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  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:59:00 -0400

    Directors approve plans for reopening schools

    The Purchase Line school board approved a health and safety plan for the reopening of the school this fall at a special meeting held Monday.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:39:00 -0400

    Gazette Photos: Blueberry patch open for picking

    Diana Metzger, of Indiana, braved the heat Monday afternoon to pick blueberries at Stutzman Farms along Route 422 in Penn Run.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 09:39:00 -0400

    Kanye West? The Girl Scouts? Hedge funds? All got PPP loans

    WASHINGTON — The government's small business lending program has benefited millions of companies, with the goal of minimizing the number of layoffs Americans have suffered in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Yet the recipients include many you probably wouldn't…
  • Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:59:00 -0400

    Endowment program a well-kept secret

    It is a legacy that has long outlived its benefactor, particularly in the rural towns and villages of northern Indiana County.
  • Mon, 06 Jul 2020 09:54:00 -0400

    Lions, others donate toward renovations

    MARION CENTER — The Marion Center Area Lions Club and two individuals donated $3,646 Friday toward the cost of heating and air conditioning systems for the community park building.
  • Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:59:00 -0400

    Cancellations of festivals, fairs mounting locally

    For many in our area, summer is marked by attending festivals and fairs. Local celebrations are long-standing traditions, many of which go back for generations. But, like all aspects of life in the time of coronavirus, these events have taken…
  • Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:54:00 -0400

    Prolonged heat wave arrives locally

    While July is the new April in some respects in this already unusual year — such as the July 15 deadline for income tax returns, delayed this year only because of COVID-19 — meteorologists say the weather is not an…
  • Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:54:00 -0400

    Hilltop adopts struggling Blairsville church

    BLAIRSVILLE — Times were dim last summer when the last full-time, permanent pastor left First Baptist Church of Blairsville for an assignment out of state.
  • Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:49:00 -0400

    FCB earns savings award

    First Commonwealth Bank is one of just 12 financial institutions to receive the 2020 Designation of Savings Excellence Award from the Consumer Federation of America.
  • Sun, 05 Jul 2020 00:49:00 -0400

    Quota installs new officers, members

    Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc. officially initiated a new member and installed new and continuing officers at its June meeting.
  • PA Business Central

  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    The Virtual World of Post-Pandemic America

    “9/11 changed everything,” was a phrase attributed to President George W. Bush after the terrorist attacks on the U.S. in 2001. Commercial air traffic was grounded, no-fly zones around NYC and other major cities were instituted, secu­rity checks began at airports, and federal air marshals became ubiquitous on com­mercial flights. Without the airlines, companies began holding teleconferences. After the travel […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Penn State SBDC Will Now Serve Centre, Clinton, Lycoming and Mifflin Counties

    UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. – In January, a plan culminated to combine the Lock Ha­ven University Small Business Develop­ment Center with the Penn State Univer­sity Small Business Development Center (SBDC). The new larger organization, Penn State SBDC, will serve Centre, Clin­ton, Lycoming and Mifflin counties. Penn State SBDC will provide sup­port for small businesses at four office locations: a central office, […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    COVID-19: Testing the Limits of Hospitals

    The chief strategy in preventing pan­demics is to test everyone within a country or region who is symptomatic, and if found positive, quarantine them to prevent community spread, which could overwhelm the capacity of local hospitals and health care providers. As of March 18, only 6,563 Americans had been tested for the novel coronavirus. After COVID-19 hit South Korea, the […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    4 Tips on Working From Home During the Coronavirus Outbreak

    (AP) The option to work from home is usually thought of as a perk, some­thing that companies dangle to attract talented workers who dislike the daily commute. But with rising concerns about COVID-19, the respiratory dis­ease caused by the novel coronavirus, more companies are telling employees to telework to prevent possible infec­tions from spreading in the workplace. “Over the last […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Coronavirus and the Impact on Gas and LNG

    (AP) As with all commodities, the impact of the novel coronavirus (2019- nCoV) on Chinese gas demand will de­pend on both the severity and length of time required to contain the outbreak. Estimated gas demand loss in China had reached 2 billion cubic metres (bcm) by the end of the first week in February, with more than half of this […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Monaca Cracker Plant Another Link in Proposed “Petrochemical Corridor”

