Burkey: Larry Ross, 64, Johnstown. (Hindman, Chandler Avenue)
Ellenberger: Joan A., 81, Westmont. (Harris)
Hinton: PFC JaJuan, USMC, 18, Johnstown. (Moskal, West End)
Hoffer: William Edward, 73, Nanty Glo. (Askew-Houser, Nanty Glo)
New: Jean W., 78, Johnstown. (Picking-Treece-Bennett)
Shevock: John R., 72, Northern Cambria. (Moriconi)
Swanson: Michael J., 18, Northern Cambria. (Moriconi)
Black: Mary Lou, 63, Souderton, Montgomery County, formerly of Barnesboro and Hatfield. (Williams)
Neff: Jenna Paige, 16, daughter of Christine and Jason Laney of Gipsy, Indiana County, and Tracy and Pam Neff of Ebensburg. (Moriconi)
Stultz: Betty, 96, Bedford. (Blackburn)
Yeager: Beatrice Agnes (Born), 71, Fairfax, Va., formerly of Carrolltown. (Fairfax)
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DRS cuts 35 jobs locally
Companywide restructuring at DRS Technologies Inc. is cutting about 10 percent of its local workforce, a spokesman confirmed Wednesday.
Man shares refuge with community
Steve Purich nearly fell off the 15-foot rock ledge when he first discovered the natural stone cathedral that has become his personal refuge.
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Bottle Works’ funding restored
The local arts community is getting a funding boost.
Cambria County commissioners said Wednesday they will restore funding to the Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center in Johnstown’s Cambria City neighborhood. The funding had been cut in half last year.
Atlantic Broadband boosting Web speeds
Massachusetts-based Atlantic Broadband announced this week it is boosting Internet speeds by 50 percent or more to some of its high-speed service offerings in Johnstown.
Community joins in to meet need for toys
Response following the Salvation Army’s plea for help supplying toys for needy children was overwhelming, Maj. Joseph Pawlowski said.
Church Nativities bring Christmas story to life
Two area churches will conduct living Nativity scenes to create a meaningful display and teaching tool for the Christmas season.
Bid acceptance nears for Forest Hills school
Forest Hills School District is just one letter of approval away from being able to accept bids for work on its new, roughly $46 million middle/high school.
Police investigate vandalism reports in Portage Twp.
State police have received reports of vandalism at homes and a business in the Portage Township area.
A resident said Christmas decorations were destroyed at at least three homes around Wesley Avenue.
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