Business

Donating to Lady Wildcat Soccer

PHOTO PROVIDED Michael Packer, a sales representative from Murray Motors Lock Haven, presents a check to the Central Mountain Lady Wildcat Soccer Team on behalf of Murray Motors, matching half the profits made at their car wash June 16. The car wash raised $560 and Murray Motors matched half ...

Supporting the SPCA

PHOTO PROVIDED Murray Motors General Manager Matt Yeager presents Marissa Henry, Clinton County SPCA community outreach coordinator, with a check for $1,255.50 for the SPCA, on May 15. Also in the photo is Diesel, a lab mix who was adopted from the SPCA shortly afterward. The $1,255.50 ...

Full Body Fitness grand opening a success

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The parking lot was full to the max last Saturday morning as members of the community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Full Body Health and Fitness, 501 E. Walnut St. Full Body Health and Fitness is owned by Brian and Lori ...

Teri MacBride named to SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative Board

LEWISBRUG — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) recently appointed Teri MacBride of Lewisburg to the SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative’s Board of Directors. She will represent SEDA-COG and its 11 member counties to facilitate development of new natural gas projects through the ...

The first step for starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring ...

LHU student presents at PASSHE Business Plan Competition

SHIPPENSBURG— Recent Lock Haven University graduate Sarah Pixley gave a poster presentation at the seventh annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Business Plan Competition, held at Shippensburg University this spring. Students who attend the competition have the ...

A century of great food, good people

The Texas turns 100 By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — It’s known all over. About six months ago, a young fellow serving in the military in California started talking about Lock Haven. Another fellow nearby caught the name of our town and had to ask: “Is that ...

Oh, the places you will see …

BEECH CREEK - A passion for travel and helping people with their vacation planning, has become one of the area’s newest businesses. Michelle Gummo, Beech Creek resident and owner of 4Seasons TravelPro, LLC, has launched her own travel business and has affiliated her travel agency ...

Local man opens new barbershop in LH

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — He was born and raised right here in Lock Haven and he wants to give back to the community that has given so much to him. William Shearer is excited to continue his career as a barber and to start his new adventure of owning his ...

JS Weis ribbon cutting opens remodeled store

PHOTO PROVIDED Weis Markets employees and members of local organizations participated in a ribbon cutting, marking the official opening of the remodeled store in Jersey Shore on Thursday. The remodeled store includes a new decor, expanded organic, natural and gluten free section and a new ...

The first step for starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring ...

Amanda Keiffer elected state CPA officer

LOCK HAVEN — Amanda R. Keiffer, CPA, of Lock Haven, has been elected treasurer of the Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Keiffer, owner of Keiffer and Associates LLC, specializes in nonprofit accounting and ...

Citizens & Northern donates $150,000 to local education

JERSEY SHORE - Jersey Shore Area School District is among a number of public districts that will receive funding from Citizens & Northern Bank, which is investing in local education with $150,000 in donations to area Educational Improvement and Scholarship Organizations. Jersey Shore will ...

Open houses planned for GreenBuild

STATE COLLEGE — The State College Community Land Trust (SCCLT) announces community open houses for GreenBuild. The open houses will be held at the GreenBuild site located at 1394 and 1396 University Drive, State College, Saturday, May 19 and Sunday, May 20 from 1-3 p.m. The event is free ...

Bellefonte flower shop celebrates change of ownership

By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE — Spring has sprung and with it comes the demand for beautiful flowers, a demand which A Flower Basket will continue to meet with its recent change in ownership. On Saturday, April 14, A Flower Basket held a grand reopening and ...

SEDA-COG Rail Authority invests in promotion efforts by Focus Central Pa.

LEWISBURG — SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA), owner of five short line railroads in Central Pennsylvania, is investing $3,750 for 2018 to support Focus Central Pennsylvania’s efforts to promote the region and attract new corporate investment. A check was presented rcently by SEDA-COG ...

Suzanne Emmet is ‘Woman of Influence’

LOCK HAVEN — Former Lock Haven resident Suzanne Emmet, senior vice president, claims, Eastern Alliance Insurance Group, has been named a 2018 Women of Influence award recipient. Suzanne is the daughter of Lock Haven resident Frank Walker and the late Donna Walker. The Central Penn ...

Leadership Clinton County learns about business and economic development

Participants of Leadership Clinton County had the opportunity to learn about the process of economic development by meeting with those who play a huge part in that process. Representatives from the Clinton County Economic Partnership, Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center, ...

PPL provides support for Penn College’s Makerspace

WILLIAMSPORT— An $8,000 grant from PPL Electric Utilities will help Pennsylvania College of Technology in its effort to open a makerspace on campus. PPL is offering unrestricted funding in support of The Dr. Welch Workshop: A Makerspace at Penn College. The facility, under construction in ...

Workshop on starting a small business

LOCK HAVEN — The Small Business Development Center will sponsor a workshop on starting a small business on Friday, April 20, from 9 a.m. to noon at 1127 W. Fourth St., Williamsport. This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership ...