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Men’s clothing store, Alaceus, has new owner

LOCK HAVEN — Men’s fashion is getting a big makeover in the city of Lock Haven. For years, the area has had a lackluster supply of menswear, with most stores being promoted towards women’s fashion. Alaceus opened up to change that. The store was coined and opened by a Lock Haven ...

Pennsylvania’s labor force shrank, payrolls flat in August

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to another post-pandemic low, according to state figures released Friday, but the labor force shrank in August and payrolls remained virtually flat as employers, such as restaurants and school bus companies, struggle to find ...

Walmart benefits toy drive

PHOTO PROVIDED Schlesinger Communications’ “Mark The Shark” and Clinton County Toys for Tots’ Jeff Croak, both holding a mock check, receive a generous donation from the Mill Hall Walmart to benefit the 28th Annual Mark the Shark Toy Drive to be held this December. Pictured with them ...

Keller tours Jersey Shore Steel

JERSEY SHORE — The production line of Jersey Shore Steel is all about heating raw steel angles and fabricating them into products for market. U.S. Representative Fred Keller, R-Kreamer, for one, came away impressed by the operation following a recent tour of the Avis plant. “You are ...

Powell: Fed on track to slow aid for economy later this year

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve will start dialing back its ultra-low-rate policies this year as long as hiring continues to improve, Chair Jerome Powell said Friday, signaling the beginning of the end of the Fed’s extraordinary response to the pandemic recession. The Fed’s move could ...

Muncy Bank Financial, Inc. appoints new director

MUNCY —Stephen M. Tasselli was appointed to the board of Muncy Bank Financial, Inc. during the August board meeting, according to Robert J. Glunk, chairman of the board. In addition, he will serve as a member of the company’s Salary, ALCO, Trust, Building and Investor Relations ...