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HealthSouth to honor patients

September 21, 2016 Five area residents will be honored Monday when HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona presents its 23rd annual Rehab Awards. U.S. Re. more »»

AASD elementary school plans debated

September 20, 2016 A crowd of about 40 people listened Monday as KCBA architect Mike Kelly outlined plans for renovating elementary schools and building a new elementary school on the Keith Athletic Field. more »»

County libraries to unveil new cards

September 20, 2016 Blair County Library System officials will unveil new library cards today at a county commissioners’ meeting. more »»

Logan losing one K-9 officer

September 20, 2016 One of Logan Township’s K-9 officers is moving on. His canine, meanwhile, is staying home. more »»

Spring Cove to hire first school police officer

September 20, 2016 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board voted Monday to tentatively approve a new school police officer position. more »»

School board tables vote on ‘In God We Trust’ plaque

September 20, 2016 The Altoona Area School Board heard from about 10 people Monday regarding a gift to the board, a plaque reading “In God We Trust.” The gift for the school board room was given by the Class of 1966. more »»

AMED will seek bids for 3 ambulance vans

September 20, 2016 AMED on Monday authorized Executive Director Gary Watters to seek bids for the purchase of three new Mercedes ambulance vans, because the three that AMED bought in the spring have performed so... more »»

Bishop Carroll to offer college classes

September 20, 2016 EBENSBURG — Bishop Carroll Catholic High School officials have announced new college-level classes to be offered to students through Saint Francis University. more »»

Woman arrested for assaulting police officer

September 20, 2016 A Roaring Spring woman has posted bail after her arrest on charges she assaulted an Altoona police officer over the weekend. Shannon N. more »»


September 20, 2016 Police: Reports of clowns unfounded HOLLIDAYSBURG — State police in Hollidaysburg said that reports of clowns in the Tipton area over the weekend were checked out, but nothing was foun. more »»

Two face charges for burglaries; one in custody

September 20, 2016 Altoona police say two men are facing charges in separate burglaries over the weekend. Both incidents were domestic in nature. more »»

Board to hear elementary school plan

September 19, 2016 Three years after voting to close two elementary schools, the Altoona Area School Board is to hear a presentation Monday on building a new elementary school at the Keith Athletic Field to alleviate... more »»

Thinking outside the box

September 19, 2016 In the early days of the auto industry, most cars were manufactured one at a time, in small shops, by hand. more »»

Fire department seeks dismissal of lawsuit

September 19, 2016 The Logan Township United Fire Department is asking a federal judge to dismiss a civil rights lawsuit filed by a former member who claimed in June he was the victim of racial discrimination by his... more »»

Ebensburg preparing for annual PotatoFest

September 19, 2016 EBENSBURG — Ebensburg is preparing to celebrate an important anniversary of its popular PotatoFest this weekend. more »»

Exploring work vehicles delights kids

September 19, 2016 EBENSBURG — A little boy excitedly pulled on his mother’s hand as they approached a fire engine parked inside Dauntless Fire Company along Sample Street. more »»

Expansion includes chapel, center

September 19, 2016 MARTINSBURG — Construction is nearly complete for a new chapel and cultural center at Homewood at Martinsbur. more »»

St. Patrick enrollment increases

September 18, 2016 NEWRY — The crowd attending a PTO meeting at St. Patrick School fell silent at the question: “When was the last time enrollment was this high?” canon lawyer Philip Gray asked. more »»

Amtrak might ‘de-staff’ Altoona station

September 18, 2016 Altoona could soon join the ranks of many smaller towns that don’t have an Amtrak ticket agent on duty when passenger trains come through. more »»

Claysburg-Kimmel, foundation seek discussion on program

September 18, 2016 CLAYSBURG — Even as the Claysburg-Kimmel School District prepares to expand its after-school science and technology program with the help of local fundraisers, communication problems and... more »»

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