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BC DA celebrates “Ready for Business” initiative

Bedford, PA – Economic development requires patience and perseverance. It also demands that risks be taken in preparing for new and existing businesses in Bedford County.  More...

Curry Supply expands parts distribution

MARTINSBURG, PA – Curry Supply Company, a worldwide manufacturer and distributor of commercial service vehicles, is significantly expanding their parts and components distribution network. More...

Key project underway by Poole Anderson Construction in new Martin J. Marasco Business Park

Claysburg, PA – Poole Anderson Construction recently broke ground on the new Sheetz Operations Center and Day care facilities located in the Martin J. Marasco Business Park in Claysburg.  More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Manufacturing and idyllic recreation keep Bedford County growing

Spotlight on Bedford County

Bedford County, named after Fort Bedford, was created in 1771 from part of Cumberland County. The county’s current population is approximately 48,586 and is now experiencing a slight decline since reaching a high of 49,976 in 2000. More...

FTC puts Penn State Health/Pinnacle Health merger on hold

State College, PA – The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has decided to take a stand against the merger between Penn State Health and PinnacleHealth over fears that the two might form a healthcare monopoly in Central Pennsylvania that would raise More...

News

Self-funding could be an option for healthy small businesses

The Affordable Care Act (ACA), more commonly known as Obamacare, changed the healthcare landscape for individuals, businesses, healthcare providers and insurance companies after it was signed into law by President Obama in 2010. More...

Restek: Self-funded healthcare and wellness programs keep both company and employees healthy

The employees of Restek in Bellefonte have a personal stake in the company’s healthcare. They not only work for the company, but also own it. Company founder Paul Silvis, who earned a B.S. More...

Geisinger Lewistown Hospital receives Pink Zone funds

LEWISTOWN, PA – Geisinger Lewistown Hospital (GLH) recently received a $42,500 donation from the Pink Zone to help in the fight against breast cancer. GLH will use these funds for educational programs and a new breast coil for its MRI equipment. More...

People

Skelly and Loy adds an environmental compliance specialist and environmental scientist

Harrisburg, PA – Skelly and Loy recently hired two new scientists to their environmental services group.  More...

Area banker appointed to statewide committee

Johnstown, PA – AmeriServ Bank announced that Tobie Gunby, assistant vice president of organizational development for the bank, has been appointed to the Pennsylvania Bankers Association’s Member Relations Policy Committee.  More...

Admissions director appointed at Penn College

Williamsport, PA – Ashley R. More...

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