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Altoona Area debates Adelphoi proposal

July 30, 2016 A decision whether to outsource alternative education services to a nonprofit or maintain the district’s own program at the William . more »»

Altoona residents see bear in city

July 30, 2016 Police officers drove slowly up a dead-end road, looking out for an unusual suspect reported lurking Friday in the area of South Fifth Street. more »»

Hoover’s work ethic, horses leave legacy

July 30, 2016 As a businessman in Northern Cambria, Harold “Hal” Hoover, 75, was known for his outgoing personality and willingness to talk with anyone. more »»

Addiction treatment center in Portage set to open

July 30, 2016 PORTAGE — After months of work, a drug and alcohol addiction treatment center at 123 Main St. is ready to open its doors Monday morning. more »»

Man pleads no contest in abuse case

July 30, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man will spend two to six years in jail, followed by four years’ probation, after pleading no contest on Friday to charges of indecent assault of a child, unlawful contact... more »»

Truck hits 530-pound bear

July 30, 2016 A bear weighing more than 500 pounds was killed after it was hit by a truck Friday afternoon near Route 36 and Avalon Road in Logan Township. more »»

Mount Aloysius gets $2.2M nursing grant

July 30, 2016 Mount Aloysius Nursing School was awarded a $2.2 million grant by U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration. more »»

Planning Commission

July 30, 2016 DelGrosso Foods expansion reviewed Blair County Planning Commission members Thursday gave a favorable review to an expansion project at DelGrosso Foods Inc. more »»

Goodwill store temporarily closing

July 30, 2016 The Altoona Goodwill store in the Park Hills Plaza is gearing up for its grand reopening celebration on Friday. more »»

Planning Commission OKs Cove treatment center plans

July 30, 2016 Cove Forge Drug and Alcohol Treatment Center’s plans to construct a 37,587-square-foot medical arts building and a 9,787-square-foot dining hall got a favorable nod from the Blair County Planning... more »»

Hyndman fire hall damaged

July 30, 2016 Hyndman fire hall “sustained moderate damage” July 11 when a Hyndman man crashed a vehicle into the building, police said. State police at Bedford said Levi . more »»

Clinton, Kaine to stop at industrial facility

July 30, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton is scheduled to tour a Johnstown industrial facility this afternoon alongside running mate Tim Kaine. more »»

State briefs

July 30, 2016 Police: Suspect drove car into man An Altoona man faces numerous charges after police said he drove a car into a 27-year-old man after an argument at a local night clu. more »»

AASD approves added expense

July 29, 2016 The Altoona Area School Board approved additional estimated costs for the modular classrooms project at Ebner Elementary School despite several board members voicing their disapproval. more »»

Clinton pledges a steady hand

July 29, 2016 PHILADELPHIA — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, steeled for a volatile world by decades in politics that have left some... more »»

Hillary Clinton holding event in Johnstown

July 29, 2016 Local Democrats are set to join Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton as she stops in Johnstown this weeken. more »»

Houtzdale inmate’s throat cut in razor attack

July 29, 2016 An inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Houtzdale used a razor blade to cut another inmate around his throat sometime Wednesday. Gary Teet, 49, used a 1. more »»

County accepts grant funds to monitor Zika

July 29, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County officials on Thursday accepted close to $9,000 in state grant funds for monitoring mosquitoes that carry the Zika virus. more »»

Driver, passenger hurt in crash

July 29, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — A driver was injured midday Thursday after her car spun out on a rain-slicked mountain road, Freedom Township police said. more »»

Treasurer, sheriff offices to accept cards

July 29, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County will accept credit and debit card payments for licenses through its treasurer’s and sheriff’s office. more »»

City man accused of stealing guns

July 29, 2016 An Altoona man faces multiple felony charges after police said he stole two handguns from a vehicle outside of a local night club in late May. Police said Mark A. Watson Jr., 22, of 2722 Oak Ave. more »»


LECTURE - "Fighting the Civil War . . " August 2, 2016

August 02 – Central PA Civil War Round Table: "Fighting the Civil War: Historical Treasures and Artifacts of the Conflict” Mr. Wayne Mott, CEO of the National Civil War Museum in Harrisburg, will talk about the artifacts and archival holdings within the museum collections. 7:00 p.m. more »

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Celebrating Hubie!

July 29, 2016 Among the highlights of this weekend’s slate of area live music happenings is a special day in remembrance of local entertainer and icon Dennie Huber. more »

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