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Ashville Borough police chief facing charges

April 26, 2016 The Ashville Borough police chief faces charges in Altoona after an alleged domestic dispute on city streets. more »»

Ohio kidnapping, murder suspect hanged self in cell

April 26, 2016 ERIE — A coroner says an Ohio kidnapping suspect charged in the beating death of a woman in a northwestern Pennsylvania home invasion hanged himself at the county prison during the weekend. more »»

Republican ballot

April 26, 2016 In addition to those running for national and state offices, voters will also choose county committee members. more »»

Area briefs

April 26, 2016 TYRONE Bridge replacement project to begin Cottle’s Asphalt Maintenance of Everett will begin work on Friday on the Route 4027 SH bridge replacement project. more »»

Plumber denied request for test

April 26, 2016 The city Plumbing Hearing Board will not allow a local plumber who is qualified as a master in Johnstown to take a test to qualify as a master in Altoona, because he hasn’t worked for two years as a... more »»

Cambria County sees drop in voters

April 25, 2016 Even with 1,500 new registrations since Jan. 1 of this year, Cambria County is still down more than 2,000 voters since the 2012 primary elections. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

April 25, 2016 Altoona police April 8 - Burglary: 100 block Cherry Ave. - Theft: 1100 block Green Ave., 1900 block Chestnut Ave., 900 block 31st St. - Drugs: 1100 block 16th St., 1400 block Washington Ave. more »»

Hundreds attend walk for MS

April 25, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — More than 900 people crowded onto the grounds of Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School on Sunday afternoon, then went for a walk through the borough. more »»

CERT helps police during blackouts

April 25, 2016 Former state trooper Thomas Robison likes to say he’s preparing people for the zombie apocalypse. more »»

Police probe woman’s death

April 25, 2016 EVERETT — State police are looking into the the death a 47-year-old Everett woman found inside her burned house on Saturday night. more »»

Run benefits wounded heroes

April 24, 2016 Beneath Saturday morning’s overcast sky, about 110 runners followed a route around Penn State Altoona to participate in the third annual Run for Wounded Heroes. more »»

Shuster, Halvorson spending thousands on campaigns

April 24, 2016 The Republican fight for the U.S. House 9th District has drawn attention from across the country, with some prominent observers predicting a close fight on Tuesda. more »»

Woman facing drug charges

April 24, 2016 An Altoona woman remained in jail Saturday night on multiple charges after police found hundreds of heroin packets at her residence on Friday morning. Ashley Lynn Novosel, 27, 208 E. more »»

Scout camp negotiations continue

April 24, 2016 As a regional branch of the Boy Scouts of America makes plans to sell a Bald Eagle camp that has been a constant in the community for more than a century, Camp Anderson Corp. more »»

Workshop focuses on improving charity

April 24, 2016 At a workshop Tuesday near Altoona designed to help local agencies do charity work more effectively, a speaker asked participants to create four equilateral triangles from six popsicle sticks — with... more »»

Blair County Prison reinstating GED tutoring

April 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Blair County Prison will soon begin tutoring inmates to prepare them for the Pennsylvania General Educational Development test, which can provide them with the equivalent of a... more »»

Committee reviewing inmate program

April 24, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron hopes to have a standard procedure governing a prison work-release program ready in a month. more »»

Altoona man facing charges after alleged assault

April 24, 2016 A city man faces a felony assault charge after police say he choked his girlfriend’s son until he was unconscious. Robert F. Longnecker, 35, of 110 Fourth St. was arrested about 7 p.. more »»

Event to train disabled people for emergencies

April 24, 2016 During Hurricane Sandy, there were people who are deaf who failed to hear sirens and bullhorn announcements to evacuate. more »»

Road work briefs

April 24, 2016 TYRONE Snyder Twp. more »»

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