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Delta Health Technologies expands after partnership

April 4, 2014 A decision by a New York company to select a solution produced by Delta Health Technologies has led to the creation of new jobs with more expected to be added. more »»

Drone crashes near school, hotel

April 4, 2014 JONESTOWN — Military officials say an unmanned aerial vehicle, commonly known as a drone, crashed near a central Penn– sylvania school and a hotel. more »»

Police continue probe into campus frat

April 3, 2014 Logan Township Police Chief Ron Heller said Wednesday that he expects his department soon will have possession of the computer and cellphone of a Penn State Altoona student who committed suicide las... more »»

Court won’t hear Sandusky’s appeal

April 3, 2014 HARRISBURG — The state’s highest court on Wednesday said it would not review Jerry Sandusky’s child molestation conviction, but other legal avenues remain open to the former Penn State assistant... more »»

Suspected meth lab busted

April 3, 2014 Three people are in custody after police discovered a suspected methamphetamine lab in Juniata. Scott R. Perkins, 32, his sister, Misty R. Perkins, 33, and her ex-boyfriend, Philip M. more »»

New owners take over Park Hills

April 3, 2014 Park Hills Country Club is now open under new ownership and is open to the public for the first time. Park Hills Development LLC, comprised of Steve Sheetz, Michael Fiore, Leonard Fiore Jr. more »»

Child advocacy center in area possible, but work remains

April 3, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The House passage of a bill to expand the use of child advocacy centers to detect and treat sexually abused children has renewed hopes that Blair County could have its own facility i... more »»

IRC sets recycling collection date in Tyrone

April 3, 2014 The Intermunicipal Relations Committee will conduct an electronics, boxes, bags and books recycling collection Saturday in Tyrone. more »»

Bridge rehabs to continue

April 3, 2014 Hollidaysburg — ­Prime contractor George S. Hann & Son Inc. more »»

High court decision angers crowd

April 3, 2014 The U.S. Supreme Court isn’t being nominated for an MVP performance Wednesday by election reform groups when it ruled in McCutcheon v. more »»

Bridge work continues in two places

April 3, 2014 Hollidaysburg — Prime contractor Francis J. more »»

Computers with Windows XP soon to be more vulnerable

April 3, 2014 Computer owners using Windows XP will be more open to malware and viruses when Microsoft ends support for the operating system on Tuesday. more »»

Dispute over sign in Portage settled

April 3, 2014 PORTAGE — A monthslong dispute between Portage Township supervisors and Portage Bar-Ann Drive-In management ended Wednesday when both parties finalized a lease and settlement agreement to move the... more »»

C-K board nears single routes

April 3, 2014 CLAYSBURG — Looking to save money in next year’s busing contract, the Claysburg-Kimmel School Board on Wednesday mulled a move toward single routes, which would place students at all grade levels on... more »»

Agency: Sexting ‘becoming an epidemic’

April 2, 2014 Telephone calls about local teenagers involved in sexting, the practice of transmitting sexually explicit material via cellphones or other electronic devices, are becoming more frequent, the directo... more »»

Suspected meth lab found in Juniata

April 2, 2014 Altoona police are on scene of a suspected methamphetamine lab in Juniata, according to Det. Sgt. Benjamin Jones. more »»

St. Pat’s to stay open

April 2, 2014 NEWRY — Despite rumors to the contrary, St. Patrick School will be open for the next school year, officials said. Rumors about a closing have upset the the school community. more »»

NAC to add 100 jobs

April 2, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — North American Communications plans to add up to 100 new jobs locally before the end of 2014. more »»

Police investigating rash of Claysburg break-ins

April 2, 2014 CLAYSBURG — At least seven Claysburg-area homes and cars have been broken into in the last five days, Greenfield Township police said Tuesday, with at least one homeowner firing warning shots to... more »»

Spray park work to begin

April 2, 2014 It’s been four years since Altoona and Central Blair Recreation and Park Commission officials first spoke of closing Juniata Memorial Park Pool permanently, after learning corrosion in the filter... more »»

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