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A Johnstown federal judge on Tuesday heard arguments from attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow the counting of some mail-in ballots received by county election officials up to three days after Election Day.

Faced with a single bid from a recycling hauler that’s four times the previous contractor’s rate, the Richland Township Supervisors are scrambling to find ways to reduce the cost before a new contract must be finalized for January.

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A Johnstown federal judge on Tuesday heard arguments from attorneys on both sides of a lawsuit challenging the Pennsylvania Supreme Court’s recent decision to allow the counting of some mail-in ballots received by county election officials up to three days after Election Day.

Faced with a single bid from a recycling hauler that’s four times the previous contractor’s rate, the Richland Township Supervisors are scrambling to find ways to reduce the cost before a new contract must be finalized for January.

A Windber Borough man was sentenced in Somerset County court on Monday, in connection with a January 2019 assault of a man in Windber, authorities said.

Alexis Markley, of Lancaster, walks to class at the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown in Richland Township on Monday, Oct. 26, 2020. Markley is a junior at the university. 

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The Cambria County District Attorney’s Office is getting new software meant to improve prosecutors’ work-from-home capabilities and to “modernize case management software solutions,” District Attorney Greg Neugebauer said.

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For many first responders in the region, the roots of the family tree run deep.

Travis Miller is a third-generation firefighter. A 20-year member of the East Taylor Township Volunteer Fire Company, Miller followed his father, grandfather and uncles into the fire service.

As the Nov. 3 election gets closer, there’s been increasing buzz within the state and nationally that Democrats have a chance to retake majority control of the state House for the first time in a decade.

One person was transported to Memorial Medical Center with injuries following a crash early Sunday in Summerhill Township, Cambria County 911 officials said.

Indiana University of Pennsylvania graduate Madeline Hoover will present an organ recital at noon Thursday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St. in downtown Johnstown.

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