Hours expand for 2 area liquor stores
SOMERSET – The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board will expand operational hours at 102 wine and spirit stores, including two in Somerset County.
The store at 1607 Jefferson Ave. in Windber now will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m., Monday through Saturday.
Another store, at 1534 N. Center Ave. in Somerset, will operate from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Saturday.
Cafe burglary under investigation
JENNERSTOWN – State police continue to investigate a burglary that happened late Friday or early Saturday at a Jennerstown restaurant.
Several items, including money from a safe, were reportedly taken from Coal Miners Cafe.
Two other burglaries have occurred recently at businesses in the area.
Bikers donate $1,300 to WRI endowment
More than $1,300 was donated to the Windber Research Institute Endowment Fund as a result of a motorcycle show and fundraising ride co-sponsored Aug. 10 by the Johnstown Harley Owners Group and its sponsor, Zepka Inc. Harley-Davidson.
Fifty-six motorcycles carrying 87 people participated in the ride, which ended at the research facility, where a tour was conducted by President and CEO Tom Kurtz.
Prizes and awards for the bike show and fundraising dice run totaled $1,000.
Winners in the show were:
• Gary Cameron, Overall Best of Show Bike under 5 years old.
• Tom Leslie, Overall Best of Show Bike 5 years old and older.
• Ken Clark, Oldest Bike.
Other winners in various classes were David Weigle, Toby Bialas, Dan Shetler, Bill Keller, Tim Lehman, MaryJo Hockensmith, Dwayne Becker and William Hohan.
Country singers scheduled to perform
Country singer Justin Moore will bring his Off the Beaten Path Tour to the region Feb. 27 at the Kovalchick Convention and Athletic Complex on the campus of Indiana University of Pennsylvania.
Josh Thompson and Randy Houser also will perform.
Tickets for the concert will go on sale Nov. 29. Ticket prices will be announced later.
Information: 800-298-4200 or www.kovalchickcomplex.com.
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