The Advocate

Hypnosis focus is often on weight

Peijia Zhang, Staff Writer

October 4, 2017

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If one equates hypnosis with a swinging pocket watch, it may be time to rethink. Nancy Compton, a hypnotist from Sedona, Ariz., is to hold a group weight-loss hypnosis Oct. 23 at 647 Main Street in Johnstown Oct. 23. “So it...

Raiders hunt Pokémon

Justin Schmithorst, Circulation Director

September 26, 2017

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Those who play the smartphone game Pokémon Go on campus have the option of joining a social group, called raid groups, with the Facebook Pokémon Go group UPJ Go. The group members aim to collaborate among local players for raid bo...

All but animals in the circus today

Sammy Yamrose, Contributing Writer

September 20, 2017

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At 7:30 p.m. Sept. 20, the Bindlestiff Family Cirkus is to perform two sets of their unique blend of traditional circus, sideshow oddity and vaudevillian novelty at the Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center. Bindlestiff offers i...

Some seniors are ready, some are not

Ashley Shriver, Contributing Writer

April 19, 2017

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Pitt-Johnstown seniors have 10 days until graduation. At least some of the graduates are likely to feel prepared at graduation. According to Pitt-Johnstown’s website, 99 percent of education graduates report that the Education ...

Photo Story (April 12, 2017)

Natasha Bazika, Chief Photographer

April 12, 2017

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Animal shelter receives helping hands

Ashley Shriver, Contributing Writer

April 12, 2017

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In the  Cambria County Humane Society shelter’s lobby, the first thing one might notice are papers on a clipboard on an office door. An average of 20 such papers are received every week, according to society board member ...

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