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Business

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 ...

FirstEnergy donates to help build new healthcare facility

PHOTO PROVIDED Joleen Hindman from FirstEnergy, far right, presents a donation to Molly Schwartz, the campaign’s honorary chair, and Andrew Naugle, Centre Care’s administrator. Centre Care, the nonprofit that currently operates Centre Crest in Bellefonte, plans to open a new 240-bed ...

LHU offering two QuickBooks workshops

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

Thompson completes training with IRA Experts

LOCK HAVEN —Bob Thompson of Diversified Asset Planners, Inc and J. W. Cole Financial, Inc. completed his semiannual training with America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company, LLC in Dallas, Texas. May 2-4. The workshop, which was attended by members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA ...

Local supermarkets add online shopping as option

MILL HALL – Online shopping is the newest option for customers at the local Walmart and Weis stores. Recently, Mill Hall Walmart renovated their store and added an “Online Grocery Pickup” area in the parking lot. Grocery purchases made online are brought directly to customers’ ...

Marketing is topic of SCORE seminar

PHOTO PROVIDED A New Way to Look at Marketing was the focus of a free seminar offered recently by the SCORE Central PA Chapter. Bob Griffin, a marketing specialist for SCORE, conducted the session at the Clinton County Economic Partnership and Visitors Bureau office in Lock Haven. The next ...

Bloomsun Coffee in LH

ROXANNE ARETTA/THE EXPRESS A new coffee trailer that supports local farmers plans to sell coffee and tea all summer throughout Lock Haven. Owner of Bloomsun, Amelia Bilska, even makes some ingredients from scratch. “All syrups are home made,” said Bilska. She even grows and picks ...

Marshall, Parker and Weber are named Pennsylvania Super Lawyers

JERSEY SHORE — Marshall, Parker & Weber, LLC, a local elder law and estate planning firm, announces that Jeffrey A. Marshall, Certified Elder Law Attorney Matthew J. Parker and Certified Elder Law Attorney Tammy A. Weber were named to the 2019 Super Lawyers list by the Pennsylvania ...

Collision Center retains Grace Vanderbeck

LOCK HAVEN — The Collision Center, located on South Hanna Street in Castanea Township, retained Grace Vanderbeck, a student enrolled at the Poorman College of Business in marketing to explain the benefit of it’s new “clean room” to central Pennsylvania companies. Aluminum car ...

Amanda Oechler named secretary of PICPA

LOCK HAVEN —Amanda R. Oechler, a certified public accountant (CPA) from Lock Haven, was named secretary of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants’ (PICPA) Central Chapter. Oechler is owner of ARO & Company in Lock Haven, specializing in nonprofit accounting and ...

Check out the newly remodeled Walmart

PHOTO PROVIDED On Friday, May 10, Walmart in Bald Eagle Township celebrated its remodel grand opening at the store. Above, a Walmart donation of $2,000 to Lock Haven Police Department is shown.

Local attorney published in Solicitor’s Handbook

JERSEY SHORE – Marc S. Drier, Esquire, of Drier & Dieter Law Offices in Jersey Shore, has authored a chapter on Eminent Domain published in the Solicitor’s Handbook, a resource book published periodically through the Governor’s Office to assist Pennsylvania attorneys. Drier is a ...

Tractor Supply presents $970,121 to National FFA

Tractor Supply Company and the National FFA Organization continue to partner to support the next generation of agricultural leaders through their Grants for Growing program. Grants for Growing provides funding to FFA chapters across the country for the development or improvement of a proposed ...

Stay mentally fresh during the workday

METRO — Energy levels tend to ebb and flow throughout a typical workday. A cup of coffee may provide some caffeine-infused spark in the morning, but a big lunch can squash energy later in the afternoon. Waning mental sharpness as the workday progresses can compromise productivity, making it ...

Burkholder’s Country Market goes solar

SPRING MILLS — Burkholders is now home to the largest privately owned solor carport in the state, according to owner Russ Burkholder. The Spring Mills-based store began researching solar panels about four years ago, but did not follow through then because the return on investment was not ...

SCORE conducting workshops in LH

PHOTO PROVIDED Fundraising for small non-profits was the focus of a program offered recently by the SCORE Central PA Chapter. Bill Speakman, the non-profit specialist for SCORE, conducted the workshop, which was held at the Clinton County Economic Partnership and Visitors Bureau office in ...

Mitzi Gallagher-Long joins SEDA-COG

LOCK HAVEN — Mitzi Gallagher-Long of Lock Haven began April 1 as project coordinator for the SEDA-Council of Governments Community Development program. She has experience in grant administration and grant writing, planning and organization, communication, leadership, marketing and ...

Clifford A. Rieders named to Civil Procedural Rules Committee

WILLIAMSPORT —Clifford A. Rieders, Esquire, Lycoming County, has been appointed as a member of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania Civil Procedural Rules Committee for a term of five years, commencing July 1, 2019. Rieders is a partner in the Williamsport Law Firm of Rieders, Travis, ...

For Pizza Mia’s Jennings, pizza is life

LOCK HAVEN — John Jennings knows a thing or two about overcoming adversity. Jennings, the owner of three Pizza Mia shops, sat down with The Express recently to discuss life, what it means to own a business, being a family man and of course, pizza. Balancing Act John and his wife, Mel ...

Social media topic of business workshop

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. On May 24, from 9 a.m. to noon, the Lock Haven Small Business Development ...