Johnstown, Pennsylvania

What is Johnstown, Pennsylvania known for?


size+significant

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


scientific field

, a scientific field dominated throughout much of the 20th century by male scientists, Mary Cover Jones stands out as a pioneer of behavior therapy—Joseph Wolpe dubbed her "the mother of behavior therapy" . Mary Cover


personal relationship

John J. Raskob as a private secretary, beginning a long and profitable business and personal relationship between the two. **Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania) (Altoona-Blair County Airport) **Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) (Johnstown-Cambria County Airport) **Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) (Pittsburgh International Airport) - Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania WFRJ 00 88.9 FM - '''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.


legal fiction

of Station WNPA-TV No physical connection of this station with the small community of Jeannette has ever existed except as a very clever legal fiction. WNPA-TV moves under KDKA umbrella, Pittsburgh Business Times, September 13, 2000 The station's new WPCW callsign is marketed using the slogan "Pittsburgh's CW", and has filed two construction permit applications to base


musical education

, Stonycreek (Stonycreek River), and Conemaugh (Conemaugh River) rivers. Cadman’s musical education, unlike that of most of his American contemporaries, was completely American. Born in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, he began piano lessons at 13. Eventually, he went to nearby Pittsburgh where he studied harmony, theory, and orchestration with Luigi von Kunits and Emil Paur, then concertmaster and conductor, respectively, of the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra. This was the sum of his training. He was named a national honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia music fraternity in 1915. Intercity rail Amtrak provides service to the station via the '''''Keystone Service''''' and '''''Pennsylvanian (Pennsylvanian (Amtrak))''''' routes, which operate along the Keystone Corridor and Northeast Corridor. The Harrisburg Transportation Center is the western terminus of Amtrak's ''Keystone Service'', which provides the bulk of the Amtrak service to and from Harrisburg. Primary cities served on Amtrak to and from Harrisburg include Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), and New York (New York, New York) to the east and Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania), Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), and Pittsburgh (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) to the west. Both staffed and Quik-Trak machine ticket service are available for all departures and red cap service is also available. In Federal Fiscal Year 2008, it was the 2nd busiest Amtrak station in Pennsylvania and 21st busiest in the United States. '''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.


main+game

;ndash;1928 killed 246 people, left approximately 700,000 homeless, and destroyed or damaged 137,000 buildings station was originally on 1470 kHz, and licensed to Portage, Pennsylvania Portage , Pennsylvania, halfway between Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) and Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania). *In 1967 (1967 Major League Baseball season), main ''Game of the Week'' was broadcast everywhere except in the two cities playing. Those cities in question got their local crews (for example, Vin Scully and Jerry Doggett calling the May 27 Los Angeles (1967 Los Angeles Dodgers season) San Francisco (1967 San Francisco Giants season) contest on KTTV 11), if it was televised there at all. **The May 6 San Francisco (1967 San Francisco Giants season)-Pittsburgh (1967 Pittsburgh Pirates season) game was shown in Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania)'s NBC affiliate (WJAC 6), but if you were in the city of Pittsburgh, you needed a ticket to see the game at all. It was also not broadcast on NBC's San Francisco affiliate (KRON 4), but was on NBC's affiliates in Monterey (Monterey, California) (KSBW 8) and Sacramento (KCRA 3). Born in Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Pennsylvania on February 8, 1959, Shorto is a 1981 graduate of George Washington University. He is a contributing writer for ''The New York Times Magazine'' and is the Director of The John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, where he has lived since November 2007. '''Barry Schrader''' (born June 26, 1945, Johnstown, Pennsylvania) is an American composer specializing in electro-acoustic (Electroacoustic music) (primarily electronic) music. His compositions for electronics, dance, film, video, mixed media, live electro-acoustic music combinations, and real-time computer performance have been presented throughout the world. Schrader has been acclaimed by the ''Los Angeles Times'' as "a composer born to the electronic medium", named "a seminal composer of electro-acoustic music" by ''Journal SEAMUS'', and described by ''Gramophone'' as a composer of "approachable electronic music with a distinctive individual voice to reward the adventurous". "There's a great sweep to Schrader's work that puts it more in line with ambitious large-scale electronic works by the likes of Stockhausen (''Hymnen''), Eloy (''Shanti'') and Henry (take your pick), a line that can be traced backwards to Mahler, Bruckner and Beethoven." writes Dan Warburton of the ''Paris Transatlantic Magazine''. ''Computer Music Journal'' states that Schrader’s “music withstands the test of time and stands uniquely in the American electronic music genre.” - #98 Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania) WJAC-TV 6 DT2 Atlantic Broadband 110 Former Adelphia (Adelphia Communications Corporation) 106 Cox Enterprises Retro Television Network - * Gallitzin (Gallitzin, Pennsylvania), Allegheny Portage Railroad * Johnstown (Johnstown, Pennsylvania), Johnstown Inclined Plane * Mauch Chunk Switchback Railway (1847–1938) In addition to opening stores in available locations, Hess’s purchased other department store chains and converted them to the Hess’s nameplate, such as Penn Traffic Department Stores (Penn Traffic), based in Johnstown, Pennsylvania, in 1981, and Rices Nachmans, based in Virginia Beach, Virginia, in 1985. '''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.


site legal

Township site. Legal setbacks and financial difficulties had postponed the project for many years, until the Mills Corporation announced in 2002 that they would partner in conjunction with Zamias to build a retail and entertainment complex on the site. '''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.


crime years

Smothers (22) and Kathleen Mikula (16), from a woodland area in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Franklin has confessed, although Pennsylvania has not extradited (extradition) and tried him. *June 25, 1980: Franklin used a .44 Ruger pistol to kill two hitchhikers, Nancy Santomero (19) and Vicki Durian (26), in Pocahontas County, West Virginia. He confessed to the crime years before another man, Jacob Beard of Florida, was imprisoned in 1993 on these charges. He picked up the white


dance film

of The John Adams Institute in Amsterdam, where he has lived since November 2007. '''Barry Schrader''' (born June 26, 1945, Johnstown, Pennsylvania) is an American composer specializing in electro-acoustic (Electroacoustic music) (primarily electronic) music. His compositions for electronics, dance, film, video, mixed media, live electro-acoustic music combinations, and real-time computer performance have been presented throughout the world. Schrader has


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.

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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