|Hundreds gather at St. Francis to view solar eclipseTribune Democrat / 45 min. ago more|
Hundreds of people gathered on the campus mall at Saint Francis University to catch a glimpse of Monday afternoon's solar eclipse, taking a look through solar glasses, binoculars with special filters and a Sunspotter on site
|Feds say brake problems preceded derailment in HyndmanTribune Democrat / 1 h. ago more|
Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Pennsylvania earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said.
|BACK TO SCHOOL | Dress codes enforced by area schoolsTribune Democrat / 1 h. 20 min. ago more|
Students heading back to school want to look their best, but they also need to keep in mind the school’s dress code when making their fashion choices.
|Richland council approves liquor license transfer to Giant Eagle; PLCB approval neededTribune Democrat / 1 h. 25 min. ago more|
Johnstown area shoppers may soon be able to fill their carts with groceries – and beer – in one stop.
|Diocese revamps review board; follows pledge in March to make changesTribune Democrat / 1 h. 30 min. ago more|
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown is overhauling the Diocesan Review Board initially established 15 years ago to help internally investigate abuse allegations.
|Ice rink in the works for Portage parkTribune Democrat / 1 h. 35 min. ago more|
Ice skating may return to Crichton McCormick Park at Portage for the first time in decades.
|COLUMN | On a trip to see the solar eclipse (video)Tribune Democrat / 8 h. 15 min. ago more|
We drove more than 550 miles one way.
|‘Light up the deck’ planned to raise awareness about overdose dangersTribune Democrat / 8 h. 52 min. ago more|
A candlelight vigil will light up the Inclined Plane’s observation deck Aug. 31 as part of an international event aimed at raising awareness about drug overdose dangers.
|Theater department at Pitt-Johnstown holding auditionsTribune Democrat / 8 h. 58 min. ago more|
Pitt-Johnstown Theater Department will hold open auditions for “Tony n’ Tina’s Wedding” from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center on the Richland Township campus.
|Man who allegedly pulled gun sought by Somerset policeTribune Democrat / 9 h. ago more|
Police in Somerset Borough are searching for the man who allegedly pulled a gun during a dispute about his driving habits, authorities said in a news release.
|Feds: Brake problems preceded derailment of train in HyndmanTribune Democrat / 9 h. 12 min. ago more|
Crews encountered air brake problems before a 178-car freight train derailed in Bedford County earlier this month, causing hazardous material to ignite and forcing nearby residents to evacuate, federal investigators said.
|The Uncommitted: Where Pennsylvania's Best Stand - ScoutGoogle News / 9 h. 33 min. ago more|
ScoutThe Uncommitted: Where Pennsylvania's Best StandScoutJohnstown (Pa.) High Shamar Jones is looking hard at Indiana and Wake Forest, and he is trying to make a decision in the next few weeks. He does not have any visits set up, but he is looking at a visit to Wake Forest at end of August. He already made a ...
|Urban planner to visit Johnstown - WTAJGoogle News / 12 h. 33 min. ago more|
WTAJUrban planner to visit JohnstownWTAJJohnstown, Cambria County, Pa. - A world-renowned urban planner from Texas is coming to Johnstown next week to help find ways to improve downtown. Andrew Howard is an internationally-renowned urban planner. He started a program called Team ...
|Eva Marie Butala, 89 - Herald-Mail MediaGoogle News / 13 h. 39 min. ago more|
Herald-Mail MediaEva Marie Butala, 89Herald-Mail Media... and son, Bruce J. Butala and wife, Loretta (Bonfield), of Broadlands, Va.; grandchildren, Michael V. (Amanda) Butala of Clarks Summit, Pa., Daniel Butala of Alexandria, Va., Diane (Michael) Bradley of Mechanicsville, Md., Brenda (Lee) Bowles of ...
|Hops & Vines - WTAJGoogle News / 14 h. 57 min. ago more|
WTAJHops & VinesWTAJThe musical duo Hops & Vines will hold a benefit concert in September, but first we get preview! Hops & Vines is the duo of Christie Clancy and Jonathan McVerry. Christie has been singing for nearly her whole life. She grew up listening to the likes of ...
|Police: Meyersdale man violated PFA orderTribune Democrat / 15 h. 31 min. ago more|
A Meyersdale resident was jailed Friday accused of violating a protection from abuse order when he allegedly assaulted a woman by stepping on her neck, sending her to the hospital with multiple injuries.
