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Business

Market Haus & Grove Celebrates its anniversary

LOCK HAVEN — If you haven’t been to the Lock Haven area’s premier antique and collectible market place in a while, this is a good week to visit. If you’ve never been, it’s time to go! Market Haus & Grove on Washington St., Lock Haven, a sprawling warehouse filled with all ...

A key inflation gauge jumped 6.6% in March, most since 1982

WASHINGTON (AP) — An inflation gauge closely tracked by the Federal Reserve surged 6.6% in March compared with a year ago, the highest 12-month jump in four decades and further evidence that spiking prices are pressuring household budgets and the health of the economy. Yet there were signs ...

Bechdel Plumbing & HVAC hits 50-year milestone

BEECH CREEK — After 50 years of dedicated service, Bechdel Plumbing & HVAC sees no end in sight. Owner and operator, Duane Bechdel, has serviced Clinton, Lycoming and Centre counties for many years and — since he enjoys what he does — does not plan on hanging it up just ...

Heimer Eye Care changes name to Heimer, Fiore, Turco Eye Care and Surgery

BELLEFONTE — Heimer Eye Care, a premium eye care and eye surgery provider of Central PA, is now operating under a new name and will be known as Heimer, Fiore, Turco Eye Care and Surgery. The new name reflects the equality among the three highly skilled eye surgeon partners, Dr. Jeffery ...

Darling and Dapper marks official grand opening Friday

PHOTOS COURTESY OF THE CLINTON COUNTY VISITORS BUREAU Although they’ve been calling downtown Lock Haven home since December 2021, Darling and Dapper Children’s Boutique was finally able to cut the ribbon and mark its official grand opening on Friday morning. Owners Sue Kern and ...

Strong job growth points to COVID’s fading grip on economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a buoyant sign for the U.S. economy, businesses stepped up their hiring last month as omicron faded and more Americans ventured out to spend at restaurants, shops and hotels despite surging inflation. Employers added a robust 678,000 jobs in February, the largest ...