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April 21, 2013

In brief: Outstanding Young Woman winners chosen

JOHNSTOWN — The Cambria-Somerset Outstanding Young Woman Scholarship program was held Saturday at Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center. Karlene Koh was named winner from Cambria County and Alixandra Collins was named winner from Somerset County.

Koh, a student at Bishop McCort Catholic High School, is the daughter of Drs. Enrique and Jeanmarie Koh of Johnstown. She performed a piano solo.

Collins, a student at Somerset Area High School, is the daughter of Bryan and Angie Collins of Somerset. She performed a tap dance.

Lily Bradley, who attends Bishop McCort Catholic High School, was named first runner-up, and Brielle Corrente, who attends Forest Hills High School, was named second runner-up for Cambria County.

Annalee Tokarsky, who attends Windber Area High School, was named first runner-up, and Kaeli Day, who attends Meyersdale Area High School, was named second runner-up for Somerset County.

Winners received scholarship money and an opportunity for scholarships at colleges throughout the state.

Carrolltown man injured in one-vehicle crash

ALVERDA – A Carrolltown man was injured Friday after his vehicle struck a utility pole and a small tree, state police in Indiana said.

Jason Trinkley, 18, was taken to Indiana Regional Medical Center with unknown injuries after his vehicle accidentally veered off the road around 6 a.m., police said.

A 19 year-old passenger, Bryan Saltzgiver of Patton, avoided injuries in the wreck, police said.

Prescription drugs will be collected Saturday

State police will be at the East Hills Activity Center on Saturday collecting unwanted, expired and unused prescription drugs as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

The event, sponsored by the federal Drug Enforcement Agency, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the 1425 Scalp Ave. location, state police said.

Poster contest entries sought

Pennsylvania students in first through sixth grade are being asked to enter a poster contest to help raise awareness about the importance of dog licensing.

The deadline to enter is April 30.

The poster contest is open to all students enrolled in public, private or home school, and students involved with a sponsoring 4-H Club or Scouting organization also may participate.

The poster must reflect the theme “License your dog. It’s his ticket home” and include the website

Judging will be based on effective communication of the theme and importance of the dog license law and creativity.

The grand prize winner will receive a $20 cash prize and a visit by the Secretary of Agriculture and a dog warden during an official poster unveiling at their school.

Grand prize artwork will be used on promotional displays and websites and will be the cover page of the 2014 Dog Law Enforcement Office Coloring Book.

Winners of each age division will receive a $15 cash prize, and their artwork will appear in the office’s coloring book.

Information: 717-787-3062 or

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