Johnstown, Pennsylvania

What is Johnstown, Pennsylvania known for?


iconic movie

-life Johnstown Jets hockey team and its North American Hockey League championship in 1976. In the movie, Johnstown was rechristened "Charlestown" and the Jets as the Charlestown Chiefs. The film's premiere engendered some local controversy, as some thought Johnstown was portrayed in a less than flattering light. ''Slap Shot'' has since become the iconic movie about hockey and its foibles. Nancy Dowd would revive the fake town of "Charlestown" in her screenplay


stage books

a future digital transmitter within Allegheny County that would still give Jeannette a decent signal. - Jeanne Coyne was a professional dancer, choreographer and actress born in 1923. At the age of 7 Coyne enrolled in the Gene Kelly Studio of Dance in Johnstown, Pennsylvania and developed a schoolgirl crush on Kelly Yudkoff, Alvin. Gene Kelly: A Life of Dance and Dreams. Back Stage Books. 1999. p. 29. that lasted her entire life. ref name "Silverman. p. 97"


comedic musical

– a Biography publisher W.H. Allen year 1984 location London pages isbn 0491031823 While at Pitt, Kelly became involved in the university's Cap and Gown Club (University of Pittsburgh Repertory Theatre), which staged original, comedic musical productions.


events performances

Babe Ruth once played, was razed and rebuilt. A recently passed zoning ordinance created an artist zone and a traditional neighborhood zone to encourage both artistic endeavors and the old-fashioned "Mom and Pop" enterprises that had difficulty thriving under the previous code. The Bottleworks Ethnic Arts Center offers many exhibitions, events, performances, and classes that celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Area. The Johnstown Chiefs hockey team managed


diverse cultural

Babe Ruth once played, was razed and rebuilt. A recently passed zoning ordinance created an artist zone and a traditional neighborhood zone to encourage both artistic endeavors and the old-fashioned "Mom and Pop" enterprises that had difficulty thriving under the previous code. The Bottleworks Ethnic Arts Center offers many exhibitions, events, performances, and classes that celebrate the rich and diverse cultural heritage of the Area. The Johnstown Chiefs hockey team managed to provide affordable family entertainment to the region for 22 seasons, the longest period a franchise of the league stayed in one city. The Chiefs were a member team of the ECHL, the premier "AA" hockey league in North America, and played their home games in the Cambria County War Memorial Arena. The Chiefs decision to relocate caused a flood of public interest in the sport of hockey. As many as 4 leagues were interested in having a team in the War Memorial. In the end the city landed a deal with another ECHL team the Wheeling Nailers. The CJL Engineering Office Building at 232 Horner Street was awarded a LEED Silver Certification by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) on March 30, 2010. It is the first fully certified LEED building in Johnstown. The recently established ART WORKS In Johnstown! houses artist studios in some of the area's architecturally significant but underused industrial buildings. The ART WORKS in Johnstown project is projected to be a Non-Profit LEED-certified green building. The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center opened in 2001 with the permanent exhibit America: Through Immigrant Eyes, which tells the story of immigration to the area during the Industrial Revolution. In June 2009, the Heritage Discovery Center opened the Johnstown Children's Museum and premiered "The Mystery of Steel," a film detailing the history of steel in Johnstown. The Bottleworks Ethnic Arts Center, ART WORKS, and the Heritage Discovery Center are located in the historic Cambria City section of town, which boasts a variety of eastern European ethnic church (church (building))es and social halls. This neighborhood hosted the National Folk Festival (National Folk Festival (USA)) for three years in the early 1990s, which expanded into the Flood City Music Festival. Johnstown also hosts the annual Thunder in the Valley motorcycle rally during the fourth week of June; the event has attracted motorcyclists from across the Northeast to the city of Johnstown since 1998. Well over 200,000 participants enjoyed the 2008 edition of Thunder In The Valley and the event continues to grow in size. Significant efforts have been made to deal with deteriorating housing, brownfields, drug problems, and other issues as population leaves the city limits and concentrates in suburban boroughs and townships. The Johnstown Fire Department has become a leader in developing intercommunication systems among first responders, and is now a national model for ways to avoid the communications problems which faced many first responders during the September 11, 2001 attacks. Geography Johnstown is located at '''Frank Albert Benford, Jr.''', (1883 Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania – December 4, 1948) was an American electrical engineer and physicist best known for rediscovering and generalizing Benford's Law, a statistical statement about the occurrence of digits in lists of data. DATE OF BIRTH 29 May 1883 PLACE OF BIRTH Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania DATE OF DEATH 4 December 1948 airdate 15th September, 1949 location Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) State College, Pennsylvania callsign_meaning '''J'''ohnstown '''A'''utomotive '''C'''ompany (original owner) '''WJAC-TV''' is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Allegheny (Allegheny Mountains) area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania). It broadcasts a high definition (High-definition television) digital signal on UHF channel 34 from a transmitter northwest of the city in Laurel Ridge State Park along the Cambria (Cambria County, Pennsylvania) and Westmoreland (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) County line. Owned by Cox Enterprises, the station has studios on Old Hickory Lane in Johnstown. Syndicated (television syndication) programming on the station includes ''The Ellen DeGeneres Show'', ''Dr. Phil (Dr. Phil (TV series))'', ''Live with Kelly'', ''Entertainment Tonight'', ''The Big Bang Theory'', ''The Insider (The Insider (TV series))'' and ''Judge Judy''. Commissions Lieberman is known for his ability to write and tell the story behind historical events. He has created performances commissioned by the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the Smithsonian Institution (for the National Air and Space Museum), Van Andel Museum Center (Public Museum of Grand Rapids), NASA, and Historic Philadelphia. Syd Lieberman biography at August House airdate October 13, 1986 (1986 in television) location Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) State College, Pennsylvania callsign_meaning '''W'''e're '''W'''onderful '''C'''entral '''P'''ennsylvania '''WWCP-TV''' is the Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company)-affiliated television station for the Allegheny (Allegheny Mountains) area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania). It broadcasts a high definition (high-definition television) digital signal on VHF channel 8 from a transmitter in Ligonier Township (Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) along the Somerset (Somerset County, Pennsylvania) County line. The station can also be seen on Comcast channel 8 and in high definition on digital channel 808. Owned by Peak Media, WWCP operates the area's ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WATM-TV (owned by Palm Television, L.P.) through a local marketing agreement (LMA). Early years Prosser was born on March 16, 1834 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the son of Welsh (Welsh people) immigrants. His family moved to Johnstown, Pennsylvania when he was very young. In Johnstown, Prosser received a limited formal education, but went on to teach school and study law (although he never practiced). He moved to California in 1854, where he engaged in mining.


