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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 »»

Workplace

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 »»

Briefcase

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 »»

Briefcase

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

Convenient care center to open in Huntingdon

May 15, 2015 HUNTINGDON — Mutual Benefit Group has committed $100,000 to J.C. Blair’s new Convenient Care Center scheduled to open Tuesday in the Giant Plaza in Huntingdon. more »»

US economic growth slow this year

May 15, 2015 WASHINGTON — Like an underachieving student, the U.S. economy isn’t living up to the high hopes it began the year with. more »»

Stock indexes end three-day slump

May 15, 2015 U.S. stocks rebounded Thursday, snapping a three-day losing streak for the Dow Jones industrial average and the Standard & Poor’s 500 index. Encouraging data on the U.S. more »»

Danaher to split company

May 14, 2015 WASHINGTON — Danaher Corporation has announced its intention to separate the company into two independent, publicly traded companies. more »»

JWF shipping huge bullet tank

May 14, 2015 JOHNSTOWN — The largest product ever ship­ped from JWF Industries in the company’s 28-year history will be sent on its way Friday. more »»

First-time homebuyers face hurdles this spring

May 13, 2015 Young people aspiring to buy their first home are already facing disappointment this year. more »»

Briefcase

May 13, 2015 BALD?EAGLE Snappy’s building project will double size of store Construction is underway on a new Snappy’s Convenience Store at Route 350 and Old Route 220 here. more »»

Ticker

May 13, 2015 Google: 11 accidents with self-driving cars Google Inc. more »»

Briefcase

May 12, 2015 Business After Hours set The Blair County Chamber of Com­merce will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. May 21 at WPS Inc., 1549 Pleasant Valley Blvd. more »»

City man makes his mark in DC

May 10, 2015 Reese Gardner found his niche in the nation’s capital. He’s not a politician but a successful businessman. “He is a fun-loving guy, a savvy business guy. more »»

Workplace

May 10, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Crystal Hansel of Houtz­dale has been appointed director of nursing at Foxdale Village, State College. more »»

Mexican restaurant plans to open

May 8, 2015 DUNCANSVILLE — The operators of a State College restaurant have initiated paperwork that could lead to the opening of a Mexican restaurant in Allegheny Township. more »»

DelGrosso’s set to open

May 6, 2015 TIPTON — DelGrosso’s Amusement Park will open Saturday for the 2015 summer season. The opening day celebration will kick off at 11 a.m. with two hours of free ride. more »»

Briefcase

May 6, 2015 Giant/Martin’s recognized CARLISLE -- Giant Food Stores and Martin’s Food Markets have been named 2015 Chain Retailer of the Year by Grocery Head­quarters, a national monthly business publication... more »»

 
 

South Hills - Our Town Block Party May 30, 2015

Join the fun! South Hills/Altoona campus is holding a community block party Sat., May 30 10:00 am - 3:00 pm. 541 58th St. Altoona. Fun activities, food, music and crafts for kids and adults. Kids' finger-printing ID cards. Raffles. IPad to be given away. more »

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  2. Consider working a year before restarting your eduction.
  3. Don’t start accumulating debt until you’re sure what you want to study.
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  5. Don’t rush your decisions.
 
 
 
 

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