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Conemaugh

(kŏn`əmô'), river c.70 mi (110 km) long, rising in the Allegheny Mts. and flowing NW to the Allegheny River, SW Pa. Federal flood-control works on the river and its tributaries include Conemaugh River Dam (160 ft/49 m high; 1,265 ft/386 m long; completed 1952).
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Major organization : CONEMAUGH TOWNSHIP SUPERVISORS
This company merged into Conemaugh Valley Mutual Insurance Co.
These included not only the suddenness and ferocity of the tragedy but the fact that it was caused by inadequate flood-control measures--in this case the catastrophic failure of a 72-foot-high dam on the Little Conemaugh River 14 miles upstream of Johnstown, a Pennsylvania valley town--and the remarkable grit and determination exhibited by survivors.
1887) and Conemaugh Valley Mutual Insurance Company (Johnstown, PA - est.
1889: More than 2,200 people died when the South Fork Dam failed on the Little Conemaugh River, unleashing a wall of water that destroyed the town of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Following the acquisition and subject to regulatory reviews by the Attorney General of Pennsylvania and the Blair County Orphans' Court, Nason Hospital has become part of Conemaugh Health System.
2 September 2014 - US hospitals owner and operator Duke LifePoint Healthcare LLC has finalised its acquisition of local inpatient and outpatient healthcare services provider Conemaugh Health System Inc, the companies announced today in a joint press release.
On May 31, 1889, some 2,200 people in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, perished when the South Fork Dam holding back Lake Conemaugh collapsed, sending 20 million tons of water rushing through the town.
From the Department of Pathology, Magee-Womens Hospital of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Drs Zhao, Amin, Kanbour-Shakir, and Austin; and the Department of Pathology, Conemaugh Health System, Johnstown, Pennsylvania (Drs Weng and Chen).
AG Corbett Negotiates Agreement in Proposed Purchase of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Lee Hospital by Conemaugh Health System (July 28, 2005), available at http://www.
She is a Nurse Practitioner, Palliative Care, Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, Johnstown, PA.