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2014-01-10 16:21:30

JOHNSTOWN, Pa. and ALTOONA, Pa., Jan. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sinclair Broadcast Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: SBGI) announced that James Doty has been named General Manager of WJAC-TV (NBC 6) in the Johnstown/Altoona, Pennsylvania market. The announcement was made by Steve Pruett, Co-Chief Operating Officer of Sinclair's television group. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100119/PH39783LOGO ) In making the announcement, Mr. Pruett said, "We are pleased to have Jim join the team...

2013-12-30 08:22:45

ALTOONA, Pa., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following is a statement from Sheetz Convenience Restaurants on the issue of Act 89 of 2013 and its impact on Pennsylvania road improvements: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061212/CLTU039LOGO) The lack of funding available for repairs on Pennsylvania roads and bridges has taken a significant toll on PA drivers, including our customers, our employees and the many trucks that serve our 464 stores throughout the Commonwealth...

2013-08-23 23:01:14

101 Mobility's corporately owned location in Altoona, Pennsylvania is now offering a full range of mobility equipment and installation services to families and businesses across Blair County. Altoona, PA (PRWEB) August 23, 2013 101 Mobility corporate locations are spreading like wildfire—and they’re not stopping anytime soon. The local provider of accessibility equipment has taken a stronghold in Altoona with its recent expansion into retail. As an approved contracted FSS supplier...

2013-06-17 08:30:59

Plan Shows Strong Commitment to Support Southern Markets ALTOONA, Pa., June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Samet Corporation and Sheetz®, Inc. have partnered on the construction of a 250,000 square-foot distribution and production facility in Burlington, NC. Sheetz recently selected Samet as the contractor in charge of construction management for the $32.8 M center that is a cornerstone of expansion plans for the Convenience Restaurant Chain. (Logo:...

2013-06-02 08:20:05

ALTOONA, Pa., June 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Former Dallas Cowboys running back, Emmitt Smith and NFL Hall of Famer Dick Butkus are among the names that headline the 15(th) Annual Sheetz Family Charities "For the Kidz" Golf Classic being held at Kingsmill Resort in Williamsburg, VA Monday, June 3. Also playing in the event for charity are Motley Crue rocker Vince Neil, Atlanta Braves David Justice, Charlotte Hornets Larry Johnson, Washington Redskins Mark Brunell, Pittsburgh Steelers Jack Ham,...

Data Center Coming To Iowa Could Have Facebook's Name On It
2013-04-22 14:18:34

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Rumors have surfaced that Facebook is the company behind "Project Catapult," a data center facility to be built in Iowa. The site for a data center was rumored to be commissioned by a handful of companies including Facebook and Apple, according to CNET. The cost on the 1.4-million-square-foot site in Altoona, Iowa is reported to be $1.5 billion. However VentureBeat reports that the site will be built in two stages, each costing...

2013-03-21 12:32:40

HARRISBURG, Pa., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Secretary C. Alan Walker announced today the award of a $519,000 Municipalities Financial Recovery Act Grant to Altoona to support the implementation of new technologies that will help the city implement its financial recovery plan. "This grant will promote fiscal accountability in Altoona through the implementation of new technologies and upgrades," Walker said. "The continued...

2013-02-14 08:23:48

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz Convenience Restaurants will open its 50(th) North Carolina store this morning in Wake Forest at 1895 South Franklin Street. Executive Vice President Louie Sheetz will cut the ribbon together with the new store team, town and county officials at an 11:00 a.m. grand opening celebration. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061212/CLTU039LOGO) The retailer entered North Carolina almost 10 years ago with the plan to develop a...

2012-12-25 05:02:55

Pittsburgh based real estate investors club, to raise money for the niece of a club member hit by a horrific tragedy. Brandy Etchison lost her three year old son and everything that she owned to an arson earlier this year. The membership of the Western PA Real Estate Investor´s Association have dedicated this holiday season to raising money to help the family. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 24, 2012 The Western PA Real Estate Investors Association is working to bring attention to a...

2012-11-27 12:30:12

CLAYSBURG, Pa., Nov. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz will hold a grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting ceremony at its new employee health and wellness center on November 28, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. The Sheetz Center for Shwellness is located beside the Sheetz Distribution Center in Claysburg, Pennsylvania. It is the first LEED certified building in Blair County. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20061212/CLTU039LOGO ) On the forefront of trends in company health...