Business

Dr. Atif Victor Farag

J.C. Blair welcomes new anesthesiologist

HUNTINGDON – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s Board of Directors announced the appointment of anesthesiologist Dr. Atif Victor Farag to its medical staff, according to a press release. “Dr. Farag is well known in the region and will be a great asset to our anesthesia team,” said Adam ...

Kenton Stuck

Local Realtor makes PA Business Central’s Top 100 People

LEWISTOWN — Kenton Stuck, chief executive officer and founder of In Home Services of Central PA, has been named to Business Central’s Top 100 People, according to a press release. Stuck grew up in Mifflintown and graduated from Penn State with a bachelor’s degree in health planning and ...

TIU provides variety of educational classes

LEWISTOWN — Community Education and Workforce Services of the Tuscarora Intermediate Unit offer classes for adults looking to improve their education and employment opportunities, according to a press release. Classes provide students with a variety of educational opportunities including ...

Seminar schedule announced for year

LEWISTOWN — The Juniata Valley Employer Advisory Council announced the 2017 seminars for local employers. The seminars include: ¯ March 28, Leadership seminar. Speaker is Tamy Chadick, district manager with Hoss’s Steak and Seafood House. ¯ May 23, Legal Updates and Social Media ...

Kish Bancorp, Inc. announces fourth quarter financial results

STATE COLLEGE – William P. Hayes, chairman, president and CEO of Kish Bank and Kish Bancorp, has announced unaudited financial results for the period ending Dec. 31, 2016. “Year-end results reflected continued strong growth in the loan portfolio, noninterest revenue growth from ...

Historic Courthouse to be site of next Business After Hours

LEWISTOWN — The Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce’s February Business After Hours event will be held from 5:30 p.m. -7:30 p.m. on Feb. 15 at the Historic Courthouse on the Square, in Lewistown. The event is hosted by the Geriatric Interest Network. A wine tasting with Brookmere ...

Matthew J.
Ford

Ford appointed to First National Bank of Mifflintown Board

MIFFLINTOWN —Matthew J. Ford was appointed to the Board of Directors of The First National Bank of Mifflintown and was sworn in at the January 2017 Board of Directors meeting, according to a press release. Ford is currently the vice president of finance at Mammoth Restoration, Inc in ...

Adrienne
Wise

Adrienne Wise joins Mount Nittany Health

STATE COLLEGE  —  Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce the addition of Adrienne Wise, registered respiratory therapist, as the coordinator for the organization’s lung nodule program, according to a press release. Wise holds a bachelor’s degree in respiratory care from Indiana ...

Earned Income Tax Credits could possibly boost refund

LEWISTOWN —Mifflin Juniata Human Services made an announcement about a special tax credit that could put extra money into workers’ pockets. Today marks the 11th anniversary of Awareness Day, a nationwide effort to increase awareness about Earned Income Tax Credit and free tax preparation ...

Michelle
Cook

Cook promoted to VP of business operations

BURNHAM — In Home Services of Central PA announced the promotion of Michelle Cook to vice president of business operations.  Cook previously held the title of director of business operations for IHS, according to a press release. Born and raised in Oregon, Cook received an associate’s ...