• July 31, 2020

    Indiana County Revolving Loan Fund (RLF) - CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS



    The Indiana County Commissioners made enhancements to the Indiana County RLF program, making working capital available at low interest rates.

    Due to COVID-19, the RLF application process has been streamlined with lower fees, modified collateral requirements, and flexible terms. Businesses may contact the CEO with questions or to request an RLF application.

    Businesses are also encouraged to contact the CEO to discuss any building, equipment or working capital projects.

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Indiana Gazette

  • Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:49:00 -0400

    Indiana attorney named among top trial lawyers

    Attorney Bradley Holuta was recently selected for membership into The National Trial Lawyers Association Top 40 Under 40 Trial Lawyers.
  • Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:49:00 -0400

    Acupuncturist joins chiropractor

    Joshua Hehr, a licensed acupuncturist, has joined Align Sports Chiropractic and Health Center at its Indiana location, 520 Philadelphia St.
  • Sun, 20 Sep 2020 00:49:00 -0400

    Chamber cancels annual luncheon

    The Indiana County Chamber of Commerce held its monthly board meeting Thursday at the Indiana County Country Club.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:57:00 -0400

    Supervisors pass ordinance to control road shoulders, driveways

    BLACK LICK — The Burrell Township supervisors have enacted an ordinance that tightens control over the berms and shoulders of township-owned roads.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:57:00 -0400

    Board votes to raise credit limit to qualify for rebates

    In cash-strapped times and during a sour economy, a proposal to raise a credit limit for Homer-Center School District may have raised some taxpayers’ eyebrows during an online school board meeting Thursday evening.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:54:00 -0400

    Youths donate to community center

    The eighth-grade confirmation class at Our Lady of the Assumption Parish in Lucernemines recently put together goodie bags to distribute to individuals at the Chevy Chase Community Center in White Township.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:54:00 -0400

    Collaboration speeds up testing

    In April, Indiana University of Pennsylvania and Indiana Regional Medical Center began a collaboration to provide local and same-day COVID-19 testing at IRMC, with testing done by IUP professor of biology Dr. Narayan-aswamy Bharathan at the Indiana hospital with IUP…
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:57:00 -0400

    49 additional students test positive for virus at IUP

    As COVID-19 numbers continue to rise across Indiana County, new cases of infection are being found on the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:49:00 -0400

    Indiana library now offering plastic cards

    In addition to offering free library cards to every resident of Indiana County, patrons of the Indiana Free Library can now upgrade a regular paper library card for a plastic card that comes with a key fob.
  • Sat, 19 Sep 2020 09:49:00 -0400

    'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': The money pit

    One summer day in 1795, young Daniel McGinnis found what appeared to be a depression in the ground. The teenager, who lived on a small island off the coast of Nova Scotia called Oak Island, knew the area was reputed…
  • PA Business Central

  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA TRADE SCHOOLS & CAREER CENTERS

    The impact of Covid-19 pandemic has been felt throughout the economic life of central Pennsylvania. Especially for those finishing up high school, with many of the traditional rites of pas­sage altered or cancelled, the future may appear to be uncertain at times. Many young central Pennsylvanians are reevaluating the decades-old mes­sage that the way to a successful and financially rewarding […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Penn State Football The Economic Impact of the Cancelled Fall Season

    For weeks it was rumors – gathering strength – and then the hammer fell, the Big Ten was cancelling the 2020 college football season. In central Pennsylvania that means that the Nittany Lions won’t be packing Beaver Stadium in the fall. And the economic impact could be dev­astating. Fritz Smith, the CEO of Happy Valley Adventure Bureau, is realistic, “The […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    July jobless rate, payrolls rise as PA seeks aid

    (AP) Pennsylvania’s unemployment rose in July to remain well above the na­tional rate, even as payrolls rebounded for another month from pandemic-driven shutdowns, the state reported Friday. Meanwhile, Gov. Tom Wolf’s office also reported that the state was applying Fri­day to the federal government for a new round of $300 in weekly unemployment benefits under a presidential order tap­ping into […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Central Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

    Since opening in 1969, The Central Pennsylvania Insti­tute of Science and Technology (CPI) has continuously evolved and expanded its technical education programs to meet local and regional workforce needs and is now recognized as one of the premier career and technical education facilities in Penn­sylvania. CPI not only offers opportunities for students seeking new careers, but also serves those desiring […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Greater Johnstown Career and Technology Center

    The Greater Johnstown Career & Technology Center is dedicated to meeting the career and workforce develop­ment needs of adults, high school students and industries in the Greater Johnstown and surrounding areas. It offers 12 high school programs, 17 adult education programs and has 3 satellite locations. Its goal is to offer educational alternatives to the community, allowing adults and sec­ondary […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Clearfield County Career and Technology Center

    Clearfield County Career and Tech­nology Center (CCCTC), located at 1620 River Road, just off Interstate 80 in cen­tral Pennsylvania, is a technical educational institution founded in 1968 to meet the needs of the community and six secondary sending schools in Clearfield County.
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    GJCTC – Monroeville School of Nursing

    GJCTC – Monroeville School of Nursing is a one-year Career in a Year program that prepares adult students for a rewarding career as a licensed practical nurse in one of the various areas of the healthcare field. The curricu­lum offers structured learning opportunities for students to develop nursing knowledge and clinical skills. Following the successful comple­tion of the licensing exam […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Advance Academy Online*

    Advance Academy Online is a school with a classroom in Hollidaysburg. It is licensed by the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission and offers continuing education classes and real estate licensing cours­es for Pennsylvania and Florida. Other offerings include mortgage exam prep, home inspector courses and appraiser courses. There are satellite locations in State Col­lege, Johnstown, Boalsburg, Lemont and Altoona.
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    Community College of Beaver County*

