The American Red Cross is reorganizing its workforce in the region and that means forty five people are out of a job. The Greater Alleghenies coverage area is based in Johnstown and covers territory in five states.
The controversy continues at Penn State over a photo that is upset some of the school's minority population. Today, the University President issued a statement expressing dismay and disgust about the photo. Some members of the CHI Omega Sorority were dressed in Mexican garb with ponchos holding two marijuana and drug related signs.... Some Emergency Services in Blair County are getting a funding boost in the form of a generous donation. The Bavarian Aid Society presented checks totaling twenty thousand dollars to the Altoona Police and Fire Departments and A-Med. Police say they will use their cut to upgrade radio systems and the Fire Department will use it to buy gear.