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For 22 miles – from Parkhill American Legion Post 970, into the City of Johnstown, up Dishong Mountain, along Route 22 and eventually to the East Taylor Township Municipal Building – a group of motorcycle riders will participate in a local version of “Rolling to Remember” on Sunday.

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For 22 miles – from Parkhill American Legion Post 970, into the City of Johnstown, up Dishong Mountain, along Route 22 and eventually to the East Taylor Township Municipal Building – a group of motorcycle riders will participate in a local version of “Rolling to Remember” on Sunday.

The drop in the number of cars on the road during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has led to a spike in the number of speeding and distracted driving incidents in Pennsylvania, state police and highway officials report.

On May 9, I wrote my first Saturday column. I celebrated my 71st birthday, and I sincerely thank everyone who sent cards, Facebook greetings and emails. But no one mentioned the point I tried to make, and that concerns me.

The restaurant industry expects that one in five restaurants that existed before the pandemic won’t reopen once business restrictions are lifted. Plus, the longer it takes for restrictions to relax, the worse that economic toll is going to be.

The Westmont Community Farmer’s Market will open May 30 and be held from 9 a.m. to noon on Saturdays through Oct. 3 in the parking lot of Westmont Presbyterian Church, 601 Luzerne St.

WCRO 1230 AM/102.9 FM will air an all-oldies weekend through Monday night “in honor of Memorial Day weekend and all those on the front lines protecting our country,” station officials said Friday.

Divine Mercy Catholic Academy donated 1,000 protective masks to the James E. Van Zandt VA Medical Center in Altoona on Friday, May 22, 2020. 

A red-winged blackbird flies past cattails near the shore of Lake Rowena in Ebensburg on Thursday, May 21, 2020.

Two area watershed groups received mini-grants from a partnership fund that includes the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy and Dominion Energy Charitable Foundation.

Rhonda Swanson, The Atrium activities assistant, joins Henry Cicoone, an Atrium resident, in a Memorial Day parade at the facility in downtown Johnstown on Friday, May 22, 2020.

A recently released document from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) providing additional COVID-19 pandemic guidance also offered support for when schools reopen later this year.

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Joel Weaver’s family farm has weathered a lot of changes in 180 years.

The operation has survived poor harvests, world wars and the Great Depression. And if Weaver has any say in it, the farm will survive COVID-19, too – even if it means shifting the way they do business, he said.

Westmont Hilltop School Board members adopted a corrective action plan during the Thursday meeting in response to a performance audit from the Pennsylvania Auditor General’s office in which there were four findings.

The Cambria County Board of Commissioners voted on Thursday to approve upgrades to the security systems at the Cambria County Prison.

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NACOSKY[mdash] Robert Eugene, 84, Ebensburg, died May 21, 2020. He was born January 26, 1936, in Johnstown, son of the late Thomas and Louise (Slagle) Nacosky. He is survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Sandra (Grubb) Nacosky, sister Kathy Schneider (Ben), brother, Bill Nacosky (Gloria),…

Edward 43, of Johnstown. (Francis G. Ozog Funeral Home, Inc.)

WADDELL[mdash] Edward 43, of Johnstown, died May 23, 2020, at Memorial Medical Center after a long battle from injuries sustained as a result of a drunk driver May 27, 1988. Born October 4, 1976, in Johnstown the son of Clyde and Dolores (Kuras) Waddell. He is survived by his loving parents.…