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Foreso keeps Williamsburg Borough Council position

November 4, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Tackling blighted properties and bringing a grocery store to town are two immediate needs the Williamsburg Borough Council must address, said Republican James Foreso, who came out on... more »»

Voting close for Hollidaysburg Area School board

November 4, 2015 Robert Vonada, a member of the Hollidaysburg Area School Board, made an observation after reviewing the final totals from Tuesday’s election. more »»

Fiberglass catches fire at NS

November 4, 2015 Thick black smoke could be seen from miles away Tuesday afternoon as firefighters worked to extinguish a large, burning fiberglass stack at Norfolk Southern’s Juniata Locomotive Shop on North Fourth... more »»

B-A OKs $8M line of credit

November 4, 2015 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School Board members Tuesday approved an $8 million line of credit with First National Bank of Pennsylvania. more »»

Polling survey: Pacifico favored

November 4, 2015 An informal polling-place survey by the Mirror at a pair of locations in Altoona Tuesday seemed to foretell an easy victory for part-time mayor Matt Pacifico, who was seeking to become the first... more »»

Voters split up ‘Team Cambria’

November 4, 2015 After a contentious race that included attack ads on both sides, Democrats have won back the majority on the Cambria County commissioners board. more »»

Most Cambria incumbents staying

November 4, 2015 Commissioners race aside, most incumbents across Cambria County will be enjoying another term on their respective school, borough and township boards. more »»

Judge rules against writer requesting DA’s records

November 4, 2015 Bedford County’s chief judge has ruled against a writer from the Washington, D.C. more »»

Lang joins commissioners

November 4, 2015 BEDFORD — The Bedford County Commissioners are set for new leadership after Republican candidate Josh Lang took first place, with Republican incumbent Barry Dallara and Democratic incumbent S. more »»

Many local seats still empty in Bedford

November 4, 2015 BEDFORD — Bedford County’s handful of competitive municipal and school board elections yielded winners and losers Tuesday, though scores of local seats appeared to go unfilled with no candidates on... more »»


November 4, 2015 Burke keeps Hollidaysburg council seat A Hollidaysburg councilman who was appointed to the Ward 4 seat a few months ago has secured enough votes to remain in his position, according to unofficial... more »»


November 4, 2015 Bottenfield has lead in Tyrone?Twp. It was a tight race in Tyrone Township as the unofficial tally has Republican Timothy Bottenfield coming out on top. more »»

Patton fire ruled accidental

November 4, 2015 From Mirror staff reports PATTON —A state police fire marshal has ruled that a Tuesday morning fire that caused extensive damage to a home at 309 Palmer Ave. was accidenta. more »»

Milliron, Sullivan retain judge seats

November 4, 2015 Two Blair County Common Pleas Court judges, Daniel J. Milliron, 60, and Timothy M. Sullivan, 56, were retained by comfortable margins during Tuesday’s general electio. more »»

Police briefs

November 4, 2015 VIRGINIA Couple killed in crash DINWIDDIE —- A Blair County couple and their dog were killed in a one-vehicle accident Oct. 24 on Interstate 85 in Dinwiddie County. James “Jamie” Slimmer Jr. more »»

Rt. 219 bridge renamed after vet

November 4, 2015 From Mirror staff reports EBENSBURG — The U.S. Route 219 bridge that travels over Route 422 in Ebensburg is now known as the Alexander Miller Abercrombie Memorial Bridge, according to state Rep. more »»

Cove gets five new members

November 4, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board will seat five new members when it reorganizes in Decembe. more »»

Brennan, Hippo elected to AASB

November 4, 2015 Newcomers to the Altoona Area School Board said they are ready to work for the voters who entrusted their school district to them at the polls Tuesday. more »»

Erb gets most votes for Blair commissioner

November 4, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Bruce Erb of Hollidaysburg, who becomes Blair County’s newest commissioner in January, took the top of the ticket in Tuesday’s electio. more »»

Bedford silo catches fire

November 3, 2015 BEDFORD — Smoke poured from a silo of the Farm Bureau Co-op in Curryville Monday while firefighters outside the structure strategically dug out 2,000 bushels of soybeans burned to hard brick inside... more »»

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