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Attempted homicide suspect apologizes

May 12, 2016 WINDBER — A Pennsylvania man charged with attempted homicide and other crimes has apologized for mistakenly shooting the mother of his intended target and said in court testimony that his girlfrien... more »»

Verizon vandalized

May 11, 2016 An ongoing Verizon workers strike has some concerned about recent vandalism reports in the northern Cambria County area. more »»

Blair plans reassessment notices

May 11, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County is starting an advertising campaign to acquaint property owners with a sample version of the forthcoming change of assessment notice that’s part of the county’s... more »»

Central Cambria votes to add athletic field

May 11, 2016 EBENSBURG — The Central Cambria School Board on Monday took the first step toward improving its athletic fields by voting to add a new one. more »»

Top 20 under 20 selected

May 11, 2016 An Altoona Area high school senior who co-founded an anti-terrorism movement in Lagos, Nigeria, and a Northern Bedford County high school senior involved in multiple volunteer activities were... more »»

Bedford teen pleads to murder

May 11, 2016 BEDFORD — One of two teenagers charged in a Roaring Spring woman’s 2015 killing pleaded guilty to murder Tuesday, leaving open the possibility that he could testify in his alleged accomplice’s... more »»

Tyrone schools budget plan shows tax increase, deficit

May 11, 2016 TYRONE — Property owners within the Tyrone Area School District may soon be paying more in taxes, as school board members voted Tuesday to approve a preliminary budget, which includes an increase in... more »»

Residents face tax increase

May 11, 2016 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School District residents will face a tax increase for the 11th time in 12 years, but it will be much smaller than last year’s increas. more »»

Business park receives dedication

May 11, 2016 CLAYSBURG — The timing was perfect. It was a damp, drizzly morning, but when Marty Marasco took to the podium, the sun appeared over the Martin J. Marasco Business Park. more »»

Police: Drunken man charged in two cases

May 11, 2016 A Bedford County man faces charges stemming from two drunken incidents in Altoona, according to police. Mark A. more »»

Altoona Area School District gets in line for state money

May 10, 2016 After heated discussion, the Altoona Area School Board approved documents Monday that will shoehorn the district’s potential high school and elementary school construction projects into the state’s... more »»

Blair County looks into real estate funding

May 10, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An alternative method of evaluating Blair County’s underfunded pension plan indicates the county’s 2015 annual contribution should have been $6.99 million rather than $. more »»

Suspect attempts to kidnap boy, 2

May 10, 2016 Altoona police officers are looking for information that could help them find a man they said attempted to kidnap a child Sunday on the 1100 block of Third Avenue. Altoona police Lt. more »»

Job fair opens doors to people with criminal records

May 10, 2016 About 100 people turned out Monday for a first-time job fair organized to help those with criminal records. more »»

Tyrone changing water chemicals

May 10, 2016 TYRONE — The borough’s water may soon be treated with a new corrosion inhibitor, as a safer chemical was approved at Borough Council’s Monday meeting. more »»

DEP official to address water quality in Patton

May 10, 2016 PATTON — A state Department of Environmental Protection official is scheduled to attend a Patton municipal meeting later this week to answer residents’ questions on water qualit. more »»

Tyrone briefs

May 10, 2016 Inflatable trench shield approved Borough Council voted Monday to allow the purchase of a Smartshore Inflatable Trench Shield, which is to make sewer work safe. more »»

Police reports

May 10, 2016 Logan Township police — Charles A. Oakley III, 43, 1130 13th Ave., Apt. more »»

Central Cambria briefs

May 10, 2016 EBENSBURG Central Cambria taxes unchanged The Central Cambria School Board on Monday approved a tentative budget without a tax increase. The $22. more »»

Central Cambria briefs

May 10, 2016 EBENSBURG Central Cambria taxes unchanged The Central Cambria School Board on Monday approved a tentative budget without a tax increase. The $22. more »»

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