Business

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 ...

Jersey Shore Weis opens beer and wine cafe

SUNBURY — Weis Markets recently announced it has opened a beer-wine cafe in its Jersey Shore store on Allegheny Street. The cafe received final PLCB approval to open last Tuesday afternoon. It sells 474 imported and domestic wines including ones from Pennsylvania vineyards, as well as a ...

Williamsport attorneys write chapter in new law book

WILLIAMSPORT —The Pennsylvania State University Press has released a monumental text entitled The Supreme Court of Pennsylvania: Life and Law in the Commonwealth, 1684-2017, edited by John J. Hare. The Table of Contents reads like a who’s who of the most respected and thoughtful ...

McConnell’s Country Store opens under new owners

WATERVILLE — McConnell’s Country Store recently cut the ribbon to officially re-open under the new ownership of Jason McConnell and Vanessa Brown, who purchased the longstanding business from Jason’s father. The old-fashioned country store and fly shop is located at 10853 Route 44 ...

Lugg appointed stewart title agent

LOCK HAVEN — , an associate attorney at Lugg and Lugg Law Office, recently received his resident title agent license from the Pennsylvania Insurance Department and was appointed as a Stewart Title Agent by Stewart Guaranty Company. He joins Allan W. Lugg, Esq. and Robert H. Lugg, Esq. as a ...

LHU SBDC offers QuickBooks workshops

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Small Business Development is offering two QuickBooks workshops for small business owners on April 27. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-up and small business entrepreneurs. QuickBooks Basic will be held ...

CareerLink Centre County plans Job Fair April 12

BELLEFONTE— PA CareerLink® Centre County will hold its Spring Job Fair April 12, at the Central Pennsylvania Institute of Science and Technology, 540 N. Harrison Road, Pleasant Gap, from 1 to 3:30 p.m. Doors open at 12:45 p.m. for U.S. military veterans. Over 30 employers, from ...

Hodrick Realty announces award winners

LOCK HAVEN — Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of the Lock Haven office monthly awards for February 2018. The award for the sales associate with top production in listings was presented to Jim Foster while the sales award went ...

Retirement planning firm to open Lock Haven office

LOCK HAVEN — Strong Tower Associates, a retirement planning firm, plans to open a branch office at 215 N. Grove St. here, with April 2 as the official first day of business. The firm’s main office is in State College, and there are two other branch offices, in Lewisburg and ...

LH Police recieve a donation

PHOTO PROVIDED from Walmart The local Walmart store has made a donation to the Lock Haven Police Department in the amount of $1,500. The donation will be used to purchase a new automated external defibrillator for officers to use to help save lives in emergencies. Store Manager Justin ...

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 to present spring Business Symposium, ‘Innovation Wins’

LOCK HAVEN — Lock Haven University and The Stephen Poorman College of Business, Information Systems, and Human Services will present the third annual Business Symposium from 8:30 a.m. to noon on Friday, March 23 in Rogers Gymnasium, sponsored by Savoy Contract Furniture. This year’s theme ...

Nerd Haven moving to larger space

LOCK HAVEN — You may have seen young men and women carrying boxes of items down the sidewalk of Main Street this past week and wondered why. Well, the items belonged to downtown store Nerd Haven, which is in the process of relocating and expanding into the former Addie’s storefront, ...

‘Profitable Meat Marketing’ workshop offered

MONTOURSVILLE — A “Profitable Meat Marketing” workshop presented by Matt Leroux, agriculture marketing specialist at Cornell Cooperative Extension, will be held Monday, March 5 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the Lysock View Complex’s Chapel Room. Held in partnership with Penn State Extension, ...

Probst, Foster are 2017 real estate agent award winners

LOCK HAVEN — Kevin Hodrick, broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty has announced that the 2017 year-end awards were presented to the qualifying agents of the Lock Haven office at the annual company meeting. Amy Probst was presented as the top sales associate with top ...