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April 20, 2013

IN BRIEF | Two hurt in car-ATV crash

CRESSON — State police are investigating an accident involving an automobile and an ATV, which happened just after 6 p.m. on Saturday near the 700 block of 5th Street in Cresson.

Both operators were transported to Altoona Regional Hospital.

Authorities said they have no further information about the victims or their injuries.

Portage man pleads guilty to drug charge

A Portage man pleaded guilty Friday to one count of conspiracy to traffic oxycodone, a prescription painkiller.

Eugene Moyer III, 21, of the 100 block of Jamestown Road, entered his plea before U.S. District Judge Kim Gibson. Moyer is to be sentenced on Oct. 17. He could face a maximum sentence of 20 years in prison, a $1 million fine or both.

Authorities say Moyer’s drug trafficking activity spanned from Jan. 17 to Feb. 6.

Rothfus staff to hold office hours in Somerset

SOMERSET – The staff of U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, will hold mobile office hours at the Somerset County Office Building on Thursday. They will be available to answer questions about federal government polices and programs from 9 a.m. to noon. The building is located at 300 N. Center Ave, Suite 540.

AmeriServ says profits increase

AmeriServ Financial reported a first-quarter net income of slightly more than $1 million. It represented a significant increase over the fourth quarter of 2012 when the company recorded $735,000. AmeriServ had a net income of just over $1.5 million during the first quarter of 2012.

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