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Police: Girl injured by truck

July 3, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A 15-year-old Martinsburg girl was seriously injured Thursday night after she was struck by a car while riding her bicycle. more »»

Tea party to host annual Freedom Fest

July 3, 2016 The Blair County Tea Party is set to host its annual Freedom Fest July 16 at the Bavarian Hall in Altoona. The festival opens at 6 p.m. more »»

Contruction work briefs

July 3, 2016 Bridge rehabilitation project set Gordon L. Delozier Inc. of Hollidaysburg will begin work Wednesday a bridge rehabilitation project that carries 31st Street over Brush Run in Altoona, PennDOT sai. more »»

Bicyclists remind drivers of their rights to the road

July 3, 2016 About 100 bicyclists took to the roads throughout Blair County on Saturday to remind drivers that sharing the road is more than just courtesy, it’s also the law. more »»

Hollidaysburg woman wages protest

July 2, 2016 Rosalind Merritts of Hollidaysburg has been regularly protesting outside of the Altoona-Johnstown Diocese administration office since March 1 when the attorney general released a grand jury report... more »»

AASD chooses new superintendent

July 2, 2016 After signing a five year superintendent contract with the Altoona Area School District Saturday and chatting with attendees at the meeting, Charles A. Prijatelj went house hunting in Altoona. more »»

Fireworks permits approved

July 2, 2016 The Logan Township supervisors recently approved two fireworks permits, with reservation. more »»

Doyle takes oath

July 2, 2016 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Seats were nearly full in a courtroom Friday, when an oath-swearing ceremony was held for Blair County’s new president judge, Elizabeth A. Doyle. Outgoing President Judge Jolene G. more »»

Tyrone teen faces assault charges

July 2, 2016 A Tyrone teen faces a felony assault charge after she allegedly fought with police during a drunken episode Wednesday night. Brittany Ann Miller, 19, of 3261 Third St. more »»

Cheap gas fuels holiday travel

July 2, 2016 A record number of travelers is expected on America’s highways and airways throughout the July 4 holiday weekend. more »»

Altoona Area could hire Tuscarora superintendent

July 1, 2016 It wouldn’t come as a shock to the Tuscarora School Board if Altoona Area hired away its current superintendent on Saturday, Tuscarora School Board President Larry Funk said. more »»

Blair County drug sweep targets two dozen

July 1, 2016 Two dozen street-level and mid-level drug dealers who allegedly sold heroin, cocaine, prescription drugs and marijuana were the targets of the latest drug sweep Thursday in Blair County. more »»

Diocese planning to relocate offices

July 1, 2016 Officials with the Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown are in talks to sell their Allegheny Township office complex to the Garvey Manor Nursing home and move the diocesan headquarters to the City... more »»

Wolf receives main Pa. budget legislation

July 1, 2016 HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Legislature on Thursday sent Democratic Gov. more »»

Thousands expected to attend Creation Fest

July 1, 2016 MOUNT UNION — Between 20,000 and 40,000 people of all Christian denominations and many of no faith tradition from across the northeastern states are expected to gather on the Agape Farm camp grounds... more »»

All reassessment notices sent

July 1, 2016 Reassessment change notices have been mailed to all property owners, the Blair County commissioners announced Thursday. more »»

Man receives two years’ prison for tax evasion

July 1, 2016 JOHNSTOWN — A Hollidaysburg man has been sentenced to two years in federal prison for tax evasion. James C. more »»

Driver in fatal accident will not face charges

July 1, 2016 The driver who struck a teenager on a Greenwood road in January will not be charged. more »»

Area briefs

July 1, 2016 Board reviews sewer project Blair County Planning Commission members Thursday gave a favorable review to Phase 2 of the Hollidaysburg Borough Sewer Authority’s sanitary sewer improvements project. more »»

Proposed shop gets positive review

July 1, 2016 Blair County Planning Commission members Thursday gave a positive review to a business project planned for Taylor Township. KLAD Foods In. more »»

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