3 hrs ago | WTAJ
A large arts event will be held this weekend at the Penn State Altoona campus. The annual Blair County Arts Festival hosts fine art exhibits, unique crafts, and a variety of great food.
8 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror
Anticipating a budget vote next month that would raise property taxes and dip into the district's reserve funds, the Claysburg-Kimmel school board voted Wednesday to furlough five employees and eliminate their positions.
12 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror
As part of a legislative effort to develop shale gas infrastructure, energy independence and environmental responsibility, the state has awarded grants to help two Blair County companies each buy 12 natural gas vehicles.
U.S. Sen. Bob Casey, D-Pa., on Wednesday pushed for passage of a five-year farm bill before the Senate's Memorial Day recess.
Congressman Bill Shuster announced Thursday the Lakemont Volunteer Fire Company has been awarded a Department of Homeland Security Assistance to Firefighter Grant of $164,403 to purchase 20 new breathing apparatuses.
Twenty-five Pennsylvania residents pleaded guilty to welfare fraud and/or were sentenced for their crimes during April, the Office of Inspector General announced Thursday.
The Blair County judges' weekly meeting had just begun on Tuesday when a representative of the Protection From Abuse Office appeared and said she had a complaint that needed court review.
The National Transportation Safety Board estimated on Tuesday lowering the legal blood alcohol rate from .08 to .05 would save between 500 to 800 lives each year.
Some commercial fruit growers in the region had a battle on their hands Monday Night when temperatures dropped down below freezing.
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.
A Baltimore man on death row for killing his estranged girlfriend in 2004 punched his attorney in the face at the conclusion of a motion hearing in Blair County Court this morning.
The remains of the Altoona woman who vanished in the the fall of 1999 have been found, Huntingdon County District Attorney George Zanic told reporters during a press conference this morning.
As Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. searches for land to develop another industrial or business park, a large tract of land in Logan Township is now available.