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Altoona Council Briefs
January 14, 2016

At last night’s Altoona City Council Meeting, City Councilman Michael Haire was unanimously selected to serve as Vice-Chair. This is the…

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Blair Announces 911 Registry
January 14, 2016

Blair County now has a 911 Registry for individuals with disabilities. The 911 registry was put together through the Center For…

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Blair County Prison Inmate Busted for Drugs
January 14, 2016

A Blair County Prison inmate faces drug charges after police say she was caught with pills inside the jail. 29-year-old Brittney…

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Altoona City Council Appoints New Council Member
January 14, 2016

Altoona City Council has a new member. Local business owner Christie Jordan was unanimously appointed at last night’s meeting to the…

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Penn State Altoona Student Arrest on First Day Back at School
January 13, 2016

A Penn State Altoona student is free on bail after getting thrown into jail on his first day back at school…

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Blair County Tax Review Results In More Properties Added To Tax Rolls
January 13, 2016

The owners of about 150 properties in Blair County may have to start paying real estate taxes unless they can justify…

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Altoona Area Catholic Schools Get a New Name
January 12, 2016

The new Catholic school system in the Altoona area will be called Holy Trinity. The name was decided in online voting…

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Police: Blair County Boy Agreed to Be Set Aflame While Friend Filmed It
January 12, 2016

Two 13-year-old Blair County boys are facing disorderly conduct charges after one agreed to be set on fire so the other…

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Health Focus At Farm Show
January 12, 2016

The Pennsylvania Department of Health is providing free Influenza vaccinations and “Hands-Only” CPR demonstrations during the state’s 100th Farm Show. No…

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Blair County Workers To See Pay Increases
January 12, 2016

Some Blair County workers are seeing a bit more in their paychecks in the new year. The county’s non-union employees are…

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