Business news of local interest

Sheetz sells beer at more stores

Sheetz announced Tuesday that it is selling beer at eight additional stores in Penn­syl­vania, including Cresson and Patton.

These store locations offer a variety of domestic, import and craft beers.

Sheetz currently sells beer in 80 locations across Pennsylvania, as well as in the five other states.

SFU sets business seminars

LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has scheduled two pre-business planning seminars for August.

The free seminar is for people who are interested in opening and operating their own business.

Topics will include marketing, recordkeeping, business plans, legal issues, regulations/taxes and financing.

Seminars will be held from 9 to 11 a.m. Aug. 14 at the JARI Center for Business Development, 160 JARI Drive, Johnstown, and from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at the SBDC, 117 Evergreen Drive, Loretto.

Preregistration is required for the seminar 48 hours prior to scheduled date.

For more information, call the SBDC at 472-3200 or email at

Nita Nee Farm is now open

SAXTON — Nita Nee Farm is now open for business at 124 River Bottom Lane, Saxton.

Eugene Foor is owner and manager, and Doreen Easly is assistant manager.

Nita Nee Farm provides naturally grown vegetables, fruits and herbs and sells specialty cupcakes. The gift shop has local homemade soap, handmade crafts and antiques.

Business hours are 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday and 8 a.m. to noon Saturday. The telephone number is 932-9531.

Fullington buys Voyager VIP

STATE COLLEGE — Fullington Auto Bus Co. has purchased Voyager VIP Cruises.

Fullington has partnered with Voyager VIP Cruises and its owner Joyce Williams Boone since Boone moved into the area several years ago, offering a variety of cruise and tour options beyond where the wheels of Fullington’s buses can travel.