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‘Smalltime’ author explores Johnstown’s mob as family history

“Smalltime: A Story of My Family and the Mob” is a painstakingly researched, multi-generational look at Russell Shorto’s grandfather’s career as a mobster in Johnstown, Cambria County, and how it affected those close to him.

By Bill O'Driscoll/WESA

Cambria County and other rural regions getting hit by rising COVID-19 caseloads

Cases have more than doubled in Cambria County since the beginning of November.

By Anne Danahy/WPSU

Five of the country’s most economically segregated school district borders are in western Pa.

A national study identified Western Pennsylvania as an “inequality belt” where several districts’ students are isolated in a high-poverty school district and a neighboring affluent community is supported by a healthy local economy.

By Sarah Schneider/WESA

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Psychologist loses license after suicides at closed prison

A prison psychologist in Pennsylvania has lost his license over a string of suicides and suicide attempts at a now-closed state prison.

By The Associated Press