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March DEP well permits report

There were 99 drilling permits issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection in the Marcellus Business Central coverage area in the month of March. More...

Shale Gas Innovation Contest finalists named

STATE COLLEGE, PA - The Shale Gas Innovation & Commercialization Center recently announced the finalists of this year’s Shale Gas Innovation Contest.  More...

$45 million pipeline expansion project proposed by West Virginia distribution company

CHARLESTON, W.VA. – A natural gas pipeline that will run from Pennsylvania to Martinsburg, W.Va. has been proposed by West Virginia’s largest natural gas distribution company, Mountaineer Gas Company.  More...

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High-speed internet project benefits Mifflin County Solid Waste Authority

LEWISTOWN, PA - A high-speed internet project, made possible by a state grant and SEDA-Council of Governments’ assistance, will result in controlled recurring costs for the Mifflin County Solid Waste Authority and other efficiencies which benef More...

Renovations approved for Pitt-Johnstown’s college park apartments

JOHNSTOWN, PA – The $6.5 million renovation of the Pitt-Johnstown College Park Apartments was among the projects approved by the Property and Facilities Committee of the University of Pittsburgh’s board of trustees on March 30, 2016.  More...

Sensor Networks receives funding from Ben Franklin Technology Partners

STATE COLLEGE, PA – Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central & Northern PA recently awarded an investment totaling $300,000 to Sensor Networks Inc. in Boalsburg.  More...

News

Central PA industrial park continues to invest through slowdown

In 2011, with the Marcellus shale boom in full swing, two Lycoming County-based real estate developers, Brent M. More...

Final recommendations by pipeline task force await action

In April, Governor Wolf was scheduled to comment on his pipeline task force’s final report, which was released in February, and talk about what he plans to do with the recommendations, but the governor’s office was unable to confirm a dat More...

Solar farm developers target New York with lease offers

ALBANY, NY (AP) — Less than a year after New York banned fracking, dashing the hopes of farmers who had hoped to reap royalties from natural gas leases, the commercial solar industry is courting landowners for energy production.  More...

Community (County Spotlight)

How Beaver County will “leverage and align its resources” for future success.

SPOTLIGHT ON: BEAVER COUNTY

Despite the fact that only 30 active wells are operating in Beaver County, the region has taken center stage in Marcellus shale conversation since Shell decided to build a new ethane cracker plant in Monaca.  Beaver County was created in 1800 fr More...

For the Record

FOR THE RECORD

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People

Brad Lawton elected 2016 chairman of Central PA Chamber board of directors

MILTON, PA – Brad Lawton, president of Lawton Insurance Agency, Lewisburg and Mifflinburg, was elected as chairman of the Central PA Chamber board of directors for 2016.  More...

J.C. Blair Welcomes Urology Group

HUNTINGDON, PA – J.C. Blair Memorial Hospital’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of urologists George B. Boline, Jr. M.D., F.A.C.S., Frank C. D’Amico, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Peter J. Tucker, M.D. More...

John P. Furia, MD, named deputy Editor of international journal

LEWISBURG, PA - John P. Furia, MD, Orthopaedic Surgeon at SUN Orthopaedics of Evangelical, was recently named as deputy editor for the Journal of Orthopaedic Surgeon and Research. More...

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