| May 15, 2012
| 12:22 PM
Ryan Horner of the Boswell area was recognized as Somerset County's Outstanding FFA Student for 2012 at a special ceremony held April 28 at the Hillcrest Grange hall in Brothersvalley Township.
The award plaque was presented to the Jenner Township...
| May 21, 2012
| 5:29 AM
JAMES ¿CITY — A little eavesdropping confirmed what Larry Giles suspected. The new roller coaster Verbolten is a winner and should bolster tourism this year.
Giles, the vice president for design and engineering at Busch Gardens, casually stood...
| May 31, 2012
| 9:45 PM
| Feb 3, 2011
| 8:38 PM
William R. “Billy” Walker, 86, Meyersdale, died Feb. 2, 2011, at Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown. Born April 13, 1924, in Meyersdale, a son of the late George and Emma Grace (Wellen) Walker. Also preceded in death by his nephew,...
| Jun 21, 2011
| 4:10 AM
On Wednesday, the winning team of the National 4-H Dairy Cattle Judging Contest will head to Scotland to compete in an international judging event.
The team brought Maryland its 30th national victory.
With that honor comes an opportunity to represent...
| Dec 4, 2011
| 5:04 PM
This next story takes the phrase "blast from the past" literally!
45,000 people were evacuated from the city of Koblenz, Germany after World War 2 bombs were found.
The bombs had been under water for 65 years in the Rhine River after they were dropped...
| Dec 7, 2011
| 6:28 PM
Lester Hart remembers trying to take a hill in Italy in 1944 during World War II when his U.S. Army unit was hit with a mortar blast that hurled shrapnel into Hart's back and head.
"It blew me out of a fox hole," said Hart, noting that he was unconscious...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 7:42 AM
A fighter pilot in the Korean War, John Cotchen returned to Johnstown anticipating a career flying commercial airliners.
When his father-in-law, Joseph Krissay, asked him to help out at Moxham Hardware for awhile, he agreed.
Fifty five years later, "I...
| Dec 26, 2008
WAR STORIES: IN THEIR OWN WORDS: A collection of veterans' remembrances in words, photos and videos, including the region's service men and women who died in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
THE STORY SO FAR: As the Battle of the Bulge rages, Pfc. Don...