Bits of Business | Home Instead Senior Care hiring

May 3, 2014 

A State College area senior care company announced earlier this spring that it aims to add more than 100 new employees within the year.

A report from Home Instead Senior Care said this addition is in response to the growing senior population and need for senior caregivers.

“We’re looking for compassionate and caring individuals who enjoy helping others,” said owner Ron Krasnansky. “Working to improve lives of families in our communities can be very satisfying.”

Home Instead Senior Care, 2330 Commercial Blvd., serves residents in Bedford, Centre, Clearfield, Fulton, Huntingdon, Juniata and Mifflin counties.

For more information, visit www.homeinstead.com.

Local repair business expanding

Mull Information Systems opened in October at 242 S. Fraser St., but is looking to expand the business.

Owner Coty Mull, 24, said his technology repair business currently fixes items such as televisions, phones, tablets and more. The company is also Apple certified, and is currently in the process of working with Samsung and LG to be an authorized repair center for those tech products as well.

Mull Information Systems is open 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday, and available by appointment on Saturdays.

For more information, visit www.mullinformationsystems. com or contact 325-9916.

Local filmmaker’s work

now online

A State College man turned his interest in the “Buffalo wing” into a documentary that is now available on iTunes, Hulu, Amazon, Google, Xbox Video, PlayStation and Vudu.

Eric Brouse’s documentary, “The Great Chicken Wing Hunt,” tells the story of where the tasty snack originated in the chicken wing’s 50th anniversary and follows a group of wing enthusiasts.

According to a press release, Brouse and his film crew traveled to western New York and visited the Anchor Bar in Buffalo, N.Y., which claims the title of the hot-wing originator in March 1964.

In total, the crew also stopped at 72 bars and restaurants, traveled 2,627 miles and tried 270 types of wings in 16 days.

“Working on this film gave me a chance to learn about a subculture I never knew existed — hot wing fanatics,” Brouse said. “The history of the Buffalo wing is pretty amazing.”

The documentary was released in select theaters in January.

Brouse, 27, is a State College Area High School graduate and studied film at Penn State.

Internal medicine practice relocates

Mount Nittany Physicians Groups internal medicine practice moved to a new location last month.

Formerly located on University Drive, it can now be found at 1700 Old Gatesburg Road at Mount Nittany Health’s Blue Course Drive facility.

According to information from the physicians group, the new office features 12 exam rooms, more parking and new décor. Patients also have access to X-ray, ultrasound, MRI and lab services all in the same building.

For more information or to make an appointment, call 237-3122.

Britney Milazzo can be reached at 231-4648. Follow her on Twitter at @M11azzo.

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