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    Angela Potter, a volunteer with the Johnstown-Northridge Community Food Pantry, says she and other volunteers intend to keep founder Ruth Krumm's legacy alive. Krumm died earlier this year.

    Volunteers step up to keep food pantry founder's legacy alive

    When Angela Potter arrived in Johnstown about 20 years ago, she encountered a woman whose acts of kindness would change her life forever.
Facing 'difficult decisions'

Johnstown has $300K budget gap to close by year's end

With budget season upon them, Johnstown staff members face some difficult decisions in the coming weeks.

Johnstown-Monroe will see slight dip in insurance costs

For the first time in about seven years, the Johnstown-Monroe Local School District is seeing a dip in health-insurance premiums.
Police beat

Burglar gets nothing; resident's dog injured

A burglary attempt left a Johnstown resident with nothing missing, but her dog was injured.

J-M facilities team begins planning for construction

A team that will lead construction of new buildings for the Johnstown-Monroe Local Schools has been assembled, and a daylong planning session has been scheduled for Wednesday, Dec. 3.
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