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zNewsletter Sunday

HASD store aids students in need

HOLLIDAYSBURG — The new Tiger Treasure Store, offering free clothing and other essentials to students, will be up and running soon at the Hollidaysburg Area Junior High School. Jodie Albarano of the HASD Foundation said there has been talk about hosting a site for kids to get needed items, ...

Roaring Spring man gets time served sentence

HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Roaring Spring man has received a time-served sentence for simple assault, the only conviction rendered in April by a jury that cleared Matthew T. Shoenfelt of six additional offenses from a domestic incident, including felony counts of strangulation and ...

Court won’t aid B-A student

HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has concluded that he cannot intervene in a Bellwood-Antis School District decision affecting where a student sexual assault victim attends school. Attorneys on behalf of the student’s family appealed to Judge Timothy M. Sullivan for intervention ...

New life sought for old garage

Bedford County leaders are hoping an environmental inspection of an old gas station/garage in the downtown area will remove a major hurdle in finding a buyer or investor interested in repurposing the 1920s structure. Through the Industrial Sites Reuse Program, the Bedford County Development ...

Stair climb honors 9/11 responders

Sheetz Human Resources Technology Manager Bill Rabold was in 10th grade at Altoona Area High School when the 9/11 attacks occurred, and he remembers the shock he felt watching the twin towers crumble on TV. The event triggered respect and appreciation for the firefighters, police and others ...

Hyndman man arraigned on felony child sex charges

A Hyndman man accused of corruption of minors and endangering the welfare of a female juvenile is behind bars after he was unable to post bail in the case, according to court documents. Anthony Edward Troutman, 31, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon before Magisterial District Judge Tonya M. ...