John William “Jack” Keating (24 July 1926 – 9 April 2012)

John William “Jack” Keating of Grafton, Ohio died on 9 April 2012 at the home of his son, Curt at age 85. He was born 24 July 1926 to Angie (née McMeans) and John M. Keating in Johnston, Pennsylvania. Funeral services Read More …

Russell Lee Niner (c. 1951 – 13 February 2009)

Russell L. Niner BALTIMORE – Russell Lee Niner, 58, of Baltimore, died Friday. He was the devoted son of the late Donald and Dolores Niner. He was the loving father of Teresa Ann Niner; dear grandfather of Cecilia I. George; Read More …

Bowser-Shroyer (30 December 1904)

Bowser-Shroyer Jacob Bowser, of King, and Mrs. Amanda Shroyer, of St. Clairsville, were married on Christmas. The ceremony was performed at the bride’s home by Rev. A. F. Nace. Source: Bowser-Shroyer, Bedford Gazette, Bedford, Pennsylvania, 30 December 1904, p. 1.

One Caught in Raid (24 October 1939)

One Caught in Raid Federal agents from Pittsburgh and Johnstown Monday raided an alleged moonshine still near Fairhope, Somerset County. They said they confiscated 200 gallons of whiskey mash and a quantity of manufacturing paraphernalia. Nathaniel Shroyer, alleged operator, was Read More …

John J. Shroyer (C. 1904 – 22 January 1964)

John J. Shroyer Hollidaysburg – John J. Shroyer, 60, of Reservoir, died Wednesday at his home. Born at Madley, he was a son of the late H. Lincoln and Louisa (Kipp) Shroyer. Mr. Shroyer was employed by the Pennsylvania Railroad Read More …