The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Vision 2013

Vision 2013
  • ethnic_food 28 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.

    April 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • JMD_1947.JPG 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.

    April 28, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 28, 2013

  • 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.

    April 28, 2013

  • 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.

    April 28, 2013

  • 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.

    April 28, 2013

  • polka_28 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.

    April 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • Startups playing a bigger role in area’s economy

    Not too long ago, most of them were working 9 to 5 for area companies.

    April 28, 2013

  • Use of mobile banking on the rise, survey finds

    The future of banking has arrived.
    It’s mobile.

    April 28, 2013

  • 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.

    April 28, 2013

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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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