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  • Sun, 19 May 2019 00:50:00 -0400

    Ribbon-cutting held for Off the Rocks

    A ribbon-cutting was held Saturday for Off the Rocks, a restaurant that has recently come under new management in the 600 block of Philadelphia Street.
  • Sun, 19 May 2019 00:45:00 -0400

    Local agencies to hold public meetings

    Meetings of municipal governments, school boards and county governmental bodies scheduled this week are at the following times and locations:
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:50:00 -0400

    'Texting Thru Recovery': Stronger than the storm

    Former neighbor Candy gave me a leather bracelet with stronger than the storm engraved on a metal plate. It tells me that my friend, caught in her own whirlwind, stands with me. Many do. Beyond this sphere, the Three-in-One hold…
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:50:00 -0400

    Home-school students put on theater production

    Home-schoolers for Christ Co-op are continuing performances this weekend for their biennial musical production, “The Wizard of Oz,” at the Indiana Players theater, 725 Philadelphia St.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:50:00 -0400

    'God, Me and a Cup of Tea': Treks and trails

    To celebrate our 40th anniversary, DH and I took a two-week camping trip through the Northeast. Starting with the Finger Lakes region in New York, we drove through the Adirondacks, the Green Mountains in Vermont, the White Mountains in New…
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:50:00 -0400

    Two area schools receive breakfast grants

    Penns Manor Area and Derry Area school districts were local recipients of School Breakfast Initiative Grants announced Wednesday by the Gov. Wolf administration.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:45:00 -0400

    Church to host Cassady Family

    Independent Traditional Holiness Church, 5065 Ferguson Road, will present the Cassady Family from Tuesday through May 26.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:40:00 -0400

    Community church events scheduled

    Every Saturday in The Indiana Gazette, find this roundup of family- and community-related events hosted by churches in the Indiana County area.
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:20:00 -0400

    Road maintenance projects scheduled

    PennDOT has scheduled the following maintenance and construction projects in Indiana County for next week:
  • Sat, 18 May 2019 09:15:00 -0400

    Lane restrictions expected

    ARMAGH — Motorists traveling on Route 22 in East Wheatfield Township can expect lane restrictions beginning May 28 through the end of October, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation reported Thursday. The lane restrictions, which will alternate throughout construction, will affect…
  • PA Business Central

  • 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 […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    Presidential hopeful Inslee unveils clean energy plan

    Democratic presidential hopeful Jay Inslee, as part of his pledge to make combating climate change the top na­tional priority, is calling for the nation’s entire electrical grid and all new vehi­cles and buildings to be carbon pollu­tion free by 2030. It’s the first major policy proposal from the Washington governor as he tries to gain a foothold in a field […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    ENVIRONMENTAL FIRMS

  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    Clearway Energy, Inc. enters partnership with Duquesne University to improve campus power efficiency, reliability

    Clearway Energy, Inc. and Duquesne University in Pittsburgh have entered into a 40-year energy services agreement follow­ing Duquesne’s sale of its Tri Generation facility to Clearway. With this arrangement, Duquesne becomes the second recent uni­versity in the United States and the first in Pennsylvania to monetize energy assets via a Tri Generation facility, which allows users to convert excess steam […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    US Steel plows $1B into western Pennsylvania operations

    U.S. Steel will invest more than $1 billion in state-of-the-art facilities in western Pennsyl­vania that it says will improve its steelmaking efficiency and reduce emissions at its Mon Valley Works operations, the company said. The announcement comes just days after two environmental groups sued the steelmak­er for violating the Clean Air Act. U.S. Steel says new casting and rolling technology […]
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 13:00:00 +0000

    Three Mile Island nuclear plant to proceed with closure

    HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Three Mile Island, site of the United States’ worst commercial nuclear power accident, will begin a planned shutdown starting June 1 now that it is clear that it will not get a financial rescue from Pennsylvania, its owner said. Exelon Corp.’s statement comes two years after the Chicago-based energy giant said it would close the money-losing […]
  • Pittsburgh Business News

  • Fri, 17 May 2019 19:43:03 +0000

    Workplace Wellness Champion: Eleni Valliant with PNC reaches out to 50,000 employees

    Eleni Valliant is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion award. Read about how she has worked to reach 50,000 employees.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 18:53:45 +0000

    Here's how much the top earners at UPMC made in 2017-18

    There were more than 30 UPMC employees who received more than $1 million in total compensation for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2018. Here's the list, which comes from the Form 990 filing that was made this week to the Internal Revenue Service: You can find more details on the UPMC Form 990 filings, which are available on the UPMC website.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 18:17:48 +0000

    Zipcar founder: 'Infrastructure is destiny' when it comes to the future of urban mobility

    Zipcar founder participates in spirited discussion on the changing world of urban mobility in a parking-needy PIttsburgh
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 17:56:23 +0000

    Kraft Heinz expanding Jell-O plant

    There’s always room for Jell-O, the packaged dessert brand used to say in its ads, and now parent Kraft Heinz Co. is taking that literally. The food giant is expanding and upgrading its Jell-O pudding factory in Mason City, Iowa, to the tune of $63 million, according to the Des Moines Register. Kraft Heinz (Nasdaq:KHC), jointly based in Chicago and in Pittsburgh, wants to produce new dessert products at the facility in addition to refrigerated pudding, the article said.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 17:48:54 +0000

    U.S. looks to remove aluminum and steel tariffs on Mexico and Canada

    Plans are in the works to remove steel and aluminum tariffs on Canada and Mexico, according to a report Friday from Bloomberg. A date for the removal of the tariffs has not been determined, according to the report.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 17:44:01 +0000

    Union workers protest at Wabtec shareholders meeting

    The two parties are still at odds over contract negotiations. The expiration date of the interim agreement looms close.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 16:01:09 +0000

    Chase doubling Pittsburgh branch count

    Regulatory filings reveal more sites in the works.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 15:16:09 +0000

    Workplace Wellness Champion: Richard Piacentini, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens

    Richard Piacentini is a winner of a 2019 Workplace Wellness Champions award.
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 15:13:49 +0000

    Introducing the Workplace Wellness Champion award winners

    The Pittsburgh Business Times introduces the 10 winners of the 2019 Workplace Wellness Champion awards, who are being honored for their work to advance the physical, mental and fiscal health of their employees and their families. This is the first year that the Business Times has conducted these awards, which are part of the Business Times' and P3R's Teaming up for a Healthy Workplace program. These awards honor individuals for their efforts to champion healthier workplaces. Many of this year's…
  • Fri, 17 May 2019 14:22:35 +0000

    Romoff's total compensation tops $8.5M

    UPMC President and CEO Jeffrey Romoff saw a boost in his total compensation last fiscal year, rising to $8.54 million in 2017-18, compared with $6.11 million in 2016-17. It included $3.56 million in bonuses and incentives atop Romoff’s $961,037 base salary that was unchanged, according to annual financial disclosures to the Internal Revenue Service that UPMC released late Thursday. The bonus and incentives were up slightly from $3.4 million a year ago. What the IRS defines as other reportable…
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