A representative sampling of media coverage of the activities of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association is included here, as well as a PDF archive of recent press releases about JAHA museums, programs and special events. Complete press kits about all our museums and programs, including high-resolution images, are available through Shelley Johansson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Below are hotlinks to a representative sampling of articles about the museums, programs and events of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association. Articles from local, regional and national media are included, but this list is by no means comprehensive.
- May 2, 2012 -- Day-long celebration for opening of Peoples Natural Gas Park an Our Town article about the June 16 special event.
- April 9, 2012 -- "Discover History" Daycamps Coming to Heritage Discovery Center"
- March 10, 2012 -- 3 Recognized for Historical Efforts -- a Tribune-Democrat article about the 2012 Heritage Preservation Awards.
- December 27, 2011 -- JAHA Restructuring Its Preschool Curriculum -- an article about JAHA's Tuesday morning program for preschoolers.
- October 30, 2011 -- New Entertainment Venue in the Works -- previewing the first concert in the Oilhouse Series, Nov. 12, 2011.
- October 25, 2011 -- Project focuses on Jewish community -- previewing the first concert in the Oilhouse Series, Details on the upcoming Jewish Community project.
- October 23, 2011 -- .Cambria City Workshops deemed a huge success -- on the Cambria City design charrette that JAHA helped facilitate.
- October 20, 2011 -- PHMC Announces Appointments to State Board -- a PR Newswire release on the new appointees to the PA Historical & Museum Commission's board, including JAHA President Richard Burkert.
- October 20, 2011 -- Historic Stone Bridge Lights Up -- about the Stone Bridge Lighting dedication, which took place in September 2011.
- November 12, 2010 -- Johnstown train station given to heritage group, a Tribune-Democrat article.
- November 2010 -- "12 Ways to Experience the Joys of Christmas Past," a blog post on Gozaic (a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation) that featured the 2010 Immigrant Christmas at the Wagner-Ritter House tours.
- November 5, 2010 -- Theatre group to begin offering classes through JAHA - an Our Town article about Stage Right! East, a professional theatre group that will begin classes through JAHA in January 2011.
- November 1, 2010 -- UPJ professor to discuss Women of the Third Reich - A Tribune-Democrat story about the latest installment in the Public Matters series, set for Nov. 14.
- October 20, 2010 - "Museum, bank reaping harvest of fun," a Tribune-Democrat article about Harvest Week at the Johnstown Children's Museum, presented by First Commonwealth.
- September 20, 2010 -- "Flood author returning," a Tribune-Democrat article about the 2011 Heritage Preservation Awards, and that David McCullough will accept the Outstanding Acheivement Award.
- Thursday, August 5 - Pittsburgh City Paper - The festival makes the "Short List."
- Thursday, August 5 - Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- "Los Lobos headlines Flood City Fest in Johnstown," a fest preview article.
- Thursday, August 5 - The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review --"Galactic headlines Flood City Music Festival," a fest preview article featuring an interview with Rich Vogel of Galactic.
- Wednesday, August 4 -- Coverage in Our Town Magazine - Our Town had articles based on interviews with several festival artists, including Eilen Jewell, Eric Tessmer, Good Brother Earl (online only), Los Straitjackets, and Robert Cray.
- Tuesday, August 3 -- "The $25 music festival (yes, $25),", a posting on a blog called "Pittsburgh City Creative."
- Sunday, August 1 - the Tribune-Democrat has three articles: Tuning up - AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival begins Friday," a preview of the entertainment, "Organizers tweak music fest for maximum entertainment," an article about the event overall, and "Festival attendees can help non-profits," an article about the Community Celebration.
- Wednesday, July 28 -- "3 Days of Music Set in Flood City," a column by Josh Mosse in the online version of the Indiana Gazette previewing the festival.
- Friday, July 23 - "Music acts highlight festival," -- a preview article in the Daily American of Somerset.
- Friday, July 23 - "Los Lobos headlining AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival," -- a brief preview from the Times-News of Cumberland, Md.
- April 9, 2010 --"Producers gather to push 'buy local' message", an Our Town article about the April 8 showing of "Food, Inc." at the Johnstown Flood Museum.
- March 29, 2010 -- "Bridging the gap,", a Tribune-Democrat article about the Stone Bridge Project.
