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Somerset County property transfers from Sept. 11-22
Here are the property transfers recorded with the Somerset County Recorder of Deeds from Sept. 11-22. Bernadette Baraniak by Thomas Baraniak, as the executor of the estate of Bernadette Baraniak, to Joy Randall, Boswell Borough, $101,000. Millard Bennett and Margaret Bennett to Creighton Stringer and Michele Stringer, Middlecreek Township, $365,000.
Fatal Rt. 56 Accident
State police in Bedford County have identified the victim of Wednesday’s early morning fatal crash on the Pleasantville Mountain. Investigators say 43-year-old Matthew Myers, of Johnstown, was killed when his vehicle crossed into the opposite lane of travel and struck a pickup truck head-on. Police say Myers was pronounced...
DEA investigation into former school board member leads to drugs, including fentanyl and weapons
BLAIR, COUNTY, PA (WJAC) — A Pennsylvania man, who once served on a school board, was arrested after a cache of drugs and guns were seized from his home and inside storage units, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency. Jason Lynn was arrested by DEA agents following an investigation,...
Somerset treasurer speaks out on lawsuit; salary board opens new position for RTK officer
Russ O Reilly, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Sep. 27—SOMERSET, Pa. — Last week, the Somerset County commissioners filed a complaint seeking a court's declaratory judgment against county Treasurer Anthony DeLuca in an attempt to force him to comply with a Somerset County resident's Right-To-Know request for dog license applications.
How Derrick Knopsnyder brought his live comedy special to Somerset County
SOMERSET ― When comedian and Somerset County native Derrick Knopsnyder was invited to film a live comedy special, he knew exactly where it should be filmed – in the same place he got his start in comedy. So Knopsnyder’s live comedy special, “Everywhere but Famous,” is taking place...
Here's where to learn more about cryptid and paranormal activity in western PA this weekend
JOHNSTOWN ― For those interested in western Pennsylvania’s tales of the paranormal and unexplained, the WPA Cryptid and Supernatural Expo 2023 will make your hair stand up on end and your spine tingle. Five of the state’s well-known researchers of unexplained and supernatural activity are to be the...
New Business Opens In The Johnstown Galleria
Another new business is opening up in Cambria County. This one focuses on treatments to make your body healthier. Qi Strong held a ribbon cutting this morning at its new location in the Johnstown Galleria. The county’s Chamber Of Commerce presented a plaque to the owner. The business specializes...
Week 6 previews: Somerset riding 3-game winning streak to take on unbeaten Richland
Somerset, North Star and Meyersdale all turned in impressive performances, earning convincing wins in Week 5. The Golden Eagles and Red Raiders will have their hands full this week while the Cougars should continue to roll. Here is a look at all five games involving Somerset County teams in Week 6 with action...
Take the family to see antique tractors, watch tractor square dancing and more this weekend
SOMERSET ― A borough teen has worked for the past year to organize an antique tractor show as a fundraising event for his Boy Scout troop – and as the saying goes, it’s time for the rubber to meet the road. The first Tired Iron Antique Tractor Show takes place all day Saturday...
Shetler's lawyer claims Westmoreland criminal trial system unconstitutional
Lawyers for a New Florence man accused of assaulting a police officer nearly two years ago argued during a hearing Wednesday that Westmoreland County’s criminal trial system is unconstitutional. Assistant public defender Mike Garofalo said the assault and resisting arrest charges against Ray A. Shetler Jr. should be dismissed....
Youghtoberfest aims to raise money for Ohiopyle Borough
Officials in Ohiopyle, the small Fayette County borough surrounded by Ohiopyle State Park, estimate they need $650,000 to fix the local sewage treatment plant and make related repairs. State officials say Ohiopyle’s sewage system takes in more wastewater than it can handle. But the town has fewer than 30 permanent...
Supreme Court denies appeal request in 2015 Richland Township murder
Katie Smolen, The Tribune-Democrat, Johnstown, Pa. Sep. 28—EBENSBURG, Pa. — The Pennsylvania Supreme Court has denied the petition for allowance of appeal of a man serving a life sentence in prison for the 2015 murder of his girlfriend in Richland Township. The appeal had been filed on behalf...
Former Somerset junior high principal sentenced for DUI
SOMERSET — A former Somerset Area High School junior high principal received six months probation Monday at her sentencing for drunken driving and reckless driving. According to court documents, Lisa James, of Rockwood, caused an accident Feb. 12, 2022, on Glades Pike, 126 feet east of Trent Road in Jefferson Township. She failed to yield to oncoming traffic while driving from a left-turn lane on the westbound side of the road and she traveled "straight in the eastbound lane" where another vehicle was traveling.
Connect Somerset County to kick off broadband initiative survey
SOMERSET ― Somerset County residents may be one step closer to getting higher speed and expanded broadband access with the kickoff of Connect Somerset County. Somerset County Commissioners announced Tuesday the launch of the Connect Somerset County Broadband Study and Survey. The multi-faceted project will identify gaps in high-speed internet access and connectivity throughout the county.
Pennsylvania man federally indicted for theft from skills machines
Rolando Pena has been indicted by a grand jury for conspiracy to transport stolen money in interstate commerce and interstate transportation of stolen money.
Parents in Cambria, Somerset Counties can get free diapers from these locations
(WTAJ) — Operation Diaper Delivery is an initiative providing free diapers to parents in Cambria and Somerset Counties. Here’s how As a result of a diaper drive by the United Way of the Laurel Highlands, diaper banks all over the two counties have popped up, ready to help. On the last Tuesday of each month, […]
Johnstown-area man charged with August shooting near local hospital
A 47-year-old Johnstown-area man has been charged in Cambria County after he allegedly fired multiple gunshots at an occupied vehicle in August. According to a probable-cause affidavit, Robert Bingham fired multiple shots from a .40-caliber gun at the vehicle on Aug. 30 near Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown. According...
A Slice of Windber: The Top 3 Pizza Stores in Town
In this article, we're exploring three remarkable pizza stores located in Windber. Have you had the opportunity to visit any of these places yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments section below.
Two Somerset County attorneys prohibited from practicing law for administrative infraction
SOMERSET — The Pennsylvania Supreme Courts Disciplinary Board has put two Somerset County attorneys on administrative suspension. Attorneys Jon Barkman, of Somerset, and Amy Thomas, of Windber, are prohibited from practicing law in Pennsylvania until their status is changed. There is no set time for the length of the suspension.
This Little Place Has Some Of New Jersey’s Most Delicious Fried Chicken
There is probably no other state that loves food more than New Jersey, but after a while, even we need a little break from the chicken parmigiana and pizza. So where can we get the best fried chicken in the whole state?. There are other states that are more famous...