The Chamber Connection

Print shop stays true to tradition

Keeping the pace with technology while maintaining old school service is how MAS Printing has been able to stay relevant in an ever changing world.MAS stands for Michael Anthony Salvatori, the owner of the shop, who has been running his business since 1982 at its 116 Emery St. location.Services ...

Meixel’s: Striving for quality

For Brad Meixel, owner of BA Meixel Electrical Inc., quality of work is what was needed to start a successful business.BA Meixel Electrical Inc. has been providing competitive electrical services to the area for about 10 years.The framework for the company began after Meixel graduated from ...

McDonald House: A home away from home

DANVILLE- The Ronald McDonald House of Danville has been providing a home away from home to families with ill children for 35 years.The house is located on the Geisinger Medical Center campus, 100 N. Academy Ave. and Trembulak Way, where many of the children are receiving medical attention at ...

Company succeeds through 100 years of change

Created in 1905 in response to the soaring successes of the lumber industry in the area, Keystone Friction Hinge Company, at 520 Matthews Boulevard in South Williamsport, has had to evolve with over 100 years of change.Keystone Friction Hinge started as a metal stamping company making friction ...

Local Harley dealer keeps icon alive

A Harley-Davidson motorcycle is an American icon people dream about owning. Horsepower Harley-Davidson is here to make those dreams come true.The Williamsport dealership, 1910 E. Third St., opened in 2004. The store sells new and pre-owned Harley-Davidson motorcycles, parts, accessories and ...

Photographer finds passion with ‘shutter click’

When Sarah Young borrowed her grandfather's film camera in high school, she discovered a way to capture her passions in life through a lasting art form.Before her discovery of photography, she made images using pastel, charcoal, ink and paint."But instead of hours at an easel or a desk, ...

KVS Computers: Making dreams come true

HUGHESVILLE - From the basement of his home to a new location on 100 S. Railroad St., the owner of KVS Computers, Cherif Ammar-Khodja is making his dreams come true.The office used to be on Route 405 in Muncy but due to the significant growth in the company, Ammar-Khodja decided to move it to ...

KVS Computers: Making dreams come true

HUGHESVILLE - From the basement of his home to a new location on 100 S. Railroad St., the owner of KVS Computers, Cherif Ammar-Khodja is making his dreams come true.The office used to be on Route 405 in Muncy but due to the significant growth in the company, Ammar-Khodja decided to move it to ...

Davis Insurance: More than four decades of quality

For over 40 years, Davis Insurance Agency has been serving the needs of the greater Williamsport area."Our agency was started in 1973 on the front porch of a house in Lock Haven," said Mark Davis Sr., president of Davis Insurance Agency.Davis said that the agency was originally founded by his ...

East End Lumber: A century of reliability

A leader in local economy since it was established in 1905, East End Lumber Company, 544 East Third St., is now under new ownership with the business partners Al Clapps, Frank Pellegrino and David Hornberger, president and managing partner.The business originally catered to lumber and coal ...

Hands in Health offers holistic approach

Treating pain through holistic methods to help people achieve their wellness goals is one of the objectives for Hands in Health Chiropractic and Applied Kinesiology.The practice opened in 2011 at 1017 Washington Blvd. and is run by doctors Kevin McCarthy, Kelli Datres and Kerri Datres. They ...

Dream realized with Muncy jewelry store

MUNCY - J.L. Winters Jewelers opened its doors 23 years ago at its 1460 John Brady Drive location. Owner Jodi Winters has dreamed of opening her own jewelry store since she started selling jewelry in the late 70s.Her goal is to help her customers get what they want, she said.With the help of ...

Knight-Confer Funeral Home: Serving needs since 1879

Since it was founded in 1879, the Knight-Confer Funeral Home, 1914 Memorial Ave., has been serving the needs of the greater Williamsport area.In 1879, it started in Perryville by the Knight family. In 1890, the business moved to Newberry. As of 1915, it has been at its current location on ...

21st Century Signs has national impact

The work of 21st Century Signs can be seen throughout the county and across the country. From Clyde Peeling's Reptiland and Susquehanna Health to the food court at Lincoln Financial Field for the Philadelphia Eagles and FNB Field in Harrisburg were made in Williamsport.The company, 701 First ...

Montoursville roots rule veterinary hospital

Since 1991, Dr. Robert L. Hocker has been the veterinarian at Montoursville Veterinary Hospital, 416 Broad Street."He's great with animals, and people definitely like him, too. We try to gear our practice toward the clients," said Stacey Hocker, office manager and Dr. Robert Hocker's wife."Bob ...

The Comic Shop: Everything for everyone

Whether you're looking for something faster than a speeding bullet or are curious about what happened between Hawkeye and Black Widow in Budapest, look no further than the Comic Shop LLC.The shop opened its doors in November on 218 S. Market St., South Williamsport to provide a wide selection ...

Plankenhorn serves area offices with broad selection

Plankenhorn Stationery and Printers has been serving the Williamsport area with its wide selection of office supplies and furniture since 1899. While many local businesses have found it difficult to stand up against national competitors, Plankenhorn's has remained steadfast.The business began ...

View of lake makes apartments a nice draw

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT Lakeview Apartments are already in a beautiful enough setting, but there's more to residential living here than meets the eye.Surrounding what used to be Mountain Beach, the former popular swim destination for those seeking to cool off in the middle part of the last century, ...

ARC Heating: Family-run asset to community

COGAN STATION One visit to ARC Heating and Service Co., 4468 Lycoming Creek Road, and one can tell it's a family business.Friendly co-owner Ashley Chase will quickly greet customers.On the latest visit, she was quick to point out it was a family-run business that just started in December that ...

Wirerope Works projects make national impact

Over the course of 130, Wirerope Works, Inc. has expanded from a local company to one that services high-profile projects across the nation and world.Wirerope Works, Inc. began in Williamsport during the lumber era, the founder Henry Martin Morrison opened the original plant in 1886, said Lamar ...