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  • Fri, 24 May 2019 14:36:00 -0400

    East Pike students ride to school

    Students from East Pike Elementary School rode their bicycles Friday around the White Township Recreation Complex, then on to East Pike a short distance from the school for the annual Bike to Pike Day. School librarian Geri Nath led the…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:59:00 -0400

    Congregations prepare for emergencies

    “We are called to be as wise as serpents, and as innocent as doves.”
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:57:00 -0400

    PennDOT slates 15 road projects for summer

    Fifteen Indiana County projects are on PennDOT’s plate in this year’s construction season, according to details given to area public officials at an outreach event Thursday at the District 10 headquarters in White Township.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:54:00 -0400

    ICTC holds ceremony for graduating seniors

    The Indiana County Technology Center held its annual senior ceremony Thursday at the Indiana Area Junior High School, where graduating students were recognized.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:54:00 -0400

    Drive-in, fishing, Michael, Bill, nature ...

    The Delaney Chevrolet Westsylvania Jazz and Blues Festival is set to offer a day of outdoor performances on Saturday at IRMC Park, North Seventh Street, Indiana.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:54:00 -0400

    Supervisor ordered to remove garage on alley

    GRACETON — Center Township supervisor John Bertolino has been directed by a township ordinance enforcement officer to dismantle a garage that he built on the alley behind his home in the Cherry Run area outside Homer City.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:54:00 -0400

    THEY'RE HERE! Cicadas begin to emerge locally

    A series of photos taken of cicadas along East Pike in White Township shows various stages of the insect emerging from its exoskeleton.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:49:00 -0400

    Memorial Day ceremonies scheduled

    PLUMVILLE — The Lions Club of Plumville has invited all community groups and organizations to be represented in the Memorial Day parade.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 09:47:00 -0400

    Blood drive to be held

    The Coal Run Fire Department will host a Red Cross blood drive on Friday, May 31, from 1:30 to 6 p.m. at the fire hall.
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 09:59:00 -0400

    Work on Hoodlebug Trail delayed slightly

    There will be an apparent delay in completion of the extension of the Hoodlebug Trail for hikers and bikers as an urban pedestrian lane through the Indiana University of Pennsylvania campus and Indiana Borough.
  • PA Business Central

  • Thu, 23 May 2019 20:15:02 +0000

    Juniata College Students Win National Community Bank Case Study Competition

    Harrisburg, PA – Today, Secretary of Banking and Securities Robin L. Wiessmann congratulated students from Juniata College for winning first place out of 58 college teams in the national 2019 Community Bank Case Study Competition. They will each receive a $1,000 scholarship. “On behalf of the Department, I’m thrilled to congratulate the students from Juniata College and Kish Bank on a fantastic […]
  • Thu, 23 May 2019 17:24:29 +0000

    Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau Announces New Hires

    STATE COLLEGE, PA – Fritz Smith, Executive Director of the Central Pennsylvania Convention & Visitors Bureau (CPCVB), announced multiple major hires today, tapping three seasoned professionals with extensive history in Centre County. The new appointees will join the growing CPCVB team, further solidifying the organization’s commitment to utilize funds generated by the new room tax to attract visitors to the […]
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 15:36:25 +0000

    State College Startups Compete for $10,000

    There was a buzz of excitement in the air at Innovation Park at Penn State’s Technology Center last night as Ben Franklin Technology Partners hosted the culmination of its TechCelerator @State College program. The program provides funding and support services to emerging tech-entrepreneurs, and on the 21st of May a pitch competition was held among the program’s seven recent graduates. […]
  • Wed, 22 May 2019 13:06:47 +0000

    UPMC Starts Telemedicine Company to Fight Infectious Disease

    PITTSBURGH – To help hospitals address a nationwide shortage of physicians specializing in infectious diseases, UPMC announced today that it has formed a telemedicine-enabled company called Infectious Disease (ID) Connect. Backed by the world-class ID expertise of UPMC, the new company aims to improve outcomes while reducing transfers and keeping patients in their own communities for treatment. “With the growing […]
  • Tue, 21 May 2019 15:48:49 +0000

    Outer Space Meets Huntingdon County

    Blue Marble Space is a U.S.-based international nonprofit that promotes cooperative exploration of space, examines life as a planetary process and enables a sustainable future on Earth. Its mission? To cultivate scientific innovation and entrepreneurship by engaging with lifelong learners. The nonprofit is a contractor of NASA, operating largely out of NASA’s facilities in Southern California. So what does all […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 15:51:07 +0000

    Gender Discrimination Laws in the Workplace

    It’s long been illegal to pay men and women different amounts for “substantially” equal work. But many employers are unsure about what constitutes pay discrimination in the eyes of courts and the EEOC — or how they can rectify pay disparities. Here are some answers to frequently asked questions about gender-based pay discrimination. Laws and regulations governing gender-based pay equality […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    HART ENERGY’S 11th ANNUAL DUG East Conference & Exhibition

