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UPMC offering buyout to some

May 27, 2015 The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center hopes to encourage early retirements among 3,500 eligible employees with a “voluntary separation” program. more »»

Police seize cellphone, explicit video from boy

May 27, 2015 Police have seized the cellphone of an Altoona Area High School boy after a sexually explicit video of a 15-year-old female student allegedly was passed around school. more »»

Board meets privately; agrees to bid bus routes

May 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — After meeting in a closed-door session to hammer out disagreements on “confidential” bus contracting information, the Spring Cove School Board voted Tuesday to move forward with... more »»

Police: Lilly man assaulted girlfriend

May 27, 2015 CRESSON — A Lilly man is in jail after allegedly pushing and choking his girlfriend Saturday, police said. more »»

Standoff in city ends peacefully

May 27, 2015 An Altoona man was taken into custody Tuesday night and transported to the city’s Crisis Center after an hours-long standoff with police ended peacefull. more »»

Glendale OKs budget with $600,000 deficit

May 27, 2015 FLINTON — Glendale School Board last week approved a tentative 2015-16 budget that includes a maximum tax increase and a $600,000 deficit. The $12. more »»

Police: Man ran out of gas, stole truck

May 27, 2015 A Tyrone man is behind bars on charges he stole a PennDOT truck after he ran out of gas on I-99. Derek A. more »»

Blair might revise vote precincts

May 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County leaders are preparing to take on the task of revising the county’s 97 voting districts, and in some municipalities, it could mean an increase. more »»

Man faces felonies for fleeing police

May 27, 2015 A suspected drunken driver is behind bars after leading Logan Township police on a chase. Edward K. more »»

Commissioners OK LERTA for Allegheny No. 1 site

May 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County has become the last of three local governments to approve a tax-break zone for the site of the former Allegheny No. 1 Elementary School. more »»

Judge refuses to send woman to rehab facility

May 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Jennifer J. more »»

Sullivan nixes request for lower bail for suspect

May 27, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Hollidaysburg man’s request for lower bail was rejected Tuesday by Blair County Judge Timothy M. more »»

Police say city man, 40, had affair with girl, 14

May 27, 2015 Altoona police arrested a 40-year-old Altoona man Tuesday who they say had a sexual relationship with 14-year-old girl. Michael A. Kuhn Sr. more »»

Police: 718 crashes during holiday

May 27, 2015 State police report that during the four-day Memorial Day driving period — last Friday through Monday — a total of 718 vehicle crashes were investigated. more »»

Service members, vets receive praise at parade

May 26, 2015 Monday morning’s Memorial Day parade along 17th Street in Altoona was full of noise and celebration to honor those who died serving in America’s Armed Forces. more »»

Police keeping eyes on drivers

May 26, 2015 Officers may be quick to surmise intoxicated driving is at fault when they see a car swerving into oncoming traffic, almost colliding with other vehicles and obstacles along the roadwa. more »»

GACTC program expands opportunities in dentistry

May 26, 2015 It’s likely that most dental patients have run into dental assistants and hygienists during their regular checkups, but they may be less familiar with expanded function dental assistants. more »»

New GOP group to form

May 26, 2015 A new Central Pennsylvania Council of Republican Women group will be formed at a public meet-and-greet event open to the public from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

Cross-country cyclist stops in Altoona

May 26, 2015 Paul Fallon of Cambridge, Mas. more »»

Duncansville man arrested after police chase

May 26, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Borough police arrested Garrett Scott Rabold, 25, of Duncansville on Friday after a vehicle pursuit, Police Chief James E. Ott said. more »»

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