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Man charged after standoff

July 19, 2014 A Hollidaysburg man faces charges after a standoff with sheriff’s deputies and the state police, according to the Blair County Sheriff’s Department. Richard . more »»

Certificate revoked for Blair Cab Inc.

July 19, 2014 The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission has revoked the certificate to operate of Blair Cab Inc., an Altoona taxi company owned by Harry Pelton. more »»

Sandusky son tells of alleged abuse

July 18, 2014 HARRISBURG — Jerry Sandusky’s adopted son Matthew said in a television interview Thursday that his sexual abuse at the former Penn State assistant coach’s hands consisted of oral sex, a more serious... more »»

Prison jobs up for review

July 18, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — As the overtime problem at the Blair County Prison continues unabated, the head of the prison board said Thursday he will meet with the warden next week to review every position... more »»

United Way hands out 30 impact grants

July 18, 2014 Thursday was a banner day for United Way of Blair County. United Way officials handed out 30 impact grants, their largest number ever, said Robin Beck, executive director. more »»

New program focuses on how to help teens

July 18, 2014 A new Cambria County program is looking not only at what’s going wrong in teens’ lives, but at what schools, parents and churches are doing right to curb bad choices — and how the community can... more »»

Community Days continues

July 18, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — The Duncansville Community Days celebration, which opened Thursday night at Memorial Park, will continue through Saturday when it caps off with a fireworks sho. more »»

Cambria to get aid for acid treatment

July 18, 2014 HARRISBURG — Three water treatment systems in Cambria County will receive financial assistance from the state Department of Environmental Protection to remove acid mine drainage from nearby... more »»

Man accused of assault facing trial

July 18, 2014 An Altoona man accused of breaking a man’s jaw outside a city bar will face trial. more »»

Duncansville looking into road signs

July 18, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — Borough engineer Tom Levine is looking into how many borough signs may need to be replaced to meet requirements under the Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices. more »»

YTI hosting overnight video game party

July 18, 2014 YTI Career Institute-Altoona will host an overnight video game LAN party tonight for a “Counter Strike: Global Offensive” tournament. The tournament runs from 10:30 p.m. to 2:30 a.m. more »»

Magistieral District Judges, July 18

July 18, 2014 Filed before Roaring Spring Magisterial District Judge Craig E. Ormsby: Charges waived to court March 13-20: — Jared . more »»

Dog attack leaves owner critical

July 17, 2014 A Greenwood man remains in critical condition in a Pittsburgh hospital after he was attacked by his dog. more »»

Council to discuss police personnel

July 17, 2014 The Hollidaysburg Borough Council will meet Tuesday to discuss “matters related to personnel in the Hollidaysburg Borough Police Department,” according to an official meeting notice posted Wednesda. more »»

All-Star game hosts commended

July 17, 2014 The Altoona Curve received rave reviews for how well they did in hosting the Eastern League All-Star Game and festivities this week, but that didn”t translate into a huge crowd Wednesday night at... more »»

Probation officers address change

July 17, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Eighteen-year-old Vincent stood before a group of Blair County workers, including adult and juvenile parole and probation officers, and talked about how his life had changed in the... more »»

Armory turning into microbrewery

July 17, 2014 HUNTINGDON — A former Marine is targeting new uses for the former Huntingdon Armory. more »»

Man agrees to bail revocation

July 17, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — An Altoona man recently charged with assault has agreed to revocation of his bail if prosecutors would not seek to forfeit the money posted by a professional bail bondsman on his... more »»

Kidnapping suspect facing trial

July 17, 2014 An Altoona man at the center of an attempted kidnapping will face trial. Magisterial District Judge Jeffrey Auker found police had enough evidence to send the case against Jordan T. more »»

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