The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


May 4, 2013

Business people: RE/MAX ranked in top producers

— Agents with RE/MAX Team, REALTORS ranked among the top producers in the RE/MAX Pennsylvania-Delaware Region for 2012. The agents and staff were recognized for giving back to the community, with contributions to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals topping $45,000 since 2006.

The following were named as outstanding agents:

Bob Colvin, associate broker, and Jeff Nider achieved the Platinum Award.

Donald Colvin, Lindsey Colvin and Gerard Murphy achieved the 100 percent Club Award.  

Bob Colvin and his team, Don Colvin, Jeff Nider, Lindsey Colvin, Beth Colvin and Toni Skone were named top team

for total closed transactions in Pennsylvania, closing 248 sides.

Murphy was named top individual for the office, closing 51 sides.  

RE/MAX Team, REALTORS partici-pates in the Miracle Home


Ophthalmic Associates open at new location

Ophthalmic Associates has opened its newest location at 215 Georgian Place, Somerset. Dr. Erik B. Mauzy will practice at the new location.

Since 1905, Ophthalmic Associates has grown to become an innovative provider of comprehensive ophthalmic care for the children and adults of Cambria, Somerset and Bedford counties.

Mauzy, a graduate of North Star High School, Boswell, is a 1996 graduate of Shippensburg University. In 2000, he earned a doctor of optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia.

Residency trained in ocular disease and hospital-based optometry from the Wilmington VAMC in Delaware, Mauzy is one of the only residency-trained optometrists in the region.  

Prior to joining Ophthalmic Associates, he practiced for 11 years with Vittone Eye Associates in Somerset and Johnstown.

UPJ instructor receives award

Stanley Pisarski, an instructor of electrical engineering technology, has received the 2013 President’s Award for Teaching Excellence at Pitt-Johnstown.

In being selected for the award, Pisarski was commended for his efforts to involve his students in real world projects. Working as an engineer has allowed him to draw from real world experiences and bring them into his classroom.

Pisarski believes in educating through effective problem-solving, helping to prepare students for success in the real world.

During the course of his career, Pisarski has been a member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Association Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).

Pisarski, a native of Portage, is a graduate of Pitt-Johnstown with a degree in electrical engineering technology.

He earned a master’s degree in manufacturing systems engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and is a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania.

Pisarski began his career at Pitt-Johnstown in 1980.

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