- March 18, 2010 -- "Five facts from the Johnstown Flood Museum", a Gozaic blog post about the JFM. Gozaic is a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
- March 17, 2010 -- A "Do Johnstown!" blog post about JAHA's Ethnic Social Club.
- February 5, 2010 - "Awards recognize heritage preservation,", a Tribune-Democrat story about the honorees for the first annual Heritage Preservation Awards.
- January 30, 2010 -- "Festival brings films into focus," a Tribune-Democrat article about the Johnstown Film Festival, planned for June 16-19, and its call for entries.
- December 2, 2009 -- Our Town Magazine,"Johnstown native, mystery writer to discuss latest book," about Kathleen George's Dec. 8 talk and book signing at the Heritage Discovery Center.
- December 2, 2009 -- Our Town Magazine,"Tours to recall immigrants' early Christmas celebrations," about the guided Christmas tours of the Wagner-Ritter House for the 2009 holiday season.
- November 21, 2009 -- Tribune-Democrat,"Awards will honor those who preserve city's heritage," about JAHA's new Heritage Preservation Awards, asking the community for nominations.
- November 19, 2009 -- Tribune-Democrat,"JAHA following yellow brick road to find funds to build up Children's Museum," about the new Yellow Brick Road program.
- October 21, 2009 -- Our Town Magazine, "JAHA adds kids' programming," about the CineMuse Cinema for Kids and workshop program at the Johnstown Children's Museum.
- September 22, 2009 -- The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- a brief item in the "People" column highlighting the remastering of the Johnstown Flood Museum's documentary, and its 20-year anniversary presentation at the National Archives, here.
- September 22, 2009 -- The Tribune-Democrat, "National Archives to screen 'The Johnstown Flood' movie."
- September 16, 2009 -- The Tribune-Democrat's story about the remastering of the Johnstown Flood Museum documentary, "Flood film benefits from high-tech restoration".
- September 14, 2009 -- "Inaugural music festival a success; plans underway for 2010" an op-ed in the Tribune-Democrat by Richard Burkert, JAHA executive director.
- August 20, 2009 The Tribune-Democrat -- An editorial, "Music festival a local tradition and a real bargain", as well as a special multimedia presentation, a videotaped interview of festival co-chairman Ron Carnevali.
- August 20, 2009 -- Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, -- -- A festival preview about our eclectic lineup, featuring a Derek Trucks interview.
- August 20, 2009-- Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, -- A "Derek Trucks backs luck with hard work," a festival preview article.
- August 16, 2009 -- The Tribune-Democrat previews the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival's entertainment, and the food.
- August 12, 2009 - Coverage of the AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival in Our Town Magazine -- This issue features interviews with Mike Mattison of The Derek Trucks Band and Scrapomatic, Grace Potter & the Nocturnals, Ruthie Foster, Seven Nations, Donna the Buffalo, Scott Blasey, Maddie Georgi, and some of the talented local acts on the bill.
- July 19, 2009 -- "Johnstown's Children's Museum focuses on town's industrial heritage", a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the new museum.
- July 19, 2009 -- "Johnstown's past comes to life again in new brewery", a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the ethnic social club at the Heritage Discovery Center. Key quote: "Even if your grandparents didn't come from Europe, you can still experience the atmosphere of a typical ethnic club on the last Friday of every month at the old Germania Brewery, an imposing, century-old brick building on Sixth Avenue. There, what had been a grimy storage room, is now a re-created ethnic club whose windows overlook the site of the former Cambria Iron Works."
- July 8, 2009 -- Johnstown Film & Wine Festival returns for fourth year, an Our Town preview of the festival.
- June 5, 2009 -- Do Johnstown! article about grand opening of Johnstown Children's Museum, "Mystery of Steel," -- an article about the June 14 grand opening.
- Summer 2009 issue of Pursuits magazine -- the official tourism magazine of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, with a circulation of 200,000. The AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival is featured in an article entitled "Three PA Music Festivals Strike a Hot Note With Fans." In addition, JAHA museums are spotlighted in a sidebar article entitled "A Flood of Memories," detailing Johnstown attractions available for those visiting Thunder in the Valley.
- June 3, 2009 -- "Film chronicling history of Johnstown steel set to premiere," an Our Town article about "Mystery of Steel," featuring an interview with filmmaker Bob Rutkowski.
