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US economic growth slow this year

May 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn’t living up to the high hopes it began the year with. more »»

Stock indexes end three-day slump

May 15, 2015 U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. Encouraging data on the U.S. more »»

Danaher to split company

May 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — Danaher Corporation has announced its intention to separate the company into two independent, publicly traded companies. more »»

JWF shipping huge bullet tank

May 14, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The largest product ever ship­ped from JWF Industries in the company’s 28-year history will be sent on its way Friday. more »»

First-time homebuyers face hurdles this spring

May 13, 2015 Young people aspiring to buy their first home are already facing disappointment this year. more »»


May 13, 2015 BALD?EAGLE Snappy’s building project will double size of store Construction is underway on a new Snappy’s Convenience Store at Route 350 and Old Route 220 here. more »»


May 13, 2015 Google: 11 accidents with self-driving cars Google Inc. more »»


May 12, 2015 Business After Hours set The Blair County Chamber of Com­merce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. May 21 at WPS Inc., 1549 Pleasant Valley Blvd. more »»

City man makes his mark in DC

May 10, 2015 Reese Gardner found his niche in the nation’s capital. He’s not a politician but a successful businessman. “He is a fun-loving guy, a savvy business guy. more »»


May 10, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Crystal Hansel of Houtz­dale has been appointed director of nursing at Foxdale Village, State College. more »»

Mexican restaurant plans to open

May 8, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — The operators of a State College restaurant have initiated paperwork that could lead to the opening of a Mexican restaurant in Allegheny Township. more »»

DelGrosso’s set to open

May 6, 2015 TIPTON — DelGrosso’s Amusement Park will open Saturday for the 2015 summer season. The opening day celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. with two hours of free ride. more »»


May 6, 2015 Giant/Martin’s recognized CARLISLE -- Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets have been named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Head­quarters, a national monthly business publication... more »»

Mother’s Day business booms

May 3, 2015 Mom’s special day will also be special for area merchants. Americans are expected to spend an average of $172.63 on mom this year. That is up $10 from $162.94 last year. Total spending will reach $21. more »»


May 3, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Garrett Leopold has joined P. Joseph Lehman, Inc. Consulting Engineers. more »»

Luxury homes reach new threshold

May 1, 2015 WASHINGTON — The poshest of luxury homes are acquiring the cachet of a masterwork by Picasso or Matisse. more »»

GNC shares fall on disappointing results

May 1, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — GNC, which has faced government scrutiny about the nutritional supplements it sells, said Thursday that its profit fell more than 9 percent during its first quarter as sales slipped. more »»


April 29, 2015 MeadWestvaco declares quarterly dividend RICHMOND, Va. -- The board of directors of MeadWestvaco Corp. declared a regular quarterly dividend of 25 cents per common share. more »»


April 28, 2015 Food safety course set Penn State Cooperative Extension will offer a ServSafe Food Safety Certification Training course from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. May 26 and from 9 a.m. more »»

UPS Store owners receive award from administration

April 24, 2015 The owners of the UPS Store in Altoona’s Plank Road Crossing have been named Small Business Persons of the Year by the Small Business Administration’s Pitts­burgh District Office. more »»

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