Johnstown, Pennsylvania

What is Johnstown, Pennsylvania known for?


film rock

Conemaugh; the Franklin works of Bethlehem Steel; the Point Stadium; the Johnstown "Cochran" Junior High football practice field and the Johnstown Vo-Tech football locker room. Part of the film ''Rock Star (Rock Star (2001 film))'' takes place in Pittsburgh and several scenes, including the opening scene, were filmed in Johnstown. The film "The Johnstown Flood", written and directed by Charles Guggenheim, won the Academy Award for Best Documentary, Short Subject


member team

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.


songs featured

KELLY To Open For THE BLACK CROWES, THE HEADPINS and Alice Cooper, CRASH KELLY To Open For ALICE COOPER This Fall and have had their songs featured on Bam Margera's MTV program ''Unholy Union (Bam's Unholy Union)''. CRASH KELLY Songs On Bam's Unholy Union Currently, the largest market without a known affiliate is the Johnstown, Pennsylvania


track construction

Interurban Railways in America.''Stanford, Ca.: Stanford Univ. Press. The streetcar tram left from the Jerome terminus every two hours for the 60 minute trip that ended on downtown Johnstown's Main Street. ''Jerome: A Stroll in the Past.'' Commemorative book. Year 2000 Jerome Homecoming. p. 12. Property right-of-way was obtained to extend this tram service to the south to Boswell, Jenners, Somerset and Rockwood, although track construction never commenced. Service


industry amp

insert in Sunday newspapers. Bell, ''Strange and Stranger'', p. 15 In the Pennsylvania market -- a market noted for innovation within the convenience store industry -- 7-Eleven competes with Turkey Hill (Turkey Hill (company)) from Lancaster (Lancaster, Pennsylvania), Wawa (Wawa Food Markets) from the Philadelphia area, and Sheetz from Altoona. 7-Eleven has no presence in the Altoona (Altoona, Pennsylvania)– State College, Pennsylvania


school record

Artrell Hawkins, Jr. was born the son of Artrell Hawkins Sr. and Althea (Haselrig-Jones) Hawkins on November 24, 1976. Attended Bishop McCort High School in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Hawkins as named conference offensive player of the year as a senior after rushing for a school record 1,487 yards, including a single-game record 265 yards, and 26 touchdowns. Hawkins' father, Artrell Hawkins, Sr. was a three-year letterman at the University of Pittsburgh and was signed


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


scale development

the state. With the coming of the railroads, the city’s growth improved. Johnstown became a stop on the main line of the Pennsylvania Railroad and was connected with the Baltimore & Ohio. The railroads provided large-scale development of the region’s mineral wealth. Iron, coal, and steel quickly became central to the town of Johnstown. By 1860, the Cambria Iron Company of Johnstown was the leading steel producer in the United States, outproducing steel giants Pittsburgh and Cleveland. Through the second half of the 19th century, Johnstown made much of the nation's barbed wire. Johnstown prospered from skyrocketing demand in the western United States for barbed wire. Twenty years after its founding, the Cambria Works was a huge enterprise sprawling over '''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


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

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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