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    UPDATE: Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI)

    6/4/2021
    The vote reverses the action of May 7, 2020, when AQTAC voted 9-9 with one abstention, to effectively kill a motion by that panel to move what had been an 85-page RGGI proposal forward. “This vote was not a veto point,” Shader said, “just an opportunity for the advisory committee to recommend an action for (DEP’s Environmental Quality Board).”
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 14:52:00 -0400

    Print edition production, delivery held up by power problems

    The publication of The Indiana Gazette has been delayed by electrical system problems, including power failure's at the Gazette's Water Street press center.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:59:00 -0400

    Borough employees protest 18 months without a contract

    There were 10 people who turned up to be in the audience Tuesday night for the first full-fledged voting meeting of Indiana Borough council in 14 months.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:54:00 -0400

    Dougherty nominated as new Indiana borough solicitor

    A former Indiana County district attorney is being offered the job of Indiana Borough solicitor.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:54:00 -0400

    Board hires principal for Blairsville Elementary

    The Blairsville-Saltsburg school board hired a new principal for Blairsville Elementary School at a special meeting Tuesday.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:49:00 -0400

    White Township's Saltsburg Avenue to close for bridge work

    The White Township Board of Supervisors said Saltsburg Avenue will be closed to traffic today and Thursday between 7 a.m. and 4 p.m., due to a stream crossing detail.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 07:44:00 -0400

    Flag schedule set for holiday

    The Blairsville Veterans Flag Committee has announced the dates that July Fourth flags will be set up and taken down at both the Blairsville and SS. Simon and Jude cemeteries.
  • Tue, 22 Jun 2021 07:59:00 -0400

    Board approves final budget with 2.2 percent tax increase

    The Purchase Line School Board unanimously adopted a 2021-22 final budget at Monday’s meeting, voting for a 2.2 percent tax increase.
  • Tue, 22 Jun 2021 07:49:00 -0400

    Girl Scouts wrap up another year

    Indiana Girl Scouts are wrapping up another Girl Scout year. From volunteer appreciation events and earning badges to virtual and in-person activities and service projects, Girl Scouts continued traditions and kept their sisterhood connected.
  • Tue, 22 Jun 2021 04:44:00 -0400

    Volunteer opportunities

    Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, volunteer opportunities may be on hold. Please contact the agency/organization you are interested in and see if they are accepting new volunteers and to see the requirements they may have for their volunteers.
  • Mon, 21 Jun 2021 07:59:00 -0400

    Nurses win grant for IASD programs

    The Highmark Foundation has awarded the Indiana Area School District a grant of $7,500 to help school nurses to identify emerging health trends among students, and to find evidence-based practices to promote better student health, social and academic success and…
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    CELEBRATING 30 YEARS OF B2B NEWS!

    Pennsylvania business is ready to go into full gear as the Wolf administration has announced the easing of more Covid restrictions in advance of the general lifting of restrictions previously announced for Memorial Day, May 31. The order still requires all Pennsylvanians to wear masks until 70% of Pennsylvanians age 18 and older are fully vaccinated. But, after officials at […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Central PA Chamber of Commerce celebrates 116 years of service

    The Central PA Chamber of Commerce is proud to have served the region now for 116 years, having celebrated its birthday on May 19. Looking back on its origins, the Chamber sees that it has the same basic mission today that The Milton Board of Trade had when they started in 1905: “To be the preferred resource center for our […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Legislation would keep Pennsylvania government from taking money out of banking fund to pay other expense

    (AP) Legislation authored by Rep. Sheryl Delozier, R- Cumberland, to strengthen the independence of Pennsylvania’s banking fund unanimously passed in the house. “House Bill 859 would prevent state government from accessing dedicated revenue in order to balance budgets,” Delozier said in a news release. The new legislation would change both the Banking Fund and the Institution Resolution Account to Trust […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    AmeriServ Financial, Inc. and Riverview Financial Corporation Complete Previously Announced Branch Purchase Transaction

    (AP) AmeriServ Financial, Inc., the parent company of AmeriServ Financial Bank, and Riverview Financial Corporation, the parent company of Riverview Bank and its operating divisions, jointly announced on May 24, the completion of their previously announced transaction providing for AmeriServ’s acquisition of Citizens Neighborhood Bank’s (CNB), an operating division of Riverview Bank, branch and deposit customers in Meyersdale, as well […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Banking CEO Roundtable

    With the announcement this month that the Covid restrictions in Pennsylvania will be lifted, businesses are looking forward to getting back to “normal.” In the past year, the pandemic has become the most potent factor in our daily lives and in our economic activity. Businesses and the financial institutions that support them have had to adapt swiftly and in unexpected […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Wolf Administration Announces Investments to Improve 12 Airports

