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SCI Cresson talks continuing

January 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — More than three years ago, news leaked that state officials planned to close the State Correctional Institution at Cresson, transferring both prisoners and jobs out of Cambria Count. more »»

Judge upholds conviction for man involved in assault

January 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The conviction last August of a 28-year-old Altoona man for an aggravated assault that occurred outside of a local bar has been upheld by Blair County Judge Elizabeth A. Doyle. more »»

Cambria County adjusts salaries for deputy row officers

January 15, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County officials on Thursday modified starting salaries for its row officers’ deputies, saying the change would fix pay disparities. more »»

Pennsylvania Farm Show briefs

January 15, 2016 Three local hogs place in competition Three Bedford County youth’s hogs placed in the market hog competition during the 100th Pennsylvania Farm Show. Jeffrey . more »»

Council member breaks down ‘barrier’

January 14, 2016 Women have served on Altoona City Council, the last being Regina Reighard, who left her seat in early 1998. A black man has also served — Will Lightner in 2009. more »»

Bellwood residents facing tax hike

January 14, 2016 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School District residents will face their 11th tax increase in the last 12 year. more »»

BBQ place opening downtown

January 14, 2016 Dan Damron was dissatisfied with his restaurant options. more »»

BBQ place opening downtown

January 14, 2016 Dan Damron was dissatisfied with his restaurant options. more »»

Maple syrup producers enjoy sweet business

January 14, 2016 HARRISBURG — Nice people make one of the sweetest products made in Pennsylvania, one expert says. “You won’t run into nicer people than maple syrup producers. more »»

Tyrone board approves $50K to enhance reading program

January 14, 2016 TYRONE — A new supplemental reading program will soon be in place at Tyrone schools, as Tyrone Area School Board voted at a Tuesday evening meeting to pay more than $50,000 for its purchase. more »»

Tyrone Borough Council working to revise hospital deed

January 14, 2016 TYRONE — Moving forward with plans to become a member of Penn State Health, officials from Tyrone hospital have asked Borough Council to revise a property deed, which contains several errors. more »»

Suspect linked to Operation Last Call asks judge for review

January 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who was recently brought back from Connecticut has asked a Blair County judge to review the drug charges filed against him as the result of Operation Last Call. more »»

Psychologist: Try teen as juvenile

January 14, 2016 PITTSBURGH — A forensic psychologist says one of two teenagers charged in the beating death of a Hollidaysburg teen at a Pittsburgh group home last year should be tried as a juvenile. more »»

Board grants Unter Uns’ food request

January 14, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday voted to allow the Unter Uns Musical & Entertainment Society of Pleasant Valley to continue its recently adopted practice of serving food to the publi. more »»

Police: Man put pills in ex’s mailbox

January 14, 2016 State police have charged a man who they say placed pills in an ex-girlfriend’s mailbox. Donald W. Montgomery III, 37, of 1122 S. Jaggard St. more »»

Campaign would register disabled residents

January 14, 2016 The Center for Independent Living is conducting a campaign to register Blair County’s approximately 22,000 disabled people with the county 911 Center, so first responders can be ready to help them i... more »»

Claysburg-Kimmel board to limit tax hike

January 14, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board voted Wednesday to keep any property tax increase this year within a state-mandated limit of 3.6 percent. more »»

City Council agrees to consider rezoning

January 14, 2016 City Council on Wednesday informally agreed to consider rezoning a lot on Pleasant Valley Boulevard near Bishop Guilfoyle from residential to highway business, to allow for creation of a used car lot. more »»

Inmate facing added charges after pills found

January 14, 2016 A Blair County Prison inmate faces drug charges after police say she was caught with pills inside the jai. more »»

Pipeline workers to limit road use in Blair Township

January 13, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — Contrac­tors working on the Mariner East 2 pipeline in Blair Township expect to use Hamer Drive on a limited basis, rather than as a regular route to get to a construction site inside... more »»

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