Altoona Receives Federal Grant to Hire More Firefighters
The City of Altoona has been selected to receive a federal grant that will allow officials to add three more firefighter’s to the department’s roster.
The $350,000 ‘Staffing and Adequate Fire and Emergency Grant’ will cover the costs of salaries and benefits for the firefighter for a two-year period. Councilman Dave Butterbaugh says there is one downfall – three current firefighters will need to retire by 2015 so the city can avoid layoffs.
The city is currently in negotiations with its firefighter’s union. Officials say the grant is compliant with the City’s Act 47 financial recovery plan.
Monday July 28th
Tuesday July 29th
Wednesday July 30th
The 30th Annual Blair County National Night Out
Tuesday August 5th
The Antique Depot, Duncansville
Thursday July 31st
Adam Conrad - Real...
Dell Computer Monitor
25" flat screen, new/factory refurbished,
works well - $50
Nissan Factory Alloy Wheels
set of 4, 16", like new, taken off new vehicle for mod,
fits Exterra and Pathfinder, model years 2005 and up
Monday July 21st
James B. Huntington, PH.D
Choosing a Lasting Career
The Job-by-Job Outlook for Work's New Age
Work's New Age Blog
Tuesday July 22nd
Wednesday July 23rd