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Restaurant holds watch party for Hollidaysburg Little League Team

HOLLIDAYSBURG, Pa. (WTAJ)– Fans came out to Argonne Café in Hollidaysburg to cheer on the Hollidaysburg Little League All-Star Team Tuesday, August 9. The team took on Naamans Little League from Wilmington Delaware in the second round of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Tournament. Owner Timothy James knows several of the families and players and tries to […]
HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA
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Blair County man accused of hitting kid, strangling woman

DUNCANSVILLE, Pa. (WTAJ) — A Duncansville man was put behind bars after being accused of hitting a kid who tried to stop him from strangling a woman. Police were called to a home in Duncansville Aug. 7 where a woman accused 41-year-old Joshua Guyer of getting physically violent during an argument in the garage of […]
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Johnstown man sentenced to life for 2017 murder

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — A man who shot and killed a 21-year-old in Johnstown in May of 2017 was sentenced Tuesday to life in prison without parole. Mizzon Unique Grandinetti, who was 16 at the time, shot and killed Barron Thomas Grumbling on May 1 in the West End area of Johnstown. He was […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA
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Delaware hands Pa. Little League champs Hollidaysburg first regional loss

Delaware’s Naamans Little League used a three-run sixth inning Tuesday to topple Pa. champion Hollidaysburg 5-4 during the Mid-Atlantic Regional tournament at Bristol, CT. An Alex Dively two-run double in the bottom of the sixth did pull Hollidaysburg within a run. However, Namaans pitcher Josh Stiebel responded by retiring Ty McGough on a pop-up to right, and getting Braden Hatch on strikes, to end it.
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Sportsbeat Preview: McCort Carroll Catholic Crusaders

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WTAJ) — Right before the season began last year, Bishop McCort and Bishop Carroll merged and became a co-op due to small numbers. This year they are rebranding with new jersey’s and will be called the McCort Carroll Catholic Crushers. It wasn’t the smoothest transition for both schools as the squad only finished with […]
JOHNSTOWN, PA
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Funeral set for Emma Thomson, Rep. Walorski’s communications director

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 11 a.m. for Rep. Jackie Walorski’s communications director, according to the obituary. Emma Thomson, 28, from Johnstown, Pennsylvania, died Wednesday in an SUV-car crash near Wakarusa, Indiana. Thomson was in the SUV with Walorski in the crash that killed a total of four people.
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Altoona is against the increase in tractor-trailer sizes

ALTOONA, Pa (WTAJ)–Altoona expressed its full support for the Coalition Against Bigger Trucks, which advocates for highway and public safety. The Coalition Against Bigger Trucks is a national grassroots organization that’s one of the leading voices on the issue of increasing loading truck parameters. Numerous discussions on the state and federal levels talk about increasing […]
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Blair County church to hold annual Festival in the Shade

BLAIR COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ)– The public is invited to join Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church for their annual Festival in the Shade. From Friday, Aug. 12 to Sunday, Aug. 14 there will be music, food, games, crafts/quilts along with a flea market lasting all weekend on the parish grounds at Saint Patrick Roman Catholic Church […]
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TWO IUP STUDENTS TO COMPLETE SUMMER INTERNSHIP AT IRMC

Two IUP students will get to experience a unique opportunity with one local hospital this summer. According to an announcement from the university, pre-medicine majors David Fyock and Tommy Letso are completing the eight-week Indiana Regional Medical Center’s Pre-Med Undergraduate Summer Internship this summer, in which both will shadow a new medical specialist each week.
INDIANA, PA
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Duncansville Man Facing Charges

Authorities with the Blair Township Police Department have charged a Duncansville man after he was accused of strangling a woman and hitting a child during a domestic dispute. Police say Joshua Guyer, 41, faces numerous charges including felony strangulation, witness/victim intimidation, child endangerment and reckless endangerment, according to online court records.
DUNCANSVILLE, PA

Tyrone Borough Council votes to donate bikes to local church

TYRONE, Pa. (WTAJ)– The Tyrone Borough Council voted yes on a resolution to donate five bikes to the Tyrone Bible Baptist Church at this evening’s monthly meeting. Tyrone Mayor William Latchford says that they try to do this as much as they can with different items, rather than have them go to waste. “The bikes […]
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