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‘She ... excels at everything’: Three-sport star is state winner for High School Heisman
Caitlyn Gallaher can strike the Heisman pose.
The Forest Hills High School senior recently learned she has been selected as the female state winner in the Northeast Region’s Wendy’s High School Heisman Award program.
Daughter gives half her liver to save ailing dad
Thanksgiving will have a special meaning in the Marhefka household in Jackson Township.
Just over six months after a daughter-father liver transplant surgery, the two agree that this holiday will be much different from that of a year ago.
Community-minded: Pastor plays key role in development of co-op
What started as an idea in 2010 has become a reality in 2013.
Winding down: Clock-watcher for Hilltop sports ready to retire
Earl Mostoller does not like to waste any time.
- Right-hand man | Priest delays full retirement to stay as chancellor for new bishop
Church singer finds his niche with oldies tunes
Larry Berkebile always has been a music lover, but he will be the first to admit that he never had much talent for it.
Spreading school spirit: 2 Bishop Carroll leaders motivate student body
Haley Krug and Brandon Martinazzi are the definition of school pride.
Filmmaker at home in Windber’s Grand Midway Hotel
A listing on eBay for a 32-room hotel in Windber brought Blair Murphy to the area from Los Angeles in 2001, shortly before 9/11.
“I was looking for a place to get away from the big city, along with a buddy of mine,” said Murphy, 48. “We wanted a big space to use for artistic projects. We bid on the hotel and a couple weeks later, we moved in. It was in the middle of nowhere before Flight 93.”
In the Spotlight | Ladies who love to share their knowledge of headwear
The typical dress code for Marsha McDowell and Pat Holifield includes pheasant feather hats and bonnets. And they love to tell the stories behind them.
For the past 15 years, the pair, known as The Hat Ladies, have been conducting programs to educate people about the stunning hats that women of Johnstown have worn since 1901.
Lutheran church strives to feed hungry flocks
The Rev. Ken Kelly wants to make sure people in the local community aren’t going hungry.
The pastor of Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 711 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown, plans to start a new program that will feed those in the community who might be struggling to put food on the table.
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