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June 24, 2016 Johnstown Sales pitch focus of session Brian Law, president of Prime Design Solutions, will share his expertise in developing a sales pitch that’s short enough to be delivered during an elevator rid... more »»


June 23, 2016 WE-LEaD hosting event The next WE-LEaD Networking event will be held 5-7 p.m. Tuesday on the patio at Park Hills Golf Club. The cost to attend is $20 for chamber members and $40 for nonmembers. more »»

Barber school flourishing

June 19, 2016 Terry E. Green was looking for a second career. So Green, 50, enrolled at Martin’s Barber School in Huntingdon. more »»


June 19, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dr. more »»

Behind the desk

June 19, 2016 Company name: Bandman Rental & Repair LLC Address: 5828 Ohio Ave., Altoona Telephone number: 942-7625 Website: www.bandman. more »»


June 17, 2016 ROARING SPRING Business helping fire dept. Charlotte’s Trove is hosting a special in-store promotion through Saturday to benefit the Roaring Spring Friendship Volunteer Fire Company. more »»

Local business briefcase

June 16, 2016 Empower Business Solutions recognized with award Empower Business Solutions of Altoona was recently awarded Acumatica’s Gold Partner Certification after its workers completed hands-on training and... more »»


June 15, 2016 Insurance company helps outreach programs HUNTINGDON — Lititz Mutual Insurance Co. more »»

Longtime barber joins new staff

June 14, 2016 A longtime area barber will join the staff of the Broad Avenue Barber Shop today. John Burk, 73, who spent more than 49 years at the Logan Valley Mall Barber Shop, will cut hair at the 2425 Broad Ave. more »»

Local briefcase

June 14, 2016 Huntingdon J.C. Blair ER area now open J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s new emergency department registration area is now open, following inspection and approval from the state Department of Health. more »»

Economic giant

June 12, 2016 The Air Force’s loss turned out to be Blair County’s gain. “My ambition was to join the Air Force and become a pilot. I was infatuated with wanting to fly and be a pilot,” said Martin . more »»

24 people graduate from Leadership Blair County class

June 12, 2016 Graduation ceremonies were held June 9 at The Casino at Lakemont Park for the Leadership Blair County Class of 2016. more »»


June 12, 2016 New hires and promotions Six members of the Juniata College faculty have received promotions. They are: -- Kathleen Jones, associate professor of education, was promoted to full professor. more »»


June 12, 2016 New hires and promotions Six members of the Juniata College faculty have received promotions. They are: -- Kathleen Jones, associate professor of education, was promoted to full professor. more »»

Behind the desk

June 12, 2016 Company: Baechle Architects Address: 408 Union S. more »»

McKnight: ABCD Corp. ‘ready for the future’

June 10, 2016 When a player goes down with an injury, Pittsburgh Steelers Coach Mike Tomlin says “next man up.” That’s how Stephen Mc-Knight looks at his role in succeeding Martin J. more »»

AFSCME awards announced

June 9, 2016 The leader of thousands of AFSCME members in the region will be honored as the 2016 Person of the Year by the Blair Bedford Central Labor Council. more »»

Business briefcase

June 9, 2016 Seminar on overtime law set The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold an educational seminar June 28 on the new overtime law that will change the status of many employees as it pertains to... more »»

Local business briefs

June 8, 2016 Stroke program recognized The UPMC Altoona Stroke Program has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award with... more »»


June 6, 2016 Edward Jones recognized Investors rank Edward Jones as a top full-service investment firm in providing clarity about fees as well as unbiased and understandable advice and service for members,... more »»

Dairy month honors farmers

June 5, 2016 Agriculture remains Pennsyl­vania’s No. 1 industry and a big part of that is the dairy industry. more »»



June 25 – BOOT CAMP PREP CLASS – Group instruction in close order drill, military etiquette and history of the 28th Infantry Division Shrine designed as an educational adjunct for those enrolling in the AUGUST Boot Camp for Kids. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Lunch provided. $25 per person. more »

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