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December 9, 2015 Nebraska Norfolk Southern?rejects offer OMAHA — Norfolk Southern rejected Canadian Pacific’s latest takeover offer less than an hour after it was announced Tuesday, but the Canadian railroad now... more »»


December 8, 2015 Local foreclosure rates drop Foreclosure rates in Altoona decreased in September over the same period last year, according to newly released data from CoreLogic. more »»

Resort operators wait for snow

December 6, 2015 Patience may be the key word for area ski resort operators this year. “It will be a season where it might get off to a slow start but could finish strong,” said AccuWeather meteorologist Tom Kines. more »»


December 6, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Therese Rossman of Cresson, a registered nurse, has been named director of professional services at OMNI Home Care, Tyron. more »»

Behind the desk

December 6, 2015 Company: Dandrea Welding Address: 800 39th St. more »»

Mirror wins six national awards for ads, promotions

December 6, 2015 The Altoona Mirror, representing Ogden Newspapers, won six national awards in the Local Media Association’s 2015 Advertising and Promotions contest. more »»

New Popeyes restaurant may trigger traffic study

December 4, 2015 The city Planning Commission approved a land development proposal this week for a Popeyes restaurant on East Plank Road, on condition that a traffic study either proves to be unnecessary or proves... more »»

Conversions emphasize city’s industrial heritage

December 3, 2015 On Wednesday, Randy Green held an open house for his recent conversion of the former Standard Supply & Equipment building on Beale Avenue to market-rent housin. more »»


December 3, 2015 Business After Hours set The Blair County Chamber of Commerce’ will hold Business After Hours from 5 to 7 p.m. Dec. 17 at Sapphire9, 225 Allegheny St., Suite 102, Hollidaysburg. more »»


December 2, 2015 Miners Medical Center receives high ratings HASTINGS — Conemaugh Miners Medical Center received high marks in a recent release of the Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems... more »»


December 1, 2015 Event focuses on overtime The Blair County Chamber of Commerce Breakfast Club will meet at 7:45 a.m. Dec. 10 at The Casino at Lakemont Park. more »»


November 29, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Amanda M. Moyer of Altoona has been appointed administrative assistant at Han­cock Associ­ates Inc. more »»

Behind the desk

November 29, 2015 Company: Maple Hollow Auto Body Address: 2299 Maple Hollow Road, Duncansville Telephone number: 695-6894 Position: Owner Years with company: 27 Family: Girlfriend, Tammy Leaper; son, Andy Civils; an... more »»

Business Briefcase

November 25, 2015 Bedford Candies now in Logan Valley Mall Bedford Candies has opened a seasonal kiosk in the Logan Valley Mall. more »»

Local legal firm notes 75th year

November 22, 2015 The president of the Blair County Bar Association said one word comes to mind when describing Gieg and Gieg Attorneys. more »»

Behind the desk

November 22, 2015 Address: 304 Union Ave. more »»


November 22, 2015 New hires and promotions -- Anthony Guizio has joined Stiffler McGraw as a senior CAD technician working out of the Hollidaysburg office. more »»

Bankruptcy court closes Hayes Large Architects

November 20, 2015 A longtime Altoona architectural firm has closed its doors. Hayes Large Architects was closed on Wednesday by order of Judge Jeffrey A. Deller of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of Western Pennsylvania. more »»


November 20, 2015 CLEARFIELD CNB declares dividend The board of CNB Financial Corp. has declared a quarterly dividend of 16.5 cents per share payable on Dec. 15 to shareholders of record on Dec. 1. CNB Financial Cor. more »»

Grannas glad to be ‘home’ again

November 15, 2015 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Scott Grannas says its good to be back home. After leaving the family business following what he calls a family dispute in September 2014, Grannas purchased Grannas Bros. more »»

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