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August 30, 2016 Cisco Systems employee to speak at LinkUp Expo Tom Schweizer will be the kickoff speaker for Link Computer Corp.’s 19th Annual LinkUp Expo, Pennsylvania’s largest technology conference. more »»

Bedford dress shop in 60th year

August 28, 2016 BEDFORD — Running a retail business can be difficult. “It is a matter of staying ahead of the game. more »»

Blair County Nonprofit of the Month

August 28, 2016 Name: Blair Drug and Alcohol Partnerships Years in Existence: 6 Employees: 22 Type of nonprofit: 501(c)(3) Populations served: Our organization works with all sectors of the community on the... more »»


August 28, 2016 New hires and promotions - Steve Tucker, CEO of Conemaugh Health System’s hospital division and president of Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center, has been promoted to serve as system CEO. more »»

Make your business plan less intimidating

August 28, 2016 A business plan is not only important for starting your business, it’s also an indispensable tool for helping you manage and grow your business. more »»


August 24, 2016 Field & Stream plans event Field & Stream at 141 Sierra Drive will host a “Paint it Red” archery event from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. more »»

Behind the desk: Bill Sell

August 21, 2016 Company name: Bill Sell’s Bold Address: 1413 11th Ave. more »»


August 21, 2016 Blair County Fannie Mae and Federal National Mortgage Association to Weston and Daniella Zimmerman, 2393 Juniata Valley Road, Frankstown Township, $76,101. more »»


August 19, 2016 Adonia Beauty Bar opens Adonia Beauty Bar has opened at 919 Pleasant Valley Blvd. The shop offers a variety of services from haircuts to highlights. more »»

Ben Franklin partnerships valued

August 14, 2016 With four locations throughout Pennsyl­vania, Ben Franklin Technology Partners has been providing investment capital and business support services to tech startups and small manufacturers for nearly... more »»


August 14, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Jonathan M. Starchville, a native of Lilly, has accepted a position with ICON Eyecare in Dallas, Texas. Starchville is a 2007 graduate of Penn Cambria High School. more »»

Behind the desk

August 14, 2016 Company: BK Alterations Address: 225 Allegheny St. more »»


August 12, 2016 Business After Hours set The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Aug. more »»


August 12, 2016 US stock indexes close at record highs; oil up Strong gains by energy companies and retailers helped nudge each of the major U.S. more »»

Chamber to induct four firms into Hall of Fame

August 10, 2016 Four businesses and a former company will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2016. Manpower Inc. more »»


August 10, 2016 Goodwill Industries will no longer take TVs JOHNSTOWN — Goodwill Industries of the Conemaugh Valley Inc. more »»


August 9, 2016 Ebensburg Collision shop opening Hometown Collision is open for business at 300 Tanner St. more »»

Credit cards not for all students

August 7, 2016 As parents prepare their rising freshmen for life at college, many are leaving out a crucial piece of information: how to build credit. The college years are the best time to begin the proces. more »»

Tyrone chamber marks 100 years

August 7, 2016 The Tyrone Area Chamber of Commerce is a survivor. Marking its 100th anniversary in 2016, it is the only remaining small-town chamber in Blair County. more »»

Craft breweries try to stand out with creative tap handles

August 7, 2016 RANDOM LAKE, Wis. — Cone heads, zombies, beards, bananas — they are some of the creative beer tap handles that have become a big business as the number of craft breweries has skyrocketed. more »»


August 4, 2016 Home prices in Altoona rise In Altoona, home prices, including distressed sales, increased by 4. more »»


OPEN Labor Day September 5, 2016

September 05- OPEN Labor Day. Guided Tours at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. more »

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