Fiscal analysts projected Thursday that Pennsylvania’s economic damage from the pandemic will last years, and some jobs may never return.
Randall E. Black, CEO and president of Citizens Financial Services, Inc. and First Citizens Community Bank, was recently named as a class A director of the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia.
The future of manufacturing in Bradford and Sullivan counties has been given a boost through a $28,000 state grant allocated for job training.
TOWANDA BOROUGH —When Jessica Hilts opened The Petal Post at 21 Main Street in Towanda borough on Sept. 1, 2020, her goal was to be your everyday florist.
The CEO and president of Citizens Financial Services, Inc. and First Citizens Community Bank, Randall E. Black, was recently named to the Penn State University Board of Trustees, which is responsible for the government and welfare of the university.
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In response to the profound ways education has changed due to COVID-19 pandemic, First Citizens Community Bank has donated $325,000 to 48 educational enrichment programs throughout the commonwealth, according to a press release published by the business.
In response to industry inquiries, the Northeastern Pennsylvania Industrial Resource Center and the Industrial Resource Center Network will host a no-cost Legal Aspects of COVID-19 Vaccination for Employers webinar for manufacturing firms of all sizes on Wednesday, Feb. 10 from 10 a.m. to 11…
Three weeks ago, Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf said he had freed up $145 million in state funds for small business grants – the Legislature just needed to appropriate it.
Pennsylvania legislators announced plans for economic recovery on Tuesday as industry analysts report a historic low in small business confidence.
Tioga Downs Casino Resort at 2384 W. River Road in Nichols is preparing to terminate 68 employees in March, according to a recent WARN notice posted with the New York State Department of Labor.
Southwestern Energy Company has donated $50,000 to the Commission on Economic Opportunity and its Harry & Jeanette Weinberg Northeast Regional Food Bank to further support efforts in addressing food insecurity and promoting proper nutrition in Pennsylvania communities.
TROY — It’s not quite spring but that hasn’t kept the STEM, or Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, department at Troy Area School District from blossoming thanks to a newly received $3,500 grant.
NORTH TOWANDA – Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital has completed its transition to become a campus of Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital and has become Guthrie Robert Packer Hospital, Towanda Campus, the organization announced Thursday. The transition was effective on Jan. 1.
Pennsylvania’s outdoor recreation industry accumulated about $13.2 billion, or 1.6% of the state’s domestic product in 2019, giving it the sixth-highest GDP from the industry among all states, according to statistics that The Bureau of Economic Analysis released in a recent report.
SAYRE BOROUGH – The annual “Dandy Pink Cups for the Cure” campaign raised over $7,600 for the Guthrie Breast Care Fund.
The United Way of Bradford County’s 2020-2021 fundraising campaign received $81,116 from employees, retirees, and corporate giving from the Procter and Gamble plant in Mehoopany, making up nearly 15% of the overall campaign goal.
It’s been two weeks since Gov. Tom Wolf banned indoor dining and alcohol sales at restaurants statewide amid an alarming spike in COVID-19 hospitalizations.
ATHENS TOWNSHIP – Tanner’s Bar and Grille continued its annual support of the “Christmas is for Kids” toy drive this year, raising $4,165 in cash donations and $700 in toys for the cause.
A partnership between the United Way of North Central Massachusetts and company AIS has helped several Bradford County organizations through the United Way of Bradford County.
}First Citizens Community Bank Towanda Branch Manager Lorraine Brown presented Gary and Charlotte Parks, of Kali’s Mission, with a $500 check earlier this month. Brown stated that the donation was made to help Kali’s Mission continue to fund the spay and neutering of local feral cats to help…
Federal data shows pandemic restrictions forced three in 10 businesses statewide to close, at least temporarily, ranking Pennsylvania second only to Michigan in terms of economic lockdown impacts.
Pennsylvania Business Central will once again be recognizing the individuals and organizations that have made a significant and positive impact in communities area with the signature Top 100 Editions.
SAYRE BOROUGH – Sayre Borough’s Enterprise Center, that sprawling complex on South Elmer Avenue that once served as a garment-making factory and major employer of the Valley, is a long way from the Atlantic Ocean.
Dream Field Candles held a ribbon cutting Tuesday, Dec. 1 with the Greater Valley Chamber of Commerce and Sayre Borough officials. The store features handcrafted candles and wax melts made with natural soy wax or soy blend, and are free of harsh chemicals. It is located at 122 W. Packer Ave.…
Visions Federal Credit Union’s Wysox branch delivered hats, gloves, and scarves to CHOP (Child Hunger Outreach Partners) for a recent Act of Kindness.
The number of initial unemployment claims filed in Pennsylvania the week ending Nov. 28 was down 3,281 from the previous week, according to data released Thursday by the U.S. Department of Labor.
C&N bank is offering a $500 prize for those entering a drawing from now until Dec. 12 as part of its Giving Back, Giving Together program.
With retail sales rebounding strongly due to continued consumer resilience, the National Retail Federation this week forecast that holiday sales during November and December will increase between 3.6 percent and 5.2% over 2019 to a total between $755.3 billion and $766.7 billion. The numbers…
SAYRE BOROUGH — The WATS-WAVR radio stations in Sayre and Waverly have officially been sold to new owners David and Irene Radigan of Radigan Broadcasting, LLC. The sale of WATS Broadcasting, Inc. was held on Tuesday, the 100th birthday of radio broadcasting.
According to the latest update from the Pennsylvania Department of Health, there have been 22 deaths connected to COVID-19 in Bradford County since the start of the pandemic. One of the two new deaths as of Thursday’s report seem to be represented by a nursing home resident.
People gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony outside of the Choice 102 station on Keystone Avenue in Sayre on Tuesday morning. David and Irene Radigan of Radigan Broadcasting, LLC cut the ribbon, marking their start at the WATS-WAVR stations. The new owners bought the stations from Chuck …
LITCHFIELD – The Bradford County Fireman’s Association received a check for more than $4,000 from Firehouse Subs on Tuesday at the Litchfield Fire Department.
Keystone Insurers Group honored The Kilmer Group of Wyalusing as State Partner of the Year on Sept. 18 during Keystone’s virtual National Conference.
Harrisburg, PA – Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jerry Oleksiak reminds residents to remain vigilant against scams as new reports emerge of fraudsters posing as L&I employees on phone calls to Pennsylvanians.
Small businesses in Pennsylvania hold a “mixed” view of the economy after months of grappling with the COVID-19 pandemic, and uncertainty about the economy and increasing case counts are contributing to the unease.
ULSTER TOWNSHIP – Perched along Route 220 in Ulster is Bishop’s Family Restaurant, a traditional Bradford County establishment that is now under new management.