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Report: Central Cambria missed reimbursements

June 15, 2016 State auditors said Central Cambria School District reported inaccurate transportation costs over two school years and missed almost $120,000 in state reimbursements. more »»

Altoona-Blair County Airport endorsing flights to Baltimore

June 15, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Altoona-Blair County Airport Authority is endorsing the Southern Airways Express plan to offer daily flights to Pittsburgh and Baltimore as the best option for building ridership... more »»

Police: Woman climbed onto roof to escape man

June 15, 2016 A city man faces charges after police say he attacked his fiancee and forced her to flee onto the roof of their home with a baby in her arms. Kyle Kagarise, 30, of 1429 First Ave. more »»

Tyrone Area School District approves budget with tax hikes

June 15, 2016 TYRONE — Tax increases and a more than $900,000 deficit were included in a final budget approved by the Tyrone Area School Board Tuesday night. more »»

Cresson council discusses changing building’s locks

June 15, 2016 CRESSON — Cresson Borough Council on Monday discussed changing the lock system on two of its municipal office doors used by the police departmen. more »»

Police investigating hit-and-run accident

June 15, 2016 EVERETT — State police are investigating a hit-and-run crash early Tuesday morning that left a pedestrian with life-threatening injuries. State police at Bedford said a woman called 911 at 2:29 a.m. more »»

Bellwood-Antis approves budget, tax hike

June 15, 2016 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School Board members on Tuesday approved a $17.4 million 2016-17 general fund budget that calls for a 1 mill increase in the real estate ta. more »»

Central Cambria School District OKs spending plan

June 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Central Cambria School Board on Monday approved a final 2016-17 budget without a tax increase. The $22.6 million budget has a projected deficit of about $174,000. more »»

IU8 to spend $1.9 million to renovate education center

June 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Appalachia Intermediate Unit 8 is moving forward with plans to spend $1.9 million to renovate its educational development center along Foot of Ten Road. more »»

Woman facing forgery charges

June 15, 2016 PORTAGE — Police said a woman stole a check from a friend and then impersonated him on the phone to a bank teller to cash a $200 check. more »»

Blair memorial service to honor fallen officers

June 15, 2016 A yearly ceremony to honor and remember Blair County’s fallen officers will mark its 25th year Thursday evening in Hollidaysburg. more »»

Blair Township planning ‘green infrastructure’

June 15, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — Engineers and officials revealed plans Tuesday to turn the Blair Township building and its grounds into a showcase for “green infrastructure,” as the township prepares for a broad... more »»

Cresson, DEP project easement still unresolved

June 15, 2016 CRESSON — An easement for a Department of Environmental Protection project in the Cresson area still has not been resolve. more »»

Altoona Area School District narrows search for leader

June 14, 2016 Two superintendent candidates remain after the Altoona Area School Board narrowed down a pool of 17 applicants since May, board President John Donley said Monday. more »»

Survey: Father’s Day sales to rise

June 14, 2016 Consumers say they will spend more than ever on Father’s Day this year, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey conducted by Prosper Insight and Analytics. more »»

Longtime area entertainer Huber dies

June 14, 2016 The Altoona area has lost a man who spent his life helping others enjoy their lives. Dennie Huber, 60, 2547 Union Ave., best known as a master balloon artist and magician, died Sunday in Pittsbur. more »»

Senators debate raising age in child sexual abuse lawsuits

June 14, 2016 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s top legal office told lawmakers Monday that it is unconstitutional to change state law to retroactively give victims of child sexual abuse more time to sue, although some... more »»

Police: Altoona man fought with officers while drunk

June 14, 2016 A city man who police said was staggering drunk when he fought with officers ultimately had to be sedate. more »»

Salary board drops practice

June 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Salary Board is abandoning its longstanding practice of re-creating employee positions, a task that required elected officials and/or department heads to ask the... more »»

Logan commission certifies project application

June 14, 2016 The Logan Township Planning Commission has certified to the state Department of Community and Economic Development that an improvement project for Leopold Park conforms with the township’s... more »»

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