News

February 15, 2016
Planning has begun for the 2016 HCBI Annual Meeting and Awards Gala!   Staff is currently accepting award nominations for the Reinvention Award, Business Adventure Award, and Project of the Year Award.  All nomination forms are due no... [Read More]
February 11, 2016
Mr. Barry Surma has been named the Director of the Small Business Development Center (SBDC) at Saint Francis University. Mr. Surma has more than 30 years of experience in economic development, most recently at the Altoona-Blair County Development (... [Read More]
February 8, 2016
Good news came for two local municipalities in the form of a press release issued by the state Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Monday.   DCED development secretary Dennis Davin announced the approval of $1,306,000... [Read More]
February 8, 2016
Check out the attached link to see what happened in 2015! http://conta.cc/1OUTOCy With 2016 firmly underway, Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) is reflecting on 2015 and looking forward to the new year. “The good news is, when I... [Read More]
January 29, 2016
The board of directors of Huntingdon County Business and Industry (HCBI) heard updates from its committee chairs during its monthly meeting Monday.   For the membership committee, chair Tracey Cook updated the board on the 2016 investment... [Read More]
January 29, 2016
A new company may soon begin to occupy the former FCI USA Inc. building in the Riverview Business Center in Shirley Township.   Greg Larson, a local architect for Pittsburgh, Kansas, based Jake’s Fireworks, spoke for the company... [Read More]
January 27, 2016
Huntingdon County’s employment rate dipped from September to October, bringing it to its lowest point since June 2008. The county’s jobless rate fell to 6.2 percent in October from 6.8 percent in September. The rate was 6.8 percent in... [Read More]
January 27, 2016
By April Feagley Daily News Staff Writer   Huntingdon County Commissioner elect Scott Walls was welcomed as a visitor at the monthly meeting of the Huntingdon County Planning Commission Thursday night. County... [Read More]
January 27, 2016
The board of directors of the Petersburg Community Development Association (PCDA) has announced a gift of $500 from Clearfield Bank and Trust Co. of Huntingdon in support of its 2015-2016 Christmas Lights Restoration Initiative in... [Read More]
January 27, 2016
The Huntingdon branch of First National Bank recently made a donation of $4,600 to help fund Juniata College’s Science inMotion program. Accepting the donation are, from the left, Lauren Bowen, provost at Juniata College;... [Read More]