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Holiday Inn billboard in Johnstown mars Thruway beauty, should come down

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It’s hard to believe that one billboard on the Thruway, seen only by people traveling east, is the engine driving the city of Johnstown’s economy, as so many local leaders and politicians would have us believe. It is hard to imagine that it is even the major factor in the success of Johnstown’s Holiday Inn, which advertises on the 2,000-square-foot sign. No one has offered any evidence of the economic importance of the billboard — ...

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August 29, 2013
8:14 a.m.

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I've been driving on the Thruway for many years, I've never seen the motels on the thruway that you are talking about.