Born and raised in Altoona, John Ventura has always worked in his family’s business.
“When I got my driver’s license, I started to work in the car business. I worked here through high school and college. My first job was washing cars part time when I was in high school,” Ventura ...
New hires and promotions
-- David M. Cunningham has been promoted by Keller Engineers Inc. to the firm’s corporate associate level.
Cunningham began his career at Keller Engineers in 1997 as a high school intern; he is now in his 20th year with the firm serving in the water/ wastewater ...
Company name: Caribbean Sun Tan & Boutique
Address: 1548 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Telephone number: 941-2226
Years with company: 10
Family: Husband, Adam
What products or services does your company provide?
We have state of the art tanning services. We ...
Home Nursing Agency announces changes
Home Nursing Agency on Tuesday announced the growth of its hospice program and rebranding as Family Hospice and Palliative Care, part of UPMC HNA.
Earlier this year, Family Hospice and Palliative Care, headquartered in Mount Lebanon, was integrated ...
A Tyrone native is pursuing his dream. “I always wanted to be a country music singer.”
Jaysen Gold, a 2004 Tyrone Area High School graduate, said “When I first saw Alabama perform on TV, I knew instantly that was what I wanted to do. I’ve spent my whole life pursuing that.”
Robert Miller has been named as food service director at Homewood at Martinsburg.
Miller, who brings more than 38 years of experience as a director of dining services in long-term care to Homewood’s campus, is a graduate of Penn State University with an ...
Company name: Canoe Mountain Outfitters, or CMO
Address: 1636 Turkey Valley Road, Hollidaysburg
Telephone number: 573-6800/935-2013
Years with company: Five
Family: Wife, Danielle, and 1-year-old son, Samuel
What products or services does your company ...
Donald Dougerty to Daniel Mason Living Trust, property in Logan Township, $22,000.
Scott Gearhart to Christopher Rowles, property in Allegheny Township, $35,000.
Daniel and Emily Chverchko to Tyler Stiffler and Megan Mignogna, 468 Elliot St., Blair Township, $157,000.
Home prices in Altoona increase year-over-year
Home prices in Altoona, including distressed sales, increased by 6.2 percent in November 2016 compared with November 2015. On a month-over-month basis, home prices, including distressed sales, decreased by 0.5 percent in November.
Home prices ...
New hires and promotions
Dr. Brian S. Jacobs, a family medicine physician, is joining Tyrone Regional Health Network and the Tyrone Hospital medical staff, effective Jan. 17.
Jacobs will provide primary care services at TRHN’s Pinecroft Medical Center and at the Houtzdale Rural ...
John and Janine Campbell to Kelly Braggs, 412 and 414 E. Caroline Ave., Altoona, $105,000.
James and Pamela Montgomery to Krena and Timothy M. Leberfinger Sr., 5428 and 5430 Caroline Ave., Altoona, $148,500.
Samuel and Regina Boston to Erin Miller, 5718 California Ave., ...
A day of quiet trading on Wall Street ended Tuesday with the Dow Jones industrial average inching closer to 20,000 and a record high for the Nasdaq composite.
Materials and technology companies led U.S. stocks slightly higher overall. Energy companies also rose as the price of crude oil moved ...
WASHINGTON — Christmas is the season of giving, and January the month of returns.
UPS expects to deliver 1.3 million packages back to retailers on Jan. 5, celebrated by the delivery service, but no one else, as “National Returns Day.”
Surging online sales have been followed by a surge ...
After his family business was sold, Mike Folcarelli said he was “looking for something to do.”
So in 2014, Folcarelli opened a HoneyBaked Ham Co. and Cafe franchise in the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center.
“I thought at my age (49 at the time), this was the best way to go, ...
Name: Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries
Years in existence: 68
Type of Non-Profit: 501(c)(3)
Populations served: Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries offers services that span the generations serving young children through older adults.
Areas of focus: We provide ...
New hires and promotions
-- Jessica Svidergol has been promoted to director of nursing at Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in Hastings.
Svidergol has been the assistant director of nursing at Conemaugh Miners since 2015, and has been an employee of Conemaugh Health System for more than 10 ...
The Mirror will print early tonight — Christmas Eve — so our staff can spend time with their families.
Consequently, the evening lottery numbers along with some sports results, including the late afternoon NFL games, will not be in Sunday’s paper.
That information will be included in ...
From Mirror staff reports
BEDFORD — Rockland Manufacturing, a national leader in the production of heavy construction equipment attachments, will expand its operation in Bedford County with the company’s recent acquisition of the former Cannondale building. “The 221,000-square-foot ...
at CBICC awards dinner
AccuWeather was named Technology Company of the Year for 2016 at the CBICC Excellence in Business Awards and Vision Dinner.
The Technology Company of the Year Award “recognizes a company with innovative products and ...
JARI Growth Fund created
JOHNSTOWN — JARI officials have announced the formation of the JARI Growth Fund Inc.
The fund is considered an emerging Community Development Financial Institution by the Treasury Department and is currently applying to the federal government for its certification ...