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Motorcyclist injured on Rt. 271 in Mundys Corner
An accident reconstruction team was brought in to process a crash scene involving a motorcycle and tri-axle truck on Route 271, investigators said.
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Neighbors rouse residents from West End fire
Vincent Freedman was asleep in a duplex in Johnstown’s West End early Monday when he was awakened by pounding on the door.
'A labor of love': Greater Prospect Store preparing for grand opening
The price of a half-gallon of milk was often a running joke in Prospect.
For years, some residents of the Johnstown neighborhood could not conveniently purchase that staple or any other food, since there was no store nearby.
Windber resident struck by train
A Windber man was found dead early Sunday near Seward after he was struck by a passing train, the Westmoreland County coroner’s office said.
Pa. lawmakers taking more free trips
U.S. House members from Pennsylvania and their staff accepted 41 privately paid trips so far this year, ranging from $20,000 in business-class airline tickets to Japan for Rep. Charlie Dent and his wife to $300-a-night hotel rooms for congressional staff at a luxurious Las Vegas casino resort.
Conemaugh Health System adds 2 specialists to staff
An interventional cardiologist and a neurologist announced as the latest editions to Conemaugh Health System medical staff illustrate the health system’s commitment to maintaining and expanding services, leaders say.
Somerfest ends on a high note
What started 36 years ago as a way for Laurel Arts to fund its wide-ranging programs has now become a tradition for Lou Ann Bowersox’s family and many others in the region.
Southmont weighs billboard request
The Southmont Borough Zoning Hearing Board has scheduled a public hearing for July 29 to hear the appeal of an advertising company that wants to install an electronic billboard along Menoher Boulevard on the site of the former Johnstown Brewing Co., 942 Pine Grove Lane.
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