The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


October 26, 2012

What's happening this week in region



Spooky music

A Halloween Spooktacular Concert will be presented by Johnstown Symphony Orchestra at 2 p.m. Saturday at Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, Richland Township.

The audience is invited to dress in costume for the special family concert.

Tickets are $5 for adults and $2 for children ages 12 and younger.

Information: 535-6738, 269-7200 or

Italian party

An Italian Celebration will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday at Venue of Merging Arts,

305 Chestnut St. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

James Greco of the Italian Sons and Daughters of America will give a presentation.

A photo exhibit, “Italy as I See It,” will feature photographs by Alisa Pavick Barnhart, Eileen Graham and Chandler Mical, who all visited Italy.

Matthew Meyers and Darlene Pantano Pejack will give food demonstrations.

Other Italian treats to sample will include pizzelles by Theresa Fenimore Cassat, biscotti by Mary Battaline and several types of homemade wine.

Admission is $7.

Information: 410-2245.

Recital series

Bishop McCort Singers will perform at noon Tuesday at First Lutheran Church, 415 Vine St. in downtown Johnstown.

Some songs will be a cappella while others will be accompanied by Anastazia Hall or Jessica Schulte.

A light lunch will follow.  


Musical evening

Kalob Griffin Band, Pennsylvania-bred Americana rock ’n’ rollers, will perform tonight at Art Works in Johnstown! 413 Third Ave. in the Cambria City section of Johnstown.

Local musician Gerry Stanek will open at 7:30.

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children younger than 5 will be admitted free.


Hoppin’ stop

Hip-hop artist and Johnstown native Andre Roxx of the Wu-Tang Midwest Killa Beez will perform Saturday at Eva’s Lounge, 1002 Railroad St., Johnstown.

Doors will open at 9 p.m.

Other up-and-coming artists to be featured will be Klasik, Doc Jonez, C Gunna and T.O.A.K.

Tickets are $15 in advance at A&A Closet, 654 Horner St. in the Hornerstown section of Johnstown, or at the door for $20.

Information: 242-7848 or 270-3197.

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What is the biggest key to reducing gun violence in Johnstown?

Tackling the area's drug problem.
Controlling folks moving into city housing.
Monitoring folks in treatment centers and halfway houses.
Tougher sentencing by the court system.
More police on the streets.

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