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Williamsburg celebrates anniversary with parade

July 26, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Wiliamsburgers love their town. That was quite apparent Saturday during the borough’s 225th anniversary celebration. “There is a lot of history and tradition here. more »»

Locals partner with PennDOT to clean up litter on roads

July 26, 2015 A drive along area roads will take you through some beautiful country, whether it be lush, rolling farmland or the thick woods of winding mountain roads. more »»

Lawmakers calling for Wolf to arm recruiters

July 26, 2015 Gov. Tom Wolf faces calls from state lawmakers to arm Pennsylvania National Guard troops in bases and storefront recruiting centers, a week after a gunman shot dead five service members in Tennesse. more »»

Reps move to tighten rules amid immigration debate

July 26, 2015 It’s a familiar reaction in many American cities, especially in Pennsylvania. more »»

Parking garage update to cost $452K

July 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Low bids for concrete repairs and protective measures in Blair County’s employee parking garage are adding up to $452,187 for construction, an amount that the county will pay with... more »»

PennDOT set to reveal plans for bridge

July 26, 2015 Roaring Spring — PennDOT will conduct an open house and plans display on the proposed Heuston Road bridge replacement project in Taylor Townshi. more »»

Hall of Fame induction almost like bowl of cherries

July 26, 2015 As of this moment, you are reading a column by a Hall of Famer. more »»

Authority to secure sewer plants

July 26, 2015 The Altoona Water Authority will pay a Johnstown firm about $350,000 to install security systems at the two recently renovated sewer plants. more »»

Drug suspect receives probation

July 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona woman who turned her life around from the days when she transported illegal drugs from Baltimore to Altoona was sentenced Friday to 15 years’ probation. more »»

Sheetz disputes Forbes ranking

July 25, 2015 The Sheetz family of Altoona is listed among America’s richest families, according to the latest issue of Forbes magazine. Forbes lists the family of the locally based convenience store chain at No. more »»

Cambria reinstates prison officer

July 25, 2015 EBENSBURG — Cambria County leaders might have violated state open records laws by refusing to list employee firings on public agenda meetings. more »»

Police allege motel employee sexually assaulted two guests

July 25, 2015 A Duncansville motel employee faces allegations that he sexually assaulted guests. Arunkumar . more »»

City man sentenced for gun offenses

July 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man with a criminal history extending back to when he was a juvenile has been sentenced to a state correctional institution for a maximum of 11 years. more »»

Northern Cambria man faces prowling charge

July 25, 2015 NORTHERN CAMBRIA — A Northern Cambria man was charged after allegedly trying to break into a house he claimed was his own. Roger William Rumery Jr. more »»


July 25, 2015 $26,000 in tools stolen Bedford — State police at Bedford are investigating the burglary of more than $26,000 in tools and electronics from two separate construction companies between 2:30 p.m. more »»

Fugitive caught in Maryland on stolen motorcycle

July 25, 2015 A Blair County fugitive connected to a suspected methamphetamine-making set-up has been caught in another state. Maryland state police arrested Robert Winrick J. more »»

Tyrone man faces drug charges

July 25, 2015 A Tyrone man faces cocaine charges after allegedly arranging two drug deals with a police informant. Michael E. Eades, 43, of Tyrone was arrested by Altoona police Wednesday about 6 p.. more »»

Fort Roberdeau seeks heating, cooling system

July 25, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Fort Roberdeau leaders plan to pursue installation of a geothermal heating and cooling system at White Oak Hall if grant money is available from a central Pennsylvania foundation. more »»

County moves teen to prison

July 25, 2015 EBENSBURG — A teenager moved to Cambria County Prison after allegedly assaulting a Cresson Secure Treatment Unit employee is facing new assault charges. more »»

Police: Child nearly drowned

July 24, 2015 A 3-year-old boy is clinging to life after he was found floating in a backyard pool on Fourth Avenue. Altoona police said the boy was found unresponsive and not breathing in the pool just before 6 p. more »»

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