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    INDIANA mSA’S NOVEMBER UNEMPLOYMENT RATE AT 4.8%

    1/3/2019
    The November seasonally adjusted unemployment rate for Pennsylvania increased one-tenth of a percentage point to 4.2 percent and the national rate was unchanged at 3.7 percent. Over the year, the mSA’s rate fell eight-tenths of a percentage point.  Indiana tied Lycoming and McKean counties for the 47th lowest unemployment rate among Pennsylvania’s 67 counties.
    Unemployment rates and rankings of adjacent counties were: Jefferson (4.4%, t-29th); Clearfield (5.0%, t-52nd); Cambria (5.1%, t-55th); Westmoreland (4.4%, t-29th); and Armstrong (4.6%, t-35th). Unemployment rates across Pennsylvania ranged from 3.1 percent in Chester County to 6.0 percent in Forest County.

  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:58:00 -0500

    Council members discuss weather preparedness

    BLAIRSVILLE — Members of Blairsville Borough council conducted a monthly business meeting Tuesday with an air of anticipation for the ominous forecasts of snow and cold in the coming days for Indiana County.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:57:00 -0500

    Supervisors approve pay increases

    BLACK LICK — Office and road workers for Burrell Township have been awarded pay raises of 3.5 percent for 2019.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:53:00 -0500

    Quota planning for social event

    Members of Quota International of Indiana, Pa. Inc., are actively planning for the 2019 Sound Beginning Social to be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Jan. 31 at the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, 420 Philadelphia St.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:49:00 -0500

    CAMPAIGN 2019: Woman announces candidacy for district judge

    Angelina “Angel” Ashbaugh has announced her candidacy for Magisterial District Court 40-3-03 in Blairsville and will file for nomination on both the Democratic and Republican ballots.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:49:00 -0500

    Indiana County Entertainment Center

    Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:48:00 -0500

    Kiwanis honored for donation

    The Indiana Kiwanis Club Foundation was presented a plaque and a thank-you letter of appreciation from Sheriff Bob Fyock for a $300 donation that was received for the Indiana County Sheriff’s Office K-9 Unit.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:48:00 -0500

    Blood drives planned

    Blood drives will be held by the American Red Cross in Indiana County on the following dates:
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:48:00 -0500

    IUP explains use of state grant to combat sex assault

    Indiana University of Pennsylvania has received a second $30,000 grant through Gov. Tom Wolf’s “It’s On Us PA” initiative to combat campus sexual assault.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:49:00 -0500

    Weird Paul Rock Band to perform

    The Weird Paul Rock Band, featuring Pittsburgh’s own Weird Paul Petroskey, will perform a concert at 7 p.m. Saturday at Disobedient Spirits, 30 S. Main St., Homer City.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 09:44:00 -0500

    Regional Entertainment Center

    Every Thursday, get the Gazette's complete listing of concerts, films, theater, music, dance and other performing arts. It's all one click away in the entertainment center.
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:47:16 +0000

    Workshop in York to help businesses tap government marketplace

    Businesses will have the opportunity to gain basic principles they need to do business with local, state, and federal governments in a free one-on-one workshop conducted by SEDA-Council of Governments’ (SEDA-COG) Procurement Technical Assistance Center staff. The Government Contracting Express Program will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Jan. 23 at the MANTEC Office, 600 N. Hartley St., […]
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:41:39 +0000

    Mount Nittany Medical Center cancer program earns national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer

    State College, PA – Mount Nittany Health is pleased to announce that Mount Nittany Medical Center’s cancer program has earned three-year reaccreditation from the Commission on Cancer (CoC), a quality program of the American College of Surgeons. “Quality, comprehensive cancer care is a vital resource we’re proud to provide to the region,” says Kathleen Rhine, president and CEO, Mount Nittany Health. […]
  • Wed, 09 Jan 2019 18:36:49 +0000

    IMC Bids Farewell to Outgoing Board Members

    At its annual meeting in December, IMC bid farewell to three board members. Terri Fry Dr. Vince Matteo, Williamsport/Lycoming Chamber of Commerce Dr. Jeremy Frank, KCF Technologies, Inc. Thank you for your dedicated service to IMC and the manufacturers of Central PA.
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 21:45:49 +0000

    CBICC, CBICC Connect launch citizen engagement initiative

    STATE COLLEGE, PA, Jan. 7, 2019 – The Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC) and its young professionals arm – CBICC Connect – announce the launch of a new initiative designed to encourage more residents to serve on local authorities, boards and commissions. ABC Essentials will kick off at 5:15 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, with an “Introduction […]
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 19:28:07 +0000

    6 Leadership Habits To Develop in 2019

    Bad habits can be hard to break, and for business leaders who have them, they can be deal-breakers. In a survey by Leadership IQ, an online training firm, the primary reasons CEOs were fired – mismanaging change, ignoring customers, tolerating low performers, and not enough action – were often related to unproductive habits. “Although leaders who display these behaviors generally know what […]
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:58:15 +0000

    Saint Francis SBDC to hold pre-business planning seminar

    LORETTO (January 3, 2019) – The Saint Francis University Small Business Development Center has scheduled a pre-business planning seminar for January. The seminar is for people who are interested in opening and operating their own business. The seminar is free. Below is the scheduled date and location for January: Wednesday, January 30, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm. at the Saint […]
  • Mon, 07 Jan 2019 18:08:17 +0000

