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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...
Our Town EditorA 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...
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...
WALKER 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,...
Of The Morning CallWAR 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...
Marian Arner Jones of Bowmanstown joined the Army Nurse Corps in February 1943 and was assigned to the 34th Evacuation Hospital. She went on maneuvers in Louisiana and Texas, then to England to prepare for D-Day, the Normandy invasion, which came on...
Pfc. Benson B. Hartney Jr. of Bethlehem arrived in Europe in January 1945 as a replacement in the 80th Infantry Division. Five months later, with the war against Germany over and censorship eased, the 21-year-old wrote on a map to his fiancee in Hecktown....
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