Top Story Johnstown – November 2022

US Army Awards $1.4 Billion Contract to Kongsberg (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

JWF’s Bill Polacek Honored with Smart 50 Award by Smart Business Magazine (Somerset Daily American)

Johnstown Receives $2 million for Main Street Project and More (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Chamber Summit Highlights Progress Throughout the Region. (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Ground Broken for Last Leg of the Path of the Flood Trail (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Bottle Works Receives $1.1 million for Improvements (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Hospitals Partner for a New Orthopedic Center (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Airport Expansion Funded (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Crowd Gathers for a Parade to Honor Area Veterans (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Somerset Trust Announces Plan for new Headquarters (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Cambria County Library Undergoing Major Renovations (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

County Adopts Land Bank (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Light Up Night Draws Big Crowd (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

CTC Honored for Hiring Veterans (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Bottle Works Receives $1.1 million for Capital Improvements (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Potential STEM Collaboration Between Pittsburgh and Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Cole Swindle Headlines Concert at 1st SUMMIT Arena (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

80 Hit the trail for Morley’s Run (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Area Nonprofits Promote Wellness Through Art (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Area Woman Leading Fashion Industry in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Steeler Hall of Famer Attends Tomahawk Game (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Pop Up Farmer’s Market Hopes O Improve Children’s Nutrition (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Area STEM Club Wins Pittsburgh Competition (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Company Offers Job Program for Students (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Students Taken On a STEM Field Trip (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Holiday Classic the Nutcracker Performed in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Small Business Saturday a Hit with Local Shoppers (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Community Foundation Awards $314-thousand in Mini Grants (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown: October 2022

Community Foundation Receives $14.5 million Gift to Support Early Childhood Education (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

CTC Earns $1.9 Million to Study Extraction of Rare Earth Elements (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Owner Optimistic About the Future of the Galleria Mall (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

$47 Million Coming to the Region for Projects Including Aviation Mechanics School and Early Childhood Education Pilot Program  (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

CTC, Wessel & Company Among the Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown businesses named to Best Places to Work in Pennsylvania | Local News | tribdem.com

Flood City Youth Fitness Academy Offers New STEM Academy (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Roller Rink Planned for the Galleria (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Boscovs to be Remodeled (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Flights Scheduled for Chicago and DC at Johnstown Airport (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Symphony Names New Executive Director (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Young Professionals Conference Focuses on Job Skills (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Woman Showcases Fashion Designs (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Greater Johnstown High School and Penn Highlands Culinary Partnership (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

UPJ President Delivers Message to New Citizens (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Painting Wraps Up on New Ditko Mural (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Regional Parks Highlighted by National Park Service (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Nine More Blighted Structures Ready for Demolition (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Area Heritage Association Bring Hullabaloo Back for Halloween (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Event Hall Reopened in Ebensburg (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Pitt Johnstown Professors Show Off Research (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Family Fall Festival on Area Trails (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Work Continues on Repairs to Johnstown Landmark Bridge (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Area Researchers Study Covid Antibodies (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Penguins Honor Johnstown Native Dana Heinze (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Bridge Dedication Honors Area Veterans (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Octoberfest Draws Nice Crowd (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Coptoberfest Honors Area Police (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Good News Friday (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Kids Learn About Nature in Stackhouse Park (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Native Publishes Supernatural Thriller (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Thousands Line the Streets for Johnstown Halloween Parade (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown – July & August 2022

Johnstown to Receive Second Passenger Train (WTAJ-TV)

State Senator – Region is Strong (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Remote Worker Program Highlighted (The Post Industrial)

JWF Sees Monumental Growth (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New StoryWalk Debuts in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Improving Johnstown One Block at a Time (WJAC-TV)

Area Festivals Draw Crowds (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Native Introduces New Hometown Project (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Students Show Off Esports Skills (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Esports Conference Draws People to Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Ameriserv Music Festival a Smashing Success (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Notch Entertainment in Town for Music Festival (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision Leader Roles Out Action Plan to Move Region Forward (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Walk-In Clinic Coming to Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Gift Shop Opens in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Murtha Fellowship Welcomes Four UPJ Students (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Yogurt Shop to Open in Downtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat(FOX News) 

Local Hospital Receives Top 100 Ranking (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Defense Company Explores Manufacturing Unmanned Aircraft at Airport (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision Together 2025 Helps Send Area Youth on Important Field Trip (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Nanty Glo Hosts Statewide Fireman’s Convention (WJAC-TV)

CFA Founder’s Day Shares Success Stories (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Murtha Fellows Award Grants to Three Organizations (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Laurel Hill Bluegrass Festival Celebrates 14th Year (WJAC-TV)

Event Highlights Flight School in Johnstown (WJAC-TV)

