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2014-04-19 00:20:27

US Green Building Council's (USGBC) Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) to Present Sheetz with Gold Certification as Part of Earth Day Celebration ALTOONA, Pa., April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheetz, Inc. will formally accept the gold certification (second-highest level attainable) from the USGBC's LEED program for the environmentally responsible design of its Sheetz Center for Shwellness in Claysburg, Pennsylvania, at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, April 22, kicking off a daylong...

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...

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...

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...


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