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The state Senate approved legislation on Tuesday sponsored by Sen. Wayne Langerholc, R-Richland, that is aimed at breaking the cycle of addiction by establishing a pilot program to help individuals in recovery obtain meaningful employment opportunities.

A Cambria County state Senator’s bill aimed at permitting wider, safer farm equipment to travel on Pennsylvania roads is now a signature away from becoming law.

Olivia Bragdon, communications director for the Cambria County Convention & Visitors Bureau, checks out the new guide for this year’s Thunder in the Valley event on June 18, 2019.

CRESSON – Area coal miners experiencing breathing issues may receive screening and paperwork assistance through a community outreach program on July 25 in Cresson. 

An outdoor Mass honoring married couples with Bishop Mark L. Bartchak of the Altoona-Johnstown Roman Catholic Diocese will be held at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Shrine of Our Lady of the Alleghenies, next to Basilica of St. Michael, Loretto.

There were fireworks both on the track and off on Saturday night at Dog Hollow Speedway as late model driver Max Blair became the first to claim back-to-back wins, taking the checkered flag for the second straight season in the sixth annual Shawn “Sheetz” McGarvey Memorial 30-lap feature.

Three Forest Hills youth wrestlers – Bo Bassett, Mason Gibson and Devon Magro – helped Team Pennsylvania Blue win 14-Under Schoolboy National Duals championships over the weekend in Greco and freestyle. In a field of 38 states, Pennsylvania reigned supreme to take both titles for the first time in 20 years. 

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