Casey targets heroin
The heroin trade has brought addiction, death, violence and theft to Johnstown and other Pennsylvania communities.
Figuring out how to deal with those issues is difficult for local, state and federal officials.
Drive-in to open with high-tech projector
Drive-in movie theaters and the term “state of the art” seldom share the same sentence.
But that will soon be the case for the Silver Drive-In, it’s owner said. The Scalp Avenue site, often marketed as a nostalgic summer night escape, soon will boast a high-end projector capable of displaying the latest and greatest blockbusters in razor sharp high-definition, theater owner Rick Rosco said.
Sheetz work underway
Earthmoving is underway at Richland Town Centre for a nearly 6,500-square-foot Sheetz store.
And the real estate broker marketing the land says a 3,000-square-foot retail building will be built next door.
Judge fills City Council vacancy
A lifelong Johnstown resident who has never sought election to public office was named Thursday to fill the vacancy on City Council.
VIDEO | Volunteers ‘blitz build’ replacement home for Upper Yoder man
One week ago, Joey Varmecky had almost nothing.
In October, a flue fire claimed his Swank Street home. That night, Varmecky, a deaf and partially blind man who doesn’t speak, showed up on the doorstep of his friend’s home. His feet were covered only by a pair of stockings.
Bill would help identify unclaimed remains of veterans
The cremated remains of an estimated 47,000 veterans are stored throughout the United States, sometimes in nothing more than nondescript metal canisters on shelves.
Lucky Seward man finds ticket to riches
People often play the lottery and dream about the things they would do if they won the big one.
That dream came true for Karl Kadi of Seward, who won $1 million on a $20 Max-A-Million scratch-off lottery ticket.
No suspects in Moxham shooting
Johnstown police are searching for the person who shot and killed one man Sunday morning in Moxham and wounded another man.
Zachary G. Andrews, 21, died of multiple gunshot wounds to the chest and head inside a duplex in the 700 block of Grove Avenue, Chief Deputy Coroner Jeffrey Lees said.
CTC eliminates 16 jobs from Richland site
A companywide restructuring at Concurrent Technologies Corp. has prompted the company to cut 23 employees from its workforce nationwide, including 16 at its Richland location, CTC officials said.
Passover meal provides lesson on Jewish history, culture
Around 120 people joined at sundown Monday at Beth Sholom Congregation in Westmont for Passover seder meal.
As the synagogue has opened the meal to community members of all faiths for more than 10 years, Jews made up the minority, according to Rabbi Irvin Brandwein.
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