Business

Upcoming career fair to be held in Mifflintown

MIFFLINTOWN — An early childhood and education career fair will be held from 4-6 p.m. March 23 at Fermanagh-Mifflintown Elementary School, 75 S. Seventh St., Mifflintown. The event is hosted collaboratively by the Juniata County School District, Juniata County Head Start and Tuscarora ...

Giant announces recall of creamy soy nut butter

From staff reports LEWISTOWN — Following a recall by The SoyNut Butter Co., Giant/Martin’s announced it has removed from stores I.M. Healthy Original Creamy SoyNut Butter that is potentially linked to an outbreak of E. coli O157:H7. The following product is included in this recall: ...

Geisinger Health System to hire 2,000 employees

LEWISTOWN — Six months after launching a recruitment campaign to hire 1,500 employees, Geisinger Health System has announced further efforts to hire an additional 2,000 employees in 2017. The new hires — including both clinical and non-clinical staff — will reach across the system’s ...

Classes available to assist adults with education, employment opportunities

LEWISTOWN — Community Education and Workforce Services of the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit is offering classes for adults seeking to improve their education and expand employment opportunities. Classes provide students with a variety of educational opportunities including a review of basic ...

Charity ball raises $200K for children’s advocacy

STATE COLLEGE — The 69th annual Mount Nittany Medical Center Charity Ball, themed “A Starlit Evening on the Serengeti,” raised a record breaking $200,000 for the Children’s Advocacy Center of Center County, Mount Nittany Health. During the Mount Nittany Health Foundation’s ...

Dr. Daniel Lin earns special designation

STATE COLLEGE – Dr. Daniel Lin, hospitalist, Mount Nittany Physician Group, recently earned the Fellow in Hospital Medicine designation from the Society of Hospital Medicine, according to a press release. The FHM designation demonstrates core values of leadership, teamwork and quality ...

Valley View site of next Business After Hours

BELLEVILLE —The Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s next Business After Hours event will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. on March 15 at Valley View Retirement Community in Belleville. Guests are invited to tour the new rehab neighborhood and meet the director of therapy. Hors ...

J.C. Blair restricts visitation due to influenza

HUNTINGDON — The administration at J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital in Huntingdon is asking the community to restrict visitation to the hospital, due to the number of people with influenza and the contagious nature of the flu. The hospital is modifying its visitation policy temporarily to ...

Giant recalls Amish Muenster cheese

LEWISTOWN — Following a recall by MDS Foods, Inc., Giant Food Stores, LLC and Martin’s Food Markets announced it removed from sale Amish Muenster cheese due to the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes. The following product is included in this recall: ¯Amish ...

Selling to government workshop to be held

LEWISTOWN —Businesses will have the opportunity to learn basic principles to work with local, state and federal governments in a free workshop in Lewistown, conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments Procurement Technical Assistance Center staff. The Selling to the Government: The First Steps ...