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April 28, 2016 PITTSBURGH F.N.B. net income decreases F.N.B. Corp., parent company of First National Bank of Pennsylvania, reported net income for the first quarter of 2016 totaled $24. more »»

DelGrosso’s water park on track to open

April 28, 2016 TIPTON — The newest addition to DelGrosso’s Amusement Park is set to open one month from today. Construction on the $12. more »»


April 26, 2016 Workshop to aid start-ups HOLLIDAYSBURG — JMG Systems has launched a new workshop in response to an ongoing digital marketing problem for many area small businesse. more »»


April 24, 2016 New hires and promotions -- David A. Graham of Hollidays­burg, has joined MassMutual Financial Group, Pittsburgh, as a financial services professional. more »»

Blair County Non-Profit of the Month

April 24, 2016 Company: CONTACT Altoona Years in Existence: 34 Number of employees: Two full-time staff and more than 75 volunteers Type of nonprofit: Human service agency Populations served: Helpline and... more »»

Gas prices impact food sales

April 24, 2016 Low gas prices are driving increases in convenience store sales, at the pump as well as inside the store, according to the results of a survey of convenience retailers released by the National... more »»

Trip to China successful

April 21, 2016 CLEARFIELD — A recent visit by elected and economic development officials from Clearfield County to the People’s Republic of China turned out to be quite successful. more »»

Trip to China successful

April 21, 2016 CLEARFIELD — A recent visit by elected and economic development officials from Clearfield County to the People’s Republic of China turned out to be quite successful. more »»

Burgi’s Back Nine course closes

April 20, 2016 A longtime par 3 golf course has closed. Burgi’s Back Nine in Greenwood closed last week, said Steve Kasun, an official of Burgmeier’s Hauling Inc. more »»


April 20, 2016 Johnstown JARI sets Lunch & Learn The president of In-Shore Technologies Michael Stohon will share his insights on the importance of business planning at noon April 28 during JARI’s Lunch & Learn... more »»

Area bike insurance rates high

April 17, 2016 Motorcycle riders in the Altoona area are paying more for their insurance than in most areas across the state. more »»

Giving birth to a new business

April 17, 2016 A new business headquartered on Cayuga Avenue is delivering food for area restaurants for a percentage of the bill, using drivers who work as subcontractors, like Uber. more »»


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 »»


Old House Fair April 30, 2016

The Bellefonte Historical and Cultural Association (BHCA) is pleased to host the “Old House Fair” program in partnership with the American Philatelic Society and the Centre County Historical Society on Friday and Saturday, April 29-30, 2016 at the Pennsylvania Match Factory in Bellefonte, P. more »

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