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Local job fair features about 60 employers

August 28, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Residents looking for jobs and employers looking to hire were able to connect Wednesday at a job fair at the National Guard Readiness Center. more »»

Woman accused of child endangerment faces trial

August 28, 2014 An Altoona woman will face trial for endangering the welfare of a daughter and a granddaughter because of the condition of her residence. more »»

Former guard’s appeal rejected

August 28, 2014 On Tuesday, more than two years after former Bedford jail guard Ryan Clapper placed frozen handcuffs on an inmate, the state Superior Court rejected an appeal of his conviction. more »»

B-A gets 9 applications for superintendent job

August 28, 2014 BELLWOOD — Bellwood-Antis School District has received nine applications from across the state for its superintendent’s position. more »»

Man’s appeal for gun conviction rejected

August 28, 2014 Pennsylvania’s Superior Court on Tuesday rejected an appeal from a Portage man convicted last year of illegally possessing a firearm and possessing an instrument of crime. more »»

Man accused of setting his home on fire charged

August 28, 2014 LILLY — A Lilly man faces three felonies for an alleged July arson at his home. Anthony John Dzabo, 27, 287 Jones St. more »»

Crime Solvers seek theft suspect

August 28, 2014 Crime Solvers of Blair County is seeking the public’s help in identifying a suspect in a reported retail theft at Wal-Mart in Plank Road Commons shopping center. more »»

Judge makes ruling in city suit

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Huntingdon County judge has sided with the City of Altoona in a dispute that developed in 2013 when Blair County withheld delinquent tax revenue from the city, after paying for... more »»

Bruno receives house arrest

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Former Glendale School District Superintendent Dennis L. more »»

Probe continues into Hollidaysburg Area hazing report

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Hollidaysburg Area High School football coach Homer DeLattre said Tuesday he won’t release an updated team roster until a police and school investigation into alleged hazing is... more »»

Kidnapping victim tells her story

August 27, 2014 BELLWOOD — Peggy Ann Bradnick, now Jackson, said she only had one thing to eat during her eight-day-long 1966 kidnapping at the hands of William Hollenbaugh: three peas force-fed to her from a rusty... more »»

Megan’s Law evaluation ordered for 60-year-old

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County Judge Wade A. Kagarise ordered a Megan’s Law assessment for a 60-year-old Altoona man who late Monday entered no-contest pleas to child pornography charges. more »»

Holiday parade, route planned

August 27, 2014 The Blair Bedford Central Labor Council will hold its annual Labor Day parade in downtown Altoona on Saturday morning. The parade will start at Green Avenue and Ninth Street. more »»

Courthouse canopy project gets low bids

August 27, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Low bids for two canopies and an extension on the main entrance of the Blair County Courthouse came in below estimates, so the proposed project is likely to get started in September. more »»

Man gets prison time for drug conspiracy role

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Northern Cambria man was sentenced to 110 months in prison and four years of supervised release for his role in a drug conspiracy. more »»

Job fair planned in Blair County

August 27, 2014 Dozens of local employers and employment resource organizations are expected to participate in the job fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. more »»

Blaze hits Portage Bakery

August 27, 2014 PORTAGE — A fire at Portage Bakery along 1100 Main St. sent one firefighter to the hospital late Tuesday afternoon, according to officials. more »»

Man pleads guilty to firearm charge

August 27, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Blandburg man pleaded guilty in federal court Monday to a charge of unlawful possession of a firearm, which had the serial number removed. Aaron C. Spanik, 34, 115 Post Office Ave. more »»

Responders urged to take training exercise

August 27, 2014 Local emergency responders are encouraged to sign up for a tabletop exercise that will require them to address how to deal with the rupture of an 8-inch gas transmission line affecting Interstate 99... more »»

Church bulletin stirs emotions about ordinance

August 27, 2014 EBENSBURG — Despite months of public discussion and debate on the borough’s new stormwater ordinance, council was compelled to act Monday after learning that a local pastor printed inaccurate... more »»

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