The Altoona Mirror Newsen-usWed, 28 Sep 2016 10:59:23 EDTWed, 28 Sep 2016 10:59:23 EDT praises county's drug courthttp://www.altoonamirror.com - The operation of a drug court generates a savings to county taxpayers in the form of reduced jail time for nonviolent offenders and less recidivism, a state Supreme Court justice said Tuesday.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTAssistant superintendent leaving AASDhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Area Assistant Superintendent Luke Lansberry is now the superintendent of DuBois Area School District. According to the Courier Express, the board hired him in an 8-1 vote Thursday night at a salary of $140,00.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTMartinsburg teen wearing clown mask facing chargeshttp://www.altoonamirror.com teenager faces charges after he allegedly put on a clown mask and brandished a gun outside a home in Martinsburg. Seth R. Gunnett, 18, of 108 E. Julian St.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTParties divided over debate's winnerhttp://www.altoonamirror.com Donald Trump defended his performance and Hillary Clinton's allies blanketed the airwaves with continuing attacks Tuesday, local supporters boosted their candidates following the previous night's record-setting presidential debate.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDTPermission attained to close bridgeshttp://www.altoonamirror.com - Blair County is closing a historic pedestrian bridge in Tyrone and submitting a permit request to the state for permission to tear down a swinging pedestrian bridge in Frankstown Township.Wed, 28 Sep 2016 00:00:00 EDT