Solving a two-sided problem for the real estate industry

By Holly Riddle Photos by Homes2VU If you’ve ever shopped around for a new home, you’ve likely come across more than a few home listings that, unfortunately, do very little in the way of actually helping sell the property. Poorly lit, unprofessional photos of poorly staged, even sometimes messy, dirty rooms, encourage you to quickly […]


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DEI in Happy Valley: Making strides but still room to improve

By Holly Riddle  Diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI) efforts have received substantial attention over the last several years, both within and beyond the confines of private industry. According to McKinsey & Company, in 2020, the global DEI market was expected to more than double by 2026. All of these nationwide trends are reflected on a […]

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Building a high-growth, high-performance bank

By Holly Riddle  “When you talk about a real, true, community bank based in Central Pennsylvania, you can’t replicate this story,” said John “Jack” M. Infield, President of Centre 1st Bank, in a recent conversation with Happy Valley Industry. Infield, born and raised in State College, has been involved in banking for more than four […]

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Penn State funding passes with no increase in general support appropriations

By Staff Writer Last Thursday, November 17, Governor Josh Shapiro signed the approved appropriations bill to fund Penn State and other state-related universities. Despite advocacy efforts that Penn State described as its ‘best overall advocacy year ever,’ noting 35,000 advocacy actions taken throughout the budget process, the university will not see an increase in its […]

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How one local township is prioritizing business development

By Holly Riddle  Anthony Fragola is a College Township Council Member and a local entrepreneur. The owner of Fibrenew Alleghenies has served the Happy Valley community in some capacity for nearly two decades. Fragola told us there’s ample opportunity for business growth in the area, with opportunities for both existing companies that want to move to […]

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How a new-to-Happy Valley company is helping to conserve water with big benefits to businesses and the environment

By Holly Riddle  Fluid Conservation Systems (FCS) is a 40-year-old company that specializes in leak detection; it recently relocated to Happy Valley and is the latest player on the area’s sensor scene. FCS got its start when it invented and filed the first U.S. patent for the leak correlator that it still offers today; and […]

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Mount Nittany Health's investment in community, growth and innovation

By Nikki Ciecierski Patient Tower In the heart of Happy Valley, Mount Nittany Health stands as a pillar of unwavering commitment to the well-being of the community it has served for over a century. With a vision firmly rooted in serving the community's evolving healthcare needs, Mount Nittany Health is making generational investments by constructing […]

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