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Parish to honor longtime service of pastor, nun
Two area Franciscans who are marking anniversaries of their church service will be honored with a special Mass and recognition dinner at St. Therese of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Parish at 551 Decker Ave. in Johnstown’s West End
State police: Ex-Pa. judge stole coke from cases
A western Pennsylvania judge who abruptly resigned last year was charged Thursday with stealing cocaine from evidence in cases before him.
Route 219 work gets green light
The federal Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday issued the permit needed to allow work to begin on the 11-mile stretch of four-lane limited access highway from Somerset to Meyersdale.
Rewards offered in death of eagle
The Pennsylvania Game Commission and The Humane Society of the United States are offering rewards totaling more than $5,000 for information about the killing of a mature bald eagle in northern Cambria County.
Mayoral candidates will run unopposed in fall election
The results are in – although unofficial until a few weeks from now – and at least two positions will changes hands in Somerset County come fall.
State makes a new bid to privatize prison jobs
The Department of Corrections is considering whether to privatize mental health care in the state prison system, a move that would eliminate the jobs of 187 prison employees across Pennsylvania.
Panel is addressing needs of homeless
A new community-based organization is expected to soon be in place to assist the area’s homeless population.
Currently, people can find temporary lodging at The Salvation Army, located on Vine Street in downtown Johnstown.
Authorities are investigating two church burglaries
Jackson Township police are investigating two church burglaries that occurred sometime Sunday evening.
District lacks cash but says it won’t hike taxes
Despite a revenue shortfall that likely will top $400,000, property owners in the Northern Cambria School District will not see their taxes go up this year.
Valley directors approve $200G for IT upgrade
In the midst of constructing a $13 million elementary school, Conemaugh Valley school board has not forgotten its older students.
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