Business

Hodrick Realty announces sales award winners

LOCK HAVEN — Amy Probst has received the prestigious Diamond Club Quarterly Sales Award for the second quarter of 2017, according to Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, The award is presented to those sales associates who have achieved a high level of ...

TelePsychiatry now available at Keystone Counseling and Evaluation

LOCK HAVEN — Starting Monday, October 23, Dr. Ayesha Muquim, M.D., Psychiatrist, will be available to treat children, adolescents and adults via state of the art telemedicine technology at Keystone Counseling and Evaluation Services in Lock Haven. In addition to providing mental health ...

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Williamsport attorney Clifford A. Rieders, right, receives the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Recognition award from the state’s physician general, Dr. Rachel L. Levine.

Williamsport attorney honored for patient safety

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport attorney Clifford A. Rieders recently was presented with the Pennsylvania Patient Safety Authority Recognition Award for his valuable contributions while serving on the authority’s board of directors to improve patient safety in Pennsylvania health-care ...

Sign up for workshop on starting your own 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 financing ...

Area business is district winner of FexEx’s Entrepreneur of Year

A Pennsylvania business was recognized as an Eastern regional 2017 Entrepreneur of the Year winner by FedEx Ground. Only three businesses from the Eastern region and twenty from the nation are chosen for this honor annually. In addition, four Pennsylvania businesses were recognized as 2017 ...

First Citizens donates to LHU Foundation

Annually, First Citizens Community Bank donates to the Lock Haven University Foundation. Pictured from left are Bobby Maguire, president of the LHU Foundation Board of Directors and First Citizens Community Bank local board member; Peg Shaffer, relationship manager, FCCB Mill Hall; Carl Poff, ...

Gallagher Carpet offers customers digital design magazine

LOCK HAVEN – Gallagher Carpet One Floor & Home goes beyond flooring: providing their customers with ideas and inspiration for the whole home. Beautiful Design Made Simple – part digital magazine, part blog, part video series – is the flooring retailer’s creative channel aimed at ...

LHU SBDC offers Advanced QuickBooks training

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Small Business Development will be offering an Advanced QuickBooks workshop. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-ups and small business entrepreneurs. The Advanced QuickBooks class will help broaden your skills ...

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Dustin Smith, left, and Sean Burke, both of State College, are anticipating opening State Burger Co. around Oct. 16. It will be located at 101 S. Allegheny St., the former site of Courthouse Crepes.

New restaurant coming to downtown Bellefonte

BELLEFONTE — What if you could be as picky as possible in a restaraunt, down to writing out exactly what you wanted on a clipboard? That is the concept behind State Burger Co., a new restaurant that is opening in mid-October in the heart of downtown Bellefonte. “I tend to change a lot ...

ABC Central PA Chapter holds OSHA training

The Associated Builders and Contractors Central PA Chapter held OSHA Training earlier this month. The two-day training course focused on developing hazard identification skills, explaining and interpreting OSHA standards, and identification and control of the “Big4” job site hazards (fall, ...

Dotterer Equipment receives Kubota Elite award

MILL HALL—Dotterer Equipment Inc. in Mill Hall was recently honored by Kubota Tractor Corporation with Kubota’s Elite Award of Excellence, the company’s most prestigious dealership certification and designation. The certification program was created by Kubota’s senior leadership team ...

Larson Design signs $2M contract with PennDOT

LOCK HAVEN — Larson Design Group has been awarded a five-year, $2 million open-end contract with Pennsylvania Department of Transportation Engineering District 2. LDG will serve as the primary consultant for roadway and bridge design, environmental studies, bridge replacements, roadway ...

Amy Probst earns sales award for August

LOCK HAVEN — Amy Probst has received the award for sales associate with top production and listings and sale for the month of August in the Lock Haven office of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty. Kevin Hodrick, broker, announcd the award. “I am really proud of Amy and all ...

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Hawbaker employees pose for a photo at the Penn State Golf Courses.

Charity golf outing raises more than $99,000

STATE COLLEGE —Celebrating more than 25 years in existence, the Glenn O. Hawbaker Charity Golf Outing raised $99,020 this year to benefit deserving non-profits throughout the entire state of Pennsylvania. Since its inception, the tournament has so far raised more than $1 million for ...

Berkshire Hathaway Home Services gets top honor

WILLIAMSPORT — The Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices real estate brokerage network has been ranked “Highest Overall Satisfaction for Repeat Home Sellers Among National Full Service Real Estate Firms” in the J.D. Power 2017 Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction StudySM. The 10th annual study ...

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Floral, gift shop opens in Woodward Township

DUNNSTOWN — There’s a new flower/gift shop in town. John Wetzel of Lock Haven recently opened Keystone Florists and Gifts at 20 Woodward Ave., just across the Constitution Bridge in Woodward Township. And he’s excited to tell everyone about what he has to offer. Having been in the ...

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Butterflies, frogs, fish and volunteers

Volunteers from Nutek, First Quality, graciously gave up their own time to help groom the butterfly garden and part of the walking trail at the Nature Park in Wayne Township. The butterfly garden is blooming with many types of flowering plants. The trails provide a safe place to walk and enjoy ...

Learn 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? A workshop on Friday, Sept. 22, will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and ...

Wendy Hockenberry (left) and Joyce Mills could not be happier to be living their dream of serving Bellefonte with a one-of-a-kind clothing boutique.

Clothing boutique celebrates one year in Bellefonte

By EMMA GOSALVEZ egosalvez@lockhaven.com BELLEFONTE - They went from dreams of coffee and espresso to dreams of fashion, both with a vision to brighten someone’s day. On Aug. 10, Wendy Hockenberry and Joyce Mills, both formerly of Cool Beans Coffee and Tea, celebrated one year of ...

Redmond’s wins Medal of Excellence Award

BEECH CREEK — A local business has received a prestigious award for its customer service and dedicated commitment to excellence. And it celebrated the award with employees and customers at a gala affair on Friday night, August 11. Tera and Brian Redmond, owners of Redmond’s Complete ...