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Lack of budget wrecking school funds

September 2, 2015 State subsidies count for more than half of many area school districts’ budgets, and school bells are ringing without those districts seeing one cent of their state funding. more »»

Coroner called to scene of Cove farm accident

September 2, 2015 Emergency responders, including employees of the Blair County coroner’s office, were called to the scene of a farming accident Tuesday in Huston Township. more »»

Judge to decide restitution on case

September 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Senior Judge Hiram A. more »»

Guilty plea planned in fatal crash

September 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County Prison inmate who plans to enter a guilty plea stemming from a 2013 fatal accident apparently won’t be able to visit her 5-year-old son until court officials learn mor... more »»

State College man charged with shooting wife dead

September 2, 2015 Police have charged a State College man with first-degree murder for fatally shooting his wife Sunday after a family argument. more »»

Elections office seeing new voters

September 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The state’s online voter registration system introduced last week has already started to generate new voters in Blair County. more »»

Zoning change approved for shop

September 2, 2015 The Altoona City Planning Commission approved a recommendation for City Council Tuesday that would rezone a single household residential area on Logan Boulevard and Circle Avenue to also be used for... more »»

Man charged with arson has felonies withdrawn

September 2, 2015 Two felonies — arson and causing a catastrophe — were withdrawn against a man accused of setting a fire that burned down his family’s home at 125 McClellan Road in Glasgow in August. But Gerald W. more »»

Norfolk Southern unveils reduced emission locomotives for rail yards

September 2, 2015 From Mirror staff reports Norfolk Southern unveiled the nation’s first reduced emission locomotives developed under a public-private partnership for use in rail yards in urban areas in Atlanta on... more »»


September 2, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG Police warn about IRS scan State police are warning that scammers are calling and pretending to work for the IRS, informing those who answer that they owe money, according to a news... more »»

ATV rider injured in accident

September 2, 2015 HUNTINGDON — A man was flown by medical helicopter to UPMC Altoona after he crashed an ATV Saturday evening in Todd Township, Huntingdon County, state police at Huntingdon said. more »»

Mom charged with DUI while children were in her vehicle

September 2, 2015 An Altoona woman faces multiple charges, including endangering the welfare of children, after police allege she drove her vehicle while intoxicated with her children in the back seat. Jesse D. more »»

Hospital plans open house at HealthForce office

September 2, 2015 EVERETT — An open house will be held from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at UPMC Bedford Memorial’s HealthForce Office, Specialty Service Area, 195 Memorial Drive, Suite 6, lower level, Everett. more »»

Nazi banner replaces US flag

September 1, 2015 State police are searching for suspects after someone stole an American flag flying from the former New Paris Elementary building and replaced it with the flag of Nazi Germany. Police said the U.S. more »»

Judge: Teens will be tried as adults

September 1, 2015 BEDFORD — Two teenagers accused of murdering a Roaring Spring woman are set to continue their cases as adults after a Bedford County judge ruled against motions to try them as juveniles. more »»

Original Hollidaysburg donor says turf project ‘exhausting’

September 1, 2015 Back when replacing grass fields with turf was met with skepticism, Shawn McCarl approached the Hollidaysburg Area School Board with an unconventional proposal and a business pla. more »»

School board agrees to teachers’ contract

September 1, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board agreed in an 8-1 vote Monday to accept a three-year contract with the teachers’ union, with a raise slated for each of the next three year. more »»

Plane crashes in Bedford County

September 1, 2015 A small plane crash in a rural Bedford County field Sunday left a father and son with minor injuries, emergency responders said. more »»

Truck overturns

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Blair judge dismisses new petition by inmate sentenced to life in prison

September 1, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Elizabeth . more »»

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