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Project manager joins Skelly and Loy

PORT MATILDA, PA - Skelly and Loy recently hired environmental project manager Jason T. McCabe to provide environmental and geotechnical engineering services, environmental site assessments, and stormwater management and remediation consulting. More...

FirstEnergy Corp. will build a coal waste processing facility

SHIPPINGPORT, PA - Savings from a cost-cutting plan, which was more successful than projected, will help fund the project for Pennsylvania’s largest electricity plant in Shippingport, CEO Charles E. More...

Constitution pipeline re-routed to avoid fragile N.Y. forest

ALBANY, NY (AP) — A section of the 124-mile route of the planned Constitution Pipeline has been redrawn to avoid a 1,000-acre private forest with fragile wetlands.  More...

Business

Industry Lists

Our helpful lists are entirely reader provided and are distributed to businesses and public locations across our 24-county coverage area. More...

Community (County Spotlight)

SUSQUEHANNA COUNTY SPOTLIGHT

Susquehanna County was created on February 21, 1810, from part of Luzerne County and later organized in 1812. It is named for the Susquehanna River, which was named after the Susquehannock Native Americans.  More...

Recognizing the “incredible potential for business and industry in Susquehanna County”

With 1,079 active natural gas wells garnering $6, 133, 629 in impact fees, Susquehanna County is a region deeply connected to natural gas drilling.  More...

People

Altoona podiatrist selected as editorial committee member

ALTOONA, PA — Harry Penny, D.P.M., of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Altoona Blair Medical Associates Podiatry has been selected as one of four members of the Academy of Physicians in Wound Healing-Journal of Wound Care editorial commi More...

Shaner elected to advisory board for Red Cross blood region

WILLIAMSPORT, PA - Carl L. Shaner, director of College Health Services at Pennsylvania College of Technology, has been elected to a three-year term on the Northeastern Pennsylvania Red Cross Blood Region Advisory Board.  More...

Beaver named president of Carriage House Insurance Agency Inc.

HUNTINGDON, PA - Cliff B. Beaver has been named president of Carriage House Insurance Agency Inc., Huntingdon, an independent insurance agency serving Central Pennsylvania.  More...

New carbon regulations are tough on coal, get us on the right path

HARRISBURG, PA - President Obama and EPA administrator Gina McCarthy released the final Clean Power Plan in an effort to further reduce America’s contribution to climate change on Aug. 3.  More...

News

Cumberland Township in Greene County tops list of municipal impact fees

CARMICHAELS, PA - Marcellus shale gas put the 39-square-mile Cumberland Township in Greene County back on the map. For the second time since Act 13 was passed in 2012, the township became the top municipality for impact fees in Pennsylvania.  More...

Impact fees round IV

A southwestern county takes the top spot for the first time, with impact fees falling slightly from last year

The impact fees gathered from Marcellus gas drillers from last year’s production amounted to approximately $223.5 million, about $2 million less than last year. More...

Shell plant construction progresses smoothly, awaits approval

MONACA, PA - Progress has been steady for the construction of the Royal Dutch Shell ethane cracker plant since it was proposed in 2012.  More...

Business Briefs

Geisinger Health System receives Platinum Award

DANVILLE, PA - Geisinger Health System has received the Platinum Award from the National Business Group on Health for its ongoing commitment to promoting healthy work environments and encouraging workers to live healthier lifestyles.  More...

Three hospitals have been cleared to work collaboratively

INDIANA, PA - The Pennsylvania State Attorney General’s office announced it had no objections with the proposed affiliation of the Pennsylvania Mountains Care Network by Clarion Hospital, Indiana Regional Medical Center, and Punxsutawney Area H More...

McQuaide Blasko announces new positions

STATE COLLEGE, PA - The McQuaide Blasko Law Firm is pleased to announce two new positions at the firm. Effective July 1, 2015, Thomas Miller, who has been with the firm for 8 years, has been named the firm’s Chief Operating Officer. More...

For the Record

DEEDS

L=LENDER

BEDFORD Shawn A. Claar L: Glenn Wentzel $23,000.00 Judy I. Chaffee L: Fannie Mae $84,000.00 Daniel Oberman L: Donald W. Pepple $28,000.00 Brenda Malone L: Deloris Jean Lichvar $47,000.00 More...

REAL ESTATE

S=SELLER

CENTRE Jeffrey Osborne Etal S: Edward W. Temple Estate Etal $171,500.00 Jing Nie Etal S: Paul Lynch $236,000.00 Patrick Daniels S: Fred E. Dailey II Etal $1.00 More...

JUDGMENTS

P=PLAINTIFF

CENTRE Gail Fye EtalP: Mountain Top Area Municipal Authority $987.47 Ronald Shultz, Jr. P: Centre County Probation $961.77 Benficial CDCP: Spring-Benner Walker Joint Authority $156.17 More...

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