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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What time should we arrive at the Pennsylvania Highlands Community College?

The event begins at 10:00 a.m. so you should plan to be at the College and in your groups by 10:00 a.m.

  1. What time will the event conclude?

The event is scheduled to conclude at 2:00 p.m.

  1. What if there is inclement weather?

The One Book event will take place rain or shine. In the case of rain, all events will be moved inside as appropriate. Students should dress appropriately and wear rain gear and carry umbrellas if the weather is calling for rain. If it doesn’t rain, items can be left on the bus.

  1. What about lunch?

Students should bring a lunch with them. Please have the students put their names on their lunches. All lunches will be put in large containers until lunch time and labeled by school. All students will eat lunch in the College’s gym.

  1. How will we move between stations (groups)

Each school will be divided into groups of no more than 50 students each. For schools that bring fewer than 50 students you may be combined with other schools to make your group total 50. Each group will receive colored buttons for the students to wear. The purpose of the buttons is to facilitate movement between stations and to help keep the groups together. Each group will have a group leader that will take each group from station-to-station.

  1. Will copies of the book be available for sale?

There will be copies of the books for sale. Books can be purchased with cash or check. No credit cards, please.

  1. What are the stations?

There will be 14 stations set-up throughout the College and consisting of presentations by College faculty and guest speakers on aspects of the book . In some cases students will participate in hands-on demonstrations. All stations are designed to be conducted within a 20-minute session. There are two tracks that students will travel through. Every attempt has been made to ensure that students see similar demonstrations in each track.

 

Obituaries 2017-2018

2017: April 1, April 1-3, April 3-5, April 5-7, April 10-15April 15-23, April 21-30, May 1-6, May 6 – 12, May 12-31,  July 1-3, July 5-7, July 8-11, July 11-15, July 16-21, July 21-27, July 27-31August 1-4, August 5-11, August 11-17, August 17-22, August 22-25August 26-29, August 30-31

2018:  May 1-3, 2018 – May 3-5, 2018 – May 5-9, 2018 – May 10-17, 2018May 17-20, 2018 – May 21-25, 2018 – May 25-29, 2018 – May 29-31, 2018 –  May 29-31, 2018June 1-9, 2018June 10-31, 2018

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette


Contains copies of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from April 19, 1889-January 6, 1890

April
19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30

May
01, 02, 03, 04, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

June
01, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29

July
01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 29, 30, 31

August
01, 02, 03, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 17, 19, 2021, 22, 23, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31

September
02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30

October
01, 02, 03, 04, 05, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 28, 29, 30, 31

November
01, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 1618, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30

December
02, 03, 04, 05, 06, 07, 09, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 23, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31

January
02, 03, 04, 06

Obituaries 2010-2016

 

2010: Apr 29-May 29June 1 – July 1July 1 – Aug 1Aug 1-31Sept 1-30Oct 1 – 29 Nov 1 – Dec 1Dec 1 – 31 Index 

2011: Mar 1-25April 1 – May 1May 1 – 31June 1 – 30 July 1 – 31Aug 1 – Sept 1 Oct 1 – Nov 1Nov 1 – 31 Dec 1 – 31Index

2012: Jan 1 – 31 Feb 1-29Mar 7 – Apr 6Apr 5 – May 6May 6 – June 7June 7-30July 1 – 30 July 30 – Aug 5Aug 5 – Sept 1Sept 1 – Oct 3Oct 3 – 31Nov 1 – Dec 3Dec 3 – 31

2013: Jan 1-31Feb 1-15Feb 16 – 31Mar 1 – 15 Mar 16 – 31 April 1 – 30 May 1-31June 1-31July 1-31 Aug 1 – 31Sept 1 – 30Oct 1 – 31Nov 1 – 30 –  Dec 1 – 31

2014: Jan 1 – 31Feb 1 – 28 Mar 1 – 8 –  Mar 8 -13 Mar 13 – 21Mar 22 – 28Mar 29 – 31Apr 1 – 30 May 1 – 31 June 1-30July 1-31 Aug 1-31 Oct 1-31Dec 1-31 

