The coming year is expected to be another robust one for residential renovations and repairs, with growth accelerating as the year progresses, according to the Leading Indicator of Remodeling Activity released by the Joint Center for Housing Studies of Harvard University.
The LIRA projects ...
Name: Carl "C.A." Detwiler
Company name: Forsheys Ag & Industrial
Address: 110 Forshey St., Martinsburg
Telephone number: 793-3791
Position: General manager/owner
Years with company: 10
Family: Wife, Valerie; and daughter, Carley.
What products or services does your ...
The following faculty members at Saint Francis University have received promotions beginning with the Fall 2018 semester:
Timothy Bintrim, professor of English; Melissa Kagarise, professor of master medical science/master health science; Lane Loya, professor of ...
Pet store now open
Fetch-N-Go Feed & Pet Supply, a locally owned and operated pet food and supply store, is now open for business at 103 College Park Plaza.
This is the third location for local owners, Nate Jamison and Keith Hay, who also own and operate Cambria Agway in ...
Furniture store closing
Value City Furniture, 3010 Pleasant Valley Blvd., is closing its doors.
“Store closing sale now going on” signs are placed in front of the business.
A message sent to corporate headquarters in Columbus, Ohio, was not returned.
HRAA leadership ...
Jersey Mike’s Subs will become a tenant in the Kranich’s Plaza being constructed along Plank Road.
Jersey Mike’s is a submarine sandwich chain headquartered in Manasquan, N.J. The Jersey Mike’s franchise has almost 1,300 locations open and about 70 more in development across the ...
Educational program set
The Human Resource Management Association of Blair County will hold a full-day educational program from 8 a.m. to
4:15 p.m. March 21 at Park Hills Country Club.
The program “HR’s Role in Recruitment and Retention” will include four sessions on the topics of ...
Chamber sets safety committee meeting
The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Safety Committee will hold a Home Run for Safety event from 7:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. May 23 at Peoples Natural Gas Field.
The event will include a keynote speaker from Occupational Safety and Health Administration, ...
Americans plan to spend a record $5.9 billion to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this year, according to the annual survey released by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics. That’s the highest level in the survey’s 14-year history, up from last year’s previous ...
New hires and promotions
Katie Duttry has been promoted to staff accountant II in the audit department of Wessel & Co., Johnstown.
Duttry, who joined the audit department in 2016, is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown with a Bachelor of Arts degree in ...
Name: Timothy Forr
Company: Forr's Service LLC
Address: 1111 18th St., Altoona
Years with company: 34
Family: Wife, Kathy; and son, Ben.
What products or services does your company provide?
Full- and self-service gas and auto repairs.
Who are ...
Miners joins Telestroke
Conemaugh Miners Medical Center in Hastings has officially joined the Telestroke program introduced by Conemaugh Health System in 2016. The program helps save critical time for treatment of stroke patients.
Telestroke is a mobile telecommunications system ...
Hospital offers inpatient email
Conemaugh Health System now offers the ability to email an inpatient at Conemaugh Memorial, Conemaugh Meyersdale, Conemaugh Miners and Conemaugh Nason medical centers.
To access the online email system, visit www.conemaugh.org/EmailAPatient. The ...
BEDFORD — Fat Jimmy’s Outfitters and the Olde Bedford Brewing Co. will be collaborating businesses when the brewery officially opens for business today after a ribbon cutting at 4 p.m.
Both Jim and Perci Fungaroli of Fat Jimmy’s and Dave and Mary Heller believe their separate companies ...
Park Medical Alert opens
Park Security Systems has unveiled a new sister company — Park Medical Alert.
The mobile medical alert device will allow customers and their older family members to experience peace of mind while maintaining their independence as they age.
Users of this Wi-Fi ...
The Mirror is accepting nominations for its 11th edition of 20 Under 40, which will recognize 20 deserving community members younger than 40 years old in the June edition of Blair Living.
Criteria for nomination include business success, entrepreneurial spirit and community service of those ...
Dr. Lisa Cone, a certified nurse midwife and doctor of nursing practice, has joined the team at Conemaugh Physician Group - OB/GYN and is now helping deliver babies at Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center.
In her role at Conemaugh Memorial, Cone will assist women in ...
Name: Paige M. McCreary
Company: Forney Financial Solutions LLC
Address: 3018 Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona
Telephone number: 944-8474
Position: Financial adviser, RJFS and retirement plan coordinator FFS
Years with company: Six
Family: Fiance, Deanna Mazurak; and parents, Penny ...
VA to hold open house
An open house will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Tuesday in the Yellow Team Lobby at the Van Zandt VA Medical Center.
Individuals will have an opportunity to meet with leadership, ask questions and learn about VA programs.
There will be representation from Eligibility ...
CLEARFIELD — The Clearfield County Industrial Development Authority has taken a step to help local businesses looking to expand or renovate.
Authority members recently approved a “drastic” reduction in their interest rates for commercial loans, according to Rob Swales, CEO of ...