Johnstown's leaders realized major changes would accompany the loss of Bethlehem Steel Corp. and U.S. Steel Corp. So, they bonded together: Louis Galliker, Daniel Glosser, Frank Pasquerilla, Walter Krebs, Robert Gleason, Andrew Koban, Charles Kunkle, Howard Picking and others. Their goal was to shape the region's post-steel identity through the Johnstown Area Regional Industries.
Pocono Record, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 11:06 AM
In 1999, the state Supreme Court ruled that the question of state school funding was a political issue for the Legislature, not one for the judiciary. Now, a new lawsuit filed in Commonwealth Court last week once again seeks a judicial order, this time armed with state test results showing schools failing to meet state academic standards and a study commissioned by the Legislature quantifying the disparity in resources.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 12:10 AM
Asiago's Tuscan Italian opened for lunch on Thursday at 381 North Shore Drive next to Jerome Bettis Grille 36 in a nearly 8,000-square-foot space formerly occupied by the Pittsburgh Grille Sports Bar. Owner Rick McQuaide opened the restaurant as the second location for Asiago's after the original in Johnstown, Cambria County.
Business Journal, Thu, Nov 20 2014 @ 05:46 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
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
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
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
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