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A City Imperiled: Johnstown's River Walls at Risk of Failure  U.S. News & World Report

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Rusted beams, overgrown tree branches and shrubs accompanied by excessive amounts of moss show the signs of age and ...

Catholic Youth hoops tournament makes return to Johnstown

The 2019 Pennsylvania State Catholic Youth Organization (CYO) Boys Grade School Basketball Tournament returns to Johnstown this weekend.

5 area teams pick up top seeds in District 6 baseball, softball playoffs

Five area teams earned No. 1 seeds in the upcoming District 6 baseball and softball playoffs, with seedings released on Tuesday.

Scholastic softball/baseball roundup | Windber softball seniors reach milestones

Windber senior Baylee Roxby recorded her 500th career strikeout and senior Kait Carney notched her 50th career hit in a 7-4 loss at Portage.

Math, Civics and Science brings end to North Star's season

There is obviously a huge difference between the high school basketball culture in the city of Philadelphia and that of Somerset County, but by the same token, ...

Former Bishop McCort principal Salem: I was never told that Baker was a pedophile

The fall 2000 edition of The Tradition, a Bishop McCort High School newsletter, had a celebratory and heartfelt story about Brother Stephen Baker, along with a ...

Key contests highlight area schedule | Sports |

We've reached the point of the spring sports season where individual athletes and teams are sensing the postseason coming near. Intensity ramps up, while ...

Cambria-Somerset OYW selects winners | News

Nicole Khouzami, of Cambria County, and Hannah Oliver, of Somerset County, were named winners during the Cambria-Somerset Outstanding Young Woman ...

17 area players selected to play in all-star basketball game

The 14th annual Altoona Mirror Classic will take place at Penn State-Altoona's Adler Athletic Complex on Friday. Seventeen players from The ...

'I told him to get a new tie and suit because he was going to be on '60 Minutes,'' judge told Shapiro before g  Allentown Morning Call

Judge Normal Krumenacker III, who oversaw the Pennsylvania grand jury investigation of sexual abuse by Catholic priests, predicted case would get attorney ...

Bishop Carroll to host Bishop's Night for Vocations

The Bishop's Night for Vocations will be held Friday at Bishop Carroll Catholic High School, 728 Benjamin Franklin Highway, Ebensburg.

Diocese: Seventh- and eighth-graders in parish-based schools will attend Bishop McCort

As schools release students for the summer months, more changes in the Johnstown area's Catholic schools were announced Friday.

Cinderella Project offers 'positivity, self-esteem building' | News

The 13th annual Cinderella Project will provide prom gowns and accessories to area high school students from noon to 3 p.m. March 16 and 23 at YWCA ...

Johnstown honors veterans | Multimedia

Annual Veterans Day parade on Main Street in Johnstown, Pa.

Scholastic baseball/softball roundup | Rockets clinch WestPAC South title

Baseball. Rockwood 12, Conemaugh Valley 1 (5): The Rockets clinched the WestPAC South for the first time in program history with a crossover triumph over ...

Scholastic basketball roundup | Booth nets 1000th in Berlin win

High School Girls. Berlin Brothersvalley 69, Meyersdale 22: In Berlin, junior Kiera Booth scored her 1,000th career point on her way to a 20-point night in the ...

Emergency personnel rescue man from icy Conemaugh River

One man was pulled from the icy water of the Stonycreek River in the Coopersdale section of Johnstown Monday afternoon.

Langerholc picked to head up Senate education committee

A Cambria County lawmaker has been picked to lead the state Senate's education committee.

Scholastic basketball roundup | Wholaver scores 1000th career point as Cambria Heights notches victory

High School Boys. Cambria Heights 67, Bald Eagle Area 56: In Wingate, Liam Wholaver scored 31 points – hitting the 1,000-point milestone along the way – as ...

Morther's Day | Ferndale third grade | Gallery

PENROSE[mdash] Russell S. III, 49, Johnstown, passed away June 8, 2019. Born April 12, 1970 to Russell and the late Rebecca Penrose Jr. Preceded in death ...

Girls High School Basketball Preview: Thomas hoping to lead McCort to new heights

The 2015-16 season ended a bit sooner than Bishop McCort's Haley Thomas had hoped that it would.

Male Spotlight Athlete of the Week | Kaden Cassidy

Kaden Cassidy is the Male Spotlight Athlete of the Week for Tuesday, March 12, 2019.

Richland thespians offer 'Clue' | News

This whodunit will have guessing until the end.Richland High School will present the comedic farce “Clue – On Stage” at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday at ...

First Lutheran Church to host Tuesday Noon Recitals, Luncheons

Tuesday Noon Recitals and Luncheons are set to resume at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St., downtown Johnstown, and feature everything from jazz to ...

