2016-03-25

Mifflin County bridges to be replaced as part of public-private partnership project



LEWISTOWN, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation’s (PennDOT) Rapid Bridge Replacement Project will begin soon in Mifflin County. Five bridges are due for replacement under the project, with one reconstructed in 2016 and four in 2017. The project contractor, Plenary Walsh Keystone Partners (PWKP) invites the public to the Brown Township Borough Building in Reedsville to view plans for […]

Kish Agency awarded Inner Circle honors for 2015



HUNTINGDON, PA – Kish Agency Inc., T/A Kish Insurance, an independent insurance agency located in Reedsville, Pennsylvania; has been awarded Inner Circle honors for 2015 by Mutual Benefit Group, a multiline property and casualty insurance company based in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. This is the eleventh time Kish Agency Inc. has qualified for the award, an honor that Mutual Benefit presents annually […]

Alexander Building Construction Co. completes OR expansion at Williamsport Regional Medical Center



WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Alexander Building Construction Co. recently completed an expansion to the Operating Suite at Williamsport Regional Medical Center. The project was the interior fit out of over 25,000 square feet of existing shelled space within the patient tower and contains three new operating rooms, two heart catheterization labs, two EP Labs (one operational and one future) and 33 […]

Charity Ball raises $160,000 toward 3D mammography



STATE COLLEGE, PA – The 68th Annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, themed Encountering East Asia, raised more than $160,000 for 3D mammography services at the Mount Nittany Health Breast Care Center. One of The Foundation for Mount Nittany Medical Center’s premier fundraisers, 475 attendees gathered at The Penn Stater Conference Center Hotel for the event on Saturday, Feb. […]

Agreement with program provider, Athena Study Abroad, expands Lycoming College options



WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Students at Lycoming College now have another study abroad option because of a recent partnership agreement with Athena Study Abroad. Athena Study Abroad offers programs in 19 locations in Asia, Europe and South America. The agreement allows Lycoming students to apply for Athena scholarships and to use their non-Lycoming financial aid to cover the cost of semester-long […]

Guest speaker introduces ideas for small business development



DUBOIS, PA – Benjamin Legum, an assistant professor and applied research specialist from the Clarion University Center for Applied Research and Intellectual Property Development (CARIPD) spoke at Penn State DuBois on Friday about the services the CARIPD has to offer. The center’s mission is to support and assist individual entrepreneurs, start-up companies and established companies, and aid them in growth […]

Geisinger honors top patient satisfaction providers



DANVILLE, PA – Gray’s Woods family medicine physician, Mary Callahan, M.D., was one of the 2016 Marks Award recipients at Geisinger Health System, along with Christina Appleman, CRNP, gynecology/obstetrics, Geisinger Medical Center (GMC); and Carlos Perez, M.D., a pediatric pulmonologist. The award is given annually to the care providers who have the system’s highest patient satisfaction ratings during the year. […]

Keep PA beautiful launches new electronics waste recycling website



GREENSBURG, PA – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful launched www.eWastePA.org to help ensure Pennsylvania consumers have the information they need to properly manage their electronic waste such as old televisions and computer monitors, commonly referred to as e-waste. The Covered Device Recycling Act (Act 108), enacted in 2010, prohibits the acceptance of ‘covered devices’ such as televisions, computers, computer monitors and all […]

Dangel appointed director of trust services at Kish Bank



STATE COLLEGE, PA – William P. Hayes, chairman, president & CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced the appointment of Arthur J. Dangel, Jr. to the position of senior vice president and director of trust services at Kish Bank. Dangel comes to Kish from First National Bank of Pennsylvania, where he served as wealth advisor, vice president, managing […]

Joel Black to join chamber staff as vice president



BEDFORD, PA – The Bedford County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors recently hired Joel J. Black to the newly-created position of vice president, effective March 1. Black graduated from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, and is currently completing an MBA from Liberty University. Having most recently served as District Outreach Specialist for PA Representative Jesse Topper since 2014, […]