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Business briefs, April 15

April 15, 2015 everett UPMC Bedford recognized for respiratory program UPMC Bedford Memorial has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition under a national program by the American Association for Respiratory Care. more »»

Corporate deal appetite hits 5-year high amid dollar rise

April 14, 2015 LONDON — The current wave of corporate takeovers and mergers is set to grow as the appetite for deals among global executives hits a five-year high in the wake of the strong dollar and low oil... more »»

Norfolk Southern slumps on weak forecast

April 14, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Railroad operator Norfolk Southern is forecasting disappointing first-quarter results as demand for coal continued to fall. Its shares sank $4.91, or 4.7 percent, to $99. more »»

Business briefs, April 14

April 14, 2015 Radio Shack to close The Radio Shack store in the Plank Road Commons is closing its doors. In February, Fort Worth, Tex. more »»

Work force working out

April 12, 2015 The work force at several northern Blair County businesses has shrunk — as a result of the second annual northern Blair County Corpor­ate Fitness Challenge. more »»

Workplace

April 12, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Ellen Weaver has joined 84 Lumber Company as a contractor sales kitchen representative at the company’s Altoona store. more »»

Carnegie Foodservice completes expansion

April 10, 2015 Officials will gather this morning to mark the completion of a 32,000-square-foot showroom renovation and warehouse expansion project at Carnegie Foodservice Equipment, 5930 Sixth Av. more »»

Penelec base rate goes up for first time in 29 years

April 10, 2015 HARRISBURG – Penelec will see an increase in its base distribution rate for the first time since 1986. more »»

Cernic’s Suzuki gets new owner

April 9, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — Greg Sloan, owner of Five Star Mitsubishi, Altoona, recently purchased Cernic’s Suzuki, Yamaha, KTM, 499 Route 764, Duncansville. more »»

Local businesses reach finals for Governor’s Impact Awards

April 9, 2015 HARRISBURG — Several area companies are finalists for the 2015 Governor’s Impact Awards. more »»

Summer gas prices to drop

April 8, 2015 NEW YORK — Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2. more »»

Summer gas prices to drop

April 8, 2015 NEW YORK — Drivers will see the lowest summer gasoline prices in about 6 years, according to the Energy Department. The national average price is forecast to fall 32 percent from a year ago to $2. more »»

Business briefs, April 8

April 8, 2015 Humorist to address women’s group at Discovery Center The Blair County Chamber of Commerce WE-LEaD (Women Encouraging – Leadership, Education and Development) Committee will present a workshop May 6... more »»

Briefcase

April 7, 2015 Training opportunities open Seats remain available for Jobs 1st Training Programs being offered to employers in the Southern Alleghenies region. more »»

Popcorn makes business blossom

April 5, 2015 BEDFORD — Bedford Candies isn’t a mom and pop store — it’s a mom and son success story. more »»

Workplace

April 5, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Paul R. Christner has accepted the position of water resources engineer with Gannett Fleming Inc. of Harrisbur. more »»

Briefcase

April 1, 2015 Spring job fair scheduled BEDFORD -- Pennsylvania CareerLink Bedford County will hold its spring job fair April 16 at Old Bedford Village. more »»

Workplace

March 29, 2015 New hires and promotions Saint Francis University has promoted the following faculty members: -- Patrick Farabaugh to associate professor of communication arts. more »»

Easter brings business

March 29, 2015 Easter is a good time to be in the candy business. According to the National Retail Federation’s Easter Spending Survey conducted by Prosper Insights & Analytics, consumers are expected to spend $. more »»

Briefcase

March 26, 2015 Foreclosure rates decrease Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in January over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. more »»

 
 
 

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