13 hrs ago
Police: Drunk Prowler Stole Only Couple's Candy
Police say a central Pennsylvania couple saw a man urinating with his pants down around his ankles moments before he broke into their home and grabbed a handful of Chick-O-Sticks from their candy bowl. Online court records don't list an attorney for 29-year-old Earl Munoz who remained jailed Tuesday.
16 hrs ago
Christian Science Monitor
College move-in day: What would Henry David Thoreau say?
Stephanie Seibert, a management major from Pittsburgh, unpacks in her dorm room during freshman move-in day at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, in Johnstown, Pa. On the fourth-floor landing of the stairwell that led to my daughter Eve's sixth-floor dorm room, I stopped, caught my breath, and thought of Henry David Thoreau's famous pronouncement on the complications of consumerism: "Most of the luxuries, and many of the so-called comforts of life, are not only not indispensable, but positive hindrances to the elevation of mankind.
19 hrs ago
Tuesday September 16 2014
POLICE HAVE RELEASED A PROFILE OF THE SUSPECT WANTED FOR AMBUSHING 2 STATE TROOPERS AT A BARRACKS IN PIKE COUNTY FRIDAY NIGHT. EXPERTS SAY THE GUNMAN USED A RIFLE AND MAY HAVE HAD FORMAL FIREARM TRAINING.
Mon Sep 15, 2014
New book keeps engine's legend on track
After a pictorial book about one of the region's most storied locomotives laid the track, two authors are hoping their latest paperback will help the engine's legend pick up steam. With "The Clinchfield No.
Prostate cancer activists launch 'the finger' campaign to stem decline in testing
Kristine Warner wanted an eye-catching way to encourage men to talk to their doctors about the complicated, controversial subject of prostate cancer screening. The finger in question, of course, is the one a physician puts up a man's rectum to feel for cancer in his prostate gland.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Harry C. Clark
He was born in Johnstown, son of the late Lawrence W. and Ruth Ann Clark. He married Arlene E. Balchin on Aug. 4, 1979, in Luray, Va.
Sun Aug 31, 2014
In his position, Makowiecki, a 2003 graduate of Bishop Guilfoyle Catholic High School and a 2008 graduate of Mount Aloysius College, supervises 60 employees and is responsible for establishing and maintaining an accurate, efficient, consistent and patient-centered admission and registration process.
Sat Aug 30, 2014
Johnstown schools to provide free breakfast, lunch
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Fri Aug 29, 2014
Thanks to the Internet, the schemers have been busier than ever. It's especially difficult when the perpetrators hide behind official looking logos or with appealing notices like "You have won!" or that "there's an official check in the mail awaiting you."
Labor Day Festivals and Fairs
Some call it the symbolic final weekend of summer. But Labor Day Weekend in these parts has become one of the busiest weekends for festivals featuring live entertainment, and this year is no exception.
Springettsbury hires first female township manager
The Springettsbury Township Board of Supervisors announced this morning it has a hired a new township manager to replace John Holman, who resigned in May. Denne has served as the manager for the boroughs of Dormont and Ambridge in Pennsylvania, and most recently served as the city manager for Johnstown, Pa.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Trial slated to open in Pa. car wash slaying
Opening statements are expected Thursday in the trial of a man charged in the stabbing death of his estranged girlfriend at a western Pennsylvania car wash a year ago.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
Winery to make debut in Portage
But with help from family friend John Bertuzzi and a lot of practice, Krinjeck perfected the process and began to make new wines.
Fri Aug 22, 2014
Sentence in 2011 western Pa. slaying upheld
An appeals court has upheld the 25- to 50-year sentence of a man convicted in a 2011 shooting death outside a western Pennsylvania housing project.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
ID card records show Corbett adviser at Ed Dept.
The state Education Department is releasing electronic ID card records that indicate embattled former secretary Ron Tomalis was at headquarters working 126 days this year.