8th Ward

In recent years, the Eighth Ward area of Johnstown has seen rapid growth due to it’s biggest tenant, Memorial Medical Center. In recent years, the hospital has grown in size and now owns it’s two former competitors: UPMC Lee Regional, and Mercy Hospital (Good Samaritan). Also the Hospital has bought up many of the houses on the hillside behind it for use as Offices.

The other large entity in the Eighth Ward area is Johnstown’s Cable Company, Atlantic Broadband. Offering full service cable, internet, and phone service to it’s customers over the cable wire, Atlantic Broadband has been around since 2004 in the Johnstown area after taking over it’s predecessor Charter Communications.

As for Banks, Eighth Ward has enough to go around. Ameriserv Financial, First Commonwealth Bank, HealthcareFirst Credit Union, and Merho Credit Union are in the vicinity and offer many bank services to customers.

Local Business is alive in Eighth Ward too, Martella’s Pharmacy and the Baker’s Loaf are two local shops right along Franklin Street.

Also Bishop McCort High School is located in 8th Ward. You can find out more about this school on our Area School’s Page.

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