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August 18, 2015 Illinois-based company purchases Core Label LLC Elk Grove, Ill.-based Fort Dearborn Co. recently acquired Core Label LLC, which has a facility in Snyder Township. more »»

Behind the desk

August 16, 2015 Company name: Tyrone Milling Address: 194 Ironville Road, Tyrone Telephone number: 684-3400 Position: Managers Years with company: 15-plus years each Family: We are sisters What products or service... more »»


August 16, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Germaine Crocker of Altoona has been promoted to vice president of finance for Wolf Furniture. Crocker has been with the company for 20 years. more »»

Reliance Bank celebrates 75th year

August 9, 2015 Serving the community has always been important to Reliance Bank. more »»

Behind the desk

August 9, 2015 Company: 29th Street Pizza, Subs and More, 2900 Fifth Ave., 942-7130 Company: 19th Street Pizza, Subs and More, 1920 Sixth Ave. more »»


August 9, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Cliff B. Beaver has been named president of Carriage House Insurance Agency Inc., Huntingdon, an independent insurance agency serving central Pennsyl­vania. more »»

State approves loans to Blair, Bedford projects

August 6, 2015 HARRISBURG — The Penn­sylvania Industrial Development Authority approved loans for two projects in Blair and Bedford countie. more »»


August 6, 2015 SFU sets business seminar LORETTO — The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center will hold a pre-business planning seminar from 5-8 p.m. Aug. 26 at the center, 117 Evergreen Drive. more »»

ABCD Corp. receives grant

August 5, 2015 Altoona-Blair County Development Corp. has been awarded a $97,500 grant from U.S. Department of Agriculture Rural Development. more »»

Appvion sells Encapsys division

August 5, 2015 APPLETON, Wis. — Appvion Inc. more »»

Alpha Natural files for Chapter 11

August 4, 2015 BRISTOL, Va. — Alpha Natural Resources is filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection, the fourth big coal producer to do so within the last two years. more »»

US auto sales strong in July on SUV, luxury demand

August 4, 2015 DETROIT — More Americans are buying cars that say “look at me. more »»

Sports medicine expo set

August 4, 2015 Huntingdon County Orthopedic Partnership is sponsoring a Preseason Sports Medicine Expo from 4-7 p.m. Wednesday at the J.C. Blair Therapy & Wellness Center on the campus of J.C. more »»

Ritchey’s Dairy marks 75th year

August 2, 2015 By Walt Frank MARTINSBURG — Ritchey’s Dairy is a survivor. Founded Aug. 3, 1940, by Oliver C. more »»

Kent Stanko

August 2, 2015 What products or services does your company provide? We are a general contractor that has skilled carpenters and painters on staf. more »»

State permission needed

July 31, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG - The Blair County Conservation District is pursuing permission from the state for stream crossing work at Valley View County Park. more »»

Work to depend on labs

July 31, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG - Blair County will depend on CMT Labs of State College to provide concrete testing services on an as-needed basis during renovation work at the employee parking garage. more »»

UPMC Altoona recognized

July 31, 2015 UPMC Altoona has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: Stroke Honor Roll. more »»

Chamber sets Before Hours

July 31, 2015 The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold Business Before Hours from 7-9 a.m. Aug. 19 at The Salon Professional Academy, 415 D Orchard Ave. more »»

Will Internet listen to private conversations?

July 30, 2015 SAN FRANCISCO — Like a lot of teenagers, Aanya Nigam reflexively shares her whereabouts, activities and thoughts on Twitter, Instagram and other social networks without a qual. more »»

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