Motorcycle dealership opens

BMW Motorrad USA has announced the opening of BMW Motorcycles of Tyrone, operating out of Kissell Motorsports in its new location at 5165 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., just south of Tyrone.

Under the leadership of general manager Josh Nolten, owner James Nolten, and business partner Dave Myers, the 3,000-square-foot BMW dealership offers a complete line of new and pre-owned BMW motorcycles, parts, accessories, apparel and service capabilities within a 12,000-square-foot, multi-tier building.

Showroom hours are 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Thursday; 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; and 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday.

The telephone number is 861-7890, and the website is

DABC to meet at ACT

The Downtown Altoona Business Community will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. July 10 at the Altoona Community Theatre, 1213 12th St.

Stephanie Trude, owner of 12Eleven Brisket, will present “Managing Your Staff Using Standard Operating Procedures.”

She will share her tips and experience managing her staff and explain the techniques she uses to train her staff, along with how she implements her standard operating procedures.

You do not have to be a member of the DABC to attend, but call 931-5487 to reserve your seat or indicate you plan to attend on the DABC’s Facebook page.


FNB Corp. to expand

F.N.B. Corp. will expand its retail, commercial and wealth management presence in South Carolina by establishing three new retail banking locations and a downtown regional hub in Charleston and the surrounding area.

In addition to opening three innovative technology branches, First National Bank, FNB’s largest subsidiary, will operate a network of standalone traditional and interactive ATMs throughout the market.

The company has total assets of $32 billion, and more than 400 banking offices throughout Pennsylvania, Ohio, Maryland, West Virginia, North Carolina and South Carolina.

Grads to open Meadows in NJ

Two Saint Francis University Shields School of Business alums will open the 27th franchise location of the Meadows Original Frozen Custard.

Thomas Vigneault (2011) and his brother and co-owner, Zack Vigneault (2016) plan to open this location along with their grandfather, Gil Vigneault, in Somerville, N.J.