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Judge: Prison stint could help save woman's life

October 19, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A judge told an Altoona woman on Friday that if she didn’t get help for her drug and alcohol problems she would likely end up in the obituaries. more »»

police reports

October 19, 2014 Bedford state police - Chelsea K. Mounts, 20, and Dylan C. Hockenberry, 19, both of Bedford were cited for harassment Friday after a physical altercation on Giants Road, Bedford Township. more »»

You can’t wait to live life

October 19, 2014 Life keeps time with a funny clock, all the ticks and tocks are not the same and it is constantly speeding up. more »»

Travel ban over Ebola splits some politicians

October 19, 2014 Following news in the last week of a second American nurse developing the Ebola virus, Rep. more »»

3 Pennsylvanians being monitored for Ebola in Texas

October 18, 2014 HARRISBURG — Three Pennsylvanians who were on a flight from Cleveland to Dallas with a nurse who tested positive for Ebola are in Texas and have not been back home since the trip, Gov. more »»

Hollidaysburg's Gildea addresses education claims in gubernatorial race

October 18, 2014 Prodded by conflicting information in televised gubernatorial election ads, Hollidaysburg Area Superintendent Bob Gildea sought to clarify a question people have been asking him lately regarding... more »»

Annual Hollidaysburg Pumpkin Fest will feature changes

October 18, 2014 Hollidaysburg is ringing in the fall season today with its annual Pumpkin Festival. The event, which will run from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. more »»

Justice says colleague in porn email case tried to coerce him

October 18, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsylvania Supreme Court justice said Friday that a colleague at the center of a pornographic email scandal tried to coerce him into taking his side against the chief justice, sayin... more »»

Magisterial district judges

October 18, 2014 Charges filed before California Avenue Magisterial District Judge Steven D. Jackson: ? Fred J. Slater, 62, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, P.O. more »»

Woman accused of faking hospitalization to avoid court

October 18, 2014 An Altoona woman facing two driving under the influence charges spanning the course of a week is now in jail on felony charges after police say she pretended to be in the hospital to avoid court. more »»

Pretrial conference set for Somerset priest’s abuse case

October 18, 2014 The defense attorney for the Rev. Joseph D. Maurizio Jr. of Somerset County, the priest facing federal charges of sexually exploiting Honduran children, said his client wants a speedy trial. U.S. more »»

Huntingdon Cinema Inc. gets $80,000 state loan

October 18, 2014 HUNTINGDON — Huntingdon Cinema Inc. more »»

Prison board probes inmate’s health care

October 17, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — To Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron, it was “by the grace of God” that a Hollidaysburg police officer decided to go to the county prison last No. more »»

State justice in porn email scandal apologizes

October 17, 2014 HARRISBURG — A Pennsyl­vania Supreme Court justice caught up in a government pornographic email scandal apologized Thursday for a “lapse in judgment” but said he believes the court’s chief justice i... more »»

Courtroom No. 2 renovation project called ‘feasible’

October 17, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Architect David Albright has presented the Blair County Board of Commissioners with the results of a feasibility study on relocating the judges’ chambers in Courtroom No. more »»

Police on hunt for oxycodone robbery suspect

October 17, 2014 Police in Blair and Bedford counties are seeking the man responsible for two drug robbery attempts — one failed, the other successful — at pharmacies Thursday afternoon. more »»

Man charged for role in Gallitzin ATV crash

October 17, 2014 GALLITZIN — Police said a man will face summary charges for his role in an Oct. 8 evening crash. more »»

Man dies from injuries after being struck by car

October 17, 2014 Earnest Smith, 59, of Huntingdon died Wednesday from injuries he sustained last month when he was hit by a ca. more »»

Altoona woman accused of identity theft

October 17, 2014 An Altoona woman faces 22 felony counts after police say she stole a woman’s identity and racked up close to $8,000 in credit card debt. Natalie Rae McPherson, 37, of 509 19th Ave., Ap. more »»

HS student, 18, to face charge of indecent exposure

October 17, 2014 State Police at Hollidaysburg are preparing to charge an 18-year-old student of Blair County Christian Academy with indecent exposure on a school bus. more »»

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