Johnstown, PAWJAC TV

Johnstown's 'Thunder in the Valley' fast approaching

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — Johnstown's annual Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally is back on after taking a hiatus last summer because of the pandemic. It's set to take place June 24-27. Executive director of Visit Johnstown, Lisa Rager, said the organization decided back in February to bring the regional event back to the area in some form.
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Philipsburg, PAClearfield Progress

Mother holds car seat drive in honor of daughter

PHILIPSBURG — Lori Rodriguez lost her daughter, Penny, last September in a car crash. Now, Rodriguez is collecting car seats to keep Penny’s memory alive and help other children. Seats can be dropped off in various locations in Philipsburg. People can also donate via a Facebook fundraiser, Penny’s memory lives...
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Driver injured when pickup smashes row of parked vehicles

One man was taken to the hospital after he lost control of his pickup truck and smashed into a row of vehicles parked along the 500 block of Ferndale Avenue on Friday, authorities said. The man was driving a Dodge 3500 pickup truck with a Tennessee license plate when he...
Blair County, PAmcheraldonline.com

Fix 'Er Up

Jim Grove made some upgrades to his fishing boat Monday, June 7, in the driveway of his S. Market Street home.
Ebensburg, PAMirror

Ebensburg gears up for 17th annual Wheels & Wings

EBENSBURG — Ebensburg is gearing up for the 17th annual Wheels & Wings event to be held June 24. The car, truck and motorcycle show will again be combined with a wing-off between local restaurants and vendors. The event, held in conjunction with Johnstown’s Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally, brings thousands to Historic Downtown Ebensburg each year.
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Jackson Township, PACanton Repository

Massillon-area auto shop relocating to Fulton Drive NW

JACKSON TWP. – Justin Smock said his automobile repair shop on the township's west side is growing to the point where a major move is necessary, so he's prepping to uproot to a larger, more visible locale. All Makes & Models Auto Repair — tucked in the Irish Square plaza...
Altoona, PAWJAC TV

UPMC Altoona Hospital Hosts Bike Safety Education Event for Children

ALTOONA/BLAIR COUNTY, Pa — Today, thanks to UPMC Altoona, kids got to learn how to ride their bikes safely, heading into the summer. More than 100 million Americans use a bicycle at least once each year, and with the weather getting warmer, UPMC Altoona’s Station Medical Center hosted a bike safety education event Saturday, giving the next generation a chance to hear from first responders on how to avoid getting hurt while biking.
Irvona, PAClearfield Progress

Irvona Fire Co. to sponsor car show Sunday

IRVONA — Irvona Fire Co. will sponsor its 40th annual car show Sunday, June 6. The show, organized and conducted by Mel’s Car Shows, will be held at Elderberry Park located on Railroad Street, Irvona. Proceeds will benefit the fire company. At Thursday’s meeting, Irvona Borough Council discussed the show...
Huntingdon, PAhuntingdondailynews.com

Kiwanis will host bike rodeo Saturday

School is out for some kids and it’s time to hit the road! Local kids will have the opportunity to learn about bicycle safety and even have the chance to win a brand new bike for the summer this weekend. The Huntingdon Kiwanis Club, in tandem with the Huntingdon Borough...
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The Tribune-Democrat

Summer safety highlighted at Windber dealership

WINDBER – With more outdoor activity, road trips and family gatherings over the summer, there is also an increased risk of accidents and injuries. Local emergency organizations joined forces with Memorial Highway Chevrolet on Saturday to kick off the summer season with a Family Safety Day. “We’re all about promoting...
Windber, PAWJAC TV

Safety first: local car dealership hosts 'family safety day'

WINDBER, Pa. (WJAC) — With proms, graduations, and Memorial Day coming up, it's important to make sure you and those around you are safe. To prepare, Memorial Highway Chevrolet in Windber hosted a Family Safety Day event on Saturday. "The last thing you tell your kids or your spouse when...
Windber, PAabc23.com

Memorial Highway Chevy Safety Day

With proms, graduations, and Memorial Day coming up, it’s important to make sure you and those around you are safe. To prepare, Memorial Highway Chevrolet in Windber hosted a Family Safety Day event on Saturday. “The last thing you tell your kids or your spouse when they leave is, ‘be...
Windber, PAfox8tv.com

Memorial Chevy Safety Day

With proms, graduations, and Memorial Day coming up, it’s important to make sure you and those around you are safe. To prepare, Memorial Highway Chevrolet in Windber hosted a Family Safety Day event on Saturday. “The last thing you tell your kids or your spouse when they leave is, ‘be...
Pennsylvania Statemcheraldonline.com

Pa. Roundhouse Rally to Start May 27, Run Through September

Summer in Blair County can only mean one thing for motorcycle enthusiasts. It is time for the Pennsylvania Roundhouse Rally to be held at Roundhouse Harley-Davidson in Duncansville. The event started in 2018. The first two years, it was held at the Railroaders Memorial Museum in downtown Altoona, and it...
Saxton, PAhuntingdondailynews.com

CHIP Street Scene plans progressing

Coming off a very successful bicycle safety rodeo event, the Changes in the Parkway (CHIP) committee is now making preparations for its biggest fundraiser. Its annual Street Scene event is scheduled to be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 7, on Lower Main Street in Saxton Borough.
Jackson Township, PAbeaconjournal.com

Vroom, vroom: Sarchione Auto Gallery opens exotic car dealership in Jackson Township

JACKSON TWP. – Ryan Burton knew the moment he drove by the former Pier 1 Imports store on Everhard Road NW that it was a prime spot for a new exotic car galleria. Earlier this year, not long after Pier 1 shuttered its doors for good, Burton was driving on Everhard Road and saw the locale lit up at night. He liked the lighting and flooring on the inside, as well as the high-visible location.