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Business

PSECU announced new vice president, head of internal audit

HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania’s largest credit union, PSECU, announced the promotion of Nicholas Huntington to its executive leadership team today. In the newly created Vice President, Head of Internal Audit position, Huntington will lead the credit union’s Internal Audit Services Department ...

Jon Conklin elected chairman of Pa. Association of Community Bankers

WILLIAMSPORT — Jon Conklin, President and CEO of Woodlands Bank was elected the 2019-2020 Chairman for the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers (PACB). Conklin took over the chairmanship at the PACB Convention held in Colorado Springs, CO. He has been the President and CEO of ...

The first step for starting a small business

WILLIAMSPORT — 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 ...

Avenue 209 installs its own coffee bean roaster

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Something new has come to Avenue 209 Coffee House at 209 Bellefonte Ave. The shop recently purchased a coffee bean roaster to provide fresh coffee to its patrons in house. “I want it to take our coffee to the next level because we ...

Workshop on social media strategies for small businesses

LOCK HAVEN — Back by popular demand on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 1 - 4 p.m. Lock Haven Small Business Development Center will be hosting a workshop on Social Media Strategies for Small Businesses. Topics that will be covered are: — What are the basics for creating a social media ...

Taylor Leitzell joins Diversified Asset Planners

LOCK HAVEN —Taylor Leitzell has joined his father, Don Leitzell, and other members of the Diversified Asset Planners family as a financial planner. Taylor will be working both in State College with his father, and in Lock Haven alongside Bob Thompson. Taylor is ready to help people ...

Walmart supports Millbrook Playhouse

PHOTO PROVIDED The Walmart Superstore outside of Mill Hall has made a donation of $2,500 to Millbrook Playhouse in support of the professional stock theatre’s productions and education and outreach. On hand for the check presentaton were, from left, Steph Cross and Lynne Karstetter, ...

Clinton County man promoted to Commercial Loan Officer at Woodlands

WILLIAMSPORT — Woodlands Bank is proud to announce and welcome Tim Bennett to their Commercial Lending Team. He joins the organization as a Commercial Loan Officer. Tim is an area native and currently resides in Clinton County with his wife and three children. He brings 17 years of ...

Bald Eagle Beer to showcase renovations

LOCK HAVEN — Those who buy their beverage needs at Bald Eagle Distributors Inc., 20 N. Grove St., Lock Haven will notice big changes to the old retail warehouse. Renovations that have been going on all summer were recently completed and have highlighted the historic value of the facility. ...

Workshop on Social Media Strategies for small business

LOCK HAVEN — Social media is very important for businesses. A social media presence helps to validate your brand and tells consumers that your business is active and focused on thriving communication with consumers. Back by popular demand on Wednesday, Oct. 16, from 1 - 4 p.m. Lock Haven ...

Rural King to take over vacant Sears storefront at Nittany Mall

From Staff Reports STATE COLLEGE — Nittany Mall is getting a new tenant. Rural King, a farm and home department store chain based in Illinois, has signed a lease agreement to take over the spot at the mall which was formerly occupied by Sears. Following major renovations, Rural King hopes ...

Taking 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 ...

Mid-Atlantic Marketing offers support

In today’s world, a business isn’t really on the map unless they have a website. But most small businesses don’t have the time or the knowledge to develop, let alone maintain, a web presence. The same is true for local governmenat agencies such as townships and ...

Chamber/Tourism Report

As much as I love summer, Fall is also a great time because there’s so much going on - it’s the busiest time of year in Clinton County! For example, stop at Triangle Park in Lock Haven today and join the Clinton County Veterans Affairs Office and Vets+ in the ‘Moving Tribute,’ ...

PARTNERSHIP NEWS & NOTES

Economic Partnership Annual Meeting is September 18 The Clinton County Economic Partnership will hold its annual meeting next Wednesday, Sept. 18, at 7 p.m., at the Best Western Lock Haven. Five seats on the Partnership Operating Board will be filled by election at the meeting. Daci ...

Grand Central Beer ‘back on track’

Grand Central Beer in South Avis is back in business, but with a new owner, new product offerings, and a grand new look! Karen Dicello purchased the beer business earlier this year from Myron Deitrick, who had retired. After making extensive renovations to the building -- a former New York ...

President’s Report

Unfortunately, our county had two community stalwarts pass away during the last several weeks. In late June, long-time Lamar Township Supervisor Bill Garbrick Sr. passed away. Former Lock Haven Mayor and Clinton County Commissioner Harold “Bud” Yost Jr. died a couple of weeks ...

Leadership Clinton County golf tourney set Oct. 4

Alumni of the Leadership Clinton County program will hold their sixth annual golf tournament fundraiser on October 4, at the Clinton Country Club, 41 Fairway View Drive, Mill Hall. The day starts at 9:30 a.m. with registration and a hot breakfast, followed by an 11:00 a.m. shotgun start, ...