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Huntingdon County Food Inspections

Name Location Number of Date of violations inspection Appleby’s Drug Store 133 E. Shirley St., Mount Union 0 Oct. 5 Comfort Inn Huntingdon 100 Fourth St., Huntingdon 2 Sept. 22 Dean D. Strickler & Son Inc. 359 S. Tenth St., Huntingdon 0 Sept. 23 Doan’s Bones LLC 3507 ...

Spooky spending

It seems ghosts and goblins of all ages like candy — especially with peanut butter — just about as much as they like dressing up for Halloween as consumer spending for the upcoming holiday is expected to top $10 billion. Plans to celebrate Halloween are up this year compared with last and ...

Deeds

Blair County Megan L. Hollenbach Steinbugl and Croey Steinbugl to William J. Jr. and Stephanie Sheehan and Florence E. Markley, property in Logan Township, $235,000. James A. and Pamela J. O’Brien to Isabel R. Walter and Gregory M. Hughes, 400 Bell Ave., Altoona, $89,900. Thomas D. Bar to ...

Bankruptcies

The following people have made filings in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. Chapter 11 involves reorganization to pay off debt. Filings by county include: Blair County Chelsea D. ...

NS announces purchase of renewable energy sources

ATLANTA — Norfolk Southern Corp. announced that it will purchase 100% renewable energy to power the company’s operations in the Altoona and Reading regions through agreements with Penelec and Met-Ed utilities. Shipping by rail instead of truck lowers carbon emissions by 75% on average, ...

Stuckey launches food bank challenge

DUNCANSVILLE — Stuckey Automotive has launched a Stuckey Automotive Food Bank Challenge among local car dealerships. The teams of Dean Patterson Automotive, Altoona Honda and Five Star Mitsubishi have accepted the challenge to benefit St. Vincent de Paul’s Food for Families Soup Kitchen in ...