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zNewsletter Sunday

Man faces underage sex crime charges

A Tyrone man facing dozens of charges involving child pornography and human trafficking has been denied bail. Paul Robert Holpit, 24, was arraigned Wednesday morning before Magisterial District Judge Fred B. Miller on 15 felony charges each of photographing, filming, or depicting a sex act ...

CKSB awards new contracts in athletic field project

CLAYSBURG — The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board awarded a $521,900 electrical contract to Mashan Inc. Wednesday evening as part of its ongoing athletic project. District Business Manager Michelle Smithmeyer said that the district had received two bids for the project and decided that Mashan ...

Borough, Watchdog case lands in court

HOLLIDAYSBURG — Representatives for the Hollidaysburg Community Watchdog and Hollidaysburg Borough squared off in Blair County Court on Wednesday to address alleged Sunshine Law violations and related complaints that developed over the borough’s financial support for the Phoenix Volunteer ...

Slow-speed chase yields fleeing, drug charges

A slow-speed pursuit through the city has a local man facing charges of fleeing police and DUI. Leonzor Dell Jones, 44, of Altoona, was arraigned Wednesday before Magisterial District Judge Daniel C. DeAntonio on a felony charge of fleeing or attempting to elude an officer; misdemeanor charges ...

Officer’s estate sues Blair for death

22-08-30 Russell Complaint JOHNSTOWN — The estate of a Blair County Prison corrections officer killed last year in a shooting at Central Court has filed a wrongful death lawsuit naming several factors in a “state-created danger” leading to Rhonda Russell’s death. The 47-year-old ...