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2014-02-18 12:26:35

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- For the 12th consecutive year, Highmark is hosting its Walk for a Healthy Community fundraiser to benefit nonprofit organizations. Online registration is now open for walkers. The annual spring walks will occur in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem, Johnstown and Erie for the benefit of 184 nonprofit organizations across Pennsylvania. Highmark's Walk for a Healthy Community provides a yearly opportunity for community members to support participating...

2014-01-10 16:21:30

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. and ALTOONA, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that James Doty has been named General Manager of WJAC-TV (NBC 6) in the Johnstown/Altoona, Pennsylvania market. The announcement was made by Steve Pruett, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/PH39783LOGO ) In making the announcement, Mr. Pruett said, "We are pleased to have Jim join the team...

2013-10-30 16:25:28

CARNEGIE, Pa., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Friday, November 8th is a pivotal day for Johnstown and The Salvation Army. Affordable, quality dental health is now within the grasp of Cambria county families. The community will celebrate with a 10:00 AM dedication and community open house from 10:30 AM thru 12:00 Noon for the new The Salvation Army Dental Center. "This will be an important day for Johnstown," said Major William Bode, The Salvation Army's Western...

2013-10-29 23:31:36

Minahan Signs’ vast signage experience and mastery of new technologies helps USSCO Federal Credit Union expand their community outreach with a Vantage LED sign. Johnstown, PA (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 Todd Cover, USSCO’s Chief Executive Officer, wanted to find a different way to reach out to the community by extending programs and service information to members and non-members. USSCO Federal Credit Union works hard to achieve its goal of people helping people as opposed to being solely...

2013-05-31 00:21:50

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) FRIDAY, MAY 31: HISTORIC DELUGE Profile America -- Friday, May 31st.( )One of the worst disasters to hit the U.S. happened on this date in 1889 -- the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood. Torrential rains caused a nearby artificial lake, created for a fishing and hunting resort, to spill over and weaken...

2013-02-04 12:25:42

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Registration for the annual Highmark Walk for a Healthy Community is now open for its five walk sites in Pittsburgh, Harrisburg, Bethlehem, Erie and Johnstown, Pa. Since the event's inception in 2003, Highmark has helped 200 Pennsylvania nonprofit health and human service organizations raise more $5.5 million. "We are excited to continue hosting this community event and underwriting 100 percent of the associated costs, so that all participating...

2012-07-24 10:20:44

JOHNSTOWN, Pa., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Governor Tom Corbett, joined by First Lady Susan Corbett, today visited Whitewater Park in Johnstown during his three-day kayak tour through western Pennsylvania to promote our vast natural resources and array of recreational opportunities. "It's an amazing thing to look at this place, a stretch of pure whitewater coursing down a river many of us had given up for lost," said Corbett. "Now, through the work of our citizens, in...

2012-06-14 06:21:18

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --Fun on the Stonycreek River - from a canoe and kayak sojourn slicing though white water to leisurely tube floats - is expected to draw hundreds of paddlers, campers and other outdoors enthusiasts to a waterway where wild and scenic beauty earned it Pennsylvania River of the Year honors for 2012. Shoreline and off-shore activities are planned throughout the day Saturday, June 16, at Greenhouse Park in Conemaugh Township, Somerset...

2012-05-30 18:20:16

WASHINGTON, May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110428/DC91889LOGO) THURSDAY, MAY 31: AMERICA'S WORST FLOOD Profile America --Thursday, May 31st. One of the worst disasters to hit the U.S. happened on this day in 1889 -- the Johnstown, Pennsylvania flood. Heavy rains burst a nearby dam forming a lake for a fishing and hunting retreat. When the dam...

2012-05-10 10:20:17

Renews call for Gov. Corbett, General Assembly to pass infrastructure bill JOHNSTOWN, Pa., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cambria County motorists are nine times as likely to pass a structurally deficient bridge than a McDonald's restaurant, said Auditor General Jack Wagner, who again today called on Gov. Corbett and the General Assembly to make passage of a comprehensive transportation and infrastructure bill their No. 1 legislative priority this spring. "It's time for our...