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  1. Pair arrested after mall gunshotRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... cleared shoppers and employees from the store. State police and officers from Altoona, Logan Township and the Blair County Sheriff's Office, some wearing body armor and wielding riot shields and assault rifles, gathered and searched the store while ...

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  2. Unity in the community': African American Heritage Festival marks 21 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... year of celebrating "unity in the community." The festival from the African American Heritage Project of Blair County takes place from noon to 8 p.m. Saturday on the Penn State Altoona campus. "This is our 21st year and we've been real blessed and ...

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  3. Local man becomes US citizenRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    Blair County's newest citizen, Noel Gatmaitan Villadolid, a native of the Philippines, was asked Wednesday how he ended up in Blair County - considering he was born so far away and spent several years in California.

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  4. Pair arrested after mall gunshotRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    ... cleared shoppers and employees from the store. State police and officers from Altoona, Logan Township and the Blair County Sheriff's Office, some wearing body armor and wielding riot shields and assault rifles, gathered and searched the store while ...

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  5. Bernard E. HinishRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... Horticultural Society and was a member of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau. He was the 1993 recipient of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce ACE (Agricultural Community Excellence) Award. Bernard was a charter member of Iron Masters Country Club, rural ...

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  6. Suspects want nightclub shooting video barred from upcoming trialRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... of pistol whipping the critically injured victim and aiding Baez's attempt to flee. The defense is asking Blair County Judge Elizabeth Doyle to prohibit the use of a videotape purporting to show Baez shooting a gun at Solomon's brother, Jacob ...

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  7. Drug suspect receives jail time for child porn stashRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... in state history in his apartment on Pennsylvania Avenue in Tyrone. But when Thompson appeared before a Blair County judge Monday, it wasn't his agri-skills that landed him behind bars for six to 20 years. When police searched a computer in his ...

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  8. Parents face charges after conditions of city homeRead the original story

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    ... ages 4, 5, 6 and 11, had no toothbrushes and appeared very dirty. Pratt noted the children were taken by Blair County Children, Youth and Families and placed in foster care. Greenwalt and King are charged with felony child endangerment counts and ...

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  9. Conservation district official receives state awardRead the original story

    Tuesday | The News Item

    ... and State Conservation Commission's 67th Joint Annual Conference. The awards luncheon took place July 9 at the Blair County Convention Center. Dave Crowl, chairman of the Northumberland County Conservation District and treasurer of the PACD Board ...

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  10. Man pleads guilty to drug chargesRead the original story

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    Jermaine J. Morgan of Altoona has been sentenced to eight to 20 years in prison for the illegal possession of a firearm and related charges after he appeared in a Blair County Courtroom Monday.

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  11. Megan's Law registrant receives 15 to 30 years for sexual assaultRead the original story

    Monday | Altoona Mirror

    An Altoona man who sexually assaulted a teenage girl has been sent to a state correctional institution for 15-30 years by Blair County Judge Wade Kagarise.

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  12. Feds pick Sun Air to fly from Blair County airportRead the original story

    Monday Jul 21 | WFMJ-TV Youngstown

    ... Lauderdale carrier which currently provides the Pittsburgh flights, to continue providing service from Altoona-Blair County to Washington-Dulles airport through Sept. 30. Silver Airways will also offer flights to Dulles from John Murtha ...

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  13. CNB Financial Corporation Reports Second Quarter Earnings for 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2014 | Business Wire

    ... We continue to expand our footprint in our markets. We have opened a new CNB loan production office in Blair County, PA and will open a full service office for FC Bank in Dublin, OH in August. We have begun construction on our fifth location in Erie ...

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  14. Rent changes upset someRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 20 | Altoona Mirror

    ... too little. Public housing applicants in Altoona must earn no more than 80 percent of median income, which in Blair County is $55,200 for a four-person family. Housing unit categories (such as two-bedroom apartments in the towers) carry increases of ...

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  15. Man charged after standoffRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    A Hollidaysburg man faces charges after a standoff with sheriff's deputies and the state police, according to the Blair County Sheriff's Department.

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  16. Man, 54, accused of molesting girlRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    ... mother July 15, according to the charges filed against Musselman. In subsequent interviews with police and Blair County Children, Youth & Family Services, the girl said Musselman touched her "private parts." Musselman is charged with aggravated ...

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  17. Teenager - sorry' for fatal accidentRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    ... Nissan Altima. Sweeney suffered serious injuries and has yet to recover. Her medical bills, according to Blair County District Attorney Richard A. Consiglio, have topped $168,000. Blair County Senior Judge Hiram A. Carpenter accepted a plea ...

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  18. A - labor of love': Area man creates backyard haven with garden roomsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    ... lived in Royer Mansion. Dempsie said he's always been active in the preservation of Royer Mansion, part of the Blair County Historical Society. "In the past, I was the chairperson of The Friends of Royer Mansion," he said. "It was a very active ...

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  19. Altoona Business Privilege Tax Expansion Violates Local Tax Reform ActRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 17 | JD Supra

    On June 2, 2014, the Court of Common Pleas of Blair County ruled that a 2007 Resolution enacted by the Altoona Area School District , which purported to eliminate a tax exclusion for gross receipts attributable to services rendered outside the AASD, improperly expanded the scope of AASD's Business Privilege Tax in violation of the Local Tax Reform ... (more)

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  20. Earth Matters: Rhododendrons provide beautiful show in area forestsRead the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Altoona Mirror

    Living among the mountains of central Pennsylvania day in and day out, sometimes we don't notice the natural beauty of our forests.

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