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Renewal of Pitt-PSU rivalry excites fans

September 10, 2016 Pitt and Penn State fans are excited about the renewal of the schools’ football rivalry this afternoon at Heinz Field in Pittsburg. more »»

Dickey to argue self-defense in shooting

September 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Attorney Thomas M. Dickey said Friday that self-defense “for sure” will be one of his arguments in the homicide case to begin Monday against Jorge Luis Gomez III, 35. more »»

Police say attorney altered license plate sticker

September 10, 2016 A Blair County attorney faces charges she tampered with her license plate registration sticker. Kristen L. Anastasi, 34, of 1812 Tahoe St., was pulled over by Altoona police the night of Aug. more »»

Judge will decide verdict of drug case within 7 days

September 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Elizabeth Doyle said Friday she has seven days to issue a verdict in a drug case in which an Altoona man allegedly was the supplier to a lower-level dealer, who is... more »»

Hearing delayed for pair on pot charges

September 10, 2016 The hearing for two Bethlehem men who state police say were smoking marijuana while speeding down I-99 has been continued until October. Michael A. Castellani, 20, and Jeffrey A. more »»

Logan cop uses Narcan, saves life

September 10, 2016 The use of a lifesaving drug on Wednesday by a Logan Township police officer was the first for the department and illustrated why it’s needed throughout the county, the township’s police chief said... more »»

Bon Secours gets new lease on life

September 9, 2016 The former Bon Secours hospital is becoming a Graystone. more »»

Police: Couple gave baby sitter drink, drugs

September 9, 2016 An Altoona couple face charges they gave a baby sitter alcohol and drugs. Todd A. more »»

Walk highlights suicide, prevention

September 9, 2016 After his son, Johnny, took his own life in 2004, Altoona native John McConnell said fellow employees at the Ohio steel mill where he worked avoided him, out of awkwardness. more »»

Biker on quest to aid veterans

September 9, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — Record-breaking biker Adam Sandoval and his Chihuahua, Scooter, reached Apple Harley Davidson Thursday on his quest to raise money and awareness for veterans charities. more »»

Radio host known for humor, heart

September 9, 2016 For 25 years, Tony Kelly’s voice has been broadcast to local radios, but, after his unexpected death Tuesday, those who worked closely with him remembered him most as a funny, caring man who loved... more »»

Area briefs

September 9, 2016 Range hosting pistol, archery event Outdoor City Guns & Altoona Indoor Range is having a centerfire pistol competition and archery shoot from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. more »»

Cambria, US Marshals team up

September 9, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Cambria County is partnering with the U.S. Marshals Service to address the local rise in violent crime. more »»

Recreational fires under scrutiny

September 9, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Those who like to host recreational and cooking fires may soon be held to stricter regulations after Borough Council decided Tuesday to look into amending its burning ordinance. more »»

Cambria names Shaffer as chief public defender

September 9, 2016 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Cambria County officials on Thursday selected veteran attorney Mary Beth Shaffer as its next chief public defende. more »»

Book signing set

September 9, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Genealogical Society, 431 Scotch Valley Road, will host a book signing by Sharon L. Gardner from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. more »»

Organizers gear up for Cresson festival

September 9, 2016 Though it has a different name and a new date, organizers are hoping the Cresson Catholic Community Festival will have the same draw this weekend as Cresson Area Heritage Day. more »»

PSU Altoona party planned

September 9, 2016 Penn State Altoona is hosting a dance party for students from 10 p.m. today through 1 a.m. Saturday. The event will be held outdoors and includes a D. more »»

Cambria County

September 9, 2016 Grant pays for medical transportation The Cambria County commissioners have approved a $. more »»

Doctor linked to $175M fraud scheme

September 8, 2016 An Altoona-area doctor considered an expert in pain management and anesthesiology is among 16 defendants charged this week in the U.S. more »»

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