Local Business

Prom schedules

Proms have been scheduled for the following area high schools. Schools not included on the list can call 946-7520 to be included. - Bellwood — 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Heritage Discovery Center - Huntingdon — 7 p.m. Saturday at Lake Raystown Resort - Bishop Guilfoyle — 6 p.m. April 27 ...

UPMC opens new outpatient facility

EBENSBURG — A new UPMC outpatient facility along Route 22 opened Wednesday in Cambria Town­ship, with no an­nounce­ment to the public or local officials. “This is a $19 million investment by UPMC to expand health care services and access — bringing these services close to home for ...

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Central Pa. Walmart stores set free wellness day Central Pennsylvania Walmart stores will be hosting the second Walmart Wellness Day from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday. This free health screening event provides people in the community an opportunity to learn valuable health information, ...

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TYRONE TRHN moves patient billing Tyrone Regional Health Network is in the process of transitioning its patient billing operations from an outsource vendor to an in-hospital operation. An outside company has handled TRHN’s patient billing operations for the past couple of years. Leaders ...

Nestle drops plan to take water from Spring Twp.

STATE COLLEGE — Nestle Waters has decided not to pursue its proposed project to source water from Spring Township Water Authority Well 2, but Centre County remains a leading candidate in its search for a third Pennsylvania bottling location. In January, Nestle Waters identified Centre ...

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JOHNSTOWN Cambria County Job Fair set The Cambria County Job Fair will be held from 1 to 5 p.m. May 1 at the Frank J. Pasquerilla Conference Center in Johnstown. Admittance is free for job-seekers, who will have the opportunity to meet face-to-face with and give resumes to a wide-variety ...

Area dealership turns 90

EBENSBURG — Ron Davidson took to the automobile business at a young age. “I started working when I was 12. I swept floors, changed tires and things like that. I worked here all my life except the four years I was at college,” said Davidson, who graduated from Duke University in 1959 ...

Nehemiah Project to host Leadercast

Area residents have the opportunity to participate in the world’s largest one-day leadership conference. Known as Leadercast 2018, the conference will be simulcasted May 4 to more than 700 sites in 20 countries — including a location in Altoona — from the Infinite Energy Arena in ...

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New hires and promotions William R. Crowe has joined Tyrone Regional Health Network/Tyrone Hospital as chief financial officer. Crowe most recently served as chief financial officer at The Martella Group in Johnstown, a regional group of pharmacies serving regional and national ...

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Name: Mitch Frederick Company name: Frederick's Meat Market Address: 1077 E. Main St., Roaring Spring Telephone number: 224-4812 Website: fredericksmeatmarket.com Position: Owner Years with company: 24 Family: Married with two grown children What products or services does your ...

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Legislative breakfast set The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Committee of Non-Profit Businesses will host a legislative breakfast from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 27 at the Altoona Grand Hotel. The event will provide an opportunity to meet candidates vying for seats in May’s primary. The ...

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MARTINSBURG Company gets new website Curry Supply has launched a new website that features everything that Curry Supply brings to heavy-duty commercial service vehicle manufacturing. The website showcases the new look of the Curry Supply brand, photo galleries, work-ready truck inventory ...

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TYRONE Chamber sets breakfast club The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. April 19 at the Bull Pen Restaurant. Julie Patosky, director of the Blair Center of Penn Highlands Community College, will present “What Can Your Local Community College Offer ...

New business branches out

When the calendar turns to spring, young men’s thoughts often turn to baseball. Four members of the Penn State Altoona baseball team have other thoughts as well — a business that they launched in February. Sophomores Brad Lau, Chase Clouser, Pete Jacobs and George Stiuso are partners in ...

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New hires and promotions James Powers has been named store manager of Littman Jewelers in the Galleria Mall, Johnstown. Powers has more than 40 years of sales and management experience. Awards and honors Steven Howsare, executive director of Southern Alleghenies Planning and ...

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Name: Veronica Moore Company name: Furniture Unfurnished Address: 1633 E. Pleasant Valley Blvd., Altoona Telephone number: 943-5330 Website: www.thefurnitureunfinished.com Position: Corporate manager Years with company: Five Family: Her son, Emerson What products or services ...

Sheetz set to hire 2,500

Sheetz Inc. said Thursday it plans to hire more than 1,200 people in Penn­syl­vania and 2,500 employees companywide. Recently named one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For by Fortune and Great Place to Work, Sheetz will hold open interviews for full-time and part-time positions starting ...

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Coldwell Banker Town & Country recognized Coldwell Banker Town & Country Real Estate, Altoona, Robert F. Pennington, broker/owner, has achieved membership in the International Diamond Society Office designation for 2018. This achievement recognizes the office as a superstar of the ...

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Film Center gets new owners The Film Center in the Pleasant Valley Shopping Center is now under new ownership. Trent Gutshall and Cheri Beard recently purchased the business from Britt Baker, who had owned it for 12 years. “It was an opportunity. I had worked for them for seven years, ...

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BREEZEWOOD Holiday Inn recognized The Holiday Inn Express in Breezewood received the Inter Continental Hotels Group 2017 Torchbearer Award, the company’s most prestigious award. The hotel was one of 120 properties within the Americas chosen from the IHG system of more than 5,300 hotels ...