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Southmont weighs billboard request
The Southmont Borough Zoning Hearing Board has scheduled a public hearing for July 29 to hear the appeal of an advertising company that wants to install an electronic billboard along Menoher Boulevard on the site of the former Johnstown Brewing Co., 942 Pine Grove Lane.
College mourns passing of longtime leader
The St. Francis University community in Loretto is mourning the passing of a former president. Johnstown native The Very Rev. Father Christian Oravec, a member of the Third Order Regular Franciscans, Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died Saturday at the age of 77.
Conemaugh Township PTA leads playground equipment drive
Recess has become more colorful and exciting at Conemaugh Township Area Elementary School.
The Conemaugh Township Elementary Parent Teacher Association has built a playground for the youngest pupils with the support of the entire school, parents and community.
Couple’s dual art exhibit offers double the visual experience
The newest exhibit at Bottle Works is titled “Double Vision,” but the display featuring the art of a Somerset County couple is clearly eye-pleasing.
Rock attack shows motorists’ vulnerability
As 52-year-old middle school teacher Sharon Budd recovers at a central Pennsylvania hospital after being injured by a rock thrown at the vehicle in which she was riding, some may wonder whether they face the same risk.
The answer is yes.
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‘Workingman’s school’: Public to get first look at new $14.3M Conemaugh Valley elementary
The Conemaugh Valley community will be able to kick the tires on its new $14.3 million elementary school during open house and ribbon-cutting ceremonies Aug. 1.
Persistent shootings renew concerns: Barbin: ‘We have to play offense’
One year has passed since the Johnstown Crime and Violence Commission issued a report that explained the causes of – and possible solutions to – the scourge of drugs in the community.
Persistent shootings renew concerns: Illegal guns often used, officials say
Of the three young suspects in the recent shooting death of Tyrone Williams in the city’s Oakhurst section, only one was old enough to legally purchase a handgun.
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