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Van Zandt rating declines to 3 stars

August 12, 2016 For the second consecutive quarter, the Van Zandt VA Medical Center has slipped in the VA’s “star” ratings, reflective of overall performanc. more »»

Political consultant ‘conspired’ with Kane

August 12, 2016 NORRISTOWN — A political consultant told jurors Thursday that he “conspired” with Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane to pin a grand jury leak on her top deputy. more »»

United Way of Blair starts 2016-17 campaign

August 12, 2016 The thermometer is back. “We hadn’t used the thermometer in several years. We decided to bring it back because people need something visual. more »»

Reassessment events moving to Blair courthouse temporarily

August 12, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County property owners scheduled for informal reviews and formal appeals this afternoon in connection with the reassessment project are being redirected to the courthouse at 42... more »»

Bellwood-Antis students to receive iPads this fall

August 12, 2016 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis students will receive new tools to enhance their learning experience in Octobe. more »»

Truck driver uninjured after crash on Route 22

August 12, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Florida truck driver escaped injury after crashing his rig on Route 22 early Wednesday. more »»

Hotels not seeing rise in guests for Trump visit

August 12, 2016 Today’s visit by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump does not appear to be creating much extra business for local motels. more »»

NY woman charged in cigarette case

August 12, 2016 A New York woman faces hundreds of charges after state police allege she used a bogus bank card to buy nearly $10,000 in cigarettes at Sheetz stores in five counties. more »»

Chief deputy running for sheriff

August 12, 2016 The Blair County Sheriff’s Department’s chief deputy said he will seek the top job in next year’s election. more »»

Implant changes game for hearing loss

August 12, 2016 In 2008, when Kay Tyberg — born deaf in one ear — lost all residual hearing in the other and learned that no hearing aid could help her, she went numb. more »»

Altoona man receives 4 to 20 years in prison

August 12, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 29-year-old Altoona man will spend four to 20 years in prison after entering guilty pleas in connection with handcuffing two young girls, threatening witnesses and conspiracy to... more »»

Area briefs

August 12, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG Manager’s new contract approved A two-year contract for borough manager James Gehret, including a pay increase, was approved Thursda. more »»

Protests planned for Trump event

August 11, 2016 Supporters, protesters and authorities are preparing for a surge of activity as presidential candidate Donald Trump’s Blair County rally approaches. more »»

Five face charges in alleged beating

August 11, 2016 Five people face charges after the alleged beating of a Delaware man on Lexington Avenue. Altoona police said it happened Sunday night when Scott R. Redfield, 18, and Dillon J. more »»

Council approves Nehemiah’s Foundry

August 11, 2016 City Council on Wednesday unanimously approved a church-based “discipleship house” for an improving neighborhood near UPMC Altoona. more »»

Logan to consider rezoning

August 11, 2016 The Logan Township supervisors will hold a hearing today on a proposal to rezone three-fourths of an acre on the Logan Elementary School side of Greenwood Road from residential to business. more »»

Patton supports Sheetz expansion

August 11, 2016 PATTON — Patton Borough Council has agreed to vacate portions of two streets in support of an expanded Sheetz along Magee Avenue. more »»

Kimmel school explains program

August 11, 2016 Faculty and staff of the William . more »»

Tiger Stadium turf discussed

August 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG—Former school board member Kirk Dodson urged the board Wednesday to not use taxpayer dollars for updates to Tiger Stadium that he said are not neede. more »»

Legion Post 835 temporarily closed

August 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — American Legion Post 835 at the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home has been temporarily closed. “It was closed for revitalization, that is the correct terminology. more »»

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