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When a group of partners built the Germania Brewery in 1907, they wanted a tall building. Land was expensive in Cambria City and a 5-story building allowed them to use gravity in their brewing process. When JAHA purchased the building …

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Thanks to a $10,000 donation from Conemaugh Health System/Duke LifePoint, the Johnstown Children’s Museum has a new Career Corner exhibit. This interactive play area allows kids to explore different career directions. Dress-up clothes, activity areas, and a special doctor’s office …

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November 8, 2019 2:45 pm

JAHA kicks off 2020 Annual Fund drive

The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) has begun its 2020 Annual Fund to support its operations and programs in the coming year. Individuals and corporations are asked to support the Annual Fund to sustain the work that JAHA does to …

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JAHA has been offered an opportunity to purchase paintings by Barbara Strank Zivkovich that are owned by her nephew Jeff Strank, who inherited the collection from her. Barbara Strank Zivkovich was active in the local art scene from the mid-1940s …

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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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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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#GivingTuesday is celebrated every year the Tuesday after Thanksgiving, and marks the beginning of the charitable giving season. JAHA has three initiatives underway:

Annual Fund: A letter is now going out to JAHA’s friends and supporters about the initiatives and successes of …

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The Stone Bridge Lighting Committee has successfully completed a $30,000 fundraising effort to sustain, perpetuate, and maintain the project. More than 100 local businesses and individuals donated to the effort.

“We are so grateful to everyone who contributed to help keep …

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A dedicated crew has worked to repair the graze lights on the Johnstown Stone Bridge. The crew worked from a lift in the riverbed to access the grazes, which provide a bright wash …

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