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Behind the desk with Amanda Benton

August 30, 2015 Address: 937 First Ave. more »»

Atlantic Broadband adding HD channels

August 27, 2015 Atlantic Broadband on Wednesday announced Internet speed and HD channel additions as well as enhanced digital sound and quality will begin in November in Altoona and surrounding service areas... more »»

WJAC-TV: Dish, Sinclair reach agreement

August 27, 2015 A dispute between Dish Network and Sinclair Broadcast Group Inc. more »»


August 25, 2015 TYRONE Natural food store opens Pure Living Inc. is now open for business at 10 W. 10th St., first floor. Owned by Tracey Stroup and Sandy Albright, Pure Living Inc. more »»


August 23, 2015 The following people have made filings in U.S. Bank­ruptcy Court in Pittsburgh. Chapter 7 involves selling assets to pay debts. Chapter 13 is a plan to pay debts using income. more »»


August 23, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dr. Susan L. Williams has been named chief medical officer for Conemaugh Health Sys­tem of Duke LifePoint Healthcar. more »»

Behind the desk

August 23, 2015 Address: Vale Wood Road, Loretto Telephone number: 886-7171 Position: Herd manager Years with company: 40 Family: I work with six brothers and numerous nieces and nephews. more »»


August 23, 2015 Blair County Mary Sowers, also known as Mary Wills, to Erin Blocher, property at 801 56th St., Altoona, $114,000. WE Campbell Builders Inc. to S&A Homes Inc., property in Frankstown Township, $36,000. more »»


August 19, 2015 WISCONSIN Appvion reports results APPLETON — Appvion’s second quarter net sales of $177.9 million decreased 14.4 percent compared with the second quarter of 2014. more »»

Millennials stuck renting for years before buying home

August 18, 2015 WASHINGTON — Home ownership, that celebrated hallmark of the American dream, is increasingly on hold for younger Americans. more »»

Starbucks, Panera tout pumpkin spice lattes after making tweaks

August 18, 2015 NEW YORK — Starbucks and Panera are each hyping reformulated versions of their pumpkin spice lattes in a fight to win over fans of the drink in coming weeks. Starbucks Corp. more »»

Business briefs

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 »»

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