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1 dead in Bedford County crash

A two-vehicle crash south of Hyndman Friday night claimed one life, state police said. State police said Brianna Shaffer, 23, of Hyndman, was pronounced dead at the scene. (MGN) LONDONDERRY TOWNSHIP - A two-vehicle crash south of Hyndman Friday night claimed one life, state police said. State police

WJAC TV - 2017-09-23 14:52:21

Editorial | Laurels and barbs

Laurel: St. Francis University and Mount Aloysius College cemented their local rankings as top institutes of learning, according to U.S. News and World Report's annual "Best Colleges" list. St. Francis ranked 18th among 187 regional universities in the northern region, up from 26th in the previous r

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-23 04:45:00

Allegany outlasts Northern, 3-1

ACCIDENT - Jayna Michael had a triple-double to help Allegany take a thrilling match at Northern 3-1 Thursday evening. The Campers won by game scores of 26-24, 25-20, 27-29 and 25-20. Michael finished with 15 service points, 10 kills, 13 digs and an ace. Shay Babich made 27 digs, had 29 assists, mad

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

Hyndman woman killed in car crash

State police in Bedford said 23-year-old Brianna Shaffer of Hyndman pulled out from Countryview Lane into the path of a Dodge Ram pickup truck headed south. Police said Shaffer, who was driving a Chevrolet HHR, was turning left onto Route 96 to head north when a southbound truck, driven by 56-year-o

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Saxton church celebrates 100th anniversary

The congregation of St. Michael the Archangel Orthodox Church, Saxton, will celebrate the church's 100th anniversary during the 10 a.m. Sunday service. A banquet will be served following the service. The service will also celebrate the 117th anniversary of the Orthodox Greek Catholic community of Wo

ALTOONA MIRROR - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Walk to End Alzheimer's scheduled for Saturday

The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer's will be held Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at Windber Recreation Park along Route 160. Registration will begin at 8 a.m., with the opening ceremony at 9 and the 2-mile walk starting at 9:30. There will be snacks for participants as well as entertainmen

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 03:25:00

Merkel bids for fourth term as Germans head to the polls

German chancellor Angela Merkel, front left, is accompanied by Stralsund mayor Alexander Badrow, third right, as she takes a stroll through the old town of Stralsund, at the Baltic Sea, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017 one day ahead of Germany's general elections on Sunday. (Jens Buettner/dpa via A

WJAC TV - 2017-09-24 09:08:38

Somerset County Mobile Food Bank Sporting Clays winners

The Somerset County Mobile Food Bank held its first sporting clays tournament Saturday at Buffer Creek Sporting Clays near Sipesville. The winers, from left, are front row: Jessica Spangler, Stoystown, first place women, Mary Woy, Somerset, second place women, and Linnie Will, Somerset, third place

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-23 22:12:00

Troopers overjoyed with turnout to Camp Cadet Cruise-In

The Stoystown Auto Sales lot was nearly filled with classic cars, modified motorcycles and military machines on Saturday. Tpr. Jeff Brock said that more than 200 cars attended the cruise-in for Camp Cadet. "It's our biggest year yet," said the director of the Somerset County cadets. "It's great for

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-24 02:00:00

Veterinarian attends equine lecture, lab

Dr. Kristin Abderhalden, practitioner at Spruce Run Equine Veterinary Association, Stoystown, has attended the Missiouri Veterinary Medical Association's fall equine dentistry lecture and wet lab in Union, Montana. The course covered oral cavity anatomy/physiology; dental instruments and techniques;

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-23 21:26:00

Windber, Johnstown men jailed on drug charges

A Windber man and a Johnstown man were jailed Thursday after police said they found the men with drugs at a Sheetz convenience store in the city's Moxham section. Justin P. Gearty Jr., 35, of the 700 block of Third Street in Mine 37, and Brian O. Hartman, 51, of the 100 block of Village Street, both

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-23 03:15:00

Guardsman accused of threatening VP charged in federal court

Charges were filed in federal court Thursday against a National Guardsman from Somerset County who allegedly threatened to kill Vice President Mike Pence. William Robert Dunbar, 22, of Main Street, Berlin, "knowingly and willfully made a threat against" Pence on Sept. 8, according to a criminal comp

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 02:24:00

Beaverdale woman waives arson case case to county court

A Beaverdale woman will appear in Cambria County court on charges of trying to burn down the house next door three times because she was "sick of looking at it," authorities said. Rose M. Meier, 63, of the 400 block of Cameron Avenue, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Thursday before Distric

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-22 17:39:00

Fire departments sharpen skills with structural burn

Portage, Cambria County, Pa. - Volunteer firefighters in our region spent the day battling flames to better their skills. "Firefighting is definitely in my blood, it's been a family tradition for sure." 5th generation firefighter Calem Illig is battling these flames to keep his skills up to date. T

WTAJ - 2017-09-23 23:09:07

WATCH VIDEO: Berlin's balanced offense runs over Conemaugh Township

BERLIN - Coach Doug Paul's offense looks a bit different than it has in the past few years. There's no Braden Fochtman or Cole Booth putting up eye-popping numbers from the running back position but this year's team can hit opponents with multiple weapons, which is what happened Friday night, as the

TRIBDEM.COM - 2017-09-23 10:55:00

Berlin man charged with threatening vice president now in federal court

The case against a Berlin man accused of threatening to kill the vice president will be heard in federal court. The Cambria County district attorney withdrew charges Thursday against 22-year-old William Robert Dunbar, who was scheduled to have a preliminary hearing at 1 p.m. An hour later, Dunbar wa

DAILY AMERICAN ONLINE - 2017-09-22 02:03:42

Driver ran away after wreck on Fort Avenue

CUMBERLAND - A Lonaconing man who wrecked his vehicle and fled on foot, according to Cumberland police, was found and arrested. Authorities said Michael Robert Buskirk, 27, crashed on Fort Avenue on Saturday. Police found him a short distance away, but said Buskirk began arguing and causing a scene

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 12:07:00

Wreck closes Crosstown Bridge overnight

CUMBERLAND - A 12:30 a.m. motor vehicle accident closed the eastbound lane of Interstate 68 on Cumberland's Crosstown Bridge and resulted in the transport of one person to the Western Maryland Regional Medical Center. The Allegany County 911 Center said the roadway was reopened to traffic at 1:17 a.

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 11:33:00

City man jailed without bond on two violation charges

CUMBERLAND - A 26-year-old Cumberland man was taken into custody by city police on Saturday and is in the Allegany County Detention Center without bond, charged with a pair of violations Rodney James Iliff Jr. is alleged to have violated conditions of a previous probation. At the time police served

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 11:01:00

Secretary of commerce to speak at TGCC meeting

CUMBERLAND - Maryland Secretary of Commerce Mike Gill will speak at the next meeting of The Greater Cumberland Committee on Oct. 5 at 11:30 a.m. at the Rocky Gap Casino Resort, Allegany "A" Room. Gill is a business leader with four decades of experience as an entrepreneur, technology executive, inv

CUMBERLAND TIMES-NEWS - 2017-09-24 10:00:00