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Murder victim’s son, 3, killed in NJ

April 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The death of a 3-year-old Altoona boy after an alleged severe beating in New Jersey cast a pall over a ceremony on Tuesday on the importance of reporting suspected child abuse. more »»

Bedford veal gets recalled

April 15, 2015 A weekend oversight at a Bedford County slaughterhouse will put some 1,300 pounds of veal to waste, a manager said, after the U.S. more »»

Tyrone skate park idea grinds to a halt

April 15, 2015 TYRONE — Despite one council member’s efforts, area skateboarders will remain without a designated skate park awhile longer due to opposition by borough council and area residents. more »»

Leaders stick up for child safety

April 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Since Pennsylvania’s new child abuse laws went into effect this year, Blair County Children, Youth & Families has become involved with 200 families that previously had not received... more »»

Police probe fall of juvenile

April 15, 2015 No further details have been released about the health of a juvenile who fell through a skylight at Penn Lincoln Elementary School. The incident happened Sunday morning about 3:30 a.m. more »»

Gordon makes pit stop at PSU

April 15, 2015 NASCAR driver Jeff Gordon applauds with Penn State President Eric Barron after uncovering his No. 24 race car with AXALTA and Penn State sponsorship at University Park on Tuesday. more »»

Police looking to solve Cambria theft

April 15, 2015 EBENSBURG — Police are looking for an unknown person or persons who broke into the Ebensburg Country Club in Cambria Township late Sunday night. more »»

Four remaining drug suspects in raids arrested

April 15, 2015 Four suspects who eluded police in Friday’s drug raid have been taken into custody. The four were part of 28 suspects sought in a Blair County Drug Task Force roundup. Angelo T. more »»

Reassessment data collectors working in Tyrone

April 15, 2015 TYRONE — Data collectors for Blair County’s reassessment effort have started working in Tyrone. more »»

Developers seek tax break on old school

April 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Three taxing bodies are being asked to approve creation of a tax-break zone on the site of the former Allegheny No. 1 Elementary School. more »»

Yard waste collection ends in city

April 15, 2015 City workers are no longer collecting spring yard waste, although city residents can dispose of theirs still by taking it to a packer truck parked behind the city highway yard, 5010 Sixth Ave. more »»

Antis puts burn ban into effect

April 15, 2015 BELLWOOD — Antis Township manager Lucas Martsolf said Monday supervisors voted to instate a burn ban within the township due to dry conditions. more »»

Tyrone board approves principal’s transfer

April 15, 2015 TYRONE — Tyrone Area School Board voted unanimously Tuesday to approve the transfer of an early childhood principal to an elementary school teacher. more »»

Ballpark solicitation will start with raffle

April 14, 2015 The Altoona-Blair County Develop­ment Corp. is coordinating an effort that will create a pool of money to help pay for capital improvements at Peoples Natural Gas Field. more »»

Sun Air accused of unfair tactics

April 14, 2015 MARTINSBURG — An Oregon airline has filed a complaint with the U.S. more »»

Man takes animal rights message to circus crowd

April 14, 2015 Filing into the Jaffa Shrine on a warm, sunny afternoon Monday, spectators may have been surprised to see a few protesters standing across the street, requesting circuses cease their use of animals... more »»

Tyrone schools make anti-bullying video

April 14, 2015 TYRONE — Bullying prevention is taking a new form at Tyrone Area School District, where grant money was used to create a video campaign geared toward educating both students and parents. more »»

Nursing home workers to rally

April 14, 2015 Union-backed nursing home workers will rally in Altoona on Wednesday in favor of doubling the minimum wage to $15 an hour. more »»

Accidents

April 14, 2015 Bedford state police -- Taylor N. Logue, 21, Breezewood, was injured when her car and a car driven by Cameron S. Savage, 22, Wesley Chapel, Fla. more »»

Tyrone man faces trial

April 14, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Tyrone man charged with public drunkenness and possession of drug paraphernalia will stand trial after Blair County President Judge Jolene . more »»

 
 
 

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