- June 1, 2009 -- Heritage sites linked," a front-page Tribune-Democrat article about the Johnstown Discovery Network. Lead: "Johnstown Area Heritage Association wants visitors to get the whole story."
- June 1, 2009 -- "1889 flood coverage recalled," a front-page Tribune-Democrat article about JAHA's May 31 flood commemoration event by speaker Patty Wharton-Michael, examining the newspaper's coverage of the flood.
April 25, 2009 -- "Film mines truth about coal industry's past," an Our Town article about the April 30 presentation of "Out of the Ground," a documentary by Andy McAllister about the coal industry.
- March 21, 2009 -- "JAHA, city schools join to spark interest in history," a Tribune-Democrat story about JAHA's partnership with the Greater Johnstown School District to provide greater access for students to JAHA museums, especially the upcoming Johnstown Children's Museum.
- March 20, 2009 -- "Focus on Nature: Activities spotlight Outdoor Heritage Month," a Tribune-Democrat story about JAHA's participation in Outdoor Heritage Month (which is April), with a special focus on our new educational workshops for kids.
- March 6, 2009 -- "Building a tomorrow on the foundation of yesterday," an editorial column by Tribune-Democrat editor Chip Minemyer about JAHA's plans to create the Johnstown Discovery Network.
- October 23, 2008 -- "Steel the show: 151-year-old invention stars in film," a Tribune-Democrat story about a film shoot for the production of "The Mystery of Steel," which will be shown in the Iron & Steel Gallery at the Heritage Discovery Center. The shoot was a re-enactment of the test of the Kelly converter, a major innovation in 19th-century steel manufacturing.
- October 16, 2008 -- "Museum delegates to head to Johnstown: International visitors to view city's historical sites", a Tribune-Democrat story about the International Committee for Museums' visit to JAHA museums. Key quote: "For the past two decades, local historians have worked to create a clear, cohesive picture of Johnstown's days as a populous industrial powerhouse. Next week those efforts will receive attention from around the globe."
- September 21, 2008 -- "Children's Museum nearing completion," a Tribune-Democrat story about progress on the children's museum.
- August 27, 2008 -- "FolkFest opens arms to country-rock pioneers,", a Pittsburgh-Tribune Review festival preview featuring an interview with Jason Ringenberg of Jason & the Scorchers and Farmer Jason appeared on page 29 of the "Ticket" entertainment section. Key quote: "'I've always profoundly loved playing Johnstown -- I've done it once before,' Jason Ringenberg said. "I think it's one of the coolest festivals in the world."
- August 27, 2008 -- -- "Jason and the Scorchers back for Johnstown festival, a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the JATS reunion at FolkFest, appeared along with the complete festival lineup and a review of "Lucky Spot," the latest CD by featured FolkFest artist Stacie Collins.
- August 24, 2008 -- "Low-cost marketing pays off for FolkFest,", a Tribune-Democrat story about FolkFest's web marketing initiatives.
- August 21, 2008 -- Our Town Magazine previews FolkFest with several artist interviews, including Jason Ringenberg of Jason & the Scorchers and also Farmer Jason, Webb Wilder, Jason Kutchma of Red Collar, The Born Again Floozies and Tom Russell.
- July 10, 2008 -- Our Town Magazine's coverage of the Johnstown Film & Wine Festival included interviews with Brad Grimm, winner of 1st Place for "Destroy Jonah Hill;", Jason Oppliger, winner of 2nd Place for "Oscar Wilde Can Keep His Quotes,", Kevin Stock, winner of 3rd Place for "Paper Tiger", and Johnstown native Kristy Puchko, whose film "Smile" was featured. Key quote: "Kevin Stock [a local filmmaker] said he's noticed considerable growth in the filmmaking community since the Johnstown Film & Wine Festival was introduced three years ago. 'The best thing the Johnstown festival has done for the area is to create -- I don't know if scene is the right word -- but it's definitely created some sort of arena that can facilitate people's film and video interests,' he said."
- June 12, 2008 -- "A flood of remembrances: Johnstown floats new attractions to lure tourists," which originally appeared in the Allentown Morning Call. This article went out over the McClatchy wire service and ran in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, and others.
