Business

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 ...

Glick Fire Equipment Company receives “Dealer of the Year” award

MILL HALL —Glick Fire Equipment with headquarters at Bird-in-Hand and a facility in Mill Hall has been recognized by Pierce Manufacturing, a leading fire apparatus manufacturer, as “Dealer of the Year” for 2017, at their annual dealer sales meeting held on Jan. 27, at their headquarters ...

SBDC offers Introduction to QuickBooks workshop

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Small Business Development is offering an Intro to QuickBooks workshop for small business owners. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start up and small business entrepreneurs. The workshop will be held on ...

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? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring ...

First National Bank donation supports Girl Scouts

HARRISBURG — Girl Scouts in the Heart of Pennsylvania received a donation recently from First National Bank in support of the Girls Go STEM program. The donation of $2,500 will make it possible for girls in grades K-12 to gain hands-on skills in science, technology, engineering and ...

2018 SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority officers elected

LEWISBURG — The 2018 SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) officers were elected at this month’s public meeting. This year’s Executive Committee officers are John Showers, chairman (Union County commissioner); Dave Park, vice-chairman (Big Heart Pet Brands); Michael Krentzman, secretary ...

Correction

Chris and Nichol Bilbay have opened a second daycare center in the area. The owners of Your Guardian Angel Preschool and Childcare in Jersey Shore are also operating a daycare center under the same name at the corner of East Church and North Jay streets in Lock Haven. The Bilbays purchased ...

Sister team of Dear Grace Photography captures beautiful moments

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — Everyone has special moments in their lives such as weddings, pregnancies and graduations, andthe sister team of Brittany Martin and Hannah Rayls is there to capture all those precious moments. Brittany and Hannah have been surrounded ...

New equipment, doctor at Pine Mountain Dental

LOCK HAVEN — Local dentist Dr. Carson Brown has some exciting news to share with the community this week. Not only did he talk about some new and exciting equipment at Pine Mountain Dental, but he also introduced Dr. Liam Register, who has joined his dental practice at 550 McElhattan ...

Business brief

Realtors receive awards LOCK HAVEN — Announcement was made by Kevin Hodrick, Broker, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty, of the Lock Haven office monthly awards for November 2017. The award for the sales associate with top production in sales was a tie between Jim Foster and ...

Extension offers online tools for small-scale cheese-makers

UNIVERSITY PARK — When it comes to artisanal cheese-making, Pennsylvania is not Vermont, concedes Kerry Kaylegian, but the dairy foods Extension specialist in Penn State’s College of Agricultural Sciences is doing what she can to put the Keystone State on the cheese-making map. The ...

Deadline approaching for PA Wilds grant applications

The PA Wilds Center for Entrepreneurship (PA Wilds Center) is encouraging brick-and-mortar businesses that serve the traveling public to apply for the Wilds Cooperative of Pennsylvania (WCO) Signage MiniGrant program by a newly extended deadline of Dec. 22. The Wilds Cooperative of ...