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Tyrone man among Carnegie heroes

September 24, 2015 The Carnegie Hero Fund Commission is honoring a Tyrone man along with 21 others across the United States and Canada today for risking their lives to save another. In May 2014, Joel Kevin Kyle Jr. more »»

Group to tidy up Rose Hill Cemetery

September 24, 2015 An Altoona native who lives in Camp Hill is organizing volunteers to mow, trim and clean up fallen limbs Saturday at Rose Hill Cemetery, which can’t afford to keep its grounds spruced up, due to an... more »»

Tip leads police to arrest marijuana suspect

September 24, 2015 BEDFORD — State police charged an Everett man Thursday after they allegedly found marijuana plants growing in his hom. more »»

Dowlut sees cabinet shop shelved

September 24, 2015 City Council on Wednesday took the advice of the city Planning Commission and refused to grant a zoning change that would have allowed local doctor Mohammad Dowlut to build a cabinet manufacturing... more »»

Reporter working on story finds two missing boys

September 24, 2015 STATE COLLEGE (AP) — A newspaper reporter found two missing boys — who it turns out were just skipping school — after he was sent to cover their disappearance in central Pennsylvania. more »»

Bedford’s Dutch Corner recognized as historic place

September 24, 2015 After eight years of work, residents of the tucked-away Bedford County region called Dutch Corner have secured their spot on the National Register of Historic Place. more »»

UPMC, AMED partnership helps boost heart attack, stroke treatment

September 24, 2015 In the second quarter of this year, AMED has helped UPMC Altoona put up good numbers for rapid treatment of heart attacks and stroke, according to AMED officials. more »»

Maurizio found guilty on 5 of 8 charges

September 23, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A former Somerset County priest was convicted late Tuesday in U.. more »»

State budget worries county

September 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Social service agencies working with Blair County are becoming concerned about the lack of state money, commissioners said Tuesday. more »»

Spring Cove board suspends district leader

September 23, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board suspended Superintendent Robert Vadella and launched an investigation Monday, but board members have revealed little about the allegations against him. more »»

Police: Heroin found in Cresson man’s vehicle

September 23, 2015 EBENSBURG — A Cresson man pulled over last week for erratic driving was carrying 10 bricks of heroin in the vehicle, according to police. more »»

AMED will send crew, ambulance bus to Philly

September 23, 2015 AMED will send six workers in its ambulance bus to Philadelphia this weekend to help provide emergency care to the throngs expected for the visit of Pope Francis. more »»

Bridge beam delivery will snarl local traffic

September 23, 2015 From Mirror staff reports PennDOT is warning of possible significant traffic delays today, likely in the morning, as very heavy concrete beams are being transported from Roaring Spring to a bridge... more »»

Woman faces endangerment charges

September 23, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Portage woman faces child endangerment charges after police said she left her 3-year-old child unattended in a vehicle Monday afternoon. According to Johnstown police, Kristie L. more »»

Railroaders museum offers free admission

September 23, 2015 The Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona will offer free admission Saturday for those who download a Museum Day Live! ticke. more »»

Suspect in drug case caught in Connecticut

September 23, 2015 A man who police said was a key player in the Corner Bar & Grille cocaine ring is back in Blair County to face charges. more »»

Council considers zoning change

September 23, 2015 City Council today will consider whether to rezone an area of Lakemont Terrace from single household residential to residential commercial mixed use, on the request of local doctor Mohammad Dowlut. more »»

Carmike charity benefits area site

September 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Fort Roberdeau in Sinking Valley has been selected as the recipient of proceeds from a charity night pre-opening benefit at the Carmike 12 movie theater in Convention Center Commons. more »»

Gaysport home ruling to come soon

September 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron expects to rule on a request to halt a multi-million dollar Presbyterian Home expansion in the Gaysport neighborhood in about 20 day. more »»

Maurizio jury to resume deliberations

September 22, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The federal jury deciding the fate of Somerset County priest Father Joseph D. Maurizio Jr. worked an 11-hour day Monday before adjourning for the night. U.S. District Judge Kim R. more »»

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