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Concurrent Technologies, affiliate get $14M in orders

June 4, 2015 JOHNSTOWN —Concurrent Technologies Corp. and an affiliate have been awarded $14 million worth of orders and contracts. more »»

Intel Corp. buys chip designer Altera for $16B

June 2, 2015 NEW YORK — Intel is buying chip designer Altera for about $16.7 billion in cash to expand its reach into new chip markets that are powering the wireless revolution, smarter cars and mor. more »»

Chevron fined for fatal explosion

June 2, 2015 PITTSBURGH — Chevron Appalachia LLC has agreed to pay a nearly $940,000 fine levied by the state Department of Environ­mental Protection over a natural gas well explosion and fire that killed a... more »»


June 2, 2015 Ford is recalling 1 million Mustang and GT sports cars because their driver’s side air bags could potentially explode. The air bags made by Takata Corp. more »»


June 2, 2015 Hollywood dipping toes into virtual reality worlds Virtual reality is creeping into our world. more »»

Local businesses utilizing social media

May 31, 2015 Social media is becoming an even bigger tool for local businesses. “We definitely do use it. more »»

Mirror news, sports staffers win awards

May 31, 2015 Eight individual members of the Altoona Mirror newsroom team, along with the Mirror sports staff, earned recognition in several national and statewide awards competitions. more »»


May 31, 2015 New hires and promotions -Maestro Yaniv Attar has been selected as music director of the Pennsyl­vania Centre Orchestra. more »»

Smart energy use helps your business — and Mother Earth

May 31, 2015 In today’s competitive business world, it makes sense to reduce costs any way you can. So, do your bottom line a favor by taking stock of your energy use. more »»


May 31, 2015 Blair County Rebecca Moran to Raymond Hess, property at 117 Sprankle Ave., Logan Township, $218,000. Patricia Fasick to Nicole Plutko, property at 2818 Spruce Ave. Altoona, $41,000. William R. more »»


May 31, 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 »»

Media heads rule ranks of CEOs with highest pay

May 27, 2015 NEW YORK — They’re not Hollywood stars, they’re not TV personalities and they don’t play in a rock band, but their pay packages are in the same league. more »»

Taco Bell, Pizza Hut boot artificial ingredients

May 27, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Taco Bell and Pizza Hut say they’re getting rid of artificial colors and flavors, making them the latest big food companies scrambling to distance themselves from ingredients people... more »»

Working on the holiday

May 24, 2015 Many American workers will enjoy a day off on Memorial Day, but most of those people on the job will be compensated for working on what is traditionally the first holiday of the summer season. more »»

Governor’s Impact Awards includes recognition for New Pig

May 24, 2015 HERSHEY — A Blair County company was among the 50 outstanding Pennsylvania companies and entrepreneurs recognized for creating jobs, developing ideas, expanding into new markets and making positive... more »»


May 24, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Dennis E. Doll of Hollidaysburg has been promoted to president and chief executive officer of Reliance Bank. more »»

Feds seek to manage Takata air bag recall, speed up repairs

May 22, 2015 DETROIT — Exploding air bags made by Takata Corp. are so dangerous that U.S. safety regulators want to manage a massive recall so cars can be fixed faster. more »»

Suit: Competitor’s smiley face cookies ‘confusingly similar’

May 22, 2015 PITTSBURGH (AP) — The cookies may be smiling, but the restaurants are not. more »»


May 20, 2015 UPMC lab gets accreditation UPMC Altoona’s Laboratory Services received accreditation from The Accred­i­ta­tion Committee of the College of Ameri­can Pathologists, based on results of a recent... more »»


May 19, 2015 Online boutique starts Courtney Conaway of Altoona has started an online boutique at www.courtney more »»

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