2015: Jan 21 – 27  – Jan 22-30Feb 1-28March 15-21 –  Apr 11 – 18Apr 27 – 30 May 3-13May 13 – 20May 28May 31 – June 4June 5 – 13 – June 15-18June 19June 20 –  July 13 – October 2-9Nov 1-19Nov 19-30Dec 1-15Dec 15 – 31 

2016: Jan 1-15  – Jan 17-24 –  Jan 24-31Feb 1-15Feb 16 – 29Mar 1-9Mar 9-19   – Apr 3-13 Apr 15-30May 1-17May 18 -31 June 1 – 11June 12 – 30July 1 – 13July 13 – 30  – Aug 1 – 18Aug 18 – 30Sept 1-20 Sept 21 – 30Oct 1 – 21Oct 21-31Nov 1-8

Obituaries 2000 – 2009

Here are the 2000-2009 obituaries.

2000: Jan 1-14Jan 14 – Feb 1Feb 2-16Feb 16 – Mar 2Mar 2 – Apr 1Apr 1 – 15Apr 17 – May 1May 1 – 18May 18 – June 2 June 2 -16June 16 – July 1July 1 – July 15July 15 – Aug 1Aug 2 – 16Aug 17 – 31Sept 1 – 16Sept 17 – Oct 1Oct 2-16Oct 17 – Nov 2Nov 2 – 16Nov 16 – Dec 2Dec 2 – 15Dec 16 – 30 – Index

2001: Jan 2-31Feb 1 – Mar 1Mar 2-31 Apr 1 – May 2May 2-31June 1-30 – July 1-31Aug 1-31Sept 1-30Oct 1-31 Nov 1-30Dec 1-31Index

2002: Jan 2 – 31Feb 1 – Mar 2Mar 2 – 31Apr 1 – May 1May 1 – 31May 31 – June 31July 1 – Aug 1 –  Aug 2 – 31Sept 1 -31Oct 1 – Nov 1Nov 1 – 31 Dec 1 – 31 –  Index

2003: Jan 2-31Feb 1-28 Mar 1 – 31 Apr 1-30 May 1-31June 1-30July 1-31 Aug 1-31 Sept 2-30Oct 1 – 31Nov 1-30Dec 1-31Index 

2004: Jan 2-31Jan 31- Mar 1 – Mar 1 – 31 Apr 1 – May 1May 1 – June 1June 1-30July 1-31Aug 1 – 31Sept 1-30Oct 1 – Nov 1 Nov 1 – Dec 1Dec 1 -31 Index

2005: Jan 1 – 31Feb 1 – Mar 1Apr 1 – 30May 1-31 June 1 -30 July 1-31Aug 1-31Sept 1 – 30Oct 1 – 31Nov 1 – 30Dec 1 -31 Index 

2006: Jan 1 – Feb 1 Feb 1 – Mar 1Mar 1 – 31Apr 1 – May 1June 1 – June 30 July 1 – 31 Aug 1 – Sept 1Sept 1 – 30Oct 1 – Nov 1 Nov 1 – 30 Dec 1 – 31 –  Index 

2007: Jan 1-31Feb 1-28Mar 1 – 31April 1 – 30 – May 1 – 31 June 1 – 30 July 1 – 31Aug 1 – 31Sept 1 – 31Oct 1 – 31 – Nov 1 – 30 – Dec 1-31 Index

2008: Jan 1 – 31Feb 1-28Mar 1-31April 1-30 – May 1 – 31June 1-30July 1 – 31 Aug 1 – 31Sept 1 – 30 – Oct 1 -31Nov 1 – 30Dec 1 – 31Index 

2009: Jan 1-31Feb 1-28Mar 1 – 31April 1 – 30May 1 – 31June 1 – 30 July 1 – 31 Aug 1 – 31Sept 1 – 30Oct 1 – 31Nov 1 – 30Dec 1- 31 Index 

Obituaries 1991-1999

Here are the obituaries for 1991-1999:

