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Veterans open house

Medals, pride, camaraderie on display

Johnstown's American Legion Post 254 celebrated veterans who served in the armed forces from World War ll to the present day during an open house Aug. 20.
Swappers Day

Labor Day super sale will bring thousands to Johnstown

Almost anything you want to buy might be available at the 72nd annual Swappers Day in Johnstown.
Police beat

Johnstown: Drug deal busted in town square

Johnstown police recently responded to a drug deal allegedly taking place in the town square.

'Mastodon Day' set for Sept. 1

Johnstown will celebrate "Mastodon Day" beginning at 11 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 1, at the Johnstown Trailhead Park, 187 E. Jersey St., to observe the discovery of the Johnstown Mastodon 90 years ago.
2016-17 school year

J-M, Northridge return this week

While Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools officials continue to focus on building projects as students return to school, Wednesday, Aug. 24, neighboring Northridge Local is soliciting voter support to build a new facility as classes resume Monday, Aug. 22.
Economic development

Council OKs cultivation of medical marijuana

Medical-marijuana operations could put Johnstown on an economic development high.
Johnstown income-tax measure

Credit raised to make increase more palatable to voters

In an effort to get more Johnstown voters to say yes to a proposed income-tax increase Nov. 8, Village Council agreed Aug. 16 to increase the tax credit to 60 percent.

Former village official still free after theft-in-office charges

Former Alexandria fiscal officer Laura VanScoy Andrews remains free on her own recognizance after a bond hearing Aug. 16 that followed her indictment on theft in office and other charges last month.
Police beat

Counterfeit cash circulated

Johnstown police recently responded to an incident involving a man allegedly using counterfeit bills at a local business.

Hartford Fair's Monday attendance sets record

The inaugural monster-truck show at the Hartford Fair on Aug. 8 helped set an attendance record for Mondays.

Coming up

Events and programs

School brief

Students who attend Northridge Local School District schools may be eligible to participate in the National School Lunch and School Breakfast, Afterschool Snacks or Special Milk programs for the 2016-17 school year.

Post 254 invites residents to open house

Johnstown residents are being invited to check out the work of American Legion Post 254 during an open house at the post, 180 W. Maple St., from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 20.
Police beat

Johnstown: Online puppy purchase called scam

A Johnstown resident recently reported an Internet scam involving the purchase of a puppy.

Investigator: Library a good resource for records searches

Need to track down a missing person? Check your local library.

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