Local News

Altoona Police Searching for Bridge Vandals
September 8, 2016

Altoona police are looking for the vandals who’ve damaged the 13th street pedestrian crossover bridge. Glass on the informational displays that stretch…

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Area Doctor Charged with Conspiracy
September 8, 2016

An Altoona-area doctor has been charged with conspiracy to commit mail and wire fraud, as part of a $175 million insurance…

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Blair County Republican Committee Fall Banquet Announced
September 7, 2016

Altoona, PA – The Blair County Republican Committee announces its annual fall banquet to be held this year at the Casino…

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Altoona Going Post-Apocalyptic For ZombieTown USA
August 25, 2016

If you haven’t yet heard, Altoona is about to be taken over by the undead! Starting Friday morning and going all…

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Commissioners Unveil Stained Glass Window Replication
August 25, 2016

At this week’s regular Commissioner’s business meeting, Hollidaysburg resident Carol Hammel presented one of her four stained-glass window replications for viewing…

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Wolf Administration Announces Investments To Improve 23 Airports
August 22, 2016

Twenty-three airports will make safety upgrades and expand operation opportunities with the assistance of $8.8 million in state investments, Governor Tom…

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PA Ranked 5th in Zika Outbreak
August 22, 2016

The Department of Health says only four states have more travel related cases of the Zika virus than Pennsylvania. There are…

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Sandusky Insists He’s Innocent at 2nd Day of Appeals
August 22, 2016

At the second day of Jerry Sandusky’s appeal hearings, Sandusky’s lawyers were focusing this morning on conflicting statements from a man…

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36,000 lbs of Copper Stolen
August 22, 2016

Pennsylvania State Police are investigating the theft of nearly 36,000 pounds of copper from welding machines at GBW Rail Car Services…

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Margaret Avenue Closed
August 22, 2016

A street in downtown Altoona has been shut down due to a partial building collapse. The roof of hte former martial…

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