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August 31, 2013

Local News in Brief | No CamTran bus service on Monday

— No CamTran bus service will be available on Monday because of the Labor Day holiday.

Regularly scheduled bus service will resume on Tuesday.

CamTran-plus, the rural division, will provide bus service to the 122nd annual Cambria County Fair from Tuesday through Sept. 7.

Fairgoers can ride on rural routes 30, 31 and 33 on Tuesday through Friday and routes 30, 34 and 35 on Sept. 7.

For more information regarding bus service to the fair, call CamTran’s rural division office at 800-252-3889 or ask any rural bus operator.

Troopers charge teen in break-in, car theft

WILBUR – State police from Somerset filed charges Friday against a 16-year-old girl suspected of breaking into a Somerset County family’s home and stealing their car.

The family told police they’ve been targeted by people who break into their Shade Township home and steal things.

On Wednesday, they told police that their car was stolen by a female who crashed it, then returned it moments later.

Judy Faidley told WJAC-TV that the car theft was captured on a neighbor’s surveillance camera.

The video has been turned over to the TV station and the state police.

The girl was charged with burglary and theft of a motor vehicle.

Police said she confessed to the crimes.

Faidley lives in the tiny village of Wilbur. She said her family has been blocking their doors with chairs because of recent break-ins by people who steal and destroy their property.

Steeples Chase set Sunday in city

The second annual Steeples Chase 5K Run and Walk will begin at 9 a.m. Sunday on a nearly flat course around the Cambria City neighborhood in Johnstown.

Participants will register at the Grand Halle, 306 Broad St. in Cambria City, from 8 to 9 a.m.

The race will begin on Third Avenue.

Registration is $15 in advance and $20 on the day of race. T-shirts will cost an extra $5.

Certificates will be awarded to the top three finishers in each age category.

For more information or to register, go to

The Steeples Chase is sponsored by the Friends of The Steeples Project. Proceeds will benefit former churches in Cambria City.

Therapist offers free consultations

Dave Risaliti, physical therapist at Allegheny Chesapeake Physical Therapy in Ebensburg, is offering free consultations during two “Walk-in Clinic for Weekend Warrior” days.

Consultations are available from 7 to 9 a.m. Monday and Sept. 9 at the 3053 New Germany Road office.

An appointment can be scheduled for people unavailable during the designated clinic times by calling 472-7576.

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