Dean is one of the Fab 40

fab-40During a recent stop at George’s Song Shop in downtown Johnstown, I got some advice from the man himself.

John George, a local historian as well as a merchant and music buff, really liked a recent series in The Tribune-Democrat featuring individuals who had made their mark in the Johnstown region, or who were from here and had gone on to success in various fields.

You should turn that into a book, George suggested – then was pleased to learn that his idea was already in the works.

Now, the book “Fab 40” is available just in time for the holidays.

The title is actually a bit of a misnomer. “Fab 40” contains 80 profiles – 40 featuring local icons of sports and another 40 for individuals in entertainment, business and science.

Robin Quillon, publisher of both The Tribune-Democrat and Johnstown Magazine, was looking to produce a compact book in the “flip” format – two covers, two themes.

So, you can start reading “Fab 40” from either end.

Read the full article and order your copy @ TribDem.com

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