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Bedford OKs line of credit for Area Agency on Aging

September 14, 2016 BEDFORD — The Bedford County commissioners approved a line of credit for the three-county Area Agency on Aging on Tuesday, warning that they expect new state budget battles to cut off the agency’s... more »»

Route 764 work could delay traffic

September 14, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Contractor Glenn O. Hawbaker Inc. more »»

State briefs

September 14, 2016 Former Altoona resident killed A former Altoona resident was shot to death early Monday morning outside his Washington County home. more »»

Witnesses recall Gomez with gun

September 13, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Witnesses told a Blair County jury on Monday that they heard the gunshots and saw Jorge Luis “Macho” Gomez III holding a handgun on the night of an Altoona party in May 2015 where... more »»

Lemieux, UPMC celebrate playroom

September 13, 2016 UPMC Altoona on Monday dedicated a playroom for children. The event transformed a fair percentage of hospital employees into children themselves. more »»

Police: City man fled fatal accident

September 13, 2016 An Altoona man faces felony charges after state police say he fled the scene of a fatal crash. Cody L. Oblinger, 22, of 8 Cricket Club Lane was arrested Saturday afternoon about 3 p.m. more »»

Mayor: Incident call private

September 13, 2016 Altoona Mayor Matt Pacifico said Monday a police response to his home late last week was a “not a domestic dispute.” All Pacifico would say of the 8:47 a.m. more »»

Tyrone council cool to sharing officers

September 13, 2016 By Sean Sauro ssauro@altoonamirro. more »»

Police: Pair from NY passed fake bills

September 13, 2016 Two people are in custody after police say they passed counterfeit $100 bills in Logan Township. Miguel Medrano, 32, of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Ashley Sanmartin, 22, of Corona, N.Y. more »»

Airport asks to add service to Baltimore

September 13, 2016 MARTINSBURG — The Altoona-Blair County Airport Authority approved a plan Monday to shift two daily round trips each day to Baltimore-Washington International Airport, adding another hub to the... more »»

Police: Passenger assaulted driver with beer bottle

September 13, 2016 PORTAGE — A Portage man was jailed Sunday after allegedly punching a man who was driving him home. more »»

Cresson man faces charges

September 13, 2016 CRESSON — A Cresson Township man is facing charges after police found him passed out in a borough yard Sunday morning about a half-mile from his home. more »»

Event helps sustain lessons

September 12, 2016 Early in his talk Sunday at a 9/11 memorial event in Altoona, Gordon Felt asked about 1,000 people in attendance what they knew about Aug. 24, 181. more »»

Ceremony to honor POW, MIA

September 12, 2016 Oftentimes, the first public notice was a newspaper article: A local serviceman was missing overseas, his fate unknown. more »»

Funeral director makes community service life’s work

September 12, 2016 TYRONE — Larrie Derman has lived in Tyrone for all his 76 years — and he’s spent 58 of them helping its residents say goodbye to their loved ones. more »»

Market packs downtown streets

September 12, 2016 Most evenings, one could walk down the middle of 11th Avenue and only occasionally veer to the side to avoid a car. more »»

Amtran gets $864K grant from FTA

September 12, 2016 Amtran has received an $864,000 grant from the Federal Transit Administration, which in tandem with a new tentative commitment for additional funding from PennDOT should allow Amtran to buy six new... more »»

Girls donate brownie sales to charity

September 12, 2016 Live violin music in the evening sometimes accompanies the serving of food at the poshest restaurants, as a romantic enhancemen. more »»

Locals recall Sept. 11 recovery efforts

September 11, 2016 A former mining site became a catalyst for graphic memories in mid-September of 2001, when disaster responders flocked to Somerset County, crawling on their hands and knees to collect debris and... more »»

Changing politics puts Cambria on media map

September 11, 2016 EBENSBURG — Many Cambria County fair-goers may expect to be stopped by a barker pushing a carnival game or ride. What some were not expecting was to be stopped by a member of the French media. more »»

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