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February 7, 2014

BUSINESS BRIEFS | Small-business webinars offered

— The federal Small Business Adminstration is conducting programs to help small businesses and aspiring business owners.

The SBA will hold a free, two-part webinar series to help business owners engage with online reviewers and manage their online reputations. The first webinar is scheduled 2 p.m. Tuesday, the second at 2 p.m. Feb. 25.

To register for Tuesday’s webinar, go to https://www4. For the Feb. 25 event, go to

 For prospective business owners, a Twitter chat will be held at 3 p.m. Feb. 19. No registration is necessary.

Pipeline group backs SFU outreach program

 LORETTO – The Columbia Pipeline Group has donated $30,000 to the Rural Outreach Chemistry for Kids, ROCK, program at St. Francis University Science Outreach Center.

ROCK has allowed St. Francis students to share their love of chemistry through experiments at schools in several counties.

Dairy association aids Central Cambria effort

The Mid-Atlantic Dairy Association recently donated $603 to the Fuel Up to Play 60 Team at Central Cambria Elementary School.

With the grant the school will purchase food service equipment to help expand its breakfast program.

The grant is competitive and is funded by dairy farmers through the dairy check-off program.

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What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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