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Local Author visits Hollidaysburg Area Public Library

Located at 1 Furnace Rd. The Hollidaysburg Area Public Library is more than just a place to check out books. With your library card, you can also check out movies, audio books and... — Updated 8/13/2019

Fitness Studio Opens in Hollidaysburg

Proper equipment is fundamental in a fitness studio. For people in search of a good workout, so is variety and new challenge. Shape of You Fitness Studio held its grand opening at... — Updated 8/13/2019

Family Fun Days at Canal Basin Park

On a nice Summer day at Canal Basin Park, you can hear children giggling as they fly down the wooden boat slides, others shouting "Higher! Higher!' as they are pushed on the... — Updated 8/13/2019

Hollidaysburg Presbyterian Church Installs New Pastor

Though this story has many more chapters yet to be written, consider this the final installment leading up to the Installation of the 18th senior pastor in 231 years at First... — Updated 8/15/2019

Blair County Uploads Basic Property Assessment Maps

The Blair County Assessment Office at the Blair County Courthouse has completed the upload of basic property assessment maps to the county website, blairco.org. To date, the maps were only available to view in hard copy or... — Updated 8/15/2019

Blair County Recognizes Night Out Against Crime

Observed annually across the nation on the first Tuesday in August, National Night Out enhances the relationship between neighbors and law enforcement while bringing back a true... — Updated 8/15/2019

New Enterprise Man Jailed in Burglary of Golf Shop

A New Enterprise man was jailed last week after police said he attempted to break into a Duncansville golf shop. According to charges filed by Blair Township police, on Aug. 7, an officer was patrolling the area of Golf World,... — Updated 8/15/2019

Pennsylvania Lags Neighboring States In New Prosperity Rankings

A new study examining prosperity in the United States shows that Pennsylvania finds itself ranked in the middle among all states. However, when compared against other states in its region, the Keystone State remains far behind.... — Updated 8/15/2019

Blair County Employee Retirement Fund Shows 'Strong' Investment Returns

The Blair County Retirement Board consisting of Commissioners Bruce Erb, Ted Beam, and Terry Tomassetti, along with Controller A.C. Stickel and Treasurer Jim Carothers, recently met with Pat Wing of Marquette Associates, Inc., to... — Updated 8/15/2019

Genealogical Society to Learn About 'Indian Eve'

The Blair County Genealogical Society will meet at 7 p.m. today, Thursday, Aug. 15, at the Roller-Hojeth Memorial Library, 431 Scotch Valley Road, Hollidaysburg. The speakers will be Carl Sellers, his daughter Lora Sellers and... — Updated 8/15/2019

A Look Ahead at the Golden Tigers Upcoming Season

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Blair County Home Rule: Its Status and Its Biggest Obstacle

OPINION Postponement of the home rule referendum effort has become necessary for two primary reasons. One is that other duties and primarily the time needed for completion of the courthouse restoration project before the end of... — Updated 8/15/2019

They Dared Insult the Honor of This Man?

OPINION I’d like to offer a different perspective on the recent appearance of Robert Mueller before the U.S. House of Representatives in late July. Millions of words have been exchanged about Mueller and his famous report, but... — Updated 8/15/2019

Farmers Market to Coincide with Concert

Each Tuesday, Downtown Hollidaysburg features a farmers market from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. Though the market is an attractive event, many working people just cannot get there.... — Updated 8/13/2019

Russian Artist Featured at Hollidaysburg Gallery

Art lovers need not to travel to Pittsburgh, Washington, D.C., or New York City to see fine art. Take a leisurely stroll along Allegheny Street from the Diamond in Hollidaysburg,... — Updated 8/13/2019

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