JAHA is looking for a part-time docent in our children’s museum (20-30 hours/week) who will interact with visitors and children, turn on/off exhibits, facilitate visitor experience, assist in presenting crafts, activities, events, and birthday parties. Teaching experience preferred. Weekends and some evenings required; must have reliable transportation and clearances. $8.75/hr. Interested? Please email Marisa Tracey at cm [at] jaha.org.

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November 29, 2022 9:03 pm

JAHA kicks off 2023 Annual Fund Drive

Today the Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) held a press conference at the Johnstown Flood Museum to kick off its 2023 Annual Fund drive to support its operations and programs in the coming year.

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“Johnstown is full …

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November 23, 2022 11:32 am

Holiday shopping specials at JAHA!

The holiday shopping season is about to begin, and JAHA is delighted to offer upcoming specials in our gift shop!

Black Friday, November 25: 10% off all Christmas ornaments. Many Johnstown-themed ornaments, as well as Polish pottery and Slavic glass designs.

Small …

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JAHA welcomes the new board members and officers who were elected at our November 10 annual meeting.

Joining the JAHA board for three-year terms are Patty Carnevali, Alan Cashaw, Sean McCool, Jesper Nielsen, Ernie Petersen, Dan Solomon, and Mike Tedesco.

Officers elected …

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October 8, 2022 1:35 pm

JAHA joins Museums For All program

Today JAHA announced that it has joined Museums for All, a signature access program of the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS), administered by the Association of Children’s Museums (ACM), to encourage people of all backgrounds to visit museums …

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The Stone Bridge Players return to the Johnstown Flood Museum with Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers” from October 12-15 and 19-22, at 7:00 pm.

Stone Bridge Players remains dedicated to producing high-quality performances that highlight the area’s local talent. “Lost in …

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UPDATE: As of Nov. 4, 2022, we are halfway to our goal of $30,000! Please consider a generous donation today.

The Stone Bridge lights are now fully repaired and shining brightly for three hours every evening, and the Stone Bridge Project …

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August 10, 2022 1:58 pm

Remembering David McCullough

by Richard Burkert, JAHA president and CEO

I note with sadness the recent passing of David McCullough, whose book and career have greatly influenced the Johnstown community, my career and life.

Before I interviewed for the position of executive director of the …

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Lee Initiatives Health & Wellness Endowment has stepped forward with a $20,000 gift toward the replacement of the concrete floor to the ramp outside the Heritage Discovery Center! JAHA is asking your help to raise the remaining amount and finish …

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JAHA is delighted to announce an exciting addition to the Johnstown Children’s Museum! Weather-resistant 4′ x 6′ tables were specially designed and created for our Native Species Rooftop Garden by Somerset Millwork and Cabinetmakers. These tabletops are marine-grade two-toned melamine …

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A deal to add a second daily round-trip passenger train through Johnstown was announced this week! The rail lines in Johnstown and Portage will be upgraded to make it possible for freight and passenger trains to switch tracks quickly and …

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