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16 hrs ago | Altoona Mirror

Police: Courthouse suspect used accent

Police allege Stephen Jablonski, 50, 668 Russell Ave., Johnstown, put on a fake Arabic accent and used words like "jihad" when he phoned in a bomb threat Tuesday at the Cambria County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, Ebensburg, PA, Drugs, Criminal Defense Law, Law

20 hrs ago | Waly 103.9

Thursday April 24 2014

THE WILDFIRE ON WILL'S MOUNTAIN IN CUMBERLAND VALLEY TOWNSHIP, BEDFORD COUNTY, HAS BEEN BURNING SINCE SATURDAY.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Bedford County, PA, Wildfire, Fire, Pop/Rock, The Call, Ebensburg, PA

Yesterday | Altoona Mirror

Prisoner from Altoona allegedly raped cellmate

An Altoona man housed in Cambria County Prison to complete a parole violation program has been charged in the rape of another inmate.

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Related Topix: Prison, Criminal Defense Law, Law, State Prisons

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Two accused of bomb threat in Cambria

Police have arrested two suspects in connection with a bomb threat that closed the Cambria County Courthouse for hours Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Ebensburg, PA

The Tribune-Democrat

Bomb threat closes Cambria County Courthouse

A bomb threat telephoned to the Cambria County emergency dispatch center shortly after 9 a.m. has forced evacuation of the Cambria County Courthouse.

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Waly 103.9

Tuesday April 22 2014

AN AUTOPSY SHOWED NO SIGNS OF FOUL PLAY, BUT CAMBRIA COUNTY AUTHORITIES ARE TREATING the DEATH OF 30 YEAR OLD AMANDA SHERRY-GRIFFON AS A HOMICIDE.

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Related Topix: Blair County, PA, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

Northern Cambria woman's autopsy inconclusive; death still under investigation

A warrant was issued to search the Holly Street apartment of Amanda Sherry-Griffon, 30, who was found dead Saturday in a wooded area along Grace Street in Susquehanna Township.

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Related Topix: Northern Cambria, PA

Altoona Mirror

Coroner: 'No signs of trauma' in Cambria woman's death

The Cambria County coroner said there were "no signs of trauma" in the death of 30-year-old Amanda Sherry-Griffon, whose body was found Saturday in a wooded area of Susquehanna Township.

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Sat Apr 19, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Dig in! It's time to plan, plant, nurture, grow

For many, the zing in the air this time of year has them rushing to their area garden shops for supplies, eager to add new life to their dreary landscape.

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Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Martinsburg, PA, Ebensburg, PA, Hollidaysburg, PA, Life, Food, Vegetables

USA Today

America's fastest shrinking cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, University of New Hampshire

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Waly 103.9

Thursday April 17 2014

DESPITE SOCIAL MEDIA POSTS AND RUMORS, MURRYSVILLE POLICE CHIEF THOMAS SEEFELD SAYS THEY HAVE FOUND NO EVIDENCE THAT ALEX HRIBAL WAS A VICTIM OF BULLYING.

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Related Topix: Penn State Altoona, Claysburg, PA, Blair County, PA

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Pauline L. Turchetta

Surviving are three children: Paulette Way of Clearfield, Bruce of Greensburg and Steven of Mill Hall; seven grandchildren: Charles Way, Andy Way, Lindsay Turchetta, Tony Turchetta, Kyle Turchetta, Nick Turchetta and Travis Turchetta; two great-granddaughters: Emily and Natalie Way; three siblings: Frank of Johnstown, John of East Petersburg and ... (more)

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Related Topix: Hollidaysburg, PA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Free Republic

America’s Fastest Shrinking Cities

The U.S. population rose by just 0.72% in 2013, the lowest growth rate in more than 70 years.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA, University of New Hampshire

Philly.com

Norristown market sold $5 million winning Match 6 ticket

A Pennsylvania Match 6 lottery ticket worth $5 million was sold at a Montgomery County store, state officials announced today.

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Related Topix: Norristown, PA, Montgomery County, PA, Lottery

Mon Apr 14, 2014

FireHouse.com

Pa. Students Take Advantage of Bunk-in Program

April 14--When a call comes in to the Indiana Fire Association's White Township substation after midnight, four firefighters spring from their second-floor beds, slide down a pole into the truck bay, grab their gear and head out.

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Related Topix: Fire, Pennsylvania, University of Pennsylvania, Ebensburg, PA

The Tribune-Democrat

Coroner's office releases name of Moxham shooting victim

Cambria County's chief deputy coroner has released the name of the man killed in a Moxham shooting early Sunday morning, but say Johnstown police say they have no motive in the death of 21-year-old Zachary G. Andrews.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA

Sun Apr 13, 2014

The Tribune-Democrat

- One killed, one injured in Moxham shootings

One man was killed and another injured in an early morning shooting on the 700 block of Grove Avenue in the Moxham section of Johnstown.

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Related Topix: Johnstown, PA

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Altoona Mirror

Cambria courthouse getting murals, paintings

County officials said work has begun to install two large murals and several smaller accompanying paintings at the entrance to the Cambria County Courthouse.

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Related Topix: Loretto, PA, Gallitzin, PA, Cresson, PA

Waly 103.9

Friday April 11 2014

THE INVESTIGATION CONTINUES INTO THE MASS STABBING AT FRANKLIN REGIONAL HIGH SCHOOL IN MURRYSVILLE.

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Related Topix: Prison, State Prisons, Violent Crime, Windber, PA

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Waly 103.9

Thursday April 10 2014

21 STUDENTS AND A SECURITY GUARD WERE INJURED, SOME CRITICALLY, BUT THEY ARE ALL EXPECTED TO SURVIVE.

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Related Topix: Fire, Windber, PA

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