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April 13, 2014 Blair County Charles E. J. more »»

Grandview Road closing delayed

April 13, 2014 The lower portion of Homer’s Gap Road, where it intersects with Grandview Road, will remain open through April 2. more »»


April 13, 2014 The following people have made filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. more »»

Work on Bedford Turnpike Interchange set to begin

April 13, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Gulisek Construction LLC of Mount Pleasant will begin work Monday on the Richard Street Bedford Turnpike interchange project in Bedford Township, Bedford County, PennDOT announced. more »»

City receives $500,000 grant

April 13, 2014 The state Department of Community and Economic Development has awarded the city $500,000 from the Keystone Communities Program for a streetscape project on Broad Avenue. more »»

Seniors panel to talk transportation

April 13, 2014 The president of Blair Senior Services Inc. will be among the panelists discussing senior transportation options during the next “Focus on Aging Adults” airing at 8 p.m. Wednesday on PCN. more »»

Young mother gets time served, probation for child endangerment

April 12, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona mother was sentenced to time served in prison and placed on probation for three years after she pleaded guilty Friday to three counts of endangering the welfare of her... more »»

Police: Man’s dogs killed two deer

April 12, 2014 A Tipton man faces charges after his dogs allegedly chased down and killed two deer this year. more »»

Residents concerned over student housing

April 12, 2014 City Council has yet more impetus to re-examine its student housing ordinance, after Ivyside-area neighbors complained this week about the second required approval in a month by the Zoning Hearing... more »»

Police: Suspect stole 65 packs of cigarettes from Dollar General Store

April 12, 2014 TYRONE — A burglar smashed the glass out of a Tyrone store’s front door before making off with dozens of packs of cigarettes Friday morning, according to police. It was 2:51 a.. more »»

Pension reform proposed

April 12, 2014 Saying the time is ripe, given Harrisburg’s recent attention to reforming state employee and teacher pensions, a group of state representatives, municipal officials, economic consultants and busines... more »»

Cambria courthouse getting murals, paintings

April 12, 2014 EBENSBURG — County officials said work has begun to install two large murals and several smaller accompanying paintings at the entrance to the Cambria County Courthouse. more »»

Inner city program can be breath of Fresh Air

April 12, 2014 There were a handful of stories I wrote my very first year as a journalist that really stuck with me. Gas hitting $2 for the first time ever. Sept. 11. more »»

Police will receive five Taser stun guns

April 12, 2014 Logan Township’s police department will soon acquire five Taser stun guns. more »»

Supervisors honor retiring policeman

April 12, 2014 Logan Township supervisors issued a proclamation Thursday to Sgt. John Flinn in recognition of his retirement from the police department. more »»

Township posts financial statement

April 12, 2014 Logan Township recently posted its 2013 financial statement, showing assets of $20.6 million in cash and $7.5 million in investments. The statement also shows the township owing $25. more »»

Trail subdivision being redesigned

April 12, 2014 A 50-acre parcel known as the Kittanning Trail subdivision, proposed by C&C Associates, is being redesigned with six lots instead of 59 lots, township Manager Tim Brown said Thursday. more »»

Supervisors meeting time changed

April 12, 2014 Supervisors have changed the time of their next meeting because of a regional dinner meeting for township supervisors. Instead of 6 p.m. April 24, Logan Township supervisors will meet at 5 p.m. more »»

Board says business can operate near Prospect Pool

April 12, 2014 The city Zoning Hearing Board this week granted Runk’s Hauling & Tree Service permission to continue to operate its business in the Prospect Pool area out of the owner’s house, provided there’s no... more »»

Longtime diocese employee leaving

April 12, 2014 Bishop Mark L. Bartchak has announced that Sister Mark Plescher, C.S.A., assistant director of education for the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese, is leaving the position effective June 30. more »»

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