- June 12, 2008 -- "A 'working-class Williamsburg:' Johnstown tells brighter stories too", which originally appeared in the Allentown Morning Call, providing information about the upcoming Johnstown Children's Museum, Wagner-Ritter House & Garden, and other attractions in the Johnstown Discovery Network.
- May 30, 2008 -- "History of steel: Photo exhibit will open gallery at Heritage Discovery Center," an article in the Tribune-Democrat about the opening of the Iron & Steel Gallery.
- May 8, 2008 -- "Heritage Discovery Center shop makes tasty debut," a Tribune-Democrat article about the Galliker's Cafe, part of the upcoming Johnstown Children's Museum.
- April 13, 2008 -- "Johnstown's heritage: A Key to city's revitalization," an op-ed piece in the Tribune-Democrat by JAHA Executive Director Richard Burkert and 1889 Society Chair Mitchell Azar.
- March 14, 2008 -- "Shrunken Rust Belt city shows grit," an Associated Press story about Johnstown's economic revitalization efforts, including JAHA museum projects. The article ran in papers across the country.
- February 21, 2008 -- "Cultural dreams come true in region," a column by Dave Hurst in the Altoona Mirror. Key quote: "Almost 17 years later, the community has achieved quite a few of the goals contained in that [development] plan -- most of them through the guidance of the Johnstown Area Heritage Association."
- February 10, 2008 -- "JAHA projects preserve history, enhance tourism," an editorial in the Tribune-Democrat in support of JAHA's capital campaign.
- August 30, 2007 - "Johnstown FolkFest: From blues to zydeco," cover story in the entertainment section of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette -- Three articles about the festival were included. The general festival article: here, a profile of Dwayne Dopsie here, and a profile of Druha Trava here.
- August 30, 2007 - "Broadened Horizons: The Johnstown FolkFest lineup reflects the expanding definition of the genre," in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review-- Key quote: ". . .the FolkFest has opened itself up to new audiences, gradually becoming one of the best free music festivals in the country."
- August 26, 2007 - "Flavorful FolkFest", The Tribune-Democrat previews the AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest.
- August 16, 2007 -- Our Town Magazine previews FolkFest-- This issue featured interviews with FolkFest performers Bill Kirchen, James Talley, The Tossers, A.J. Croce, Gigi Dover & The Big Love, Dwayne Dopsie, and Tres Chicas.
- May 29, 2007 -- "Discovered diaries will shed light on 1889 flooding in Johnstown", an Associated Press article about the newly-discovered diaries of David Beale. The article ran in papers across the country.
- May 8, 2007 -- "Paging through history: Minister's diaries include eyewitness account of 1889 Johnstown Flood" in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. The article, which was also sent out over the Scripps newswire service, includes an audio slide show about the flood.
- March 2, 2007 -- A story on ABC's 20/20 website about the Johnstown flood, a sidebar to a story about the Kaloko Dam disaster in Hawaii.
- August 31, 2006 -- "Johnstown FolkFest: 'Always eclectic," in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review . Key quote: "The Johnstown FolkFest is simply becoming too big and too good to ignore."
- May 31, 2006 -- "Johnstown honors immigrants with house museum,", a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article about the opening of the Wagner-Ritter House & Garden. An audio slide show features JAHA Curator Dan Ingram and many photos taken as the house was being restored.
- October 12, 2005 -- "Letter from America: For Louisiana, lessons in staging a comeback" , an International Herald-Tribune article comparing the Johnstown flood to flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
- September 20, 2005 -- "An American history of disaster and response,", a story on National Public Radio's website comparing the Johnstown flood to flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
- August 10, 2003 --"African-American settlement: Project unearths black history in Johnstown," an article in the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review about JAHA's African-American history project.