1991: Jan 2-8Jan 10-25Jan 28-31Feb 3-14Feb 17-27Mar 1-25 Mar 28-April 2April 5 – 22April 26 – May 5May 8-25May 28-June 4June 6-25June 28-July 3July 7-14July 17-27July 30-Aug 6Aug 7-26Aug 29-Sept 6Sept 9-15 Sept 22-27 Sept 30 – Oct 5 Oct 9-17 Oct 19-30Nov 1-18Index A to Simanski Index Stevens to Z

1994: April 2-11April 13 – May 5May 7-18May 18-31June 1-30July 14 – Aug 2 –        Aug 3-16Aug 16 – Sept 16Sept 17 – Oct 9Oct 11 – Nov 9Nov 10-21Nov 22 – 30 –       Dec 1 – 13 – Dec 14 – 17Dec 18-30 – Index A to Z

1995: A – Bilich – Bilich – Boring – Bosar – Cicman – Cigan – Coleman – Conti – Czech –                 D-Dearmy – Demarco – Driscoll – Droz – Dzielski – E-Elliot-MooreEllis – Fisher – Fisher – Frambach – Francescini-Fyock – G-Graffius – Graham-Ratchford – Grove-Hensal – Henze-Horner – Horner – Jakovcic – Janoski – Just – K-Lynk – Masnica – Miller – MC-Maslow –         Miller – Molnar – Molnar – Neilson – Nein – Pavlock – Pavlock – Rager – Rairigh – Ringler – Rininger – RysS – Slonaker – Slovich – Snyder – Snyder – Stewart Stewart – Szuch –  Tomak – Veigh – Venesky – VrobleW – Zwick

1996: Jan 1-6Jan 7-22Jan 23-29Jan 30 – Mar 1Mar 2 – 26Mar 26 – April 14 – April 14 – May 29June 2-3 –  June 7-8June 9-26June 27 – July 11July 12-21July 22-29July 30 – Aug 4Aug 4-5Aug 6-29Aug 29 – Sept 14Sept 15 – Oct 14Nov 7 – 27Nov 27-Dec 5Dec 6 – 10 – Dec 10 – 16Dec 16 – 31 

1997: Jan 1-7Jan 7-28 – Jan 28 – Feb 14Feb 14 – Mar 13 – Mar 13-20Apr 2-22 Apr 22 – May 1 – May 2-22May 24-31June 1 – 26June 28-30July 1-25 July 27 – Aug 11Aug 12 – 28 – Aug 29 – Sept 13Sept 14 – 17Sept 18 – Oct 2Oct 3 – 24 – Oct 26 – Nov 8 Nov 9 – 24 – Nov 25 – Dec 10Dec 11 – 19 – Dec 19 – 26Dec 26 – 31

1998: Feb 8 – Mar 12 – Mar 13 – 28 – Mar 29 – Apr 21May 5-16 – May 18 – June 23June 23 – July 27July 28 – July 31July 31 – Aug 7Aug 8 – Aug 31 Sept 1-14

1999: Jan 1- Feb 1Feb 2 – Mar 1Mar 1 – Apr 2April 2 – May 2May 2 – June 2June 2 – July 1July 1 – Aug 2Aug 2 – Sept 2Sept 3 – Oct 2 Oct 2 – Nov 2Nov 2 – 30Dec 1 – 31 

Johnstown and Conemaugh Map

This map shows the boroughs of Johnstown and Conemaugh in 1854.

Donated for scanning by David and Sharon Swain

Map of Goose Island in Johnstown

This map shows the no longer existing “Goose Island” area of Johnstown.  Sun damage has faded this map and you will need to zoom in to see its details. This map dates from March 1915 and is based on deeds from the Cambria Iron Company. Goose Island existed during the Canal Era in Johnstown 1834-1854.

Donated for scanning by David and Sharon Swain

Early Map of Johnstown

This map of early Johnstown and vicinity shows the location of charcoal iron furnaces, forges, ore deposits, and other features of historic interest.  Map dated 1932.