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 ...
Chamber sets program
The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. March 15 at The Bull Pen Restaurant.
Andrew Hostler, Tyrone Hospital rehab program manager, and Kira Weigand, case manager, will present an overview of services offered by Apex Rehab ...
Olive Branch now open
Homewood at Martinsburg recently opened its newly renovated Olive Branch dining venue.
The Olive Branch utilizes the space formerly used as Homewood’s chapel. With the addition of the Bice Memorial Chapel and Givler Cultural Center, this space was ...
FNB Corp. recognized
FNB Corp. has again been recognized as a Greenwich Excellence in Banking Awards winner, receiving high scores both nationally and regionally for satisfaction among Small Business clients.
Since 2009, FNB has received 43 Greenwich Excellence Awards for its ...
Breakfast Club to meet
The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club will meet at 7:45 a.m. March 8 at The Casino at Lakemont Park.
The event will feature a presentation on Operation Our Town. Among the awards being presented is the 2018 Community Partnership Award that will go to ...
Rutter’s, which opened its first Blair County convenience store near Wye Switches in July and is planning to build another on Route 764 in Duncansville, hopes to open a third in Altoona by late summer.
The York-based chain has submitted plans to the city for a store at the former site of ...
DUNCANSVILLE — The workforce continues to age, but there are steps employers can take to deal with that problem.
“The implications of an aging workforce have become an issue over recent years. It is becoming more of an issue,” said Colleen Medlin, regional director of WorkStrategies at ...
DABC to meet in March
Downtown Altoona Business Community will meet from 6 to 7:30 p.m. March 6 at Penn State Altoona’s LaunchBox, 1331 12th Ave. in the Gable’s building.
David Roth, owner of Mountain City Services LLC, a local professional IT services company, will discuss the process ...
Altoona-based Sheetz Inc. has been named one of the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For, according to global research and consulting firm Great Place to Work and Fortune Magazine.
This list, now in its 21st year, recognizes companies that have exceptional workplace cultures.
Mortgage delinquencies in Altoona unchanged
According to CoreLogic, a global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, in Altoona, 6.5 percent of mortgages were delinquent by at least 30 days (including those in foreclosure) in November, unchanged from a year ...
Spending is expected to reach $19.6 billion, up from $18.2 billion last year. The numbers are the second highest in the 15-year history of the annual survey conducted by the National Retail Federation and Prosper Insights & Analytics, topped only by the record $146.84 and $19.7 billion seen ...
Name: Craig Meyers
Company Name: D.L. Dravis & Associates Inc.
Address: P.O. Box 430, Altoona
Telephone number: 800-743-8304
Position: Automobile and light truck physical damage appraiser
Years with company: 20 years
Family: Eife, Patty; and their two ...
Michael Sgriccia of State College has been promoted to senior project manager by Alexander Building Construction Co., part of the Butz Family of Companies.
As senior project manager, he oversees all preconstruction and construction project operations and ...
JARI sets Lunch & Learn
JARI will hold its next Lunch & Learn from noon to 1:15 p.m. Feb. 20 at JARI Center, 160 Jari Drive, Johnstown.
Randy Frye, dean of the Shields School of Business at Saint Francis University, will present “Creating Customer Delight and Enhancing ...
Smith Furniture will close
DUNCANSVILLE — After 67 years in business, Smith Furniture House of Fashion is closing its doors, according to a letter to customers on the business’ website.
The business is closing as owners Gary and Mary Clare have decided to retire.
Smith Furniture is ...
Kroger selling Turkey Hill Minit Marts, others for $2B
British convenience store operator EG Group is buying Kroger’s convenience store unit, which includes Turkey Hill Minit Marts, for $2.15 billion as it expands into the U.S.
Kroger and other grocery store operators have been ...
Business After Hours set
The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Feb. 15 at Colonial Courtyard at Tyrone, 5546 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd.
Cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for nonmembers. Reservations can be made by calling the ...
Dr. Kennita Burns-Johnson and Dr. Stephen Schmidt have joined the Breast Cancer & Women’s Health Institute, a service of Tyrone Regional Health Network, to provide breast cancer surgery and general surgery services.
Burns-Johnson will serve as medical ...