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Halvorson, Shuster spar in debate

April 17, 2016 Art Halvorson, Republican primary challenger for the District 9 U.S. more »»

211 hotline directs callers to social services

April 17, 2016 At a hearing Wednesday in Harrisburg, state Rep. Mike Sturla, D-Lancaster, demonstrated the sheer breadth of a public service many Pennsylvanians might not know about. more »»

Stop the train and let me off

April 17, 2016 I started out years ago writing my columns in longhand, scratching all over them with a red pen, making changes and then sweet talking the neighbor’s wife into typing them for me. more »»

Road restoration assured

April 17, 2016 GALLITZIN — After halting a communitywide Peoples Natural Gas project a few weeks ago pending road maintenance and repair agreements, it seems both Gallitzin and Tunnelhill boroughs have received... more »»

Road work

April 17, 2016 Route 30 will be one lane for work BEDFORD — Cottle’s Asphalt Maintenance Inc. more »»

Family Resource Center celebrates young children

April 17, 2016 You can measure the difference in self-assurance, according to Jackie Staines of Hollidaysburg, great-grandmother to 4-year-old Jama. more »»

Abuse bill passes, but some locals stand opposed

April 17, 2016 A vote to rescind the state’s statute of limitations on sex abuse cases sharply divided local lawmakers, even as the bill passed the state House overwhelmingly last week. more »»


April 17, 2016 Rep. Irvin to host Senior Expo HUNTINGDON — Rep. Rich Irvin, R-Huntingdon, is sponsoring a Huntingdon County Senior Expo from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Magisterial district judges

April 17, 2016 Filed before California Avenue Magisterial District Judge Steven D. Jackson: Charges moved to nontraffic court Nov. 19: -- Olubaya M. Ranger, 34, 320 Fifth Ave. more »»

New courthouse contract approved

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners on Friday approved a contract for courthouse restoration work cutting the projected cost by about 20 percent. more »»

Board rejects doggy day care

April 16, 2016 The city Zoning Hearing Board has denied a request for a special exception by a Fifth Ward resident to continue operating a day care and boarding service for dogs at her home, after neighbors... more »»

Race costly to some businesses

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A footrace held in mid-March was a point of discussion at a Borough Council meeting Thursday, when local business owners said the run kept them from making sales. more »»

Reward offered in hit and run

April 16, 2016 The Blair Bicycle Club is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the prosecution of the driver who hit a cyclist April 5 on Sproul Mountain Road. more »»

Man pleads to child rape

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 40-year-old Altoona man will spend five to 10 years in a state prison after pleading guilty to a charge of rape of a child and a related offense. more »»

Amtran plans to raise fares

April 16, 2016 In keeping with a state law that calls for transit agencies to track inflation with their fares, Amtran has proposed raising its fare by 25 cents over five years. more »»

Latrobe man sentenced in assault case

April 16, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Latrobe man was sentenced to prison Friday for 12-31 months by Blair County President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Ambulance fails to release funds

April 16, 2016 GALLITZIN — It’s been more than two years since Gallitzin ambulance officials announced plans to dissolve. more »»

Group seeks funds to repair tactical truck

April 16, 2016 Operation Our Town — in collaboration with local law enforcement groups — launched an effort Friday to raise money to repair and maintain various special operations vehicles. more »»

Inmate indicted for making multiple threats in letters

April 16, 2016 Mirror staff reports An inmate in a Huntingdon County prison has been indicted for making repeated threats in letters to injure a state correctional employee and another woman in 2014, U.S. more »»

Victim testifies about Baker abuse

April 15, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 30-year-old graduate of Bishop McCort Catholic High School in Johnstown testified Thursday that he was repeatedly molested by Brother Stephen Baker, a Franciscan friar based in... more »»

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