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  • Central Cambria contract talks still unresolved

    The Central Cambria school board remains mired in contract negotiations with the Pennsylvania State Education Association. District educators have been working without a contract since June 2012.

    July 14, 2014

  • memorial Johnstown police: Oakhurst shooting victim ‘a stand-up guy’

    Tyrone Williams joined the Johnstown Regional Police Academy hopeful that he could convince young offenders it was never too late to straighten out their lives, an academy instructor said.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo 3 Stories

  • murder folo Authorities ask for public’s help with Oakhurst shooting investigation

    Johnstown police and the district attorney’s office are asking the public’s help in finding the person who gunned down a police academy recruit early Sunday.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo 3 Stories

  • sign Moxham merchant’s plea to end bloodshed a sign of the times?

    The sign outside Stan Oliver’s Moxham auto shop is a plea for peace in troubling times.
    “Please stop the killings,” it says.

    July 14, 2014 1 Photo

  • phillips_becker Duke ups offer by $6.3M

    The price for Conemaugh Health System has gone up $6.3 million during negotiations since its proposed acquisition by Duke LifePoint Healthcare was announced March 14.

    July 3, 2014 2 Photos

  • vickroy_3 Conemaugh officials provide look at how decision was made

    Testimony at Wednesday’s hearing for Conemaugh Health System’s proposed sale included an insider’s look at how the system’s board decided to sell and also a competitor’s concerns for the future.

    July 3, 2014 2 Photos

  • traffic 3 More expected to hit the road for 4th

    The biggest birthday party of the year kicks off Thursday and runs through late Sunday amid predictions that more of us will be taking to the highway than in the past couple of years.
    The American Automobile Association is predicting that more than 31 million people will travel 50 miles or more from home despite it costing more to fill up the tank.

    July 2, 2014 1 Photo

  • ‘Connecting people’ aim of effort in city

    Nextdoor is the online equivalent of a front porch, backyard, church basement or any other place neighbors gather to discuss matters that affect them.
    The social networking service’s goal is to help develop community ties in a modern world where the person living two doors down might be a complete stranger. Recently, some Johnstown residents started using the site.

    July 2, 2014

  • CTC recognized for hiring vets

    Warriors returning to the homestead after their tours of duty endure several obstacles on the way to a healthy, beneficial reintegration.

    July 2, 2014

  • route 403 tree ‘Rash of fatalities’

    A series of incidents where trees fell on passing cars – including a tragic fatal crash last week in Somerset County –  should have private property owners taking stock of conditions along highways, a local forest specialist said.

    July 1, 2014 2 Photos

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