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Patient heads to trial in hospital assault

A West Carroll Township man will appear in Cambria County court, accused of throwing urine at a nurse at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, authorities said.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-11-15 19:45:00

Arcurio named schools chief at Greater Johnstown

Arcurio, who currently serves as the assistant to the superintendent, will step into her new role Nov. 27 and will retain the position through June 30, 2023.


Weather brings crashes across Cambria-Somerset region

A woman driving a Dodge Caravan north on 219 lost control of her vehicle, which hit the guide rail, township police officer Rob Ellenberger said.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-11-15 16:43:00

6 News Investigates: Digging up trouble? Sewer work causing homes to end up under water

"I called my son and he said 'Dad it's not water, it's sewage," Hockenberry said. "There was actual toilet paper and crap coming up out of the floor."

WJAC TV - 2018-11-15 17:00:01

Cause of Kernville fire ‘undetermined’

A blaze that destroyed a Kernville home last week likely started on the second floor, but its years of deterioration will likely prevent anyone from determining how it started, a state police fire marshal said.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-11-15 02:30:00

Fire marshal: Johnstown fire ruled undetermined

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) —A fire that destroyed a house in Johnstown last week was ruled undetermined according to State Police Fire Marshal Chet Bell.It happened Nov 8 in the Kernville section of the city around 9 a.m. on Everhart Street.Bell said the fire started on the second floor of the abandoned

WJAC TV - 2018-11-15 14:52:26

Parade, Light-Up Night to kick off holiday season

The celebration, which includes Light-Up Night, will begin at 6:30 p.m. Friday. It is sponsored by Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership.

TRIBDEM.COM - 2018-11-16 02:15:00

Johnstown man charged with strangling girl, 12

A Johnstown man was jailed on Tuesday, accused of biting a 12-year-old girl on the arm and attempting to strangle her while indecently assaulting her, authorities said.


Johnstown man charged for raping a minor in his van

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) —A Johnstown man is facing charges after police said he had sex with a minor in his van.Police said Shawquay Joyner knew the victim was a minor.According to the criminal complaint, Joyner began taking off the victim's clothes and she told him no.The complaint said the two smoke


What to expect from first snow storm of the season

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) —Municipalities and agencies across the area are preparing for the first snow storm of the season.Snow and ice are expected early Thursday morning across Bedford and Somerset counties.The storm will spread northward quickly throughout the morning.Travel delays and disruptions a

WJAC TV - 2018-11-14 16:03:26

Letter to the editor | Fly out of Johnstown at your own risk

After countless, unproductive experiences, with the Johnstown carrier, I continued on to California without my bag.


Police: City man smoked pot with, raped preteen

A Johnstown man was jailed on Tuesday, accused of raping a 12-year-old girl sometime between January 2017 and January 2018, authorities said.


Missing Homer City man found dead

Investigators reported Christopher Anderson, who was reported missing Monday evening, was found dead about 10:30 a.m. along Old Route 119 north of Homer City at the intersection with Lucerne Road Extension, near Club Savoy.

INDIANA GAZETTE - 2018-11-14 14:54:00

Johnstown Christmas Parade and Light-up Night- December 16th, 2018

Johnstown's Hometown Christmas will be held Friday, November 16, 2018 starting at 4:00pm in Downtown Johnstown. This is a free event organized by the Discover Downtown Johnstown Partnership.


Local municipalities prepare for first winter storm

"If it's raining, we're all happy. If it gets freezing rain, well, then we go out and apply salt and the anti-skid (material) to (the roads) to get some grit on the road for the traveling public."

WJAC TV - 2018-11-14 19:18:01

211 helpline expands service in Cambria and Somerset counties

“Bringing text and chat on to accompany calling was just another way which we could benefit the residents of Cambria and Somerset (counties),” said Community Relationship Manager Matt Spangler. “This makes it easy for someone to reach out in a moment of need. Like I said before, you never know when

WJAC TV - 2018-11-14 19:25:47

Altoona man killed in Harrisburg area crash

Gustine DeGennaro, 81, owner of DeGennaro's Used Cars in Greenwood, was a passenger in a car when it crashed on I-283 South in Dauphin County Friday morning. He was taken to Hershey Medical Center and died from his injuries on November 10.

WTAJ - 2018-11-14 18:51:36

Johnstown holds 22nd annual Veterans Day parade

High school bands from across the area performed, marching with veterans organizations, Veterans of Foreign Wars posts, American Legion posts and Scouts.


Johnstown airport leaders laud new airline

Over the first 12 days of operation, the airline carried an average of 14.5 passengers a day, Chairman James Loncella said at Tuesday’s Johnstown-Cambria County Airport Authority meeting.


Justin Moore coming to Johnstown arena

Country music singer and songwriter Justin Moore, with special guests Cody Johnson and Eric Paslay, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 16 at 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial, 326 Napoleon St., downtown Johnstown.