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Friendship Gives New Life

When Frank Cascino decided to seek recovery from a life of drug addiction, he turned to Richie Thomas, his best friend from Johnstown High School. Despite the ten years Frank had been gone from his life, Richie and his wife…

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A Fitting Tribute for a Life of Service

When he graduated from Berlin Brothersvalley High School in 1961, Doyle Paul couldn’t afford to go to college. Through the kindness of an older gentleman living in Berlin, that changed. “He would never have been able to go to college…

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Inspiring Hard Work and Happiness

Ryan Carosi was the person everyone could count on for help. If you needed something fixed, hauled, built, or moved, Ryan was your guy. Always dependable, always wearing a smile. “If something was wrong, he would help,” says childhood friend…

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Indiana Fire Chiefs Reward Good Citizenship

Homer City high schooler Robert Scott volunteers with the Homer City Fire Department, just like his father and grandfather did before him. “It makes me feel good,” says Robert. “My grandpa and my dad did it, and I’m glad I did it too.”
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2017 Apollo Nominations

The Apollo Award Committee is delighted to announce that we will again be working with area healthcare systems and hospitals, the Community Foundation for the Alleghenies, the Cambria County Medical Society, the 1889 Foundation, and Lee Initiatives on the 2017…

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Scholarship for Young Entrepreneurs

JOHNSTOWN -- Know a high school senior who wants to start a business? The Strandquest-Simmons Scholarship Program will award $4,000 to a high school senior from the Johnstown area to encourage start-ups in this region. Accepted scholarship applicants get to…

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