The Chamber Connection

Cable Services: Three generations of trailblazing

Cable Services, 2113 Marydale Ave., has been operating based out of the Williamsport area since 1964. The company started under the leadership of John B. Roskowski, who started his career in cable services in 1952 by taking a job at Williamsport Cable until branching out on his own. He ...

Micro-1 brings computer sales and service

Since starting his small business more than 20 years ago, Nick Schneider has seen the changes in the computer industry. He was just betting started as an entrepreneur when personal computers appeared in homes. He’s seen other computer sales and repair businesses come and go, but after more ...

Turning a hobby into a business dream

Many people dream of turning a hobby into a business. Dana Shurer is living that dream with Uniquely Primitive, her downtown Williamsport shop. “I sell primitive country decor,” she said. “I’ve always decorated my home that way. I always wanted to do that.” Candles, wreaths, ...

Family-operated business opens new ‘doors’

JERSEY SHORE — Nelson Installations, 6142 Route 287, is a new family operated business from the Jersey Shore area. “We primarily do installations, repair and service work for commercial doors and hardware,” said Scott Nelson, president. “We do automatics, such as sliders and handicap ...

Robert M. Sides means music to community

The very name, Robert M. Sides, conjures up thoughts of music. And why not? The business has served the area music community for generations. Peter Sides and his sister, Alysha Sides Greevy, are owners of the music center at 201 Mulberry St., Williamsport. The city store is the ...

Eureka Resources: Bringing clean water since 2008

Eureka Resources, oil and gas wastewater management, has been servicing the area’s needs for cleaner water since 2008. With three different facility locations, 419 Second St., Williamsport; 208 Catawissa Ave., Williamsport; and 34640 Route 6, Wysox; the business has been going strong to ...

Rise & Shine Nutrition: Making people better

To say that Lindsey Paulhamus had personal reasons for starting Rise & Shine Nutrition, a Williamsport health and fitness club she owns and operates with her husband, Nathan, is perhaps an accurate statement. Not long ago, she was overweight and not feeling real good about it. She began ...

Eureka Resources: Bringing clean water since 2008

Eureka Resources, oil and gas wastewater management, has been servicing the area’s needs for cleaner water since 2008. With three different facility locations, 419 Second St., Williamsport; 208 Catawissa Ave., Williamsport; and 34640 Route 6, Wysox; the business has been going strong to ...

Rise & Shine Nutrition: Making people better

To say that Lindsey Paulhamus had personal reasons for starting Rise & Shine Nutrition, a Williamsport health and fitness club she owns and operates with her husband, Nathan, is perhaps an accurate statement. Not long ago, she was overweight and not feeling real good about it. She began ...

Ironcutter Creative specializes in telling stories

Ironcutter Creative, 1029 Penn St., is a business that meets with clients to help tell their stories through media. “We really specialize in video production, high quality broadcast video production,” said Alivia Tagliaferri, chief creative officer. “We do a lot of documentary filmwork, ...

Jasper Steel serves area with versatility

Since 1999, Jasper Steel Fabrication, Inc., has served the area as a premier custom, structural and bridge fabrication shop. “We’re a custom and structural steel fabrication for all types of industries and applications,” said Nathan Jasper, project manager. Jasper Steel Fabrication, ...

State Farm agent happy to be in Montoursville

Tony Dgien might be described as a State Farm Insurance lifer — someone who has been with that same highly recognizable company most of his life. As an agent with his own State Farm office in Montoursville, he’s happy and eager to help his many clients. “We make it our business to ...

YWCA programs serve the community

With its outreach community programs, Liberty House and Wise Options, the YWCA has much to celebrate during its 125th anniversary next year. “We want to hear from individuals involved in programming here so we can talk to them, learn from them and celebrate with them,” communications and ...

Railroad ties manufacturing site busy

Al Rutz stands in the work yard of Koppers where stacks of timber all around him stretch skyward. It’s here, on sprawling acres of ground just off Route 405 in Clinton Township, where the work of sorting, grading and manufacturing railroad ties takes place. “As a company, we are the ...

Wilkinson Dunn saves world one policy at a time

House fires, car crashes and life threatening ailments never give people a warning that they are about to happen. To be prepared for when the unexpected comes knocking, having a quality insurance policy can help people get their life back on track. The agents at independent insurance agency ...

RussRussell Cellular takes customer service-based approach

An authorized Verizon retailer, Russell Cellular opened its doors seven months ago in Old Lycoming Township. The employees at the 2062 Lycoming Creek Road store do everything a corporate Verizon store can do, according to Michael Shoemaker, store manager. He was transferred from the Mill Hall ...

Speeding to business success

It’s a unique business, certainly one unlike any other in this area, and Jim Cowden is hoping Accelerated Speed Dynamics, 2603 Reach Road, expands and grows to find an even bigger market. “We fabricate speedometer testing platforms,” said Cowden, a partner in the company. The testing ...

Dr. Beatty keeps patients smiling for 40 years

JERSEY SHORE— Since 1978 Dr. Richard A. Beatty has been making his patients smile wider due to his quality dentistry. He began working at the Jersey Shore Hospital doing wisdom teeth extractions then opened his own private practice in 1988, 259 Allegheny St. He has seven employees that ...

Spherion helps clients find local jobs

Finding a job can be a strenuous process with scouring websites and newspaper columns while hiring the right person can be just as time consuming filing through dozens resumes. Spherion Staffing works to get people into the right job for them and helps companies select the best candidate for ...

Muncy Industries churns out useful products

At Muncy Industries, time-tested products put to good use are being turned out every day. And all the work is done out of a small machine shop just outside Turbotville. “We call it heavy lifting hardware,” said James Fetter, company president. The machine shop at the company’s ...