Business

CATA names Douglas E. Keith the new director of finance

BELLEFONTE — Douglas E. Keith has been named director of finance for CATA. In that role, he is responsible for CATA’s grants, procurement and capital programs, as well as establishing and maintaining the Authority’s financial and accounting systems. He oversees development of the ...

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‘Social Media in the Workplace’ seminar LOCK HAVEN — PA CareerLink Clinton County, in partnership with the Clinton County Economic Partnership and Small Business Development Center at Lock Haven University, will hold a seminar on Social Media in the Workplace, on Friday, Sept. 28, from ...

Workshop for starting a small business set

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 ...

Booster Club benefits from car wash

PHOTO PROVIDED Murray Motors General Manager Matt Yeager presented a check to the Keystone Central Field and Floor Booster Club in the amount of $308 to match half of their car wash donations. With the donation from Murray Motors Lock Haven, they made $924 in donations from their car wash!

Haven Performing Arts benefits from car wash

PHOTO PROVIDED Haven Performing Arts Ensemble held a car wash recently at Murray Motors in Lock Haven. Pictured is Lacy Dawn Tom, Sales and Marketing Coordinator, presenting a check on behalf of Murray Motors to the Haven Performing Arts Ensemble in the amount of $201 to match half of their ...

Forbes names First Citizens Community Bank number one for customer service

MANSFIELD— In June, after analyzing the results of 25,000 surveys, Forbes listed the Best-in-State Banks, and out of five Pennsylvania banks who made the list, First Citizens Community Bank ranked in the top position as the number one bank in Pennsylvania for customer service. Forbes ...

SBDC plans QuickBooks workshops for small business owners

LOCK HAVEN — The Lock Haven University Small Business Development Center is offering two QuickBooks workshops for small business owners on August 24. QuickBooks is the number one management and accounting tool utilized by start-up and small business entrepreneurs. - QuickBooks Basic The ...

Free workshop on ‘selling to the government’

LOCK HAVEN — On Thursday, August 23, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. a workshop will be held for those desiring to learn the basic principles that businesses must know in order to do business with the federal, state and local government. Topics will include: how the government buys and services; ...

Donating to Lady Wildcat Soccer

PHOTO PROVIDED Michael Packer, a sales representative from Murray Motors Lock Haven, presents a check to the Central Mountain Lady Wildcat Soccer Team on behalf of Murray Motors, matching half the profits made at their car wash June 16. The car wash raised $560 and Murray Motors matched half ...

Supporting the SPCA

PHOTO PROVIDED Murray Motors General Manager Matt Yeager presents Marissa Henry, Clinton County SPCA community outreach coordinator, with a check for $1,255.50 for the SPCA, on May 15. Also in the photo is Diesel, a lab mix who was adopted from the SPCA shortly afterward. The $1,255.50 ...

Full Body Fitness grand opening a success

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — The parking lot was full to the max last Saturday morning as members of the community gathered to celebrate the grand opening of Full Body Health and Fitness, 501 E. Walnut St. Full Body Health and Fitness is owned by Brian and Lori ...

Teri MacBride named to SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative Board

LEWISBRUG — SEDA-Council of Governments (SEDA-COG) recently appointed Teri MacBride of Lewisburg to the SEDA-COG Natural Gas Cooperative’s Board of Directors. She will represent SEDA-COG and its 11 member counties to facilitate development of new natural gas projects through 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 ...

LHU student presents at PASSHE Business Plan Competition

SHIPPENSBURG— Recent Lock Haven University graduate Sarah Pixley gave a poster presentation at the seventh annual Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE) Business Plan Competition, held at Shippensburg University this spring. Students who attend the competition have the ...

A century of great food, good people

The Texas turns 100 By WENDY STIVER wstiver@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — It’s known all over. About six months ago, a young fellow serving in the military in California started talking about Lock Haven. Another fellow nearby caught the name of our town and had to ask: “Is that ...

Oh, the places you will see …

BEECH CREEK - A passion for travel and helping people with their vacation planning, has become one of the area’s newest businesses. Michelle Gummo, Beech Creek resident and owner of 4Seasons TravelPro, LLC, has launched her own travel business and has affiliated her travel agency ...

Local man opens new barbershop in LH

By LAURA JAMESON ljameson@lockhaven.com LOCK HAVEN — He was born and raised right here in Lock Haven and he wants to give back to the community that has given so much to him. William Shearer is excited to continue his career as a barber and to start his new adventure of owning his ...

JS Weis ribbon cutting opens remodeled store

PHOTO PROVIDED Weis Markets employees and members of local organizations participated in a ribbon cutting, marking the official opening of the remodeled store in Jersey Shore on Thursday. The remodeled store includes a new decor, expanded organic, natural and gluten free section and a 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? This workshop will help aspiring entrepreneurs to begin the process of successful business ownership including evaluating business ideas, developing a business plan, and exploring ...

Amanda Keiffer elected state CPA officer

LOCK HAVEN — Amanda R. Keiffer, CPA, of Lock Haven, has been elected treasurer of the Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA) for the 2018-2019 fiscal year. Keiffer, owner of Keiffer and Associates LLC, specializes in nonprofit accounting and ...