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Shale keeps rail firm on track

June 22, 2014 When you see a crew working on a local railroad crossing, it likely is a crew from Finkbeiner & Associates Inc., Altoona. “I am a railroad track contractor. more »»

Design company now open for business

June 19, 2014 LaVintage Decor is now open for business. LaVintage Decor is central Pennsyl­vania’s only vintage and repurposed design company, according to owner LaVonne Falbo. more »»

Daniel Tiger will visit DelGrosso’s park

June 19, 2014 TIPTON — PBS Character Daniel Tiger from “Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood” will be at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park Saturday for WPSU Kid’s Day at the par. more »»

Comcast gives scholarships to high school seniors

June 19, 2014 The Comcast Foundation, founded in 1999 to provide charitable support to local communities and to empower and enrich lives, is awarding $187,000 in scholarships to 178 Pennsylvania high school... more »»

Chamber graduates 22 Leadership Blair County members

June 15, 2014 Graduation ceremonies were held Thursday at The Casino at Lakemont Park for the Leader­ship Blair County Class of 201. more »»


June 15, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Carl T. Gingrich of Altoona was recently hired as a property/casualty producer at the Warren A. Gingrich Agency. more »»

Local woman honored for volunteer work

June 13, 2014 Volunteers often go about their work without seeking attention. more »»

Work begins on two-story Allegheny Lutheran facility

June 13, 2014 Work began Wednesday on Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries 2,600-square-foot, two-story administrative office building on a 1. more »»

Indiana-based S&T bank enters new market area

June 13, 2014 S&T Bank will open its first location in the State College market Wednesday at 141 W. Beaver Ave. more »»

Earth Day recycling drive nets 27 tons of electronics

June 13, 2014 The Cambria County Solid Waste Authority held an annual open house for electronics recycling on Earth Day, April 22. more »»

Water woes force big brewers to focus on beer sustainability

June 12, 2014 FORT WORTH, Texas — Some of the largest brewers in the U.S. more »»

M&T Bank will handle Blair County’s bond financing

June 11, 2014 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County commissioners agreed Tuesday to use M&T Bank for bond financing that will generate as much as $6 million to cover the cost of reassessment, plus additional projects such... more »»

SAPDC training partnership bringing skills to region

June 10, 2014 A multi-agency partnership will develop a worker training program designed to meet area employers’ needs thanks to a state grant. more »»

Thompson gets chamber’s Lifetime award

June 8, 2014 Bill Thompson said he was in the right place at the right time. Thompson said he started working at Meek Drug Store in Juniata when he was a student at Altoona High School. “Mr. more »»

Pharmacy manages medication for homes

June 8, 2014 Hundreds of people walk in and out of Thompson Pharmacy every day, but just beyond an employee’s only door at the Chestnut Avenue location, Thompson Long Term Care is servicing nine counties, 25... more »»


June 8, 2014 New hires and promotions -- Daniel E. Hooper has been named vice president and regional manager at First Com­mon­wealth Ban. more »»

Altoona-Blair Airport restaurant reopens

June 5, 2014 MARTINSBURG — After eating lunch at the Altoona-Blair County Airport, Steve Houp and Maryann Baker of Martinsburg watched the arrival of the afternoon commuter aircraft. more »»

Nason CEO stepping down

June 4, 2014 ROARING SPRING — A longtime executive at Nason Hospital is stepping down. more »»

Corbett honors three Blair companies

June 4, 2014 HERSHEY — Three Blair County companies were among 50 Pennsyl­vania companies recognized by Gov. Tom Corbett with 2014 Governor’s Impact Awards. more »»

AT&T: DirecTV deal would let it build fiber

June 4, 2014 NEW YORK (AP) — In an attempt to curry favor with regulators, AT&T Inc. more »»

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