    Founded in Freedom in 1966, Commu­nity College of Beaver County (CCBC) transforms lives through personalized education, dynamic partnerships and high-im­pact practices. CCBC has an annual enrollment of more than 2,500 credit and 2,500 non-credit stu­dents and offers 64 degrees, certificate and diploma programs, as well as hundreds of continuing education and workforce development courses and certifications. Student-focused partnerships in action […]
  • Fri, 28 Aug 2020 13:00:00 +0000

    SnapFlight USA*

    SnapFlight USA offers flying lessons to aspiring pilots in the State College, Pennsylvania, area. Head instructor Brad Leve teaches all flight classes. He is a certified flight instructor with over 20 years of flight instruction experience. Flying is Leve’s passion, and he enjoys teaching new pilots to fly single engine planes almost as much as he loves taking the controls […]
  • Pittsburgh Business News

  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:21:44 +0000

    Travel is increasing at Pittsburgh International Airport, but year-to-date figures remain far from normal amid the pandemic

    Passenger traffic at Pittsburgh International Airport continues to rise month-over-month, though total volume remains far from year-over-year and year-to-date figures amid the Covid-19 pandemic. In August, Pittsburgh International Airport saw a total of 263,841 passengers walk through its doors, an increase of 5.7% from July but a decrease of more than 70% compared to August 2019, according to the latest report from the Allegheny County Airport Authority. Year-to-date, total passenger volume is…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 18:19:16 +0000

    ESPN puts Pittsburgh Steelers' Heinz Field among NFL's best

    It may be a while before you can actually go there again, but Heinz Field ranks among the premier places to watch an NFL game, according to a new ranking from ESPN. The home of the Pittsburgh Steelers was ranked No. 4 among the league's 28 current venues — new stadiums in Los Angeles and Las Vegas weren't in the running. The list takes into account several factors, including location, atmosphere, traditions, tailgating options and cost for fans. U.S. Bank stadium trailed only Green Bay's Lambeau…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 17:52:07 +0000

    Carnegie Mellon University expands child care options for faculty, students

    Carnegie Mellon University announced three new child care services it will provide to faculty, staff and graduate students due to the Covid-19 pandemic.  CMU already offered full-day early childhood education at its Cyert Center, but Michelle Piekutowski, associate vice president and chief human resources officer, said the university determined additional need as many families navigate this academic year with daycare centers and schools closed or implementing remote learning models.  “As Covid-19…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:40:19 +0000

    One of the biggest banks in Pittsburgh closing 42 branches in a single week

    Here's how many Pittsburgh branches Northwest is shuttering, and when and where.
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:16:37 +0000

    Workhorse Collaborative debuts, Pittsburgh consulting firm focuses on arts and nonprofits

    Jackie Baker and Emily Willson have launched Workhorse Collaborative, an arts and nonprofit consulting firm, following a four-month pilot period. The partners/co-founders, who found themselves out of work just before the Covid-19 pandemic shut down organizations in the Pittsburgh region, have deep backgrounds in the arts sector. Both previously worked at Bricolage Production Co., Baker as managing director and Willson as head of marketing. Baker also had served as development manager at Kelly…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:50:39 +0000

    PRLA leader urges Wolf to take further action to help restaurant beyond easing of capacity limits

    Restaurants being able to expand capacity from 25% to 50% and to serve alcohol for an additional hour in the evening won't be enough to help so many of them survive. That's the basic reaction of the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association and its President and CEO, John Longstreet, to Governor Tom Wolf's new order allowing restaurants to expand capacity starting on Monday, Sept. 21, after completing a self-certification process. In response to the new easing of capacity restrictions, Longstreet…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:48:19 +0000

    Comcast gives laptops to all students, teachers at McKeesport Middle and High Schools

    “We talk about bridging the digital divide, but let’s face it. There’s never been a bigger focus on it than now in the pandemic."
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 15:08:44 +0000

    Pennsylvania casino revenue grows year-over-year in August, fueled by sports betting and internet games

    Despite on-site occupancy limits during the Covid-19 pandemic, Pennsylvania casinos reported a 6% year-over-year revenue increase for August in a boost fueled by internet gaming and sports betting as live games kicked back into gear. Last month’s total gaming revenue across the Commonwealth hit more than $310.7 million, up from about $293.4 million in 2019, according to data from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. The state says the business generated upwards of $128.8 million in local tax…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 14:19:11 +0000

    U.S. Steel provides third quarter 2020 guidance

    United States Steel Corp. (NYSE: X) announced Friday it expects its third quarter 2020 earnings to total about $100 million, according to a news release. That compares to an adjusted EBITDA loss of $264 million and a net loss of $589 million in the second quarter of 2020 for the company.  “Improving market conditions experienced in June and July have accelerated through August and September,” U.S. Steel President and CEO David Burritt said in a prepared statement. “Strengthening steel fundamentals…
  • Fri, 18 Sep 2020 12:30:58 +0000

    GNC sale to China-based Harbin Pharmaceutical for $770 million approved by bankruptcy judge

    Downtown-based GNC Holdings Inc. can now be sold to China-based Harbin Pharmaceutical for $770 million following the approval of a federal bankruptcy judge on Sept. 17, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported. According to the Post-Gazette, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware Judge Karen B. Owens authorized the transaction and praised lawyers on both sides of the negotiating table for pitching an uncontested sale. GNC filed for Chapter 11 protection from creditors in late June after…
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