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Ebensburg looking to develop school site

July 31, 2015 Developers are set to close on a deal that would establish a medical, office and retail business complex at the former Ebensburg Middle School site, the project’s planners said Thursday. more »»

Plant might get new owners

July 31, 2015 A local plant making solder products might soon be under new ownership. Alpha at 4100 Sixth Ave. more »»

Pregnant women allegedly assaulted in two incidents

July 31, 2015 Two pregnant women were assaulted in separate incidents early Thursday, and alcohol played a role in both. Altoona police arrested Richard D. Gilbert III, 23, of 2106 Eighth Ave. more »»

Alleged mink farm vandals face charges

July 31, 2015 Two animal rights activists arrested for a 2013 cross-country spree targeting the fur industry were also responsible for the destruction at a Cambria Township farm, officials said. more »»

Refunds available for Little Big Town concert tickets

July 31, 2015 Little Big Town fans who bought tickets to the now-canceled appearance at the Clearfield County Fair on Aug. 7 will be able to get a refund, fair officials have announced. more »»

More charges filed for locking kids away

July 31, 2015 The boyfriend of a woman accused of locking her young children in a closet as punishment now faces felony charges as well. Timothy S. Gorman, 27, and Jennina R. Pratt, 35, both of 430 Willow Ave. more »»

Eichelberger blasts state budget

July 31, 2015 BELLWOOD — It’s been a month since the June 30 deadline for the passing of the state budget, but a budget still hasn’t been passed. State Sen. more »»

Police investigating counterfeit $20 bills

July 31, 2015 Police in Freedom Township continue to investigate the passing of hundreds of dollars worth of counterfeit bills. Around 5:30 p.m. more »»

Route 22 open after fatal crash

July 30, 2015 Route 22 in Huntingdon County reopened Wednesday afternoon after a fatal accident in Henderson Township, WTAJ-TV reported. The station reported on its website that about 7 a.m. more »»

Blair County briefs package

July 30, 2015 Reassessment data collectors close to finishing work Data collectors for Evaluator Services and Technology Inc. more »»

Blair approves payments to former Valley View Home employees

July 30, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —Blair County commissioners have approved a settlement agreement allocating payments to three groups of former county employees affected by the countyás decision to sell Valley View... more »»

Veto won’t end beer sale rivalry

July 29, 2015 The trade association for beer distributors across the state has staunchly opposed privatizing wine and liquor sales, arguing it would upset an 80-year-old business model and allow big chains to... more »»

Bill could reduce local flood insurance

July 29, 2015 Many Blair County residents who live along the Little Juniata or its tributaries might be used to combating occasional flooding, but those same residents might find it harder to get used to often... more »»

Historic building will be razed

July 29, 2015 Almost exactly two centuries after it was built, one of Martinsburg’s first buildings is set to be demolished and replaced soon, according to the borough manager and business people forced to move... more »»

Child abuse cases surge

July 29, 2015 Thirty children in Pennsylvania died from abuse or neglect in 2014, including two in Cambria County and one in Bedford County, according to a state report. more »»

Police: 8-year-old left to care for baby

July 29, 2015 A woman who police say left her 4-month-old baby in the care of her 8-year-old daughter faces criminal charges. Bobbie Lee Vaughn, 32, of 308 Second St. more »»

Texas woman accused of flashing officers

July 29, 2015 A Texas woman faces charges after Blair Township police say she exposed her breasts to officer. more »»

Judges uphold moms’ termination of rights

July 29, 2015 The Pennsylvania Superior Court has upheld separate decisions by Blair County judges to terminate the parental rights of two mothers because of drug addiction and mental health issues. more »»

Antis to vote on garbage ordinance

July 29, 2015 Antis Township supervisors are slated to vote on the final approval of a new — previously controversial — solid waste and recycling ordinance at their regularly scheduled meeting next week. more »»

Police: Three charged after stealing nearly $2,000 in merchandise

July 29, 2015 Three people face charges after allegedly trying to steal nearly $2,000 worth of goods from Wal-Mart. Albert “Alby” Weyandt III, 52, 526 Fifth Ave., Apt. 1, Altoona; Rusty . more »»

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