The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


  • UPMC Altoona nurses plan one-day strike

    Nurses at UPMC Altoona will stage a one-day strike on Feb. 11, the union announced Tuesday.

    January 28, 2014

  • Ollie's discount chain expanding

    A Pennsylvania-based outlet chain is planning a distribution and retail expansion in Georgia and throughout the Southeast, Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal announced Wednesday.

    January 23, 2014

  • Money-100s.jpg Study: Money is addictive

    There's a fundamental principle in economics that applies to food, clothing and even all those shiny tech gadgets that start with the letter "i": The more of them we have, the less we value them. But that may not be true when it comes to money. 

    January 21, 2014 1 Photo

  • news_google.jpg Google outspends top five rivals combined in move beyond Web ads

    Google, drawing from its $56.5 billion cash pool, is spending more money than five of its biggest U.S. competitors combined to buy into new markets as growth in Web advertising slows.

    January 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • FTC Apple Settlement.jpg A big bite of the Apple: Company agrees to refund $32.5M for kids’ purchases

    Plenty of parents have been there – handing over the iPhone or iPad to a child while waiting in the doctor’s office, standing in line at Starbucks or sitting in the car for a long road trip with the family. The youngster is playing a game on a fun mobile app and then hands you the phone saying he needs your password. Next thing you know, there’s a charge on your credit card from Apple.

    January 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • hollern Auto dealer on the move

    Five years ago, the Hollern family’s auto business was at a crossroads.
    Like hundreds of other Dodge dealers across the nation, they received a letter from the parent company telling them their franchise was getting pulled.

    January 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • young professional Somerset attorney opens own practice

    Successful lawyers make their living by asking the smart questions.
    But 26-year-old attorney Megan Will said she got where she is now by fearlessly asking the dumb questions – questions such as: “How do I get a business line for my phone?” or  “How do I get paid for a case?”
    Then again, most 20-something law graduates don’t open their own law office immediately after passing the state bar exam.

    January 11, 2014 1 Photo

  • Deducting home office expenses

    Beginning with the 2013 tax return that you’ll file this spring, the IRS has approved a new “simplified” method for deducting home office expenses. Granted, the new method is much faster and easier to use. But is the convenience worth it?

    January 11, 2014

  • Ebb tide arrives for surf-inspired clothing retailer

    A surf-inspired clothing chain is riding its final wave here.

    January 9, 2014

  • A taste of Philly coming to Richland

    A new Galleria mall sandwich shop is offering some of Philly’s flavor.

    January 9, 2014


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