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Getting it in gear

December 22, 2013 Although sales of Penn State merchandise have dropped nationally — likely as a result of the Jerry Sandusky scandal — area merchants seem to be holding their own. more »»

Old Canal Inn receives new owner

December 9, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — A Hollidaysburg landmark soon will take on a new look. “It will be a family style restaurant and eatery, not a hangout. more »»

Holidays important to wineries

December 1, 2013 Winery owners and beer distributors agree it’s the most wonderful time of the year. more »»

Cove says goodbye to longtime jewelry business

November 25, 2013 ROARING SPRING — Jim Bulger has been in the jewelry business for a long time. more »»

25-year distinction in sales

November 19, 2013 Local businessman Dean Patterson (center) was recently honored for his 25th year as a General Motors dealer. more »»

Hollidaysburg holds Restaurant Week

November 19, 2013 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Borough officials are working this week to promote Hollidaysburg restaurants after some were closed due to a threat to area water. The water threat was sent Oct. more »»

Caterers craving celebrations

November 17, 2013 Caterers are gearing up for what some say is their busiest time of the year. more »»

Hoping for green season

November 16, 2013 With Santa Claus greeting young and old at the Logan Valley Mall, the holiday shopping season is well underway. more »»

Cinnabon opens in mall

November 14, 2013 It pays to read the newspaper. In 2012, Donna Wirfel came across a questionnaire in the Altoona Mirror asking residents what franchise they would most like to see in the area. The answer was Cinnabon. more »»

Marcellus Shale plant to be open in two years

November 13, 2013 DUNCANSVILLE — Construction of a gas-to-liquids plant near here won’t begin until next yea. more »»

Graphic artist promoted

November 8, 2013 Tom Worthington II has been promoted to the newly created position of creative director for the Altoona Mirror, its affiliated websites and glossy magazines, as well as Headline Marketing &... more »»

Core Label to expand

November 6, 2013 TYRONE — Core Label LLC, a leading manufacturer of beverage labels, will expand at its current facility near here, adding at least 43 new jobs. The announcement made Tuesday by Gov. more »»

Having the time of her life

November 3, 2013 Stephanie Martz is having the time of her life. “I have to say, I am in a perfect place right now. more »»

New businesses open

November 1, 2013 HUNTINGDON — Three new sports-related small businesses hope to become local success stories with the assistance of Huntingdon County Business and Industry. more »»

Helping the hacked

October 30, 2013 A local computer specialist says if your computer hasn’t been hacked, it probably will be at some time. “It is not if you get hacked but when you get hacked. more »»

New medical center proposed

October 28, 2013 A local limited partnership headed by a doctor plans to build a 40,000-square-foot medical center near HealthSouth, according to information from Pennvest and the Altoona Water Authority. more »»

Anti-party ordinance suggested

October 28, 2013 Logan Township leaders are interested in an ordinance that could address reoccurring collegiate parties with a hefty fine for landlords or by suspending or ending the landlord’s rental rights. more »»

3 businesses join Hall

October 22, 2013 From Mirror staff reports Three businesses officially joined the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame Monday night at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

Turkey Hill ice cream recalled

October 8, 2013 Turkey Hill Dairy of Conestoga, Pa., is recalling specific packages of . more »»

Tradition of success

October 6, 2013 Editor’s note: This is the first in a series on businesses which will be inducted into the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame on Oct. 21 at the Blair County Convention Center. more »»

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