Man dead after hunting accident
Police said a middle-aged Cambria County man died after he was shot Saturday in a hunting accident on the 400 block of Seesetown Road in Adams Township.
Guilty plea in Moxham murder
A Johnstown man faces up to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty Saturday to third- degree murder in the Feb. 6 shooting death of Joshua Scott Price in a Cypress Avenue home.
Saturday Dec 7
Painting dedication marks bittersweet reunion
It was a bittersweet reunion this morning when about 100 members of a Johnstown-based National Guard helicopter unit came together for the first time since returning in August from deployment to Afghanistan.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
County to refinance $19M in debt, assume $5 million loan to avoid default
The Cambria County commissioners announced Thursday that a secured bank deal, taking effect at the start of 2014, would refinance $19 million in debt over the next 15 years and allow the county to assume a new $5 million loan, to be paid over the next eight years.
Pitt-Johnstown president lauded by Cambria County commissioners
The Cambria County commissioners on Thursday commended Pitt-Johnstown President Jem Spectar for completion of the university's six-year strategic plan.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
Christmas starts early for Ebensburg
Christmas is coming early to Ebensburg, with the borough's eighth annual Dickens of a Christmas set to kick off Friday.
Thieves make off with copper wire, bars in Barr Township
According to a release, unknown suspects cut through a chain-linked fence surrounding the Cambria County 911 tower behind Valenty's Bottled Water, 200 Buckwheat Hill Rd., Nicktown.
Man involved in Cheatham shooting pleads guilty to selling heroin
One of the men involved in a deadly shooting by police in June of last year has pleaded guilty to selling heroin.
Wed Nov 27, 2013
Penelec crews work to restore power despite lockout; Route 22 remains closed
A FirstEnergy spokesman said around 16,000 Penelec customers suffered outages beginning around 10 p.m. Tuesday night.
Trout Unlimited Receives Funds to Raise Awareness along Chest Creek
Trout Unlimited has partnered with the Chest Creek Watershed Alliance and four local municipalities in Cambria and Clearfield counties to host a series of public meetings and to develop educational signs that will be placed at four locations throughout the Chest Creek Watershed.
Sat Nov 23, 2013
Stormwater fee to help fund system
Ebensburg is poised to become the first local municipality to begin charging residents an extra utility bill to help fund creation of a stormwater-management system.
Fri Nov 22, 2013
Highway bill moves to Corbett
Gov. Tom Corbett plans to sign into law next week a massive transportation bill that will raise $2.4 billion over the next five years to repair Pennsylvania's crumbling bridges and highways, shore up mass transit and pump money into air, rail and other projects.
Cambria County budget holds line on taxes
Nov. 22 -- EBENSBURG -- The Cambria County commissioners Thursday introduced a 2014 general fund budget which is $1.7 million less than the current spending plan and one they say is balanced without a tax increase.
Stasko: Cambria '14 budget - flat'
Cambria County commissioners unveiled a preliminary $60 million 2014 general fund budget Thursday evening during a meeting at Ferndale Area Junior-Senior High School.
Thu Nov 21, 2013
County controller: Wait to approve 2014 salaries, secure $5M refinancing deal
Disagreements surrounding the proposed 2014 Cambria County budget were aired Thursday at the regular Cambria County commissioners meeting held at Ferndale High School.
Senate, House agree to raise gas taxes, fees, to finance transportation spending -
Pennsylvania state senators gave their approval Wednesday to a major transportation spending proposal that proponents hope will end a long journey to modernize travel in the state and stem its rising backlog of bridges, highways and mass transit agency facilities in need of repairs.
Wed Nov 20, 2013
Groups meet to talk flooding
Officials could know as soon as this afternoon the extent of work that will be necessary to ameliorate the chronic flooding problem along Candlelight Drive near Route 22. A damaged pipe and inadequate drainage system under a nearby Uni-Mart convenience store has long been thought to be the cause of frequent flooding, plaguing residents and ... (more)
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Silver Airways pushes back early morning Dulles flights at airport
Citing a lack of resources and low demand in the Johnstown-Altoona market, Silver Airways, which operates on behalf of United Express to provide the scheduled flight, will be consolidating its crew and maintenance workers for two of its four aircraft at Dulles, according to Larry Hoover, a pro-bono consultant for the airport authority.
County funds for airport authority could be lower than anticipated in 2014
Although the tenative 2014 budget for Cambria County won't be unveiled until Thursday, county fund allocations for the Johnstown/Cambria County Airport were discussed at Tuesday's regular authority meeting.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Airport changes coming
The flight schedule at the Altoona-Blair County Airport will change Thursday, eliminating the early morning departure and the late night arrival.