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Conemaugh Health System Partners with community on anti-heroin campaign

Johnstown, PA – Conemaugh Health System recently launched a series of public service announcements, intended to increase awareness of the stark reality of the high costs of using this drug.  More...

Family of Derek Brothers holds memorial fundraiser 1889 Foundation becomes the first beneficiary of annual event

Johnstown, PA – The 1889 Foundation is the beneficiary of a variety of fundraising events held by people and organizations who want to make a difference in our community.  More...

People

Anna M. Anna joins Tyrone Regional Health Network

Tyrone, PA – Officials at Tyrone Regional Health Network announced that Anna Marie Anna, RN, BSN, NE-BC has joined Tyrone Regional Health Network/Tyrone Hospital as chief nursing officer. More...

Jim Hanson joins Curry Supply as strategic account manager

Martinsburg, PA – Jim Hanson has joined Curry Supply Company as strategic account manager. Hanson comes to the company with more than 11 years of experience in fleet management from a large, reputable dealer in the Philadelphia area. More...

Ashley A. O’Neil joins P. Joseph Lehman, Inc., Consulting Engineers

Hollidaysburg, PA – P. Joseph Lehman, Inc., Consulting Engineers recently welcomed Ashley A. O’Neil to the team in Hollidaysburg. More...

Two State College business accelerators celebrate local entrepreneurship

State College, PA – The Ben Franklin Technology Partners at Innovation Park and the Happy Valley LaunchBox in downtown State College are among of the leading reasons why “entrepreneurial ecosystem” has become such an enthusia More...

Examining Pennsylvania’s doctrine of unconscionability

Businesses seeking to sell goods or services to consumers frequently include provisions in consumer contracts that place limitations on liability or set out mandatory dispute resolution provisions. More...

News

Agencies expect commercial property and casualty insurance prices to remain flat in 2017

We are now in the eye of the storm. From Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy to Midwestern droughts and wildfires in the Southwest, many communities have faced natural disasters across the country.  More...

Fed raises key interest rate and foresees 3 hikes in 2017

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Federal Reserve has raised a key interest rate in response to a solid U.S. More...

The Trump Tax Plan

Will the President-elect’s tax proposals bring back jobs or worsen income inequality?

During the presidential debates, Donald Trump blamed a flaw in the tax code that would have allowed him to use a $916 million net operating loss in 1995 to cancel out an equivalent amount of taxable income over an 18-year period. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

Retail and hospitality growth revitalize Altoona’s downtown

Spotlight on Blair County

It can be hard to predict what the perfect ingredients are to get a town growing again after a recession, but once the spark ignites, it is impossible to miss. More...

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