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God’s children include only those who have chosen – and/or have been elected – to accept and obey Jesus Christ as their personal Lord and Savior, thereby being redeemed from their sin and assured a resurrected body and eternal life.


The offseason officially lasted less than two months for the Johnstown Tomahawks. Captain Chris Trouba doesn’t mind. In fact, the fourth-year Tomahawks defenseman wouldn’t have preferred to play a few days after his team lost in the NAHL Robertson Cup semifinal round in Blaine, Minnesota, on May 12.

Four teams – the Los Angeles Dodgers, New York Yankees, Minnesota Twins and Houston Astros – returned from the All-Star break on pace to win 100-plus games, which should it happen would be a Major League Baseball record for a single season.

The business of healthcare becomes apparent to most individuals and families either annually through employer health plan choices, through the healthcare exchange plan selections, or most frequently, through actual healthcare utilization. Isn’t utilization the very reason we are insured?

Observances of the 75th anniversary of D-Day are properly focusing on the troops and the architect of Operation Overlord, Gen. Dwight D. Eisenhower, who freed Europe from Hitler and his Nazi hordes.

After the morning bloodshed on Lexington green, on the first day of what would become a 3,059-day war, there occurred the second of what would be eventually more than 1,300 mostly small military clashes.

Portage freshman Lauren Shaffer has taken nothing for granted during the 2018-19 school calendar year, but will be making her second trip to state championship events this weekend at the PIAA Class AA Track and Field finals in Shippensburg.

It is a trite but true bit of investment advice that no one rings a bell at the top of bull markets, meaning that often, just when results are great and future prospects seem bright, an unexpected negative turn could be near at hand.

This Week's Circulars


Ann (Papcun), Friends received from 12:30 until time of funeral Mass 1 PM St. Michael Catholic Church. (Jean H. Kinley Funeral Home, Beaverdale)

Linda, 73, Johnstown. (Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, Inc.)

Helen (Skamla) (Oherrick), 59, Johnstown. (Hindman, Chandler Ave.)

Donald E., 84, of Homer City RD. (Askew-Houser, Nanty Glo)