A Beaverdale man was handed a longer sentence than he expected Tuesday morning. Gregory Conzo pleaded guilty last month to killing his girlfriend's son with a baseball bat in 2012. A month after claiming self defense and pleading guilty to killing his stepson with a baseball bat Gregory Conzo begged a Judge to mercy saying what happened is something he never intended. Conzo sobbed loudly in the courtroom Tuesday wiping his eyes with a cloth but showing no real tears as he blamed alcohol use for what he called a horrible accident to a man he ays he considered a son. Pcolas own family painting a different picture of Conzo as they told the Judge through tears their voices shaking how he made their lives a living nightmare. Putting them through verbal, emotional and physical abuse they say was always blamed on them....
Cambria County has now created a prescription drop off for you to get rid of old medicines in a safe way. Local Police Departments used to hold special events to drop off meds but now there will be a drop box inside the Cambria County Courthouse and another at the Richland Police Station where you can dispose of unwanted or expired prescriptions. Officials say thousands of children and adults abuse prescription drugs and this is one way to help prevent that. You can drop off prescriptions over the counter medication and liquids. In addition you can also drop off illegal drugs. For instance, you found marijuana in your teenagers room you can drop it off. You can not drop off any medication that needs to be injected and you can not dispose of needles.