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Traveling man

July 28, 2015 Charlie Peters knows the impact one firm handshake and five words can have on a war veteran. more »»

ABCD Corp. breaks ground for $7.5M park

July 28, 2015 CLAYSBURG — With infrastructure work underway in the background, Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. along with federal, state and local officials, officially broke ground Monday at the Martin J. more »»

Judge: Return items to American Legion

July 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade . more »»

Iowa teens volunteer in Pa.

July 28, 2015 More than 100 Iowa 18-year-olds are spending a week of their summer reaching across state borders to improve life for residents of mobile home parks in Altoona and Dun­cans­ville. more »»

Police say man assaulted girl, 11, at 10th St. park

July 28, 2015 A 22-year-old man is behind bars after police say he groped an 11-year-old girl at a city park. Altoona police arrested Benjamin S. more »»

Police: Man chased girl at reservoir

July 28, 2015 Logan Township police continue to look for a man who they say ran after a 17-year-old girl with a knife and rope. It happened about 3:30 p.m. July 20 near the Lower Mill Run Reservoir, police sa. more »»

Man accused of fleeing police with 2-year-old in car

July 28, 2015 Police say a man fled police with a 2-year-old boy in the back seat of his vehicle. Christopher R. Gunter, 21, of 1308 10th St. was allegedly speeding along Plank Road about 7 p.m. more »»

Tipton man faces charges of assault, felony theft

July 28, 2015 A Tipton man is behind bars after allegedly assaulting his girlfriend and stealing her car. Donald F. Hunter III, 25, 533 Sassafras St. more »»

Ruth Longer loved to teach about literacy and reading

July 28, 2015 A person would need more than two hands to count all of the local organizations Duncansville resident Ruth H. Longer was involved in. more »»

Police arrest five at DUI checkpoint

July 28, 2015 Officers arrested five people — three for impaired driving and two for possession of marijuana — during a sobriety checkpoint on Route 36 in Hollidaysburg on Friday night. more »»

Little Big Town cancels area show

July 28, 2015 Award-winning country music band Little Big Town has canceled three weeks of its shows in August, including a scheduled appearance at the Clearfield County Fair on Aug. more »»

Ebensburg Borough briefs

July 28, 2015 Council adopts no-smoking policy for playgrounds After voting unanimously last month to formalize a years-old tobacco-free policy at area parks and playgrounds, Ebensburg Borough Council found itsel... more »»

Area briefs

July 28, 2015 Hollidaysburg Traffic patterns change at bridges New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. will adjust traffic patterns at the bridges on Route 36 in East Freedom on Wednesday and Thursday, PennDOT sai. more »»

Juniata studying habits of trout

July 27, 2015 Juniata College researchers working with the Little Juniata River Association are trying to learn where the brown trout go when the water gets warm. more »»

Family court cases ‘taxing’

July 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Court Administrator Janice Meadows said earlier this month said that “the Family Court in Blair County is taxing. more »»

AAHS student adviser, mentor enjoys giving back

July 27, 2015 Altoona Area High School students have a gem of a mentor in teacher and student council adviser David Aboud. more »»

Fire orientation to inform public

July 27, 2015 Area public officials and media members will get the chance to experience what firefighters experience routinely at a “Fire Ops 101” Sept. 19 in Patton. more »»

Man accused of DUI, burglary

July 27, 2015 HUNTINGDON — A man was lodged in the Huntingdon County Prison following a series of incidents late Saturday in Juniata and Smithfield townships. At about 11:10 p.. more »»

Bridge work set to begin

July 27, 2015 Clearfield — A bridge replacement job will start Monday and run until Aug. 31 in Clearfield County, PennDOT said. more »»

Retailers prepare for school shoppers

July 26, 2015 Though recent July heat and sunny skies may lend themselves to pleasant thoughts of sunbathing and summer vacations, a visit to the mall or an area department store is likely to bring about some... more »»

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