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UPMC Susquehanna: ‘A new way of caring for our patients’

UPMC Susquehanna has continued to embrace technology during the pandemic. Noting that they now offer 25 different specialties via telehealth, Dr. David Lopatofsky, chief medical officer at UPMC said, “We’ve learned that we can do things differently and we can pivot quickly to a new way ...

Geisinger: ‘We can never let our guard down’

For the past year, the country has lived in the midst of a pandemic of a magnitued that most people have never anticipated. It has dominated our lives and the news. So, what comes next? What have medical personnel learned from trying to navigate the crisis, and what will the delivery of ...

New MRI coming to Evangelical Community Hospital soon

Evangelical Community Hospital remains committed to providing access to needed services and that includes the many modalities offered by the robust Imaging Department at the Hospital. In April 2021, patients who schedule an MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) will find themselves in a ...

Valley View specializes in short-term personal care

Valley View Rehab & Nursing Center is a 163-bed nursing facility specializing in short-term rehab where therapy is provided seven days a week, long-term care, Sunrise Terrace Memory care, and Woods’ Edge Independent Living Apartments located at 2140 Warrensville Road, Montoursville. ...

Cultivating success – Terrapin looks back on the road to Clinton County

AVIS — Five years ago, in April 2016, Pennsylvania’s Act 16 established the state’s medical marijuana growing, processing and dispensing industry. Since that time, medical cannabis has improved the quality of life for tens of thousands of children suffering from autism and epileptic ...

Lock Haven, surrounding areas not missing a beat

LOCK HAVEN — The city of Lock Haven will not be holding back from any projects this year to help bring the community together with a more accountable, sustainable and accessible city, according to Greg Wilson, city manager. One of the focuses of this Clinton County city includes a new ...

Strong work ethic keeps Kauffman’s Store growing

LOGANTON — Kauffman’s Store in Loganton was first opened in 1974 when Amos and Anna Kauffman moved from their home in Lancaster County to Sugar Valley, where their business would continue to thrive and grow over the next 46 years. The family first opened up for business about one mile west ...

Miller’s of Mill Hall ‘growing together’

MILL HALL — Miller’s Furniture of Mill Hall is planning to “come into a new era” with upgrades to their technology, phone systems and bringing in more family staff to “go to a new level of business,” according to Wendy Hockenberry, store manager. “We go out of our way,” ...

Kliney’s Home Furnishings, ‘like coming home’

LOCK HAVEN — Kliney’s Home Furnishings, located at 2311 Woodward Avenue in Lock Haven, has their two-floor showroom open full of furniture for every room in the house including state made mattresses and box springs. The business, which started in 1986, has a number of couches, sofas and ...

First Quality strives to ‘make things better’

First Quality is a family owned and privately run business, located in the Lock Haven area. “At First Quality, our company motto is ‘Make Things Better’,” according to Debbie Reese, a spokesperson for the company. “For over 30 year, First Quality has focuses on making high quality ...

Smith Furniture, owned and operated by family since 1981

MILL HALL — Open in business with his brother since 1981, Jim Smith of Smith Furniture, located at 2969 Eagle Valley Road in Mill Hall, has been helping locals find quality furniture for years. The business, which was originally opened by Smith’s father in the 40s, recently opened a ...

Charles Construction Co. celebrates 50 years

Charles Construction Co., in Jersey Shore, started in 1971 as a site utility contractor with just a backhoe and an operator. In 1973 the company branched out into all phases of residential site work, from foundation excavation, grading, sewer, water to underground utility installation. The ...

Jersey Shore and surrounding areas: ‘A place to go’

JERSEY SHORE — As a small town with a lot of history, Jersey Shore and its surrounding areas have made it their mission to continue to contribute to the community even through a pandemic. “We did very well last year ... we were minimally affected by COVID as a borough,” Cody Hoover, ...

Norcen Industries Inc. providing quality plastics for any business needs

Norcen Industries Inc., located at 130 Shaffer Lane in Jersey Shore, is not only a full machine shop, but works with just about any company, large or small, with their engineering of plastics for various needs, according to Joshua Williams, owner. Going back to their roots, Norcen Industries ...

UPMC Lock Haven fights COVID-19

Brandy lives with severe asthma and diabetes, conditions that she understood put her at a greater risk for complications from COVID-19. “I was doing what I could to be safe, but I was working and busy raising my two sons,” said Brandy. “When someone I encountered at work tested ...

City of Williamsport: Hungry for renewal in 2021

The city of Williamsport is poised for renewal in 2021. It has challenges such as 2,000 fewer residents than a decade ago, the lingering effects of COVID-19 and a relatively new foundation of local government leaders, but it is healthy with a resilient workforce and anxious merchants who want ...

Legendary stationary store evolves for 2021

Grover Cleveland was the U.S. president when Plankenhorn Stationary first began printing services for Williamsport. It was 1889 when the store was established at the northwest corner of Market Square on the second floor. “It started out as a rubber stamp manufacturer with a touch of ...

Moff: A premiere retirement, financial management firm

The COVID-19 pandemic has definitely caused those near retirement to rethink their investment portfolio, a Williamsport-based retirement specialist and investment specialist said. “I think more people are more concerned with the pandemic,” said James O. Moff III, of Moff and Associates, ...

Uniform sales thrive thanks to loyal customer base

Rogers Uniforms took a hit during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, but is rebounding nicely as spring arrives. “It was a challenge,” said Jody Rogers, owner of the family-owned business at 700 W. Third St. “We have a tremendously loyal team,” Rogers said of the seven employees ...