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Norfolk Southern confirms 15 local layoffs

January 23, 2013 NORFOLK, Va. — A Norfolk Southern Corp. more »»

Local firms have good year

January 12, 2013 Local business and industry leaders said despite a tough economy, 2012 was a good year. “We had a great year; it was our best year ever. more »»

Ponderosa’s closing due to economic decline

January 3, 2013 A representative of the company that ran the Ponderosa Steakhouse in Park Hills Plaza said the recent closing reflects a gradual decline in business as a result of the economy. more »»

Gilden Barton marks 100th year

December 30, 2012 Adding a personal touch has helped Gilden Barton Funeral Home remain in business for 100 years. “We are big on personalization. more »»

Ward retires from family firm

December 23, 2012 Bill Ward Sr. got an early start with the family business. “My first job was when I was 10. I would ride with the driver and assist in delivering packages. My dad paid me 50 cents a day,” Ward said. more »»

Holiday plant sales growing

December 16, 2012 It’s a wonderful time of the year — if you are in the flower and plant business. more »»

Fill 'er up naturally

December 12, 2012 By Walt Frank DUNCANSVILLE — Local motorists and businesses who would like to drive natural gas-powered vehicles soon will have a place to fill ’em u. more »»

Making insurance a commodity

December 9, 2012 HUNTINGDON — The Jack . more »»

Five Star Suzuki dealership will continue servicing cars

December 6, 2012 Five Star Suzuki of Altoona will transition from automobile sales to critical warranty and service repair work and parts for local Suzuki automobile owners, following American Suzuki Motor Corp. more »»

Let it snow

December 2, 2012 "It will be a much colder and snowier winter.” Those words from Accu­Weather meteorologist Andy Mussoline are music to the ears of area ski resort operators. more »»

Sheetz health facility opens

November 29, 2012 CLAYSBURG — Sheetz employees now have a greater opportunity to improve their health with Wednesday’s opening of the $4 million Sheetz Center for Shwellness beside the Sheetz Distribution Center in... more »»

Sheetz wellness center opening

November 28, 2012 CLAYSBURG — Sheetz Inc. will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new employee health and wellness center at 10 a.m. today. more »»

Medicine Shoppe gets new owner

November 27, 2012 The Medicine Shoppe is under new ownership, but customers shouldn’t expect to see any differences. Jim Rosenthall purchased a Medicine Shoppe franchise in 1978 and opened the store at 2428 Union Av. more »»

Going for home

November 18, 2012 Local real estate agents say 2012 has been a good year and 2013 has the potential to be even better. more »»

Altoona Regional Credit Union project under way

November 15, 2012 DUNCANSVILLE — Altoona Regional Health System Federal Credit Union officials can’t wait until spring. The credit union will have a modern new building to call home in April along Route 764 near her. more »»

Local Suzuki dealer will stay in business

November 14, 2012 Five Star Suzuki of Altoona will continue to sell Suzuki automobiles, despite last week’s announcement that American Suzuki Motor Corp. more »»

Shopping for insurance

November 4, 2012 Looking for an easy way to save some money? A good place to start is your auto insurance policy, said Rick Rodgers, president of Rodgers & Associates, Lancaster, a certified retirement... more »»

PVH to buy Warnaco Group

November 1, 2012 PVH Corp., whose brands include Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger, has agreed to buy rival clothier The Warnaco Group Inc. in a cash-and-stock deal worth about $2.9 billion. more »»

Ritchey to receive ACE Award

October 28, 2012 Kelly Ritchey grew up on a farm but didn’t want to be a farmer. However, he did want to be part of the agriculture community. more »»

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