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Bid acceptance nears for Forest Hills school
Forest Hills School District is just one letter of approval away from being able to accept bids for work on its new, roughly $46 million middle/high school.
Police investigate vandalism reports in Portage Twp.
State police have received reports of vandalism at homes and a business in the Portage Township area.
A resident said Christmas decorations were destroyed at at least three homes around Wesley Avenue.
- Local briefs 12/5/2013
Portage area vandals hamper Christmas spirit by destroying decorations
State police have received reports of vandalism in the Portage Township area. A resident said Christmas decorations were destroyed at at least three homes around Wesley Avenue.
Local reaction to Salvation Army's plea stuns local leader
Response following the Salvation Army’s plea for help supplying toys for needy children was overwhelming, Maj. Joseph Pawlowski said.
Somerset taxes soar
Somerset County taxes are expected to rise nearly 21⁄2 mills next year.
New 911 system planned
Somerset County will begin its switch to a new 911 radio communications system next year.
DUI victims remembered
Michele Ezykowsky awoke in June 2006 to a phone call and words she’ll never forget.
A DUI crash had claimed her husband’s life.
Gov candidate touts strategy for development
Citing his success as mayor of Allentown, Ed Pawlowski says it will take hard work by both political parties to bring jobs and economic development to Pennsylvania, but the most important thing is to establish the vision for everyone to strive to achieve.
“There doesn’t seem to be any coherent strategy coming from the state,” Pawlowski said Monday during a campaign stop in Johnstown.
City income-tax boost to fund police, codes officer
When Johnstown officials unveil their 2014 budget on Dec. 11, it is expected to include money for two additional police officers and a new codes enforcement officer.
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