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Derry Twp. man arrested on multiple assault charges

DERRY TOWNSHIP, Pa. (WHTM) — A Derry Township man was arrested on May 3 on multiple charges including aggravated assault, strangulation, and stalking. According to the Derry Township Police Department, 21-year-old Luis A. Espinal-Rivera was previously charged by police stemming from an incident that occurred on April 9, 2022. During this incident, he choked the victim who was pregnant as well as punched the victim in the stomach.
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Ligonier Township property listed at $1.45 million was inspired by builder’s dream

Builder Joseph Minyon said the idea for the 12,000-square-foot, chateau-inspired home he built in Ligonier Township came to him in a dream. “I saw a bird in flight with wings outstretched — I’m not sure what kind of bird it was, but I’ll say it was an eagle,” he said. “If you look at an aerial (view) of the house, to me, it’s a bird in flight.”
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Thief steals $20k from house, returns to steal puppy

LEBANON COUNTY, Pa. — A residential burglary took place between January 18, 2022, and January 19, 2022 in Jackson Township in Lebanon County, according to Pennsylvania State Police. An unknown subject(s) entered the house stealing a plastic bag under the mattress that had about $20,000 inside it, according to...

Johnstown airport receives proposals for new airline carrier

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ)–The Cambria County airport received four proposals to take the place of Skywest Airlines, who announced they would not be continuing services. The airline announced that it would be renewing its services back in March. The airline noted that the suspension was primarily due to the national pilot shortage. These proposals come from […]

Pennsylvania LPFM Owner Wants FCC To Deny Roger Wahl’s License Renewal.

There is a yet another twist in the review of whether oldies “QZ-93” WQZS Meyersdale, PA (93.3) owner Roger Wahl is qualified to hold a license. The American Militia Association, which owns variety-formatted low power FM WHYU (102.3) in Meyersdale and has a construction permit to build a full-power noncommercial educational FM there, has asked the Federal Communications Commission to dismiss or deny Wahl’s license renewal application.

Jennerstown Speedway wins $50k in Advance My Track challenge

SOMERSET COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Jennserstown Speedway Complex has been named the 2022 Advance My Track Challenge winners by NASCAR, receiving $50,000. As part of the Advance My Track Challenge, in partnership with Advance Auto Parts, race tracks across the United States and Canada submitted their testimonies as to why they should win a $50,000 […]

One in custody after morning shooting in Johnstown

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa (WTAJ) — Johnstown Police say they have one person in custody after a morning shooting near the Oakhurst homes. Around 9 a.m. police responded to a shooting in the Oakhurst home section of Johnstown. Police said that nobody was injured and they have a suspect in custody. Information is limited at this […]

JPD: Man in custody following shots fired incident near Oakhurst Homes

Johnstown, PA (WJAC) — Johnstown police say one man is in custody following a shots fired incident near Oakhurst Homes Tuesday morning. Police say officers were dispatched to the area of the community center for a report of a black male who had fired a gun in the direction of Building #6 at Oakhurst Homes.

Budacki's big start leads New Brighton to first playoff win in seven years

NATRONA HEIGHTS — One year after faltering in the same matchup in the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A playoffs against Derry Area, New Brighton junior ace Bobby Budacki made sure history didn't repeat itself. After losing to Derry Area 10-0 last season, Budacki and the No. 7 Lions battled their way to a 2-1 win Tuesday at Highlands High School in the first round of the WPIAL Class 3A playoffs over the No. 10 Trojans,...
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O'Hoppe drives in all three runs in series opening loss to Somerset

SOMERSET, N.J. - Reading tries a late comeback but Somerset's offense early-on was just too much in a, 10-3 loss. The Fightin Phils had to play from behind for the entire game. It was all Patriots through three innings, jumping out to a 6-0 lead. They'd push it to seven before the Fightins got on the board in the sixth.

Alice F Foor obituary 1937~2022

Alice F Foor, 84, of Chambersburg, PA and formerly of Everett, PA, passed away on Monday, May 16, 2022 at her home. Born May 30, 1937 in Hopewell, she was a daughter of the late H. Ernest Ford and Grace L. Auman Ford. Her beloved husband, Marle M. Foor, preceded...

Johnstown man sentenced for shooting, killing wife

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Johnstown man who shot and killed his wife while two kids were home last year was sentenced up to 40 years. Chad Busch 34, was sentenced to serve between 20 to 40 years in state prison for killing 30-year-old Tiffany Busch, according to the Cambria County District Attorney’s Office. […]

Giant gas pump, Packard replica on Route 30 reminders of bygone days

Gas was an average of 22 cents per gallon when gas pumps resembling the 21-foot-tall replica along Route 30 east between Latrobe and Ligonier were used in the 1940s. Now, tack on an additional $4 to that price and the 4,900-pound supersized structure is a reminder of bygone days. It stands outside the Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor’s museum near the Route 217 interchange.

Latrobe Elks hope to attract new members with new lodge building

The Latrobe Elks Lodge and Golf Club hopes to attract new members with a state-of-the-art building. The Elks held a ribbon cutting ceremony for the building on Wednesday. About two dozen people came out to the Derry Township organization to celebrate and enjoy refreshments. The new building, which overlooks the...

Johnstown forward Badal makes NCAA DI commitment

The Johnstown Tomahawks of the North American Hockey League (NAHL) are pleased to announce that Top Prospects forward Jacob Badal has announced his commitment to play NCAA Division I hockey at Ferris State University in the CCHA. The Flushing, Michigan native will be returning to his home state to play...
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Josh Shapiro, Democratic Gov. Candidate and Pa. AG, Has COVID

Josh Shapiro, the democratic candidate for Pennsylvania governor and the state's sitting attorney general, has COVID-19, he said Tuesday morning. Shapiro said he received positive results when he took a precautionary COVID test ahead of a trip to Johnstown and Pittsburgh Monday evening. "Attorney General Shapiro is currently experiencing mild...