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Yellow Springs Drive detour set to begin

June 28, 2015 WILLIAMSBURG — Grannas Bros. Stone & Asphalt of Hollidaysburg will implement a detour on Wednesday on Yellow Springs Drive as part of the Route 22 Yellow Spring Bridge Project in Catharine Township. more »»

Relentless rain soaks area

June 28, 2015 TYRONE — It was a soggy Saturday as more rain taxed storm sewers, flooded basements and lawns and turned area streams into churning, brown torrents. more »»

Cove president: Meeting illegal

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — Moving forward with an issue that’s prompted closed-door meetings and legal questions, the Spring Cove School Board voted Friday on a new bus contractor, while addressing the earlie... more »»

Local gays celebrate high court ruling

June 27, 2015 Hours after a split Supreme Court ruling Friday determined that the Constitution guarantees the fundamental right to same-sex marriage across the country, some in Blair County celebrated, while... more »»

Carjacking suspect caught after chase

June 27, 2015 A carjacking suspect led state and local police on a chase Friday night that started in Altoona and ended in Duncansville, according to several sources. The chase apparently started about 5:30 p.m. more »»

Residents warned about storm

June 27, 2015 Dave Cubbison is the Bedford County emergency management director, but he used police lingo Friday for a storm he suspects will cause trouble today. “It’s a system of interest to me,” he said. more »»

Two face felony drug charges

June 27, 2015 Two men are behind bars over hundreds of bags of heroin. Curtis M. Gates, 27, of 2615 W. Chestnut Ave., Apt. 2, and Dustin M. Riley, 27, of 317 Crawford Ave. more »»

Spring Cove board fires AD

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — The Spring Cove School Board voted to eliminate the district’s current athletic director position Friday, replacing it with a new combined post at a larger salary. more »»

Man, woman allegedly use stroller to cart loot

June 27, 2015 Two people face charges after police say they took a 7-year-old along to burglarize a home. James F. Kelly 29, of 815 Fifth Ave. more »»

Coach: Hitting batter unintentional

June 27, 2015 The lawyer for a Penn State Altoona softball player charged with assault said in a statement Friday that the incident has been blown out of proportion. more »»

Spring Cove budget calls for tax increase

June 27, 2015 ROARING SPRING — In a quick, little-discussed pair of votes following contention last month, the Spring Cove School Board voted Friday to adopt a $24 million 2015-16 budget accompanied by a tax... more »»

Coroner to rule on man’s death in standoff

June 27, 2015 GREENSBURG — A coroner says he’ll rule next week whether a western Pennsyl­vania man fatally shot himself or was killed by state police during an armed standoff following a pharmacy robbery. more »»

Altoona man’s prison sentence lengthens

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Blair County judge explained Thursday she imposed a longer sentence on an Altoona man for gun violations than she initially intended because of a statement he made to police when h... more »»

State searches Baker’s residence

June 26, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Special agents with the Pennsylvania Attorney General’s Office moved briskly in and out of St. more »»

Cove board to hear attorney’s report

June 26, 2015 The Spring Cove School Board is set for an attorney’s report tonight on whether a May 26 closed-door session violated the state’s Sunshine Ac. more »»

Center to open Sept. 10

June 26, 2015 SHANKSVILLE — The newly constructed Flight 93 National Memorial visitors center complex — a $26-plus million addition — is scheduled to open to the public in little more than 10 weeks. more »»

Center to open Sept. 10

June 26, 2015 SHANKSVILLE — The newly constructed Flight 93 National Memorial visitors center complex — a $26-plus million addition — is scheduled to open to the public in little more than 10 weeks. more »»

State court rejects law aiding NRA gun challenges

June 26, 2015 HARRISBURG — A Pennsyl­vania state court on Thursday struck down a law designed to make it easier for gun owners and organizations like the National Rifle Association to challenge local firearms... more »»

Penn Cambria shakes up administration

June 26, 2015 CRESSON — After approving the hire of a new high school principal Monday, Penn Cambria School Board also voted on some administrative shakeups, which outgoing Superintendent Mary Beth Whited said ar... more »»

Man accused of insurance fraud

June 26, 2015 A Hollidaysburg man faces a felony insurance fraud charge after he allegedly claimed damage to his truck twice. Michael R. more »»

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