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Judge: Parole agents in right to search man’s car, home

April 10, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge has ruled Pennsylvania parole and probation agents did not violate a man’s Fourth Amendment rights last May when they conducted a warrantless search of his car... more »»

Martinsburg man wins $1M

April 10, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — A lottery player is $1 million dollars richer after scratching a rub-off ticket purchased from a kiosk inside of a Richland Township bowling alley. more »»

Pinched extension cord leads to electrical fire

April 10, 2015 An electrical fire Thursday morning damaged a room in an Altoona home Thursday, but the house’s residents will be able to return, firefighters said. A pinched extension cord sparked the 11 a.. more »»

Friendship was D’Andrea’s legacy

April 10, 2015 The longtime host of what is believed to be the first political program on Altoona’s Public Access Channel is remembered fondly by those who knew him. John D’Andrea, 90, Centreville, V. more »»

Cernic reappointed to seat on board

April 10, 2015 After 15 months of waiting, Cambria County Controller Ed Cernic Jr. was reappointed Thursday to his long-held seat on the county’s transit authorit. more »»

County OKs HVAC work

April 10, 2015 EBENSBURG — The Cambria County commissioners on Thursday approved close to $1 million in work to improve the heating and air conditioning system at the Cambria County Courthouse. more »»

Gallitzin Borough Council votes to switch to natural gas

April 10, 2015 GALLITZIN — In an expected move, Gallitzin Borough Council voted Wednesday to convert its heating to natural gas. more »»

City hires former Wilkinsburg manager

April 9, 2015 City Council on Wednesday voted unanimously to hire the former manager of Wilkinsburg Borough — and three other western Pennsylvania municipalities — as permanent city manager. more »»

Local VA scores highly in timeliness

April 9, 2015 Statistics gathered by The Associated Press recently show that in the six months after Congress last summer gave the Department of Veterans Affairs billions of dollars to help cure an epidemic of... more »»

Emergency responders team up

April 9, 2015 Garrett Barbosa, a former New York City firefighter now living in Bellwood, remembers entering the site of the collapsed World Trade Center Towers on the night of Sept. more »»

Murdered woman’s boyfriend facing charges

April 9, 2015 Police this week charged the boyfriend of Stephanie Waters, the 21-year-old Roaring Spring woman shot to death Jan. more »»

Supervisors OK Antis paving project

April 9, 2015 BELLWOOD — Antis Township roads are in for a major overhaul, after township supervisors voted to bid a 2015 paving project at a public meetin. more »»

Attorney: Agents lacked cause

April 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — When state parole and probation agents went to check on a client 13 months ago, they — by chance — learned of another client who supposedly had heroin for distribution. more »»

HASD board turns on fellow member

April 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Around the Hollidaysburg Area school board meeting room, fingers were pointed at Rob Vonada as the source who tipped off a new school board candidate to a technicality that... more »»

Judge amends order revoking bail

April 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Judge Daniel J. more »»

Kidnapping suspect waives prelim hearing

April 9, 2015 NEW ENTERPRISE — Todd Ferry, 56, who was arrested in late February and charged with attempted kidnapping for an incident that took place in mid-November in Bloomfield Township, waived his right to a... more »»

Woman stole from Boy Scouts, police say

April 9, 2015 A Patton woman is facing criminal charges after she allegedly stole more than $2,100 in fundraising money from two area Boy Scout groups. Amy Gilbert, 33, 413 Palmer Ave. more »»

Man faces child porn indictment

April 9, 2015 An Altoona man was indicted on a charge of possession of child pornography by a federal grand jury in Johnstown on Tuesday. According to a U.S. Justice Department news release, John . more »»

Lawyer: Man cannot be tried on drug charges

April 9, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A lawyer for an Altoona man said his client cannot be tried on drug-related charges because it would breach his constitutional protection against double jeopardy — being tried twice... more »»

Child, 7, left on school van

April 9, 2015 KENNETT SQUARE (AP) — Authorities in southeastern Pennsyl­vania say a 7-year-old child was left alone in a parked school van for more than five hours last week. more »»

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