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Somerset chamber schedules annual dinner at Seven Springs

November 8, 2014 The Somerset County Chamber of Commerce has accented it will hold its annual dinner on Nov. 18 at Seven Springs Mountain Resort with a special treat. From 4 to 5:15 p.m. more »»

Priest awaiting trial could be released

November 7, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Catholic priest from Somerset County suspected of sexually exploiting Honduran street children may soon be released from the Cambria County Prison to home detention, where he will awai... more »»

Former inmate pursuing new trial

November 7, 2014 EBENSBURG — A former inmate at the State Correctional Institution at Cresson is looking for a new trial after he was convicted four years ago for assaulting a corrections office. more »»

Sunoco gas pipeline project moves forward

November 7, 2014 From Mirror staff and wire reports Sunoco Logistics plans to move forward with building an east-to-west natural gas pipeline in Pennsylvania that will cross through Blair, Cambria and Huntingdon... more »»

GOP leadership fight brewing in state Senate

November 7, 2014 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Senate Majority Leader Dominic Pileggi is facing a challenge to his leadership for the first time in eight years — a move that signals growing conservative influence in the... more »»

Police: Man used mom’s credit card while she was hospitalized

November 7, 2014 Police allege a Blair Township man racked up more than $27,000 in charges on his mother’s credit card while she was in the hospital. Scott J. more »»

Antis Twp. passes preliminary budget

November 7, 2014 BELLWOOD — The Antis Township Board of Supervisors passed the township’s preliminary budget for 2015 at its meeting on Thursday night. more »»

Cambria finalizes courthouse repairs

November 7, 2014 EBENSBURG — Cambria County commissioners finalized an agreement Thursday for repairs along the south side of the courthouse. more »»

Blairsville judge waives hearing

November 7, 2014 CLYMER (AP) — A district judge who’s been suspended without pay on charges she left the scene of an accident and obstructed justice after sideswiping an oncoming vehicle has waived her preliminary... more »»

Lilly residents facing animal cruelty charges

November 7, 2014 Two Lilly residents face animal cruelty misdemeanor charges after Cresson Township police officers removed an “extremely emaciated” dog from a porch in the borough. more »»

Nun forgives her rapist

November 7, 2014 BEAVER (AP) — An elderly western Pennsyl­vania nun issued a statement forgiving her rapist as the judge sentenced the 19-year-old man to 18¢ to 37 years in prison. more »»

Emails indicate NCAA bluffed PSU

November 6, 2014 Emails brought to light by Se. more »»

Juvenile court receives recognition

November 6, 2014 HOLLIDAYSURG — Kids under the age of 18 abuse drugs for many reasons, according to those who oversee Blair County’s Juvenile Drug Court. Some fall to peer pressure. more »»

More charges for city man accused of trying to lure boys

November 6, 2014 A Juniata man accused of posing as a teenager on Facebook to meet young boys is facing more charges. Benjamin Richards, 26, of 501 N. 10th Ave. more »»

Beer to soon be permissible at The Park at Morrisons Cove

November 6, 2014 The Park at Morrisons Cove got the legal go-ahead Monday from Martinsburg officials to let bowlers bring their own beer, despite protest and petitions from Cove residents aiming to keep the town... more »»

Monument to be dedicated

November 6, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A monument honoring the Johnstown man who was among the first to raise an American flag atop Mount Suribachi on Iwo Jima will be dedicated on Saturday. Veteran Memorial Monument Inc. more »»

Civil suit against city over child’s fall to stand

November 6, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise has refused to dismiss a civil case in which the parents of a young child are asking reimbursement for medical expenses and injuries suffered after... more »»

County courthouse work set to begin

November 6, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Visitors to the Blair County Courthouse, starting Monday, will be directed to the building’s Union Street entrance. more »»

Police: Man sexually abused autistic girl

November 6, 2014 An Altoona man is behind bars on charges he sexually abused an autistic girl for several years. Kevin Lee Boisvert, 38, of 1904 Fourth Ave. more »»

Wolf unseats unpopular Corbett

November 5, 2014 HARRISBURG — Democrat Tom Wolf, who gave $10 million of his own money to underwrite an early TV ad campaign that endeared the businessman and first-time candidate to voters, unseated Go. more »»

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