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Gallitzin increases officer’s hourly pay

September 11, 2014 GALLITZIN — Borough officials rectified a months-old error Wednesday by voting to increase a veteran part-time police officer’s wages from $11 to $14 per hour. Capt. more »»

C-K principal leaving district

September 11, 2014 CLAYSBURG — Claysburg-Kimmel Elementary School Principal Laurie Criswell is set to leave the district soon, possibly as soon as October, after the school board approved her resignation Wednesday. more »»

Crash kills man from Hollidaysburg

September 11, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A crash on Tuesday claimed the life of a Hollidaysburg ma. more »»

Judge: Bond companies may have to change tactics

September 11, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge says surety companies that post bail for crime suspects might have to change the way they do business after a state Supreme Court decision. more »»

Council working on simplifying noise ordinance over club’s music

September 11, 2014 City officials are working on a revised, simpler noise ordinance in response to recent complaints from neighbors about outdoor music at the Cesare Battisti club in Eldorado. more »»

Ex-pastor gets 20 to 40 years in wife’s death

September 11, 2014 LEBANON — A former pastor already serving life without parole for bludgeoning his second wife to death in 2008 was sentenced Wednesday to 20 to 40 years in the 1999 death of his first wife. Arthur “A. more »»

Lawyer: Client didn’t act alone in Philadelphia school abduction

September 11, 2014 PHILADELPHIA — A defense attorney focused on unresolved questions about the kidnapping and sexual assault of a 5-year-old girl abducted from school as he urged jurors Wednesday in closing arguments... more »»

Sex assault leads to prison sentence

September 11, 2014 BUTLER (AP) — A western Pennsylvania man has been sentenced to 5¢ to 16 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a 12-year-old boy at knifepoint at his local YMCA. more »»

Police say teen mimicked sex act

September 10, 2014 An Everett teenager faces a misdemeanor charge for allegedly “desecrating” a statue of Jesus outside a religious center in his hometown, an act that drew violent threats online. more »»

Police say teen mimicked sex act

September 10, 2014 An Everett teenager faces a misdemeanor charge for allegedly “desecrating” a statue of Jesus outside a religious center in his hometown, an act that drew violent threats online. more »»

Speeding solution sought in Tyrone

September 10, 2014 TYRONE — Tyrone Borough officials are looking for a solution to speeding and a rash of minor car accidents along Washington Avenue. more »»

Helping county close to Robison’s heart

September 10, 2014 Those who knew Allan Robison said he always had the interest of the community in his heart. more »»

Frankstown bridge to be razed

September 10, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An 85-year-old bridge in Frankstown Township has been closed even to foot traffic by the Blair County commissioners who have decided to tear it down rather than spend $. more »»

Tax position bringing controversy

September 10, 2014 EBENSBURG — Tax collector normally doesn’t top the list of most controversial elected offices. But one borough official said Monday council wasn’t acting appropriately to appoint one. more »»

Toomey calls on Senate to act on sex predator bill

September 10, 2014 WASHINGTON — A group of lawmakers led by Sen. more »»

GE Transportation hiring 50 diesel machinists

September 10, 2014 GROVE CITY (AP)— GE Transportation says it’s hiring 50 machinists to for a diesel engine plant in western Pennsylvani. more »»

Man arrested on home improvement fraud charge

September 10, 2014 From Mirror staff reports BEDFORD — State police arrested a South Carolina man Tuesday in Everett for stealing from residents by misleading them and charging inflated prices. more »»

Woman allegedly stole money while working as bank teller

September 10, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — A Cambria County woman has been indicted by a federal grand jury after allegedly taking money while working as a bank teller. Tonya Wade, 40, of 465 S. Center St. more »»

Coroner: Boy’s body cremated, mom didn’t claim remains

September 10, 2014 HARRISBURG — A coroner cremated the body of a 9-year-old boy because his mother didn’t claim the remains for weeks after his decomposing body was found in their home. more »»

Possible extinction driving some batty

September 10, 2014 HARRISBURG — The northern long-eared bat is in trouble. more »»

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