History at the Point: Stadium has been site of important events  Daily American Online

By July 1927, Babe Ruth had become a national icon — the most famous and recognizable athlete in the world who belted homers at a rate never seen before ...

Police jailed two convicted felons after high-speed chase in Moxham

Two convicted felons were jailed on Saturday after one of them allegedly got behind the wheel of a stolen car and led Johnstown police on a high-speed chase ...

Scholastic baseball/softball roundup | Greater Johnstown defeats Forest Hills in softball

The Trojans sent 10 batters to the plate in the first inning on the way to a six-inning shutout victory over the visiting Rangers in a Laurel Highlands game on.

Fire crews at scene of Kernville fire | Multimedia

Firefighters spent several hours battling a blaze in a vacant, dilapidated structure in the Kernville section of Johnstown on Thursday. COUPON DEALS.

Johnstown teen ordered to trial on illegal gun charges

A Johnstown man was ordered to stand trial on Wednesday in connection with two criminal cases involving stolen firearms, authorities said.

Lushko, Thomas enter Pitt-Johnstown hall | Sports |

The Pitt-Johnstown Athletics Hall of Fame inducted the Class of 2019 on Saturday night at the Wellness Center on the Richland Township campus.

Police respond to shots fired in Johnstown | News

Johnstown Police Department officers were dispatched to the 200 block of Cypress Avenue at 4:20 a.m. Monday for a shots fired call.

Four Johnstown homicide cases from 2018 remain unsolved | News

Four of Johnstown's five homicide cases from 2018 remain under investigation.

Buffettman to perform March 23 at Ace's | News

The 14th annual Buffettman Beach Party, a fundraiser for Alternative Community Resource Program, will begin at 6 p.m. March 23 at Ace's, 316 Chestnut St. in ...

Survivor of Holocaust, Tree of Life shooting to speak in Johnstown

An Evening with Judah Samet” will be held at 6 p.m. Thursday at Heritage Discovery Center, 201 Sixth Ave., Johnstown.

Fall Family Fun Day | Multimedia

The ninth annual Fall Family Fun Day was held in Central Park on Saturday, Oct. 20., until a sudden thunderstorm cut it short.

Scholastic softball/baseball roundup | Wechtenhiser's perfect game lifts Richland past Hilltoppers

Sophomore hurler Noelle Wechtenhiser retired all 21 batters she faced in a perfect game as the Rams defeated the Hilltoppers in a Laurel Highlands contest on ...

Eight candidates vying for five seats on Greater Johnstown School Board

Eight candidates – from longtime incumbents to political newcomers – are vying for five seats on the Greater Johnstown School District Board of Directors in this ...

Two Franciscans convicted over failures in Johnstown sex-abuse case  Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Two Franciscan priests who failed to protect children from a serial sexual predator in the Johnstown area and elsewhere have been convicted, sentenced to ...

'Running in cold and rain is great weather'

Dozens embrace chilly rain to compete in the annual Morley's Run on Nov. 3, 2018, in Johnstown, Participants competed in three categories: 10-mile and 5-mile ...

Mother's Day | North Star fourth grade | Gallery

Martha L., 82, of Vintondale. (Askew-Houser,. Inc., Nanty Glo). Thomas J. "Tommy" Weir. Thomas J., "Tommy" 65, Windber. Friends received from 5 to 8 p.m. ...

Fire burns vacant Moxham home | News

Johnstown fire officials are searching for the cause of a two-alarm blaze that destroyed a vacant house in Moxham on Wednesday.

Penn Cambria girls clip Tyrone to earn spot in championship

Although she's 6 feet tall and the daughter of a man who once was a final cut of the Chicago Bulls, Ryanna Hockenos is more dedicated to do the little.

St. Mark's church to host Celtic service | News

A Celtic *service* will be held at 6:30 p.m. March 17 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, 335 Locust St., Johnstown.

$5,000 awarded to CACCC for project | News |

The Community Arts Center of Cambria County was awarded $5000 from the Robert Waters Economic Development Fund of the Community Foundation for the ...

Police: Johnstown man broke windows, slashed car tires

A Johnstown man was jailed on Saturday after he allegedly fought with police officers who arrested him for breaking windows of a house and slashing car tires, ...

AG: 4 ran 'human trafficking ring' out of parlors

Felony charges were filed Friday morning in Westmoreland County against four people who allegedly operated what Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh ...

Cambria Heights tallies 37 straight points to top Greater Johnstown

Coming into Friday's Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference game between struggling squads Cambria Heights and Greater Johnstown, it would have been ...

Lawyer, Delone Catholic close case on Penn Cambria girls

Penn Cambria couldn't overcome the torrid shooting of Delone Catholic and star guard Brooke Lawyer, falling 73-64 in the second round of the PIAA Class AAA ...

