Region celebrates role in Underground Railroad
Years of research shows the bodies of at least five local abolitionists are buried in Sandyvale Memorial Cemetery.
On Sunday, those four men and one woman – and their stories – were honored as part of a ceremony marking the historic cemetery as a nationally recognized link to the Underground Railroad.
Shop offers ‘a little bit of everything’
New to You Consignment Store opened with a twofold mission.
WWII veteran honored
Seventy years ago, 20-year-old John B. “Jack” Stockton enlisted in the Army Air Cadet program.
Two years later, the Johnstown native was part of 450th BG, 722nd Squadron flying bombing missions overseas.
Wheels & Wings kicks off big week
Those looking forward to Thunder in the Valley likely could start their celebration by heading to Ebensburg on Thursday.
Hero in the right place to save injured biker
When Kevin Rhoades went to work the night of April 12, he figured he would be delivering Pepsi products, not saving the life of a motorcyclist.
Garden Club recognized
Members of the Garden Club of Johnstown received various awards for their beautification efforts in the city at the Garden Club Federation of Pennsylvania Convention held in King of Prussia, Montgomery County.
Scandal fallout lingers
In the year since eight young men took the stand to testify they were sexually abused by former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, the scandal has played out in the courts, in the halls of the university and in continuing debate about how it was handled and what it meant.
Cruise-in benefits families of sick children
Summer is right around the corner, and car aficionados and gearheads will get a boost by motoring to the third annual Mini-Miracles Cruise In.
South Fork community celebration opens Thursday
For anyone looking for a respite from all the hubbub associated with Johnstown’s Thunder in the Valley, it may be worth a trip to South Fork to enjoy the community’s Heritage Days celebration.
Historic memorabilia, music, food and fun are the hallmarks of Heritage Days as the community celebrates South Fork’s rich and notable past.
IN BRIEF | Three injured in Route 30 crash
Three people received minor injuries Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on Route 30 in Somerset County, police said.
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