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Proposed act would extend WIC eligibility

July 20, 2015 A prospective act introduced Thursday by U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., aims to extend a federal food supplement service to additional children and infants across the nation. more »»

Police: Man found naked on barn roof after driving vehicle drunk

July 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Hollidaysburg man was found naked atop a barn Saturday after driving under the influence, crashing into a road sign and mailbox and swerving off a road, state police said. more »»

911 Center building to get repairs

July 20, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County has received construction bids totaling almost $400,000 for improvements to the 615 Fourth St. more »»

Fair season brings fun, profit to Pa.

July 19, 2015 Fair season is a fun time in Pennsylvania. “People want to see who baked the best apple pie and the sweetest chocolate cake,” said Jim Davis, president of the Huntingdon County Fair. more »»

Bill might amend housing rules

July 19, 2015 A bill that will come before the state House Local Government Committee for a hearing Monday seeks to undo restrictions on student housing in municipalities, including Altoona and Logan Townshi. more »»

Altoona man dies after crash

July 19, 2015 An Altoona man injured in a motorcycle crash Friday died from his injuries hours later at a Pittsburgh hospital, the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s Office confirmed. more »»

Man gets 4-8 years in prison for affair with minor

July 19, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Williamsburg area man who had an affair with a high school sophomore 13 years his junior was sentenced Friday to spend four to eight years in a state priso. more »»

Part of Rt. 22 closing for rail work

July 19, 2015 A portion of Route 22 in Hollidaysburg is to be closed to traffic today and Monday, and traffic will be detoured due to Norfolk Southern work on railroad track alongside the highway. more »»

I have become my mother, 20 years too early

July 19, 2015 Did you ever notice how as you age, you become more like your parents? If you have not noticed it, you simply have not gotten old enough. Trust me, it is coming. more »»

Superior Court upholds arrest

July 19, 2015 A Superior Court panel has ruled 2-1 that an Altoona police officer had cause to arrest an Altoona man after officers broke up a melee at a local bar 28 months ago. Police on Nov. more »»

State shutdown could come slowly

July 19, 2015 Pennsylvania might be nearly three weeks into a budget impasse, but state employees can look on the bright side: At least they’re still getting paychecks. Gov. more »»

Authority removes clause for property

July 19, 2015 The Altoona Redevelop­ment Authority on Friday agreed to remove a “revestiture” clause from paperwork connected with the sale of a Bell Avenue property years ag. more »»

Police: Sex offender violated Megan’s Law

July 19, 2015 HUNTINGDON — A registered sex offender in Huntingdon County illegally maintained several Facebook accounts without informing police, state police said Saturday. more »»

Area briefs

July 19, 2015 BEDFORD Paving work to begin on Penn Street New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co Inc. more »»

Police: Man found with drugs during stop

July 19, 2015 A traffic stop in Altoona has landed a Philadelphia man in jail. Bryheem . more »»


July 19, 2015 The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting. more »»

Magisterial district judges

July 19, 2015 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey P. Auker: - Lloyd M. Walter III, 34, 128 Walnut Ave., was charged by Altoona police with simple assault and harassment at his residence May 3. more »»

Tribes unite at Native American event

July 19, 2015 TIPTON — First you hear the pounding of drums through a copse of trees. Then, as you enter a clearing, you hear tribal chants as dancers circle in feathers and furs. more »»

Penn State holds line on tuition

July 18, 2015 For the first time in 49 years, Penn State is not raising its tuition for resident students. more »»

Police searching for robbery suspect

July 18, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A daytime robbery and assault in downtown Hollidaysburg remains under investigation. Police were called to outside of 309 Allegheny St. just after 4 p.m. more »»

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