: The episode takes place entirely on two consecutive days, one showing Don's "work day" without the agency and the other showing an agency work day... more »

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