The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Focus on the Arts

Focus on the Arts
  • artworks.JPG 'Marked for success' | Art Works a place to create, exhibit, teach and sell

    Rosemary Pawlowski, interim board president of Art Works in Johnstown! describes the facility as art as business.

    September 30, 2012 2 Photos

  • Facility assessing revenue streams

    As treasurer of Art Works in Johnstown! it is John Saracena’s job to make sure the board doesn’t go into debt to advance its cause.

    September 30, 2012

  • hornicks.JPG Family keeps building to sustain arts

    In order to establish Art Works in Johnstown! the first priority was obtaining a building large enough for artists to work, exhibit, teach and sell.

    September 30, 2012 1 Photo

  • rose and greg.JPG Board of directors works to nurture facility's needs

    The board of directors of the Community Arts Center of Cambria County has a profound impact on maintaining an organization that has become a people’s favorite.

    August 26, 2012 1 Photo

  • art_center.JPG Fulfilling its mission | 'Art is something for everyone'

    What was once a pioneer gathering place for knowledge, entertainment and food has become a modern go-to facility for the arts and art education.

    August 26, 2012 1 Photo

  • Funds in check at arts center | Annual operating budget is $210,000

    Like many nonprofit organizations, the Community Arts Center of Cambia County is dealing with finances the best it can in order to continue providing quality programs and exhibitions. But the arts center is in better financial condition than many others.

    August 26, 2012

  • Volunteers are backbone of arts center

    Volunteers are what allow the Community Arts Center of Cambria County to live and breathe.
    Volunteers answer phones, process new and renewed memberships and help move exhibits in and out.

    August 26, 2012

  • PPAC spring Mamula.JPG A gift that keeps giving | Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center a 'cultural landmark'

    When the ground was broken in the late 1980s to build Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center, it was predicted to be the crown jewel of the Johnstown arts scene. It unquestionably has lived up to the hype. The facility on the Pitt-Johnstown campus boasts a state-of-the-art lighting system, vibrant acoustics and breathtaking architecture.

    July 29, 2012 1 Photo

  • Patty Carnevali 2.JPG 'It has brought a lot to the community'

    Being executive director of Pasquerilla Performing Arts Center involves more than introducing performers from the stage before a show. Duties are many and varied and haven’t changed much since the arts center opened on the Pitt-Johnstown campus in 1991. The arts center is owned and operated by Pitt-Johnstown, and the executive director is an employee of the university.
    There have been two executive directors in the center’s 21-year history. Patricia Carnevali came on board before the center was built, and Michael Bodolosky took over in 2006.

    July 29, 2012 2 Photos

  • The schedule

    July 29, 2012


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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