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Road rage suspects take pleas

January 31, 2016 Two men involved in what police say was a road rage incident in October appeared in court this week. Just before 9 p.m. on Oct. 4, Donald L. Lovell, 50, of 104 E. Sixth Av. more »»

WeCare invests in neuro equipment

January 31, 2016 With the addition of a machine available only in two other sites in the United States, WeCARE Therapy in Altoona expects to see strides of improvement in patients who suffer paraylzing neurological... more »»

Search committee picks ex-employee to lead ABCD

January 31, 2016 After a monthslong search, the Altoona Blair County Development Corp. on Saturday announced Stephen McKnight had been named the organization’s new President and CEO. more »»

Chamber awards presented

January 30, 2016 Ron Perretta was caught off guard and wasn’t sure what to say. “Amazing. I don’t know what to say. more »»

PSU asks students to help end violence

January 30, 2016 On Monday, a Penn State Altoona campuswide alert was sent out after the fifth reported forcible sex offense of the school year. more »»

Police seeking help to locate missing man

January 30, 2016 Police are asking for help in locating a 55-year-old man in Cambria County. Colvis Henry Lockett is described as 5-foot-9, weighing 180 pounds with brown hair and eyes. more »»

Police: City man took $4K in cards

January 30, 2016 An Altoona man faces felony theft charges after he allegedly stole thousands of dollars worth of gift cards from an Allegheny Township store. Brandon M. Miller, 31, of 2303 12th Ave. more »»

Altoona man pleads guilty to DUI charge

January 30, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man under investigation in the traffic death of a city woman and her unborn child last May entered a guilty plea Friday to driving under the influence of alcohol and two... more »»

Altoona Housing Authority says it keeps Fairview Hills safe

January 30, 2016 Altoona Housing Authority Executive Director Cheryl Johns bragged at a recent meeting about the low crime rate at the authority’s Fairview Hills family development — a contrast to its lingering... more »»

Magisterial district judges

January 30, 2016 Filed before Northern Blair Magisterial District Judge Fred . more »»

Reade Township Municipal Authority approves audit of records

January 29, 2016 BLANDBURG — Reade Township Municipal Authority agreed Thursday to pursue a full forensic audit of its records dating back at least five years. more »»

Gasoline prices dipping below $2 in Altoona

January 29, 2016 Area motorists received a late Christmas present this week as the price of regular unleaded gasoline dropped below $2 a gallon. Many locations in the Altoona area were selling gas at $1. more »»

Lawsuit deal reached between former student, Logan police

January 29, 2016 A civil rights lawsuit filed by a former Penn State Altoona student who challenged Logan Township police actions leading to his arrest in April 2013 is being resolved with an agreement. U.. more »»

Maurizio to request new trial at hearing

January 29, 2016 U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson in Johnstown on Thursday ordered a second hearing on a request for a new trial for the Rev. Joseph D. more »»

Trio from Scranton accused of using fake cash in local stores

January 29, 2016 Three people from Lackawanna County are in custody after police say they passed counterfeit cash in Altoon. more »»

Altoona council OKs Buccinese noise resolution

January 29, 2016 City Council on Wednesday approved a resolution in support of a request by the Buccinese Society to provide outdoor music for customers. more »»

Convicted murderer to have appeals heard

January 29, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Senior Judge Hiram A. more »»

Altoona to hire finance director

January 29, 2016 For a few months three years ago, Omar Strohm held four of the most important supervisory posts in the city, all at once. more »»

Blair County Conservation District receives grant

January 29, 2016 The Blair County Conservation District has been awarded a $250,000 grant for its proposed expansion project that includes construction of a proposed environmental education and recreation park. more »»

Cambria County approves life insurance policy

January 29, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County commissioners on Thursday approved a new life insurance policy for county employees and retiree. more »»

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