Two hurt in Roaring Spring crash

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ROARING SPRING — Two people were injured in a Tuesday afternoon rollover accident by the Spring Cove Plaza. First responders were dispatched about 2:30 p.m. for a two-vehicle accident resulting in a rollover at Spang Street and Woodbury Pike. Roaring Spring Police Chief Greg Wyandt said ...

Tyrone motorcyclist injured in accident

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A vehicle collided with a motorcycle Monday on Plank Road, resulting in serious injuries for a 21-year-old motorcyclist from Tyrone, Allegheny Township police reported. “At about 6:52 p.m., a southbound vehicle made a left-hand turn into the path of northbound motorcycle near the southern ...

Helsel recalled as ‘perfect host’

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The names Denny Helsel and the Calvin House were synonymous. Helsel, 76, of Roaring Spring, longtime owner of the Calvin House, died Thursday at the Altoona Center for Nursing Care. He and his wife, Lidih, had owned the business since 1986 and retired at the end of 2018. The Calvin House ...

Bill would honor seaman

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HARRISBURG — State Rep. Frank Burns, D-Cambria, has introduced a bill to name a bridge after a local serviceman killed in World War II. The bill was unanimously approved by the state House of Representatives. Burns’ H.B. 150 would designate a bridge on state Route 53 over Laurel Run in ...


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IMLER Blue Knob plans events Blue Knob State Park has scheduled several nature activities for this weekend. Park Naturalist Jessie Kohan will talk about “natural symbols” of Pennsylvania from 7 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Buck Hill Amphitheater. She will show whitetail deer, brook trout, ...

New training to aid school officials

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A new training will help school officials identify individuals under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The Cambria County Drug Coalition is hosting a Drug Impairment for the Educational Professional course July 21 and 22 to better combat students under the influence. “Not only will the ...