12 hrs ago
Penelec union families illustrate lockout's affect
About 150 locked-out Penelec workers and family members spent more than an hour today demonstrating along busy West Plank Road near the company's Altoona headquarters.
23 hrs ago
Victor John Dinicola
He was born in Altoona, son of the late Victor M. and Jane M. Dinicola. He married Janet L. Celmer on Oct. 3, 1970, at St. Joseph's Church, Beaverdale.
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Man enters no-contest plea for house fire
A Frankstown Township man charged last March with burning his home and garage and cutting down several trees on his property in reaction to his domestic issues does not remember the incident, according to his attorney.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Michael W. - Mick' French
He was born in Altoona, son of Louis Bert Jack and Georgetta M. "Sis" French. He married Marie Ritchey in Winchester, Va., and she died June 4, 2004.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Arthur I. Aungst
He was born in McKee, son of the late George M. and Sara K. Aungst. He was previously married three times, first to Anna Ritchey, then to Mayme Grothwhol, and then to Jacqueline Renyck.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Woman connected to homicides seeks appeal
A Frankstown Township woman in court for buying a gun used in three homicides committed by her boyfriend nearly a year ago wants to appeal a Blair County judge's decision upholding the criminal charges against her - prior to the trial of her case.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Judge supports parole
A Mexico native agreed Monday to withdraw a request for a hearing on his conviction for drug possession after Blair County Judge Daniel J. Milliron said he would agree to support the inmate's parole from a state correctional institution.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Russell A. - Hack' Holtz
Surviving are three brothers: Ken and wife, Becky, Jack and wife, Kathy, all of Hollidaysburg, and Ritch and wife, LuAnn, of Tipton; a sister, Ruthie Sleeth and husband, Tim, of Warriors Mark; and longtime friend, Steve Howsare of Everett.
He married Ramona Gainvors. Surviving are three children: Dr. Dana L. Giarrizzi and Daniel L. , both in South Carolina, and Douglas L. of Hollidaysburg; nine grandchildren; a sister, Sandra Hull in Calif.; and a special cousin, Elizabeth Marky.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Holidays important to wineries
According to the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board 2012-13 Retail Year in Review, the highest percentage of sales at Fine Wine and Good Spirits Stores was in December at 12.62 percent followed by November at 9.31 percent.
Playhouse producing Christmas production
Combine the most popular Cresson Lake Playhouse actors with a well-known Christmas story, and you've got the makings of a great holiday show sure to delight audiences.
Views split on shopping day
You probably won't see fistfights for deals or arrests over door-buster sales in downtown Hollidaysburg today.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Eleanor A. - Nan' Clemens
Eleanor A. "Nan" Clemens, 85, Hollidaysburg, passed away Wednesday at UPMC Altoona.
McDonald's presents education grants
McDonald's has presented more than $7,000 in classroom grants to 18 area school teachers, including nine in Bedford and Blair counties.
Thu Nov 28, 2013
Hollidaysburg planning new ambulance building
Proposed drawings show a 7,200-square-foot building designed for an area next to North Juniata Street.
Paul E. Bouma
He was born in Coraopolis, son of the late John and Esther Bouma. He married Alice Kelly in Pittsburgh.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
James Lee Shoemaker
He was born in Altoona, son of Charles C. and Mary C. Shoemaker. He married Ruby Marie Lindsey on Jan. 31, 1949, at St. Michael the Archangel Catholic Church, Hollidaysburg, and she passed away Sept.
Wednesday November 27 2013
A WINTRY MIX FELL IN THE AREA YESTERDAY AND EARLY THIS MORNING. A NUMBER OF TREES AND POWER LINES WERE BROUGHT DOWN LEADING TO CLOSED ROADS AND POWER OUTAGES.
Tue Nov 26, 2013
DA: Threats suspect to be tried by local authorities
A Claysburg man facing 14 criminal charges for using a Blair County Prison computer to allegedly send threats that resulted in the evacuation of the Blair County Courthouse and a shutdown of parts of the Hollidaysburg water system will not be prosecuted by federal authorities, according to District Attorney Richard A. Consiglio.
Sun Nov 24, 2013
Unusual weather hits area
It's not yet Thanksgiving, but John Orr of Altoona was dressed for his daily three-mile walk Sunday evening in a stocking-cap, scarf and gloves.