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Fire claims J&O warehouse

January 23, 2014 DUNCANSVILLE — An early morning fire Tuesday destroyed the J&O Fireplaces warehouse, but owner Joe Panaro said he wants customers to know the retail location was untouched and is open for business. more »»

Edward Jones ranked No. 4 in Fortune in 2014

January 22, 2014 Michael Harris said he truly understands why Edward Jones always has a high spot on the best companies to work for list. “I was a client first. more »»

Family Ties

January 19, 2014 It hasn’t always been easy, but Pellegrine’s Lounge has survived. The local establishment, founded Jan. 6, 1964, by brothers Harry Sr. and Steve Pellegrine, is marking 50 years in business this yea. more »»

Area native living to serve

January 12, 2014 Randy Welsch enjoys a challenge. more »»

Director wins Athena Leadership Award

January 7, 2014 The longtime executive director of the Blair County Arts Foundation has been named as the 27th recipient of the Blair County Chamber’s Athena Leadership Awar. more »»

Gas rates to go up Jan. 1

December 31, 2013 The average residential customers of Peoples Natural Gas Co. will see their monthly bills rise $6.60 starting Wednesday as a result of higher commodity prices. more »»

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 »»

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