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November 29, 2012

IN BRIEF | 11/30/12

Ski resorts plan weekend opening

Two area ski resorts will be open for business this weekend.

At Hidden Valley Resort, limited skiing will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today and 9 a.m. to

4:30 p.m. Saturday and Sunday.

Today, three slopes and the learn-to-ski area will be open.

The resort plans to open more slopes and chairlifts Saturday and Sunday, conditions permitting.

Ski and snowboard tickets are $20 today and $25 Saturday and Sunday.

There will be a preseason discount on rental equipment and group lessons.

Ski rentals will be $15 a day, snowboard rentals $20 a day and group lessons $15 a person.

The resort plans to close Monday through Dec. 7, with plans to reopen Dec. 8-9, conditions permitting.

Information: 443-8000 or

At Seven Springs Mountain Resort, slopes will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., today through Sunday.

Eight slopes and trails will be available as well as Santa’s Beard terrain park with at least six features.

Ski and board tickets will be $45 per adult and $35 per child ages 6-11 at the ski ticket office.

Seven Springs will offer $10 off ski and snowboard tickets Sunday with the donation of a new unwrapped toy for the Toys for Tots campaign.

Information: (800) 523-7777 or

Cops believe pair behind string of burglaries

A man and women were jailed Thursday in connection with a rash of burglaries in Cambria County.

Lawrence Morrison, 19, of Johns-town, and Lacy Altschuh, 21, of Beaverdale, are being held in the Cambria County Prison.

Morrison was wanted for a recent burglary in Lower Yoder Township.

He was picked up at a Solomon Homes apartment where his girlfriend lives. Morrison was charged with burglary, theft and receiving stolen property.

Altschuh was wanted in connection with a Nov. 14 burglary in Adams Township. Jewelry was taken while the family was at church, township police Chief Kirk Moss said.

A piece of identifiable stolen jewelry turned up at a Richland Township jewelry store, Moss said.

Altschuh was charged with theft, receiving stolen property and conspiracy to commit theft.

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