One of three Somerset County sheriff's deputies quarantining this week has tested positive for COVID-19, while the row office briefly closed earlier due to the initial virus outbreak will likely start adding staff again next week, county officials said Thursday.

Gathered in a building on the GapVax property in Johnstown, parents, administrators and school choice advocates participated in a town hall organized by Bishop McCort Catholic High School on Thursday.

Software that gives school administrators the ability to more easily keep track of bullying reports will soon be deployed in each of Cambria County’s public school districts and both of its Catholic high schools, authorities said Thursday.

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber will hold its sixth annual Color Me Pink Run/Walk Saturday beginning at Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber.

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One of three Somerset County sheriff's deputies quarantining this week has tested positive for COVID-19, while the row office briefly closed earlier due to the initial virus outbreak will likely start adding staff again next week, county officials said Thursday.

Gathered in a building on the GapVax property in Johnstown, parents, administrators and school choice advocates participated in a town hall organized by Bishop McCort Catholic High School on Thursday.

Software that gives school administrators the ability to more easily keep track of bullying reports will soon be deployed in each of Cambria County’s public school districts and both of its Catholic high schools, authorities said Thursday.

Chan Soon-Shiong Medical Center at Windber will hold its sixth annual Color Me Pink Run/Walk Saturday beginning at Joyce Murtha Breast Care Center, 600 Somerset Ave., Windber.

St. Therese of the Child Jesus Roman Catholic Church will hold its Oktoberfest and walk-thru basket raffle from 2 to 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday in the church social hall, 536 Decker Ave., Johnstown.

Fall Family Fun Fest will be held from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in the parking lot at Greater Johnstown Community YMCA, 100 Haynes St., downtown Johnstown.

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A former Somerset County worker, who was at one point accused of disorderly conduct, is suing the county, saying his Constitutional rights were violated in 2019 when he was "unlawfully" fired due to a public debate over hiring practices with President Commissioner Gerald Walker.

Johnstown Area Regional Industries, The Human Resources Association of the Alleghenies and the Cambria County Drug Coalition are hosting the ninth annual Success is Intentional: Youth Professional Development Conference on Friday.

A Cherry Tree man faces drug charges, accused of having Ecstacy and other drugs in his possession after getting pulled over during a traffic stop in White Township.

The Charlie Barath Blues Band will perform at 6 p.m. Saturday as part of the Blues Gathering at Venue of Merging Arts, 305 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

A mallard duck flies above the Conemaugh River, near the Cambria City section of Johnstown, with his reflection appearing in it, too. 

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