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Man wanted by police escapes crash

March 28, 2015 A Windber man allegedly involved in the sale of 18 bags of heroin to a confidential informant in Altoona remained at large Friday evening, after leading police on a car chase that ended after a cras... more »»

Central Cambria School Board sells 3 parcels for $275K

March 28, 2015 EBENSBURG — After years of trying to find a buyer, Central Cambria School Board voted Friday evening to sell three parcels for $275,000, much to the dismay of a local midget football organization... more »»

Norfolk Southern energy project could save millions

March 28, 2015 Norfolk Southern will switch from coal to natural gas for heating and power generation and complete other improvements to make its Juniata Locomotive Shop more energy efficient. more »»

Man at mall shooting released from prison

March 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 38-year-old Altoona man involved in a racial incident and shooting at the Logan Valley Mall last July was released Friday from the Blair County Prison after pleading guilty to... more »»

Woman accused of posing as an attorney charged

March 28, 2015 HUNTINGDON — A Huntingdon County woman accused of posing as an attorney has been charged. Kimberly M. more »»

Man accused of stealing thousands from employer

March 28, 2015 A Clearfield County man is behind bars after he allegedly bilked his Altoona employer for thousands of dollars. Daniel J. more »»

Police say suspect used NY man’s identity to get credit cards

March 28, 2015 An Altoona man faces charges he used a New York man’s identity to get credit cards. Louis V. Grillo, 64, 3103 Broad Ave. more »»

Cambria County conservation authority picks executive director

March 28, 2015 EBENSBURG — Cambria County Conservation and Recreation Authority officials announced on Friday they’ve hired Cliff Kitner of Johnstown as their new executive director, effective Monday. more »»

Police seek fraud check suspect

March 28, 2015 Allegheny Township police are asking the public to help identify a person who passed a fraudulent check at Field & Stream. more »»

Man accused of intimidating DEP intern

March 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The state has filed a criminal complaint against a Duncansville area man based on allegations from last summer when a college intern tried to inspect a salvage yard in Allegheny... more »»

Pilot’s decision puzzles German families

March 27, 2015 PARIS — Passengers with moments to live screamed in terror and the pilot frantically pounded on the locked cockpit door as a 27-year-old German co-pilot deliberately and wordlessly smashed an Airbus... more »»

Intermediate Unit 8 teaches about mission

March 27, 2015 The state’s intermediate units are little known but help keep school districts viable, the leader of the local organization said. more »»

Norfolk Southern investing in $53M energy project

March 27, 2015 Norfolk Southern will break ground today on a $53 million project to replace its coal boilers with natural gas heaters at its Juniata Locomotive Shop. more »»

PUC approves Cambria County natural gas service plan

March 27, 2015 HARRISBURG — A plan that could extend natural gas service to some Cambria County communities received Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval on Thursday. more »»

Huston Township planning to add municipal building

March 27, 2015 Huston Township’s elected officials plan to move into the township’s first-ever municipal building this year, supervisors confirmed Thursday. more »»

Little Juniata cleanup scheduled

March 27, 2015 TIPTON — New Pig Corp. will partner with the Little Juniata River Association to clean up a stretch of the Little Juniata River near Tipton from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday. more »»

Cambria county approves loan to buy new trucks

March 27, 2015 northern cambria Grant to make veterans’ IDs approved At a special meeting at Northern Cambria Elementary-Middle School, Cambria County commissioners approved a $12,000 grant agreement to begin... more »»

Stolen candy bar leads to probation

March 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Johnstown man has been placed on three years’ probation for endangering the welfare of a child for driving under the influence of alcohol with a youngster in the vehicle. more »»

Police: Man smashed windows to keep girlfriend from driving

March 27, 2015 COLVER — An area man who police said admitted to smashing a window of his girlfriend’s car allegedly to prevent her from driving under the influence was arrested Wednesday and faces numerous charge. more »»

Accused child molester caught in Indianapolis

March 27, 2015 A Blair County man wanted by Altoona police on charges he sexually assaulted a girl has been captured by U.S. Marshals. Robert J. Myers, 30, of Altoona was taken into custody Wednesday by U.S. more »»

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