Local Business

Award recipient named

TYRONE — A longtime Tyrone businessman and community supporter has been selected as the 16th recipient of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Lifetime Achievement Award for Business Excellence. Harry Sickler, senior partner of Harry K. Sickler Associates, will receive the award at the ...

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Chamber sets safety tour The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Safety Committee will hold a safety tour from 9 to 11 a.m. April 21 at Albemarle, 2 Adams Ave., Tyrone. Albemarle Corp. is a global specialty chemicals company with leading positions in lithium, bromine, refining catalysts and ...

Zeigler in Chevy baseball program

CLAYSBURG — As a part of Chevrolet’s nation-wide commitment to support youth sports, Zeigler Chevrolet is supporting Claysburg Little League through the Chevy Youth Baseball Program. The sponsorship will include both monetary and equipment donations during the 2017 youth baseball ...

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Woody’s II to re-open Woody’s II, 3305 Pleasant Valley Blvd., will reopen for business at 10 a.m. Monday. The restaurant, owned by Lynne Grove, sustained smoke damage Feb. 24 when the strip plaza was damaged by a brush fire. Woody’s II will be open 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through ...

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Claysburg Claysburg store adds U-Haul Lighthouse Hardware has signed on as a U-Haul neighborhood dealer to serve the Claysburg community. Lighthouse Hardware, 13198 Dunnings Highway, will offer U-Haul trucks, trailers, towing equipment, support rental items and in-store pick-up for ...

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Job fair workshop set The PA CareerLink Blair County Office will host a Job Fair Success Workshop from 1 to 3 p.m. April 3. This workshop will train job seekers to be prepared for upcoming job fairs. For more information, call 940-6200. Nursing program recognized LORETTO — Saint ...

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Chamber sets waste event The Blair County Chamber of Commerce’s Coalition on Sustainability will hold its third annual “Zero Waste” event from noon to 1 p.m. April 7 at the Fiore “Blue Building,” located at the rear of 5508 Sixth Ave. The event will begin with a buffet luncheon, ...

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NEW ENTERPRISE NES&L ends notes offering New Enterprise Stone & Lime Co. Inc. has closed its offering of $200 million aggregate principal amount of its 10.125 percent senior notes due 2022. The company also announced it repurchased about $196.47 million (or about 96.55 percent) of ...

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Young professionals events Young Professionals of Blair County has planned the following events: -- Toastmasters & Dessert where attendees learn about the local “Toastmasters” club and hear how the group can help develop public speaking skills, confidence and the ability to give ...

Deeds

Blair County Lewis L. Jr. and Carol Daughtery to Mountain Lake Rentals LLC, property in Juniata Township, $15,000. Iva Johnston to Emily Noah, property in Greenfield Township, $112,000. Rodney and Jeanette Burkholder to David and Deborah Bithell, 328 Garfield St., Tyrone, $83,700. Irvin ...

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. Filings by ...

Behind the desk

Company name: LAMB Solutions Advertising Agency Address: 1312 Logan Blvd., Altoona Telephone number: 944-LAMB (5262) Website: lambsolves.com Position: Owner Years with company: Since June of 2015 Family: Husband, Chuck, and sons Preston and Carter What products or services does ...

Workplace

New hires and promotions Larry Garman Jr. of Huntingdon has joined Tyrone Regional Health Network /Tyrone Hospital as director of ancillary services. In this position Garman will oversee the management staff of the Radiology, Laboratory and Cardiopulmonary Services departments as well ...

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Home Nursing recognized Home Nursing Agency’s Private Duty Home Care program has received the 2017 Best of Home Care–Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse. The program has been recognized for the fifth year as a top-ranking home care provider, based on client satisfaction ...

UPMC expands services

Patients with heart and blood vessel conditions now have local access to expanded services at UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute at UPMC Altoona. “Becoming a part of the UPMC Heart and Vascular Institute is a step we’ve been working toward since affiliating with UPMC. We are proud that our ...

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Appvion income increases APPLETON, WIS. — Appvion’s 2016 operating income improved to $23.5 million from $10.5 million in 2015 as aggressive cost reductions combined with sales and volume growth and improved prices for its thermal products more than offset lower prices and shipment volume ...

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JOHNSTOWN SBA sets seminar, workshop The U.S. Small Business Administration and the JARI will hold a free seminar geared to help small business owners interested in selling goods or services to the federal government from 10 a.m. to noon March 24 at JARI, 160 JARI Drive. Business ...

Deeds

Blair County Beatrice Burwell to Dustin and Amy Elder, property on Decker Hollow Road, Snyder Township, $106,000. Aaron and Sarah McConnell to Village Restorations & Consulting Inc., 9963 Old Route 22, Hollidaysburg, Frankstown Township, $29,500. United States of America and Secretary of ...

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. Filings by ...

People on the job

New hires and promotions Dr. Marianne Shaw has joined the newly opened Conemaugh Physician Group — Rheumatology Nason — and will provide outpatient rheumatology care from the practice located at 1792 Plank Road, Duncansville. Shaw earned a bachelor’s degree in molecular miology ...