The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Eric Knopsnyder

Eric Knopsnyder
  • Polamalu’s play key to avoiding another late collapse for Steelers

    The scenario was frighteningly familiar to Steelers fans: A dominant first half that resulted in too few points followed by a mediocre second half that gave an inferior opponent a chance at victory.
    That’s exactly the way the Steelers visit to Buffalo was playing out on Sunday afternoon.

    November 28, 2010

  • steelers pouncey.JPG Eric Knopsnyder | Pouncey makes big first impression with Steelers

    Maurkice Pouncey is only 21 years old.
    That bears repeating: Maurkice Pouncey is ONLY 21 years old.

    September 14, 2010 1 Photo

  • Steeler's Madden 06 ERIC KNOPSNYDER | Quarterback must serve his time

    Ben Roethlisberger has looked like a changed man at training camp.
    He’s playing well on the field and behaving himself off it.

    August 5, 2010 1 Photo

  • Borsa_World_Cup Worlds apart

    Lauren Borsa played soccer at Westmont Hilltop and thought she understood the sport, but the 22-year-old, who is on a mission trip to South Africa, has gotten a new appreciation for the beautiful game with the World Cup swirling around her adopted country.

    June 29, 2010 1 Photo

  • Eric Knopsnyder column photo ERIC KNOPSNYDER | Westmont grad plays role for Pitt You won’t find Kyle Patton’s name in the box score from Pitt’s win over Edinboro on Friday night.

    Or in most Eastern Wrestling League matches for that matter.

    But that doesn’t mean the Westmont Hilltop graduate didn’t play a key role in the No. 18 Panthers’ winning their first-ever EWL title this season.

    February 22, 2010 1 Photo

  • ERIC KNOPSNYDER | Somerset belongs in District 5 It’s time for the Golden Eagles to take flight.

    Somerset’s athletic teams, which have been competing in the PIAA’s District 6 for more than two decades, have taken the first step toward returning to District 5.

    The school board voted Monday night to ask District 6 to release Somerset so that it can petition District 5 for admission.

    January 11, 2010

  • andres_taylor ERIC KNOPSNYDER | Boxer is Taylor made for this town Andres Taylor officially got the key to the City of Johnstown on Wednesday.

    In some ways, it’s hard to believe he didn’t already have it.

    October 28, 2009 1 Photo


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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