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Congressman Keller Tours The CSVT | News

WINFIELD — The new U.S. Representative of the 12th Congressional District said the northern section and river bridge of the $865 million Central ...

'Powerful' visual in Somerset honors 9/11 victims | Multimedia

Volunteers place 2977 flags along the Pennsylvania Turnpike access road in Somerset to honor those killed in Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks.

New Orleans vs. Buffalo Royal Printing | Gallery

PHOTO GALLERY | AAABA 2019 | New Orleans tops Buffalo Royal Printing, returns to tournament championship game. After the New Orleans Boosters ...

PHOTO GALLERY | Martella's Pharmacy advances with 5-4 win over Zanesville

Martella's Pharmacy is back in the semifinals of the AAABA Tournament after a walk-off 5-4 v… COUPON DEALS · NEWSPAPER ADS · ADAMS Country Market ...

Overdose report causes scare at Penn Cambria High School

Penn Cambria School District parents and community members were frightened Tuesday as it was released at 7:39 a.m. over the scanner that a female had ...

PHOTO GALLERY | Penn Cambria flusters Washington | Sports |

The historic and magical run continued for the Penn Cambria High School girls basketball team on Friday night.

Penn Cambria blasts Marion Center | Sports |

On senior swing player Makalyn Clapper's 18th birthday, the Penn Cambria High School girls' basketball team gifted itself at least three more games this ...

PHOTO GALLERY | Penn Cambria girls beat up Washington 70-35 in AAA playoff

The historic and magical run continued for the Penn Cambria High School girls basketball team on Friday night. COUPON DEALS · NEWSPAPER ADS.

Felus returns to coach football at Penn Cambria

A standout in his days as a student-athlete wearing the blue and black, Penn Cambria graduate Nicholas Felus will return to his roots as the Panthers' newest ...

Penn Cambria board incumbents cruise; former principal falls short

A five-way race for four Penn Cambria school board seats ended with all three incumbents winning re-election Tuesday night.

PC defense takes its toll on Heights | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

By Calem Illig For the Mirror CRESSON — Even with the numerous playmakers the Cambria Heights girls basketball team possesses, a lethal press by Penn ...

Franco leaving Penn Cambria, headed back to Tyrone

Veteran high school football coach John Franco will return to Tyrone High School, where he led the Golden Eagles to a state championship 20 years ago.

Penn Cambria Presents: Grease the Musical  WTAJ

Join Penn Cambria High School for their spring production, Grease the Musical!

High school students compete in Cambria County Envirothon

Dozens of high school students from seven Cambria County school districts were put to the test Tuesday on topics including wildlife, aquatics, forestry, soils and ...

Memorial fundraiser held for 'humble' Cresson veteran | Local News

A memorial fundraiser for a Cresson veteran described as “humble” brought folks together in the Mainline town on Aug. 4 for the ninth annual Ed Eckenrode Bike ...

Penn Cambria appreciates alum's 'I Love You Like ...' book donation

Anyone who knows Scott Sutton, a Chest Springs native and 2000 graduate of Penn Cambria High School and '04 graduate of Lycoming College, knows he has ...

Garzarelli named IUP AD | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

INDIANA, Pa. — Cresson native Todd Garzarelli, a veteran leader with more than 20 years of experience in intercollegiate athletics, was named Indiana ...

Westmont school board blocks effort to ban book

Before one of the biggest crowds in its history, the Westmont Hilltop School District board of directors declined on Thursday night to remove a controversial novel ...

Conemaugh Valley superintendent takes Forest Hills job

As one veteran educator retires as superintendent of Forest Hills School District, another is has been named to fill the position.

Washington Township supervisor announces plans to run for Cambria County commissioner

Current Washington Township Supervisor Ray Guzic has announced his plans to run as a Republican candidate for Cambria County Commissioner in the ...

Bishop McCort names principal; Smith to also serve as chief administrative officer

The search for a new Bishop McCort Catholic High School principal ended on Thursday with the school's board of trustees selecting Tom Smith for the position.

Rural Pennsylvania report: Broadband access worse than believed

HARRISBURG – Poor broadband coverage in rural Pennsylvania, long a recognized problem, is worse than previously believed.

All-weather fans | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

Amy Callahan (from left) and twin sisters Erin and Abby Yahner bundled up to watch the Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School girls softball team play Penn ...

Nanty Glo man jailed, charged with rape

A Nanty Glo man was arrested Thursday and charged with a rape that allegedly occurred last summer.

PHOTO GALLERY | Johnstown wins District 6 title in overtime thriller

Greater Johnstown senior swingman Anderson Franklin might want to take up magic as a side gig.

