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Dispute cropping up between crops

August 16, 2015 A brewing agricultural battle could pit state against state, Republican against Republican and carbohydrate against carbohydrate. And Bill Shuster, R-9th District, has chosen his side. more »»

Council revisits city noise ordinance

August 16, 2015 The Buccinese Society’s request to City Council last September for an outdoor music permit has been hanging like a long echo, so Mayor Matt Pacifico on Wednesday suggested that council resolve it. more »»

Judge sends man to SCI for punishment program

August 16, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Glasgow man who seemed to be responding to treatment programs offered through the Blair County Drug Court was sent to a state correctional institution Friday for doing something fo... more »»

Zoning board rejects variance for sales lot

August 16, 2015 The city Zoning Hearing Board on Wednesday rejected a request by used car dealer Vincent Adams for a variance to create a sales lot on vacant ground along Pleasant Valley Boulevard near Bishop... more »»

Off-street parking argument holds up PSU Altoona student housing request

August 16, 2015 By William Kibler bkibler@altoonamirror. more »»

Judge reduces sentence after mandatory minimum provisions struck down

August 16, 2015 BELLEFONTE — A Centre County judge has reduced the sentence of an Altoona man convicted in that county of drug possession charges. Al Mumin Y. more »»

Diocese set to unveil school closures

August 15, 2015 The Altoona-Johnstown Diocese plans to announce a final decision for consolidating schools in its Altoona quadrant on Wednesday evening, spokesman Tony DeGol said. Bishop Mark L. more »»

Shuster: Road funding an issue

August 15, 2015 When Rep. Bill Shuster, R-9th District, answered questions from Blair County’s business leaders Friday, it didn’t take long to get to the key issue: paying for the nation’s roads beyond October. more »»

Beyer remembered as leader, mentor

August 15, 2015 The words “dedicated” and “determined” were recurring in descriptions given of John R. Beyer, a respected businessman and Altoona native who passed away earlier this week. more »»

Man accused of shooting at father discussing plea

August 15, 2015 A Logan Township man charged with attempted murder has waived his right to a preliminary hearing. Thomas G. Weber Jr. more »»

Man convicted of drug offenses

August 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man was convicted Friday of 33 drug-related offenses by a Blair County jury that deliberated for about two hours. The jury spent two days listening to evidence that Larry E. more »»

Police say homeless man stole vehicle

August 15, 2015 A 36-year-old man is in jail on charges he stole a car in Logan Township. Stephen G. more »»

Police: Man broke into RV

August 15, 2015 An Altoona man is behind bars after police say he broke into an RV in Greenwood. Robert L. Boice, 26, was arrested about 9:30 p.m. more »»

Police probe dog bite

August 15, 2015 Logan Township police continue to investigate a dog bite incident outside a motel. Just before 10 p.m. Tuesday, a couple walking their dog on a leash outside Motel 6, 1500 Sterling S. more »»

Police: Man high on cough syrup

August 15, 2015 An Altoona man faces felony charges after he was found staggering allegedly while high on cough syrup and cold medicine with 16 packets of heroin in his backpack. Gavin J. more »»

Crash injures motorcyclist

August 15, 2015 A Centre County man was taken to a hospital after the motorcycle he was driving was struck from behind on I-99. more »»

Church sets price for breakfast

August 15, 2015 The cost for the breakfast being held from 8:30-11:30 this morning at Simpson-Temple United Parish is $6. The information was omitted in the Spiritual Notes that appeared on Page D3 Friday. more »»

Police rule shooting accidental

August 15, 2015 SANKERTOWN — A reported shooting Friday morning in Sankertown Borough was ruled accidental by police that afternoon. Cambria County emergency dispatchers received a call about 8:30 a.m. more »»

Flinn picked as Logan acting police lieutenant

August 14, 2015 Logan Township’s acting police chief has become the department’s acting lieutenant. more »»

Jury convicts Hardin on two counts

August 14, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Adam C. more »»

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