Business

Weis donates $120,000 to American Heart Assn.

SUNBURY — Weis Markets today presented a $102,500 donation to the American Heart Association (AHA) in support of their in-store “Life is Why We Give” program, which raised funds in the fight against heart disease and stroke. This donation was generated through customer contributions ...

Main Smoke and Vape opens in Lock Haven

By CHRIS MORELLI cmorelli@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — There’s a new business in downtown Lock Haven. Main Smoke and Vape, located at 14 E. Main St., recently opened its doors. Owner Vinay Patel believes his shop is unique and a great addition to downtown Lock Haven. Main Smoke and ...

Jersey Shore High School leads Stock Market Challenge

LOCK HAVEN — The sixth week’s rankings of the Clinton County Stock Market Challenge are in, with Jersey Shore High School, under the leadership of Harvey Barnhart, leading the way. In second place is Central Mountain with teacher Donna Mayes, and third place is held by West Branch ...

Tractor Supply’s Spring Clover Program kicks off

MILL HALL — Tractor Supply Company, in partnership with National 4-H Council, has kicked off its Spring Paper Clover event, a semi-annual fundraising campaign that provides millions of dollars in scholarships for 4-H youth. Donations from the program provide opportunities for youth to attend ...

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 ...

Social media strategies for small businesses

WILLIAMSPORT —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. - 12 p.m. the Lock Haven Small Business ...

PPL grant to support Penn College Plastics Mobile Lab

WILLIAMSPORT — A $9,500 sustaining grant from PPL Foundation will allow Pennsylvania College of Technology to purchase instructional equipment for a Penn College Plastics Mobile Lab, a resource for educating groups about career opportunities and the ongoing demand for qualified workers in the ...

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Schlesinger promoted at Appalachian Drilling BEECH CREEK — Kristi Schlesinger has been promoted to President and Chief Financial Officer at Appalachian Drilling Services, Inc. in Beech Creek, according to Seth Martin, company president. In her new role Kristi will provide overall ...

Attorney Amos Goodall named Top 100 People for 2019

STATE COLLEGE — H. Amos Goodall Jr., CELA, of Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak, was recently named to Pennsylvania Business Central’s Top 100 People for 2019. He is certified as an Elder Law Attorney by the National Elder Law Foundation. Amos was recognized for his continued commitment to ...

Penn College, DBi Services collaborate on new apprenticeship

WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology and DBi Services have joined to produce the first Infrastructure Maintenance Technician registered apprenticeship program of its kind in the United States. The multistate program will provide critical training and a professional career path ...

The first step in starting a business

LOCK HAVEN — Have you always had a dream to start your own business but didn’t know where to start? The First Step to Starting a Small Business workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing ...

PPL wins Industry Excellence Award for safety

ALLENTOWN — PPL Electric Utilities has been recognized by the Southeastern Electric Exchange (S.E.E.) for its continued efforts to improve employee safety and for achieving the safest year in the company’s history during 2018. S.E.E., a non-profit association of investor-owned utilities, ...

SEDA-COG announces 3 promotions

LOCK HAVEN — To further strengthen the community and economic health of its 11-county region, SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) has promoted three of its staff to champion its Weatherization and Housing departments. Mandy Fox was promoted to Chief of Weatherization; Leslie Osgood ...

Women’s Energy Network establishes Susquehanna Valley Chapter

WILLIAMSPORT— The Women’s Energy Network (WEN) has come to Northcentral Pennsylvania with the formation of its new, Susquehanna Valley Chapter. This chapter will offer leadership and career development programs and provide networking opportunities for its members in 20 counties. The ...

Penn College, DBi Services collaborate on new apprenticeship

WILLIAMSPORT — Pennsylvania College of Technology and DBi Services have joined to produce the first Infrastructure Maintenance Technician registered apprenticeship program of its kind in the United States. The multistate program will provide critical training and a professional career path ...

Wise attends Voya Advisor Insight conference

LOCK HAVEN - Darla Wise of Lock Haven, an investment advisor representative with Voya Financial Advisors, attended the Advisor Insight conference held Jan. 14–16 in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The annual event, hosted by Voya Financial Advisors (VFA), brought together approximately 1,000 ...

Muncy Bank Financial appoints new director

MUNCY – Robert J. Glunk, President & CEO of Muncy Bank Financial, Inc. (MYBF) announced the appointment of Robert P. Hager, CPA, to the Muncy Bank Financial, Inc. Board of Directors. Hager’s appointment will expand the board to 11 until the retirement of Harold E. Lowe in April. In ...

Art center especially for former female inmates

JOHN RISHEL/THE EXPRESS The Karibu Arts Center, 306 N. Grove St., Lock Haven, hosted an open house for the professional community Friday evening. Karibu Arts is a creative outlet for women coming out of the prison system, organized by Deborah Kincaid, registered art therapist. For the ...

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 ...

CATA recognizes long-standing employees

BELLEFONTE — Over the past year, the Centre Area Transportation Authority (CATA) Board of Directors and staff have had the privilege of formally recognizing some of its most long-standing bus operators and maintenance employees celebrating milestone career anniversaries and retirements with ...