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ATV blast ready to roll at Rock Run
Organizers are keeping the spirit of the Fisher’s ATV Reunion at Rock Run Recreation Area alive despite losing the support of the award-winning Outdoor Channel TV show “Fisher’s ATV World.” Now called the Rock Run ATV Summer Blast, the event will continue to offer demonstration rides, motor competitions, product vendors, live music, camping and trail riding.
Preservationists use age-old method at historic site
Preservation work on two historic culverts associated with the Allegheny Portage Railroad National Historic Site has been completed. The culverts were reconstructed using a variety of techniques, including dry stone masonry, which was used to build the culverts more than 180 years ago.
- Local briefs 7/30/2014
Officer, civilian motorist injured in crash
A Johnstown police officer who was responding to an emergency and one other driver were taken to the hospital after they were injured in a three-vehicle accident around 5:40 p.m. Tuesday on Railroad Street at the intersection with Clinton Street and Church Avenue.
The Johnstown Fire Department said that the three occupants of the third vehicle were not injured.
Report: Local jobless rate up in June
A report released Tuesday by the Department of Labor and Industry showed an increase in unemployment locally from 6.4 to 7.1 percent in June.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Detroit dealer admits role in Johnstown heroin ring, could face life in prison
For more than a year, Kenneth “Kane” Carter ran his drug ring like a fine-tuned business, federal prosecutors said following his 2012 indictment.
Bedford teen killed in crash
A 16-year-old Bedford boy was killed early Tuesday in a Cumberland Valley Township crash, state police said.
Ruling: Blair County standoff suspect not entitled to rights
An appeals court says an Altoona police officer wasn’t entitled to have his rights read to him before he spoke to fellow officers who had surrounded his home during a standoff two years ago.
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