JOHNSTOWN — Both drivers were injured when this CamTran bus collided with a car just before 3 p.m. Thursday on Jacoby Street near Arthur Street in Walnut Grove. Johnstown police said the drivers were taken to Memorial Medical Center to be treated for minor injuries. The names of the drivers were not immediately available. Police said one other adult and two children were in the car, and the bus was carrying 11 passengers. The car was headed toward Bedford Street when it slid on the snow-covered roadway and struck the oncoming bus, police said.
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Investigators seek cause of West End fire
The cause of a five-alarm fire early Monday at a vacant structure in the 500 block of Dorothy Avenue in Johnstown’s West End has not been determined, according to city fire officials.
Richland seeks loan for roof, HVAC work
Richland Township’s plans to replace the municipal building’s roof and heating and air conditioning system will cost nearly $600,000, Solicitor Gary Costlow said.
Undocumented children already arriving in state
An influx of unaccompanied children crossing the U.S. border is spilling over into Pennsylvania, as state officials received word Monday that more than 500 are being housed in the commonwealth.
Auditor cites flaws in gas drilling regulation
Strained by limited resources and the rapid expansion of natural gas drilling in Pennsylvania, environmental regulators have failed to adequately monitor well safety or to provide clear and timely information to citizens, the state auditor general said Tuesday.
Driver in fatal DUI crash will serve jail time
A Vintondale man was sentenced Tuesday in Cambria County court to serve 16 to 32 months in the county jail for a 2011 alcohol-related crash that killed a woman.
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Reade Twp. water projects receive funding
Three water treatment systems in Cambria County will receive financial assistance from the state Department of Environmental Protection to remove acid mine drainage from nearby waterways.
Antique tractors chugging toward Stoystown fest
A display of a whole lotta horsepower and pulling contests will highlight the 14th annual Antique Tractor Festival.
Sponsored by Stoystown Lions Club and Laurel Highlands Antique Power Club, the event will be held July 31 through Aug. 3 at the Lions’ park, one-half mile east of Stoystown on Route 30.
Irish dance school wants to set toes tapping in Cambria County
If you ever wanted to learn to dance an Irish jig, now is your chance.
Kenny Cavanaugh School of Irish Dance, based out of Milford, Pike County, is expanding into Cambria County.
Paterno son, other former assistant sue Penn State for $1M
A son of late Penn State football coach Joe Paterno has sued the university over his dismissal from its coaching staff two years ago, saying he has been unfairly linked to the Jerry Sandusky child molestation scandal.
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