JOHNSTOWN — A band of wind-driven snow greets Linda Penrod of Geistown as she waits for a CamTran bus Thursday at Bedford and Lulay streets in the borough. The abrupt change from springlike temperatures on the two previous days was a chilly reminder that winter isn’t over yet. Weather prognosticating groundhog Punxsutawney Phil is due to emerge from his burrow on Gobbler’s Knob on Saturday to deliver his annual pronouncement on the length of the season. AccuWeather expects more wind and snow in the Johnstown area today.
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Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for downtown diner
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Snack-maker highlights Somerset area attractions
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Two current local sports figures were tapped to fill recently vacated seats on the War Memorial Arena Authority board, Cambria County Commissioners announced Thursday.
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City police investigating shooting in Oakhurst area
One person was reportedly injured in a late night shooting in the city's Oakhurst neighborhood.
PennDOT seeks outside help to make bridge repairs
State officials are poised to sign a massive deal that will enlist outside help to rebuild and maintain up to 600 bridges, marking the Corbett administration’s latest foray into privatizing key government functions.
Corbett’s education policies faulted
A former Pennsylvania secretary of education graded Gov. Tom Corbett’s approach to education as “inadequate” on Wednesday.
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