New Spa Opens in Johnstown (WJAC-TV)

New Caring Nooks Places Throughout Region (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Bottleworks Arts Festival Brings Creative Programming for Youth (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Business Blooms in Portage (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Richland Community Days Brings Family Fun (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown: May & June 2022

Historical Day at Showcase – Region’s First Vehicle Assembly Line and new PA/Denmark Agreement (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Showcase for Commerce Highlights Local Defense Contractors (WJAC-TV)

Johnstown Home to World’s First Marvel Approved Public Art (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Thunder in the Valley Benefits Local Business (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)  

Polkafest Draws Crowds (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)  

A rebranding of Johnstown is Underway (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

State Theater Considers Adding Imax Technology  (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

600 People Hit Johnstown Streets for the Path of the Flood Historic Race (WJAC-TV)

New Street Lighting on Main Street (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Workplace Program Prepares Students for Careers (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Stonycreek Rendezvous Brings Thousands to the Region (WJAC-TV)

Future Healthcare Workers Camp at Mount Aloysius (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Symphony Takes Audience on a Magical Journey (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Visitors Explore Downtown for Taste and Tour (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Leaders Issue Pride Month Proclamation (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Celebrates Juneteenth (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)  

Mill Rats Baseball Team Opens Season with a Walk of Fame (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)  

New Store Hoping to Attract More Commerce (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)   

68th Sunnehanna Amateur Tournament (WJAC-TV)  

Business Hall of Fame Inducts Four (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Highway Completion in Sight (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Community Foundation Awards 200k in Community Grants (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Family-Life Events Abundant in Area (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Hot Jobs Podcast Launches in Cambria County (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Groundbreaking for New Sidewalk/Trail Program at UPJ (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Eight Women Honored for Community Service (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Hero Hike Honors Veterans (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Lee Initiatives Health and Wellness Endowments (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown: March and April 2022

Developing a Robust Recreation Based Economy for Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Marketing Strategy for Johnstown Moving Forward (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Developing Leaders through Vision Together 2025 (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Welcoming Johnstown Event To Showcase Culture and Welcome Immigrants (WJAC-TV)

Lockheed Martin Expands with New Facility (WJAC-TV)

Business Hall of Fame Inducts New Laureates (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Penn Highlands to offer Metal Forging Classes (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Artist Saves Artifacts of Johnstown’s Rich Manufacturing History (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Surgical Technology Program Unveiled for Region (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Symphony Announces 94th Season (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Spiderman Creator Honored with First of a Kind Mural (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Former Church Awakens as a Performing Arts Venue (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

A Celebration of Humanity Welcomes Immigrants (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Airport Receives Funding for Access Road (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Millions of Dollars in Grants Coming to Help with Accessibility for Pedestrians and Cyclists (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

53 Million Coming to Complete Route 219 (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision Together Focuses on Solutions (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Tribute to Women to Honor Eight (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Art Fills Cambria County Courthouse (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

TeleHealth Program Receives State Recognition (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

State Cheer Tournament Finds New Home Boosting Johnstown Businesses (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Museum Highlights Germania Roots (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Mega Home Show Draws Crowd at Johnstown Galleria (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

17 Million in Renovations Coming to Greater Johnstown Career and technology Center (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New to the Area, Family calls Johnstown a Diamond in the Rough (whereadventurelives.org)

City Comes Together for Community Cleanup (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown – February 2022

Cambria County Bond Rating Upgraded (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Influx of Dollars to Bolster Downtown Johnstown  (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Esports Tournament Coming to Johnstown will bring visitors and Millions of Dollars (WJAC-TV)

Expanding Passenger Rail Service in the Works (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Boutique Opens in Downtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Learning Center in Donwtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown is a Job seekers Market (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Stimulus Funds Help Area Schools (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Call Center Grand Reopening – Looks to Hire 400 (WJAC-TV)

Upgrades and New Programs at Post-Secondary Schools (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Mount Aloysius Receives Cyber Certification (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Penn Highlands Offers Real-World Training for Police Officers (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Partnership between UPJ and Flood City Youth Fitness Academy to Bolster Student Success (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Women Taking Leadership Roles and Making More (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Classic Vinyl Concert Series Rocks the State Theater (WJAC-TV)

Church Will Reopen as Theater for Dramatic Arts (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Creator Square Gets a Reboot (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Business Model Helping Small Enterprises During Pandemic (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown’s Rich Music Heritage Stretches Across Generations (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Arts And Entertainment Moving Forward After Pandemic (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Colleges Work to match Curriculum to Area Job Needs (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown – December 2021 & January 2022

Touropia Names Johnstown # 2 on List of Best Small Towns In Pennsylvania (Touropia.com)

