Monthly Archives: August 2019

Drug Coaltion to host memorial service by Shawn Rapp

JOHNSTOWN, CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ) — The Cambria County Drug Coalition will be holding a memorial service Saturday, August 31 for International Overdose Awareness Day at Point Park in downtown Johnstown. "The Recovery Workgroup of the Cambria County Drug Coalition decided to hold this event overlooking the Stone Bridge because it truly is a symbol


Anti-recreational marijuana crowd gathers against Senate proposal by David Hurst

After Joe Stains heard that two Philadelphia-area senators introduced a bill that would make recreational marijuana legal statewide, he and a few Forest Hills Ministerium colleagues began circulating a petition against the idea. On Thursday, that petition turned into an anti-pot forum that drew a like-minded crowd of more than 80 people to their side. Read more...


Remembering lives lost to drug overdoses by Natalie Kauffman

The Cambria County Drug Coalition’s Recovery Workgroup is planning an event for International Overdose Awareness Day.  This global event takes place every year on Aug. 31 and aims to raise awareness of overdose deaths, reduce the stigma of substance use disorder and spread the message that overdose is preventable.  It also acknowledges the grief felt

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