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Board rejects doggy day care

April 16, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board has denied a request for a special exception by a Fifth Ward resident to continue operating a day care and boarding service for dogs at her home, after neighbors... more »»

Race costly to some businesses

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A footrace held in mid-March was a point of discussion at a Borough Council meeting Thursday, when local business owners said the run kept them from making sales. more »»

Reward offered in hit and run

April 16, 2016 The Blair Bicycle Club is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of the driver who hit a cyclist April 5 on Sproul Mountain Road. more »»

Man pleads to child rape

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 40-year-old Altoona man will spend five to 10 years in a state prison after pleading guilty to a charge of rape of a child and a related offense. more »»

Amtran plans to raise fares

April 16, 2016 In keeping with a state law that calls for transit agencies to track inflation with their fares, Amtran has proposed raising its fare by 25 cents over five years. more »»

Latrobe man sentenced in assault case

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Latrobe man was sentenced to prison Friday for 12-31 months by Blair County President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Ambulance fails to release funds

April 16, 2016 GALLITZIN — It’s been more than two years since Gallitzin ambulance officials announced plans to dissolve. more »»

Group seeks funds to repair tactical truck

April 16, 2016 Operation Our Town — in collaboration with local law enforcement groups — launched an effort Friday to raise money to repair and maintain various special operations vehicles. more »»

Inmate indicted for making multiple threats in letters

April 16, 2016 Mirror staff reports An inmate in a Huntingdon County prison has been indicted for making repeated threats in letters to injure a state correctional employee and another woman in 2014, U.S. more »»

Victim testifies about Baker abuse

April 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 30-year-old graduate of Bishop McCort Catholic High School in Johnstown testified Thursday that he was repeatedly molested by Brother Stephen Baker, a Franciscan friar based in... more »»

Detention center, shelter to close

April 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to close a juvenile detention center and emergency shelter in the coming month. more »»

DOJ says inmates no longer in solitary

April 15, 2016 HARRISBURG — The U.S. more »»

Residents voice support for treatment center

April 15, 2016 PORTAGE — Despite several Borough Council members’ insistence that opinion on a proposed drug and alcohol treatment center leaned negative in town, the vast majority of residents attending a public... more »»

City man allegedly hits officer at hospital

April 15, 2016 An Altoona man faces multiple charges, including a felony count of aggravated assault, after an incident Tuesday inside UPMC Altoona, where he allegedly struck a police office. more »»

Police: Man had gun, bath salts at area hotel

April 15, 2016 A Cambria County man faces multiple charges after police said he was caught with what appeared to be bath salts and a firearm at a Duncansville-area motel. more »»

Aging secretary hosts forum

April 15, 2016 EAST FREEDOM — Senior citizens in the Blair County area face similar issues as seniors across the state. “I can assure you your words were heard. more »»

Cambria to refinance debt

April 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County commissioners have hired two firms to help the county refinance its longterm debt. more »»

Residence removed as polling place

April 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — For the second time, an East Carroll home has been removed as Cambria County’s last private-residence polling place. more »»

DEP spraying for gnats

April 15, 2016 HARRISBURG — More than 1,600 streams, including a few in Huntingdon and Clearfield counties, are being sprayed to control black flies, also referred to as gnats, the Department of Environmental... more »»

Clearfield man dies in crash

April 15, 2016 A Clearfield County man was killed Thursday morning when his car rolled over and stuck a tree along Route 453 in Snyder Township. Raymond L. more »»

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