14 hrs ago
Team TPC Joins Fight Against MS
Employees and friends of coatings industry publisher Technology Publishing Co. joined the fight against multiple sclerosis last weekend, biking 150 miles to raise nearly $9,000.
14 hrs ago
Local man becomes US citizen
Blair County's newest citizen, Noel Gatmaitan Villadolid, a native of the Philippines, was asked Wednesday how he ended up in Blair County - considering he was born so far away and spent several years in California.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Bernard E. Hinish
He was born in Curryville, son of the late Wilmer E. and Martha R. Hinish. He married LouAnna Shirk on April 23, 1956, in Curryville.
Ketner to retire from borough police force
Longtime Hollidaysburg Police Chief Jeffrey Ketner will announce his retirement at today's Borough Council meeting, according to a statement released Monday.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Megan's Law registrant receives 15 to 30 years for sexual assault
An Altoona man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl has been sent to a state correctional institution for 15-30 years by Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Summer programs go beyond topics covered during school
More than the dreaded "summer slide," some area parents worry about their bored children staring at a tablet or cellphone nonstop until the next school year begins.
State budget shows increase in funding for education
School boards can breathe a bit easier now that they are certain that the finalized state budget includes some increases in school funding for the upcoming year.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Crowd expected at borough meeting
Members of the Hollidaysburg community are expected to turn out in large numbers for the Borough Council's meeting Tuesday evening.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Man charged after standoff
A Hollidaysburg man faces charges after a standoff with sheriff's deputies and the state police, according to the Blair County Sheriff's Department.
Summer Sounds All Over
The Fabulous Flashbacks take the stage at downtown Altoona's Heritage Plaza on Friday night in the latest installment of the Summer Sounds concert series.
Leroy M. - Jr.' Knisley
He was born in Roaring Spring, son of the late Leroy E. and Geraldine E. Knisley.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Community Days continues
The Duncansville Community Days celebration, which opened Thursday night at Memorial Park, will continue through Saturday when it caps off with a fireworks show.
Thursday July 17 2014
THE ALTOONA MIRROR SAYS HOLLIDAYSBURG BORO COUNCIL IS SCHEDULED TO MEET TUESDAY TO DISCUSS PERSONNEL MATTERS RELATED TO THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Council to discuss police personnel
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 Wednesday.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Tuesday July 15 2014
AN ATTORNEY REPRESENTING HOLLIDAYSBURG BORO POLICE CHIEF JEFFREY KETNER TELLS THE ALTOONA MIRROR BORO OFFICIALS MADE A BIG MISTAKE AND HE'S HOPFUL THAT "REASONABLE MINDS" ON COUNCIL WILL PUT HIM BACK ON THE JOB.
Passing Act 47 bill key to city recovery plan
The distressed cities legislation before the Senate allows for increasing the local services tax, one of the recommendations cited to help Scranton gain fiscal recovery in consultant Henry J. Amoroso's report.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Ketner's attorney: Decision flawed, - big mistake'
An attorney representing Hollidaysburg Borough Police Chief Jeffrey Ketner, who was inexplicably placed on paid leave late last week, said Monday the Hollidaysburg Borough Council made "a big mistake" and is hopeful "reasonable minds" on council will put the veteran police chief back on the job.
Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch
Anna Martemucci's 'Hollidaysburg': A Starz hit is born?
In Starz's competition series The Chair , two filmmakers are given the same script and the same budget-then challenged to make two different movies.
Sun Jul 13, 2014
DeLoretto, DeGol repeat as SVCC champs
The first two-man best-ball championship of the 2014 area golf season belongs to David DeGol and Bernie DeLoretto.
Phyllis Arlene (Smith) Jones
Surviving are three children: Robert of Los Alamos, N.M., Nancy Murrin of Bensalem and Russell of Orlando, Fla.; and four grandchildren: Katherine, James, Michael and Molly.