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The Chamber Connection

Habitat for Humanity persists in helping during pandemic

The local branch of a global nonprofit housing organization is looking toward growth in the next few months. Habitat for Humanity partners with low-income families to help build new homes for the families to live in, according to Corrine Stammel-Demmien. “Our vision is we believe ...

WVIA broadcasts to region for over 50 years

Broadcasting for over 50 years, WVIA has been a presence in public television serving 21 counties in northeastern and central Pennsylvania, according to Neil Prisco, creative director-marketing and branding for the station. “Over the years we’ve enjoyed a great ratingship with the people ...

Local company looks to expand operations

Pine Ridge Construction Management is looking to expand its operations since starting up in Williamsport just two years ago. The company, which does construction projects in the Northeast, is also hoping to further make its imprint locally. “It’s a good industry to be in,” Pine Ridge ...

Equestrian center offers camps, lessons

Elysian Fields Equestrian Center is a place to learn about horses and so much more. The new member of the Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce is located at 1345 Tallman Hollow Road near Montoursville. Robert Schnars, owner, said the facility provides lessons on horseback riding all ...

Susquehanna Computer Innovations maintains core values

Susquehanna Computer Innovations, located at 280 Kane St., South Williamsport, has been providing strong core values of integrity, ethics, honesty and reliability to their patients for the full 20 years of operation. “We take those (core values) very seriously,” Tim Heitzman, president of ...

Downtown hotel features excellent dining

The James Restaurant is a unique venue for Williamsport, a welcome place for dining and spirits located in the Holiday Inn. Travelers staying in the city and locals alike come to the restaurant on the first floor of the hotel to select from the variety of menu items. “The restaurant is ...

Port Elevator a go-to for repair and installation

Elevators are getting in the news. Not that they haven’t been but since the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, when their need in public buildings became law, but they have taken on a renewed sense of importance with accessibility needs at the forefront of government ...

Bayada focuses on ‘compassion, excellence and reliability’

Following in the tradition of Bayada Home Health Care which began in the 1970’s, Bayada Pediatrics, 209 East Third St., offers pediatric nursing care to clients from infancy to 20 years of age, according to Jonah Milliken, associate director of the business’ local office. Milliken, a ...

Comfort Keepers strives for good home care

This year marks a big one for Comfort Keepers, a Williamsport-based home care agency for the elderly. Not only does the business celebrate its twentieth year in operation, it also has found a new headquarters location at 1323 E. Third St. Business owner Andria Larson said it’s been a ...

Housing authority provides affordable, quality living for residents

It was after World War II, and as Lycoming County’s soldiers returned to the homefront, many families were rebuilding, reconnecting and looking for affordable housing. In these post-war years, the Lycoming County commissioners envisioned a return to normalcy and formed what was to be known ...

Under Pressure Connections provides all hose needs

“When you walk in most people find out that everyone that works here, cares...and you can see that,” Randy Pfirman, President and Owner of Under Pressure Connections said. “I truly believe that everybody that works here will do anything to try to help you.” Under Pressure ...

Local Fraternal Order of Eagles is helping people

“We just want people to know that we are people helping people,” Eric Hoover, president of the Williamsport Fraternal ORder of Eagles #970 on Basin Street, said. The order, which was founded in 1905, has been helping local families, students, organizations and more with their finances, ...

Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak helps the elder community

What originally started in 2003 in the garage of a Williamsport home, is now a strong elder care and estate planning law firm of over ten years, supporting Williamsport and the surrounding community’s seniors at the Steinbacher, Goodall and Yurchak offices, one located at 413 Washington ...

Montgomery: ‘Growing Toward Tomorrow’

The phrase, “Growing Toward Tomorrow,” greets motorists as they enter the borough of Montgomery along the main arteries feeding into this small Lycoming County community. The slogan would seem to fit Montgomery, a municipality like so many, which tries to move forward and reach to the ...

Whitesel Stained Glass provides private classes, custom work for gifts

Since 2016, Keith Whitesel, owner and operator of Whitesel Stained Glass on Pine Street, has been repairing stained glass windows, teaching private classes and making custom stained glass pieces for sale. He even started this business in his home until he moved to the back of his Pine Street ...

Air systems service and installation take off during pandemic

HUGHESVILLE — Anchor Air System of 121 Cottage St. is a full-service, customer-friendly business, said owners Cody and Cindy Rutherford. In business now for close to two years, Cody is the full-time mechanic and service provider for air conditioning and heating products and ...

Intrada helps businesses navigate the digital world

In an ever-changing digital world, the folks at Intrada Technologies take pride in helping business navigate the sometimes murky waters of the information age. Located at 31 Ashley Manor Drive in Muncy, Intrada Technologies is an IT network management company specializing in a handful of ...

North Central Sight Services reaches out to community

North Central Sight Services Inc. has a clear mission: providing for the vital needs of the blind and visually impaired. With headquarters at 2121 Reach Road, Williamsport, the agency reaches many people throughout the region. President and CEO Brian Patchett said the organization is an ...

Lycoming Digital Copier values customer relationships

Located along Lycoming Mall Drive sits Lycoming Digital Copier Co., a full office machine supply and service business that was first part of Huffman’s Office Equipment before becoming its own entity in 2017 and continuing to share a location with James Huffman’s store. Kevin Miller, ...

Dewberry Engineers ‘invests’ in their employees

Ranked number eight in the large business category of the 2019 Best Places to Work in PA program, Dewberry Engineers Inc. continues to provide “honest and passionate” work after more than 50 years of service. “We pride ourselves on our core values,” Curtis Sanno, branch manager and ...