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American Rescue Workers preparing for new officer

January 22, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — After longtime commanding officer Maj. more »»

Hollidaysburg Area to look into tech quotes

January 22, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The Hollidaysburg Area School Board voted to obtain quotes and apply for a federal grant for updating the wireless infrastructure at the junior high and high schools. more »»

Area briefs

January 22, 2015 Pedestrian struck by truck dies A Tyrone man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck on Old Route 220. more »»

DA: Chief recorded discussions

January 22, 2015 BRADFORD (AP) — A recently retired northwestern Pennsylvania fire chief has been charged with secretly recording conversations he had with the local chief of police and others. more »»

Developer has plans to preserve atom smasher

January 22, 2015 FOREST HILLS (AP) — A developer has knocked over the Westinghouse atom smasher east of Pittsburgh but plans to preserve the structure no matter what happens to the property it was on. more »»

Wolf inaugurated as 47th governor

January 21, 2015 HARRISBURG — Democrat Tom Wolf took office Tuesday as Pennsylvania’s 47th chief executive, portraying himself as a political outsider while appealing for cooperation in a divided state government... more »»

Public discusses proposed moves for Altoona Area School District

January 21, 2015 Altoona Area School District Superintendent Tom Otto spoke his piece during the last board meeting. more »»

Blair commissioners show support for Easter Seals plan

January 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners agreed Tuesday to stick with their endorsement of Tyrone Regional Health Network’s plan to take over the lease of the Easter Seals building along Valley... more »»

Commissioners approve $5 vehicle fee

January 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County residents will pay an additional $5 to register most vehicles, including motorcycles, trucks, motor homes and camping trailers, starting in May. more »»

Pedestrian hit by pickup truck in Tyrone

January 21, 2015 TYRONE — State police from Hollidaysburg confirmed that a pedestrian was taken to Tyrone Regional Health Network in “serious condition” after he was struck by a vehicle near the 5400 block of East... more »»

Murder case hearings delayed

January 21, 2015 Preliminary court hearings for two teenagers accused in a Jan. 8 Bedford County murder have been delayed until Feb. 25, court documents indicate. more »»

Penn Cambria School Board will not raise taxes above max

January 21, 2015 CRESSON — The Penn Cambria School Board approved a resolution Tuesday saying it would not raise taxes above a state-set maximum of 2.7 percent for the 2015-16 school year. more »»

Judge rejects woman’s eviction from apartment

January 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A young mother of three can keep her apartment at the Altoona Housing Authority’s Fairview Hills housing complex because, a judge has ruled, she was not responsible for her fiance... more »»

Altoona police arrest three people in two heroin sale busts

January 21, 2015 Three people are behind bars in two separate Altoona police investigations into alleged heroin sales. According to police, Stacey Lee Hollows, 27, of 1428 16th Ave., supplied heroin to Ashley N. more »»

Police: Clearfield man paid minor for sex acts

January 21, 2015 HASTINGS — A Clearfield County man is in jail after police said he paid a minor for sexual favors. more »»

Hollidaysburg borough manager’s salary set at $92K

January 21, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough Council’s vote last Thursday to approve a two-year contract with newly hired Borough Manager James Gehret includes a $92,000 annual salary for his work as manager, as well as... more »»

Fulton County Medical Center, J.C. Blair Health System form leadership team

January 21, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Fulton County Medical Center and J.C. Blair Health System have agreed on a common leadership team. The agreement takes effect on Jan. 30 and subcontracts two FCMC leaders to J.C. more »»

Cresson officials mum on ex-police chief’s settlement deal

January 21, 2015 CRESSON — Borough officials have made clear that they won’t be answering any questions regarding the apparent firing of its police chief in December 2013. Cresson Borough solicitor Calvin J. more »»


January 21, 2015 MANNS CHOICE Public display set for bridge repairs The state Department of Transportation is set to hold a public display Jan. 27 to discuss bridge repairs planned in Juniata Township, Bedford County. more »»

PSU reflects on King’s teachings

January 20, 2015 The nonviolent resistance and forgiveness that Martin Luther King Jr. promoted during the civil rights movement are not obsolete. more »»

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