A federal judge is reversing an earlier order to grant home detention to a Pennsylvania priest and is ordering him held until trial on charges of traveling to Honduras to solicit sex with poor street children during missionary trips. U.S. District Judge Kim Gibson in Johnstown reversed the decision after a detention hearing Friday for the Rev.
Pocono Record, Fri, Nov 14 2014 @ 11:08 PM
The Community Foundation for the Alleghenies and the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center will present Sweeney Todd in Concert Feb. 15, 2015, at 2 PM at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center in Johnstown, PA. The cast will feature Scott Logsdon as Sweeney, Liz McCartney as Mrs. Lovett and Mary Setrakian as the Beggar Woman.
Playbill, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 12:03 PM
A federal judge reversed an earlier decision to grant home detention to a Pennsylvania priest and on Friday ordered him held until trial on charges of traveling to Honduras for sex with poor street children during missionary trips. The judge cited new allegations against the Rev.
Philly.com, Fri, Nov 14 2014 @ 09:16 PM
Reversing a century's worth of precedents, forged in disputes that split immigrant churches in Pennsylvania and elsewhere, the Vatican has granted most of the world's Eastern Catholic bishops authority to ordain married priests. The new rules - formalized months ago but only announced in recent days - will give the Eastern bishops in the Americas and Australia the same discretion to ordain married priests that their Old World counterparts have had for centuries.
Post-gazette.com, Tue, Nov 18 2014 @ 12:03 AM
When Joe Stigers of Johnstown took over as legal guardian for his wife in 2013, he realized that more than $7,200 in Social Security disability payments was missing from her account.
O-R Online, Fri, Nov 14 2014 @ 08:38 PM
Disney Live! "Mickey's Music Festival" is coming to Cambria County War Memorial on Saturday for three shows at 1, 4 and 7 p.m. Courtesy photo The cast of "Disney Live! Mickey's Music Festival" performs. The show will be at the Cambria County?War Memorial in Johnstown on Saturday.
Altoona Mirror, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 12:32 AM
A Somerset County man died in a crash early this morning outside of Mostoller's Convenience Store on Route 281. State police said William Lewis, 81, of Stoystown, Somerset County was travelling south on Route 281 without his headlights on when he collided with a Freightliner truck driven by 53-year-old Rodney Beck, of Ebensburg, Cambria County at 5:41 a.m. Police said Mr. Beck was pulling out of the store parking lot and did not see Mr. Lewis' car approaching.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Mon, Nov 10 2014 @ 02:41 PM
Seventeen years ago, the city and School District of Philadelphia filed suit against Pennsylvania, accusing it of failing to provide sufficient education funding in violation of the state Constitution, which obligates the state legislature to "provide for the maintenance and support of a thorough and efficient system of public education." It didn't work.
Phillymag.com, Mon, Nov 10 2014 @ 12:58 PM