| Feb 9, 2012
A Cambria County Republican announced he plans to run for the seat held by Democratic state Sen. John Wozniak.
Tim Houser, 54, of Ebensburg, owner and president of Askew-Houser Funeral Home in Ebensburg and Nanty Glo, said he would bring private sector...
| Feb 17, 2012
It appears there will be no local primary races for General Assembly seats.
Based on the 2001 district maps, state Reps. Carl Walker Metzgar, R-Allegheny Township, and Frank Burns, D-East Taylor Township, will not have primary opposition on April 24....
| Feb 28, 2012
| 7:52 PM
If you as a property owner or farm owner have not filed an Application for Homestead/Farmstead Exclusion, the final date is March 1.
This law was passed in July 2004. This law reduced the amount of property (school) tax you pay. There was much confusion...
| Apr 13, 2012
| 1:14 PM
State Rep. Frank Burns was squeezed out of Somerset County to make room for three additional representatives in the latest state redistricting plan.
The new proposal was released late Thursday by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission. It replaces...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 2:53 PM
State Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria/Somerset, said that Cambria County has been awarded a $36,855 grant by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection.
Awarded under DEP's County Recycling Coordinator Grant Program, the funding will...
| Nov 21, 2012
| 1:09 PM
Five months after Ted Thomas had his left leg amputated due to complications from diabetes, he finally has handicapped access from Railroad Street to his long-time home in Mine 35 near Windber.
Spearheaded by Douglas "Bear" Updyke and Bear's Quest 4...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 2:43 PM
Somerset County election results show that while some write-in votes were reserved for real people, others were cast for Disney characters.
In Somerset County Berlin resident Paul Ritchey ran a write-in campaign in the 9th Congressional District...
| Dec 8, 2011
An amendment authored by state Rep. Frank Burns that would allocate more gaming revenue for property tax relief unanimously passed the state House.
Burns, D-East Taylor Township, said he has put the amendment on every gaming bill that has been...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 8:55 PM
A plan to redraw state House and Senate lines was approved by the Legislative Reapportionment Commission Monday with a 4-1 vote.
The new maps outline 50 Senate districts and 203 House districts for the 2013 session. As expected, Somerset County lost...
| Dec 14, 2011
| 9:24 PM
Berlin 63, CT 12
BERLIN — Berlin defeated Conemaugh Township 63-12 in junior high wrestling Wednesday.
Recording pins for the Mountaineers were Joe Swank, Kane McKenzie, Ryan Custer, Ryan Landis, Shane Pepper, Nate Zanon and Anthony Collins....