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April 25, 2013

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Authority gets money for water line

CARROLLTOWN – West Carroll Township Water and Sewer Authority has been awarded $135,000 for materials to extend a municipal water line to the St. Benedict area, state Sen. John Wozniak, D-Westmont, announced.

“A safe drinking supply is critical to the health and safety of all communities,” Wozniak said. “That is why I am pleased to announce this grant. The water supply in this area has been adversely impacted by abandoned deep coal mines.”

‘Coffee with Keith’ events next week

U.S. Rep. Keith Rothfus, R-Sewickley, will hold “Coffee with Keith” events in Somerset and Ebensburg next week.

On Thursday, he will meet with constituents at Crazy Alice’s Café, 101 W. Main St. in Somerset.

The gathering is scheduled for 3 to 4:30 p.m.

On Friday, Rothfus will hold a similar event at Cottage Restaurant & Inn, 4554 Admiral Peary Highway, Ebensburg, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. The meet-and-greets are intended to give area residents a chance to discuss their political concerns with Rothfus or just have a conversation with the 12th district’s congressman.

More information is available at and

Public meeting set for Wilmore bridge project

EBENSBURG – Plans for the Wilmore Road bridge replacement project will be displayed during a PennDOT open house from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the Cambria Township Municipal Building, 184 Municipal Road near Ebensburg.

The event previews work to be done by PennDOT’s Cambria County maintenance crews.

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