|Total Solar Eclipse - WTAJGoogle News / 17 h. 53 min. ago more|
WTAJTotal Solar EclipseWTAJOur very own Chief Meteorologist Joe Murgo is in Columbia, South Carolina today which is in the path of totality for the total solar eclipse. He will be giving live updates on the WTAJ Facebook page and on WTAJ throughout the afternoon and evening hours.and more »
|Police: Johnstown man stole guns, money and jewelry from Blacklick Township homeTribune Democrat / 18 h. 31 min. ago more|
A Johnstown man was jailed Friday accused of stealing $5,700 in guns, money and jewelry from a Blacklick Township home last month, authorities said.
|Festival attendees recall ‘surreal’ storm; Collapsed tent, tossed bounce house cut Richland Community Days shortTribune Democrat / 1 d. 1 h. 15 min. ago more|
When Chris Mangus saw a line of dark clouds begin to roll toward Richland Township on Saturday, he expected his afternoon at Richland Community Days might be cut short.
|Winds partially collapse festival tent; at least 2 injured - LancasterOnlineGoogle News / 1 d. 20 h. 59 min. ago more|
Winds partially collapse festival tent; at least 2 injuredLancasterOnlineJOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Authorities say strong winds partially collapsed the main tent at a Pennsylvania festival over the weekend, causing some injuries, but no serious injuries were reported. The damage caused between 5:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday ...and more »
|Body Found Along Highway Identified; Death Ruled Homicide - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 4 d. 5 h. 3 min. ago more|
Body Found Along Highway Identified; Death Ruled HomicideU.S. News & World ReportPolice identified the woman Thursday as 33-year-old Laura Rebecca Ingalls-Hood. Her body was found Monday along Pennsylvania Route 711 in Fairfield Township. A coroner previously told The (Johnstown) Tribune-Democrat it appeared the body had ...and more »
|Kranich's Jewelers To Close College Ave. StorefrontJohnstown News / 5 d. 11 h. 16 min. ago more|
Kranich's Jewelers, which has occupied the storefront at 216 E. College Ave. for more than 40 years, announced it will shut the doors of its downtown location. The Jeweler will remain in business at its location on North Atherton location, which opened in 2012.
|Johnstown woman threatened to shoot her brother with handgun, police say - WJAC JohnstownGoogle News / 5 d. 17 h. 26 min. ago more|
WJAC JohnstownJohnstown woman threatened to shoot her brother with handgun, police sayWJAC JohnstownJOHNSTOWN -- You might have noticed several billboards around Johnstown with inspiring messages this week. It's a project that's been in the works for a few months and it all started in a classroom at Greater Johnstown High School. Their goal was to ...
|Police: Woman stabbed former Johnstown man to death after bar fight - WJAC JohnstownGoogle News / 7 d. 20 h. 48 min. ago more|
WJAC JohnstownPolice: Woman stabbed former Johnstown man to death after bar fightWJAC JohnstownThe Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported Ryan Carosi moved from Johnstown five months ago to work as a carpenter at his uncle's company, DreamMaker Bath & Kitchen on Saw Mill Run Boulevard, said his brother, Devin Carosi. Authorities said investigators ...and more »
|Four-Star DT Aeneas Hawkins Commits To Penn StateJohnstown News / 11 d. 19 h. 59 min. ago more|
Four-star defensive tackle Aeneas Hawkins committed to Penn State Thursday morning via a video posted on The Players Tribune , boosting James Franklin's No. 4 ranked 2018 recruiting class to 23 members, the most in the country.
|Students of Westview Baptist Church engage in service projectJohnstown News / 13 d. 5 h. 22 min. ago more|
Students of the Engage Student Ministry at the Westview Baptist Church of Martinsburg will be hosting a community service project this Saturday. Ethan Kerns, student and young adult minister at Westview Baptist Church, recently took the Engage Student Ministry to the World Changers project work day in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in July.
|Joen Ferrari, queen of volunteers, joins Newbridge boardJohnstown News / 14 d. 22 h. 14 min. ago more|
In retirement, Joen Luy Ferrari has made a career of volunteering . Over decades, she has poured her energy into worthy causes, often creating novel ways to raise money for them.
