Blacklick Township is Twin Rocks, Belsano, Cardiff, Red Mill, White Mill, and other neighborhoods in the rural quarter north of Nanty Glo.
Vintondale is the historic cradle of Cambria County's storied steel industry. After its short-lived experiment in iron making, the borough made its mark in coal, coke, and timber.
Jackson Township is a northern suburb of Johnstown and the southern neighbor of Nanty Glo. Though most of the Township shopped Nanty Glo in "the day," now the tables have been turned or at least the traffic goes both ways.
Glotube is a collection of more than 100 short video programs contributed by Blacklick Valley residents and former residents. They are all backed up on YouTube to be accessed on all Internet video players.
That's the Home Page's name for this pair of lovely ponds occupying much of the acreage once occupied by Nanty Glo's biggest and most important mine, Heisley, later called Bethlehem Mine 31. Everyone hereabouts knows about the improvements on that site on the "front," where Shop 'n' Save and RiteAid are found, but many are unaware of this great place to walk or bike behind a stand of trees and below Christoff Street. The video is one of scores available in our GloTube department.