A local baseball icon passed away today after a long illness. George Arcurio was instrumental in keeping the AAABA Tournament alive and in Johnstown, all but 2 years, since 1945. He was the president of the Johnstown Old Timers Association and The All American Amateur Baseball Association's National Committee. He was 83 years old....
Senior planning experts in Centre County are warning officials in College Township to deny a proposed zoning change in their area. The 32 acres that house the Hilltop Mobile Home Park has been a hot issue for several months now. The owners want to sell their land to a student housing developer but the land has to be rezoned first. Officials did an impact study and found that the high density zoning change could allow as many as 13 hundred people to live on that land, which many cause too many problems....The Johnstown City Council is now complete after months of trying to fill the vacant seat left empty by the late councilwoman Ann Wilson. A panel of three Cambria County Judges picked Joseph Taranto as the new council member after interviewing more than a dozen candidates on Tuesday.