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  • Local briefs 7/22/2014

    July 21, 2014

  • mundys corner wreck 22 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.

    July 21, 2014 1 Photo

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    July 21, 2014

  • Fire1.JPG 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.

    July 21, 2014 3 Photos

  • co-op '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.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • 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.

    July 20, 2014

  • 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.

    July 20, 2014

  • Salins & Penumetsa 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.

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • somerfest 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.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • 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.

    July 20, 2014


What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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