Ebensburg police seek robber
EBENSBURG – Borough police are looking for the robber who held up the Best Service Center, 932 Rowena Drive, just after 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
No other details were available late Wednesday.
City man heads to prison for gun violation
A Moxham man has been sentenced in federal court in Johnstown to 48 months in prison and three years of supervised release on his conviction of violating federal firearms laws, U.S. Attorney David J. Hickton said.
George A. Robinson, 22, of the 400 block of Coleman Avenue, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Kim R. Gibson.
According to information presented to the court, on May 10, 2011, Robinson was in possession of a 9 mm pistol.
On Aug. 27, 2009, Robinson was convicted in Cambria County of attempted burglary, a crime punishable by imprisonment for a term exceeding one year. Federal law prohibits people who have been convicted of a crime punishable by a term of imprisonment exceeding one year from possessing firearms or ammunition.
5K event to benefit veterans
SIDMAN – The third annual 5K for Vets will be held Saturday at Forest Hills High School.
The walk/run, about 3 miles long, will benefit Veteran Community Initiatives of Johnstown.
The event is hosted by the DNA Spine and Sports Medicine Center, 360 Goucher St. in Upper Yoder Township, where registrations can be made.
Walk-up registrations will be accepted the day of the event for $20.
Registration will begin at 8 a.m. and the race will start at 9. Awards will be presented to the top three men and women in various age categories.
For more information, call 254-4441.
Indiana senior wins congressional art contest
U.S. Rep. Bill Shuster, R-Hollidaysburg, said Wednesday that a senior at Indiana Area High School has won the Congressional Art Competition for the 9th district.
Sarah Stauffer won for her beautiful pencil work titled “Always With US,” which showcases the rich heritage of the district through its people, Shuster said in a news release.
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