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Child porn possession suspect to face trial

October 5, 2014 A former Altoona man who police said had more than 150 pictures of suspected child pornography will face trial. Brandon P. more »»

Saint Francis University inaugurates new president

October 5, 2014 A long, protocol-laden inauguration ceremony for the new president of Saint Francis University may have taxed the patience of some attendees Saturday. more »»

Woman accused of stealing cash from neighbor

October 5, 2014 A Tyrone woman faces a felony charge after she allegedly stole money from a neighbor. Tyrone police allege Kristy D. Koch, 40, of 1350 Washington Ave., Apt. more »»

Saint Francis alum gives talk about spy research

October 5, 2014 LORETTO — Researching spies and their role in the Revolutionary War isn’t as easy as separating the good guys, on America’s side, from the bad guys on the British side. more »»

Other than central Pa., Corbett trails across state

October 5, 2014 While the rest of the state falls behind Democratic challenger Tom Wolf by double-digit margins, a new poll shows central Pennsylvania remains narrowly behind Gov. more »»

Colonial Courtyard work to begin

October 5, 2014 From Mirror staff reports CLEARFIELD — Work will begin Tuesday to rebuild the Colonial Courtyard at Clearfield senior living community at 1300 Leonard St. more »»

Democratic committee banquet set

October 5, 2014 From Mirror staff reports The Blair County Democratic Committee will have its fall banquet on Oct. 19 at The Casino at Lakemont Park. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and dinner is at 6:30 p.. more »»

Senior centers receive state grant funding

October 5, 2014 Two area senior centers received about $27,000 each in state grant funding for equipment purchases and building improvements, the governor’s office announced Friday. more »»

Route 36 project to begin

October 5, 2014 From Mirror staff reports HOLLIDAYSBURG — A $5. more »»

Truck crashes into Pine Grove Mills home

October 5, 2014 A tractor-trailer carrying cars smashed into a house at the bottom of the mountain in Pine Grove Mills Saturday morning, slightly injuring a woman who was in the house. more »»

The final days of a love story

October 5, 2014 I recently made one of the most difficult decisions of my life. Very reluctantly and with great sorrow, I moved my wife from our house into a nursing home. more »»

Collections for fall yard waste to begin

October 5, 2014 Fall yard waste collections will begin in two Blair County boroughs next week with other municipalities beginning their pickups later in the mont. more »»


October 5, 2014 The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting. more »»

Carol Burnett gets Harvey Award

October 4, 2014 BLAIRSVILLE — Legend­ary comedian and actress Carol Burnett had a dream about her friend, the late Jimmy Stewart, Thursday nigh. more »»

Teen avoids criminal record for statue desecration

October 4, 2014 BEDFORD — A Bedford County teenager accused of desecrating a statue of Jesus is set for 350 hours of community service and a social-media blackout after a judge approved a non-plea agreement Friday. more »»

Mount dedicates athletic center

October 4, 2014 CRESSON — Set within mountains now covered in fall colors, Mount Aloysius College has been through many seasons. It was first an institution of higher learning founded in 1853 as an academy for women. more »»

Tyrone Hospital to host 60th anniversary event

October 4, 2014 Tyrone Hospital will host a community picnic today in recognition of its 60th anniversary, according to a release from the hospital. The event, which begins at 4 p.m. more »»

Police: Woman left three kids home alone

October 4, 2014 An Altoona mom faces charges after police say she left her three young children home alone to go out drinking. Angela Mare Reese, 29, 2022 Third Ave., was arrested by Altoona police about 11 p.m. more »»

Two DEP officials resign in office email porn case

October 3, 2014 HARRISBURG — Two top state officials resigned Thursday in the growing scandal surrounding office emails containing pornography in the Pennsylvania attorney general’s office. Gov. more »»

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