    The enormous Royal Dutch Shell pet­rochemical complex taking shape along the Ohio River in Monaca, Pa., is a mam­moth undertaking. Sprawled across the 386-acre site in Beaver County are multiple buildings from one-level units to structures several stories high – and construction cranes that reach into the sky. On the ground are 7,500 workers daily – 1,000 on the night […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    There’s a New “Coal” Coming to Appalachia – PLASTICS

    On March 4-6, the Ohio Oil and Gas As­sociation held its 73rd annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio. The event brought togeth­er top state and national industry leaders who discussed important issues facing the Ohio oil and gas industry, including the oversupply of natural gas that caused gas prices to plummet. “We had a great attendance, over 700 people, and in […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Pennsylvania Well Report February 1 – March 27, 2020

  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Pennsylvania Natural Gas Industry Ready For Electoral Challenges

    (AP) After years of ideologues and elites using the natural gas industry as a punch­ing bag for politics and climate change activ­ism, Nick DeIuliis, the CEO of CNX Resources, one of the largest nat­ural gas producers in Western Pennsylvania, has had enough. He had decided to speak out because he was tired of the natural gas and manufacturing industries being […]
  • Fri, 27 Mar 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Appalachian Pipelines: Reversing the Flow of Natural Gas

    Like bemouth snakes, 30-inch diameter natural gas pipelines are now winding their way underground throughout the Appalachian Basin, resulting in in­creased supplies of natural gas being transported to the Eastern Midwest and eventually into New England and into the South Central region, which includes the Gulf Coast states and Texas. Before the Appalachian shale boom, natural gas supplies to the […]
  • Pittsburgh Business News

  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 23:24:06 +0000

    First look: Q Development finishes historic apartment renovation of Homestead Masonic Hall Lofts

    Q Development invests to restore Homestead building.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:44:57 +0000

    Bogen signals new order may allow outdoor dining

    "I'm considering modifying the event limits and restrictions on outdoor food and beverage service at restaurants," Bogen said. "I leave this open to change depending on our cases and other metrics we consider to use to make these decisions."
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 21:43:41 +0000

    Why Supreme Court ruling is good news for Mountain Valley Pipeline

    There's no doubt that Sunday and Monday brought a mixed bag of news for the pipeline and natural gas industry. But it seemed to turn positive for Mountain Valley Pipeline.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 20:01:03 +0000

    State to impose restaurant restrictions on local counties to stem Covid-19

    State health officials are expected to impose restrictions on in-person dining in restaurants and bars outside in five Pittsburgh-area counties including Washington and Beaver beginning Thursday. The move comes after a sharp increase in Covid-19 cases in recent weeks, not only in Allegheny County, but now also the counties surrounding it. Health Department Secretary Rachel Levine spoke with commissioners Tuesday in Beaver, Butler, Washington and Westmoreland counties and she informed them of the…
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:47:32 +0000

    Exclusive: Health secretary in calls with officials in several local counties

    The Pennsylvania Health Department is talking to elected officials in five counties surrounding Pittsburgh to discuss a rising increase in Covid-19 cases, the Business Times has learned. "In counties that are experiencing increases, the department is doing an in-depth look at those counties and doing direct outreach to the county leadership to discuss the data," Department of Health spokesman Nate Wardle told the Business Times on Tuesday afternoon. "This includes five calls the secretary has scheduled…
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:40:26 +0000

    Here we go again — PPP restarts without past frenzy

    SBA's top executive in Pittsburgh urges small business owners not to delay applying.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:22:20 +0000

    Allegheny County Health Department hosting free food safety webinars for owners of restaurants, bars

    The Allegheny County Health Department announced it is hosting free webinars for restaurant and bar owners to learn more about how to operate their businesses safely during the Covid-19 pandemic. As part if its Food Safety Program, the health department will hold hour-long events throughout the month that will feature information on the latest orders and regulations concerning the food and hospitality industry. A question and answer session will also be held as part of the webinar. Last week, Allegheny…
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:19:51 +0000

    Millions in PPP loans awarded to Pittsburgh's largest law firms

    Loans ranged from $1M to $10M, according to newly released SBA data.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 18:10:29 +0000

    Oxford CEO on selling the land under 3 Crossings: You would never have had this 5 or 10 years ago

    Oxford CEO Steve Guy on what his company's land sale of 3 Crossings says about the Strip District market and what motivated them to pursue it.
  • Tue, 07 Jul 2020 17:34:54 +0000

    Major Pittsburgh employer plans to keep some of its employees working remotely permanently

    UPMC Health Plan talks about why it's taking a deliberate, conservative approach to the transition back.
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