Category: Johnstown/Altoona
Sep 9

Creativity blooms in downtown Altoona

Now in its second year, the Cre814 Festival aims to spotlight this PA city's increasingly vibrant urban core by bringing together small businesses, local makers, live music, and artisanal eats.

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Jun 16

Day in the Life: Reviving Altoona on two wheels

Steve McKnight is part of a new generation of young professionals bringing fresh energy to the world of economic and community development. In this first installment of a new series, we follow him as he bikes around Blair County, forging connections and spreading the word about the region he loves.

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Jul 18

Q&A: Colin A. Lennox from Altoona's EcoIslands

No industry or economy can exist without clean, plentiful H2O. Since 2010, Altoona's EcoIslands has been building and installing wetlands-in-a-box to remove metals and other pollutants from water, solving a major ecological challenge.

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Jan 8

Johnstown, Pennsylvania: A Place to Remember

Head to this iconic southwest PA town and discover its complex history of tragedy and resilience. From its famous flood to its shifting economic landscape -- not to mention the world's steepest incline plane -- you certainly won't be bored.

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