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September 3, 2013

In Brief | Repaving project to begin Thursday

GALLITZIN — Prime contractor New Enterprise Stone and Lime Co. is scheduled to begin work Thursday to repave about 6.2 miles of Route 1015, Coupon-Gallitzin Road, in Gallitzin Township and Tunnelhill, PennDOT District 9 said in a news release.

The project limits are from just off Route 22 to near Coupon, where Route 1015 meets Route 36.

During construction, traffic will be reduced to a single lane during work hours and will be controlled by flaggers. Delays are likely. The project is anticipated for completion by early November, PennDOT said.

Cambria County lands grant from PLCB

Cambria County has been awarded a grant for more than $26,000 from the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board to help fund efforts to prevent underage and dangerous alcohol use.

The money is part of an effort by the state to give back to communities in which its wine and sprits stores are located, state Rep. Frank Burns, D-East Taylor Township, said in announcing the funding.

The PLCB received 115 applications for the money and more than $2 million will be handed out statewide over the next two years, he said.

The money is used for a variety of initiatives from law enforcement training to developing college or community based prevention strategies.

Windber Class of ’68 will hold reunion

Windber Area High School Class of 1968 will hold its 45th reunion at 7 p.m. Oct. 5. The cost is $25 per person.

For more information, call Lynn Durst at 467-5345.

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