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Police: Man pocketed money from sales at beer distributor

April 20, 2014 PHILIPSBURG — Police said a Clearfield man working at Genna Beer Distributing was allegedly pocketing money from sales after voiding them on the company’s computers. more »»

Authority proposes waterline deal

April 20, 2014 In keeping with a policy based on a 2009 waterline extension in Eldorado, the Altoona Water Authority plans to offer a deep discount for replacement of a deteriorated private line in Tipton that... more »»

Police: Teen robbed Sheetz, made threats

April 20, 2014 TYRONE — A 17-year-old male is in Blair County Prison after allegedly robbing a Tyrone Sheetz early Saturday morning. more »»

Wife and I can’t agree on socks issue

April 20, 2014 It started innocently enough when my wife and I were getting dressed to go out. I did what every good husband does when getting ready to go out. more »»

Mother loses parental rights

April 19, 2014 The decision of a Blair County judge to terminate the parental rights of a Blair County woman with a history of drug abuse has been upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court. more »»

Central Cambria expects to break even

April 19, 2014 EBENSBURG — Central Cambria School District expects to break even next school year — without raising taxes or dipping into a nearly $11 million reserve — but with a teachers’ contract still in... more »»

PSP: Dog aggressive, a hazard

April 19, 2014 A dog shot and killed by state troopers Sunday was acting aggressively toward humans and causing a traffic hazard, according to Pennsylvania State Police. more »»

Police: Man asked to be arrested

April 19, 2014 An Altoona man called the cops and asked to be arrested, according to police. It started in the early morning hours of April 8, at 3:39 a.m., when David L. Freet, 25, of 125 E. Sixth Ave. more »»

Police arrest three on drug charges

April 19, 2014 Police have made a string of drug arrests in Altoona. Marvin L. Wansley, 62, of 117 16th St. more »»

Mount Aloysius College symposium emphasizes research

April 19, 2014 CRESSON — Students wielding months of research converged at Mount Aloysius College’s ninth annual undergraduate research symposium. more »»

Man jailed after bail violation

April 19, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man who was found guilty by a jury on a drug charge three weeks ago has been jailed for the weekend because of a violation of his bail conditions. more »»

Internal affairs officer selected for prison board

April 18, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Sheriff’s Deputy Sam McClure, a 21-year veteran of the Altoona Police Department, was selected by the Blair County Prison Board to become its first internal affairs officer. more »»

Tyrone Area hosts mock DUI crash

April 18, 2014 TYRONE — With proms and graduations just around the corner, seniors at one local school district got a firsthand lesson in what can happen when people make poor choices and get behind the wheel. more »»

Union: Penelec failing to read house meters often enough

April 18, 2014 In a pre-hearing conference Thursday before a Public Utility Commission judge, the Utility Workers Union of America argued that Penelec has habitually failed to read house meters every other month a... more »»

Resident says state police shot, killed dog

April 18, 2014 ASHVILLE — A woman said state police shot a dog unprovoked Sunday while she was trying to rescue it. Ellen Whited of Gallitzin Township said she was driving home Sunday afternoon about 4:30 p.. more »»

Students receive agriculture tips

April 18, 2014 SHADE GAP — Rick Ruppert, brandishing a bag of cow feed, told a group of central Pennsylvania 4-H students that putting that feed together was much like baking a cak. more »»

Prison board considers fill-ins for overtime issue

April 18, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — The chairman of the Blair County Prison Board said he wants to determine if the answer to the overtime problem could be the use of fill-in, or part-time workers. more »»

HASD releases ’14-15 preliminary budget

April 18, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area School District has a preliminary budget, and every dollar has been displayed and explained by district administration, board members said, with transparency some... more »»

Bridge detours for projects to begin

April 18, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — PennDOT announced that detours will be in place on two Blair County roads starting Monday for bridge projects. more »»

USVEI evicted from office building

April 17, 2014 The U.S. Veterans Educational Institute has been evicted from its headquarters building on Logan Boulevard for chronic late payment of rent, according to the lawyer for the building owner. more »»

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