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Area briefs

May 21, 2015 Car wash to help raise travel funds Professionals Auto Body in Duncansville will host a car wash from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday to raise money for the People to People Organization. more »»

Erb, Tomassetti take spots

May 20, 2015 When Blair County commissioner candidate Bruce Erb walked into the Duncansville VFW on Tuesday night, his supporters started clapping. more »»

Pacifico wins mayoral bid

May 20, 2015 When Matt Pacifico won the part-time city mayoral post in November 2013 as a political newcomer, he cried a little, before composing himself. more »»

Lengenfelder, Wissinger hold spots in Cambria

May 20, 2015 Despite a heated primary, complete with attack ads and high spending on both sides, incumbent Republican commissioners Douglas Lengenfelder and Mark Wissinger topped both of their challengers by... more »»

Community mourning drowning death of boy

May 20, 2015 A Mainline community is in mourning after learning of the drowning death of 15-year-old Justin Lee late Monday evening. more »»

Kelley, Starr come up short

May 20, 2015 With the polls closed but still no news on the results, Altoona mayoral candidate Bruce Kelley had his fingers crosse. more »»

Ebensburg sidewalk project set to begin

May 20, 2015 EBENSBURG — Borough Council announced Monday that a $1.3 million sidewalk project is set to begin early next month. more »»

Peo, Metzgar, Powers lose

May 20, 2015 The battle for the Republican nominations to the Blair County Board of Commissioners focused on the county’s many financial challenges. more »»

Lang, Dallara win Bedford County Commissioner spots

May 20, 2015 BEDFORD — The Bedford County commissioners are slated for at least one new face next year, with two incumbents joining two newcomers for the November elections, and Commissioner Chairman Kirt Morris... more »»

Frontino wins Logan Township supervisor bid

May 20, 2015 Incumbent Logan Township Supervisor Ed Frontino won the Republican primary for another six-year term on the board. more »»

Cambria County

May 20, 2015 Former supervisor receives nod Former Supervisor Glenn Noel, who was unseated in 2009, secured the Democratic nomination for Gallitzin Township supervisor on Tuesday with 65 votes to former auditor... more »»

Ebersole ousted in Greenfield Township

May 20, 2015 CLAYSBURG — Challenger Ray Benton defeated two-term incumbent Alton Ebersole for the Republican nomination for a six-year term on the Greenfield Township Board of Supervisors. more »»

Bedford County row office candidates advance

May 20, 2015 BEDFORD — Bedford County residents voted in a series of competitive row office primary races Tuesday, sending at least two prospective officials to the November general election and setting up at... more »»

Fowkes survives challenge

May 20, 2015 CROSS KEYS — Longtime incumbent Donald Fowkes survived a challenge by political newcomer Manny Nichols to capture the Re­pub­lican nomination for a six-year term on the Alle­gheny Town­ship board of... more »»

Ketner holding slight lead in Hollidaysburg's Ward 7

May 20, 2015 Only eight votes separated the two Republican primary candidates vying for a four-year term on Hollidaysburg Borough Council’s Ward 7 seat, according to unofficial results on Blair County’s website. more »»

Election briefs

May 20, 2015 Township auditor post close Absentee ballots could determine who wins the Republican nomination for Logan Township audito. more »»

How absentee, write-in votes work

May 20, 2015 While voters will see the results from people going to the polls, the final results won’t be known for days as absentee and write-in votes have to be counted in many cases. more »»

Wolfe, Shaw get Duncansville Borough Council bids

May 20, 2015 There looks to be an infusion of fresh blood on Duncansville Borough Council for next year. more »»

Three incumbents, two newcomers win Tyrone Area School Board

May 20, 2015 Three incumbents and two newcomers who cross-filed received enough votes Tuesday to secure spots on the fall Republican and Democratic ballots for Tyrone Area School Board, unofficial results show. more »»

Pacifico’s youth enticed local voters

May 20, 2015 The sample size was small and the method hardly scientifi. more »»

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