Supreme Court Justice Correale F. Stevens will address the business community on Thursday, Aug. 13 at the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce Red Carpet Breakfast program. The breakfast program is sponsored by Coordinated Health, and will take place at Sister’s/3 Bobby D’s Restaurant, 789 North Locust Street, Hazleton.
The program will begin at 7:45 a.m. and conclude at 9 a.m. A full breakfast will be served at the upcoming breakfast program for a $20 fee for Hazleton Chamber members and a $25 fee for non-chamber members. Chamber members and guests who would like to attend should contact the chamber office at 570-455-1509 or register online at hazletonchamber.org by Friday, Aug. 7.
By Dave Gardner
Pennsylvania’s maturing natural gas business is witnessing an evolution in focus from drilling expansion to pipeline construction.
Marcellus Shale drillers produced more than 2 trillion cubic feet of gas in the second half of 2014. As this bounty continues, new pipelines and associated compressor stations must be built to transport millions of cubic feet of natural gas per day to the nation’s major markets.
What is the encore movement?
The encore movement aims to solve social problems by harnessing the experience of people in midlife and beyond. It includes the legions of people in or aspiring to transition to their encores, the people and organizations working to enable encores for others and the social purpose organizations tapping encore talent.
What is meant by work with social impact or social purpose?
Downtown Hazleton is “revving” up for the First Friday of August (Aug.7), which features the Hazleton Chamber’s annual Car Cruise-In and Farmer’s Market, several art exhibits (including the kickoff to Art League’s Peace, Love and Chalk event), a sidewalk art sale, free movies, a free walking tour of the historic Vine Street Cemetery, beer tastings, live music, boxing by the Hazleton Area Boxing Club, live professional wrestling at the Sanctuary, opening night of Mary Poppins at the Pennsylvania Theatre of Performing Arts (to include a dinner buffet prior to the show), and several merchant promotions.
U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania) announced that in response to his request the Department of Justice (DOJ) has pledged new resources to aid the City of Wilkes-Barre in its effort against crime. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearm and Explosives (ATF) will now work directly with local police to provide intelligence including a comprehensive threat assessment of criminal networks potentially operating in the region.
Arts on the Square is celebrating it’s third annual outdoor arts festival, wrapping around Courthouse Square, July 25 from noon to 8 p.m. The event will have more 100 vendors, food trucks, children’s activities, interactive art pieces, a live mural, crafts, music and more.
The Pop-Up studio will have an area to create your own art, using chalk on the streets and sidewalk in front of Courthouse Square (N. Washington Side) along with games like Plinko and a scavenger hunt.
The No. 1 outdoor activity to do in the heart of the Poconos is biking with Pocono Bike Rental on the world famous Lehigh Gorge Rail Trail System, according to the popular travel and activities review site, TripAdvisor.
“The historic Luzerne County town of White Haven, which is in the heart of the Poconos near Lake Harmony and best known for the Skiing Epicenter is also the summer Outdoor Mecca for Extreme Adventure Sports,” said Pocono Bike Rental owner, Tom Williams who thanks his loyal repeat customers for their kind words. “The rankings of TripAdvisor take into account many factors but rely heavily on customer reviews and user published content such as pricing info, descriptions of the business and photos which makes it unique and unlike any other review site,” Williams said.