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Jerrie Layman was 4 years old in 1946 when she was discovered by Joe Cavanaugh, Johnstown radio station WARD’s “Man on the Street.” She recently came across her mother’s scrapbook from those early years and shares her memories with Johnstown Magazine readers.

Jason Johnson, originally from Philadelphia, moved to Johnstown and, after only three years, opened his own clothing store, Jay Did It Customs.

Fire Chief Robert Statler has been with the Johnstown Fire Department for 25 years. When you ask him what keeps him there, it is a simple statement. “I love my job.”

The Laurel Highlands is a wonderful, beloved, year-round destination, and that includes winter adventure,” Anna Weltz, director of public relations and community outreach for Laurel Highlands Visitors Bureau, says.

Johnstown Magazine is now accepting wedding photos from photographers and their newlywed clients for publication in our January edition. Submit high resolution photos through the form at https://www.tribdem.com/site/forms/submit_photos_for_johnstown_magazine or send to editorjohnstownmag@gma…

November 2021

In the absence of other means of transportation, Greater Johnstown residents can – and often do – count on Cambria Country Transit Authority (CamTran) buses to get them around town and sometimes a little further.

November 2021

Andi Palmar is happy to know that, thanks to a charitable organization she helped establish, dozens of women have once again been able to pick up their hair brush.

November 2021

The Bowl with Gold Seams explores family, war, racism, death, love, regret, suicide, treatment of those who are different and other emotional topics that shape us as humans.

November 2021

When Tim Makdad saw the plain glass window at his new home on Luzerne Street in Westmont, he knew it needed something.

October 2021

Tammy Stuver, a 12-year breast cancer survivor, says attitude is an important component in battling the disease.

“If diagnosed, stay strong and stubborn and fight,” she says. “Surround yourself with positive people and don’t allow negativity in your life.”

October 2021

Each year, Johnstown Magazine highlights some of the brave individuals who faced a breast cancer diagnosis and plowed their way through.

October 2021

At 27, Nicole Holdosi made regular gynecological exams part of her heath regimen. But last year her reason for wanting to see the doctor was different.

October 2021

Although Cherub Kycko did not have any symptoms of breast cancer, she was encouraged to have a mammogram at the age of 40.

“Even if you don’t feel a lump in your breast, I suggest still getting checked,” she says.

October 2021

Tammy Horner’s online retail business, Who Gives a T?, creates fun apparel for customers and non-profit causes. Her newest T-shirts are stylish ways to fall into autumn.

October 2021

Passion — it’s the word that a few of the area’s Boston Marathon participants use to explain their commitment to the 26.2-mile road race.

October 2021

Tools, hardware, home goods, weapons -  blacksmithing may not be something one thinks of every day, but it no doubt impacts our everyday life.

October 2021

Johnstown is a place of rich histories and Alma Hall is surely home to many. In fact, the Independent Order of Odd Fellows has called the building home since 1884.

September 2021

Sue Strohm was at her church, Shanksville United Methodist, one Sunday in early 2002, when a fellow church member, Donna Glessner, stood up with a call to action. People were coming to the crash site near Shanksville, and there was no one to greet them, no one to give them directions or help…

September 2021

At 10:05:52 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, Val McClatchey shot a photograph that is arguably one of the most important images taken on the day that simply came to be known as 9/11.

September 2021

Local music gurus are teaming up to help young people in the community find a way to thrive in the industry.

September 2021

Three major memorials to Sept. 11, 2001, are located on the sites where the four hijacked jets crashed in New York City, Washington, D.C., and Shankville.

Cruella, starring Emma Stone, Emma Thompson and Joel Fry and directed by Craig Gillespie, is the 2021 quasi-prequel to Disney’s 101 Dalmations.

The Boonies serves as an excellent argument for more films to be made in the Johnstown area. The aesthetic and natural beauty of the landscape can serve so many different types of stories and cinematographer Jeffrey Smee really captures that.

Once a neighborhood grocery store, this somewhat inconspicuous building in Brownstown is now in its 35th year as an alluring country store.

“I am proud of who we are." Interracial couples share their stories in celebration of National Loving Day.

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Gifts, cards, flowers, phone calls, in-person visits — these are typical ways to convey friendship, care and comfort.

When Johnstown Mill Rats’ players run onto the field for the opening game of their inaugural season, they will be sporting crisp new uniforms. Not a spot to be seen on their sunny, yellow ball caps. 

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Not long after Trinity Romesberg arrived on campus at Slippery Rock University, she started her own Instagram-based faith and positivity clothing line.

One of my earlier memories of film criticism was of Roger Ebert calling Citizen Kane his favorite movie, or perhaps it was the one he considered most important. 

These days, perhaps more than ever, our homes have become our havens. They’re the places we feel the safest when our world is not as secure as it once was.

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Chad McLaren will tell you he bought his beautiful three-bedroom home in Johnstown’s Morrellville neighborhood for the price of a used Honda Accord. The ability to own a home without going into crazy debt is one of the many things that drew McLaren back to his hometown region and away from l…

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Nothing says summer like a plunge in a pool, so with sunny days here again, swimming will be a popular activity for many area residents. While some enjoy pools in their backyards, many happy memories are made at area swim parks where anyone can enjoy a plunge.

On May 31, 1889 the Day Express, a passenger train from Chicago via Pittsburgh, arrived at the Johnstown railroad station in two separate sections. 

Through the years, Johnstown's Grandview Cemetery has provided a final resting place for residents from all walks of life.

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Through positive body image, women in the plus-sized community are now in the spotlight.

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The John Murtha Johnstown-Cambria County Airport sits on a hill just outside the city. Opened in 1948 when passengers boarded TWA's DC-3s, it has been the starting and ending point for many travelers and has been used by presidents and locals alike. But the airport is much more than a transp…

Johnstown Magazine is a positive and forward-thinking monthly publication for the people of our region. Focusing on lifestyle pieces, biographies, food and drink and more, we cover the Greater Johnstown area and the residents that make it unique. A publication of The Tribune-Democrat.

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