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Excavation vehicle slides down hillside

May 8, 2016 Excavation of the hillside behind Logan Town Centre resumed Saturday following a scare that sent emergency responders scrambling after a passerby called 911 to report an accident about 10:30 a.m. more »»

Antis Township votes to reapply for grant

May 8, 2016 BELLWOOD — Antis Township supervisors voted Thursday to reapply for a grant, which would allow them to make improvements to an area intersection. more »»

Cresson area’s ‘Heritage Days’ discontinued

May 8, 2016 A Cresson-area festival held every October for the last 18 years has been discontinued. But two area parishes have stepped in hoping to revive the weekend celebration, changing only the date and name. more »»

Trump casts long shadow

May 8, 2016 For months, as a slate of Republican presidential hopefuls battled from primary to primary, observers asked the same question: If businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump won, would it hurt his... more »»

Police: Woman stole truck in Ohio, drove it to Altoona

May 8, 2016 A woman who allegedly stole a pickup truck in Ohio is now in Blair County Prison. About 2:30 p.m. more »»

Eichelberger to speak about budget issues

May 8, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — State Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr., R-Blair, will provide his thoughts on some of the most crucial funding requests in the state budget during a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. May 12. more »»

GOP women hosting Tabas

May 8, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women will host Lawrence J. more »»

Mount Aloysius graduation

May 8, 2016 With mortar boards bedazzled and tassels ready to be moved from right to left, Mount Aloysius College graduates gathered Saturday morning in the lower level of the Athletic Convocation and Wellness... more »»

Huntingdon event to focus on security

May 8, 2016 HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon’s 4 and More Cultural District is hosting its final spring Lunch and Learn at noon Monday in the Huntingdon County Librar. more »»

Area briefs

May 8, 2016 BEDFORD Resurfacing in Bedford County to start New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. of New Enterprise will begin resurfacing work on Monday on about 1. more »»

Halvorson eyes Democratic ballot spot

May 7, 2016 Congressional candidate Art Halvorson might be in a position to extend his candidacy to November, with the two-time Republican challenger and a Democrat both claiming they’re in position to take the... more »»

Man faces attempted homicide charges

May 7, 2016 A Snyder Township man faces attempted homicide and aggravated assault charges after a Thursday night stabbing. Justin E. Walk, 27, of 14728 S. more »»

Changes complicate hillside remedy

May 7, 2016 Owners of Logan Town Centre said Friday they are taking steps to fix a large crack in the mountain behind the shopping center, although rapid changes to the slope have made a timeline difficult to... more »»

Court presents historic case

May 7, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A group of Blair County attorneys turned the clock back to 1966 on Friday when they argued the merits of the historic Miranda v. more »»

DelGrosso’s park opens

May 7, 2016 TIPTON — DelGrosso’s Park will open for its 69th season at 11 a.m. today with two hours of free rides. On opening day, the park is running a special deal on All-Day Fun Passes. From 1 p.m. more »»

Downtown Night Market rescheduled

May 7, 2016 From Mirror staff reports The Altoona Mirror-hosted Downtown Night Market, which was to be held Friday, was postponed until next week due to inclement weather, Mirror officials said. more »»

Two arrested for heroin after raid on Tipton home

May 7, 2016 TIPTON — State narcotics agents raided a Tipton home on Friday and arrested two men for allegedly selling heroin. more »»

Job fair aims to help

May 7, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A job fair aimed at helping those with criminal records is set for Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Churc. more »»

Tyrone man faces drug charges

May 7, 2016 A Tyrone man is behind bars after police found heroin, cash and pills in his home. Altoona police and the Blair County Drug Task Force executed a search warrant Thursday night at the home of Rodney L. more »»

Property owner gets warning

May 7, 2016 BELLWOOD — Antis Township Supervisors gave a local property owner 60 days to remedy a deteriorating building along Bell Tip Road, with the stipulation that it would be torn down if the deadline... more »»

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