Blair County Newswire (Page 10)

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  1. Airport hosting free plane flights for kidsRead the original story

    Jun 12, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    Free airplane flights for youngsters will be available Saturday morning at the Altoona-Blair County Airport as part of Airport Day, an event to showcase the airport and local aircraft.

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  2. Rural pastor picked to lead Allegheny SynodRead the original story

    Jun 9, 2014 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... ) reports the Rev. Michael Rhyne was elected Saturday at the synod's annual convention held at the Blair County Convention Center. A married father of three, Rhyne says he didn't expect to be elected bishop of a synod containing 116 churches in ...

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  3. Thompson gets chamber's Lifetime awardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Jr. (known by many as Bill Sr.), chairman of the board of Thompson Pharmacy, will be the 2014 recipient of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award for Business Excellence Monday night at The Casino at Lakemont Park. Family: ...

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  4. Warden: Prison issues similar throughout Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    Blair County Prison Warden Michael M. Johnston hasn't had much to say during the past few months as the county's Prison Board wrestles with call-off problems, overtime costs and the many changes that are now taking place.

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  5. Altoona woman killed in house fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... crews put their training to use to restrict the fire as much as possible from the neighboring structures. The Blair County chapter of the American Red Cross assisted Dempsie and Eger with temporary housing. Dempsie said they do not have home owner's ...

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  6. Synod chooses Newry pastor as bishop-electRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 7, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... ballot during the ecclesiastical voting process held Friday and Saturday at the synod's annual assembly at the Blair County Convention Center. "I was surprised and shocked," said Rhyne when he learned he had been named to lead the synod which has ...

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  7. Districts consolidate students to make ends meet in budgetsRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... more than $360 less, according to the chart, with Everett spending $420 less. Claysburg-Kimmel tops the list in Blair County at $410 less, while Hollidaysburg Area took the smallest hit at $209 less. And even with new funding, expected contributions ...

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  8. As Communities Mourn Tragic Loss Due to Heatstroke, Families Seek Safety InformationRead the original story

    Jun 7, 2014 | GantDaily.com

    Safe Kids Blair County reminds caregivers of children not to leave children alone in a car to prevent heatstroke that can be fatal.

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  9. Man seeks to withdraw guilty pleasRead the original story

    Jun 6, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... by the prospect of receiving mandatory sentences that would have resulted in even more time behind bars. Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sullivan in mid-May wrote a majority opinion among Blair County judges declaring mandatory sentences ...

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  10. Gardens and getawaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    You've probably heard of house tours to preview houses for sale, so how about an outdoor landscaping tour that shows what's new in waterfalls and other outdoor options and also helps a good cause? That's what Tussey Landscaping of Hollidaysburg offers in its "Outdoor Living Spaces Tour'' scheduled for June 21. The tour of 10 homes in Blair County ... (more)

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  11. 20 suspected drug dealers charged in Blair County street-level sweepRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2014 | PA Office of Attorney General Press RSS Feed

    Twenty suspected drug dealers, accused of dealing a variety of illegal narcotics, today were charged by state narcotics agents following a street-level sweep in Blair County.

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  12. Man who killed relative asks for sentence reductionRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... in 2005 is unfair, and he used a recent local murder case to drive home his point. Drass appeared before Blair County Judge Timothy M. Sullivan to request a reduction in his sentence because he said the shooting of his "pap" in January 2005 was an ...

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  13. Police: Man had drugs, multiple guns inside homeRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... turned up drugs and guns. Ryan Ray Miller, 25, was sleeping Wednesday about 2:30 p.m. when he was awoken by Blair County Adult Parole & Probation officers who were checking up on him at his home at 1519 Second Ave., according to court records. ...

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  14. Let's Move campaign emphasizes healthy livingRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... conference Thursday at the Hollidaysburg YMCA, Executive Director Tom Kopriva announced the coming "launch" of Blair County's version of first lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" campaign in terms of those first 1960s seatbelts. He's hoping that ...

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  15. Construction work set to begin on Convention Center CommonsRead the original story

    Jun 5, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Tax Assistance program. Fiore told Allegheny Township supervisors, Hollidaysburg Area School Board members and Blair County commissioners that entry into the LERTA program, allowing five years of incremental property tax breaks, would help him ...

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  16. Altoona-Blair Airport restaurant reopensRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | Altoona Mirror

    After eating lunch at the Altoona-Blair County Airport, Steve Houp and Maryann Baker of Martinsburg watched the arrival of the afternoon commuter aircraft.

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  17. Special Olympians set to compete in Summer GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Centre Daily Times

    ... Curtin and Porter roads to the park. Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Director Kellie Goodman Shaffer and Blair County athlete Joe “Sparky” Lyle will serve as masters of ceremonies. Law enforcement members who participated in the ...

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  18. Wednesday, JUNE 4 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 4, 2014 | Waly 103.9

    ... COUPLE ALSO HAD AN 11 MONTH OLD SON. JOSHUA BRUBAKER OF ALLEGHENY TOWNSHIP APPEARED BEFORE A DISTRICT JUDGE IN BLAIR COUNTY YESTERDAY AND WAS ORDERED TO STAND TRIAL ON CHARGES INCLUDING flag desecration. Brubaker hung an American flag upside down ...

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  19. New Hunting Permit Part of CWD ResponseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | YourErie

    The Pennsylvania Game Commission is enlisting assistance from hunters in an effort to slow the spread of chronic wasting disease.

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  20. Nancy SheetzRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2014 | CSP

    Community nonprofit group the Pennsylvania Downtown Center honored convenience store entrepreneurs and philanthropists Steve and Nancy Sheetz, along with Penn State Altoona, with a Townie Award at a banquet held June 2 at the Blair County Convention Center.

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