Dominion Energy Supports Eco-Friendly Places to Visit this Summer

Whether your idea of summer fun is exploring museums or trails, star-gazing or watching river otters at play, environmental grants from Dominion Energy’s charitable foundation support a variety of eco-friendly summer venues and activities in the region. “In Virginia and North Carolina, we’ve awarded $255,000 to support local parks, gardens, museums and aquariums that can be enjoyed by people of all ages and […]

Majority of Large U.S. Manufacturers Make Commitments to Save Energy and Reduce Emissions

Forty-three percent of the largest manufacturers in the United States have established robust public targets to reduce their energy use while seventy-nine percent have set ambitious public goals to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. There is a strong overlap of companies pursuing both strategies. Plus, more companies are setting energy efficiency targets than renewable energy goals. These are some of […]

Chemstream lab features cutting edge equipment and technology

In the past year, Chemstream has transformed what once was a small area nestled at one end of the company’s headquarters into a spacious, state-of-the-art laboratory. “We built an oilfield division as an extension to Chemstream, which once was known primarily for its work in the coal industry, water treatment and dust suppression solutions,” said Dave Grottenthaler, who heads Chemstream’s […]

Valley Rural Electric Cooperative awards 15 $1,000 scholarships to local students

HUNTINGDON, Pa. – Valley Rural Electric Cooperative recently awarded 15 $1,000 scholarships to high school seniors as well as students already enrolled in post-secondary institutions. The co-op’s Brighter Future Scholarship Program was established in 2010 to assist eligible students who are cooperative members or their dependents. To date, Valley has conferred nearly $200,000 in scholarship grants. Selection criteria include academic […]

Health Network Laboratories (HNL) Names Maria Foster as Vice President of Sales and Marketing

Allentown, Pa.  — Health Network Laboratories, a regional leader in laboratory medicine, announced that Maria Foster has joined the company as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Foster will oversee the development and execution of data-driven growth strategies as HNL expands its presence in the Northeast through client partnerships and health system integrations, as well as through technical, analytical and specialty […]

Conemaugh Health System Welcomes New Director of Marketing Communications

Johnstown, PA – Conemaugh Health System is pleased to welcome Emily Korns as the Director of Marketing Communications, responsible for marketing, advertising, public relations and communications for the regional healthcare provider. Korns, a Somerset native, replaces long-time director Amy Bradley, recently appointed chief executive officer of the Cambria Regional Chamber of Commerce. “Emily brings a unique set of skills to […]

Crawford Returns to Swift Kennedy & Associates

DUBOIS — LeeAnn Crawford has returned to the DuBois branch of the insurance brokerage firm Swift Kennedy & Associates as a client service representative.  Her responsibilities will include assisting clients with enrollments, claims, billing issues and insurance quotes, as well as compliance with the Affordable Care Act and day-to-day administration. Crawford previously worked at Swift Kennedy as a quoting and […]

Penn State and State College chosen to host international town-gown conference

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State and State College Borough have been selected to host the 2019 International Town & Gown Association’s City and University Relations Conference, an annual event that brings higher education and government officials together for collaborative discussion on strengthening town-gown partnerships and communities. The conference will take place at Penn State’s University Park campus and in […]

Kish Bank celebrates 4th annual community recognition event

Kish Bank celebrated community and the charitable and innovative work being done by professionals, volunteers and non-profit organizations in the region when more than 300 people attended the 4th annual Kish Celebrates Community Reception in the Mount Nittany Club Lounge at Beaver Stadium on Thursday, June 21. Kish Bank CEO Bill Hayes started the night off by referring to a recent […]

BIZX 2018: Trending in Business

On Sept. 26, 1–7 p.m., the Blair County Chamber of Commerce and the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County are co-hosting bizX – a new, regional business expo. Local business owners are able to interact with like-minded people in their professions and showcase their own businesses. All events during bizX will take place in the Blair County Convention […]