| Press Releases
November 11, 2010 - Johnstown train station donated to JAHA for use as visitors center for Johnstown Discovery Network
October 15, 2010- Heritage Week at Johnstown Children's Museum to include Farmer Jason concerts, festival; event presented by First Commonwealth
September 19, 2010 -- David McCullough, author of The Johnstown Flood, to accept Heritage Preservation Award; additional nominations sought
July 15, 2010 -- AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival kicks off Aug. 6-8; headliners include Los Lobos, Robert Cray Band
June 28, 2010 --JAHA acquires original Johnstown streetcar
>>February 4, 2010 -- Rep. John Murtha, National Park Service named among first recipients of Heritage Preservation Awards
Claudia Jones, Susan Kalcik & the Slovak Heritage Association of the Laurel Highlands also honored
May 11, 2009 -JAHA plans flood commemoration presentation, "The 1889 Flood: Through the Eyes of the Johnstown Tribune," for May 31
April 15, 2009 -- JAHA unveils AmeriServ Flood City Music Festival, successor event to the Johnstown FolkFest
March 20, 2009--JAHA to form partnership with Greater Johnstown School District; goal is to increase students' access to museums
March 11, 2009-- JAHA to begin offering educational workshops for children, parents and teachers as part of the upcoming Johnstown Children's Museum; April workshops part of Outdoor Heritage Month
March 11, 2009 -- Outdoor Heritage Month to begin in April; JAHA to partner with several organizations on activities
October 20, 2008 -- Johnstown Film & Wine Festival issues call for entries for 2009 event; deadline is March 1, 2009
October 16, 2008 -- International museum group to come to Johnstown to see JAHA museums
September 18, 2008 -- Free circus outreach programs to be presented at the Heritage Discovery Center on Thursday, Sept. 25
September 17, 2008 -- Boy Scout Merit Badge workshops to be offered at Heritage Discovery Center on Oct. 4
September 14, 2008 -- JAHA names Francis Fregly as museum education director
August 11, 2008 -- AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest (August 29-31, 2008) Press Kit
July 14, 2008 -- "Paper Tiger" wins Viewers' Choice Award at Johnstown Film & Wine Festival
June 23, 2008 -- Johnstown Film & Wine Festival winners & lineup announced; event to take place July 9-12, 2008
May 23, 2008 -- JAHA, National Park Service plan full slate of events to commemorate the 1889 Johnstown flood
May 23, 2008 -- JAHA to hold grand opening of "Iron & Steel Gallery" at Heritage Discovery Center on May 31 at 7 p.m.; public invited
May 23, 2008 -- Johnstown looks to future with lighting of stone bridge, flood museum renovation, and "Path of the Flood" trail
May 7, 2008 -- New cafe at Heritage Discovery Center to be named for Galliker Dairy Co.
April 28, 2008 -- JAHA Gala, "Adventure Around the World," to be held on Friday, May 16
April 4, 2008 -- Local photographer shoots "Doors of Johnstown;" work featured on a new poster
April 1, 2008 -- JAHA invites area non-profits to take part in the Community Kitchen at the AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest 2008
January 23, 2008 -- "Lost Film Fest" to be presented at Heritage Discovery Center on Thursday, Feb. 7
December 3, 2007 -- Laurel Holdings makes contribution to JAHA through tax credit program
October 11, 2007 -- JAHA announces receipt of Challenge Grant from Kresge Foundation
October 3, 2007 -- Call for entries announced for 2008 Johnstown Film & Wine Festival
October 1, 2007 -- JAHA to offer "Cub Scout Day" at Heritage Discovery Center on Sat., Oct. 27
September 12, 2007 -- JAHA to offer Boy Scout merit badge workshops on Sat., Sept. 29 at Heritage Discovery Center
August 16, 2007 -- 2007 AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest Press Kit
July 20, 2007 -- Vox Ethnika to play at Heritage Discovery Center on July 29
June 29, 2007 -- Screening schedule for 2nd Annual Johnstown Film & Wine Festival announced; event to take place July 12-14
June 25, 2007 -- JAHA to host two book presentations to mark 30-year anniversary of the Johnstown flood of July 20, 1977
May 4, 2007 -- Unknown collection related to Johnstown flood discovered in Philadelphia; JAHA to present Beale collection as part of flood commemoration activities
May 4, 2007 -- Anniversary of 1889 Johnstown Flood approaches; commemorative events to include luminaria, presentation of Rev. David Beale collection