Police: 'Extremely jealous' Stoystown man attacks co-worker with machete

Police say a 20-year-old Stoystown man who allegedly described himself as “an extremely jealous person” tried to hack his co-worker to death with a machete ...

Attorney General, abuse survivors react to Dr. Johnnie Barto sentence

After seeing former Johnstown pediatrician Johnnie "Jack" Barto sentenced on March 18, 2019, to at least 79 years in prison, Attoney General Josh Shapiro and ...

Conemaugh Township softball team's season concludes in loss to Brandywine Heights

The winningest season in Conemaugh Township softball history came to an end on Monday when the District 5 champion Indians fell to District 3 runner-up ...

Teen killed in vehicle crash on Route 711

An Indiana County teen was killed early Monday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 711.

Gongloff retires from post as Bishop Carroll girls basketball coach

Bishop Carroll Catholic High School girls basketball coach Bob Gongloff has spent 19 seasons coaching some of the best girls basketball teams in this region ...

Student with special needs is crowned prom king — with 37 dates

For Sam Lamar, a 21-year-old special needs student in Pennsylvania, prom this year was nothing short of unforgettable, courtesy of his 37 dates.

Girl Scouts honor Community Foundation's Kane with service award

As the director of a foundation formed to support difference-making endeavors across four counties, Mike Kane knows something about the concept of being a ...

District 6-AA track and field: Penn Cambria claims first boys crown

In a wide open field, the Penn Cambria boys were one of the favorites to win a team title at the District 6 Class AA Track and Field Championships on.

Memorial Day prime time for Lyme disease

Pennsylvania has become the bull's-eye for Lyme disease, reporting the most cases and one of the highest incident rates of the tick-borne illness.

Victim, suspect identified in Old Conemaugh Borough homicide

A suspect has been arrested and a victim publicly identified from a homicide that occurred in Johnstown's Old Conemaugh Borough on Thanksgiving.

Dollar General deal needs Ebensburg's approval

Agreements are in place to bring a Dollar General to Ebensburg Borough, but the property it's proposed for must first be rezoned.

Area trio poised for Oakmont event | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

One of the most prestigious tournaments in the state will begin next Monday at historic Oakmont Country Club near Pittsburgh. The 119th West Penn Amateur ...

'Big step': Johnstown's Dougherty says he will meet with Cardinal DiNardo about abuse

Johnstown-area native Shaun Dougherty, once again, is scheduled to meet with one of the highest officials in the Roman Catholic Church to share his thoughts ...

THE COST OF ABUSE | Costly legal struggles prompt dioceses to find ways to raise money

Back in 2014, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown announced plans to sell the bishop's residence in Blair County.

Attorney general takes on UPMC, Highmark over patient access

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Thursday he was going to court to keep health giants UPMC and Highmark Health from ending their business ...

Somerset claims fourth consecutive volleyball title | Sports  Daily American Online

CRESSON — The Somerset Golden Eagles were able to overcome multiple early miscues to rally and defeat the Hollidaysburg Golden Tigers 3-1 in the District ...

'Historic' night for Berlin, Shanksville as rivals battle for spot in state title game

When it comes to high school girls athletics, there are few secrets between Berlin Brothersvalley and Shanksville-Stonycreek.

Penn Cambria tabs John Franco as football coach

Penn Cambria High School filled its head football coach vacancy with one of the region's most high-profile and successful coaches. The district named John ...

Klan leader from Johnstown dies

A prominent white supremacist leader and former constable from Johnstown, described by the Southern Poverty Law Center as “emblematic of the gutter ...

THE COST OF ABUSE | Laws governing child sex abuse cases vary by state across the region

Here is a look at how states in the region have handled the issue of statutes of limitations for child sexual abuse and related crimes, as covered by CNHI ...

'Togetherness, community and tradition': Promoters will host Mardi Gras bar crawl in downtown Johnstown

If you can't make it to New Orleans for Mardi Gras, You in Flood City has the next best thing.

Faithful pay final respects to Bishop Emeritus Joseph Adamec

Bishop Joseph V. Adamec was a gregarious extrovert, who, in retirement, was forced into the life of an introvert.

New Bishop McCort wrestling coach looks to change program's image

Paul Myers knows that taking the job as head wrestling coach at Bishop McCort Catholic won't make him the most popular guy in the Laurel Highlands Athletic ...

Portage grad getting looks from pro teams after strong showcases

According to the NCAA, around 7 percent of high school athletes move on to play a sport in college. Taking it a step further, the rate of athletes going from.

Josh Gallagher will hold concert to benefit Cambria Alliance EMS

A hometown boy is bringing his country music style back to the area.

