Sign In | Create an Account | Welcome, . My Account | Logout | Subscribe | Submit News | Contact Us | All Access E-Edition | Home RSS
ABCD gets $400,000 loan

September 13, 2012 Entrepreneurs need the vision to create a business. They also need the money. Optometrist Julia Milanak had the vision. The Intermediary Relending Program of the U.S. more »»

Chamber tabs Ritchey as ACE award winner

September 11, 2012 A longtime employee of the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau has been named the 2012 recipient of the Blair County Chamber’s Agri­cultural Community Excel­lence (ACE) Award. more »»

Manager to leave Altoona-Blair County Airport

September 11, 2012 MARTINSBURG — The Altoona-Blair County Airport will lose its manager in October. Charles Pillar, who has worked 13 years at the airport, said Monday night that he is pursuing a career change and Oc. more »»

Knowing when to lead

September 9, 2012 Scott Edmiston fondly remembers his roots. more »»

Sheetz to build NC center

September 6, 2012 Sheetz Inc. will build a new $32.8 million distribution and food production center in Burlington, N.C., creating 254 new jobs, the company said Wednesday. more »»

Stopping sleep apnea

September 2, 2012 Neil Hinish had been snoring loudly for several years. He was also tired a lot. “I was tired all of the time and would come in and fall asleep in my chair,” said Hinish, 51, of Roaring Spring. more »»

Monarch heads up local efforts to recycle hangers

August 31, 2012 People are accustomed to recycling soda cans, newspaper and milk cartons. But not everyone gives any thought to wire hangers. They should. Roughly 3. more »»

Envy Nail, Lane Bryant coming to Logan Centre

August 16, 2012 From Mirror staff reports Two new tenants soon will be coming to Logan Town Centre. more »»

Butterflies and bushes

August 12, 2012 SPRING MILLS — Rose Franklin said she developed a fascination with butterflies as a chil. more »»

Canadian firm buys Atlantic Broadband

August 9, 2012 The cable company that serves the Altoona-Johnstown area is being purchased by a Canadian firm. more »»

Sheetz set to open doors at Claysburg location

August 7, 2012 CLAYSBURG — The Sheetz expansion continues as the Altoona-based convenience store chain will open its 426th convenience restaurant south of here near Old Route 220 and Sheetz Way with a ribbon... more »»

Kennametal marks 60th year

July 29, 2012 BEDFORD — Anytime you see a highway crew doing millwork on a local roadway, there’s a good chance they are using cutting tools made at Kennametal in Bedford. more »»

Bob Evans will build restaurant near Martin’s

July 28, 2012 A Bob Evans restaurant is planned for development on Plank Road, near the Martin’s Food Store, based on land development plans filed with the Altoona and Blair County planning commission office. more »»

Norfolk Southern sees record profit

July 25, 2012 NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern Corp. chugged its way to a record profit of $1.60 per share even while pulling in less overall income in the second quarter, the railroad said Tuesday. more »»

Banking on Blank Book

July 22, 2012 ROARING SPRING — A high-quality work force and a family commitment continue to make Roaring Spring Paper Products a key player in the Blair County business community. more »»

Brother, sister looking to buy Calvin House

July 20, 2012 DUNCANSVILLE — The Calvin House, a popular banquet and meeting facility, soon may be changing hands. more »»

Logan Valley Mall getting makeover

July 19, 2012 Logan Valley Mall is in the midst of a retail makeover. The former Gordon’s Jewelers store is being converted into a Zales Jewelers store, mall spokeswoman Joy Weidel said. more »»

County sells city lot for business parking

July 18, 2012 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County is selling the site of the former Eagles building in Altoona. more »»

Vegan soap made in Altoona

July 16, 2012 Krug’s Eco-Logic is truly a small business. “I am the marketer. I formulate the products. I am the shipper and the sales representativ. more »»

Vegan soap made in Altoona

July 16, 2012 Krug’s Eco-Logic is truly a small business. “I am the marketer. I formulate the products. I am the shipper and the sales representativ. more »»

Chamber to induct five in business hall

July 10, 2012 By Walt Frank Five businesses will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012. more »»

I am looking for: