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Service members, vets receive praise at parade

May 26, 2015 Monday morning’s Memorial Day parade along 17th Street in Altoona was full of noise and celebration to honor those who died serving in America’s Armed Forces. more »»

Police keeping eyes on drivers

May 26, 2015 Officers may be quick to surmise intoxicated driving is at fault when they see a car swerving into oncoming traffic, almost colliding with other vehicles and obstacles along the roadwa. more »»

GACTC program expands opportunities in dentistry

May 26, 2015 It’s likely that most dental patients have run into dental assistants and hygienists during their regular checkups, but they may be less familiar with expanded function dental assistants. more »»

New GOP group to form

May 26, 2015 A new Central Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women group will be formed at a public meet-and-greet event open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Cross-country cyclist stops in Altoona

May 26, 2015 Paul Fallon of Cambridge, Mas. more »»

Duncansville man arrested after police chase

May 26, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Borough police arrested Garrett Scott Rabold, 25, of Duncansville on Friday after a vehicle pursuit, Police Chief James E. Ott said. more »»

Magisterial district judges

May 26, 2015 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Todd F. Kelly: - Thomas A. Koehle, 2775 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., was charged by Blair County Tax Collection Bureau with writing a bad check April 11. more »»

One dead, two injured in crash

May 26, 2015 CENTRE HALL — Police said one man is dead and two other people are injured after a high-speed crash Sunday night along Short Road in Potter Township. more »»

Medic readjusting after experiences

May 25, 2015 Growing up on a farm in the cultural backwater of Friends Cove in Bedford County, Sarah Baker was conscious that her view of the world was restricted. more »»

Grant could add drug program

May 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Drug and Alcohol Program will apply for a state grant that would allow the county prison to begin a Vivitrol program as treatment for addiction to opioids like... more »»

Town reeling after deaths

May 25, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — With funeral services set for two young Williamsburg residents and two more receiving intensive hospital care, the grieving process for their small town has only just begun, community... more »»

Penn Cambria student restores cemetery

May 25, 2015 LORETTO — It was back in August of 2013 that dedicated relatives and residents in the Loretto- Chest Springs area started to restore “The Forgotten Graves of the Alleghenies” that was established in... more »»

Police: Burglar returned stolen truck

May 25, 2015 BELLWOOD — An unidentified burglar entered a PennDOT yard in Antis Township late Saturday night, damaged property and drove a PennDOT truck 37 miles before returning the vehicle to its original... more »»

Shoplifting challenges retailers

May 24, 2015 As long as stores offer products for people to browse and buy, there will likely always be someone looking to find that “five-finger discount. more »»

Accident scene ‘a real mess’

May 24, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Two people were killed and two more left with severe injuries early Saturday after a violent high-speed crash in Catharine Township. more »»

Authority pursuing on-site lodging

May 24, 2015 The Blair County Convention Center and Sports Facilities Authority has authorized the placement of a legal advertisement, stating its interest in working with a party interested in building an... more »»

Attorney General’s office requests records from Lilly

May 24, 2015 Lilly War Memorial Association officials said their growing membership should be seen as a community success story. more »»

Spring Cove board prepares $4.7M bond for work at two schools

May 24, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Spring Cove School District administrators are finalizing the terms of a $4.7 million general obligation bond that’s set to pay for extensive buildings renovations this summe. more »»

Tyrone parents upset about nurse certification issues

May 24, 2015 TYRONE — When your daughter comes home at 10 p.m, tired after a day of high school and part-time job, it can be difficult to get important information from her about school. more »»

Williamsburg grocery store moving to Martinsburg

May 24, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG —Williamsburgás loss is Martinsburgás gain. Tim Cleveland and Gerald Slick, partners of C&S Family Markets, are in the process of selling the Williamsburg market to Dollar General Corp. more »»

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