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Category Archive: Development

October 9, 2023 2:08 pm

Thank you for a wonderful Wine Auction!

On September 29, the Greater Johnstown YMCA and JAHA hosted Corks & Cocktails: 13th Annual Charity Wine Auction in the Community Foundation Oilhouse at Peoples Natural Gas Park! What a wonderful evening, and we are grateful to all who made …

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The 1926 film “The Johnstown Flood” is a major achievement of the silent film era – and now, a newly-restored version of the film will have its premiere in Johnstown as part of the 50th anniversary celebration of the Johnstown …

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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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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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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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In 1907, the Germania Brewing Company was built in Cambria City. It included a courtyard ringed by a five-story brew house, a bottling plant, and a cooperage and warehouse. Prohibition put the company out of business in 1919, and the …

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The Johnstown Area Heritage Association (JAHA) kicked off its 2022 Annual Fund drive in a press conference today at its signature facility, the Johnstown Flood Museum.

JAHA has an extensive record of completed projects related to historic preservation, heritage tourism, and …

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August 18, 2021 4:01 pm

Help JAHA ramp up!

A special message from the chair of JAHA’s board of directors, Mark Pasquerilla:

We are embarking on an important project related to accessibility of this beautiful museum building, the Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center. Named for my parents, the …

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We are excited to report that the elevator at the Heritage Discovery Center/Johnstown Children’s Museum has been repaired, after a prolonged period out of service. The timing is terrific, as the summer visiting season is just beginning. An expensive custom …

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April 6, 2021 1:19 pm

JAHA’s Annual Fund drive continues

In March 2020, the world shut down – including all JAHA facilities — because of the COVID pandemic. Our museums were closed for five months. Peoples Natural Gas Park never opened. Now, one year later, JAHA has survived the worst …

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