Richland nips Greater Johnstown in Altoona | Sports |

ALTOONA – Flood City combatants Greater Johnstown and Richland battled all the way down to the wire on Wednesday afternoon at Peoples Natural Gas Field, ...

Friars enter plea deals for role in Brother Baker sex abuse scandal  WJAC Johnstown

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. - Two Franciscan friars have accepted plea deals for their conduct in allowing Brother Stephen Baker to sexually abuse more than 100 ...

Bottle attack lands Johnstown man in county court

A Johnstown man was ordered to stand trial Wednesday, accused of attacking a man with an empty Vodka bottle and knocking him unconscious in a dispute ...

Alleged police assailant heads to trial | News

A Hiram G. Andrews Center student will appear in Cambria County court, accused of attacking a staff member and a police sergeant who were both taken to the ...

'Listening tour' stop over legalization of marijuana sparks up debate in Cambria County

Toward the end of a town hall at Pennsylvania Highlands Community College on Tuesday, Lt. Gov. John Fetterman asked audience members if they favored, ...

Rigby opens offices in Johnstown, Sidman | News

Newly elected state Rep. Jim Rigby, R-Ferndale, has opened two offices in the 71st Legislative District. His main office is located at 1340 Franklin St., Johnstown ...

Sports Connections | Hawkins brothers starred at McCort on way to NFL careers

Both Artrell Hawkins Jr. and Andrew Hawkins could claim accomplished football careers had they just stopped with their exploits at Bishop McCort Catholic High ...

Chamber dinner to feature former Penguins star Stevens

Former Pittsburgh Penguins star Kevin Stevens will be the featured speaker for the annual Cambria Regional Chamber of Commerce dinner.

ACRP celebrates 30th anniversary | News

The Alternative Community Resource Program will celebrate its 30th anniversary with a public celebration next week.

Second vacant house in Moxham up in flames | News

Fire investigators are searching for the cause of a blaze that gutted a house on Coleman Avenue on Tuesday. It is the second time a vacant house in the ...

Event recognizes, honors working women | News

An event to honor local woman who have helped paved the way for generations after them will be held again this year in downtown Johnstown.

Shanksville-Stonycreek finishes strong in 5-A semis | Sports |

Shanksville-Stonycreek High School used a 10-point scoring advantage in the second half to pull away from Southern Fulton 45-33 in the District 5 Class A boys ...

Johnstown police investigating West End robbery | News

Johnstown police are searching for a white male who they say held up a West End convenience store at gunpoint early Tuesday.

Conemaugh Somerset groundbreaking | Multimedia

Officials dig in for the ceremonial groundbreaking at the future site of Conemaugh Somerset.

Greater Johnstown's Myers, Smith make choices | Sports |

Greater Johnstown High School student-athletes Shaelynn Myers and Tyler Smith each announced their college choices on Wednesday during a ceremony at ...

Ken Krawchuk meets with The Tribune-Democrat | Multimedia

Ken Krawchuk described himself as the “death and taxes candidate” in this year's Pennsylvania gubernatorial election. WATCH VIDEO | Libertarian candidate ...

WATCH VIDEO: Veteran keeps up the long march: Grand marshal started annual parade as act of civil disobedience

World War II veteran Harry Plows of Johnstown has been marching in Johnstown's Veterans Day Parade longer than the parade has existed.

Democratic committee to host spring breakfast | News

The Cambria County Democratic Committee will hold its annual spring breakfast at 9 a.m. May 18.

Clapper's late heroics boost Penn Cambria girls | Sports |

With Liz Bopp at the foul line to shoot a 1-and-1 opportunity and just over 3 seconds left on the clock, the Central Cambria girls basketball team was on the.

Kasparaitis to join Chiefs alumni for Jan. 19 charity game

The Johnstown Tomahawks are proud to announce that a pre-game event will take place on Saturday, Jan. 19 involving Chiefs alumni, two ex-Penguins and ...

UPDATE: Coroner at scene of vehicle crash on Route 219; traffic backed up in northbound lanes

The Cambria County coroner has been called to the scene of a one-vehicle crash on Route 219 in Adams Township.

TIMELINE: Grand jury report on the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown  WPXI Pittsburgh

The Altoona-Johnstown report grabbed a lot of attention in the Pittsburgh area.

Homes evacuated at Meyersdale | Multimedia

Dozens of homes were evacuated around Meyersdale, and a major bridge near Johnstown was closed Sunday as waterways across the region swelled with ...

Cambria County residents charged with welfare fraud | News

Four Cambria County residents were among 178 Pennsylvanians charged with welfare fraud between Jan. 1 and March 31, according to a press release from ...

Video: Rigby takes another shot at 71st | Multimedia

Jim Rigby, in his role as the Ferndale Police Department's chief, has seen young men, who he knew since they were children playing in the neighborhood, die ...

