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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 »»

Strip mall stores receive power

May 6, 2016 Power shut off at Logan Town Centre because of a large crack in a nearby mountain was restored to most of its stores by Thursday afternoon. more »»

Insurer says Paterno knew of 1976 abuse

May 6, 2016 HARRISBURG — A judge said that insurers in litigation with Penn State claim a boy told football coach Joe Paterno in 1976 that he had been molested by Jerry Sandusky, reported Thursday. more »»

Vets home residents take a meal out

May 6, 2016 The idea of the excursion was to give about 30 residents of the Hollidaysburg Veterans Home a little time outside the grounds of the complex on Plank Road, near the Meadows Intersection. more »»

Suspect faces burglary charge

May 6, 2016 An Altoona man is behind bars after police say he dropped a friend off at the police department, then drove to Lexington Avenue where he burglarized a home. more »»

Wolf seeks to stem drug abuse

May 5, 2016 Gov. Tom Wolf is set to meet with political and health care leaders today in Bedford as he crisscrosses the state in an effort to stem the nationwide opioid abuse epidemic. more »»

Tyrone plans field repairs

May 5, 2016 TYRONE — Action is being taken to remedy a deteriorating Tyrone Area football field, which experts said has suffered because of overuse in recent years. more »»

Officials announce project for SCI

May 5, 2016 CRESSON — State officials on Wednesday signed over 93 acres of former state prison property to be used for a natural-gas fired power plant. more »»

Airline bidding deadline extended

May 5, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The deadline for airlines interested in bidding to provide future passenger flights at the Altoona-Blair County Airport has been extended to May 20. Silver Airways Inc. more »»

Strip mall’s electric shut off

May 5, 2016 Logan Town Centre’s restaurant owners and food vendors scrambled Wednesday evening to find places to store their cold food after they were given short notice that power would be shut off because a... more »»

Retailers relish Mother’s Day

May 5, 2016 As Mother’s Day approaches, local merchants are hoping for a good week despite a prediction by the National Retail Federation that spending will be down slightly for the holiday. more »»

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