CRESSON – A Cresson man will stand trial, accused of ramming a police cruiser after authorities tried to speak to him for violating a protection from abuse order, authorities said.

A scathing Health Department inspection report recently released on the department website says, “It was determined that the facility failed to ensure that a sufficient number of nursing personnel were assigned to provide nursing care needs of patients by failing to follow adopted staffing guidelines and policies.”

The NAACP Johnstown branch will honor its 2019 African American Heritage Leaders of 85 years and older during a special ceremony at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn Johnstown-Downtown.

U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson will host a federal financing and grants briefing for economic development professionals, local elected officials and others interested in federal financing opportunities from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ebensburg Borough building, 300 W. High St. 

HARRISBURG – A legislative proposal to create a pipeline oversight board intended to provide greater transparency and reassure the public that the infrastructures are safe is running into resistance.

CRESSON – A Cresson man will stand trial, accused of ramming a police cruiser after authorities tried to speak to him for violating a protection from abuse order, authorities said.

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A scathing Health Department inspection report recently released on the department website says, “It was determined that the facility failed to ensure that a sufficient number of nursing personnel were assigned to provide nursing care needs of patients by failing to follow adopted staffing guidelines and policies.”

The NAACP Johnstown branch will honor its 2019 African American Heritage Leaders of 85 years and older during a special ceremony at 3 p.m. Saturday at the Holiday Inn Johnstown-Downtown.

U.S. Rep. Glenn “G.T.” Thompson will host a federal financing and grants briefing for economic development professionals, local elected officials and others interested in federal financing opportunities from 9 to 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Ebensburg Borough building, 300 W. High St. 

HARRISBURG – A legislative proposal to create a pipeline oversight board intended to provide greater transparency and reassure the public that the infrastructures are safe is running into resistance.

CRESSON – A Cresson man will stand trial, accused of ramming a police cruiser after authorities tried to speak to him for violating a protection from abuse order, authorities said.

Nell Lechner, of Wood21Brothers, cleans up the No. 21 Paul Menard NASCAR race car on Wednesday, Aug. 21, 2019, for the grand opening celebration of Laurel Ford in Windber. 

A Friedens man will stand trial after state police allegedly found drug paraphernalia inside a home with a 2-year-old child.

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Mitchell Zuckoff, a Boston University journalism professor who covered the September 11 attack while he was with the Boston Globe, will deliver the keynote speech during the annual Sept. 11 ceremony at Flight 93 National Memorial, the National Park Service announced Tuesday. 

The Salvation Army will distribute free backpacks to school-aged children on a first-come, first-served basis from 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday at its facility, 576 Vine St., Johnstown.

Good working relationships between school administrators and law enforcement officers are “absolutely critical” in preventing violent incidents at schools, according to a federal official who participated in a panel discussion on the topic of school safety on Monday morning.

HARRISBURG – Four of the nine casinos and betting parlors in Pennsylvania that offer sports wagering now take bets online, and the remaining five will likely soon join them, a representative of the state Gaming Control Board said Monday.

The 17th annual Cambria County College Fair, sponsored by Pennsylvania Highlands Community College, will be held from 8:30 to 11 a.m. Sept. 10 at Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center, Napoleon Street in downtown Johnstown.

This Week's Circulars

Obituaries

VOYDA[mdash] Anna, 99, of Ebensburg formerly of Sharon. Died August 21, 2019 at Cambria Care. Born June 27, 1920 in Sharon. Daughter of John and Anna ( Oracs ) Ocenas. Preceded in death by parents, husband Charles, daughter Shirley Grow, three brothers and a sister. Survived by children Char…

SAYLOR[mdash] Lorene F., (Kaufman), 90, Soap Hollow, went to be with the Lord August 21, 2019 at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center. Born January 9, 1929 in Soap Hollow. Daughter of Calvin E. and Margaret A. (Shetler) Kaufman. Preceded in death by parents, husband of 63 years Merle Saylor on …

MOORE[mdash] Jade-Ivy Marie, 14 days, died August 17, 2019 at Children's Hospital. Born August 3, 2019 in Johnstown, daughter of Herbert Moore, III and Diamond Elderkin. Preceded in death by sister, Gianna. Survived by siblings, Nevaeh Burd, Brooklynn and Hariyah Moore; paternal grandparents…

NEZNESKI[mdash] Emilie, 92, of Portage and Chesapeake, Va., passed away August 16, 2019. Born July 21, 1927 in Morgantown, West Virginia, the daughter of Charles and Nellie (Batko) Pascovich. Deceased family members include her parents and husband of 61 years, Edward Nezneski. She was a grad…