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Chamber sets waste event The Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s Coalition on Sustainability will hold its third annual “Zero Waste” event from noon to 1 p.m. April 7 at the Fiore “Blue Building,” located at the rear of 5508 Sixth Ave. The event will begin with a buffet luncheon, ...

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NEW ENTERPRISE NES&L ends notes offering New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. has closed its offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.125 percent senior notes due 2022. The company also announced it repurchased about $196.47 million (or about 96.55 percent) of ...

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Young professionals events Young Professionals of Blair County has planned the following events: -- Toastmasters & Dessert where attendees learn about the local “Toastmasters” club and hear how the group can help develop public speaking skills, confidence and the ability to give ...

Deeds

Blair County Lewis L. Jr. and Carol Daughtery to Mountain Lake Rentals LLC, property in Juniata Township, $15,000. Iva Johnston to Emily Noah, property in Greenfield Township, $112,000. Rodney and Jeanette Burkholder to David and Deborah Bithell, 328 Garfield St., Tyrone, $83,700. Irvin ...

Bankruptcies

The following people have made filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. Chapter 11 involves reorganization to pay off debt. The information is from the Pittsburgh Legal Journal. Filings by ...

Behind the desk

Company name: LAMB Solutions Advertising Agency Address: 1312 Logan Blvd., Altoona Telephone number: 944-LAMB (5262) Website: lambsolves.com Position: Owner Years with company: Since June of 2015 Family: Husband, Chuck, and sons Preston and Carter What products or services does ...

Workplace

New hires and promotions Larry Garman Jr. of Huntingdon has joined Tyrone Regional Health Network /Tyrone Hospital as director of ancillary services. In this position Garman will oversee the management staff of the Radiology, Laboratory and Cardiopulmonary Services departments as well ...

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Home Nursing recognized Home Nursing Agency’s Private Duty Home Care program has received the 2017 Best of Home Care–Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The program has been recognized for the fifth year as a top-ranking home care provider, based on client satisfaction ...

UPMC expands services

Patients with heart and blood vessel conditions now have local access to expanded services at UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Altoona. “Becoming a part of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute is a step we’ve been working toward since affiliating with UPMC. We are proud that our ...

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Appvion income increases APPLETON, WIS. — Appvion’s 2016 operating income improved to $23.5 million from $10.5 million in 2015 as aggressive cost reductions combined with sales and volume growth and improved prices for its thermal products more than offset lower prices and shipment volume ...

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JOHNSTOWN SBA sets seminar, workshop The U.S. Small Business Administration and the JARI will hold a free seminar geared to help small business owners interested in selling goods or services to the federal government from 10 a.m. to noon March 24 at JARI, 160 JARI Drive. Business ...

Deeds

Blair County Beatrice Burwell to Dustin and Amy Elder, property on Decker Hollow Road, Snyder Township, $106,000. Aaron and Sarah McConnell to Village Restorations & Consulting Inc., 9963 Old Route 22, Hollidaysburg, Frankstown Township, $29,500. United States of America and Secretary of ...

Bankruptcies

­The following people have made filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. Chapter 11 involves reorganization to pay off debt. The information is from the Pittsburgh Legal Journal. Filings by ...

People on the job

New hires and promotions Dr. Marianne Shaw has joined the newly opened Conemaugh Physician Group — Rheumatology Nason — and will provide outpatient rheumatology care from the practice located at 1792 Plank Road, Duncansville. Shaw earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular miology ...

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Names: Cheryl Steiner and Amy Lantz Company name: Cheryl’s Critter Cuts, LLC Address: 910 Blair St., Hollidaysburg Telephone number: 696-8733 Positions: Cheryl, Owner/Certified Groomer; Amy, Owner/Manager /Administration Years with company: Cheryl & Amy: 10 plus Family: ...

Remodeling expected to see prolonged growth

It’s a good time to be in the remodeling business. Homeowner spending on remodeling is expected to see healthy growth through 2025, according to Demographic Change and the Remodeling Outlook, the latest biennial report in the Improving America’s Housing series released by the Harvard ...

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Starbucks coming to local Target store Starbucks soon will be coming to the Target store in Sierra North Plaza. The store recently closed its snack bar, and there is an advertisement on the Target careers home page looking for “Starbucks team members” for Target’s Altoona ...

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Company: Cherry’s Handyman Services Address: Tyrone Telephone number: 931-8530 Website: Cherryhandyman.net Position: Owner Years with company: Seven Family: Wife, Barb; three children: Heidi and husband, Chris, and two grandsons in Frederick, Md.; Travis and wife, Chrissie, in ...

Workplace

New hires and promotions -- Brian E. Wiser has been promoted to the corporate associate level at Keller Engineers Inc., Holli­days­burg. Wiser, who serves as assistant director of transportation, specializes in transportation structural engineering and related services. His ...

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JOHNSTOWN Conemaugh center accredited Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center’s Medical Skills Learning Center has been reaccredited as a comprehensive Accredited Education Institute by the American College of Surgeons. An ACS-AEI addresses the educational needs of a broad spectrum of learners ...