The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


  • Job levels stall in May after rebounding in April

    Following a comparatively slow start through the first quarter, the job level locally rebounded in April, rising by 900 to 58,500. However, in a somewhat unexpected move, this positive job change stalled in May, holding the current (unadjusted) job total at the previous month’s level.

    July 1, 2014

  • DAVID M. MASTOVICH | How do you like your hot dog? Ketchup, mustard and messaging

    Americans will eat more than 7 billion hot dogs from Memorial Day through Labor Day, 150 million on the Fourth of July holiday alone. If you have one, do you top it with ketchup or mustard?

    June 28, 2014

  • Business people 6/29/2014

    June 28, 2014

  • Get to know your numbers

    Anyone who longs for the “good old days” probably doesn’t own a small business. Given the variety of powerful, easy-to-use accounting software products available today, it’s difficult to imagine wanting to keep records and prepare financial statements by hand.

    June 28, 2014

  • THOMAS YOUNG | Reverse mortgage: What’s the deal?

    If you are a TV watcher, you must have seen the TV ads for reverse mortgages, particularly the one done by the former U.S. senator and movie actor, Fred Thompson, for the American Advisors Group. So what’s all the excitement about?

    June 28, 2014

  • CTC absolved of wrongdoing as federal investigation ends

    The multi-year investigation into Johnstown-based Concurrent Technologies Corporation has ended, according to an official press release from the company.
    The company was cleared of any wrongdoing, the release states, and David Hickton, U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has closed the case.

    June 6, 2014

  • Seasonal hiring stimulates job growth

     It is no secret that the Johnstown area economy did not do well through the first quarter.

    May 28, 2014

  • EBay asks users to change their passwords after cyber-attack

    EBay, operator of the online auction site, asked users to change their passwords after a cyber-attack exposed a database with login information and data such as birthdays and phone numbers.

    May 22, 2014

  • twitter.jpg Twitter said to be discussing music deals including SoundCloud

    Twitter is in early discussions to acquire or partner with music-related startups to rev up user growth, according to people with knowledge of the talks. One company Twitter is considering buying is SoundCloud, a Berlin-based startup that lets people share music, according to one of the people who asked not to be named because the information is private.

    May 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • Cashing in on pot market proves a pipe dream for traditional pharmacies

    Americans seeking medical marijuana for anything from pain to seizures must turn to a patchwork of small startups for help as U.S. laws keep traditional pharmacies out of a market that may exceed $6 billion by 2019.

    May 15, 2014


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