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Family donates land for park in Clearfield

May 17, 2015 CLEARFIELD — Gladys Novey and her family have donated a nearly half-acre parcel to Clearfield Borough to serve as a park and gateway for a 1-mile riverwalk loop, Clearfield Borough Manager Les Stott... more »»

Blair County police train for shooters

May 17, 2015 Police from across Blair County spent a week learning the ins and outs of responding to a building where someone is on the loose with a gun. more »»

Growing old has its pros and cons

May 17, 2015 I am not sure if you have noticed, but they don’t make years as long as they used to. more »»

Allegheny Township OKs liquor license for restaurant

May 17, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Allegheny Township supervisors have approved a liquor license transfer request for use at a proposed Mexican restaurant. more »»

Man, 24, injured in motorcycle accident

May 17, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 24-year-old Altoona man was taken Thursday afternoon to UPMC Altoona following a motorcycle accident in Snyder Township. more »»


May 17, 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 »»

Police: Man trespassed into houses, made threats

May 17, 2015 A Tyrone man is behind bars after he allegedly threatened several Bellwood residents and dragged a man out of his truck. Richard A. more »»

Barron warms to Blair County

May 16, 2015 The Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. believes 2014 was a good year and a springboard on the path to continued economic growth. more »»

Highland Hall to house senior citizens

May 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Historic Highland Hall, which has been in a state of disrepair for years, may finally be restored to its former glory. more »»

Officer was fired for lewd remarks

May 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A former borough police officer admitted comments he made at a March training might have been inappropriate, but he questioned whether they were enough to merit Borough Council’s... more »»

Police say man held woman captive

May 16, 2015 Police said an Altoona man held his ex-girlfriend captive in her home for 20 hours, threatened to kill her and stabbed her in the leg. It was just after 10 a.m. more »»

Curry Supply honored by ABCD

May 16, 2015 Curry Supply Holdings Inc., Martinsburg, received the 2014 Alexander A. Notopoulos Award on Friday at the annual meeting of the Altoona-Blair County Develop­ment Cor. more »»

Erb likely to outspend opponents

May 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Hollidaysburg banker interested in becoming a Blair County commissioner is expected to outspend his Republican opponents by Tuesday’s primary, based on the latest campaign finance... more »»

Candidate says judge misused power of office

May 16, 2015 With only days to go before the primary elections, a magisterial candidate says he believes his incumbent opponent misused the power of his office and violated an ethics law. John Prebish J. more »»

Skelley raises most money in race

May 16, 2015 EBENSBURG — Expense filings show Republican county commissioner candidate John Skelley raised the most money toward his campaign, showing more than $34,000 in cash contributions as of the latest... more »»

Bernstein outspends judge candidates

May 16, 2015 EBENSBURG — Cam­paign finance filings for the three candidates seeking the seat of retiring Judge Timothy Creany show one has outraised both of her opponents and outspent both of them combined. more »»

City man faces felony assault, DUI charges

May 16, 2015 A man who drove his SUV onto railroad tracks before assaulting a police officer in Logan Township has been charged. Rickey A. Brandt Jr., 43, of 250 Wicker S. more »»

PSU loses ‘voice’ with Fisher’s death

May 15, 2015 Fran Fisher will forever be remembered as “the voice” of Penn State football, but he also was so much more. more »»

Mayoral candidates put focus on jobs

May 15, 2015 In a debate Thursday for the first full-time elective city job in a quarter-century, all three candidates belabored the subject of jobs. more »»

Man in police chase, crashes faces charges

May 15, 2015 CLAYSBURG — A Clinton County man who led police on a chase Wednesday night in southern Blair County appeared before a judge Thursday. Ryan M. more »»

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