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April 17, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Jason F. Shura recently joined Stiffler McGraw as a senior project engineer. more »»

Behind the desk

April 17, 2016 Company: Andy’s Bar & Grill Address: 208 4th St. more »»

Tyrone Area School District briefs

April 14, 2016 Behavior program approved Tyrone Area School District will have a new supplemental behavioral support program, as school board members vote to approve a $148,500 program Tuesday night. more »»

Verizon workers set to strike today

April 13, 2016 Members of the Communication Workers of America and International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers — unions representing more than 36,000 Verizon landline phone and cable workers — will go on strik... more »»


April 13, 2016 Blair chamber accepting hall of fame nominations The Blair County Chamber of Commerce is now accepting nominations for the 2016 Business Hall of Fame and Business Awards of Distinction Program. more »»

Trout season lures customers

April 10, 2016 Some local businesses are enjoying peak sales as Saturday’s first day of trout fishing season approaches. more »»


April 10, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Dan Albright of Ashville has been appointed store manager at Lezzer Lumber’s Hollidaysburg location. more »»

Behind the desk

April 10, 2016 Company name: Altoona Center for Martial Arts Address: 2733 Sixth Ave. more »»


April 8, 2016 SAP&DC awarded loan Southern Alleghenies Planning and Development Commission was selected to receive a low-interest loan to aid a Bedford County project. more »»


April 6, 2016 Panera aids autism program In honor of National Autism Awareness month, Panera Bread is partnering with Windber Medical Center’s Pediatric Physical/Occupational Therapy Autism Program to host the... more »»


April 5, 2016 Business Before Hours set The Blair County Chamber of Commerce will hold its next Business Before Hours from 7-9 a.m. April 15 at Catholic Charities of the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown, 1300 12th Ave. more »»


April 3, 2016 New hires and promotions -- Stephen Gildea of Hollidaysburg has joined Blair Gastro­en­terology Associates as executive director. more »»

Behind the desk

April 3, 2016 Company: Outdoor City Ranges Address: 704 Eighth Ave. more »»

Landscapers happy for early spring

April 3, 2016 A mild, rather snowless winter — except for one day — in the Altoona area has enabled local landscapers to get a head start on their spring work. “We were able to do projects about all winte. more »»

Business briefcase

April 1, 2016 Young Professionals to aid Juniata River cleanup The Young Professionals of Blair County will be participating in the Little Juniata River cleanup from 9 a.m. to noon April . more »»

ABCD Corp. president to receive business award

March 31, 2016 The longtime leader of Blair County’s economic development organization has been selected as the recipient of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award for Business... more »»


March 31, 2016 Retail networking event set Blair County Retail, an innovative program of the Blair County Chamber of Commerce, will host a retailers networking event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. April 13 at the U.S. more »»

Dickey’s Barbecue opens

March 30, 2016 Dickey’s Barbecue Pit at Chestnut Avenue and 11th Street downtown will open on Thursday. “It’s a soft opening,” said owner Jay Rhodes on Tuesday. more »»

Weis effort aids shelter project

March 30, 2016 Weis Food Market raised $2,600 to benefit the homeless through the Family Services Inc. of Blair County shelter program. more »»


March 29, 2016 Urology group opens at JC Blair HUNTINGDON — J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital has appointed urologists George B. Boline Jr. Frank C. D’Amico and Peter J. Tucker to its medical staf. more »»

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