April 25, 2007 -- JAHA to hold "Bootlegger's Ball at the Germania Brewery" on May 19; event marks public's first chance to see renovations at Heritage Discovery Center
April 4, 2007 -- Wagner-Ritter House & Garden reopens for visitor season
March 30, 2007 -- Area non-profits and churches invited to be part of the Community Kitchen at the AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest
February 9, 2007 -- Pasquerilla Enterprises makes $350,000 contribution to FolkFest endowment
January 22, 2007 -- JAHA announces $500,000 grant from Richard King Mellon Foundation for Johnstown Children's Discovery Museum
November 20, 2006 -- JAHA announces winter opening schedule for Wagner-Ritter House & Garden
November 15, 2006 -- "Made In Johnstown" exhibit opens at the Heritage Discovery Center
November 13, 2006 -- JAHA breaks ground on Johnstown Children's Discovery Museum
October 18, 2006 -- Call for entries announced for 2nd Annual Johnstown Film & Wine Festival
August 8, 2006 -- The 2006 AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest press kit
June 22, 2006 --First-annual Johnstown Film & Wine Festival planned for July 13-15
June 20, 2006 -- AmeriServ Financial celebrates 10th anniversary as title sponsor of AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest
June 12, 2006 -- JAHA announces extended opening hours during summer months
May 5, 2006 -- JAHA to open Wagner-Ritter House & Garden in May 31 ceremony
May 5, 2006 -- JAHA and National Park Service plan 1889 flood commemorative events; highlights include luminaria, opening of Wagner-Ritter House & Garden
April 18, 2006 -- JAHA invites area churches and non-profits to take part in the Community Kitchen at FolkFest 2006
April 10, 2006 -- JAHA Gala to be held on April 29; theme is "Carnevale di Venezia"
April 3, 2006 -- Local author Randy Whittle to discuss new book, "Johnstown, PA: A History, Part One, 1895-1936," at Heritage Discovery Center on April 20
March 16, 2006 -- JAHA Guild to form; volunteer group to assist with Gala and other JAHA special events
January 17, 2006 -- Public meeting set for January 18 to discuss the development of Festival Park
December 13, 2005 -- Swank pottery exhibit to close in early January 2006
December 12, 2005 -- Call-for-entries is announced for first-ever Johnstown Film Festival
December 5, 2005 -- Johnstown Flood Museum to host seminar about legal implications of the 1889 flood
August 8, 2005 -- The AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest 2005 Press Kit
August 1, 2005 -- "What a Crock! Johnstown Potteries of the 19th Century" opens at the Heritage Discovery Center
June 7, 2005 -- Extended summer hours take effect at JAHA museums
May 23, 2005 -- JAHA plans June 4 "Cash Bash" to benefit the AmeriServ Johnstown FolkFest
May 4, 2005 -- 1889 Johnstown Flood commemoration activities set
March 22, 2005 -- JAHA to hold fundraising Gala on April 16; "Riverboat Casino" is event's theme
March 4, 2005 -- JAHA invites churches and non-profits to be a part of FolkFest 2005 at the Community Kitchen
|January 31, 2005 -- JAHA plans exhibit on Swank pottery
|Sept. 28, 2004 -- 1889 Johnstown flood to be featured on History Channel
|Sept. 20, 2004 -- Conservation work on historic Blacksmith Shop begins with funding obtained by JAHA
|August 17, 2004 -- FolkFest 2004 to feature performers with ties to Johnstown
|May 12, 2004 -- JAHA announces FolkFest 2004 lineup
|May 7, 2004 -- JAHA recruits non-profits and churches to take part in FolkFest "Community Kitchen"
|April 30, 2004 -- JAHA and other agencies plan Johnstown flood commemorative events
|April 26, 2004 -- "Children of Lazo's Grove" to have world premiere at Heritage Discovery Center
|April 12, 2004 -- Weather Channel primetime program to feature 1889 Johnstown flood
|April 9, 2004 -- JAHA obtains $3 million in funding for Children's Discovery Center, to open in 2005
|March 31, 2004 -- JAHA breaks ground on visitor center for Wagner-Ritter House & Garden
|March 23, 2004 -- JAHA plans fundraising gala with "Salute to Morley's Dog" theme
|March 22, 2004 -- Spring Lecture Series to begin at Heritage Discovery Center
|October 9, 2003 -- "Man of Steel" to be dedicated at Heritage Discovery Center
|August 31, 2003 -- Play based on area Civil War letters to be presented at Heritage Discovery Center
|June 24, 2003 -- Directional signage to be installed in Johnstown with grant obtained by JAHA
|May 15, 2003 -- JAHA to unveil findings of African-American History Project