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Stopping sleep apnea

September 2, 2012 Neil Hinish had been snoring loudly for several years. He was also tired a lot. “I was tired all of the time and would come in and fall asleep in my chair,” said Hinish, 51, of Roaring Spring. more »»

Monarch heads up local efforts to recycle hangers

August 31, 2012 People are accustomed to recycling soda cans, newspaper and milk cartons. But not everyone gives any thought to wire hangers. They should. Roughly 3. more »»

Envy Nail, Lane Bryant coming to Logan Centre

August 16, 2012 From Mirror staff reports Two new tenants soon will be coming to Logan Town Centre. more »»

Butterflies and bushes

August 12, 2012 SPRING MILLS — Rose Franklin said she developed a fascination with butterflies as a chil. more »»

Canadian firm buys Atlantic Broadband

August 9, 2012 The cable company that serves the Altoona-Johnstown area is being purchased by a Canadian firm. more »»

Sheetz set to open doors at Claysburg location

August 7, 2012 CLAYSBURG — The Sheetz expansion continues as the Altoona-based convenience store chain will open its 426th convenience restaurant south of here near Old Route 220 and Sheetz Way with a ribbon... more »»

Kennametal marks 60th year

July 29, 2012 BEDFORD — Anytime you see a highway crew doing millwork on a local roadway, there’s a good chance they are using cutting tools made at Kennametal in Bedford. more »»

Bob Evans will build restaurant near Martin’s

July 28, 2012 A Bob Evans restaurant is planned for development on Plank Road, near the Martin’s Food Store, based on land development plans filed with the Altoona and Blair County planning commission office. more »»

Norfolk Southern sees record profit

July 25, 2012 NORFOLK, Va. — Norfolk Southern Corp. chugged its way to a record profit of $1.60 per share even while pulling in less overall income in the second quarter, the railroad said Tuesday. more »»

Banking on Blank Book

July 22, 2012 ROARING SPRING — A high-quality work force and a family commitment continue to make Roaring Spring Paper Products a key player in the Blair County business community. more »»

Brother, sister looking to buy Calvin House

July 20, 2012 DUNCANSVILLE — The Calvin House, a popular banquet and meeting facility, soon may be changing hands. more »»

Logan Valley Mall getting makeover

July 19, 2012 Logan Valley Mall is in the midst of a retail makeover. The former Gordon’s Jewelers store is being converted into a Zales Jewelers store, mall spokeswoman Joy Weidel said. more »»

County sells city lot for business parking

July 18, 2012 HOLLIDAYSBURG — Blair County is selling the site of the former Eagles building in Altoona. more »»

Vegan soap made in Altoona

July 16, 2012 Krug’s Eco-Logic is truly a small business. “I am the marketer. I formulate the products. I am the shipper and the sales representativ. more »»

Vegan soap made in Altoona

July 16, 2012 Krug’s Eco-Logic is truly a small business. “I am the marketer. I formulate the products. I am the shipper and the sales representativ. more »»

Chamber to induct five in business hall

July 10, 2012 By Walt Frank Five businesses will comprise the Blair County Chamber of Commerce Business Hall of Fame’s Class of 2012. more »»

American Pride marks 80th anniversary

July 8, 2012 Providing top-notch customer service to its clients has helped Blair County’s oldest credit union to survive. “Customer service is important. The reason people come in here is because we know them. more »»

Aldi to open July 18

July 6, 2012 Local food shoppers will have another option beginning July 18 when Batavia, Ill.-based Aldi Inc. opens at 1706 McMahon Road, the site of the former Altoona Alliance Church. more »»

Local funeral directors would favor providing food

July 1, 2012 Local funeral directors say providing food at their funeral homes may not be such a bad idea. U.S. District Judge John Jones III agrees. more »»

Peoples Natural Gas rate to drop for third quarter

June 30, 2012 Peoples Natural Gas customers will pay less for their natural gas beginning on Sunday. The cost recovery rate, about 75 percent of a customer’s bill, is decreasing for the third consecutive quarter. more »»

Independent stores add to Logan Valley Mall

June 24, 2012 Independently owned stores add a special touch to any mall, and Logan Valley Mall is no exception. “Our leasing department is trying to bring new things into the center and enhance our retail mi. more »»

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