Business

Restek named one of region’s Healthiest Employers

BELLEFONTE —Restek was selected by the Healthiest Employers Awards as an employer committed to creating a healthy workplace. The awards, administered by Springbuk, a healthcare data analytics software platform, honor organizations on a regional and national basis. Restek was selected as ...

New edition of Elder Law in Pennsylvania is published

WILLIAMSPORT —The Pennsylvania Bar Institute has announced the July 2019 publication of the 5th Edition of Elder Law in Pennsylvania. The book is widely recognized as the most comprehensive treatise on elder law in Pennsylvania. Elder Law focuses on the laws, regulations and legal planning ...

Amos Goodall selected to The Best Lawyers in America

STATE COLLEGE — H. Amos Goodall Jr., CELA, of Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak was selected for inclusion in the 26th Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for 2020. This is an honor given to lawyers based upon peer review. Attorney Goodall has been given this recognition for his work both ...

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 financing ...

Restek celebrates newest home with Habitat for Humanity

BELLEFONTE— When Habitat for Humanity of Greater Centre County dedicated its newest home recently, Restek Corporation received a special mention. “With the support of organizations like Restek, our work is possible. Restek provided not only financial support, which is crucial to fund our ...

M&T Bank receives certificate of appreciation

PHOTO PROVIDED SCORE Central PA Chapter recently awarded a Certificate of Appreciation to M&T Bank for their support during 2019. SCORE, an all-volunteer organization, partially relies on support from local financial institutions to fund its free mentoring, educational materials, and ...

Local attorneys speak at Elder Law Institute

JERSEY SHORE — Certified Elder Law Attorneys Tammy A. Weber and Matthew J. Parker of the law firm of Marshall, Parker & Weber, LLC presented at the 22nd Annual Elder Law Institute in Harrisburg on July 18 and 19. Approximately 350 attorneys and paralegals were in attendance. This ...

Local attorney named PAGOP compliance officer

WILLIAMSPORT — Attorney Denise Dieter, of Lycoming County, has been named a compliance officer for PAGOP, according to chairman, Lawrence Tabas. “Every organization has an obligation to provide a safe, respectful environment and culture,” said Tabas. “It’s an obligation the PAGOP ...

Full Armor Wellness wants to transform bodies and minds

From staff reports MILL HALL — When you walk through the doors of Full Armor Wellness at 305 Beech Creek Ave., Mill Hall, you are not just walking into a fitness facility, you are walking into a family, according to owners Andy and Jodie Wertz. In January 2019, Andy and Jodie Wertz ...

New Nittany MinitMart opens in Avis

AVIS — After a tear down and six-month complete rebuild, the new 4,400 square foot Avis Nittany MinitMart at 3061 Woodward Ave. is now open for business. The new store features freshly made burgers and hot dogs, hoagies, pizza, tacos, wraps, salads - and so much more! There’s an all 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? A workshop on Friday, July 26, will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and ...

Entrance at college’s athletics complex named for M&T Bank

WILLIAMSPORT— M&T Bank has pledged support for the construction of a new entrance gate - which will bear the name of the financial institution - at Pennsylvania College of Technology’s athletics complex. Construction for the M&T Bank entrance gate is expected to begin soon and ...

Hawbaker helps with new baseball field in Bellefonte

BELLEFONTE — Glenn O. Hawbaker, Hawbaker Engineering and other generous sponsors including Sheetz have joined forces to assist Bellefonte Little League in building a third baseball field at the Webster Field Complex. Owned by the Bellefonte Borough, the complex is located in Spring Township ...

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 financing ...

Huge turn out for Oregon Hill Winery grand opening

SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS A large crowd of wine lovers packed Oregon Hill Winery Inc. to celebrate its official grand opening on Wednesday. Patrons sampled the various wines and mingled all to the sound of Phil Reeder and his acoustic guitar. Above, owner Karon Swendrowski prepares to cut the ...

Emma’s Primatives offering sweet treats and more

SARAH SMELTZ/THE EXPRESS Emma’s Primitives, located at 8 Bellefonte Ave., Lock Haven, celebrated its grand opening on Thursday afternoon with a ribbon cutting. Pictured, from left, are Downtown Lock Haven Inc. Manager Samantha Eisenhart, Carol Henry, Rose Laubauch, owner Tammy Lamey and ...

PPL named 2019 Investor-Owned Utility of the Year

ALLENTOWN— The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) has named PPL Electric Utilities as the 2019 SEPA Power Players Investor-Owned Utility of the Year. Now in their 11th year, the SEPA Power Players Awards honor utilities, their industry partners and individual thought leaders, providing ...

LHU SBDC offers QuickBooks workshops

LOCK HAVEN —The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center is offering two QuickBooks workshops for small business owners on June 26. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-up and small business entrepreneurs. The morning of June 26 will ...

West Penn Power supports Wildlife Center

STATE COLLEGE — FirstEnergy Corporation, parent company of West Penn Power that provides service to 720,000 customers in central and southwestern Pennsylvania, showed its support of the fully-accessible walking trail planned for the Wildlife for Everyone Foundation’s new Wildlife Center in ...

Coploff named treasurer of state Bar Foundation

LOCK HAVEN — Local attorney Larry E. Coploff has been named treasurer of the Pennsylvania Bar Foundation for 2019-20. Coploff, of the Lock Haven law firm of Coploff, Ryan & Welch, is a longtime member of the PBA House of Delegates. He most recently served as a PBA zone governor ...