Independent hopefuls may widen gubernatorial field
Just when Pennsylvania voters are getting used to the idea of a gubernatorial election showdown between Republican incumbent Tom Corbett and Democratic challenger Tom Wolf, other hopefuls may soon be joining the fray.
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Guiding the way: Summer Academy aims to build visually impaired students' independence
Students and staff for the Summer Academy for the visually impaired traverse the high ropes course at Stone Valley on Sunday, July 27, 2014.
Summer Academy at Penn State Helps Prepare Blind Students for College
Madeline Link, a junior in high school from Allentown, feels the rope ladder that leads to the high-ropes course at Stone Valley Vertical Adventures on Sunday.
VIDEO | NAACP honors Heritage Leaders
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.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
'Best friends killing friends': Kids share concerns about drugs, bullying, shootings
Cindy O'Connor and Heidi Niebauer of Goodwill's GoodGuides mentoring program put together a panel of high school and middle school students, who met with a team of editors, reporters and photographers.
'Just be a kid': Coping with help from family and each other
Colt Bopp, a 16-year-old Greater Johnstown junior, said he avoids the violent, criminal element when he can.
Kids:a SFuture bright, but it might be somewhere else
"I'm going to Florida," said 14-year-old Jaiel Anthony. He said he'll live with his grandmother once he turns 18, and from there he'll make his way to the West Coast.
Michele M. Bender | Scenic road to recovery
Father's Day afternoon I flopped in my recliner and forced myself to do some bookkeeping.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
A fundraiser for Wolf in the HQ of a top Corbett ally
A LOCAL POLITICIAN and two lawyers are hosting a campaign fundraiser next week at a Philly law firm for Tom Wolf , the Democratic nominee for governor.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Conemaugh patient volume falls short of projections as cost-cutting boosts margins
Conemaugh Health System, a three-hospital group that is being taken over by Duke LifePoint, reported a 1.5% operating margin for fiscal 2014, ahead of expectations, on the strength of its hospital division.The Johnstown, Pa.-based system booked a net surplus of $28.3 million on $1.2 billion in... For the best experience of ModernHealthcare.com on ... (more)
VIDEO | Police: 16-year-old Oakhurst shooting victim won't cooperate with investigators
Johnstown Police Chief Craig Foust speaks with reporters during an afternoon press conference regarding Thursday's early morning shooting in the city's Oakhurst section.
City police investigating shooting in Oakhurst area
Johnstown police were dispatched at 12:23 a.m. Thursday to the area surrounding building 36 of the Oakhurst Homes.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, T.O.R.
Very Rev. Father Christian R. Oravec, T.O.R., 77, of the Third Order Regular Franciscans of the Province of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, died suddenly on Saturday at Conemaugh Hospital, Johnstown.
Sat Jul 19, 2014
Pat Shingleton: "The Big One, The Another"
Following the Johnstown Pennsylvania Flood of 1889, a flood control system was constructed in the Little Conemaugh Valley to withstand a 100 year flood.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Johnstown residents torn over how to treat teen offenders
Johnstown area residents were conflicted Thursday over whether a juvenile deserves to spend the rest of his or her life in prison if convicted of murder.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Johnstown company gets $1 million
A Johnstown company will receive a $1 million state grant for continued expansion of it operation.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
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.
Police recruit killed in Western Pa. city
The Tribune-Democrat said 42-year-old Tyrone Williams was shot multiple times early Sunday at the Oakhurst Homes in Johnstown in Cambria County.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Two shot in Hornerstown; police seeking answers
Johnstown police are looking for the person or persons responsible for shooting two men at the same time and in the same neighborhood early Saturday afternoon.
Fri Jul 11, 2014
Allstate Victory Awarded, Fairless 8-Ball Next
Allstate Insurance Company recently awarded a custom Arlen Ness Victory Cross Country to local Johnstown, Pa.