Surviving are four children: Sandy Atherton in Northern Cambria, Tim of Lilly, Rebecca Jane Warfield of St. Boniface, and Ernestina "Tina" Wilt of Breezewood; a daughter-in-law, Kathy Smith; 11 grandchildren: Christine Butler, Tracey Clipper, Jackie Bernard, Ricky Krug, Matt Whited, Amanda Brink, Erin Lingafelt, Zachary Whited, Darin Krug, Courtney Pittman, and Josh Wilt; 16 great-grandchildren: Kevin Butler, Wayne Butler, Kaitlyn Clipper, Sydney Clipper, Madison Bernard, Noah Clipper, Alex Bernard, Ashlyn Krug, Abbie Brink, Gannon Krug, Canden Hillenbrand, Lauren Krug, Kayleigh Krug, Lochlan Whited, Evey Pittman and Deklan Lingafelt; two sisters: Beth Clark and Janice Stiles of Cleveland, Ohio, who Ernie helped raise; his many loving nieces and nephews; and his devoted dog, Billy.
Altoona Mirror, Mon, Feb 23 2015 @ 06:42 PM
A Roman Catholic priest in western Pennsylvania has been placed on leave due to sexual misconduct allegations dating back more than three decades. The Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown placed the Rev.
Lewistown Sentinel, Sat, Feb 28 2015 @ 12:28 AM
According to the FlightAware flight-tracking website, Flight 7316, which departed RDU at 11:22 a.m. bound for Toronto Pearson International Airport, landed at Johnstown-Cambria County Airport in Johnstown, Pa., at 12:15 p.m. Part of the duration flight is listed as "Diverted." About 25 minutes after takeoff, after reaching an altitude of 31,000 feet, the plane stared descending rapidly, dropping to 15,000 feet in seven minutes, accor Passenger Ryan Freeman said in an email to WRAL News that a short in the plane's electrical system forced the crew to cut power to the cabin and land in Johnstown.
WRAL.com, Fri, Feb 27 2015 @ 06:25 PM
Except for the native Americans in this country, every legal citizen - and I emphasize the word legal - can trace their ancestral heritage back in history to someone who was an immigrant. At the beginning of the 20th century there was the greatest influx of immigrants that this country had ever known, until recent times.
York Dispatch, Thu, Feb 26 2015 @ 11:39 AM
BUTCH COMEGYS / STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER Valley View High School English teacher Kathleen Myers stands in the library of her Archbald home. She's had the chance to indulge her love of history through her involvement with Archbald Borough Historical Society and the Lackawanna Historical Society's annual "You Live Here; You Should Know This!" local history quiz competition.
The Times-Tribune, Sun, Feb 22 2015 @ 04:45 AM
A miner was killed Friday in Indiana County when after a large rock fell from the mine roof and crushed him. Indiana County Coroner Jerry L. Overman Jr. said in a news release that the man - 29-year-old Todd Trimble of Gallitzin, Cambria County - was installing roof bolts at Rosebud Heilwood mine on Friday afternoon when the rock fell and he was trapped underneath.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Sat, Feb 21 2015 @ 11:09 AM
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Erie Times News, Fri, Feb 20 2015 @ 01:03 PM
Frigid temperatures, brisk winds and snow showers are forcing road crews to work around the clock and are causing delays in salt shipments. Though regular orders are placed to make sure winter road supplies are plentiful, local and state officials have reported that road salt is becoming harder to get.
Altoona Mirror, Fri, Feb 20 2015 @ 12:00 AM