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The Chamber Connection

‘Hamptonality’ sets Hampton Inns apart

Downtown and Faxon exit Hampton Inns have strong “Hamptonality,” by providing a “friendly, authentic, caring and thoughtful service” according to Madge Guiser, area director of hotel operations. She said that “Hamptonality” was a term created by the Hampton brand, acquired by ...

PNC Bank is community oriented

PNC Bank, located both on West Fourth Street and inside the Giant store on East Third Street, is heavily involved in the Williamsport community and not just by their depository, lending, wealth management, investment and financial planning services. “Many of our employees who work in the ...

Paulhamus Diesel Performance is ‘constantly evolving’

JERSEY SHORE — Paulhamus Diesel Performance, located at 2007 Dennison Drive in Jersey Shore, works to service any large or small vehicle or diesel truck for business, municipality or family needs. Dan Paulhamus, owner and founder, started the business over eight years ago after being in ...

Susquehanna Mills Co., produces cooking oil on a local, regional level

MUNCY — Susquehanna Mills Co., located at 349 Village Road, started out as a biodiesel company in the early 2000s, making fuel out of waste cooking oil, and is now a regional cooking oil company that services a number of universities and restaurants with a cooking oil recycling program, as ...

‘Marble and Granite’ continuing full slate of projects

A co-owner of Susquehanna Marble and Granite cut under the surface of the business to offer readers a view at what makes the Montoursville business stand out. Marble and Granite, owned by the Spangler family, specializes in providing countertops for residential kitchens and bathrooms. ...

Transitional Living Center continues to help women

Since 1987, the Transitional Living Center has been providing about 300 women a year with a place to live and services to help them re-enter society following their incarceration. “We provide our residents with supervision and assistance,” said Nicole Miller, director of the program. ...

Rideshare service keeps greater area travellers safe

Formed in July of 2019 a group of approximately 30 Uber and Lyft rideshare drivers in the greater Williamsport area joined together to create the Greater Williamsport Area Rideshare Drivers’ Association to ensure the best and quality rides for citizens who need them for any type of ...

Full speed ahead for Maseto’s Deli & Six Pack

Lisa Lusk had no sooner purchased and assumed control of Maseto’s Deli & Six Pack when the COVID-19 pandemic began, forcing the closure of restaurants and other businesses. She could have given up, but instead put her head down and decided she was going to get through a rocky time as ...

Malee Law Firm helps people plan ahead

Malee Law Firm can help solidify legal situations after the fact, but Jim Malee believes in looking ahead. Malee Law Firm, located at 310 E. Third St., Williamsport, focuses on estate planning, elder law, estate administration, elder care and orphan-courts. Nobody should neglect legal ...

Faxon Cleaners serves region since 1920s

For almost 100 years, the Eck family has been serving the Williamsport area’s dry cleaning needs. Passed from generation to generation, the business began in 1927 with the current owner’s great-grandfather on Park Avenue and is now owned by Michael Eck, who took over the business in 2019 ...

One Focus is all about property management

One Focus Property Management is the kind of business much needed in Williamsport and the surrounding area. “We do residential business management for real estate investors,’’ Jennifer Ruelens, a broker and co-founder of the company, said. Nineteen people, including Jennifer’s ...

Paris Healthcare Linen Services helps during pandemic

What started as a dry-cleaning business over 100 years ago by Mr. August Paris, is now a Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council accredited and Hygienically Clean certified business with three production plants. “We’ve grown exponentially,” Stephanie Spotts, human resources and ...

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 ...