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zNewsletter Sunday

Out of this world

CRESSON — Dylan Baum was only 3 years old when he first told his mother that he wanted to go to the moon one day. Now he is one step closer to realizing that dream as he becomes a Space Force recruit. A small crowd of family, friends and well-wishers gathered outside the Cresson American ...

Blair plays host to state’s sheriffs

Sheriffs and chief deputies are getting a chance to see new cruisers, uniforms, outfitting equipment, ballistics protection and phone services this week. Blair County is hosting the 99th annual Pennsylvania Sheriffs’ Convention through Saturday, bringing together sheriffs and chief deputies ...

Borough library director retires

HOLLIDAYSBURG — While Janet Eldred is retiring as director of the Hollidaysburg Area Public Library, she won’t be shelving her love of books any time soon. “I sit and read books all day,” she said of being a librarian. “And that is what I’m going to do the first three months after ...

A place for Naomi: Garden pays tribute to artist’s disabled niece

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Local artist Joel Koss and a group of anonymous volunteers have beautified the corner of Allegheny and Lindsay streets in honor of Koss’s disabled niece, Naomi Kathleen Caughey, 13. The Naomi Kathleen Garden, once a vacant lot, is now home to a metal sculpture created by ...

City man accused of endangering child

Jaleel Shakir Peterson, 28, faces a felony charge of endangering the welfare of a child, misdemeanor charges of recklessly endangering another person and use/possession of drug paraphernalia and summary charges of public drunkenness and pedestrian fail to yield after Altoona police responded to ...