Panel sets Flight 93 crash site value at $1.5 million
The site where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed on Sept. 11, 2001, is worth more than the government paid for it but far less than the former owner claimed, according to a commission report released Monday.
Councilman proposes options to ease homeowners’ painful sewer hookup costs
Johnstown City Councilman Joseph Taranto wants to significantly change the steps residents must take in order to connect to the city’s new sanitary sewer system.
$160G grant secured for park projects
Work could be underway by fall 2014 to redevelop a second whitewater “drop” in the Stonycreek River and add restrooms at Greenhouse Park, planners said Monday.
Somerset Social Security office closing
On Monday, the Social Security Administration announced the doors will be closed on March 21.
Eight employees work at the 451 Aberdeen Drive headquarters. All are scheduled to be relocated to offices in neighboring areas. “No employee will lose his/her job,” said Aidan Diviny, a public affairs specialist for the administration’s Philadelphia region, in a written statement.
Judge nixes photos of attack re-enactment
A Cambria County judge ruled Monday that the prosecution will not be permitted to use photographs taken by police re-enacting the alleged murder of a Beaverdale man in the upcoming trial of Gregory Russell Conzo.
‘Right on track’: Fall weather favorable for Route 219 project
The region’s weather this fall hasn’t always been pretty.
Think below normal temperatures, rain and even a little snow.
Hunter fatally shot in Adams Twp.
A fatal hunting accident occurred Saturday afternoon in Adams Township.
Hot sounds on a chilly night
With the perfect accent of new-fallen snow on the ground, the Roxbury Bandshell came alive with Christmas spirit on Sunday night.
Nativities on display at church festival
All nativities, regardless of their different styles, share one common trait.
They all have a baby Jesus as the focal point.
Somerset taxes soar
Somerset County taxes are expected to rise nearly 21⁄2 mills next year.
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