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New Pig's co-founder to receive chamber lifetime achievement award

June 16, 2013 Ben Stapelfeld tells it like it is. more »»

Art gallery opening Thursday

June 11, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Members of the local art community are excited about the opening of a new art gallery in Hollidaysburg. more »»

Leadership Blair County to graduate 23 members

June 9, 2013 Graduation ceremonies will be held Thursday at The Casino at Lakemont Park for the Leader­ship Blair County Class of 2013. more »»

ABCD Corp. closing on business park land

June 4, 2013 CLAYSBURG — Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. has decided to move forward with the acquisition of a tract of land in Greenfield Township that it plans to turn into a new business park. ABCD Corp. more »»

Everett Cash Mutual turns 100

June 2, 2013 EVERETT — A small business needs to find its niche in order to succeed. That’s certainly been true for Everett Cash Mutual Insurance Co., which is celebrating its 100th year in busines. more »»

3 Blair companies honored with governor’s awards

May 29, 2013 Three Blair County companies were among 50 honored Thursday as winners of the inaugural Governor’s Impact Awards. Keller Engineers Inc. more »»

Tyrone Hospital still growing

May 26, 2013 TYRONE — The rebirth of Tyrone Hospital continues. more »»

SFU center to honor Cambria businesswoman

May 23, 2013 LORETTO — A Cambria County child care center operator will be honored next month as the Small Business Person of the Year by the St. Francis University Small Business Development Center. Rebecca A. more »»

Convenience store chain opens its own equipment maintenance center

May 19, 2013 The formerly boarded-up Sheetz convenience store building on North Fourth Avenue in Juniata has become an important cog in the company’s six-state operation. more »»

Blair narrows search for adviser

May 15, 2013 By Kay Stephens kstephens@altoonamirror. more »»

Texas CEO has local roots

May 12, 2013 Chris Reading fondly remembers growing up in Eldorado. “I remember when the world was simple. We lived on a dead-end street surrounded by woods. It was a fun time to play baseball or basketball. more »»

Merchants prepare for mothers

May 5, 2013 Local merchants are gearing up with Mother’s Day just a week away. more »»

Despite late start, pool dealers optimistic

May 5, 2013 Local swimming pool dealers are optimistic 2013 will be a good year. “We are so weather oriented. If the weather cooperates, the opportunity is there for a good pool season. more »»

Pens blow lead in loss at home

May 4, 2013 PITTSBURGH — Sidney Crosby did what he always seems to do in big moments, scoring two quick goals in his return from a broken jaw. more »»

Five Star now selling Mitsubishi

May 1, 2013 The Five Star automobile dealership on Logan Boule­vard, formerly known as Five Star Suzuki, is now Five Star Mitsubishi. In November, American Suzuki Motor Corp. more »»

Candy company closes

April 30, 2013 By Walt Frank A long-time Altoona business has closed its doors. McIntyre’s Candies ceased business operations as of April 19, said Donald Ruggery J. more »»

Houston firm purchases 70 percent of ProCare

April 25, 2013 A strategic partnership with Houston-based U.S. Physical Therapy will enable ProCare Physical Therapy to grow and prosper. Under the partnership announced Wednesday, U.S. more »»

Norfolk profit up 10 percent

April 24, 2013 OMAHA, Neb. — Norfolk Southern reported a 10 percent improvement in first-quarter profit Tuesday as an increase in railroad shipping volume and a land sale helped offset continued weak coal demand. more »»

ProCare agrees to partnership deal with U.S. Physical Therapy Inc.

April 24, 2013 Officials of ProCare Physical Therapy, headquartered in Hollidaysburg, will announce this morning they have entered into a partnership with U.S. Physical Therapy Inc. more »»

Young entrepreneur recognized

April 23, 2013 LORETTO — Jonathan Miller said he is both humbled and embarrassed. Miller, 27, Chest Springs, was recently named as Western Pennsylvania Small Business Adminis­tration Young Entre­preneur of the Year. more »»

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