Johnstown man charged after party

JOHNSTOWN – A city man was charged after allowing a drinking party at his home that involved about 25 underage youths.

Scott R. Sweetman, 39, of 6 Persse Ave., was charged at 7 p.m. Wednesday by city police with prohibition against consumption of alcoholic beverages by minors on a private property, a violation.

Sweetman allegedly allowed the party at his home on New Year’s Eve.

Police said the youths ranged in age from 15 to 19.

Sweetman was issued an appearance ticket and released, police said.