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TIPTON DelGrosso Park soon opening DG2GO Pizza Those who enjoy DelGrosso’s Park pizza will soon be able to enjoy their favorite year- round. The owners of DelGrosso’s Park and DelGrosso Foods Inc. are opening DG2GO Pizza on Oct. 4 in a pizza shop housed at the park that will serve the ...

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JOHNSTOWN DB Homes sets open house DB Homes Inc., 706 Eisenhower Blvd., will hold an open house from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday. The public will be able to tour a new two-story model named the Hudson, which is 2,400 square feet and features an open floor plan with four bedrooms and 2.5 ...

Clinical research center praised

DUNCANSVILLE — A world class research facility is hidden just south of the Meadows Intersection. Founded in 1992, the Altoona Center for Clinical Research is a world class facility where research work focuses on the development of newer strategies for treating patients with arthritis and ...

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JOHNSTOWN Arena unveils partnership Managers of 1st Summit Arena @ Cambria County War Memorial have announced a partnership with Coney Island. Beginning Sept. 27, Coney Island will begin operating a concession stand at the arena during major ticketed events. Guests will be able to enjoy ...

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TIPTON DelGrosso’s to host festival The 30th annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The kitchens of DelGrosso will set up Pavilion 2 as an Italian Food Villa with multiple serving stations for guests to try the many food items, ...

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TIPTON DelGrosso’s to host festival The 30th annual Italian Food and Heritage Festival will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 22. The kitchens of DelGrosso will set up Pavilion 2 as an Italian Food Villa with multiple serving stations for guests to try the many food items, ...

bizX gears up for second year

UNIVERSITY PARK — Area businesses are gearing up for bizX II. The trade show, a joint effort between the Blair County Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Business and Industry of Centre County, will be held Sept. 26 at Penn State’s Pegula Ice Arena. The event kicks off with a ...

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Burget’s Hardware Address: 1601 Curryville Road, Curryville Telephone number: 793-3721 Position: Owner Family: Wife, Julie; and daughter, Haylee What products or services does your company provide? We provide hardware and bagged feeds. Who are your customers? Our customers are ...

Technology streamlines interactions

Customer relationship management (CRM) systems offer technology to streamline a company’s ability to interact with current and future customers. You can find a variety of CRM platforms on the market to help you automate, organize, and synchronize your marketing sales, customer service, and ...

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STATE COLLEGE Company offering electricity Nittany Energy of State College is now offering electricity. Nittany Energy, which encompasses Nittany Oil and Nittany MinitMart, is a locally owned and operated family company. Nittany Oil has been serving Pennsyl­va­nia families for more than 50 ...

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Applebee’s aids Alex’s Lemonade Stand Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill + Bar restaurants nationwide raised $1.5 million for Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation in a monthlong fundraising campaign. Local Applebee’s franchisee, Apple American Group, raised more than $885,000 across its ...

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CHEST SPRINGS Cambria Farm Bureau sets annual meeting The Cambria County Farm Bureau annual meeting and dinner will be held at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 19 at St. Monica’s Church Social Hall in Chest Springs. There will be brief reports given, as well as election of board members. Candidates who ...

Grape expectations: Woody Lodge recognized nationally

ASHVILLE — After a humble beginning, Woody Lodge Winery is receiving national recognition for its high- quality wines. Owned by Margie Keller and her son, John Gailey Jr., two Woody Lodge wines — 2018 Dry Riesling and Black Pearl (Blackberry port-styled wine) recently received national ...

Longtime Mirror GM Eckenrode named Florida publisher

The Altoona Mirror’s longtime general manager is heading south to take a new position with Ogden Newspapers. Ray Eckenrode, general manager in Altoona since 2004, has been named the new publisher of Breeze Newspapers, headquartered in Cape Coral, Fla. The group includes operations in ...

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Barber/beauty shop open Outkast Kuts is now open for business at 601 N. Fourth Ave. Owned by Melissa Conrad, Outkast Kuts is a full-service barber/beauty shop specializing in color, cuts, hot shaves, fades, waxing, nails, Brazilian blowout, eyelash extensions, etc. Business hours are 10 ...

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Chamber sets wellness event The Blair County Chamber’s Workplace Wellness Committee will hold a “Wake-Up to Wellness” program from 8 to 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Jaffa Shrine Center. Value Drug Co. President Greg Drew will share his company’s insights on its wellness initiative. The ...

Mirror seeks submissions for Blair County Proud

This year’s Blair County Proud edition will focus on the ways various organizations are “Lending A Hand” to benefit the community. The Blair County Proud edition will be published in the Sept. 23 Altoona Mirror. Nonprofits, service clubs, faith-based groups, businesses, police and ...

Three Wire Systems hiring

FALLS CHURCH, VA. — Three Wire Systems, a disabled veteran-owned business headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, is hiring more than 50 employees for open positions at its two offices in Cambria County — the Ebensburg office at 313 W. High St. and the Johnstown office at 137 Allenbill ...

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Sheetz launches partnership Sheetz has announced the release of “Project Brewberry Muffinz,” a new, limited-edition blueberry craft beer brewed in partnership with Evil Genius Beer Co. Available for a short time only, customers can purchase the beer at 99 Sheetz stores across the state ...

Surgical center poised to grow

EAST FREEDOM — The area’s newest free-standing ambulatory surgical center is doing well and is poised for additional growth. East Freedom Surgical Associates, which is licensed to perform outpatient urologic surgical procedures, began operations March 6. Dr. Stephen Yanoshak, a ...