manufacture large

transformer manufacturing company of USA) is situated in this city. General Electric and TMEIC GE manufacture large drive systems for electrical generation stations and factories at their joint facility in Salem. ITT (ITT Corporation) manufactures night vision goggles at its plant in Roanoke County, and some of its employees have started other firms such as Optical Cable Corporation. The proximity of automotive assembly plants in the South has attracted manufacturers including Dynax


created performances

Theory '', ''The Insider (The Insider (TV series))'' and ''Judge Judy''. Commissions Lieberman is known for his ability to write and tell the story behind historical events. He has created performances commissioned by the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the Smithsonian Institution (for the National Air and Space Museum), Van Andel Museum Center (Public Museum of Grand Rapids), NASA, and Historic Philadelphia. Syd Lieberman biography at August House airdate October 13, 1986 (1986 in television) location Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) State College, Pennsylvania callsign_meaning '''W'''e're '''W'''onderful '''C'''entral '''P'''ennsylvania '''WWCP-TV''' is the Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company)-affiliated television station for the Allegheny (Allegheny Mountains) area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania). It broadcasts a high definition (high-definition television) digital signal on VHF channel 8 from a transmitter in Ligonier Township (Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) along the Somerset (Somerset County, Pennsylvania) County line. The station can also be seen on Comcast channel 8 and in high definition on digital channel 808. Owned by Peak Media, WWCP operates the area's ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WATM-TV (owned by Palm Television, L.P.) through a local marketing agreement (LMA). Early years Prosser was born on March 16, 1834 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the son of Welsh (Welsh people) immigrants. His family moved to Johnstown, Pennsylvania when he was very young. In Johnstown, Prosser received a limited formal education, but went on to teach school and study law (although he never practiced). He moved to California in 1854, where he engaged in mining.


business+decades

. The '''Penn Traffic Company''' was founded in 1854 in Johnstown, Pennsylvania as a food service company for stagecoaches. It eventually became a general-merchandise department store but by the early 1960s had also returned to the food business through the acquisition of Super Value Corporation, operator of the 10-store Riverside supermarket chain. In 1982, the company sold its department stores and concentrated solely on the food and supermarket business. Decades later, a series of financial troubles lead to Penn Traffic's Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing in November 2009 and sale of assets to Tops Markets in early 2010. '''Frank Albert Benford, Jr.''', (1883 Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania – December 4, 1948) was an American electrical engineer and physicist best known for rediscovering and generalizing Benford's Law, a statistical statement about the occurrence of digits in lists of data. DATE OF BIRTH 29 May 1883 PLACE OF BIRTH Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania DATE OF DEATH 4 December 1948 airdate 15th September, 1949 location Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) State College, Pennsylvania callsign_meaning '''J'''ohnstown '''A'''utomotive '''C'''ompany (original owner) '''WJAC-TV''' is the NBC-affiliated television station for the Allegheny (Allegheny Mountains) area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania). It broadcasts a high definition (High-definition television) digital signal on UHF channel 34 from a transmitter northwest of the city in Laurel Ridge State Park along the Cambria (Cambria County, Pennsylvania) and Westmoreland (Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) County line. Owned by Cox Enterprises, the station has studios on Old Hickory Lane in Johnstown. Syndicated (television syndication) programming on the station includes ''The Ellen DeGeneres Show'', ''Dr. Phil (Dr. Phil (TV series))'', ''Live with Kelly'', ''Entertainment Tonight'', ''The Big Bang Theory'', ''The Insider (The Insider (TV series))'' and ''Judge Judy''. Commissions Lieberman is known for his ability to write and tell the story behind historical events. He has created performances commissioned by the city of Johnstown, Pennsylvania, the Smithsonian Institution (for the National Air and Space Museum), Van Andel Museum Center (Public Museum of Grand Rapids), NASA, and Historic Philadelphia. Syd Lieberman biography at August House airdate October 13, 1986 (1986 in television) location Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) State College, Pennsylvania callsign_meaning '''W'''e're '''W'''onderful '''C'''entral '''P'''ennsylvania '''WWCP-TV''' is the Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company)-affiliated television station for the Allegheny (Allegheny Mountains) area of Pennsylvania that is licensed to Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania). It broadcasts a high definition (high-definition television) digital signal on VHF channel 8 from a transmitter in Ligonier Township (Ligonier Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania) along the Somerset (Somerset County, Pennsylvania) County line. The station can also be seen on Comcast channel 8 and in high definition on digital channel 808. Owned by Peak Media, WWCP operates the area's ABC (American Broadcasting Company) affiliate WATM-TV (owned by Palm Television, L.P.) through a local marketing agreement (LMA). Early years Prosser was born on March 16, 1834 in Williamsport, Pennsylvania, the son of Welsh (Welsh people) immigrants. His family moved to Johnstown, Pennsylvania when he was very young. In Johnstown, Prosser received a limited formal education, but went on to teach school and study law (although he never practiced). He moved to California in 1854, where he engaged in mining.


service site

. Grandview also holds the remains of the 777 victims of the 1889 Johnstown Flood who were not able to be identified. * Johnstown Flood National Memorial - the National Park Service site that preserves the remains of the South Fork Dam and portions of the Lake Conemaugh bed. * ''The Johnstown Flood Museum'' - shows the Academy Award-winning film "The Johnstown Flood" as part of the museum experience. * Johnstown Inclined Plane is the world's steepest vehicular inclined plane


school business

, later claiming: "With time I became disenchanted with teaching because the ratio of girls to boys was more than ten to one, and once the girls reached sixteen the dropout rate was very high." In 1937, having successfully managed and developed the family's dance school business, he moved to New York City in search of work as a choreographer. *1976 – The American Viking 1 lander

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

'''Johnstown''' is a city in Cambria County (Cambria County, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania, east of Pittsburgh. The population was 20,978 at the 2010 census (2010 United States Census). It is the principal city of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania, Metropolitan Statistical Area, which includes Cambria County (Cambria County, Pennsylvania). American Factfinder, 2010 census summary file 1, http: factfinder2.census.gov faces tableservices jsf pages productview.xhtml?fpt table

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