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DelGrosso’s unveils attraction

May 25, 2016 TIPTON — With temperatures expected in the 80s, DelGrosso’s Amusement Park officials are excited about Saturday’s opening of the Laguna Splash Water Park. more »»

Chick-fil-A coming to Altoona

May 24, 2016 A Chick-fil-A restaurant will be coming to Altoona at the site of the former Montezuma Mexican Restaurant. more »»

Airports at risk of losing gov’t subsidy

May 24, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Altoona-Blair County and the John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County airports are among 30 airports whose federal subsidy for daily passenger flights is at risk. The U.S. more »»

Logan Town Centre owners say they have fix for mountain fault

May 24, 2016 Engineers working to remedy a large crack or fault in the mountainside behind a popular Logan Township shopping center have zeroed in on a solution, according to Logan Town Centre officials. more »»

Police charge 14 in large heroin bust

May 24, 2016 Fourteen people have been charged in connection with what police said were the largest controlled purchases of heroin to occur in Blair County. more »»

Dozens oppose AASD’s choice to move principal

May 24, 2016 Dozens of people, including teachers, parents and a police officer, attended an Altoona Area School Board meeting Monday to oppose the board’s decision to remove the principal of Penn-Lincoln, the... more »»

Meth suspect gets two years in prison program

May 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who was operating a methamphetamine lab in his home last year has been ordered to participate in a state prison Intermediate Punishment Program for two years, followed... more »»

Area high school commencement schedule

May 24, 2016 May 25 Bishop Carroll — 7 p.m. at Saint Francis University May 26 Williamsburg Community — 7 p.m. at high school May 27 Bishop Guilfoyle — 7 p.m. more »»

Blair making changes to prison, 911 center

May 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County leaders have agreed to personnel and workload changes affecting two of the county’s larger departments. more »»

Man convicted of killing Iowa lawmaker’s two sisters

May 24, 2016 PITTSBURGH — A jury in Pennsylvania convicted a man Monday in the slayings of two neighbors — sisters of an Iowa state lawmaker — and now must decide whether his punishment should be death or to... more »»

DUI task force nets motorists for impaired driving, drugs

May 24, 2016 Five motorists were arrested for impaired driving and one person was arrested for underage drinking during a Blair County DUI Task Force roving patrol on Friday, Duncansville Police Chief James E. more »»

Bicycling gaining traction in area

May 23, 2016 Baseball is known as America’s national pastime — maybe it should be bicycling. more »»

Arts fest fans fend off bad weather

May 23, 2016 Professional photos of a sun-drenched magnolia plantation, a warm Charleston, S.C. more »»

Altoona surgeon set to lead national medical group

May 23, 2016 Dr. Andrew W. Gurman is an orthopedic hand surgeon in Altoona who was chosen last year to serve as president of the American Medical Association. more »»

New York cyclist dies in collision with bus

May 23, 2016 A man visiting from New York was killed Friday evening when his mountain bike collided with a school bus on a Huntingdon County road, state police said. Police said Marc L. more »»

Marasco recaps ‘exciting’ year for ABCD

May 23, 2016 Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. had an “exciting” year, its retiring leader said. “We were able to lay the groundwork for several major initiatives. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

May 23, 2016 Altoona police April 20 - Criminal mischief: 1100 block 11th St. - Drugs: 1100 block 16th St.; 1800 block Campus View Drive; 3100 block Juniata Gap Road - Theft: 200 block Walton Av. more »»

Public access may soon go dark

May 22, 2016 A change in operations of Altoona Public Access Television could mean the end of local TV programming after June 30, Altoona City Manager Marla Marcinko indicated. more »»

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