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  • Storm sparks reports of lightning strikes

    A fast-moving rainstorm generated reports of lightning strikes throughout parts of southern Cambria County early Sunday evening.

    July 27, 2014

  • pow28 Mount Olive church members reach out to those in need

    The members of Mount Olive United Methodist Church mark their faith by using a tape measure.
    The mission team of the Sidman area church uses tools such as tape measures to complete construction and repair projects to improve life for people in need and to help nonprofit organizations.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Kernville Reunion will recall days gone by

    The 37th annual Kernville Reunion will start at noon Aug. 9 at Lorain Borough Park, 503 Green Valley St., and organizers are hopeful it’ll attract current and former area residents, especially people who attended Joseph Johns Junior High School.

    July 27, 2014

  • Today's Funerals July 28, 2014

    July 27, 2014

  • Creany, Judge Timothy Proceeds will pay off health system debt

    Conemaugh Health Foundation won’t be getting all of the $111.3 million cash portion from Conemaugh Health System’s acquisition by Duke LifePoint Healthcare.
    Information received by The Tribune-Democrat shows some of the health system’s debt will be paid off from the proceeds.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • naacp1 VIDEO | NAACP honors Heritage Leaders

    Bertha Hill of downtown Johnstown was in her late 30s when Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated. From her birth and throughout her formative years, Jim Crow laws were in effect, barring her and other African-American citizens from becoming equal members of U.S. society.
    She now lives in a drastically different world.

    July 27, 2014 2 Photos

  • Michele Bender MICHELE M. BENDER | Scenic road to recovery

    I thought this busy summer wore me out.
    Father’s Day afternoon I flopped in my recliner and forced myself to do some bookkeeping. I licked an envelope and gasped. No spit, only blood ... as if Hannibal Lecter just served me lunch.

    July 27, 2014 1 Photo

  • Antiques of all kinds coming to Somerset

    Antiques from collectibles to cars will be on display at the 44th annual Somerset Antique Show, scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 9 on the streets of Uptown Somerset.

    July 26, 2014

  • Local News in Brief | PennVest awards $16M to area projects

    Three Cambria County municipalities were awarded more than $16.2 million in through the Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority.

    July 26, 2014

  • Births | 7/27/14

    July 26, 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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