Altoona News

How to avoid and detect Elder fraudDec 12, 2017

The Police Department is providing this link with information about how to avoid and detect Elder fraud.  As Christmas season approaches there are more opportunities with family around to talk about this topic. This is provided as an information piece only and as a way to learn more about the topic.  As always, be careful […]

Help our community with this short on-line surveyNov 27, 2017

The City of Altoona is exploring ways to stimulate community engagement through public art and cultural programming. Consultants have been engaged to work with the community to form a vision and plan for cultivating engaging and memorable spaces to work and play in Altoona. Public art and cultural programming will generate a new form of […]

SCAM ALERT – Medical Alert BraceletsAug 29, 2017

SCAM ALERT – The City has been notified of a telephone scam offering a free Medical Alert Bracelet.  The caller is stating they are from the “City of Altoona” and with the Fire Station.  This is not true.  Neither the City nor the Fire Department are offering Medical Alert Bracelets.  If you do happen to […]

City of Altoona – Selling Surplus InventoryApr 1, 2016

The City of Altoona is selling surplus inventory on the internet. For great bargains visit: www.publicsurplus.com FREE access for the public.  Only public institutions sell their items on this site.