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Projects could indicate comeback
Two years ago, Randy Green was thinking about buying a building to remodel in the core area of downtown along 11th Avenue.
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Task force nabs 22 alleged dealers
The Blair County Drug Task Force, along with drug agents with the state Attorney General's Office, rounded up 22 people suspected drug dealers Friday, including the New York man police say shot and killed a rival inside a Sixth Avenue night club Halloween night.
Judges examine drug case sentences
Six Blair County judges decided Friday to take the unusual step of sitting together to determine the constitutionality of Pennsylvania's mandatory sentencing laws as they apply to drug cases.
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Our take: White roses and thorns
Ben Bange, right, hands a drill bit to his cousin Andy Bange, who was working to install a camera that would help monitor levels inside a fertilizer dispenser, as they and other family members work on farm equipment before spring planting on Wednesday.
Fri Mar 14, 2014
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Home show organizers 'see a good future'
Bill Rittenhouse, from Central PA Dock and Door, shows visitors a garage screen door during the Builders Association of Central Pennsylvania's 30th Annual Home and Garden Show on Friday at the Bryce Jordan Center.
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Ducks killed with darts at southwestern Pa. pond
TV reports the mysterious killings have been going on for about two weeks at Spring Dam Park in Roaring Spring.
Friday March 14 2014
A Huntingdon County man was killed IN AN ACCIDENT WEDNESDAY NIGHT. State police saY 61 YEAR OLD Randall Brown of Mapleton Depot DIED when a branch fell from a tree he was working on.
Thu Mar 13, 2014
Man gets 8 to 16 years for raping three children
A family shattered by child sexual abuse went before Blair County Judge Jolene G. Kopriva on Thursday to tell its story and to support a long jail term for the abuser.
Wed Mar 12, 2014
Over the past two weeks, as March temperatures warmed Spring Dam Park, melting snow has revealed evidence of a strange crime: Someone is killing ducks in Roaring Spring.
Blair County bracing for reassessment appeals
Blair County and its court system must prepare for as many as 6,000 appeals that could follow the first reassessment since 1958, a consulting attorney has advised.
Clairton suspect awaits multiple hearings
A Mon-Yough area man came home from Blair County to a multitude of charges, including bank robbery counts from a Jan. 30 holdup at First National Bank in West Mifflin.
Tue Mar 11, 2014
Tuesday March 11 2014
ANOTHER BIG HEROIN BUST IN ALTOONA. POLICE SEARCHED A RESIDENCE AT 27-18 WEST CHESTNUT AVENUE ON THE 2ND FLOOR AND FOUND 30 BRICKS OF HEROIN WITH A STREET VALUE OF ABOUT 40-THOUSAND DOLLARS.
Mon Mar 10, 2014
Betty Jane Miller
Surviving are five nieces: Mary K. Freeman of Warren, Ohio, Marjorie Moore of Tyrone, Nancy McCue of Seattle, Wash., Linda Miller of Altoona and Patricia Miller of the Tyrone area; and two nephews: Robert Miller and William Miller.
Sun Mar 09, 2014
Police: Card helped lead to break-in suspect
A Walmart gift card put investigators on the trail of a man they say broke into 38 vehicles, according to Altoona police.
Sat Mar 08, 2014
Withdrawal effects stick with users
After nine years of not using heroin, John said he remembers less about what getting high feels like than the withdrawal.
Mary E. Faust
She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Kenneth and Dorothy Shultz. She married Richard A. Faust on April 23, 1966, at Second Avenue United Methodist Church, Altoona.
Fri Mar 07, 2014
Legal battles keep Phoenicia closed
The owner of the restaurant, Husam Obeid, closed the doors on the 1302 Logan Blvd. restaurant on Dec. 23, after several disputes with building owner James Focht.
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Families facing eviction from apartment house
Six families in an apartment house owned by a former City Council candidate are being evicted by the city Friday for the landlord's alleged defiance of an order to get a building permit - and thus a certificate of occupancy - for renovations.
Jack's Grub Shack might not be the sort of restaurant you just stumble upon, but once you find it, you'll be glad you did.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Blair reassessment gets green light
Despite earlier stances against reassessment, Blair County commissioners unanimously agreed Tuesday to move forward with plans to undertake the process last completed in 1958.