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July 29, 2013

In Brief | Motorcyclist injured in collision with fawn

— A Hollsopple area woman was hurt Monday morning when the motorcycle she was riding collided with a young deer, police said.

Sherry Redick, 52, was heading south on Route 985, Somerset Pike, shortly after 9 a.m. when a fawn ran in front of her and she struck the animal, Conemaugh Township police Chief Louis Barclay said.

Redick was knocked from her bike and received a right leg wound, he said.

Conemaugh Township EMS transported her to a hospital by ambulance.

Jerome Volunteer Fire Department also was at the scene, Barclay said.

Motorist hurt when vehicle hits store

A motorist was injured Saturday when his vehicle struck the outside of Randy’s BiLo, 1415 Jefferson Ave. in Windber.

John Muscatello, 80, of the Windber area, was in the store’s parking lot when, for unknown reasons, his vehicle ran into a front support beam of the store, Paint Township police Chief Rick Skiles said.

Muscatello was treated at Windber Medical Center, Skiles said.

Northern EMS and Windber Fire Department also responded.

Motorist treated after tractor-trailer crash

A motorist was injured Sunday evening in a tractor-trailer accident near Reels Corners, a Somerset 911 official said.

The crash occurred at Route 30 and Keim Road around 6:15 p.m.

One person was reported injured and transported to Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown for treatment, a 911 supervisor said.

Entries to be accepted for Allied Artists show

Artwork will be accepted for Allied Artists of Johnstown’s 81st annual exhibition from 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 10 at Artworks in Johnstown, 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

The exhibit, which is open to members and nonmembers, will be on display from Sept. 6 through Dec. 13 at Southern Alleghenies Museum of Art at Johnstown.

The museum is located in Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the campus of Pitt-Johnstown in Richland Township.

Nonmembers must pay an extra $25 fee in addition to the $25 entry fee. 

If the juror selects a nonmember’s work for the exhibition, the artist becomes a member of Allied Artists. 

If the work is not selected, the extra $25 fee will be refunded. 

The juror for the exhibition will be Michael Campbell, professor of art and design at Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania. 

An opening reception for the exhibit is scheduled for Sept. 6.

For applications and complete details, go to www.johnstownart.com or call 472-2629.

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