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Gardner Denver building re-purposed

The Altoona Blair County Development Corp. announced that Tipton Land Development LLC, has executed a “lease-to-purchase” agreement with ABCD Corp. to occupy the former Gardner Denver Building in Old Route 220 in Antis Township. The building was originally developed by ABCD and leased to ...

Penelec completing maintenance

With the hot, humid summer months expected to produce higher electric usage and potentially severe weather, Penelec, a FirstEnergy Corp. subsidiary, is completing inspections and conducting equipment maintenance in its 31-county service area. Helicopter patrols have completed inspections of ...

Briefcase

SUNBURY Weis helps pet shelters Weis Markets recently announced its stores raised $391,000 for more than 120 local animal shelters and pet rescue organizations during its 12th annual Paws for Pets program. During the four-week program in May, customers donated at self- and full-service ...

Growing up

DUNCANSVILLE — Allegheny Supply started out as a one-man operation selling odor control and disinfectant products from Faber Weakland’s garage in Sylvan Hills. Today, the Allegheny Township business, which is marking its 50th anniversary in 2021, is a full-line cleaning supply ...

Behind the desk: Begin With Us Child Care and Preschool Inc.

Name: Jolie L. Cover Address: 703 Grant Ave., Altoona Telephone: 814-941-0606 Position: Owner/executive director Years with company: 29 Family: Husband, Kurt Cove; daughters Kersti and Alexa; and sons Ian, Eli and Mason What products or services does your company provide? Begin With ...

Time for Dad

From Mirror staff reports U.S. consumers are expected to spend more than $20.1 billion on gifts and other items for Father’s Day this year, a record high, according to the National Retail Federation’s annual survey. “Consumers are showing they are comfortable with pre-pandemic ...