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Logan Township to take online payments in future

July 15, 2016 Logan Township procrastinators will need to wait a month or two longer. After that, they’ll be able to pay their bills to the township at the last minute without the typical penalty. more »»

Cambria commissioners cut about 150 county positions

July 15, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — Cambria County officials eliminated nearly 150 vacant county jobs on Thursday, many of which hadn’t been filled for several years. more »»

Phoenix dept. to release some finances for review

July 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough officials announced Thursday that they’ve reached an agreement with Phoenix Volunteer Fire Co. leaders to open some of their financial records for review. more »»

Chase leads to arrests

July 15, 2016 BEDFORD — State police said they have made two arrests after a drug suspect allegedly stole an officer’s car and led a chase on the turnpike. more »»

Cambria County considers altering meeting times

July 15, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Cambria County commissioners said they are still mulling over a request to schedule more meetings outside the courthouse and make agendas publicly available beforehand. more »»

Parents accused of housing fugitive facing charges

July 15, 2016 The parents of a wanted man face charges after police say they allowed their fugitive son to live in their Antis Township home. James T. Harkins Sr., 59, and Karla K. more »»

Convicted dealer faces more charges

July 15, 2016 Police have filed more charges against a convicted Blair County drug dealer. Terron L. Miller Sr., 29, of 1116 14th Ave. more »»

Area briefs

July 15, 2016 JOHNSTOWN Cambria pays off half of $10M loan Cambria County Controller Ed Cernic Jr. announced Thursday that the county had paid off the first half of its annual $10 million loan. more »»

State passes $1.3B revenue package

July 14, 2016 HARRISBURG — Lawmakers on Wednesday approved a $. more »»

Area Giant and Martin’s grocery stores not part of sale

July 14, 2016 No central Pennsylvania Giant or Martin’s grocery stores are affected by an agreement by Delhaize Group and Ahold to sell 86 U.S. stores. The sales are part of the plan for the two companies to merge. more »»

HASD looking to raise funding for planetarium

July 14, 2016 If the money can be raised, Hollidaysburg Area School District hopes to place the universe at its students’ fingertips. more »»

Gallitzin will not appeal ruling invalidating drug rental law

July 14, 2016 GALLITZIN — Borough Council has decided not to appeal a Cambria County judge’s June ruling that struck down the borough’s drug rental ordinanc. more »»

Airline celebrates its changes at airport event

July 14, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The chairman of the Memphis company now providing passenger flights at the Altoona-Blair County Airport said Wednesday that his company will be ready by Oct. more »»

Tyrone woman faces assault charge

July 14, 2016 A Tyrone woman faces charges after police say she bit her grandfather during an argument. Taylor A. Reading, 20, of 1558 Pennsylvania Ave. more »»

Ex-dean sues school for missing possessions

July 14, 2016 PATTON — A Patton man was jailed Wednesday after a fight over a misplaced ring allegedly became violent. more »»

Westmoreland man charged in scam

July 14, 2016 A Westmoreland County man faces charges after police say he scammed a Logan Township homeowner out of thousands of dollars. more »»

Reassessment meeting changed

July 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG -- Blair County commissioners have changed the time and place for the next public meeting to focus on the reassessment project. more »»

Two men indicted on porn charges

July 14, 2016 Two Altoona men have been indicted on federal pornography charges in separate cases. Kenneth S. Boyd, 33, of 611 Crawford Ave., and Trenton Stehley, 19, of 1011 Lexington Ave. more »»

City church pushing for rain garden plan

July 14, 2016 At a City Council meeting Wednesday that included discussion of a rain garden planned for property owned by St. more »»

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