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Council introduces Dowlut ordinance

April 29, 2016 City Council on Wednesday introduced an amendment to the zoning ordinance that would rezone a section of Lakemont Terrace from residential to mixed use, while creating a special exception for... more »»

Cesare Battisti passes noise test

April 29, 2016 City Council may be prepared to let the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado go before the Liquor Control Board to regain permission to hold outdoor musical entertainment. more »»

Ex-banker sentenced to prison for a day

April 29, 2016 A former Hollidaysburg banker was sentenced Thursday to serve one day in prison and two years of supervised release on his conviction for misapplication of funds by a bank employee. U.S. more »»

Police probe prison unrest

April 29, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg police have been asked to investigate a “disturbance” that occurred Sunday night and Monday morning and three recent assaults on inmates, two of whom received treatment... more »»

Logan to consider reducing amusement tax

April 29, 2016 Logan Township supervisors agreed Thursday to consider reducing the amusement tax starting in 2017 as a way to produce revenue for a fund that will pay for major maintenance and capital improvements... more »»

Shuster’s lead in 9th narrowing

April 28, 2016 With preliminary results showing challenger Art Halvorson trailing U.S. Rep. more »»

Friars to face trial

April 28, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Magisterial District Judge Paula Aigner ruled Wednesday that prosecutors presented enough evidence against three former ministers provincial of the Third Order Regular Franciscan... more »»

Logan Town Centre fault drawing attention

April 28, 2016 A fault zig-zagging up Brush Mountain behind a row of Logan Town Centre stores grew rapidly in recent days, and it’s getting attention. more »»

Freehling: Crime decreases in city

April 28, 2016 The number of reported crimes in Altoona declined by 6 percent last year, compared to the year before, with less-serious crimes accounting for most of the decrease, Police Chief Janice Freehling tol... more »»

Police: Altoona man attacked two women during trip for sugar

April 28, 2016 An Altoona man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting two women on Third Avenue early Wednesday. Justin M. Sanders, 27, of 1917 Sixth Ave., Apt. 1, was walking with another woman about 1:30 a.m. more »»

DelGrosso’s water park on track to open

April 28, 2016 TIPTON — The newest addition to DelGrosso’s Amusement Park is set to open one month from today. Construction on the $12. more »»

Altoona Area School Board accepts resignations

April 28, 2016 The Altoona Area School Board unanimously but reluctantly accepted resignations of two of the district’s top leaders during a special board meeting Wednesday. more »»

PennDOT eyes big improvement for little cost

April 28, 2016 The days of big-money federal demonstration projects for PennDOT’s local district are long gone, which has helped steer the department toward improvements that offer substantial help at minimal cost. more »»

Trump likely to see wide support from Pa. delegates

April 28, 2016 With Republican frontrunner Donald Trump’s resounding victory across Pennsylvania on Tuesday, delegates backing him are set to pack the state’s contingent at the July GOP convention. more »»

Elections director says Blair changes went well

April 28, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Changes to polling locations in Altoona and in Frankstown and Blair townships seemed to work well during Tuesday’s primary, Blair County Director of Elections Sarah Seymour said. more »»

PSU adds 3-D Printer Lab

April 27, 2016 A donation from a local business is enhancing the educational experience at Penn State Altoona’s engineering and visual art studies programs. more »»

Devorrises honored

April 27, 2016 The Central Pennsylvania Community Foundation will present the 2016 Central Pennsylvania Philanthropy Award to Don and Nancy Devorris at their annual luncheon on May 5. more »»

Rep. Shuster clings to 9th District seat

April 27, 2016 U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster was in the nail-bitter of his 16-year career before emerging late Tuesday night as the apparent winner over challenger and fellow Republican Art Halvorson of Manns Choice. more »»

Halvorson: 9th District race not over

April 27, 2016 BEDFORD — After several nerve-wracking hours Tuesday night, 9th Congressional District Republican challenger Art Halvorson said the race remained too close to call, as an uncertain number of... more »»

Clinton, Trump win Pa.

April 27, 2016 HARRISBURG — Billionaire real estate developer Donald Trump and former U.S. more »»

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