HARRISBURG – Adult survivors of child sex abuse will be watching the Senate when the General Assembly returns to the Capitol on Monday, to see if there is going to be a breakthrough on the stalemate over whether to allow survivors to sue organizations that covered up for child predators even if the statute of limitations is expired.
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When the calendar flips to November, it’s a good time to pause and reflect.
The Pitt-Johnstown campus was illuminated Saturday evening as hundreds gathered to carry lanterns in support of the Greater Alleghenies Light The Night event.
Three months after a stroke and I’m not satisfied with my progress. I know I was told it may take up to a year to recover, but I’m eager to get back to normal.
In the mid-1980s, as a young child, I was sexually abused by a serial pedophile, Johnstown pediatrician Dr. Jack Barto.
Six Septembers of “tealing-out” towns has wrapped the region in ovarian cancer awareness, the sponsors say.
Adult survivors of sexual abuse by priests hope that they will get a chance to share their perspectives at an October hearing scheduled by the Senate Judiciary Committee to examine whether or how to change the statute of limitations law regarding when adults can sue over childhood abuse.
Survivors of sexual abuse at the hands of a former Johnstown pediatrician gathered at the Cambria County Courthouse Wednesday to support five individuals who have filed civil action against Dr. Johnnie "Jack" Barto, Conemaugh Health System and Laurel Pediatrics.