Technology Exhibit planned
The Bioness Technology Exhibit is coming to HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Altoona on July 23 and will be on public display throughout the day.
The Bioness Technology Exhibit is a state-of-the-art, climate controlled and completely self-powered showroom ...
Chamber accepting applications for YEA!
The Blair County Chamber of Commerce is accepting applications for the Young Entrepreneurs Academy for the 2018-19 class.
YEA! is a 25-week program that guides middle and high school students through launching and running their own businesses or ...
From its humble beginning in 1968 with six part-time nurses, Home Nursing Agency has grown into a trusted leader in the community health network, with nearly 1,000 employees serving more than 23,000 people throughout western and central Pennsylvania.
Home Nursing Agency — then called Blair ...
Name: Gail Allen
Company name: Knit-Treat at the Cottage
Address: 208 Allegheny St., Hollidaysburg
Telephone number: 330-1788
Years with company: 2 months
Family: Husband, Bob; three children: Lance (Kristen), Stephanie (Brian) and Lindsay (Eric); four grandchildren: ...
New hires and promotions
Jared R. Mishler has been promoted to Principal at Wessel & Co., Johnstown.
Mishler, who joined the company in 2003 as an entry level accountant and quickly rose to a supervisory and management position, will have the primary responsibility of accounting, ...
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 ...
Medical center recognized
Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center has been named a Screening Center of Excellence by the Lung Cancer Alliance.
By naming Conemaugh a Screening Center of Excellence, the Lung Cancer Alliance recognizes that Conemaugh Memorial’s facility, which provides ...
Jim Carles got his start running a small engine repair shop in a back room at Mallow’s on 25th Avenue.
“He quit school in ninth grade to work for Mallow’s,” his daughter Janet Mowery said.
He ran the repair shop at Mallow’s for several years. “One day, he said he had too much to ...
Name: McEldowney Academic Scholarship Fund
Years in existence: 2003 to present
Employees: We have volunteer committee members
Type of non-profit: 501-3C
Populations served: Blair County
Areas of focus: Scholarships to all Blair County high School senior students going to ...
Jason Snyder has been hired by Pinnacle Treatment Centers Network as its regional director of outpatient services in Eastern Pennsylvania.
Snyder, a leader in the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, was most recently the Special Assistant to the Human ...
Students show marketing plan
Business administration-management and marketing students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus recently presented a social media marketing plan to the Blair County Planning Commission.
Fostering the relationship between Blair ...
Bank seeks calendar entries
Since 2010, CNB Bank has offered free wall calendars featuring photos taken by local residents. Submissions are now open for the 2019 calendar.
The 2019 CNB wall calendar will feature photos from the central Pennsylvania region with the theme of ...
B2B CFO recognized
B2B CFO recently was named a Small Giant by Forbes Magazine, joining the ranks of a select group of U.S.-based companies that share the accolade. Steve Koval is a local partner with B2B CFO and serves the central Pennsylvania market, including several clients in the Altoona ...
A local family-owned-and-operated restaurant is a “hall of famer.”
Finelli’s Italian Villa, 1808 Fourth Ave., has achieved TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Hall of Fame status for receiving TripAdvisor’s Certificate of Excellence for five consecutive years.
Certificate of ...
Graduation ceremonies were held June 7 at Park Hills Golf Club for the Leadership Blair County Class of 2017.
This year’s 21 members bring the total number of people who have completed the program, sponsored by the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, to 571. This is the 24th annual ...
Attorney David P. Andrews of Altoona has been hired by Juniata College in Huntingdon to serve as general counsel for the college and coach of Juniata’s new mock trial team.
Andrews also will serve as a professor teaching courses in human resources, ...
CRESSON — Conemaugh Health System has plans to tear down a carwash and rebuild a Second Street office in Cresson, the borough’s council president announced.
At Monday’s meeting, President Michael Zabinsky Jr. said he and other borough officials met with a Conemaugh engineer last week, ...
Health care career fair set
PA CareerLink Blair County and the Southern Alleghenies Workforce Development Board will hold a health care career job fair from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Wednesday at the National Guard Armory in Duncansville.
Approximately 30 health care related ...
First Commonwealth honored
First Commonwealth Bank was recognized recently for its efforts to encourage Americans and its customers to save money during America Saves Week and Military Saves Week.
First Commonwealth Bank was one of 15 banks, 17 credit unions and five ...
Women in ag session set
The Penn State Extension Dairy Team and Reliance Bank are partnering to offer women involved in agriculture a day to relax, learn and network from 10 a.m. to
2 p.m. June 27 at the Bistro at the Village Green, 402 Village Way, Martinsburg.
The meeting is free, with ...