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Banking on cybersecurity

New federal guidelines seek to lessen vulnerability of financial institutions

When the infamous Willie Sutton was asked why he robbed banks, he replied, “Because that’s where the money is.” Today, bank robbers don’t need masks, machine guns and getaway cars, they can get to where the money is with a com More...

What the Federal Reserve did and why it matters

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve’s decision to hold a key interest rate at historic lows will extend a period of speculation among investors.  More...

Business Briefs

Industry Lists

Our helpful lists are entirely reader provided and are distributed to businesses and public locations across our 24-county coverage area. More...

Tourism grants available for nonprofts, municipalities

CHAMBERSBURG, PA – Non- profit organizations and municipalities in Franklin County can apply for tourism grants until Oct. 2.  More...

Williamsport Municipal Water Authority awarded grant for infrastructure

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – The William­sport municipal water authority was recently awarded $2.7 million by the U.S. More...

People

Lynn Whittaker CRNP, joins Cancer Care Partnership

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Cancer Care Partnership, is pleased to announce the addition of Lynn Whittaker, MSN, FNP- BC, CRNP, AOCNP.  Whittaker received a Bachelor of Science in nursing and a master of science in nurs­ing – family nurse pr More...

Alexander Building Construction Co. announces Dan Weiger as head of new restoration & special services division

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Alexander Building Construction Co. recently announced Dan Weiger as manager of the firm’s new restoration & special services division in its State College loca­tion.  More...

Steve Brown named 2015 Renaissance Fund honoree

UNIVERSITY PARK, PA—The President and CEO of Mount Nittany Health, Steven E. Brown, has been named Penn State’s 2015 Renaissance fund honoree. Brown will be recognized in November at the 39th annual Renaissance fund dinner.  More...

Boosting bank’s profitability amidst challenges

For the past six years, banks have operated under very challenging circumstances – zero percent interest rates, slow loan growth, home foreclosures, a fall-off in fee- based business, uncertainty over new federal regulations, competition from n More...

WMD

ST. FRANCIS UNIVERSITY COMMITTEE

Dr. Randy L. Frye is the founding dean of the School of Business, director of the Graduate School of Business and Human Resource Management, and professor of business administration at Saint Francis University. More...

SHARON S. CLAPPER

Clapper Educational Consulting

Sharon More...

SHASTA WAGNER

Cambria County Child Development Corporation

Shasta Wagner, M.Ed., is the education director of the non- profit organization Cambria County Child Development Corporation. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

CAMBRIA COUNTY SPOTLIGHT

Cambria County was created in 1804 from parts of Bedford, Huntingdon and Somerset Counties, but wasn’t fully organized until 1807.  When asked what makes Cambria County exceptional, Robert Layo of the Johnstown Chamber of Commerce said,&ld More...

A Q&A with Linda Thomson of Johnstown Area Regional Industries

To get an economic snapshot of where Cambria County is and where it is headed, the Pennsylvania Business Central interviewed Linda R. Thomson, president and CEO of the Johnstown Area Regional Industries. More...

Local business leaders reinvent Johnstown

On September 15, Cambria County residents gathered at the Holiday Inn in downtown Johnstown to hear about Vision 2025, the new revitalization plan for the city, and to give feedback to business leaders about the plan, which will be officially unveile More...

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