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Past articles by Kaitlyn:

Volunteers needed to help decorate Bellefonte for Victorian Christmas

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Bellefonte Intervalley Area Chamber of Commerce is looking for volunteers to help decorate for the 2021 Victorian Christmas. The event will rely heavily on local volunteers especially those who can climb up ladders for traditional decorating. If enough volunteers are not available, then decorating for the 40th Annual Victorian […] → Read More

Pa. unemployment rate drops to 6 percent in October

The Pennsylvania Department of Labor and Industry (L&I) released the preliminary employment report for October 2021. → Read More

Santa Claus to ride downtown Johnstown CamTran before Christmas

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — CamTran announced that Santa Claus will be heading to Central Pa. earlier than expected to ride the bus and sightsee around downtown Johnstown. On Friday, Dec. 10 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Santa will be at the transit center passing out candy canes, listening to Christmas wish lists and […] → Read More

Huntingdon County to hold annual Christmas tree lighting celebration

The Huntingdon Borough will hold its annual Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration on Friday, Dec. 3 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. → Read More

Two sent to hospital after multi-vehicle crash in Somerset County

Crews responded to an early morning crash just after midnight on Friday, Nov. 12 on Route 219 northbound near the Davidsville exit. → Read More

Philipsburg-Osceola School District nearly loses $600k, audit says

HARRISBURG, Pa. (WTAJ) — According to a recent performance audit released by Auditor General Timothy L. Defoor’s office, the Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District nearly missed a $600,000 state reimbursement. “Without this audit, the school district may never have realized it made a sizeable mistake that could have saddled local taxpayers with unnecessary costs,” Auditor General […] → Read More

Conemaugh Health System to hold career fair in Johnstown

The Conemaugh Health System will host a career fair on Wednesday, Nov. 17 at the Conemaugh East Hills Outpatient Center on Scalp Avenue in Johnstown. → Read More

Clearfield County DA reaches agreement with Pa. Skill Machines company

One company behind the "Pennsylvania Skill Machines" and the Clearfield District Attorney's Office has reached an agreement on the seizure of gambling machines. → Read More

Mount Nittany elementary, middle school clothing drive set to return

CENTRE COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — After being canceled last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Mount Nittany elementary and middle school clothing drive is back. The clothing drive offers families the opportunity to browse through gently-used clothing for children and adults. Clothing includes coats, shoes, boots, backpacks, toys, sports gear and more. All items […] → Read More

Crews respond to fire in Altoona, motorists should avoid area

Crews are responding to reports of a structure fire on the 1900 block of Old 6th Avenue in Antis Township. → Read More

Bedford County man charged with attempted homicide after bar fight

State police responded to an altercation that occurred inside Rookeez Sports Bar and Grill in the Coaldale Borough just after midnight on Friday, Nov. 5. → Read More

DA: Man found guilty for 2017 murder of Curwensville teen

CLEARFIELD COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Clearfield District Attorney Ryan Sayers announced that a jury found one suspect guilty in the 2017 Curwensville murder of a teenager. Denny Bailey, 41, was found guilty of first-degree murder and all other charges. Bailey will serve a mandatory life sentence though further sentencing on other charges will occur in […] → Read More

Airbnb, ‘Sex and the City’ to rent out Carrie Bradshaw’s NYC apartment

In celebration of the upcoming release of the "Sex and the City" sequel, "And Just Like That," and 23 years since the show started, Airbnb and Sarah Jessica Parker are welcoming fans to a one-night stay in New York City. → Read More

Steelers RB Najee Harris named NFL Rookie of the Month

Pittsburgh Steelers rookie running back Najee Harris was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month of October for his efforts in four games through weeks four to eight. → Read More

Man in teddy bear costume stops in Central Pa. on cross-country journey

About seven months ago, Jessy Larios started a journey dressed up in a teddy bear costume all the way in Los Angeles, California. → Read More

All Giant Eagle, GetGo locations to close on Thanksgiving Day

All Giant Eagle, Market District and GetGo locations as well as the company's transportation and retail support centers will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 25 for Thanksgiving. → Read More

Donations accepted for Professionals Auto Body holiday fundraiser

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Professionals Auto Body in Duncansville is teaming up with Santa and local law enforcement to help struggling families in the area. The company is asking for monetary donations to purchase toys, clothing, food gift cards, school items and more. A donation of any monetary value will be accepted. Also accepted […] → Read More

Altoona Curve announce 2022 PNG Field game times

The Altoona Curve announced game times for all 2022 home games at Peoples Natural Gas Field. → Read More

Police: Fight at Blair County Prison leads to injured officer, 8 charged

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — Eight men are facing charges after police say surveillance footage shows them involved in a fight at the Blair County Prison in October. The men charged are: Caleb Lanzendorfer, 30 Emmanual Dawson, 20 Maurice Decker Decort, 18 Richard Ewing, 43 Ryan Noel, 26 Michael Elvey II, 34 Naseer Burgess, 20 […] → Read More

PHOTOS: 50 chinchillas rescued after Somerset County crash

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Somerset County Animal Response Team (CART), along with emergency crews responded to a vehicle accident on the Pa. Turnpike. One of the vehicles involved in the crash was carrying 50 chinchillas. Some of which had escaped their cages during the crash and were free in the van. CART was […] → Read More