|1 Dead, 1 in Custody in Johnstown Shooting - U.S. News & World ReportGoogle News / 19 d. 0 h. 48 min. ago more|
WTAJ1 Dead, 1 in Custody in Johnstown ShootingU.S. News & World ReportJOHNSTOWN, Pa. (AP) — Police in Johnstown are investigating a shooting that left a young man dead. Cambria County Coroner Jeff Lees says the deceased appears in be in his late teens or early 20s. He was killed around 9:30 p.m. Wednesday. WJAC-TV ...Johnstown Police investigate shootingWTAJPolice: Man charged with homicide in Johnstown shootingWJAC Johnstownall 4 news articles »
|Correction: Landmark Hot Dog Shop storyJohnstown News / 20 d. 8 h. 43 min. ago more|
In a story July 31 about a Johnstown restaurant closing, The Associated Press erroneously attributed a quotation and the person to whom it was referring. An employee of Coney Island Lunch, Brenda Shaffer, told The Tribune-Democrat in a text message that Peter Contacos, who managed the business, was moving to Texas.
|Library meetings scheduledJohnstown News / 20 d. 13 h. 16 min. ago more|
A Johnstown Public Library Board of Trustees-hired consultant determining the feasibility of the facility becoming a school district library will meet with the public next week. Libby Post, president of Albany-based Communication Services, is working with the library to review a possible change in operation.
|Man sentenced for role in $2.7 million drug ringJohnstown News / 20 d. 17 h. 40 min. ago more|
The Observer-Reporter is excited to announce new digital offerings, including our new e-Edition apps, available for download in the iTunes & Google Play stores.
|16 dealers charged in connection with drug ring that sold heroin and...Johnstown News / 21 d. 14 h. 4 min. ago more|
More than a dozen drug dealers have been charged in connection with a ring that sold 780,000 bags of heroin worth an estimated $7.8 million over 13 months, according to the Pennsylvania Office of Attorney General. "This investigation involved dealers who transported large amounts of heroin and cocaine from Philadelphia to Altoona and Johnstown," Attorney General Shapiro said at a press conference outside the Blair County Courthouse.
|Philly man, 15 others charged in 'Dragon' heroin caseabout 1 hour agoJohnstown News / 21 d. 14 h. 4 min. ago more|
A Philadelphia man has been charged with heading an organization that sold $7.8 million worth of heroin in two western Pennsylvania counties. Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro and officials from Blair and Cambria counties announced the charges Monday against 40-year-old Damon Devine and 15 others who allegedly sold heroin and cocaine for him, mostly in Altoona and Johnstown.
|Landmark hot dog shop closes in western Pennsylvania cityabout 1 hour agoJohnstown News / 21 d. 21 h. ago more|
The closing of a landmark hot dog shop in western Pennsylvania has taken its customers and employees by surprise - but the owner's son says it shouldn't have. Sam and Peter Contacos are the most recent owners of Coney Island Lunch, which has been in business in one form or another for 101 years in Johnstown.
|Owner 90, and still going strongJohnstown News / 23 d. 18 h. 7 min. ago more|
Marie Kaseta Barr displays some of her merchandise at Johnstown Restaurant Supply, 132 W. Main St., Johnstown. Gloversville police Officer Derek Barnholt shoots some hoops with kids Friday afternoon at "The Cage" basketball court off East Fulton Street.
|Trooper who forged dead judge's signature gets over 4 yearsJohnstown News / 24 d. 20 h. 53 min. ago more|
A retired state trooper who forged a dead judge's signature to avoid paying part of his pension to his ex-wife will spend nearly four years in prison. Fifty-one-year-old Steven Grados of Monongahela was convicted of mail fraud and forging and counterfeiting a federal court seal in February.
|Mall owners seek lower taxesJohnstown News / 26 d. 17 h. 21 min. ago more|
Owners of the Johnstown Mall earlier this month filed legal action against the city to get the mall's assessment lowered by $2.5 million. Johnstown Comrie Associates LLC of King Of Prussia, Pa.
|Trump speaks at a rally in Youngstown, OHJohnstown News / 27 d. 11 h. 25 min. ago more|
In Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told supporters he would bring back jobs to the depressed steel town The rally comes one day after the president's much-maligned address at the Boy Scout Jamboree Monday.