- Vision 2013
Cambria City Ethnic Festival continues to thrive
When organizers of Johnstown FolkFest decided to move their celebration from Cambria City to festival park and call it Flood City Music Fest, those left behind knew that ethnic heritage is a big part of Johnstown.
For chef, there’s no place like home
When Rebecca Armstrong left Johnstown three years ago to pursue a culinary career in Charlotte, N.C., she was a starry-eyed twenty-something – full of restless passion, fresh ideas and the drive to become renowned for her cooking.
Area’s diners enjoy more menu options
Louisiana Lickers hot wings, raspberry pomegranate frozen yogurt and a capicola and egg submarine sandwich were among the local eats added to the Johnstown area’s menu options over the past year.
Help offered for those starting out
Not every idea for a new business is going to succeed, but there is help for those pondering a leap into entrepreneurialism, said Edward R. Huttenhower, director of the Small Business Development Center at St. Francis University.
Entrepreneurs vital for region’s future
Lou Mihalko launched his business with a classified ad in The Tribune-Democrat, some borrowed tools and his mother’s 7-year-old Toyota station wagon with a ladder rack.
Region offers something for everyone
When it comes to tourism, the Cambria/Somerset county region continues to offer a wide range of activities that attracts tens of thousands of visitors annually.
Festivals draw scores to Johnstown
The festival season gets off to a rousing start with one of Johnstown’s most popular events, the Friendly City PolkaFest.
Startups playing a bigger role in area’s economy
Not too long ago, most of them were working 9 to 5 for area companies.
Use of mobile banking on the rise, survey finds
The future of banking has arrived.
Conemaugh turns to tech
There was little in bricks and mortar added to Conemaugh Health System’s vast two-county network of facilities, but that doesn’t mean the region’s largest single employer has scaled back investment.
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