The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA

Vision 2013

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.

    April 28, 2013

  • dealership_4-28.JPG 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.

    April 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • tommies impact 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.

    April 28, 2013 2 Photos

  • arena_28 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.

    April 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • thunder_28 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.

    April 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • 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.

    April 21, 2013

  • 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.

    April 21, 2013

  • 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.

    April 21, 2013

  • Business capsules 04/21/2013

    April 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.

    April 21, 2013

Poll

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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