Business

Dove joins Kish Bank management team

STATE COLLEGE — Kish Bank has announced the appointment of Kimberly Dove to the position of Senior Vice President, Director of Operations. In this role, Dove will provide senior leadership to the bank’s operations, support, retail lending services and commercial loan operations and ...

DLI secures tax credits for Nittany Paper Mill Inc.

LEWISTOWN — Nittany Paper Mills, Inc. received $150,000 in tax credits through the PA Department of Community & Economic Development Neighborhood Assistance Enterprise Zone Tax Credit Program, due to the efforts of Downtown Lewistown Inc., the coordinator of the local Keystone Communities ...

Bon-Ton store to be auctioned

LEWISTOWN — The former Lewistown Bon-Ton store will be one of 10 department store properties to be auctioned on Jan. 28 in New York. Real estate advisory and brokerage firm A&G Realty Partners is organizing the bankruptcy auction, which will include properties located in Iowa, Michigan, ...

Emergency veterinary clinic opens in Mifflintown

MIFFLINTOWN — An after-hours option to meet Juniata Valley pet owners’ veterinary needs is officially available, via the Juniata Veterinary Clinic in Mifflintown. “This has always been a dream of mine,” said Doctor Michaela Fry, one of two veterinarians who work at the clinic. With ...

Ryu to become interim Geisinger CEO on Dec. 1

DANVILLE — Geisinger announced Thursday that its Board of Directors has appointed Jaewon Ryu, M.D., J.D., as interim president and chief executive officer of Geisinger, effective Dec. 1. Ryu, who has served as executive vice president and chief medical officer since September 2016, succeeds ...

Uber wants to resume self-driving car tests

DETROIT (AP) — Nearly eight months after one of its autonomous test vehicles hit and killed an Arizona pedestrian, Uber wants to resume testing on public roads. The company has filed an application on with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation to test in Pittsburgh, and it has ...

Wages surge as US adds a robust 250,000 jobs in October

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. businesses ramped up hiring in October, and wages rose by the largest year-over-year amount in nearly a decade, a combination that is pulling a rising share of Americans into the job market. In the final major economic report before Tuesday’s congressional ...

Handmade items a’plenty

BELLEVILLE — Four years ago, Cindy Zook used homemade soap for the first time. She loved it so much it became a staple in her home. One day, Zook thought to herself, “Maybe I could make this myself.” So, she did. Zook started making soap with local goat milk and participated in a ...

Retailers up their game after Toys R Us closures

NEW YORK (AP) — When Toys R Us closed its doors, customers mourned the loss of a beloved brand that conjured memories of their own childhood. Retailers, on the other hand, saw an opportunity. Rather than cede any more ground to online behemoth Amazon, companies like Target, Walmart and ...

Technology stock rally helps snap losing streak as rough week ends

NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks rebounded Friday, clawing back some of the week’s steep losses, but the turbulent trading of the last few days left no doubt that the relative calm the markets enjoyed all summer had been shattered. Major U.S. indexes ended the week down about 4 percent, their worst ...