The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Local News

September 14, 2013

In brief: Professor to lecture on Constitution

LATROBE — The Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government’s Center for Political and Economic Thought will observe Constitution Day with a lecture by Anthony Peacock titled “The Founders’ Constitution and What Threatens It Today” at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in the Fred M. Rogers Center at St. Vincent College in Latrobe.

Peacock is a professor and the interim department head in the political science department at Utah State University, where he teaches courses on constitutional law, constitutional theory, law and policy, and law, politics and war.

He is the author or editor of five books and published numerous articles, book chapters and book reviews on American and Canadian law and politics.

Admission is free to the public.

Red Cross offers CPR, AED classes

The following preparedness classes will be offered at the American Red Cross, 250 Jari Drive, Richland Township:

Adult CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation)/AED (automated external defibrillator) for professional rescuers and health care providers, 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Thursday, $110.

Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 25, $110.

Adult CPR/AED, 9 a.m. to noon Sept. 25, $70.

First Aid/CPR/AED for Instructors, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 26 and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 27, $500.

To register, call 800-733-2767.

SAT prep sessions available at UPJ

Registrations are being accepted for the Pitt-Johnstown SAT Super Series, an academic review for the SAT. The program helps remove the mystery behind the SAT and better prepares students for exam day.

Students are encouraged to enroll in the preliminary session being held from 6 to

7:30 p.m. Oct. 16. Participants  will complete an abbreviated version of the SAT to identify specific areas that might need attention in order to improve their score.

The mathematics review from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 19 will review arithmetic, algebra, geometry, probability and statistics.

The writing and critical reading review from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 26 will review the written essay, sentence completion, vocabulary and critical reading.

Seating is limited for the sessions.

The Pitt PowerPrice is $139 for the series and $75 per course. To qualify for the Pitt PowerPrice, registrations and payments must be received no later than noon Friday. Registrations received after Friday will be $159 for the series and $85 per course.

To register, call 269-2099 or go to

Text Only | Photo Reprints
Local News
  • WilliamsA ‘I thought I was going to die’

    Hornerstown resident Robert “Bobby” Williams said he endured two hours of surgery, suffered a heart attack and fears he may never again be able to fully use his right arm.

    April 23, 2014 3 Photos

  • JFD traing Firefighters practice river rescues

    Johnstown Fire Department members lift a “victim” out of the rescue basket during training Wednesday along the Stonycreek River flood-control wall

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Home is Where The Tribune-Democrat is Delivered!

    Here are the names of the 10 entrants that were chosen today-April 22, 2014.  If you see your name, call the Circulation Department at 814-532-5000 (#1) or 1-866-307-0905 to verify your information.

    April 22, 2014

  • sewer meeting map Sewer work will tie up traffic

    Brace yourselves.
    This summer’s sewer main replacement project will delay traffic with detours, closed streets and lane restrictions through one of Johnstown’s notoriously snarled neighborhoods.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • USS Somerset USS Somerset arrives at San Diego homeport

    The USS Somerset is home.
    The amphibious transport dock ship named in honor of the passengers and crew of United Airlines Flight 93 arrived at its new homeport of Naval Base San Diego on Monday.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Jablonski, Stephen Charges filed in courthouse bomb threat

    A Johnstown man was charged by Ebensburg Borough police Wednesday with threatening to blow up the Cambria County Courthouse, a call he admitted to Ebensburg police he made Tuesday.

    April 23, 2014 2 Photos

  • Vizza, Peter Vizza voted deputy mayor

    The top vote-getter in last year’s Johnstown City Council election is now also the city’s deputy mayor.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • Conemaugh Township rezoning opens business possibilities

    A portion of South Main Street in Davidsville will be rezoned to give greater allowances to the businesses along the road.

    April 23, 2014

  • Sculptor’s work to be raffled off

    The work of a local sculptor will be raffled off during the Art in Bloom show.

    April 23, 2014

  • Katie and Gary Lamer Birthday remembrance bash provides aid to region

    It’s been four years since Johnstown resident Gary Lamer died of complications from pneumonia, but his memory lives on through an annual party that gives back in a big way.

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo


Would you like to see the Johnstown Community Corrections Center remain open after its lease runs out on Oct. 11, 2015?

I'm not sure
     View Results
House Ads