Business

Walmart truck drivers raise $2,000 for Jersey Shore Area School District

JERSEY SHORE – The Woodland transportation office has selected Jersey Shore Area School District to receive a $2,000 donation as part of Walmart’s commitment to education. Private Fleet truck drivers for Walmart – among the safest drivers in the country – drove extra carefully during ...

Why startups need business plans

Great ideas often inspire people to start a business. But ideas alone don't make a business. Startup founders will likely need to develop a business plan to get their ideas off the ground and begin operations. Many startup founders require some measure of outside funding to turn their ideas ...

New catering business opens in Beech Creek

BEECH CREEK — Chef Mickala Dorman is back home, and at the age of 24 is following her dreams as the chef and CEO of a new catering company in the Lock Haven area. Her business is called Twisted Whisk Catering, and she is located at 43 Ramsey Hallow Rd., Beech Creek. Dorman is a young ...

Outgoing members of Croda/Avery advisory council honored

PHOTO PROVIDED The Croda/Avery Dennison Community Advisory Council (CAC) thanked its outgoing members at their quarterly meeting on Oct. 9. Shonah Hunter, Ken Marquardt, Sean Kleckner and Travis Hillyer served on the council for two years. Pictured from left to right: Emilie Oishi (SHE ...

Local real estate agents recognized

PHOTOS PROVIDED Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty has recognized Amy Probst as sales associate with top production in listings and Brady Carnahan, who received the sales award for their performance in September. The company also recognizes the quarterly Diamond Club winners: ...

LHU Small Business Development Center and Downtown LH Inc. to host event

LOCK HAVEN — The holiday season will be here before we know it – is your retail businesses ready to connect with customers? Small businesses have been fighting an uphill battle for decades and it seems like big corporations have more resources, more brand recognition, and most ...

Davis Insurance shows off its new offices

PHOTOS PROVIDED More than 130 members of the business community turned out recently as the Davis Insurance Agency hosted a Clinton County Economic Partnership ‘Time Out’ after-hours networking event. Davis used the occasion to showcase their newly renovated office building at 208 E. ...

Powers Health Center celebrates opening

PHOTOS PROVIDED The father-son duo of Dr. Richard Powers II, center left, and Dr. Richard “Lee” Powers III get ready to cut the ribbon Friday during a grand opening celebration at Powers Health Center. Long-time local dentist Dr. Richard Powers II is now joined by his son, chiropractor ...

Melanie McLane named Realtor of the Year

JERSEY SHORE – Melanie McLane, owner of Jackson Real Estate in Jersey Shore, was presented the Realtor® of the Year Award by the Pennsylvania Association of Realtors® this week in Harrisburg. The state award acknowledges meritorious contributions to the real estate community. McLane, a ...

Workshop: 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 ...

Brandt Eyecare merges with Nittany Eye Associates

LOCK HAVEN - Dr. John Brandt Jr. and the staff at Brandt Eyecare, Inc. are pleased to announce the merger of their Optometric Practice with Nittany Eye Associates, of Centre County effective July 1. After 68 years of the Brandt family practicing ophthalmology and optometry in Clinton County, ...

Avery Dennison, Croda … partners in community advisory board

MILL HALL — The Croda Inc. Community Advisory Council (CAC) recently welcomed Avery Dennison as a partner to co-host the CAC. The voluntary group of 12 community members, established in 2001, meets quarterly to learn more about the local manufacturers and to provide input to Croda and ...

Local attorney recognized for litigation

WILLIAMSPORT — Williamsport attorney Cliff Rieders has been recognized by his peers to be featured in the 25th Anniversary Edition of The Best Lawyers in America for his “high caliber of work” in the field of personal injury litigation on behalf of plaintiffs. According to the ...

New gift shop opens Sunday in Renovo

By KEVIN RAUCH krauch@lockhaven.com RENOVO — When Claudia Botsford was a young girl growing up in the Jersey Shore area, her dad would often ask if she’d like to join him at work for the day. “Going to push posies today, want to come?” he would ask. Many occasions found a ...

YHEC receives $4,312 grant from NRA Foundation

LOGANTON — The Southern Clinton County YHEC (Youth Hunter Education Challenge) club was recently awarded a sizeable grant from the National Rifle Association Foundation. Each year Friends of the NRA form volunteer committees across the country and tirelessly raise charitable dollars and ...

Coco Holistic is new self-help sanctuary in Lock Haven

LOCK HAVEN — Courtney Riggs is a first-time business owner. She owns Coco Holistic, a new business that officially opened up Sept. 1 on 130 Main St. in the Simon Building above Vape Haven and Taco Inc. Coco Holistic does not sell products, but is more of a mental health service that ...

Take ‘The First Step’ for a small business

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

Hawbaker raises $105,500 at annual golf tournament

STATE COLLEGE — Celebrating over 27 years in existence, the Glenn O. Hawbaker Charity Golf Outing raised $105,500 this July to benefit eight well deserving non-profits. Since its inception, the tournament has donated $1,486,000 to 53 organizations through out the state of ...

‘A Flower Basket’ shares birthday with Lucy, the shop cat

CTERRACINA/THE EXPRESS “A Flower Basket” in Bellefonte will be holding its one-year anniversary celebration next week. Owner Susan Mullen opened the business on Sept. 1, 2017. That date is also her shop cat’s first birthday. The cat, Lucy, is a very noticeable part of the store at 633 ...