Local Business

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New Pig Energy honored TIPTON — New Pig was recently recognized by Environmental Protection — the online solution resource for managing air, water, energy and waste issues. New Pig Energy’s Tank End Enclosures garnered top honors in the “water” category of Environmental ...

Business still blooming

TYRONE — Leidig’s Farm, now in its 50th year, is truly a family business. “Our five kids have helped us plant, water and harvest the crops,” said Donna Leidig, who started the business with her husband, Don, in 1969. Now, Donna said, the “kids” are in their 40s and 50s. ...

Deeds

Blair County Dennis R. and Nan Milhoan to Betty L., John B. and Adam J. Richardson, property in North Woodbury Township, $89,900. Tithonus Partners II LP to Port Pizza LLC, property in Tyrone, $90,000. Douglas A. Madden to Doug Madden Properties LLC, 1900 Fourth St., Altoona, ...

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. ...

Nonprofit of the month

Years in existence: 37 years Total number of employees: 14 Type of nonprofit: 501c3 Populations served: Blair County and surrounding areas, as well as other states and countries Areas of focus: Railroaders Memorial Museum and Horseshoe Curve National Historic Landmark’s mission is to ...

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Altoona hotels win big The dual-branded Fairfield and TownePlace Suites by Marriott Altoona was awarded two awards at this year’s Marriott General Manager’s conference in Chicago. Both brands were awarded the 2019 Platinum Circle Award, and the TownePlace Suites was named the top hotel ...

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BRENTWOOD, TENN. Tractor Supply supports FFA Tractor Supply Co. and the National FFA Organization continue to partner to support the next generation of agricultural leaders through their Grants for Growing program. Grants for Growing provides funding to FFA chapters across the country for the ...

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PITTSBURGH F.N.B. Corp. declares dividend The board of F.N.B. Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share on F.N.B. Corp.’s common stock. The dividend is payable on June 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 31. The company has total assets of ...

Tyrone teachers put to work

TYRONE — A group of Tyrone Area School District teachers now have a better understanding of what career opportunities are available in the Tyrone area and the skills needed to perform those jobs. A group of 17 district educators participated in the Teacher in the Workplace program, funded by ...

Behind the desk

Business: Studio 3 Twenty One LLC Address: 1546 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd. Telephone number: 201-2374 Position: Owner/sole member Years with company: It is the business’s first year What products or services does your company provide? We are a full-service salon with talented ...

Workplace

New hires and promotions -- Kristin Cowger, formerly of Hollidaysburg, has accepted a position with the American Contemporary Ballet Company in Los Angeles. Cowger, who trained at Allegheny Ballet Company, has been with the Richmond Ballet for the past four years. -- Tom Seasoltz of Altoona ...

Protect property during partnerships

One way to grow your business is by reaching out to strategic partners who offer complementary products or services or who otherwise can work with you to the mutual advantage of both your businesses. Strategic partnerships can expand your market reach and help you achieve more sales. But ...

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Business After Hours set The next Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. May 30 at Hillview Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center, 700 S. Cayuga Ave. The cost to attend is $10 for chamber members and $20 for non-members. Reservations can be made ...

Dale Oxygen begins major expansion

JOHNSTOWN — Dale Oxygen Inc. has embarked on a major expansion project at its Johnstown headquarters. Dale Oxygen also operates businesses in Altoona and Indiana. Work began in March on a new cylinder filling plant and expansion of the company’s corporate headquarters, said Evan ...

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HUNTINGDON Mobile restaurant opening in Huntingdon County The Garden Harvest, a farm to fork food truck located at Steele Farm, off of Route 22 at 10879 Piney Ridge Road, will open at 10 a.m. May 24. The new eatery, owned by Anthia DiSalvo of Mount Union and Laura Hess of Huntingdon, will ...

Business city’s ‘best kept secret’

Allegheny Trucks has been called one of the best kept secrets in Altoona. The family-owned-and-operated full-service International truck dealership is celebrating its 40th year of servicing the trucking industry. The business began in 1978 when Larry Hale and partner George Riley bought the ...

Mother’s Day spending to grow

Mother’s Day spending is expected to total a record $25 billion this year, up from $23.1 billion in 2018, according to an annual survey by the National Retail Federation. A total of 84 percent of U.S. adults are expected to celebrate their mothers and other women in their ...

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Sheetz For the Kidz makes major donation Sheetz For the Kidz, an employee-driven charity helping children in need, has donated $601,000 to local Feeding America member food banks to provide hunger relief to children struggling with hunger throughout the states in which Sheetz operates: ...

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Amerway adds new machine Amerway Inc., a manufacturer of high-purity solder products for the electronics manufacturing industry, has boosted its production capabilities with the installation of a new Continuous Casting machine at the company’s Beale Avenue manufacturing facility in ...

Upcoming proms

Today Bellwood-Antis — 7 p.m., The Casino at Lakemont Park Cambria Heights — 6 p.m., Chetremon Event Center Glendale — 6 p.m., Oriental Ballroom, Gallitzin Saturday Everett Area — 7 p.m., Blair County Convention Center Juniata Valley — 6 p.m., Greenland Lodge May ...