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Rosy future: Owner smells success for downtown flower shop
Sara Stossel is convinced she’s found her life’s calling.
The 32-year-old Southmont resident has been the owner of Schrader Flower Shop, 510 Vine St. in downtown Johnstown, since December 2011, and it’s a venture that has allowed her to take her love of flowers and turn it into a business.
Exhibiting talent: Bottle Works displays surrealistic works by local artist
Christopher Tower of Upper Yoder Township is an artist who makes his mark by drawing in a stream of consciousness.
Driving lessons: For Ferndale pupils, learning begins on ride to school
Students on the school bus driven by Ellen Schatz will never be late for their lessons.
That’s because Schatz turns the bus into an educational tool while driving the children to Ferndale Area Elementary School.
Promoter’s book tells tales of Johnstown concerts
Legendary concert promoter Rich Engler, former co-owner of Pittsburgh’s DiCesare-Engler Productions, has rubbed elbows with the giants of the music industry and shares many of his stories in his new book, “Behind the Stage Door: A Promoter’s Life Behind the Scenes.”
Librarian putting new focus on teen readers
Ashley Flynn, director of Highland Community Library, is all about bringing new events to the library at 330 Schoolhouse Road in Richland Township.
Sharing her time: Upper Yoder woman involved in several organizations
Emilie Polenik plays by the rules.
No slowing down: Octogenarian keeps busy with music, computers
You don’t meet too many octogenarians who relish spending time at a computer or playing the piano, but Charles E. King is no ordinary man.
Filmmaker’s first production stars hometown locales
Christopher Cramer believes 2014 is going to be the most exciting year of his life, and it’s thanks to a movie.
The 27-year-old Nicktown native is set to premiere his first feature-length, independent film, “Moreau,” on Feb. 1 at Arcadia Theater in Windber.
United in spirit: Husband, wife share ministry at Lutheran church
The Revs. Scott and Carol Custead are a clergy couple who share a pastorate at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Richland Township.
Making memories: Music man ends longtime career as local disc jockey
Mick Muto did not dance around anything he has done.
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