    Riverview Financial Corporation Announces CEO Transition

    Harrisburg, PA – January 2, 2019 /PRNEWSWIRE/ Riverview Financial Corporation (“Riverview Financial”) (NASDAQ: RIVE) the holding company of Riverview Bank, announced today that Kirk D. Fox has resigned as Chief Executive Officer and Director of Riverview Financial and Riverview Bank. Riverview Financial and Riverview Bank President, Brett D. Fulk, has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of Riverview Financial […]
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 18:00:20 +0000

    Downtown Indiana presents awards at annual meeting

    It was a celebration, and a lot more. It was a night to honor Indiana notables, including some who were absent from the annual Downtown Indiana Inc. meeting Thursday night at the Elks Lodge 931. “It is a bittersweet moment,” Indiana Councilwoman Kaycee Newell said, as she accepted a Downtown Ambassador Award for herself and fellow Indiana Women’s Flag Football […]
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:47:33 +0000

    Mariner East 2 Pipeline is now in service

    DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Energy Transfer LP (NYSE: ET) announced that its Mariner East 2 natural gas liquids (NGLs) pipeline is in service, available for both interstate and intrastate service. The 350-mile NGL pipeline transports domestically produced ethane, propane and butane east from processing plants in Ohio across West Virginia and Pennsylvania to Energy Transfer’s Marcus Hook Industrial Complex in Delaware County, PA, […]
  • Fri, 04 Jan 2019 17:40:19 +0000

    Alliance Resource Partners acquires oil and gas mineral interests

    TULSA, Okla.–(BUSINESS WIRE) –Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) announced that it has completed the previously announced acquisition of certain partnership interests in AllDale Minerals, LP and AllDale Minerals II, LP (collectively “AllDale”) for a cash purchase price of $175.96 million, thereby gaining control of approximately 42,000 net royalty acres in premier oil and gas resource plays. “Closing of the […]
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 20:09:19 +0000

    Pittsburgh law firm elects managing parner to second term

    Management committee also re-elects members and adds new one.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:45:51 +0000

    McKnight lands popular brewery for corner site on the South Side

    Sly Fox Brewing finds a brewing home away from home right next to the Three Rivers Heritage Trail at the South Side Terminal Building redevelopment
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 19:27:25 +0000

    Pitt joins up with Philadelphia consortium to advance pediatric devices

    The Pennsylvania Pediatric Medical Device Consortium announced Wednesday that it was partnering with two programs at the University of Pittsburgh to support the development of promising medical devices that address the unmet clinical needs of children. Pitt's McGowan Institute of Regenerative Medicine and sciVelo will join with the PPDC to provide financial support. The consortium, which is based in Philadelphia, was originally named for its home city. But the consortium expanded its reach across…
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:53:30 +0000

    New creative chief at one of Pittsburgh's biggest ad agencies

    Joe Burke's promotion marks latest in a series of recent leadership changes, additions.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:51:32 +0000

    Sports betting off to fast start at Rivers Casino

    Rivers Casino made more than $1 million in sports wagering revenue in December, the first month for sports gambling at the Pittsburgh attraction. Full-year casino data was released this week by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Rivers Casino handled $5.58 million in sports bets in December and made $1.06 million in revenue. That was the highest for both figures among the three casinos that have launched sports wagering. SugarHouse Casino did $5.54 million in handle and had $641,167 in revenue…
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:15:02 +0000

    Here’s why the Supreme Court might be uncorking wine sales in a city near you

    If you enjoy exploring the many vintages and nuances of wine, pay attention: The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Wednesday in a case that could bring the multibillion-dollar wine industry closer to your doorstep. This week's arguments stem from a Tennessee dispute, Tennessee Wine and Spirits Retailers Association v. Blair, over wine sales across state borders and the labyrinth of post-Prohibition laws limiting how alcohol-based beverages can be sold to consumers. Wednesday's session saw the nation's…
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:11:19 +0000

    Here's why AHN snapped up Pediatric Alliance

    Financial terms weren't announced.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:07:33 +0000

    UPMC Health Plan, WVU Health System near coverage deal

    But neither side will confirm a deal yet.
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 18:04:46 +0000

    PPG considers company split

    PPG (NYSE:PPG) announced that a company review underway that could potentially lead to a split of PPG’s architectural and industrial coatings businesses is set for completion by the second quarter of 2019, according to a news release from the company. The review will take into account shareholder value linked to the combination or separation of the businesses, said the release. Mark Silvey, a PPG spokesman, said the company had nothing further to add beyond the release at this time. Pressure…
  • Thu, 17 Jan 2019 13:50:25 +0000

    EQT sets date for previously delayed meeting with analysts

    EQT Corp. will release details and take questions from Wall Street analysts next week in a meeting that was delayed by a death in the CEO’s family and concerns about the company’s direction from major shareholders. EQT (NYSE: EQT) said Thursday the conference call would be held at 8:30 a.m. Jan. 22. It had been delayed by a little over a month from the original Dec. 13 date. Topics will include its 2019 capital program and plans, which will be released earlier Jan. 22. A lot has happened on…
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