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Snyder Township briefs

November 6, 2015 TYRONE Meeting planned to discuss budget Snyder Township supervisors will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 19 at the Snyder Township Municipal Building along Baughman Hollow Road to discuss the 2016 budget. more »»

Police reports

November 6, 2015 Bedford state police - Brittany A. S. Kruse, 20, and Renee L. Coy, 42, Hopewell, were charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution on Oct. 26 on Raystown Road, Hopewell Township. more »»

NS utilizes Altoona-built eco-friendly locomotives

November 6, 2015 From Mirror staff reports CHICAGO — Norfolk Southern has placed more environmentally friendly, rail yard locomotives designed and built in Altoona into service. more »»

AD talks Beaver Stadium’s future

November 5, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Many Penn Staters take great pride in having the third-largest stadium in the world, and 107,000 is essentially synonymous with Beaver Stadium and the PSU football bran. more »»

Judge orders Kane to testify

November 5, 2015 The judge presiding over the Jerry Sandusky child sexual abuse case on Wednesday afternoon ordered Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen G. more »»

New Spring Cove board facing tough choices

November 5, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Spring Cove School District’s newly elected board members find themselves up against serious district concerns — including collapsing high school biology scores — and could face... more »»

Students plant trees

November 5, 2015 A piece of land just off Kentucky Avenue was a blank field with weeds and rubble, and now you can see a forest starting to grow, Blair County Conservation District education specialist Jody Wallace... more »»

Sentence for ‘uncooperative’ man stands

November 5, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge is standing by a sentence he imposed on a Cresson man who was uncooperative with city police when they were called to Valley View Home for a disturbance 17 month... more »»

Court upholds Bedford judge’s ruling for further treatment

November 5, 2015 The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has upheld a ruling by Bedford County Judge Thomas S. more »»

Township holds line on taxes

November 5, 2015 CROSS KEYS — Allegheny Township supervisors have introduced a no-tax-hike budget for 2016 and approved end-of-year expenditures with money remaining for 2015. more »»

Tax agency, districts reach settlement

November 5, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A status conference to discuss lawsuits filed by local school districts against bonding companies for the former tax collection agency known as Centax was canceled Wednesday after th... more »»

City to increase pension tax

November 5, 2015 There will be a 2016 tax increase for city residents after all. At the city’s first budget meeting last week, council members crowed about their plans not to increase taxes for next year. more »»

Municipal building could expand

November 5, 2015 CROSS KEYS — Allegheny Township supervisors are starting to explore the option of renovating and expanding the municipal building. more »»

Judge denies DUI suspect’s driving request

November 5, 2015 An Altoona man being investigated in a crash that killed a pregnant woman and her unborn baby will not have his driving privileges restored in an unrelated DUI case, according to a release from the... more »»

Blair Planning Commission briefs

November 5, 2015 Six bridge, road projects backed The Blair County Planning Commission has identified six bridge and intersection improvement projects for consideration in a draft of the 2017 Transportation... more »»

Final Cambria precinct reports

November 5, 2015 EBENSBURG — Cambria County’s final precinct reported early Wednesday morning. more »»

Crime briefs

November 5, 2015 tyrone Police: Woman stole man’s pills Police in Tyrone have accused a Williamsburg woman of stealing pills from a Tyrone man. Shana R. more »»

Tyrone council gets four new members

November 4, 2015 TYRONE — Four fresh faces will take seats for four-year terms on Tyrone Borough Council next year. Newcomers Robert B. Dollar Sr., Michelle L. Miller, Nathan Verilla and Charles B. Mills S. more »»

Callihan re-elected as DA

November 4, 2015 Democrat Kelly Callihan will continue on as Cambria County’s District Attorney after handily beating Republican challenger Tom Leiden. more »»

Pacifico rises to full-time mayor

November 4, 2015 After the polls closed for the primary election in May, the numbers stayed close, and it was well into the evening before Matt Pacifico knew he’d be the Republican candidate for the new post of... more »»

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