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In 2020 and 2021, history has repeated itself during the COVID-19 pandemic that has taken the lives of more than 400 Cambria County residents and approximately 550,000 people across the country.
Johnstown Area Heritage Association’s yearlong campaign to raise money for a new elevator at the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center has reached a successful conclusion.
Unbeknownst to anyone at the time, the Tuesday, March 17, 1936 edition of The Johnstown Tribune foreshadowed a historic tragedy in the city.
Victor Heiser’s wild ride through the 1889 Johnstown flood on barn roof and his amazing medical career will be celebrated in his hometown – an…
The 1889 Foundation is recognizing its special connection to Dr. Victor Heiser by awarding a $250,000 grant to the Johnstown Area Heritage Association that will – in part – be used to tell his story of surviving the city’s most catastrophic disaster.
Theaters and museums are hopeful to generate visitors to Johnstown as COVID-19 cases drop off.
When Eric Reighard thinks about the historic, but long underused, State Theater, he envisions a center of culture and nightlife for downtown Johnstown with screening rooms, a performing arts venue, 1920s-style speakeasy with a jazz stage and cigar bar, art classrooms, recording studio and lodging suites.
Johnstown Area Heritage Association has kicked off its 2021 annual fund to support its operations and programs throughout the year.