Nastasi, Jay among Bedford Hall inductees | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

EVERETT — The Bedford County Sports Hall of Fame will be inducting its 2019 class on Saturday, June 22, starting at 2 p.m. at the Everett Area High School ...

'A piece of local heritage': Somerset County leaders push to fix courthouse's historic clock

SOMERSET – The grand dome of the Somerset County Courthouse is perhaps the most prominent point of reference on Somerset's skyline.

HASD teacher a Grammy finalist | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

A Grammy Award is within grasp for a local music teacher. Scott Sheehan, Hollidaysburg Area High School Director of Bands and music department chairman, ...

Cambria county man auditions on NBC's "The Voice"  WJAC Johnstown

CRESSON - A Cambria County man made his big debut Tuesday on NBC's “The Voice.”Josh Gallagher, 25, was born and raised in Cresson and later moved to ...

Local schools invited to “Paint the Plow”  WTAJ -

As the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) prepares for winter, they invite schools in Bedford, Blair, Cambria, Fulton, Huntingdon, and ...

Something for Joey: Ligonier Valley honors late captain with emotional win

The Ligonier Valley High School football team honored a former teammate on an emotional night at Weller Field in a manner befitting Joey Dubics' legacy at the ...

Pitt commit Mason Ronan will join Panthers in 2019 despite selection in MLB draft  Cardiac Hill

Pitcher Mason Ronan committed to Pitt in July 2017 but was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 29th round of the 2018 MLB draft last week. However, he ...

Kongsberg announces temporary furlough for 23 workers due to workload decline

Kongsberg Protech Systems USA announced short-term furloughs for 23 Johnstown workers on Friday, citing a workload decline for the first and second ...

Ligonier Valley pummels Bellwood-Antis in 6-AA semifinal

Ligonier Valley likes things in threes. The program has captured three straight Heritage Conference championships, three straight Appalachian Bowl titles and ...

Mount Aloysius soccer squad primed for memorable fall

After years of building both soccer programs incrementally, coach Matt Davis has the men's and women's squads at Mount Aloysius College primed for ...

Police Blotter | Four men picked up on warrants

The following are summaries of selected Johnstown Police Department incidents for Friday through Sunday:

Controversial community corrections facility opens its doors for inside look at its mission

In the years since Johnstown's homicide numbers first surged, a state community corrections center in the city's downtown has become a frequent target of city ...

Penn Cambria blanked by Philipsburg in softball playoffs

For the first couple of innings, it appeared as if Thursday's District 6 Class AAA semifinal game between Penn Cambria and Philipsburg-Osceola might be one of ...

Police: Former Greater Johnstown teacher sexually assaulted teen

A former Greater Johnstown School District substitute teacher has been charged with sexual assault, stemming from a relationship with a teen while she was a ...

Leaking Somerset County dam put under 24-hour surveillance

A dam in southern Somerset County has been put under 24-hour state surveillance following a failure Sunday that is causing heavy flows to pour from a spillway ...

Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.

Breast cancer awareness | Students' motivation: 'We all know someone who had breast cancer'

Olivia Rager may not know when women should start getting annual screening mammograms, but she knows why it's important.

Lockdown lifted at state correctional institutions

Pennsylvania's Department of Corrections announced Monday that normal operations resumed at all state prisons following a 12-day lockdown to address an ...

Changing school districts 'really cumbersome'; Stonycreek Township eyes move to Richland from GJSD

Transferring a township from one school district to another is a complicated process that can take years, a lawyer involved in a York County township's effort ...

Lee campus will remain as Conemaugh charts future

As the new guy in town, William Caldwell says he understands the confusion Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center's patients often encounter finding their way ...

Northern Cambria police chief reinstated, threatens lawsuit

Police Chief Jeff Kopsic will be on patrol Friday with back pay, after being reinstated Monday by Northern Cambria Borough Council.

Many local school districts lack nepotism policies

Like many local school districts, Somerset Area does not have a formal nepotism policy in place.

Cheering on the team | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

Penn Cambria High School freshman cheerleader Allison Hoover, 14, cheers during the high school football game with visiting Greater Johnstown on Friday ...

Cambria County 911 phasing out toll-free, non-emergency line

As long-distance fees decrease and cellphone calls increase, Cambria County's 911 center will follow the lead of other local departments and begin phasing out ...

PennDOT offers details on Cambria County road projects

A mudslide beneath Menoher Boulevard in Southmont Borough this winter will be addressed with emergency funding as crews continue to perform preliminary ...

Cambria County Camp Cadet focuses on leadership, lifelong skills

Camp Cadet is not just an experience for those hoping to enter law enforcement or the military, organizers of the 6th annual Cambria County event say.