Local Defense Company Awarded $69-million Contract with US Army (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Selects New City manager (WJAC-TV)

New City Manager Sees Momentum (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision Together Working Together to Move Johnstown in a Positive Direction (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Sheetz and Penn Highlands team up to Help Employees with Tuition (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Arts Center Dedicates New Local Museum (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Great Progress Continues on Removing Blighted Properties (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Johnstown Atmosphere Draws Family to Move from Illinois (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Clara Barton House Nears Completion on First Phase of Renovations (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Nanty Glo Fire Department Cuts Ribbon on $650k Expansion (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Gym Opens 4th Location (WJAC-TV)

New Telehealth Facility To Open in Early 2022 (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Steel Sculptures Add to Johnstown’s Industrial Corridor (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Taxes Decreased in Cambria County (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Hundreds Hit the Slopes (WJAC-TV)

Major Grants to Provide Upgrades for Arena and Telehealth facility (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Restaurant Opens in Downtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Outdoor Projects Receive Funding (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Cross Country Ski Rental Program Now Available on the Ghost Town Trail (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Area Veterans Honored for their Service (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Chamber Celebrates First Year of Jet Service at Cambria County Airport (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Top Story Johnstown – November 2021

Johnstown $24-million is State’s Largest grant (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

How Grant Will Impact Corridor Upgrades (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Transportation Dollars Boost Region (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Senator Casey in Town to Discuss $24-million Grant (WJAC-TV)

Johnstown Gets $24 Million Dollar Grant (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision’s Haley Thomas on Helping Young People Choose Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Cambria County Fights Population in Little and Big Ways (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) Salena Zito: Cambria County fights population loss in little, big ways | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Moxham Community Highlights the Positives (WJAC-TV)

Momentum in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune DemocratDowntown Development | ‘Momentum’ in Johnstown: Numerous projects that will refurbish buildings, open new businesses in motion | News | tribdem.com

Downtown Projects Cause for Excitement (Johnstown Tribune Democrat

More People Choosing to Live in the Downtown (Johnstown Tribune DemocratDowntown Development | Houses and lofts: More people choosing to live in the downtown | News | tribdem.com

Land Donated to Inclined Plane Park (Johnstown Tribune DemocratRetired Westmont businessman donates land for park below Inclined Plane | News | tribdem.com

Boutiques and Passion Projects in Downtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat) Downtown Development | ‘More funky than traditional’: Boutiques and projects of passion populate city’s downtown | News | tribdem.com

Young Entrepreneurs Energize Johnstown’s Business District (Johnstown Tribune Democrat) Downtown Development | ‘People just like me’: Transplants, young entrepreneurs energize city’s business sector | News | tribdem.com

Projects for Children in the Works (Johnstown Tribune Democrat) Downtown Development | ‘Connects kids to the community’: Projects for children in works in Johnstown | News | tribdem.com

Adaptive Reuse Underway in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat) Downtown Development | Efforts put new shine on city’s history through adaptive reuse | News | tribdem.com

Christmas Festivities Ring in the Season (Johnstown Tribune Democrat) Family Life | ‘Fun and festive mood’: Ring in the Christmas season with events, activities throughout the region | Local News | tribdem.com

Johnstown Students Explore Careers (Johnstown Tribune Democrat‘Explore different careers’: Greater Johnstown fair connects students with opportunities | Local News | tribdem.com

Crowds Pack Downtown for Tree Lighting (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Chamber/Vision Together 2025 video on those who Chose to move back home to the Johnstown region. 

Progress Made on Downtown Rails to Trails (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Spider Man Mural Approved by Marvel for Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Moxham Community Light Up (WJAC-TV)

Top Story Johnstown – September & October 2021

Growth at Johnstown Airport (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Vision 2025 CEO – Why you Should Move to Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Mural Depicts Johnstown Past, Present and Future (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Music Fest Draws Large Crowd (WJAC-TV)

National Blacksmithing Event Draws Visitors from all Over the Country (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Downtown Johnstown Hosts Culture Crawl (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Refurbished Bridge Honors Johnstown Firefighters (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Boy Scouts Honor JWF Industries Leader at Annual Dinner (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Viaduct Renamed to Honor Pastor (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)  

Vision Hires Saint Francis Standout  (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Nine Women Honored for Community Service (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Potatofest Draws Crowd to Ebensburg (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Mount Aloysius Welcomes New President (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Ribbon Cutting marks Expansion for Coatings Company (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Grand Opening of New Business in Downtown Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Cultural Center Plans Events & Tours (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Art Center Celebrates “Artober Fest” (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Insurance Office Opens in Johnstown (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

Local Veterans Saluted for Service to the Community (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)

New Mentoring Program for Area Youth (Johnstown Tribune Democrat)