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Job fair planned in Blair County

August 27, 2014 Dozens of local employers and employment resource organizations are expected to participate in the job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Blaze hits Portage Bakery

August 27, 2014 PORTAGE — A fire at Portage Bakery along 1100 Main St. sent one firefighter to the hospital late Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. more »»

Man pleads guilty to firearm charge

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Blandburg man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm, which had the serial number removed. Aaron C. Spanik, 34, 115 Post Office Ave. more »»

Responders urged to take training exercise

August 27, 2014 Local emergency responders are encouraged to sign up for a tabletop exercise that will require them to address how to deal with the rupture of an 8-inch gas transmission line affecting Interstate 99... more »»

Church bulletin stirs emotions about ordinance

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Despite months of public discussion and debate on the borough’s new stormwater ordinance, council was compelled to act Monday after learning that a local pastor printed inaccurate... more »»

Attorney fined $1,000

August 27, 2014 BEDFORD — A Bedford County judge fined a Pittsburgh-based defense attorney $1,000 Monday after finding him in contempt of court, District Attorney Bill Higgins said Tuesday. more »»

Borough paying $5,000 for trees

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Dozens of trees have unexpectedly died or suffered storm or vehicle damage over the last few years, prompting Borough Council to pay more than $5,000 for their replacement. more »»

Council working on dog ordinance

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Borough Council granted tentative approval Monday to an ordinance that would amend a current rule prohibiting dogs from running at large. more »»

State police in Huntingdon investigating chainsaw theft

August 27, 2014 Pennsylvania State Police in Huntingdon are investigating a theft that occurred in Smithfield Township on Aug. 20. A Jonsered 70cc 24-inch chainsaw, valued at $699. more »»

Men sentenced for burglaries

August 27, 2014 Two Beaver County men were sentenced Tuesday after pleading guilty to committing a string of burglaries on State Patty’s Day in State College. Jesse T. more »»

Applebee’s expected to open this fall

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — After more than a six-month delay, an Applebee’s along Route 22 west in Cambria Township is slated to open this fall. more »»


August 27, 2014 Bedford state police -- A car driven by Nicole E. Damjanovich, 19, New Paris, struck the rear of a car driven by a 17-year-old Saxton boy Sunday afternoon on Route 30, Bedford Township. more »»

Police reports

August 27, 2014 Altoona police -- Karl Rieger, 64, of 221 Fifth Ave. was arrested early Sunday at his residence and charged with driving under the influence. -- Jack D. Williams, of 2526 Sixth Av. more »»

Alleged hazing incident probed

August 26, 2014 Police and school authorities are investigating an alleged hazing incident involving several Hollidays­­­burg Area High School football players, officials said Monday. more »»

Family, DA differ on death inquiry

August 26, 2014 A spokesman for the family of Marquise Braham and Blair County District Attorney Richard Consiglio painted different pictures of the status of an investigation into allegations by Braham’s family of... more »»

Shuster: Local VA doing good job

August 26, 2014 The Van Zandt VA Medical Center seems to be doing a “good, solid job,” said U.S. Rep. more »»

Braham’s family wants hazing to become felony

August 26, 2014 A family alleging that fraternity hazing drove their 18-year-old son and Penn State Altoona student to suicide last March is now attempting to get Pennsyl­vania’s elected state officials to consider... more »»

Woman might be jailed for violating bail conditions

August 26, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Cresson woman facing homicide by vehicle charges as the result of a fatal crash 17 months ago could soon land in prison for violating her bail conditions. more »»

Council silences siren for curfew

August 26, 2014 EBENSBURG — At a busy Monday evening meeting, Borough Council silenced its 10:45 p.m. fire siren, which for years had signaled curfew in Ebensburg. more »»

Police allege man displayed sexual materials to a minor

August 26, 2014 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — A Northern Cambria man is facing charges for allegedly placing nude images of himself on a laptop later seen by an 11-year-old girl. more »»

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