Saturday May 18
Leo John - Skip' Dunn
Leo John "Skip" Dunn, 85, Potomac, Md., passed away peacefully in his home with loved ones at his side May 7, 2013, from complications of old age.
Fri May 17, 2013
Perry Wellington Realty "Stages of Buying a House" 5.17.13
Perry Wellington Realty is a full service real estate brokerage based in Hollidaysburg with offices around the region.
Friday May 17 2013
A 22 YEAR OLD ARMY SENIOR COMBAT MEDIC FROM PINE GROVE MILLS, CENTRE COUNTY, lost his legs from THe knee down while trying to save fellow soldiers tuesday in afghanistan.
Thu May 16, 2013
Preliminary HASD budget passes with deficit
The Hollidaysburg Area school board's preliminary budget contains a financial shortfall, but no tax increase is on the table.
Local Whooping Cough Outbreak
The State Health Department is confirming an outbreak of pertussis, better known as whooping cough, in our region.
Pennsylvania Ranks High For Dog Bites
Pennsylvania is ranked at #5 in terms of dog bite insurance claims according to new numbers released by State Farm Insurance.
Wed May 15, 2013
PSU extension office may move to airport
Blair County commissioners plan to move the county's Penn State extension office from Valley View Home to the Altoona-Blair County Airport.
Senior citizens, athletes visit as a part of Older Americans Month
Intergenerational communication isn't always easy - Garvey Manor Nursing Home resident Monsignor Thomas Mabon recalls some visits with young people where neither side could find common ground with the other.
Tue May 14, 2013
Cuffed client decks lawyer with 'baseball bat fashion' punch during dealth-penalty hearing
A handcuffed client decked his defense lawyer Monday in a Blair County, Pa., courtroom, in front of the judge who was hearing his post-conviction argument that he should not be sentenced to the death penalty.
Mon May 13, 2013
Joan M. Battaglia
Surviving are a son, Steven J. Perts of Hyndman; four grandchildren: April, Heather, Jessica and Hollie "Sally"; and a great-granddaughter, Madison Ross.
The Citizens' Voice
'Big tent' task force to rewrite Act 47
The effort to rewrite a quarter-century-old state law governing financially distressed municipalities like Scranton is taking a new turn with a "big tent" task force convening to try to work out a compromise acceptable to municipal and state officials, business and labor and financial lenders.
Sun May 12, 2013
On the lookout for ticks
The return of warmer weather means more individuals and pet owners have discovered parasitic ticks hitching a ride on their bodies.
Sat May 11, 2013
Altoona pulls out of cyber school
As one local district cuts ties to a local cyber charter school to save money, another is looking to take it over as a source of revenue.
Fri May 10, 2013
Empty bowls fill up pantry
Students at the Hollidaysburg Area School District spent weeks creating 1,000 hand-crafted ceramic bowls designed to raise awareness of the millions around the world who often go hungry.
Perry Wellington Realty "Tips for First Time Homebuyers" 5.10.13
Buying a house for the first time can be a little scary, but Adam Conrad from Perry Wellington Realty has some tips to make the experience a little easier.
The Hollidaysburg Community Partnership decided Friday afternoon to cancel its Allegheny Street Cruise-In & Sidewalk Sale, citing the potential for rain showers and thunderstorms Saturday.
Friday May 10 2013
HOLLIDAYSBURG MAYOR JOSEPH DODSON READ A PROCLAMATION YESTERDAY SETTING ASIDE TODAY, MAY 10TH, As DANIEL BAKER AND CALEB PARNELL DAY IN THE BORO.
Thu May 09, 2013
Janet A. Gonder
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Henry and Naomi Eger. She married Gary L. Gonder on June 30, 1984, in Reno, Nev.
Gertrude - Trude' Ketterer
She was born in Westmoreland County, daughter of Jacob W. and Sallie Gilmer. She married Marcus A. Ketterer in St.
Wed May 08, 2013
Gildea gets school's top job
The excited talk among a group of Hollidaysburg Area teachers Tuesday evening was that they knew who the board was going to choose to replace 14-year Superintendent Paul Gallagher.