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Southern Alleghenies adopts bike plan

August 24, 2016 The Southern Alle­ghenies Rural Planning Organization recently adopted both its regional bicycle and pedestrian plan and its coordinated transit-human services plan. more »»

SAPDC to host 51 countries at event

August 24, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — The Penn­sylvania Office of Inter­national Business Develop­ment and the Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission are preparing for “Bringing the World to PA” Sept. more »»

Driver identified in Cambria fatal crash

August 23, 2016 More than two months after a traffic accident killed a mother and her daughter in Cambria Township, police have revealed the name of the driver. Marc . more »»

Federal lawsuit settled

August 23, 2016 A federal lawsuit filed in 2011 against two Cambria County boroughs and two police officers seems to have reached a final resolution after settlements were reached. more »»

Part of city building collapses

August 23, 2016 The top of the building at 1747 Margaret Ave. collapsed Monday, forcing city officials to close the road where it intersects with 19th Street. more »»

Ebensburg expects more water violations

August 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Ebens­burg officials confirmed Monday the borough had violated drinking water standards for the third quarter and that more violations could be expected through next spring. more »»

Event rescheduled

August 23, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE — A Community Day Celebration has been scheduled for Sept. 3, with activities, food sales and a fireworks show. more »»

Cambria looking at storage for records

August 23, 2016 EBENSBURG — Cambria County officials apparently have already looked at properties where they can transfer county records currently housed at the Old Cambria County Jail. more »»

Coroner waiting for autopsy report in apparent drowning

August 23, 2016 An autopsy has yet to reveal what caused a 17-year-old’s weekend death in Raystown Lake, Blair County Coroner Patty Ross said Monda. more »»


August 23, 2016 Coroner identifies two killed in crash BEDFORD — The Bedford County Coroner’s office has identified two people killed Sunday afternoon in a crash near Bedford. more »»

Jury: Man guilty on drug charges

August 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County jury was able to find an Altoona man guilty on nine charges linked to cocaine sales, even though the cocaine buyer wasn’t available to testify because he died in... more »»

AASD asked to review decision

August 22, 2016 The Altoona Area School Board is on the path toward a new high school building in 2018, but Bob Kutz, president of the Altoona Area Building Trades Council, wants the board to reconsider demolishing... more »»

After early struggles, area ethanol plant thriving

August 22, 2016 CLEARFIELD — Pennsylvania’s only ethanol plant had a rough beginning but is now thriving. “We have 85 employees today. Four years ago when the plant was purchased, they had 35 employees. more »»

Farm show marks 50th year

August 22, 2016 WILLIAMSBURG — The vegetables entered in this year’s Williamsburg Community Farm Show were colorful but not plentiful. more »»

AWA approves pretreatment rates, rules

August 22, 2016 The Altoona Water Authority recently approved a new slate of rates, rules and regulations for business and industrial customers whose sewage effluent requires pretreatment. more »»

Controller: Revenue down because of conservation

August 22, 2016 The Altoona Water Authority’s website has a page devoted to conservation tips. The state Department of Environmental Resources publishes a fact sheet with similar tips. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

August 22, 2016 Allegheny Township police July 11 — Criminal mischief: 100 block Redwood Lane — Theft: 100 block Raible Drive; 2000 block Plank Road July 12 — Criminal mischief: 500 block Municipal Drive — Forgery... more »»

Decision affects Megan's Law registry guidelines

August 21, 2016 The public will be “less protected” under a Pennsylvania Supreme Court decision that reduces the number of years some child sexual offenders must register with state police, Blair County First... more »»

Schools receive opioid antidote

August 21, 2016 While students overdosing on opioid drugs hasn’t been an issue in area schools, a life-saving medicine will make its way into local school nurses’ offices, providing an antidote just in cas. more »»

Dickey, law firm get approval to represent Ross

August 21, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Altoona attorney Thomas M. more »»

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