JOHNSTOWN — Romeo tries to kiss Juliet’s hand during a performance of “Romeo and Juliet” on Thursday at Forest Hills Middle School. The educational touring wing of the Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey, called Shakespeare LIVE!, presented the play to the student body at the school.
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Focus on Section 8 questioned
Some Moxham community leaders are concerned that one subject – Section 8 housing – is receiving too much focus in the ongoing discussion about crime in the Johnstown neighborhood.
Clean sweep efforts: Downtown group targets crime, litter
The Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership is working to clean up the city’s central business district in two different ways.
In Northern Cambria, 13 battle for four slots
With four seats on the Northern Cambria school board up for grabs, a long list of residents have lined up hoping to capture one of the slots.
Standardized test debate: Lawmakers disagree about use as graduation requirement
The typical Pennsylvania student will spend more than 46 hours taking standardized state tests during his or her academic career. That is the equivalent of more than a week’s worth of school and does not take into account the amount of time that schools spend specifically preparing for tests or helping students who have failed a standardized test.
Local grad hurt in Afghanistan
A 2009 graduate of Greater Johnstown High School is recovering from a head injury received Monday while serving in Afghanistan.
Health care firm moving production back to Somerset
A local health care equipment manufacturer's experiment in shipping jobs to China will end, thanks in part to a $1.8 million federal loan guarantee.
Johnstown man charged with indecent assault
A Johnstown man was jailed Friday after authorities alleged he had indecent contact with a minor.
In brief: Country club offers free golf for veterans
A free golf day for veterans will be held Monday at Somerset Country Club, 416 Plank Road.
The story behind Johnstown’s viral video
The way John Porter tells it, some of his co-workers now call him “John Deer.”
Event honors Korean War vets
Thanks to the Korean War veteran, the tide of communism on the Korean Peninsula was stopped with a free South Korea able to become one of the world’s economic giants, an Army colonel told hundreds of Korean War veterans and guests on Thursday in Johnstown.
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