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AWA sets meeting

March 2, 2015 The Altoona Water Authority will hold a Source Water Protection Committee meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday in the main board room of the administration building, 900 Chestnut Ave. more »»

Police reports

March 2, 2015 Clearfield state police — a 2002 Dodge PK with a license plate ZDM8204 was stolen between Jan. more »»

Easter Seals to return some money

March 1, 2015 The Pittsburgh-based Easter Seals board of directors is set on keeping equipment taken from the Altoona facility, but the board says it will return restricted funds to donor. more »»

Kids, sports take center stage at Jaffa Shrine Sports show

March 1, 2015 The 32nd annual Jaffa Shrine Sports show is more children and sports-oriented than in the past. more »»

Pumpkin butter confounds attendees at Taste of the Alleghenies

March 1, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Not far from a colorful row of bagged apples, one vendor had positioned small sample tubs of something that puzzled many visitors who stopped by the Juniata Farmers Market booth at... more »»

Logan Twp. to soon start police chief search

March 1, 2015 Logan Township expects to be advertising within a month for police chief candidates. In-house and outside applicants will be considered, township leaders said Thursday. more »»

Walk home after night at the movies backfires

March 1, 2015 It was a dark and stormy night. Hold that thought. A gentleman from Detroit was in the news recently for having walked 21 miles to and from work for the past 10 years. more »»

Supervisor seeking bid as commissioner

March 1, 2015 A Logan Township supervisor has announced his candidacy for a Blair County commissioner seat. more »»

Residents: Boost water access at Greenwood Park

March 1, 2015 Plans to improve Greenwood Park should include access to water for drinking and for wetting dry fields, in addition to convenient restrooms, local residents told township leaders last week. more »»

Wolf to shed light on gas industry

March 1, 2015 HARRISBURG — Gov. more »»

LGBT youth gather for rural conference

March 1, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Rural central Penn­sylvania may seem an unlikely place to serve as a venue for advocacy of gender and sexual minoritie. more »»

Judge: Man accused of killings competent for trial

March 1, 2015 STROUDSBURG (AP) — A man charged with opening fire at during a municipal meeting, killing three people, a year and a half ago is competent to stand trial, a Pennsylvania judge has ruled. more »»

Beer is anything but easy to free

March 1, 2015 You know those gas-station “soda caves” that look suspiciously perfect for a well-stocked beer supply? Politicians in Harrisburg just moved a step closer to deciding their fate. more »»

Commissioner to read with ‘Read Across America’

March 1, 2015 Cambria County Commissioner Tom Chernisky plans to read to local elementary students Monday as part of Read Across America, a day to honor Dr. Seuss. more »»

Man facing kidnapping charges

March 1, 2015 NEW ENTERPRISE — A Bedford county man was arrested Thursday and charged with attempted kidnapping for an incident that took place in mid-November in Bloomfield Township. more »»

Local hauler lashes out at IRC

February 28, 2015 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee — a council of governments that focuses on recycling in Altoona, Logan Township, Hollidaysburg and Tyrone — will ratchet up enforcement on businesses, followin... more »»

Local author laments events

February 28, 2015 Pictures of Jackie Robinson. Soul food on the menu at a college cafeteria. Quotes from Martin Luther King. Notes on the first black to do X — even though whites had been doing X for years. more »»

$1.7 million drug-ring case moved from Dauphin County

February 28, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A relatively minor criminal charge against a 60-year-old Philadel­phia man on Friday provided a first look into a $1. more »»

Vets hit slopes at Seven Springs

February 28, 2015 SEVEN SPRINGS — Jennifer Mason was glowing as she took a break from skiing to mingle with some of her fellow wounded veterans in front of the main lodge of Seven Springs Mountain Resort. more »»

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