Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate dropped to 6.9% in May, according to the Department of Labor and Industry.
The Sayre Business Association held a ribbon cutting Thursday for Patty Mac’s Daily Dose, which is now open at 138 Desmond St. in downtown Sayre. Patty Mac’s Daily Dose is located in the former Carl’s Newsstand and features Pennsylvania lottery, skill games, tobacco products, drinks and snac…
A policy that would make permanent a COVID-19 rule allowing cocktail sales to go in Pennsylvania advanced out of the Senate Law and Justice Committee on Tuesday.
The Bradford County-based Barclay Mountain Company is in the midst of a fundraising campaign to help it grow beyond the historical playing cards it’s become known for over the years and become a lifestyle brand that can represent the county well.
TROY — U.S. Rep. Fred Keller (R-Pa.-12) visited Penn-Troy Manufacturing and E-Tech Corporation for a facility tour and discussion on Friday afternoon.
(The Center Square) A group of Pennsylvania lawmakers have partnered with the Pennsylvania Restaurant & Lodging Association to introduce legislation that would create a grant program for hospitality and tourism businesses struggling to recover from COVID-19 shutdown orders.
In a move they say would create jobs and drive revenue, Pennsylvania state Reps. Joe Ciresi, D-Montgomery, and Kathleen Tomlinson, R-Bucks, have introduced legislation aiming to entice more film and TV companies to produce projects in the state.
The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce announced their “Eagle Sponsors” Wednesday for the 21st Annual Joe Wolf Memorial Golf Tournament that will be held on Aug. 5 at the Club Shepard Hills in Waverly.
HARRISBURG — Pennsylvania Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced that at Facebook’s annual meeting taking place today, the Pennsylvania Treasury Department will vote in favor of a number of shareholder proposals, including one requiring the social media company to report on the risk of increased …
Pennsylvania residents claiming unemployment compensation must begin searching for work during the week of July 11 in order to keep their benefits, the Department of Labor & Industry said Monday.
WAVERLY – Waverly High School’s Career and Technical Education Department will present their inaugural Greater Valley Regional Job Fair on Wednesday, May 26. The event is open to the general public and local juniors and seniors.
After doing business in Greater Binghamton and the surrounding region for more than four decades, the family-owned Filbin Painting, like others in the trades, was facing the challenge of finding skilled workers.
In the spring of 1975 at 7:30 am on a Monday morning, Ted Chanoux drove his 1959 GMC pickup three miles down the road. His destination – C. C. Allis & Sons Lumber outside of Herrickville. Chanoux was building a house and he had his list of the things he would need that day.
Small business optimism rose again in April, according to a report from the National Federation of Independent Business, even as employers in Pennsylvania struggle to fill positions.
State Rep. Tim Briggs, D-Upper Merion Township, has reintroduced legislation to create a Paid Family Leave Act in Pennsylvania.
C&N’s Amy Ward and Amy VanBlarcom-Lackey presented Troy Area School District Board of Directors with a check for $29,000 to support education in the Troy Area School District. From left, are school board members Gavin Watson, Mary Abreu, Ward, school board members Sheryl Angove, Janet Or…
The Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce formed a committee in February of this year to kick off a COVID Vaccine Notification Program. The initiative of this program was to reach those in the community who did not have access to the online notifications about the availability of COVID vaccines…
After opening during one of the most challenging years for small businesses, 1882 on Desmond celebrated with a ribbon cutting ceremony on Wednesday, May 5. Pictured are owners Gregg Henderson and Jenna Sheffler with representatives of state Rep. Tina Pickett’s (R-110) office, Sayre Borough a…
C&N’s Stacey Sickler (left) and Elizabeth Johnson (left, center) present Athens Area School District Superintendent Craig Stage (right, center) and Business Manager Brendon Hitchcock (right) with a check for $19,000 to support education in the Athens Area School District. This was part o…
C&N recognizes the importance of investing in local education with donations totaling $800,000 to area educational improvement, scholarship and pre-kindergarten scholarship organizations. These donations were made under the Educational Improvement Tax Credit Program. Here, C&N’s Eliz…
Four kittens from the Bradford County Humane Society, Scamper, Rory, Wren and Breeze, all of whom are eight weeks old, up to date with vaccinations, and adoptable in the coming week, were a little scared and a little thrilled and purring to attend Porch to Paws on May 1, 2021. Porch to Paws …
HARRISBURG – Treasurer Stacy Garrity announced a new social media campaign, #MadeInPAMondays, to highlight the work being done by manufacturers and makers across Pennsylvania.
Bradford County was recently awarded $41,363 in Digital Literacy Grant funding from the Department of Labor and Industry to help strengthen the area’s workforce through training with technology, according to an announcement from state Rep. Tina Pickett (R-110).
The opening day of Harness Racing at Tioga Downs Casino Resort, located on W. River Road in Nichols, didn’t look the same as it did before the pandemic, but it looked much better than last year, a season that was crippled because of shutdowns.
Comcast will equip the Bradford County Branch YMCA with a wi-fi connected Lift Zone to help low-income families participate in educational opportunities and the digital economy.
NORTH TOWANDA TOWNSHIP – Guthrie has been making improvements and investments at the former Towanda Memorial Hospital in North Towanda Township in recent months.
The 19th Annual Golf for Guthrie Hospice Tournament will be teeing off on June 18 at the Shepard Hills Country Club in Waverly with Williams Toyota as its title sponsor. The tournament raises money for the end-of-life services that Guthrie Hospice provides patients throughout the region, reg…
The Athens Business Association will be celebrating May as Beautify the Borough month and have prizes in store for the grand winner of a porch decorating contest.
On New Year’s Day, the C.A. Thrush Insurance Agency welcomed a new owner following Curt Thrush’s 40-plus years of service to Bradford County.
This year’s Tastes of the Valley will be held outdoors for the first time and will serve as a kickoff to the Sayre Farmer’s Market, which begins May 14 in Howard Elmer Park, according to the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce.
The Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture has launched a new grant program aiming to help the state’s farmers with a variety of projects.
TUNKHANNOCK — Tyler Memorial Hospital workers will be going on strike this week after leaders with the SEIU Healthcare PA union said attempts to negotiate with Community Health Systems proved unsuccessful.
Local officials told lawmakers this week a reluctant workforce impedes economic recovery for Pennsylvania businesses as pandemic restrictions ease across the state.
Chesapeake Energy said this week that it has installed continuous emission monitors at select well pads in northeast Pennsylvania in response to investor demands for more responsibly sourced natural gas.
The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center will offer a two-part webinar series to help local farmers and individuals planning to sell food and other products at farmers markets across the region this season. Building a Great Farmers’ Market Booth, Part One will take place …
Treasurer Stacy Garrity and Acting Secretary of Labor & Industry Jennifer Berrier announced Monday that the two agencies have recaptured nearly $800 million of unemployment benefits targeted by fraudsters.
Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Thursday his office filed theft charges against one of the state’s largest contractors, accusing the company of violating prevailing wage laws and stealing millions from its employees.