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Spring Cove board suspends district leader

September 23, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board suspended Superintendent Robert Vadella and launched an investigation Monday, but board members have revealed little about the allegations against him. more »»

Police: Heroin found in Cresson man’s vehicle

September 23, 2015 EBENSBURG — A Cresson man pulled over last week for erratic driving was carrying 10 bricks of heroin in the vehicle, according to police. more »»

AMED will send crew, ambulance bus to Philly

September 23, 2015 AMED will send six workers in its ambulance bus to Philadelphia this weekend to help provide emergency care to the throngs expected for the visit of Pope Francis. more »»

Bridge beam delivery will snarl local traffic

September 23, 2015 From Mirror staff reports PennDOT is warning of possible significant traffic delays today, likely in the morning, as very heavy concrete beams are being transported from Roaring Spring to a bridge... more »»

Woman faces endangerment charges

September 23, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A Portage woman faces child endangerment charges after police said she left her 3-year-old child unattended in a vehicle Monday afternoon. According to Johnstown police, Kristie L. more »»

Railroaders museum offers free admission

September 23, 2015 The Railroaders Memorial Museum in Altoona will offer free admission Saturday for those who download a Museum Day Live! ticke. more »»

Suspect in drug case caught in Connecticut

September 23, 2015 A man who police said was a key player in the Corner Bar & Grille cocaine ring is back in Blair County to face charges. more »»

Council considers zoning change

September 23, 2015 City Council today will consider whether to rezone an area of Lakemont Terrace from single household residential to residential commercial mixed use, on the request of local doctor Mohammad Dowlut. more »»

Carmike charity benefits area site

September 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Fort Roberdeau in Sinking Valley has been selected as the recipient of proceeds from a charity night pre-opening benefit at the Carmike 12 movie theater in Convention Center Commons. more »»

Gaysport home ruling to come soon

September 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron expects to rule on a request to halt a multi-million dollar Presbyterian Home expansion in the Gaysport neighborhood in about 20 day. more »»

Maurizio jury to resume deliberations

September 22, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The federal jury deciding the fate of Somerset County priest Father Joseph D. Maurizio Jr. worked an 11-hour day Monday before adjourning for the night. U.S. District Judge Kim R. more »»

Man’s bail conditions include driving ban

September 22, 2015 TYRONE — A judge has barred an Altoona man at the center of the investigation into the May crash on the North Eighth Street Bridge that killed a pregnant Juniata woman from driving. more »»

AG’s future uncertain as judge pulls license

September 22, 2015 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s highest court on Monday ordered the temporary suspension of state Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s law license, a step that could trigger efforts to remove her from offic... more »»

PSU’s Sandusky-related monitoring nears end

September 22, 2015 HARRISBURG — The man brought in to monitor Penn State’s athletics program said Monday his role will soon end because he believes the university has made sufficient progress after a child sex-abuse... more »»

Peoples to start Gallitzin project

September 22, 2015 GALLITZIN — After close to a year of soliciting residents to switch to natural gas, Peoples Natural Gas has hit minimum enrollment levels needed to lay pipe in the community. more »»

Police: City man with drugs pulled gun on friend

September 22, 2015 An Altoona man faces a list of charges after police said he pulled a gun on a friend Friday night in the parking lot of a Sixth Avenue restaurant. Mitchell T. Kimes, 26, of 106 S. Seventh St. more »»

Philly man faces multiple drug charges

September 22, 2015 A Philadelphia man faces multiple drug related charges after police said he tried to deliver drugs to an inmate at the State Correctional Institute at Benner in Bellefonte. more »»

Police reports

September 22, 2015 Altoona police - Mandy Jo Zella, no fixed address, was arrested Saturday afternoon on a state parole detainer at a home on the 1400 block of Washington Avenue. more »»

Vaccines for flu off to slow start

September 21, 2015 The air is still warm, the leaves are still green and baseball is still on TV. more »»

Alzheimer's dementia cases expected to increase in number

September 21, 2015 Alzheimer’s disease is a problem expected to grow in the years ahead. more »»

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