Family of crash victim joins salute to first responders

Not everyone has the right stuff to be a first responder. Dealing with devastating fires, vehicle crashes and other emergencies takes strength of character. The regions' police officers, firefighters, emergency medical personnel and dispatchers were honored for their dedication at the second annual "First Responder Appreciation Breakfast," held Friday at Emmanuel Church in Richland Township.


Drug Take Back Event Scheduled for October 26th

CAMBRIA COUNTY, Pa. (WTAJ Plus) — October 26 is the Drug Enforcement Administration’s National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day. The Cambria County Drug Coalition is partnering with the D.E.A.’s efforts and has teamed up with 25 local police departments and pharmacies across the county to help people safely dispose of their drugs. Read More...


Recovery in the Valley planned in Johnstown as part of recovery month

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. (WJAC) — September is the 30th celebration of national recovery month. "Recovery in the Valley" is an event taking place Saturday from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Central Park in downtown Johnstown. This family-friendly event will promote the benefits of prevention, treatment and recovery of substance use and mental health conditions. Read More...


Event supports families of overdose victims

Lanterns lit the way in Point Park in Johnstown on Saturday in memory of those who died from substance abuse. It was International Overdose Awareness Day. The local event was sponsored by the Cambria County Drug Coalition’s Recovery Workgroup. Read More...

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