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Police say woman tried to hit man with vehicle

March 9, 2015 PETERSBURG — State police accused a Hunting­don County woman Satur­day of trying to hit a man with a vehicle. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

March 9, 2015 Altoona police Feb. 27 - Theft: 1100 block 16th St., 200 block Chestnut Ave., 3800 block Third Ave. - Forgery: 400 block Bell Ave. - Assault: 600 block Howard Ave. more »»

Radio industry pushes buttons to survive

March 8, 2015 Sean McKay remembers what he calls the good old days of local radio. He’s also part of the present and possibly part of its futur. more »»

Show breaks winter blues

March 8, 2015 Flowers are in bloom, kids are playing in the dirt, and water is trickling gently down rocks. OK, so it’s not spring yet outside. more »»

Spring Cove asks state to drop funding contractor

March 8, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Spring Cove School District administrators have asked state officials to drop a contractor responsible for a funding program, joining districts across the state that claim they’ve... more »»

People uncork, unwind at wine tasting festival

March 8, 2015 It wasn’t hard to tell where they were handing out the drinks Saturday at the fifth Uncork the Alleghenies Wine Festival. more »»

Status conference slated for Hollidaysburg banker

March 8, 2015 A federal judge has scheduled a March 31 status conference in the case of a Hollidaysburg banker who is facing a charge of filing false expense reports with his former employer, First National Bank... more »»

VA hospital hosting town hall meeting

March 8, 2015 The Van Zandt VA Medical Center will host a town hall meeting for veterans, family members, veteran service organizations and the public to provide an opportunity for feedback on VA operations. more »»

Blair County Republican Women to host candidates

March 8, 2015 The Blair County Republican Women will host candidates for countywide offices at its March 19 dinner meeting at 5:30 p.m. at Hoss’s Family Steak & Sea House in Altoona. more »»

Paycheck bill takes big hit, but survives for another day

March 8, 2015 With a near-tie vote Monday, the state Senate dealt a heavy blow to Sen. John H. Eichelberger Jr.’s ongoing effort to end automatic union dues deductions from government paycheck. more »»

Police reports

March 8, 2015 Bedford state police -- Sarah M. Burkett, 25, no address listed, was arrested Feb. 5 on Main Road in Coalrain Township and charged with public drunkenness. more »»


March 8, 2015 Search for city manager continues A City Council search committee did not settle on a new permanent manager in a recent round of finalist interviews and so will interview two additional candidates... more »»

Prosecutors in favor of court decision

March 7, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County prosecutors say they support a Pennsylvania Superior Court decision issued Thursday that gives judges an option of holding bondsmen responsible for the ongoing criminal... more »»

Distributors could soon sell 12-packs

March 7, 2015 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s beer distributors received the go-ahead Friday to sell brew by the 12-pack. more »»

Vendors hope for large turnout

March 7, 2015 Todd Gates may have said it best. more »»

Elephants expected at Jaffa circus

March 7, 2015 For some, the most majestic part of a circus might be its seemingly friendly elephants that display uncanny obedience to their human trainers. But Ringling Bros. more »»

Bedford’s Higgins after re-election

March 7, 2015 Bill Higgins said he will seek re-election to a fourth term as Bedford County district attorney. more »»

Megan’s Law offender behind bars

March 7, 2015 An accused Megan’s Law absconder is now behind bars. Henry Garren Jr. more »»

Police: Player bought drugs before overdose

March 7, 2015 MONACA (AP) — Police say a woman and her daughter illegally sold prescription anti-anxiety medication to a western Pennsylvania high school football player hours before the coroner says the teen... more »»

Police: Dog left outside without proper shelter

March 7, 2015 Greenfield Township police have filed charges against Ruth M. Zerby, Claysburg, for cruelty to animals. Police said the week of Feb. more »»

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