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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 ...

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 ...

Curry Supply Holdings, SFU tout collaboration

Saint Francis University has announced a partnership with Curry Supply Holdings, one of Pennsylva­nia’s premier manufacturing, rail, and supply companies. The collaboration supports students in gaining practical internship experience in the growing manufacturing industry. Through the ...

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PITTSBURGH F.N.B. announces dividend The board of directors of F.N.B. Corp. declared a quarterly cash dividend of 12 cents per share on F.N.B. Corp.’s common stock. The dividend is payable on Sept. 15 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Sept. 4. Since F.N.B. Corp. ...

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PHILIPSBURG Business named to list Advanced Powder Products Inc. of Philipsburg has been ranked No. 3,066 on Inc. magazine’s annual 5000 list, a ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a look at the most successful companies among American ...

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Sheetz supports kids Sheetz For the Kidz, an employee-driven charity supporting underprivileged children, raised $634,069 during its annual month of in-store fundraising in July. “We are deeply grateful for our customers’ tremendous generosity,” said Sarah Piper, executive director of ...

Dalesmen plans brewery, distillery for Bedford

BEDFORD — The original co-founders of Dalesmen — Derek Dowler, Nathan Haupt and Mike Wood — have announced the establishment of their new company, Dalesmen Ventures LLC, as well as their newest business partners – Nicholas and Sara Letzo of 10/09 Kitchen LLC. The Dalesmen are in the ...

ABCD Corp. will participate in state’s new Policy Academy

Altoona Blair County Development Corp. will participate in an initiative called the Policy Academy. Pennsylvania is among 10 states selected as part of a program designed to grow and strengthen their manufacturing base. Over the next year, interdisciplinary state teams will meet in ...

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Smith Transport to donate semi to CDL program PLEASANT GAP — Smith Transport Inc., Roaring Spring, is donating a semi-truck tractor and 53-foot dry trailer to the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science & Technology for the Heavy Equipment Operations with Class A CDL Operators License ...

Four named to Blair Business Hall of Fame

Four businesses will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2019. Beard Legal Group PC, City Beverage and Tender Love for Children, all of Altoona, and Presbyterian Village at Hollidaysburg will be honored at the Business Hall of Fame Dinner Oct. 21 at ...

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Tyrone Business After Hours set The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. 29 at Djday’s Stained Glass by Dion Dillon, 14116 S. Eagle Valley Road (former LaScalia’s Restaurant building.) Cost to attend is $5. For more information or to ...

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EBENSBURG Boutique now open Sandy Johns is now open for business in Suite 34 of the Ebensburg Mini Mall. Owned by Becky and Drew Bodenschatz, Sandy Johns is a coastal-inspired lifestyle boutique featuring clothing, jewelry, home decor, bath and body products and more. The boutique strives to ...

Tower Tech sets grand opening

ALUM BANK — Tower Tech, a leading cooling tower manufacturer, will hold a grand opening at 1 p.m. Aug. 13 for its newly relocated factory in Alum Bank. Tower Tech will join Creative Pultrusions Inc. to celebrate the completion of the new manufacturing building located on the CPI campus. The ...

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TYRONE Chamber sets breakfast meeting The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club will meet at 7:30 a.m. Aug. 15 at the Bull Pen Restaurant. Featured speaker will be Crystal Himes, owner and president of Helping Hands of Tyrone. Cost to attend is $10. For more information or to ...

Bridge designing helps grow firm

DUNCANSVILLE — P. Joseph Lehman Inc. Consulting Engineers is having another good year. The Duncansville business, which was inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame in 2018, is celebrating 50 years in business in 2019. “We are very humbled and fortunate to ...

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JARI sets Lunch & Learn JOHNSTOWN -- JARI will hold its next Lunch & Learn program from noon to 1:15 p.m. Aug. 8 at the JARI Center, 160 Jari Drive. Patti Hudson, a CPA from Wessel & Co., and attorney George Gvozdich of Gvozdich Law Offices will share their expertise on tax and ...

Strollo’s celebrates 100 years

NORTHERN CAMBRIA — A local business, described by a loyal customer as the cornerstone of the area business community, is celebrating 100 years. Strollo’s Home Center was founded in 1919 by current owner Jon Strollo’s great-grandfather, Mike Strollo, and his sons Adam — Jon’s ...

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INDIANA First Commonwealth Financial income increases First Commonwealth Financial Corp. announced that second quarter net income was $27.3 million, or 28 cents per share, an increase of 3 cents from the prior quarter. Total revenue grew $4.7 million, or 5.5 percent from the prior quarter. ...