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AARP Continuing Free Tax Help Program
February 22, 2017

It’s that time again. W2 and other tax forms are showing up in your mail box, a sure sign that tax…

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Governor Wolf Addresses Budget’s Effect on Seniors
February 21, 2017

Governor Wolf joined local leaders, legislators, and other officials, including Department¬†of Aging Secretary Teresa Osborne, to discuss how his budget is…

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AAHS Students To Be Given Unique STEM Opportunity
February 20, 2017

Altoona Area High School students will soon get an opportunity to learn more about STEM-related careers. The Carnegie Science Mobile Fab…

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Attorney General Addresses Heroin Bust
February 17, 2017

Pennsylvania’s Attorney General Josh Shapiro is in the news again, this time discussing last Monday’s large heroin bust. Shapiro credits the…

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Alternative School to Charge Tuition
February 17, 2017

This week, the Altoona Area School Board approved a proposal to charge outside districts tuition to send their students to the…

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Officer Retiring, Headed to PSU
February 17, 2017

A Logan Township Police Officer who spent 26 years serving the people of Blair County is retiring, but apparently not for…

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BCCA Helping Vets In Need
February 17, 2017

66-year-old Jim Miller served his country with distinction in the United States Marine Corps and Navy for 9 years, then became…

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Altoona Man Acquitted of Criminal Mischief
February 16, 2017

An Altoona man has been acquitted of criminal mischief charges by a Blair County jury. James George, who lives on 29th…

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Bellwood Rallies For Childhood Cancer Awareness Day
February 16, 2017

A Blair County community is rallying behind two Bellwood students battling cancer. On Wednesday, Meyers Elementary School held an assembly in…

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PSU Fraternity President Resigns
February 16, 2017

On Wednesday, Penn State University Intra-fraternity President Alex Frederick resigned, along with other members of the IFC executive board. The move…

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