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Bedford auditor pursuing office

February 24, 2015 BEDFORD — Bedford County Auditor Reagan Young, appointed to the job in November after a resignation, is set to run for her first elected term, she announced Monday in a news release. more »»

Judge revokes mother’s bail

February 24, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A young mother facing charges that she improperly allowed her boyfriend — and father of her child — to baby-sit for her has had her bail revoked because she faces additional charges... more »»

Residents disenchanted with C-K ‘status quo’ seeking seats on board

February 24, 2015 With five Claysburg-Kimmel School Board seats open for election this year, a five-member bloc announced a joint campaign Monday in a bid to reform the district. more »»

DA: Inmate killed another over cell

February 24, 2015 CLEARFIELD (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate murdered his cellmate at a central Pennsylvania prison simply because he wanted his own private cell. Lawrence Peterson J. more »»

DA: Inmate killed another over cell

February 24, 2015 CLEARFIELD (AP) — A prosecutor says an inmate murdered his cellmate at a central Pennsylvania prison simply because he wanted his own private cell. Lawrence Peterson J. more »»

AG says judge should be taken off leak case

February 24, 2015 HARRISBURG — The judge who supervised a grand jury that recommended charges against Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane in a leak investigation has shown bias and should be removed from any... more »»

Police looking for assault suspect

February 24, 2015 MORRISDALE — Police are looking for a man who assaulted an elderly Morrisdale woman Friday evening at her home on Deer Creek Road, Graham Townshi. more »»

Politics pays off for some leaders

February 23, 2015 If you think that holding a public office is a job with no pay or benefits, think again. The winner of this year’s mayoral seat in Altoona will be paid $75,000 annually starting in January. more »»

Report: McCort choice had domestic violence charge

February 23, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Retired NFL player Artrell Hawkins Jr.'s alma mater has rescinded its decision to hire him as football coach. more »»

PSU’s THON raises $13M

February 23, 2015 UNIVERSITY PARK — Another Penn State Dance Marathon, known as THON, is in the books with $13,026,653.23 raised to fight pediatric cancer. “If you want to talk about Penn State’s culture — look around. more »»

West’s past full of fond memories

February 23, 2015 After a nearly 30-year basketball odyssey that saw him leave Altoona after high school graduation in 1985, spend four years at Villanova, 12 in the NBA and another 13 in various coaching roles at­­... more »»

Meter automation project helps identify water leaks

February 23, 2015 Cases are dribbling in that show that one customer-centric element of the Altoona Water Authority’s $6.6 million meter automation and replacement project is working. more »»

Blair Prison Board to review ways to save money on food

February 23, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Prison Board representatives will review ways to cut the food budget, after a second company suggested it may be able to save the county money. more »»

Magisterial district judge

February 23, 2015 Filed before Altoona Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey P. Auker: - Renee H. Ringler, 36, 2301 Fifth Ave. more »»

Weekly crime roundup

February 23, 2015 Altoona police Feb. 9 - Criminal mischief: 1100 block 16th St. - Theft: 1300 block Ninth St., 1900 block Fifth St., 4000 block Fifth Ave. more »»


February 23, 2015 Police: Woman stole from mother BEDFORD -- A Bedford County woman faces charges after police say she stole money from her elderly mother. more »»

Local Marine fought for weeks on Iwo Jima after flag raising

February 22, 2015 BELLWOOD — Lying asleep in a shallow shell-hole dug into black volcanic sand, Delbert Stevens awoke suddenly to a fellow Marine’s shouts. “Here this one was sitting behind me, he was laying over me. more »»

Easter Seals fallout continues

February 22, 2015 Easter Seals therapists lowered a 3-year-old boy with cerebral palsy into a pool, and legs that couldn’t walk and arms that were locked up against his body relaxed in a way they never did on land. more »»

Latest winter weather pummels area

February 22, 2015 Another round of snow hit the area this weekend with another week of bitter cold still to come. more »»

Housing Authority reaches agreement with parole board

February 22, 2015 The Altoona Housing Authority recently advised the Pennsylvania Board of Probation and Parole of its policies for admitting residents, after the board gave permission for an inmate being released... more »»

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