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Star-Courier The

M A I NLI NE newspapers

Vol. 121 No. 14

USPS 044-380

Northern Cambria, Pa.


Thursday, April 3, 2014

Since 1893

Newsstand Price 75¢

(814) 472-4110

36 Pages

“Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”

Cambria Heights delcares April 21, May 9 snow make-up days

Cambria Heights cast and crew will present “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” April 11, 12, and 13 in the high school auditorium. See page 5A for more information. Photo by Megan Riner.

By Megan Riner

of Mainline Newspapers

Cambria Heights has recorded seven snow days, eight two-hour delays, and one early dismissal this school year. With all the instructional time missed, students would have been scheduled to attend classes up until Monday,

June 9, to make up the missed hours. Graduation would also have been pushed back until June 9. However, superintendent Michael Strasser proposed that some of that instructional time be made up during the year, rather than tacking the extra days on in June. At the Tuesday, March 25 meeting, the school board approved

Easter Monday, April 21, and Friday, May 9, as snow make-up days. Unless another snow day is recorded in the near future, the last day for students is going to be Thursday, June 5, and the last day for teachers will be the following day. Graduation will now be held Thursday, June 5. Assistant high school principal Kenneth

Kerchenske spoke with the board members on behalf on the marching band director, Michael Kokus, about creating an alumni night for the marching band next season. The alumni night invites all Cambria Heights marching band alumni — musicians, color guard, majorettes

Seminar to be offered on purchasing tax-delinquent properties By Megan Riner

of Mainline Newspapers

Cambria County will offer a sec-

ond educational seminar, open to the public, on how to purchase taxdelinquent properties. The seminar will cover the process of Sheriff’s sales, upset sales and judicial sales, and private sales, as well as related real estate transaction issues.

The educational seminar has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 16, at 6 p.m. at the Patton Public Library, 444 Magee Avenue, Patton. The seminar will last approximately one hour, with questions being taken afterwards.

Scheduled speakers are attorney Suzann M. Lehmier, solicitor for the Cambria County Sheriff’s Office, who will explain the process of a Sheriff’s sale, and Jo Anne Ranck, director of the Cambria County Tax Claim Bureau, who will present the


process of buying delinquent properties at tax sale. Attorney Denver E. Wharton, a local attorney specializing in real estate transactions, will be in attendance to answer ques-

SEE SEMINAR, PAGE 4A Bankers’ Corp announces Candidates vie for primary election votes dividends Amsdell, Burns, Rice, Westrick, and Wilson speak on issues

Community Bankers’ Corporation of Indiana has declared a regular dividend for Shareholders of record on March 14. The dividend will be 8.60 cents for each share of common stock owned by the shareholder, payable on March 28. Community Bankers’ Corporation is the parent company of the Marion Center Bank. Our symbol is CTYP and can be located on the Over the Counter Bulletin Board on NASDAQ.

By Megan Riner

of Mainline Newspapers

At the March 27 meeting of the Cambria County Farm Bureau, four candidates running to represent the 72nd District and one to repre-

sent the 71st District introduced themselves and their political agenda to Farm Bureau members. First up to speak was Representative Frank Burns. Burns discussed the redistricting which is spreading farther north to include Patton. Burns, calling fellow representative Gary

Haluska a mentor, said, “I am hoping to continue what you have been accustomed to with Gary.” Haluska announced a few weeks ago that he would not be running for re-election this year. SEE ELECTION, PAGE 18A

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