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Governor: Invest in education

February 11, 2016 Followed by a throng of students, school board members and school administrators, Gov. more »»

Kane survives removal from office

February 11, 2016 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s embattled attorney general survived a Senate vote to remove her from office on Wednesday as all but one of her fellow Democrats stood by her, defeating a resolution that... more »»

Police accuse father of burning daughter

February 11, 2016 A 34-year-old Altoona man is in jail on child abuse charges after police discovered his daughter with a severe burn to her leg. Travis Q. Bush-Wonderly, of 1030 Fifth Ave. more »»

C-K students’anti-drug poster draws national attention

February 11, 2016 CLAYSBURG — A crowd of Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary students — already pumped up by a dog-themed assembly — cheered and raised their hands for high-fives Wednesday as they celebrated a national win... more »»

Tyrone ordinance update restricts ATVs

February 11, 2016 TYRONE — Those who like to ride all-terrain vehicles might have to look elsewhere because of a new rule that all but prohibits the activity within borough limit. more »»

Judge: Landlord can’t approve police searches

February 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A landlord cannot give police consent to search a renter’s room, according to a decision Wednesday by Blair County President Judge Jolene . more »»

Gallitzin sewer project nearly done

February 11, 2016 GALLITZIN — Borough officials announced Wed­nesday that mainline installation for its multi­million-dollar sewer project is nearly complete. more »»

Council hears ordinance details

February 11, 2016 City officials are working on a new noise ordinance to allow for outdoor music at licensed alcohol establishments — but not one as radically different from the current one as proposed in 2014 by... more »»

Drug suspect facing trial

February 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge in an opinion filed Wednesday ruled the prosecution presented enough evidence to send a drug case against Ineek Banks, 31, of Altoona to trial. more »»

Area briefs

February 11, 2016 PATTON Borough extends pool season In response to complaints over a short season for Pattonás pool, Borough Council agreed Tuesday to extend this yearás season by two week. more »»

Area briefs

February 11, 2016 CLAYSBURG C-K postpones faculty interaction vote The Claysburg-Kimmel School Board postponed a decision on a new policy that would set limits on adult-student social interaction Wednesday, instead... more »»

DA seeks to revoke man’s bail

February 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County District Attorney Richard A. more »»

DA seeks to revoke man’s bail

February 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County District Attorney Richard A. more »»

Wolf: State deficit ‘a time bomb’

February 10, 2016 HARRISBURG — Gov. more »»

Canadian Pacific still pushing for Norfolk Southern deal

February 10, 2016 Canadian Pacific Railway is hoping to enlist Norfolk Southern Railway shareholders in its effort to merge the companies to create a transcontinental railroad. more »»

Group considering Old Rt. 22 project

February 10, 2016 CRESSON — A Cambria County planning group said a stretch between Mount Aloysius College and the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site is the target for their next project. more »»

Blair County workers to stay out of reassessment appeals process

February 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Taxpayers who want to challenge the forthcoming values assigned to their properties through Blair County’s reassessment will be directed to an appointed board and rules for appealin. more »»

Jury selection date set in homicide case

February 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Elizabeth A. more »»

Republicans question Wolf’s spending plan

February 10, 2016 Within hours of Gov. Tom Wolf’s 2016-17 budget address Tuesday, local lawmakers reacted with press releases and written statements. more »»

Police: Patton man cut officer with knife

February 10, 2016 PATTON — Officials said an intoxicated man trying to wake his neighbors last week swung a pocket knife at a police officer and cut hi. more »»

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