Greater Johnstown's Moore to wrestle at Pitt-Johnstown

Greater Johnstown High School wrestler Brock Moore had heard stories about the NCAA Division II powerhouse program at Pitt-Johnstown for most of his ...

Johnstown police continue to investigate report of shots fired in Moxham

Johnstown police are investigating a report of shots fired Monday in the Moxham section of the city.

Rising water at Garrett, Pa. | Multimedia

Heavy rain caused water levels to rise quickly on Sept. 9, 2018, along the Casselman River in Somerset County, Pa.

Tribute to Women accepting nominations | News

The deadline is Friday for nominations for the YWCA Greater Johnstown annual Tribute to Women awards, which will be presented during a dinner on May 16 at ...

Cory Isenberg | Westmont grad Grados makes a splash at national meet

Michael W. Grados made a triumphant splash in his return to national competitive swimming over the weekend at the United States Masters Swimming (USMS) ...

Scholastic softball/baseball roundup | Bedford softball team edges Greater Johnstown

Raquel Imler hit an RBI single to score Hallie Sisk (2-for-4, double, two RBIs) for the winning run as the Bisons edged the visiting Trojans.

Tree, plant sale catalog now available | News

The Cambria County Conservation District is offering its 47th Annual Tree and Plant Sale catalog.

Susan Boser meets with The Tribune-Democrat | Multimedia

For years, as a professor at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Susan Boser told students that if they were troubled by what was happening in society, they ...

Johnstown man charged with rape | News

A Johnstown man is facing several counts of rape, sexual assault and aggravated indecent assault for incidents that allegedly occurred in Ebensburg Borough ...

Teen killed in vehicle crash on Route 711 | News

An Indiana County teen was killed early Monday in a one-vehicle crash on Route 711.

Northern Cambria rallies to win in return to postseason

You could forgive Logan Yonkoske and the Northern Cambria High School boys basketball team if they felt a little out of place.

Forest Hills students support police officers | News

SIDMAN – Students at Forest Hills Elementary School showed how they “Back the Blue” by sharing breakfast with police officers from across the region on ...

Alleged copper thieves jailed | Local News

Two Johnstown men were jailed on Tuesday after police allegedly caught them stealing copper from an abandoned house in the Moxham section of the city, ...

Ridgetop takes Lancaster by Storm | Sports |

For the second year in a row, the Ridgetop Storm received an automatic bid to the AAU National Tournament in Orlando, Fla. on May 24-27. Ridgetop Storm 18U ...

Former addict creates scholarship in honor of late best friend

After struggling for years with drug addiction, Johnstown native Frank Cascino decided at the age of 38 that it was time to start seeking recovery. This is when ...

Penn Cambria's Proudfit chooses to wrestle at UPJ

CRESSON – Penn Cambria senior Chase Proudfit knew at the end of his high school wrestling career that he wanted to continue into college.

No one hurt as ambulance catches fire in Johnstown

7th Ward EMS was transporting a patient to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center on Thursday when the ambulance caught fire on Franklin Street near the ...

Person hit by train in Somerset County | News

An unidentified person has been injured after being hit by a train in Somerset on Tuesday evening, according to a Somerset County 911 official.

Johnstown teen sentenced to state prison for firearm, drug charges

EBENSBURG – A Johnstown teen was sentenced to state prison Monday for firearm and drug charges that resulted from a 2018 traffic stop in the city.

WATCH VIDEO: Cause of Kernville fire listed as undetermined

Firefighters spent several hours battling a blaze in a vacant, dilapidated structure in the Kernville section of Johnstown on Thursday.

Mother's Day | Holy Name second grade | Gallery

CECCOLI[mdash] Carolyn J. "Chubby", age 80, of Indiana, died Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Rose Haven Personal Care Home. She was born in 1939 in ...

Basketball playoff capsules | District 6 boys | Sports |

The Favorite – Greater Johnstown 17-6: Ryan Durham is enjoying a very successful season in his first year at his alma mater. It has a chance to get better.

Male Spotlight Athlete of the Week | Nick Hyde

Somerset senior Nick Hyde is the Male Spotlight Athlete of the Week for Tuesday, April 9, 2019.

Scholarship aid for National Guard families moving at Capitol

HARRISBURG – Children and spouses of *service* members in the Pennsylvania National Guard would be entitled to scholarships to attend Pennsylvania's ...

Central Park set to host free Easter Egg-stravaganza event

Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership, along with the city of Johnstown, will host the Easter Egg-stravaganza event from 2 to 3 p.m. April 13 in Central Park ...

Police: Man ran away from Peniel center | News

A Johnstown man who was jailed on March 24 in connection with a stolen-vehicle case has now been charged with fleeing from a drug and alcohol treatment ...

Hockey player arraigned, accused of assaulting fans | News

A Massachusetts man was arraigned on Friday, accused of injuring two hockey fans at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial after a Johnstown ...

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