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Bridge rehabs to continue

April 3, 2014 Hollidaysburg — ­Prime contractor George S. Hann & Son Inc. more »»

High court decision angers crowd

April 3, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court isn’t being nominated for an MVP performance Wednesday by election reform groups when it ruled in McCutcheon v. more »»

Bridge work continues in two places

April 3, 2014 Hollidaysburg — Prime contractor Francis J. more »»

Computers with Windows XP soon to be more vulnerable

April 3, 2014 Computer owners using Windows XP will be more open to malware and viruses when Microsoft ends support for the operating system on Tuesday. more »»

Dispute over sign in Portage settled

April 3, 2014 PORTAGE — A monthslong dispute between Portage Township supervisors and Portage Bar-Ann Drive-In management ended Wednesday when both parties finalized a lease and settlement agreement to move the... more »»

C-K board nears single routes

April 3, 2014 CLAYSBURG — Looking to save money in next year’s busing contract, the Claysburg-Kimmel School Board on Wednesday mulled a move toward single routes, which would place students at all grade levels on... more »»

Agency: Sexting ‘becoming an epidemic’

April 2, 2014 Telephone calls about local teenagers involved in sexting, the practice of transmitting sexually explicit material via cellphones or other electronic devices, are becoming more frequent, the directo... more »»

Suspected meth lab found in Juniata

April 2, 2014 Altoona police are on scene of a suspected methamphetamine lab in Juniata, according to Det. Sgt. Benjamin Jones. more »»

St. Pat’s to stay open

April 2, 2014 NEWRY — Despite rumors to the contrary, St. Patrick School will be open for the next school year, officials said. Rumors about a closing have upset the the school community. more »»

NAC to add 100 jobs

April 2, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — North American Communications plans to add up to 100 new jobs locally before the end of 2014. more »»

Police investigating rash of Claysburg break-ins

April 2, 2014 CLAYSBURG — At least seven Claysburg-area homes and cars have been broken into in the last five days, Greenfield Township police said Tuesday, with at least one homeowner firing warning shots to... more »»

Spray park work to begin

April 2, 2014 It’s been four years since Altoona and Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission officials first spoke of closing Juniata Memorial Park Pool permanently, after learning corrosion in the filter... more »»

Judge: Man understood rights

April 2, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Prosecutors will be permitted to use statements made by a suspect in a Duncansville sexual assault case even though he is a Mexican native and does not speak English fluently. more »»

Planning Commission OKs pump station, tentatively

April 2, 2014 The city Planning Commission on Tuesday conditionally approved the Altoona Water Authority’s land development application for a pump station on land in front of HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital o... more »»

Bedford sheriff’s office union, county heading to arbitration

April 2, 2014 BEDFORD — While Bedford County commissioners approved one of three key union contracts Tuesday, unsuccessful negotiations with another county union have moved to arbitration. more »»

DA backs granting immunity, but expresses reservations

April 2, 2014 Blair County’s top law enforcement official said while he supports the concept of granting immunity to people who get help for an overdose victim, he has some concerns about how a proposed law... more »»

Higher vehicle and driver fees kick in for motorists

April 2, 2014 Get ready to pay a little more to keep your car on the road in Pennsylvania. Vehicle registrations, drivers’ license renewals and dozens of other fees imposed by PennDOT increased Tuesday. more »»

The Mirror to launch all-access newspaper

April 1, 2014 Since 1874, the Mirror has delivered news and information to people in Altoona, Blair County and central Pennsylvania. more »»

Gas prices won’t help customers save cash

April 1, 2014 The price of natural gas has dropped, but residential customers of Peoples Natural Gas will pay more beginning toda. more »»

Pa. court rules for Tyrone council

April 1, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court panel has upheld the right of Tyrone Borough Council to bar three Tyrone Fire Patrol members from serving as fire police officers. more »»

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