- Vision 2013
Experts: Retail outlook bright
The Richland Town Centre will be filled to its max this fall when a trendy teen chain opens its doors in the former Fashion Bug.
Record sales year
The landscape of the auto industry changed from 2008 to 2010, when two of the “big three” car manufacturers – Chrysler and General Motors – declared bankruptcy and were rescued by the government.
MAKING AN IMPACT | Tomahawks’ first season helps business, community
The Johnstown Tomahawks filled a void for the city’s hockey-starved fans while also pumping a boost into the region’s economy during their inaugural North American Hockey League season.
Stars align for arena
Acting General Manager Tom Grenell sees Cambria County War Memorial Arena as the core or biggest economic driver in downtown Johnstown.
Thunder is still going strong after 15 years
Lisa M. Rager, executive director of the Greater Johnstown Cambria County Convention and Visitors Bureau, said Thunder in the Valley creates millions of dollars in direct visitor spending that trickles down into the community.
Area colleges undergo growth, improvements
Area colleges, universities and community colleges are not only experiencing growth, but also ushering in new programs and expansion projects they believe will meet the demands of students and the community.
Cashing in: Companies, counties look to benefit from natural gas
A Johnstown-based trucking company with a fleet of 80 tractor-trailers hopes to be one of the first in the region to break the hold foreign oil has on gasoline prices and operate its vehicles on compressed natural gas.
City neighborhoods take different paths
Distinct neighborhoods have long been part of Johnstown’s financial and cultural identity.
Cambria City is different than Woodvale. Downtown and Walnut Grove are unique. Kernville and Roxbury are clearly distinguishable from each other.
- Business capsules 04/21/2013
Ferndale business, others help bring region up to speed
Steve Thompson playfully refers to his business automation company as “the best kept secret in Johnstown.”
Perhaps the lack of a sign out front gives an indication.
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