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Legislators look to study Chronic Wasting Disease in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania State Rep John Joyce is co-sponsoring a bill to provide funding for a study of Chronic Wasting Disease. Over the last several decades the deadly illness has spread to 24 states in the U.S. A growing number of deer, elk, moose and similar animals, (of the cervid fmily), have been documen


Pennsylvania among top states in ongoing Great Backyard Bird Count

Pennsylvania birders have submitted the fifth highest number of checklists in the 2019 Great Backyard Bird Count, which began Friday, September 15, and will continue through Monday, September 18.


1 Dead, 3 Injured After Somerset Co. Crash

SOMERSET TOWNSHIP (KDKA) — One person died after a crash in Somerset County on Friday afternoon. It happened around 1:30 p.m. on Berlin Plank Road near Cobblestone Lane in Somerset Township, about two miles east of Somerset Borough.


Holiday Inn to host Precious Life Spring Breakfast

The sixth annual Precious Life Spring Breakfast will be held at 9 a.m. March 23 at the Holiday Inn-Downtown, 250 Market St., Johnstown. Keynote speaker will be Alan Keyes, a former United Nations ambassador who was instrumental in the writing and the passing of the “Mexico City Policy,” which bars f


Rebels Suffer Overtime Loss To Johnstown

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. –The Jamestown Rebels came roaring back with three third-period goals in Friday night’s North American Hockey League contest against Johnstown, but in the end the Tomahawks were able to force overtime where Hunter Toale bagged the game-winner on a feed by Sam Solensky for a 7-6 victor


Cambria County school becomes "heart safe" certified

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Bishop McCort is now a "heart safe school," meaning their faculty and staff has been trained to quickly respond when someone goes into cardiac arrest.


Highway Safety Law Awareness Week revs up in Pennsylvania

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- It's that time of year when PennDOT wants to inform drivers about some highway safety laws in the state they may not know about, or may not be following.


Pennsylvania to figure high in Vatican abuse summit this week

Fallout from last summer’s Pennsylvania grand jury report on clergy sexual abuse is settling 4,500 miles away. When Catholic leaders gather in Rome this week for an international summit on sexual abuse scandals that have plagued the church, there will be a distinctive Pennsylvania presence — both am


Small college basketball roundup: W&J women win, get bye to PAC semifinals

An early fourth-quarter run helped the Washington & Jefferson pull away for a 65-53 win over Grove City in the PAC regular-season finale Saturday afternoon at Henry Memorial Center.


Pennsylvania Ballet set to re-stage the classic 'Giselle'

The Pennsylvania Ballet is kicking off its spring season with the re-staging of a world classic, the hauntingly romantic story of Giselle, considered one of ballet's oldest and most endearing works.


H.S. Roundup 2-15: Township, Windber claim WestPAC titles

JOHNSTOWN -- The WestPAC crowned a pair of champions at the Sports Center on the campus of UPJ Friday night. In girl's action Windber defeated Shanksville-Stonycreek. On the boy's side, Conemaugh Township used a big second half to get past Shanksville-Stonycreek.


Allied Artists of Johnstown seeking entries for spring show

Allied Artists of Johnstown is seeking entries for its spring show, which will be held from March 9 through April 6 in AmeriServ Financial at Franklin and Main streets in Johnstown.


Uncertainty shadows Pennsylvania’s debate over nuclear power

Four decades after Three Mile Island became shorthand for America’s worst commercial nuclear power accident, financial rescues of nuclear power plants are stirring the highest levels of government.


Pennsylvania Senate Paying Ex-Security Chief's Legal Bills in Sexual Harassment Suits

Republicans in Pennsylvania's Senate have been paying the legal bills of the chamber's ex-security chief in lawsuits by two women accusing him of harassing them while on the job as Senate security guards.


Marauders persevere to stand atop LHAC

JOHNSTOWN — Luke Ruggery didn’t have an amazing offensive or defensive game Saturday night in the Laurel Highlands Athletic Conference championship game. He just did what he’s done the past four years.


Poznanski, fourth quarter surge lead Indians to WestPAC crown

RICHLAND TOWNSHIP — Jordan Poznanski scored 11 of his game-high 22 points in the fourth quarter as Conemaugh Township erased a 7-point deficit against Shanksville to capture the WestPAC Championship, 45-32, Friday at the UPJ Sports Center.


Nature on display at Art Works

Nature and all its beauty is taking over Bottle Works. The galleries, located at 411 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown, are featuring exhibits that each portray a different view of the world around us.


Tomahawks go the distance to earn OT win over Rebels

With less than a minute to play and trailing the rival Jamestown Rebels by a goal, the Johnstown Tomahawks didn’t appear rattled on Friday night. With 42 seconds on the clock and an offensive zone face-off, coach Mike Letizia called time out.