Earth Day festival coming to town April 26
Earth Day will have one thing going for it in 2014 that it has not had since its inception 44 years ago.
FNB buying another Md. bank for $94M
FNB Corp. announced Tuesday it was buying OBA Financial Services Inc., a Maryland bank holding company, in an all-stock deal valued at $94 million.
Hermitage native pens book about time on submarine
Tom Clancy’s popular undersea novels may have a bit of competition.
More cities look to profit from development program
Gov. Tom Corbett announced at the end of 2013 that Bethlehem and Lancaster would be the first cities to use an economic development program designed to let businesses put money they wou
Edinboro University creates new community college in Erie
Edinboro University on Wednesday announced it has reformulated its Erie campus to have certificate and associate degree programs at community college prices.
If you are facing an increase in your flood insurance premium, contact us
If you are the owner of a flood insurance policy who is facing having to pay a steep increase in your premiums, please contact Michael Roknick, Herald business editor, at 724-981-6100, ext 243, or email him at email@example.com for a local story on the impact of these increases.
Business briefs from March 22, 2014
GC Chamber hosting Eggs n’ Issues
Seminar offers tips on reducing electric costs
‘Job Fair 2014’ seeking area businesses
2 electronics recycling events planned to celebrate Earth Day
Tri-County CleanWays, in partnership with the Lawrence-Mercer Recycling/Solid Waste Department, has announced two electronics recycling events to mark Earth Day. They are:
DEP says ‘forced pooling’ hearings are postponed
The state Department of Environmental Protection on Friday said public hearings have been postponed on a request to force local landowners in Mercer and Lawrence counties to allow gas and oil drilling on their land.
County rating raised by S&P
Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services raised its long-term and underlying rating on Mercer County’s general obligation bonds from “A Stable” to “A+ Stable.”
Homemade BBQ sauce turns into big production
A Butler County woman has expanded her signature, homemade barbecue sauce – which received some national attention last year on the Steve Harvey Show.
Students invited to enter Oh-Penn video contest
Teams of high school students are invited to participate in a regional student video contest sponsored by the Oh-Penn Manufacturing Collaborative.
Drilling report yields violations, permits
Nine violations and more than a dozen permits for gas and oil drilling came out of a roundup of records that detail drilling activities over the past month in Butler, Lawrence, Mercer and Venango counties.
- Business briefs from March 5, 2014
Hodge Foundry, Yourga Trucking land state grants
Two Mercer County companies received state grants this week – Hodge Foundry in Hempfield Township and Yourga Trucking Inc. in Wheatland.
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