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May 20, 2016 Chamber business dinner tickets now available Marty Marasco, president and CEO, of Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. more »»


May 19, 2016 Holiday Inn Express opens The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites is now open in Convention Center Commons. more »»

Co-op offers wild salmon

May 17, 2016 Local residents can now enjoy wild Alaskan salmon. Billings, Mont.,-based Kwee-Jack Fish Co. has opened its Altoona co-op at the Alpacas of the Alleghenies Farm, near Duncansville. more »»


May 17, 2016 State College Mall adds indoor trampoline An indoor trampoline park and ninja course will be coming to the Nittany Mall this winter. more »»

Pool dealers making a splash

May 15, 2016 After what most are calling an average year in 2015, local swimming pool dealers are optimistic that 2016 will be a better year. more »»

Ad Bargain will return to newsstands June 1

May 15, 2016 Ad Bargain, the free weekly publication that local shoppers have used to find great deals for the past four decades, will return to newsstands on a full-time basis, beginning June . more »»

Behind the desk

May 15, 2016 Company: Aquatic Imitations Address: 311 U.S. more »»


May 15, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Gregory L. Elliott has been appointed to the position of vice president and principal of The EADS Group In. more »»

Local briefcase

May 12, 2016 Johnstown New store in Galleria The Zebra Stand is now open in the Johnstown Galleria. more »»


May 11, 2016 DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA SFU gets energy audit grant WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack Tuesday awarded 26 grants — including one to Saint Francis University — to help rural small businesse... more »»

Bellwood native finds niche in TV

May 8, 2016 As a youngster, Matt Claar wasn’t sure what he wanted to do with his life. “I wanted to rule the world, but didn’t know how,” Claar said. “I always wanted to leave and explore the world. more »»


May 8, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Lisa Defibaugh of Bedford has been named executive director at Homewood at Martinsburg. more »»

Behind the desk

May 8, 2016 Company name: Answer Physical Therapy and Health Center LLC Address: 921 Third Ave. more »»


May 6, 2016 Bedford Lampire Biological certified Lampire Biological Laboratories recently achieved certification to ISO 9001:2008 and 13485:2003. more »»

Company buys Huntingdon building

May 5, 2016 MOUNT UNION — A Texas-based manufacturing company has announced plans to expand into Huntingdon County. ACProducts Inc. more »»

Development authority approves two loans

May 5, 2016 HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority loans have been approved for two area projects. more »»

Business briefs

May 5, 2016 Chamber sets safety workshop in Duncansville The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold a safety workshop “Share the Road” from 7:30-9:30 a.m. May 20 at Hoss’s Steak & Sea House in Duncansvil. more »»


May 4, 2016 Judge to speak to chamber Blair County President Judge Jolene Kopriva will be the featured speaker at the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club at 7:45 a.m. more »»

Sheetz Inc. to hire 8,000

May 3, 2016 On the heels of investing more than $15 million in 2016 to increase employee wages, Sheetz Inc. officials announced Monday the business plans to hire more than 8,000 employees companywide. more »»


May 3, 2016 DUNCANSVILLE KarPro Tire and Auto Center completes expansion project A $500,000 expansion project was recently completed at KarPro Tire and Auto Center, 1109 Plank Road. more »»

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