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WATCH VIDEO | Free dinner offers Hope 4 Johnstown
Tom Schuster and his son, Lamont, 5, of Johnstown, were among the more than 100 people who attended “Healing for the Community,” a free dinner sponsored by Hope 4 Johnstown, which hopes to stop violent deaths in Cambria County. The dinner was held Thursday, July 19, 2018, at Greater Johnstown Middle
Megan's law offender caught in Johnstown
He was arraigned Wednesday by on-call District Judge Mary Ann Zanghi of Vinco on charges of flight to avoid apprehension, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia. Gary was sent to Cambria County Prison after failing to post 10 percent of $60,000.
Woman gets 5 to 15 years in slaying of Johnstown native
Allegheny County prosecutors said she then threw away the knife, went home, showered and washed her clothes.
Man gets life in prison for murder outside Johnstown bar
A third man, Jeremy Woodard, pleaded no contest to aggravated assault conspiracy and was sentenced to six to 20 years.
The second 'great flood' to hit Johnstown was in 1977
It was, however, the third flood to devastate the town in Cambria County - the first in1889killed more than 2,000 people, the second in1936killed two dozen people and the 1977 flood killed 84 people.
Police: Hiram G. Andrews guard stole thousands' worth of equipment
Upper Yoder Township police Chief Donald Hess told 6 News Varner has admitted to stealing $19,000 worth of portable radios, batteries, chargers and microphones from the security department at the state facility.
Site of mobile home park arsons up for tax sale
The entire development is up for tax sale this year, said June Rizzo, head of the Somerset County Tax Claim Bureau.
Memories of 1977 come flooding back
Johnstown’s 1977 flood, which occurred 41 years ago this week, is already an event that is deeply ingrained into the city’s rich history, but, at the same time, a memory that many current residents can still recall in vivid firsthand detail.
U.S. Marshals make arrests in Somerset County
Lloyd Henry Martin Jr., 36, was apprehended at a residence in the 400 block of Twin Hills Road, Friedens. Martin is charged by Somerset Borough Police with failing to provide accurate registration, as was required by Megan’s Law. Martin also had an outstanding probation warrant from Somerset County.
Coney Island Lunch reopens in downtown Johnstown
Coney Island reopened on Monday, July 16, 2018, in downtown Johnstown. New owner Taylor Clark celebrates with a ribbon cutting and invites everyone in for a hot dog.By Todd Berkeytberkey@tribdem.com
2 Johnstown residents plead guilty to federal drug charges
Prosecutors said Joseph Prave III, 52, pleaded guilty to distributing less than 100 grams of heroin on Jan. 26, 2016.
WATCH VIDEO | High anxiety: Somerset mobile home park residents on edge after latest in series of arsons
For the second time this week, nearby residents spotted possible suspects near the scene and gave chase, Somerset police Chief Randy Cox said.
Convicted murderer gets life sentence in 2014 shooting
According to court documents filed in the case, Judge Linda Fleming handed down a sentence of life in prison, plus 51/2 to 12 years, to Joshua Nathaniel Cambric, 37, who was charged with the death of Phillips on March 30, 2014, in the parking lot of Edder’s Den in Johnstown’s Oakhurst section.
Johnstown man jailed on gun charge
City police charged Shaquan Zamark Reid, 22, of the 600 block of Park Avenue, with illegal possession of a firearm, altering the manufacturer number of a firearm, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.
One person taken to hospital after shooting in Johnstown's West End
Johnstown police are investigating a shooting in the city's West End that sent one person to the hospital.The shooting was reported at 2:20 a.m. Monday in the 100 block of Leslie Street.City police and West End EMS responded. One person was taken to Conemaugh Memorial Medical on Franklin Street.Chec
Cherry Lane Estates hit with 11th arson
Somerset, Liste, Friedens and Rockwood fire departments responded to a structure fire at 157 Cherry Lane at 2:05 a.m. Wednesday Morning. This is the eleventh fire at Cherry Lane Estates. Somerset Police are still investigating. Staff photos by Matthew Toth.
Warrant issued for convicted arsonist
State police issued arrest warrants for 19 people Tuesday, including Tyler Hill, 22, whose last known address was Kittanning.
Local kids learn about river sports in Johnstown
The children also learned how to paddle board and river surf. "It's great to see them transform from sort of that nervousness, uncertainty, not knowing what the day's going to be like, to once they get in the water, once they get behind a camera, behind the lens, really seeing them open up, allowing
New Johnstown trails to boost economy
Cambria County, Pa. - Conservation and recreation officials in Cambria County want to build trails through Johnstown. However, they need the public's input.
‘You can’t wait until college’: Operators of new private school hope to keep the next generation in Johnstown
With the first day of school set for Aug. 27, Josh and Ashley Barbin will operate Zion Preparatory Schoolhouse, catering to students in grades seven to 12.