Too cold to go to school? Districts take steps to address student safety

Conemaugh Township Area School District Superintendent Thomas Kakabar's drive to school Tuesday morning offered him a glaring reminder of why schools ...

Greater Johnstown Middle School guard charged with assaulting student

A security guard at Greater Johnstown Middle School on Decker Avenue has been charged with sexually assaulting a 13-year-old student, authorities said.

Cecere sets Forest Hills' career passing mark in win over Bishop McCort

Adam Cecere raced to the top of a Forest Hills career leaderboard during Friday's 36-14 win over Bishop McCort Catholic at Sargent's Stadium at the Point – but ...

Police: Man burglarized home after he helped owner relocate

A Johnstown man was jailed on Friday, accused of burglarizing a Moxham home after he helped the owner relocate, authorities allege.

Police: Nanty Glo woman crashed car into Northern Cambria flower shop

A Nanty Glo woman was jailed Wednesday, accused of stealing a car and crashing into the garage of a Northern Cambria flower shop after a night of drinking, ...

'End in sight' for Westmont schools project

Students were busy at work on computer-aided design projects, while next door, a tray of hydroponic plants – the ingredients to make *fresh* salsa – were soaking ...

With three children in Army, Geistown family has passion for military

A family of nine with children ranging in age from 1 to 22 is rare, but what's more awe-inspiring about one Geistown family in particular is the fact that three.

Coroner: Pair's deaths drug-related

Two people found dead over the weekend inside a Nanty Glo home had drugs in their system, an autopsy showed.

PIAA tightens transfer rules, adds competitive balance formula

The Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association (PIAA) took a strong stance on tightening its transfer rules and implemented a competition formula for ...

'He's still a winner': Cresson-area native Josh Gallagher finishes 4th on 'The Voice'

Cresson-area native Josh Gallagher's journey on NBC's “The Voice” ended short of his goal Tuesday, as he was finished in fourth place in nationwide fan voting.

In The Spotlight | Cyber success: Ebensburg resident graduates from charter school

EBENSBURG – In 2012, Jamie Wood was in seventh grade and two years behind her peers as she dealt with a medical condition that caused her to undergo ...

Richland district plans to demolish Rachel Hill school

Richland school board members informed Superintendent Arnold Nadonley to begin taking steps toward having the vacant school demolished – by winter, ...

Scholastic basketball roundup | Emert nets 1000th in loss to Turkeyfoot Valley

The Rockets' Troy Emert scored a game-high 31 points and reached the 1000-point mark for his career, but it wasn't enough for Rockwood to score a win over ...

Speakers announced for 9/11 ceremonies in Shanksville

President Donald Trump will deliver remarks during the Sept. 11 observance ceremony on Tuesday at the Flight 93 National Memorial, the National Park *Service* ...

Roxbury apartment project gets boost from Cambria County

Officials said they expect the 43-unit Roxbury Place apartment complex to be in place at the former Roxbury school site by the end of next year.

Scholastic basketball: Somerset, Greater Johnstown win at Windber Rotary

Holiday tournaments tipped off across the region on Wednesday with Greater Johnstown surviving Shade at the Windber Rotary Tournament among the day's ...

Listen to 911 tapes: Plane crash investigation ongoing; Indiana family recovering

An Indiana family was recovering Sunday following a twin-engine plane crash in Cambria Township a day earlier, according to a new reports.

Joe Skura | Yusko family's success begins at home

The Yusko family is well-known in most area softball circles. The Munster-area family has racked-up quite an impressive list of athletic accolades and that list got ...

Mount Union blanks Northern Cambria | Sports |

For the second consecutive season Mount Union stood in the way of Northern Cambria in the District 6 Class AA softball playoffs and for the second straight year ...

Ed Cernic Sr., powerful political figure who 'cared about Johnstown,' dies at 85

One of the most prominent figures in Cambria County Democratic Party politics died on Wednesday.

Richland Township man jailed in alleged sex assault of juvenile

A Richland Township man was jailed Thursday, accused of sexually assaulting an under age girl during a sleep over.

Real estate transactions for Sunday, Jan. 13, 2018

The following real estate transactions are for $10000 or more.

DaJour Morris pleads guilty for his role in 2015 drive-by shooting

A Johnstown man charged for his role in a 2015 drive-by shooting that killed his passenger entered a guilty plea in Cambria County Court on Thursday.

McElhenny earns 4th-place finish | News, Sports, Jobs  Altoona Mirror

GREENSBORO, N.C. — The area produced another All-American at the USA Track and Field Hershey National Junior Olympic Championships. Cambria ...

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