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  1. Schools don't have to release gun alertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Pennsylvania's Act 26 of 1995 established the Office of Safe Schools within the Department of Education and sets forth reporting requirements for incidents of violence and weapons possession. That's the law that AlA toona Area School DisA trict followed June 22, when a student burA ied a handgun in bushes outside of the high school during a summer school session.


  2. Magisterial district judgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 17, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Ryan P. Rummel, 32, 1262 Roxbury Ave., Johnstown, charged by Altoona police with possession of a small amount of marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia, disorderly conduct and one summary traffic violation at Pleasant Valley Boulevard and 17th Street March 10. Charge of disorderly conduct was moved to nontraffic court; other charges were dismissed April 4. Charles D. Vessels, 25, 5941 N. Park Ave., Philadelphia, charged by Altoona police with false identification to law enforcement authorities on the 500 block of 19th Street March 8. Charge was held for court April 4. Michael K. Holland II, 30, 1522 19th St., charged by Altoona police with theft by deception and receiving stolen property at Advance Auto Parts, 320 W. Plank Road, Altoona, Aug. 5. Amanda N. Heatwole, 35, 137 Cambridge Drive, Duncansville, charged by Altoona police with DUI and one summary traffic violation on the 4200 ... (more)


  3. Startup helps others start upRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Mirror photo by Gary M. Baranec Anthony Biddle, owner of SiteRite, located in Catalyst Space, Altoona, works with some of the early prototypes of his sight alignment training products for firearms. Catalyst Space is one of the working spaces for the Startup Alleghenies program.


  4. Input sought on Gallitzin forest planRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    The plan provides a framework for bureau staff to approach its work and make management decisions and to inform Pennsylvanians how their forest is being managed. As part of the revision process, the bureau will collect public input on a draft version of the Gallitzin plan from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Aug. 15 at the Holiday Inn Express, 1440 Scalp Ave., Johnstown.


  5. BriefcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    The store is part of a $1.9 billion initiative to remodel and expand more than 1,300 Aldi stores nationwide by the end of 2020. The store will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Sunday.


  6. Providing jobsRead the original story

    Jul 7, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Sounds of metal clanking filled a fluorescent-lit sheltered workshop room as employees worked in an assembly-line fashion, manufacturing hangers for electrical and communication lines for underground mines. The Cambria County Association for the Blind & Handicapped has more than 250 people with disabilities employed at its sheltered facilities.


  7. AAHS, Juniata grad Andrews playing for semi-pro teamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Like most area college football players, Scott Andrews may have believed that his competitive football days were over after his graduation from college. But a newly-formed semi-pro football team based in Johnstown and known as the Tri-County Phoenix gave Andrews, 27, of Hollidaysburg, another option, and he has been taking advantage of it.


  8. Pair to face homicide chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 26, 2017 | Altoona Mirror

    Homicide charges will be filed against a man and woman who are accused of playing a role in the violent deaths of two area men believed to have stolen drugs from their Johnstown stash house. Washington allegedly shot and killed Damian Michael Staniszewski, 19, of Duncansville and James Edward Smith, 32, of Portage after holding them in a basement for a period of three to four days, over which time they were repeatedly beaten.


  9. Cambria pair facing child abuse chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 22, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    A Cambria County man and woman face criminal charges after day care center employees allegedly found a burn mark on a 2-year-old child's stomach. The child was left at the day care on May 17 despite protests from employees, who told the couple it was at capacity, according to a pair of criminal complaints filed by Cambria TownA ship police.


  10. Magisterial district judgeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Susan M. Myers, 36, 323 Village Drive, Tyrone, charged by Tyrone police with possession of a designer drug and possession of drug paraphernalia at her residence Aug. 4. Christopher A. Mazur, 23, 601 Fourth Ave., Apt.


  11. Cambria commissioners hire deputy EMA directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    After hiring a new deputy director of emergency services, Cambria County commissioners were subject to scrutiny from a resident because of the political affiliations of the new hire. Art Martynuska, who served as an assistant fire chief for the Johnstown Fire Department from 2001-10, was hired as the new deputy director of emergency services for the Emergency Management Agency as of May 7, with an annual pay of $42,000.


  12. Police charge woman with felonies in two deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    A 24-year-old woman was arrested Monday in Ohio in connection with the disappearance and deaths of Damian Staniszewski of Duncansville and James Smith of Portage, whose remains were found in a wooded area in Conemaugh Township, Somerset County, on Sept. 29. Jasmine Marie Browning of Galloway, Ohio, formerly of Johnstown, has been charged with two counts of conspiracy to commit aggravated assault and two counts of conspiracy to commit kidnapping, all first-degree felonies, in Cambria County.


  13. BriefcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Committee of Non-Profit Businesses will host a legislative breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 27 at the Altoona Grand Hotel. The event will provide an opportunity to meet candidates vying for seats in May's primary.


  14. Zimmerman transitions nicely from tourney to all-starRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    With time running down in the third quarter of the boys game in the 13th annual Altoona Mirror Basketball Classic on Saturday at Penn State Altoona's Adler Sports Complex, Zimmerman beat the clock by scoring on a layup to pull his Central PA team to within five points of the Blair County team. Central PA ended up losing the game, 109-104, but Zimmerman was selected as his team's most outstanding player after scoring 15 of his 20 points in the second half.


  15. SentencingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | Altoona Mirror

    The following sentencings were filed in Blair County Court. Although some cases may be more than a year old, the Mirror publishes them in the interest of complete reporting.


  16. Flood and blood: Society's lecture series unveils area's rich historyRead the original story

    Mar 25, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Courtesy photo / The Blair County Historical Society's lecture series is being held in the lecture room in the basement of the Baker Mansion History Museum in Altoona. The program was so successful last year that officials are bringing it back, starting tonight with Elaine Conrad's presentation called All of the talks are scheduled for the lecture room in the basement of the Baker Mansion, beginning at 7 p.m. on the fourth Wednesday of every month through November.


  17. Johnstown hosts jr. wrestlingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    The Greater Johnstown/Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau will welcome the Pennsylvania Junior Wrestling Junior High State Championships on March 3-4 at the 1st Summit Arena at Cambria County War Memorial. Wrestling begins Saturday at 8 a.m. and again on Sunday at 9 a.m. with the finals and parade of champions beginning at 3 p.m..


  18. Area wrestlers have tough nightRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    Huntingdon had won four straight District 6 Class 2A titles, but that streak had to come to an end at some point. Saint Joseph's ran away with the team title by 59.5 points, 208-148.5, over Mount Union, and had four champions and eight qualifiers.


  19. BriefcaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | Altoona Mirror

    The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone, 5546 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd. Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by calling the chamber at 943-8151 or online at


  20. Appeals court sides with advertising firmRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2017 | Altoona Mirror

    Billboards are often the subject of controversy, but according to a Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court ruling this week, they are a legal form of communication and cannot totally be banned from a community, a ruling that will allow an Altoona advertising company to move ahead with plans to erect such an A three-judge panel of the Pennsylvania appeals court refused to overturn a ruling by Cambria County Judge David J. Tulowitzki that granted permission to Lamar Advertising of Penn LLC to erect a billboard on the site of a now-closed brewery and pub on 3.9 acres of land along 942 Pine Grove Lane, Southmont.


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