    Governor Tom Wolf announced today that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) will invest $10 million in state grant funds benefitting 12 Pennsylvania airports. “Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s economy moving,” Governor Wolf said. “These investments will help Pennsylvania’s airports operate safely, expand to meet current demands, and sustain growth well into the future.” As of […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Reliance Bank CEO Dennis Doll Retires

    Dennis Doll recently retired as the president and CEO of Reliance Bank. Doll has been with Reliance since 1995. Doll began his career at Community Consumer in State College in the 1970s. Three years later, he took a job at Ridge Homes in Milesburg handling commercial lending. When the business closed in the 1980s, he joined Mellon Bank, later moving […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    Central PA Tourism Bureaus

    The first rule of good writing is to avoid cliches. But it is impossible not to say, like so many others, that the past year has been like no other. A year that began with uncertainty has given way to a new resolve as vaccinations have risen and the state Covid restrictions are being lifted. One of the regional industries […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    CBICC Engages Search Firm to Find New President & Chief Executive Officer

    State College, PA – The Board of Directors of the Chamber of Business & Industry of Centre County (CBICC) has begun the search for CBICC’s next President & Chief Executive Officer, retaining Waverly Partners as its executive search firm. Board member Ted McDowell will head a 13-member search committee that will work with Waverly Partners to identify qualified local, regional […]
  • Fri, 28 May 2021 12:00:00 +0000

    PA Chamber helps Caring Communities open new Location

    Congratulations to Caring Communities! The Central PA Chamber of Commerce helped them celebrate their new Bloomsburg location at 599 E. 7th St. on Friday, May 14, with a ribbon cutting ceremony. Caring Communities’ mission is to provide a system of comprehensive services to prevent, test and treat public health disparities while creating educated, stigma-free communities. Available clinic services include: STD […]
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 23:01:49 +0000

    Pittsburgh participates in City Pitch Competition to recruit tech talent

    “There’s a structural change that is going to last post-pandemic. … The talent is in the driver’s seat.”
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 22:27:13 +0000

    Chatham achieves LEED Platinum for two more buildings at Eden Hall

    University continues to build out North Hills campus to high green building standards
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 21:54:49 +0000

    Pittsburgh Irish Festival debuts 2021 lineup set for this fall to celebrate its 30th annual event

    The annual Pittsburgh Irish Festival returns this fall, set to take place at The Lots at Sandcastle from Sept. 10 -12, 2021. The event will be the 30th Annual Celtic Celebration for the Steel City when it debuts this fall. “We’re so excited to be presenting an incredible entertainment lineup at this year’s Pittsburgh Irish Festival,” Mairin Petrone, executive director of the Pittsburgh Irish Festival, said in a prepared statement. “Guests who have joined us at any point during the last…
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:54:37 +0000

    Here's where Pittsburgh ranks among the world's most expensive cities

    Every U.S. city's rank is lower than last year in Mercer's 27th annual Cost of Living survey that includes 209 worldwide.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:29:52 +0000

    Small Business, Big Mission: Bloomfield Robotics is opening doors worldwide

    Startup's technology helping to grow grapes in France and blueberries in Peru.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:27:53 +0000

    Small Business, Big Mission: Wigle Whiskey is using a 3-pronged approach

    Wigle Whiskey poised for post-pandemic future.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 20:26:25 +0000

    Small Business, Big Mission: The Wilson Group adds to its product mix

    The Wilson Group added an IT management division to increase revenue during the pandemic.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 19:32:46 +0000

    Survey from Pittsburgh-based ServiceLink looks at homebuying trends nationwide over past year

    According to ServiceLink, the online study of 1,000 randomly sampled homeowners showed that while a third of the people surveyed considered purchasing a home during the pandemic, only 11% actually completed the process over the past 12 months.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:47:09 +0000

    Inflation rages but here's why the head of the Fed and PNC's chief economist say it's temporary

    That 70s show of rising costs with inflation topping 10% "very very unlikely" to repeat, Jerome Powell tells lawmakers.
  • Wed, 23 Jun 2021 18:36:24 +0000

    CCAC appoints new chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer

    The Community College of Allegheny County recently announced the appointment of Angelica Perez-Johnston as its new chief diversity, equity and inclusion officer, effective July 6. In this role, Perez-Johnston will lead the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (ODEI) which, according to the CCAC website, “coordinates many of the college's diversity initiatives, engages with external groups and helps to educate the college community about multiculturalism, diversity and related topics”…
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