| Apr 27, 2013
| 3:00 AM
Following in the footsteps of cities such as Washington, D.C., and Pittsburgh, the Community Foundation of Washington County, Md. Inc. is poised to launch a 24-hour, web-based fundraiser designed to benefit area nonprofit organizations.
| Apr 8, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Alex Lieb of Bishop Carroll Catholic High School was voted Western Pennsylvania’s “Most Positive High School Athlete” for girls’ volleyball.
The recognition was awarded by Positive Athlete, an organization created by former...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 3:35 PM
The state police have pulled an estimated $1 million worth of illegal drugs off the streets Friday in Somerset County.
In what is believed to be the largest seizure of drugs in Somerset County history, police officers discovered the contraband during a...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 6:07 PM
The Pittsburgh Business Times has again ranked Windber Area School District as the best school district in the Cambria/Somerset region based on a three-year review of Pennsylvania System of School Assessment results.
This is the second consecutive year...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:38 AM
Dr. Lorenz E. Zimmerman, the founder of modern ophthalmic pathology, who spent his nearly 60-year career studying diseases of the eye, died March 16 of complications from an infection at the Blakehurst retirement community in Towson. He was 92.
| Mar 29, 2013
| 7:27 PM
Betty Rosella Foust, 84, of Somerset, took the Lords hand and went to her eternal rest, March 28, 2013. Born Aug. 18, 1928, in Bard Hollow, she is the daughter of the late Benjamin and Helen (Emerick) Maust. Also preceded in death by her children's'...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 7:24 AM
The Farm Bureau Live amphitheater in Virginia Beach announced two concerts this week: Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson on Sept. 8 and ShaggFest featuring rappers J. Cole and Pusha T on June 15.
Adam Levine's Maroon 5 tops the bill of a Honda Civic tour...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Marie Antoinette Melaro, 85, of Hagerstown, Md., passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at the Western Maryland Hospital Center.
Born Saturday, May 14, 1927, in Oakmont, Pa., she was the daughter of the late John B. Melaro and Rose D. Toia Melaro.
| Apr 6, 2013
| 9:22 PM
The funeral service for Marian Brooks, 101, of Aberdeen is 1 p.m. Tuesday at Bethlehem Lutheran Church in Aberdeen with Pastor Jeff Whillock leading the worship. Burial will be in Warner Township Cemetery.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The children of Doris Weyand have established a scholarship fund in her memory at the West Penn Hospital School of Nursing in Pittsburgh.
The scholarships are for high-performing students from a rural county in Pennsylvania, preferably Somerset,...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 7:57 PM
PATTON, Pa. (AP) — A man blew himself up inside a truck outside a western Pennsylvania home Tuesday, injuring two other people, one of them critically, authorities said.
Cambria County Coroner Dennis Kwiatkowski ruled the death of 40-year-old Brad...