    They call it the “Beast in the East” for good reason. Natural gas production in the shale plays in the United States hit a new record high last year, with the Ap­palachian Basin in Ohio, Pennsylvania and West Virginia leading the charge as the largest natural gas-producing region in the country. Since 2008, the annual natural gas production of un­conventional […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    President Trump aims to open natural gas pipelines with two executive orders

    In a victory for the Marcellus Shale re­gion, President Donald Trump signed two executive orders last month aimed at get­ting natural gas into more homes around the country. Spurred on by states that invoked the Clean Water Act and other environmental protections to block construction of natu­ral gas pipelines, President Trump signed the executive orders to speed up construc­tion. “Too […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    Giving Back While They Frack

    It may be easy to focus solely on the economic benefits of fracking in the Marcellus Shale region, but it is equally im­portant to recognize the many community-wide benefits of having large oil and gas companies throughout the area. Companies like Range Resources and Southwestern Ener­gy Company aren’t only interested in drilling through rock to find natural gas; they also […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    Oil & Gas Awards Northeast 2019 shines a spotlight on industry leaders and forward progress

    One unfortunate truth has been plaguing the oil and gas industry for years: bad news sells. It’s so easy to find stories about oil spills and gas explosions lingering at the top of your Google search long after the origi­nal accident occurred. Sometimes, it’s almost impossible to find information about the many positive regulations or laws that come out of […]
  • Pittsburgh Business News

  • Fri, 24 May 2019 19:40:47 +0000

    Allegheny County Health Department director leaving post

    Dr. Karen Hacker, who has served as the director of the Allegheny County Health Department since September 2013, will leave that position at the end of July. She has accepted a position as director of the National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, a part of the federal government's Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. As director of the Health Department, Hacker created the Office of Violence Prevention, which approaches the issue of violence as a public health…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 18:04:08 +0000

    Gateway Health partners with app to help bolster opioid-abuse recovery

    85 percent of relapses happen within 60 days of leaving in-patient treatment.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 17:53:34 +0000

    URA closes on loan to maintain affordable apartments on the South Side

    Carson Retirement Residence, a 69-unit complex at 2850 East Carson Street, and the 30-unit Sarah Street Townhomes are expected to remain affordable into the future thanks to an investment relationship between the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh and a.m. Rodriguez, Inc. According to an announcement by the URA, the authority closed on a loan of $150,000 to a.m. Rodriguez last week, providing matching funds that will enable the affordable housing developer to buy out the limited shares…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 17:49:01 +0000

    Bank shutters branch at Dick's Sporting Goods HQ

    Of 137 branches, this was the only one located within a corporate headquarters.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 17:47:16 +0000

    Can institutes like ARM survive when federal funding runs out?

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office published a report questioning the long-term viability of the Manufacturing USA network. ARM CEO Byron Clayton isn't worried.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 17:43:23 +0000

    RDX expands services to online purchase

    Pittsburgh-based cloud services provider RDX made its G5 data-as-a-service software platform available for direct purchase online, according to a news release. G5 incorporates some automation capabilities for subscribers to manage cloud functions, including on Amazon Web Services or Azure, more easily. “RDX is committed to providing customers with the exact level of support they require, from ‘do it yourself’ tools for migration and management, to end-to-end consulting and managed services,…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 15:46:42 +0000

    DiBella's Subs taps Pittsburgh ad agency

    Restaurant chain has 47 locations including four in Pittsburgh.
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 14:13:19 +0000

    Wabtec chosen for $55 million rail project

    The New Mexico Rail Runner Express (NYSE: NMRX) chose Wilmerding-based Wabtec Corp. (NYSE: WAB) to implement its Positive Train Control system to the NMRX fleet in $55 million project, according to a news release. The Positive Train Control system will be integrated into NMRX’s 18 locomotive and cab fleet and about 100 miles of track from Belen to Santa Fe. “Wabtec is pleased to support NMRX’s deployment of PTC,” Rajendra Jadhav, president of Wabtec Electronics, said in a prepared statement.…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 13:11:09 +0000

    Arconic and Alcoa union workers vote to authorize strike

    United Steelworkers union members at Pittsburgh-based Alcoa Corp. (NYSE: AA) and Arconic Inc.'s (NYSE: ARNC) facilities in Massena, New York will hold a strike authorization vote Friday, according to a report in the Watertown Daily Times. Both the Arconic and Alcoa workers agreed to continue working under its previous contract when it expired on May 15 while negotiations continued, according to the report. However, negotiation talks ended hours before the contract expired, because according to…
  • Fri, 24 May 2019 12:28:13 +0000

    Panel explores corporate health and wellness programs

    Events such as the Pittsburgh Marathon give companies an opportunity to rally their employees in the name of unified team spirit, as well as health and wellness. But what about the rest of the employees? “FedEx [Ground] has been involved with the Pittsburgh Marathon for the last 11 years. This past marathon, we were very pleased to have 350 runners,” said Michelle Ward, senior manager of people services at FedEx Ground. “But when we started to really promote health and wellness, we would get…
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