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  1. Airport, townships at odds over ruleRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

    The Altoona-Blair County Airport solicitor said he doesn't see any risk of liability for the airport if municipalities decline to follow through with adopting an ordinance recognizing approach zones around an airport.

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  2. Sheetz Shwellness CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | CSP

    ... to be environmentally responsible." Opened in 2012, the 11,000-square-foot Sheetz Center for Shwellness became Blair County's first LEED-certified building, meaning it meets strict environmentally friendly criteria in its design, construction and ...

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  3. Penn State Altoona "Gives it up for Good"Read the original story

    Yesterday | GantDaily.com

    ... held each spring at Beaver Stadium, proceeds from the sale at Penn State Altoona will benefit the United Way of Blair County's community impact partners. Collecting and selling tons of unwanted items benefits the environment, as well, by keeping ...

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  4. Mother loses parental rightsRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    The decision of a Blair County judge to terminate the parental rights of a Blair County woman with a history of drug abuse has been upheld by the Pennsylvania Superior Court.

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  5. Police arrest three on drug chargesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

    ... uring his arraignment on heroin possession and delivery charges Wednesday morning. All three suspects remain in Blair County Prison and are due to appear at Central Court on Wednesday for preliminary hearings.

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  6. Johnstown outdoor family fun: 2014 Pennsylvania Adventure RV ExpoRead the original story

    Feb 25, 2014 | Examiner.com

    Head over to the Blair County Convention Center this weekend and check out the 2014 Pennsylvania Adventure RV Expo.

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  7. Internal affairs officer selected for prison boardRead the original story

    Thursday | Altoona Mirror

    Sheriff's Deputy Sam McClure, a 21-year veteran of the Altoona Police Department, was selected by the Blair County Prison Board to become its first internal affairs officer.

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  8. Prison board considers fill-ins for overtime issueRead the original story

    Thursday | Altoona Mirror

    The chairman of the Blair County Prison Board said he wants to determine if the answer to the overtime problem could be the use of fill-in, or part-time workers.

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  9. Cooperative investigation leads to charges against 22 in Blair County street-level sweepRead the original story

    Mar 14, 2014 | PA Office of Attorney General Press RSS Feed

    Twenty-two 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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  10. Want to vote in primary for governor or congress? Register by MondayRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 17 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    ... to change his or her name, address and/or party affiliation ahead of the primary. -- U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster of Blair County, Art Halvorson of Bedford County and Travis Schooley of Franklin County are campaigning to win the GOP nomination to ...

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  11. Thursday April 17 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 17 | Waly 103.9

    ... CONVICTION OF FORMER ALTOONA POLICE OFFICER DUANE EICHENLAUB. HE'S SERVING 11-AND-A-HALF TO 23 MONTHS IN THE BLAIR COUNTY PRISON FOR BEATING UP EARL ESHELMAN AT PELLEGRINE'S BAR NEARLY 4 YEARS AGO. ESHELMAN WAS HELPING HERMAN LARDIERI WHO WAS BEING ...

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  12. Man accused of being fake DEA agent faces trialRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 16 | Altoona Mirror

    ... meet the lower court's burden of proof, adding that other questions raised by the evidence area matter for the Blair County Court to decide. Espenlaub remains free on a $50,000 cash bond and is due to appear in Blair County Court on June 16.

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  13. Police: Ex-guard gave pills to inmatesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Altoona Mirror

    A former Blair County Prison guard is behind bars on charges he supplied inmates with pills and tobacco in exchange for drugs.

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  14. Murderer petitions for early releaseRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Altoona Mirror

    ... my sentence." The inmate, William Paul Saltsman, now 47, on Monday sent a petition to the office of the Blair County Prothonotary and Clerk of Courts stating he is requesting bail under the U.S. and Pennsylvania constitutions. While he knows little ...

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  15. County to ask for training grantRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Altoona Mirror

    ... igative Team (MDIT) that's been developing over the past year and a potential child advocacy center in Blair County. Commissioners, after quizzing Bernard about the responsibilities associated with the grant, indicated they will endorse the filing ...

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  16. SAMA Night of Distinction honors Altoona site, patronsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Altoona Mirror

    For the first time, the event will be held at SAMA's Altoona facility as the museum celebrates its 35th anniversary in Blair County.

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  17. Heinz offers 775 employees buyouts, sheriff told to give up 700 guns: headlines across Pa.Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | PennLive.com

    The Blair County Prison's payroll for the last two weeks in March included $17,604 in overtime.

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  18. Attorney for Baez seeks separate trialRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Altoona Mirror

    ... charges, including aggravated assault of Solomon, several firearms violations and attempting to help Baez flee Blair County. Blair County First Assistant District Attorney Jackie Bernard wants the two tried together, but in a status conference in ...

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  19. Altoona City Council members say they need to study land value taxRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | Altoona Mirror

    ... to city taxes and by law at this point, cannot include similar policies for the Altoona Area School District or Blair County, the Act 47 team, Vincent and others said. Another problem has been the city's own failure to promote the policy as a ...

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  20. Townships officials talk mowers, Marcellus shale, more at Hershey conferenceRead the original story

    Monday Apr 14 | PennLive.com

    ... state agriculture secretary. A workshop on Google Earth was of interest to Palmer Brown, a Blair Township, Blair County supervisor. "I use it now - it's a good way of looking at pictures of the township and what's happening," Brown said, along with ...

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