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November 4, 2014 Safety program set on industrial hygiene The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold a safety program on industrial hygiene from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. Nov. more »»


November 4, 2014 Spa suction covers Waterway Plastics Designer Pro Series spa suction covers with model number 640-52XX S, printed on top of the outside edge of the plastic, are being recalle. more »»

Honda under investigation for incomplete reports

November 4, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Regulators are investigating whether Honda Motor Co. failed to report deaths and injuries that occurred in its vehicles. more »»


November 2, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Praveen Jajoria, a rheumatologist, has joined the medical staff of J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital. more »»

2 Sheetz stores to open by the end of this year

October 31, 2014 Sheetz Inc. plans to open two new Blair County stores by the end of the year. The new store at Frankstown Road and Amelia Avenue is scheduled to open Nov. more »»


October 31, 2014 ROARING SPRING Nason Hospital Home Health recognized Nason Hospital Home Health has been named a Top Agency of the 2014 HomeCare Elite, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in th... more »»

Fed ends bond buying, cites brighter job market

October 30, 2014 WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve cited an improving economy Wednesday as it ended its landmark bond-buying program and pointed to gains in the job market — a key condition for an eventual interest... more »»

Hershey third quarter results mixed

October 30, 2014 HERSHEY (AP) — Hershey’s third-quarter net income fell 4 percent as costs rose. The chocolate bar and candy maker’s adjusted profit missed analysts’ expectations, while revenue met Wall Street’s view. more »»

Chrysler recalls 566K vehicles

October 30, 2014 DETROIT (AP) — Fiat Chrysler is recalling more than 566,000 trucks and SUVs in two recalls to fix malfunctioning fuel heaters that can cause fires and a software glitch that can disable the... more »»

Nine Explore Altoona participants get grants

October 29, 2014 Nine members of Explore Altoona will increase their marketing efforts through grants announced Tuesday at A Quaint Corner Children’s Museum & Discovery Center. more »»

Dale Oxygen marks 75th year

October 26, 2014 JOHNSTOWN — Now in its third generation, being a family owned and operated business is a sense of strong pride for the Bennear family which has run Dale Oxygen since 1939. more »»


October 26, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Anita Hoover of Roaring Spring has accepted the new position of Business Development Executive at Headline Marketing & Communica­tion. more »»


October 21, 2014 Danaher earnings increase WASHINGTON, D.C. — Danaher Corp. said net earnings for the third quarter ended Sept. 26 were $680. more »»


October 21, 2014 Not so fast cordcutters; cable’s not going anywhere Cord cutters rejoiced last week after HBO and CBS announced plans to sell stand-alone streaming services, a move that cable and satellite... more »»

Chamber honors J.C. Orr & Son

October 18, 2014 Editor’s note: This is the fourth in a series on businesses that will be inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Monday at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»


October 18, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Benjamin Salter recently joined the medical staff of UPMC Altoona in the Radiology Department. more »»

McDonald’s invites icky questions about its food

October 14, 2014 NEW YORK — McDonald’s wants to explain why its burgers may not rot and that there are no worms in its beef. The world’s biggest hamburger chain is confronting unappetizing questions as part of a U.. more »»

JC Penney names its next CEO

October 14, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — J.C. more »»

UPMC medical center project gets grant for boulevard updates

October 9, 2014 The Appalachian Regional Commission has approved a $192,000 grant for improvements on Logan Boulevard to accommodate UPMC Altoona’s proposed Logan Medical Center complex. more »»

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