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Blair Twp. hosting open house

June 6, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — Plans for a landscape makeover project at the Blair Township Municipal Building will be up for public review during an open house from 6 to 7 p.m. on June 14. more »»

Clearfield digs out after flood

June 5, 2016 CLEARFIELD — The aftermath of Thursday night’s historical storm will continue here considerably longer than the four hours it took to flood the borough and Lawrence Township. A total of 5. more »»

City man faces 429 child porn, sex counts

June 5, 2016 An Altoona man arrested in April for allegedly luring young boys into his basement now faces charges he made child pornography. Roy . more »»

Ellis remembered for community passion

June 5, 2016 Melvin Lee ‘Mel’ Ellis is being remembered for his passion for his family and community. Ellis, 82, of Altoona, died Thursday morning at Hollidaysburg Veterans Home. Please see obituary on Page 9. more »»

Area briefs

June 5, 2016 Altoona Weekend patching to start on Plank Gulisek Construction LLC of Mount Pleasant is scheduled to begin concrete patching work next weekend on Plank Road from Goods Lane to Sheraton Drive as... more »»

Village Pantry on the move

June 5, 2016 TYRONE — The Village Pantry is set to move into its new expanded location. “We plan to close Tuesday and Wednesday and open at our new location at 8 a.m. Thursday,” owner Stephen Burkholder said. more »»

Gable’s employees reunite

June 5, 2016 It’s been decades since Gable’s Department Store ceased offering goods to local patrons, but the shopping center was popular once again Saturday morning when dozens gathered to share memories. more »»

Philly woman in Blair prison

June 5, 2016 A Philadelphia woman who allegedly worked for a statewide prescription painkiller ring is behind bars in Blair County. Melissa M. more »»

Antis sees rise in claims, rates

June 5, 2016 BELLWOOD — Antis Township has seen a drastic increase to its workers’ compensation costs because of claims made last year, township treasurer Lori Del Biondo reported at supervisors’ Thursday meeting. more »»

Man pleads to Mishler theft

June 5, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Butler County man has pleaded guilty to stealing $130 from a donation box at the Mishler Theatre while volunteering there with a work crew from a local drug rehabilitation facilit. more »»

Patton admits to water violations

June 4, 2016 Water Department officials in Patton Borough admitted earlier this week they failed to notify customers about violations to safe drinking water regulations for at least seven years. more »»

Logan Town power back to normal

June 4, 2016 After about a month of operating with generators and temporary power lines, all power was restored to normal Thursday evening for Logan Town Centre businesses, said Scott Surgeoner, spokesman for... more »»

Residents object to sludge usage

June 4, 2016 BELLWOOD — Plans by neighbors to spread treated sewage on their land as fertilizer has some Antis Township residents worrie. more »»

Altoona native ‘beat the odds every time’ despite handicap

June 4, 2016 Despite some tough odds, George W. Vaughn Jr. enjoyed life. “At birth, my mother was told to put him in a home that he would only live about six months. My parents were extremely good parents. more »»

Police: City man assaulted girl

June 4, 2016 An Altoona man is in custody after allegedly admitting to sexually assaulting a girl starting when she was 12 years old. Shane A. Amendolea, 37, of 301 N. Logan Blvd. more »»

Curve hospitable, even to gatecrasher

June 4, 2016 Gatecrashers, of which I am now one, are known for contriving bold and audacious entries into elite events to which they have not been invited. more »»

Three friars waive formal arraignments

June 4, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The trio of local friars accused of endangering the welfare of children waived their appearances for formal arraignments on Friday morning in Blair County Cour. more »»

Tipton-Antis fire company cut off

June 3, 2016 BELLWOOD — Township support to Tipton-Antis Volunteer Fire Company has been cut off, and it has been decertified to operate within the township after an audit of its financial records produced... more »»

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