Business

Bon Ton Building sold to group of 3

LEWISTOWN — The Bon-Ton building, located on Market Street in Lewistown, was officially sold on Feb. 20, according to public documents filed with the Mifflin County Recorder of Deeds. Documents state that Thomas, Nadine and Tamera Miller purchased the building for $150,000. Attempts to ...

US stock indexes end mostly higher, extending market’s gains

Technology and health care companies led U.S. stock indexes mostly higher Tuesday, building on the market’s solid gains from a day earlier. Boeing weighed down the Dow Jones Industrial Average for a second day as shares in the aircraft maker fell amid safety concerns following another ...

Acute care and family practice physician assistants join Geisinger

LEWISTOWN — Six board-certified physician assistants have recently joined the staff at Geisinger Acute Care and Family Practice in Mifflin and Juniata counties. ¯ Colt Brackbill is based at the Geisinger Lewistown Clinic in the acute care department. Brackbill graduated ...

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 ...