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Business

Mergers & Acquisitions It could happen to you

If your company is struggling with its profitability and battling to compete, the idea of expanding through a merger or acquisition may seem ridiculous. More...

myRAs offer new, simplified retirement plans

If you’re not covered by a workplace re­tirement plan, consider looking into the new simplified Roth IRA, called a myRA (short for “my retirement account”). The account is funded by setting up direct paycheck deposits. More...

Business Briefs

J.C. Blair announces plans for convenient care center

HUNTINGDON

HUNTINGDON, PA – J.C. Blair Health System is expected to open the J.C. Blair Convenient Care Center in the Giant Plaza in Huntingdon mid-May. More...

Excela Health achieves ACE for cardiovascular care

WESTMORELAND

GREENSBURG, PA - Accreditation for Cardiovascular Excellence (ACE) pro­gram has awarded continuing accreditation to Excela Health’s cardiac catheterization laboratory and angioplasty/stenting pro­gram.  More...

AccuWeather debuts on FiOS TV

CENTRE

STATE COLLEGE, PA - The Ac­cuWeather Network recently debuted on Verizon FiOS TV - The only “All Weath­er, All the Time” source for 24/7 weather broadcasts in HD.  More...

For the Record

FOR THE RECORD

REAL ESTATE S=SELLER BEDFORD Winston M. Zimmerman S: Kevin Z. Zimmerman Woodbury Township $285,100 Nicholas S. Hizer S: Eva Melitta Sonne Bedford Borough $245,000 More...

Governor’s proposed budget discussed at CBICC event

STATE COLLEGE, PA - Members of the Centre County business commu­nity gathered on Tuesday, March 10, to hear state Secretary of Policy and Planning John Hanger discuss how Gov. Tom Wolf’s budget will impact the region.  More...

News

The changing role of community colleges in workforce development

As the nation’s economy began recover­ing from the Great Recession, more jobs became available. However, many em­ployers found they couldn’t find enough qualified candidates to fill those positions. More...

Digital technology is changing both banking services and banking personnel

The first modern ATM, an IBM 2984, was put into service outside Lloyds Bank in Essex, England in De­cember 1972. Today, ATMs are only one of a growing number of technologies being em­ployed by banks.  More...

COLLEGES & UNIVERSITIES

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Community (County Spotlight)

SPOTLIGHT ON: SNYDER, UNION & NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTIES

Snyder County was formed in 1855 from parts of Union County. Its popu­lation at the time of the 2010 Census was 39,702. Its county seat is located in Middleburg. More...

County: Home of Middleswarth potato chips

Ira Middleswarth & Son, Inc. was founded in 1942 by Bob Middleswarth. He started making potato chips with a single kettle, in a two-room building off to the side of his family's home in Bea­vertown. More...

People

Lovestrand joins Evangelical as hospitalist

LEWISBURG, PA - Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Daniel Lovestrand, MD, hospitalist, to the staff. Lovestrand began his position at Evangeli­cal Community Hospital in February.  More...

Mount Aloysius welcomes new faculty

CRESSON, PA - Mount Aloysius College has welcomed several additions to the school’s teaching faculty department head.  More...

Maria Joseph welcomes new director of environmental services

DANVILLE, PA – Maria Joseph is pleased to announce that Don Katherman has been named the new director of environmental servic­es. More...

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