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Gov. Wolf announces $15 million for jobs

January 23, 2016 In Johnstown Friday, Gov. Tom Wolf announced $15. more »»

Anti-abortion activists march at Saint Francis University

January 23, 2016 LORETTO — Despite temperatures well below freezing, dozens of anti-abortion activists donned their knit caps, gloves and heavy coats Friday morning while marching in a circle around Saint Francis... more »»

Rep. Ward to run for second term

January 23, 2016 Just over halfway into her first term in the state House, Rep. Judy Ward, R-Hollidays­burg, announced her bid Friday for another two years representing the 80th District. more »»

Police say three shot up vehicle

January 23, 2016 Three people face felony charges after Altoona police say they plotted to shoot up a woman’s car with a .45-caliber handgun. Priscilla Mae LaCroce, 31, and Richard E. Bush Jr. more »»

Prison considers staffing, nurse

January 23, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The possible hiring of a night shift nurse and more full-time officers as well as replacing a key employee who is retiring are among the issues facing Blair County Prison Board in th... more »»

Fatal crash leads to jail

January 22, 2016 A Gallitzin man who killed another driver in a 2014 DUI crash was sentenced Thursday to three to 10 years in state prison. Edward Keith Roudybush Jr. more »»

Cambria man jailed following chase

January 22, 2016 EBENSBURG — A Fallentimber man was jailed Wednesday after leading state police on a high-speed chase through a half-dozen municipalities across central Cambria County. more »»

Snowfall could be heavier in southern Blair County

January 22, 2016 Southern Blair County could have double the snow that northern Blair County may get today through Saturday. more »»

Bookkeeper, 72, ordered to repay $210,000 to business

January 22, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Dorothy Henderson of Henderson Printing Inc., 813 Green Ave., told a Blair County judge Thursday the family business was not large, but it was a dream-come-true for her husband, R. more »»

Altoona woman files suit against Ocean City

January 22, 2016 An Altoona woman has sued Ocean City, its mayor and council, and two others for a 2012 incident when she was dragged behind a Boardwalk tram, delmarvanow .com reported Thursday. more »»

Judge clears way for meth suspect’s trial

January 22, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Timothy M. more »»

Bellwood reveals parks plans

January 22, 2016 BELLWOOD — Easels displaying plans for physical and administrative improvements to parks surrounded a section of the Bellwood-Antis Public Library this week when experts who crafted the proposals... more »»

Justice looks to limit emails

January 22, 2016 HARRISBURG (AP) — The state’s ethics court for judges said Thursday it wants more information about whether it should hold a Supreme Court justice responsible for emails with offensive content that... more »»

Police: New York trio committed fraud to buy Apple gift cards

January 22, 2016 Three New York men are behind bars after police say they used fraudulent credit cards to buy thousands of dollars worth of Apple Store gift cards. Aaron M. Niles, 20, of Brooklyn, N.Y. more »»

Pennvest contributes $7 million for Hollidaysburg sewer project

January 22, 2016 Hollidaysburg Sewer Authority received more than $7 million in grant money and low-interest loans that should fully fund a large-scale, state-mandated sewer projec. more »»

Railcar class canceled

January 22, 2016 BEDFORD — The railcar emergencies class scheduled for Saturday at the Hyndman Fire Company has been postponed because of possible inclement weathe. more »»

Bedford County, jail facing lawsuit

January 21, 2016 An Illinois family has filed a federal lawsuit against Bedford County, county jail officials, the facility’s medical contractor and several employees after they claimed their daughter — a former jai... more »»

Police: Bedford County jail inmate attacked cellmate

January 21, 2016 A Bedford County jail inmate is set to face attempted homicide and assault charges in county court after police said he brutally assaulted his cellmate last week, leaving the victim with injuries to... more »»

PSU Altoona’s speaker series to host two ‘Shark Tank’ stars

January 21, 2016 Two stars from the “Shark Tank” reality TV show will speak in March at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

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