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For some cities, rejected gun law already did its job

June 28, 2015 Pennsylvania’s Commonwealth Court may have overturned a controversial law that opened gun-regulating cities to lawsuits on Thursday, but for many cities — including Altoona — the law may have alread... more »»

An appetite for surprise

June 28, 2015 At the age of 50, and having just celebrated my 21st wedding anniversary earlier this month, I can say this without any regret: I am borin. more »»

Judge orders suspect to forfeit portion of bail

June 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG —Pennsylvania’s appeals courts have ruled in the last two years that a judge can forfeit a suspect’s bail if he or she continues to commit crimes while awaiting trial on the original... more »»

Logan Township briefs

June 28, 2015 Position may fill for police chief Logan Township supervisors may be ready by the July 9 meeting to hire a police chief. more »»

Yellow Springs Drive detour set to begin

June 28, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Grannas Bros. Stone & Asphalt of Hollidaysburg will implement a detour on Wednesday on Yellow Springs Drive as part of the Route 22 Yellow Spring Bridge Project in Catharine Township. more »»

Yellow Springs Drive detour set to begin

June 28, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Grannas Bros. Stone & Asphalt of Hollidaysburg will implement a detour on Wednesday on Yellow Springs Drive as part of the Route 22 Yellow Spring Bridge Project in Catharine Township. more »»

Relentless rain soaks area

June 28, 2015 TYRONE — It was a soggy Saturday as more rain taxed storm sewers, flooded basements and lawns and turned area streams into churning, brown torrents. more »»

Cove president: Meeting illegal

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Moving forward with an issue that’s prompted closed-door meetings and legal questions, the Spring Cove School Board voted Friday on a new bus contractor, while addressing the earlie... more »»

Local gays celebrate high court ruling

June 27, 2015 Hours after a split Supreme Court ruling Friday determined that the Constitution guarantees the fundamental right to same-sex marriage across the country, some in Blair County celebrated, while... more »»

Carjacking suspect caught after chase

June 27, 2015 A carjacking suspect led state and local police on a chase Friday night that started in Altoona and ended in Duncansville, according to several sources. The chase apparently started about 5:30 p.m. more »»

Residents warned about storm

June 27, 2015 Dave Cubbison is the Bedford County emergency management director, but he used police lingo Friday for a storm he suspects will cause trouble today. “It’s a system of interest to me,” he said. more »»

Two face felony drug charges

June 27, 2015 Two men are behind bars over hundreds of bags of heroin. Curtis M. Gates, 27, of 2615 W. Chestnut Ave., Apt. 2, and Dustin M. Riley, 27, of 317 Crawford Ave. more »»

Spring Cove board fires AD

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board voted to eliminate the district’s current athletic director position Friday, replacing it with a new combined post at a larger salary. more »»

Man, woman allegedly use stroller to cart loot

June 27, 2015 Two people face charges after police say they took a 7-year-old along to burglarize a home. James F. Kelly 29, of 815 Fifth Ave. more »»

Coach: Hitting batter unintentional

June 27, 2015 The lawyer for a Penn State Altoona softball player charged with assault said in a statement Friday that the incident has been blown out of proportion. more »»

Spring Cove budget calls for tax increase

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — In a quick, little-discussed pair of votes following contention last month, the Spring Cove School Board voted Friday to adopt a $24 million 2015-16 budget accompanied by a tax... more »»

Coroner to rule on man’s death in standoff

June 27, 2015 GREENSBURG — A coroner says he’ll rule next week whether a western Pennsyl­vania man fatally shot himself or was killed by state police during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery. more »»

Altoona man’s prison sentence lengthens

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge explained Thursday she imposed a longer sentence on an Altoona man for gun violations than she initially intended because of a statement he made to police when h... more »»

State searches Baker’s residence

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Special agents with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office moved briskly in and out of St. more »»

Cove board to hear attorney’s report

June 26, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board is set for an attorney’s report tonight on whether a May 26 closed-door session violated the state’s Sunshine Ac. more »»

 
 
 

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