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The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society accredited by PANO

HARRISBURG, PA — The Foundation of the Pennsylvania Medical Society is a recipient of the Pennsylvania Association of Nonprofit Organizations’ Seal of Excellence for successfully completing the rigorous Standards for Excellence accreditat More...

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Northwest names Taroli vice president

LANCASTER, PA — William Taroli has been named vice president, commercial relationship manager of Northwest Bank.  More...

Lycoming College welcomes new board members

WILLIAMSPORT, PA – Lycoming College is pleased to welcome six new members to the board of trustees who will help ensure the college continues to provide a distinguished liberal arts education that prepares students for careers of significance a More...

Susquehanna University president to conclude service in 2017

SELINSGROVE, PA - Susquehanna University President L. Jay Lemons announced Monday, Feb. 29, that he plans to conclude his service as the institution’s 14th president on June 30, 2017, at the end of his current contract. More...

Humanities departments still adapting to push for STEM

English writing and language skills are highly valued in the American workforce. Despite this, a large number of students are deciding to focus on majors well outside of the humanities.  More...

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A level playing field

While training dollars are tight, Central PA employers have enough confidence in the economy to hire new workers

The Commonwealth is divided into 22 workforce regions, and each region is overseen by a local workforce development board whose members are appointed by county commissioners. More...

Job seekers with criminal records get second chance with new law

There has been a lot of buzz recently about “ban the box” initiatives prohibiting employers from asking job applicants about their criminal records. More...

Unpacking the new job numbers

More jobs and less job seekers creates more questions than answers

The national and state unemployment rates coming out of Washington D.C. More...

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As of the 2010 census, Northumberland County had a population of 94,528, a civilian labor force of 43,700, a 5.1 percent unemployment rate and an average weekly wage of $694. More...

Opportunities and hard work define Central PA

The combined region of Snyder, Union and Northumberland counties make up the heart of Central Pennsylvania.  To gauge the health of the heart of the commonwealth, Pennsylvania Business Central spoke to Bruce Smith, president and CEO of the Centr More...

Where to grow your business


Bucknell Small Business Development Center  More...

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