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Man charged with knife attack

April 1, 2014 An Altoona man faces charges after an alleged attack with a knife. Robert P. more »»

Basketball a legacy at St. Mary’s

March 31, 2014 Talking with some of the dozens of men who play basketball at St. Mary’s school hall on Saturday mornings, it’s not difficult to learn what has shaped their lives. more »»

Group studying city’s market

March 31, 2014 It’s a “chicken or the egg” problem, and Pittsburgh has provided evidence for a solution — a solution Altoona is poised to adopt, according to Patrick Miller, president of the Greater Altoona... more »»

Duncansville man provides longtime help to environment

March 31, 2014 It’s a windy day in March, and almost instinctively Mike Union reaches down and picks up a pizza box that has blown into his Carson Valley yard. more »»

Amtran embraces use of social media

March 31, 2014 At Amtran’s most recent board meeting, General Manager Eric Wolf praised the Altoona Police Department’s Facebook website, which has nabbed more “friends” than any other department of its size in th... more »»

IRC confronts financial issues

March 31, 2014 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee has money in savings, but it’s dwindling at the rate of about $55,000 a year, which means that in seven to 10 years, it could be gone — without even taking int... more »»

Police: Woman killed in accident

March 31, 2014 BURNT CABINS — A woman was killed in a Sunday morning crash on the Huntingdon County portion of the turnpike, state police said, in the weekend’s second crash death on the 30-mile stretch east of... more »»

Police: Man died after ‘health issues’ in vehicle

March 31, 2014 BELLWOOD — An Altoona man died in a Sunday morning car crash after he suffered a medical emergency at the wheel, state police said. Police said S. more »»

Police: Couple threatened to kill five people at house

March 31, 2014 MORRISDALE — A Clearfield County couple allegedly entered another family’s house, where they attacked their daughter and her boyfriend and threatened to kill five people at the home, state police a... more »»

Township approves funds for search system updates

March 31, 2014 Logan Township will pay $4,000 to General Code Publishers, an informational management company, for updates to a search system for online ordinance. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

March 31, 2014 Allegheny Township police March 12 - Theft: 2600 block Plank Road, 100 block Cambridge Drive March 15 - DUI: 1300 block Plank Road - Theft: 2500 block Plank Road, 2600 block Plank Road March 18 -... more »»

Police reports

March 31, 2014 Altoona police - Paul B. Boakes, 31, of Imler was arrested late Saturday at the 58th Street Sheetz and cited for public drunkenness. more »»

Tension building at Northern Cambria

March 30, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — Northern Cambria School District Superintendent John Jubas confirmed Friday that a school board member has approached him to discuss a buyout from his five-year contract, which... more »»

Police: Change machine stolen

March 30, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — Clearfield County residents might want to keep an eye out for criminals spending big at arcades and vending machines after someone yanked a change machine — and its $500 in quarters —... more »»

Sandusky’s wife still has hope

March 30, 2014 STATE COLLEGE — It was long after former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky had been arrested, tried and convicted of sexually abusing 10 boys before his wife said she realized just... more »»

Area groups helping vets to avoid homelessness

March 30, 2014 Veteran Clint Baker lost his home after a stint in the hospital for a dangerous illness. more »»

AAHS wins state mock trial title

March 30, 2014 The Altoona Area mock trial team is the state champion. The team won two trials on Friday and two more trials on Saturday to secure the title. more »»

Police reports

March 30, 2014 Altoona police - Eric Brown, 621 N. 10th Ave., was arrested midday Friday at his home and charged with retaliation against a victim, witness of civil suit participant. - Lasheem Lee, 852 22nd St. more »»


March 30, 2014 The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting. more »»

Magisterial district judge

March 30, 2014 Filed before Roaring Spring Magisterial District Judge Craig E. Ormsby: Charges waived to court Jan. 23–Feb. 6: - Shane L. more »»

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