Business

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 ...

Dent Fix donates aluminum repair station to Penn College

WILLIAMSPORT – Reflecting the increasing use of aluminum by automakers and affirming the value of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s industry partners, Dent Fix Equipment has donated a self-contained aluminum dent-repair station for use by the institution’s collision repair and ...

Your Building Centers acquires Berlin Lumber Company

ALTOONA – Your Building Centers (YBC) has acquired Berlin Lumber Company in Berlin, Somerset County, which is a lumber, truss and building supplies provider that has been serving builders and homeowners for more than 68 years. YBC purchased the company from Doug Brant, owner/president of ...

BUSINESS BRIEFS

LOCK HAVEN — Amy Probst with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty was recognized as the sales associate with sales production in listings for their performance in December. Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty recognizes the quarterly Diamond Club Winners—Connie May, ...

Workshop in Bellefonte to help businesses tap govt. marketplace

From Staff Reports BELLEFONTE — Businesses will have the opportunity to gain basic principles they need to do business with local, state, and federal governments in a free one-on-one workshop conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Procurement Technical Assistance Center ...

Bob Thompson completes training on retirement planning

LOCK HAVEN — Bob Thomspon of J. W. Cole Financial, Inc. has completed his semiannual training with America’s IRA Experts at Ed Slott and Company, LLC in Coronado, Calif. The workshop, which was attended by members of Ed Slott’s Master Elite IRA Advisor GroupSM, provided in-depth ...

Dent Fix donates aluminum repair station to Penn College

WILLIAMSPORT. – Reflecting the increasing use of aluminum by automakers and affirming the value of Pennsylvania College of Technology’s industry partners, Dent Fix Equipment has donated a self-contained aluminum dent-repair station for use by the institution’s collision repair and ...

R.S. Associates Insurance Agency adds new partner

BEECH CREEK — R. S. Associates Insurance Agency in Beech Creek has provided guidance and counseling to clients throughout Pennsylvania for over 35 years. The agency specializes in consulting in retirement and estate planning, annuities, life insurance, Medicare supplements, ancillary ...

A variety of options at The Chef’s Station

LOCK HAVEN — From classic food truck style foods like tacos and quesadillas to more unique options such as goat cheese salads and change your life cheesecake, The Chef’s Station can offer a variety of delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner options. The Chef’s Station, a food truck owned ...