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Man joins firm’s Muncy office Providence Engineering Corp. recently announced that Andy Shrawder has joined the firm as CAD operator and will be working in the firm’s Muncy office location. Shrawder has more than 13 years of drafting experience, with a focus on non-building ...

Feds offer online referral tool for small businesses

Administrator Linda McMahon, head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, recently announced the launch of Lender Match, the SBA’s online referral tool connecting small business borrowers with participating SBA lenders. Lender Match, according to a news release from the SBA, is an upgrade ...

Court sidesteps decision on fracking regulations

DENVER (AP) — A federal appeals court on Thursday sidestepped a decision on whether oil and gas regulations enacted by the Obama administration are legal, noting that the current administration plans to rescind them. The 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver said it would be a waste ...

New business spotlight on Burden Lifter Organizing LLC

Anita Tressler helps people who might otherwise be burdened with deciding how to get rid of possessions or get organized. Earlier this year, she launched Burden Lifter Organizing LLC, which she operates out of her home in Linden. She said her business fills a local need. “I looked ...

People in business

New chief financial officer for bank Rob Glunk, president and CEO of The Muncy Bank and Trust Co., recently announced that Misty Mark has joined the company as a senior vice president and chief financial officer. With over 10 years of banking experience, Mark will oversee all financial, ...

Events & seminars

Inventor’s club to host founder of center The Williamsport Inventor’s Club will feature Steve Brady, director of the newly opened Covation Center Inc. located in downtown Williamsport at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday at 5:30 p.m. at the IMC offices at the Pennsylvania College of Technology. The ...

Executives departing after data breach

NEW YORK (AP) — Equifax announced late Friday that its chief information officer and chief security officer would leave the company immediately, following the enormous breach of 143 million Americans’ personal information. The credit data company — under intense pressure since it ...

New business spotlight on Pick Fought Wealth Advisors

Pick Fought Wealth Advisors of Raymond James manages assets for individual clients, including business owners, retirees and professionals. “Seventy percent of our clients are within a one-hour radius of Williamsport,” Brian Pick, vice president and branch manager, said. “Business owners ...

Events and seminars

Seminars look at fair housing laws A fair housing training will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 20, at the Greenly Center, first floor, Lecture Room C, 118, 50 E. Main St., Bloomsburg or from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Sept. 21, at the Degenstein Campus Center, Susquehanna University, Benjamin ...

People in business

New doctor at Lewisburg hospital Evangelical Community Hospital welcomes Dr. Germaine Lancaster-Mar Fan, hospitalist, to the staff. Lancaster-Mar Fan joined Evangelical’s team of hospitalists on July 31. Lancaster-Mar Fan earned her doctor of medicine degree from Howard University ...

Regional hospital system to launch business administration fellowship

In its continuing efforts to educate the next generation of physician leaders, Geisinger will introduce a new fellowship program focused on the intersection of business administration and healthcare. The Geisinger Medical Student Business Fellowship will provide medical students with a ...

Grocery chain donates to hurricane relief

At a time of need, Weis Markets and its customers are donating $250,000 to the American Red Cross’s hurricane relief efforts. “We are grateful to our customers for their generosity during a national crisis and know their donations will help the American Red Cross’s urgent relief work in ...

New business spotlight on Weaver Wireless Consultants LLC

Wendy Weaver has brought her experience in the cellphone business to the launching of her own enterprise. Weaver Wireless Consultants, LLC helps businesses with their phone systems and new information technology. “I have started working with local businesses,” she said. “I will ...

Events and seminars

Area human resources group to host speaker The West Branch Human Resources Society will host Katie Ecker, an accomplished executive coach and facilitator of leadership, management, and frontline development workshops from 8 to 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country ...

New business spotlight on Fairfield BMW

To meet customer demand for luxury vehicles, Fairfield Auto Group has introduced its ninth location just outside Pennsdale. Fairfield BMW officially opened its doors Aug. 18 with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. “This new location will be instrumental in helping Fairfield Auto Group better ...

Events and seminars

Human resources group to host speaker The West Branch Human Resources Society will host Katie Ecker, an accomplished executive coach and facilitator of leadership, management, and frontline development workshops from 8 to 10 a.m. Sept. 13 at the Williamsport Country Club, 800 Country Club ...

People in business

New CEO for Families United Network Nena Shimp has been named the new CEO for Families United Network, Inc. As CEO, Shimp will provide leadership for a state wide organization that provides quality foster care, adoption services, domestic and international adoption, resource family ...

Preparedness month encourages readers to be ready for disasters

September is National Preparedness Month, an annual event sponsored by the Federal Emergency Management Agency to raise awareness about the importance of preparing in advance for the unexpected. In support of this initiative, Benjamin Kimble, owner of ServPro of Williamsport/Montoursville, ...

Mobile unit brings job opportunities

The Link is up and running. The mobile career center, which hit the road in July, connects businesses to job seekers throughout central Pennsylvania. The Link brings a variety of services to those who are otherwise under-served, according to Erica Mulberger, executive director of the ...