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The United States Holocaust Memorial Museum’s traveling exhibition Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race is coming to the Heritage Discovery Center. The exhibition examines how the Nazi leadership, in collaboration with individuals in professions traditionally charged with healing and the public …

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The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC) recently approved a Pitt-Johnstown grant application to support the digitization and dissemination of a large collection of archival materials from the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA). The material consists of photographs, handwritten documents, …

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Recently, ninth graders at Forest Hills High School embarked on an ambitious project to tell the story of the 1977 Johnstown Flood. Under the direction of English Language Arts teacher Dr. Aspen Mock, students combined interviews with flood survivors and …

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January 25, 2019 3:55 pm

JAHA seeks oral histories of the 1960s

2019 marks the 50th anniversary of the Woodstock Music & Art Festival. As we commemorate this historic event and reflect on the 1960s, we want to know what you remember! We will be recording oral histories of the 1960s at …

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JAHA is planning a new temporary exhibit, “Johnstown: The Way We Work,” and is seeking public input at a workshop scheduled for Thurs., Jan. 24 at 7:00 pm at the Heritage Discovery Center.

“Johnstown’s work heritage is a significant part of …

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If you are 70½ or older, an IRA charitable rollover is a way to lower the income and taxes from your IRA withdrawals.

With tax reform likely to lead more taxpayers to use the standard deduction instead of itemizing, the move …

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We are holding a special end-of-the-year fundraiser, and an anonymous donor will match up to $5,000. So when you give to JAHA by midnight on Dec. 21, your gift will be doubled! Check out our Facebook page for updates on …

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As we begin the holiday season and the start of Hanukkah, we want to know: do you have a message of hope, remembrance, or good wishes you’d like to express? Stop by the Heritage Discovery Center to share your thoughts …

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In December, the Johnstown Area Heritage Association is pleased to offer 20% off membership! Being a JAHA member means you get free admission to our museums year-round, as many times as you’d like to come…plus discounts to many ticketed events.

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) today announced that Ron Carnevali has returned to chair the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival. He succeeds Terry Deitz, who chaired the event in 2017-2018, but recently moved to Scranton to pursue a professional …

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