Blue Mountain awarded $500,000 grant from Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority

The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) has announced their support in funding The Tuthill Corporation’s project to build a combined heat and power (CHP) plant, also known at a cogeneration plant, at Blue Mountain. Electricity is Blue Mountain’s second highest cost and with their own cogeneration plant producing clean energy, cost and fuel use will be reduced significantly. (read more)

  • Blue Mountain awarded $500,000 grant from Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority
  • Spectra Energy Partners becomes newest member in PennEast pipeline project, which begins in Luzerne County
  • Rural community to launch energy conservation program
  • Tobyhanna Army Depot deploys Lean Management System to prevent ‘Lean recidivism’
  • Quandel Construction to renovate historic North Scranton Junior High into affordable senior housing
  • To be sure your email is read, keep it short
  • General Assembly approves bill negating “nuisance ordinance’’provision


 

Winners of the Greater Honesdale Partnership’s 2014 Harvest & Heritage Days Corn Shucking contest named

The Greater Honesdale Partnership’s annual Harvest & Heritage Days took place Oct. 11 and Oct. 12, sponsored this year by The Honesdale National Bank with support from Wayne County Tourism. The winners of the 10th Annual Corn Shucking Contest were named.

 
Energy

Blue Mountain awarded $500,000 grant from Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority

The Pennsylvania Energy Development Authority (PEDA) has announced their support in funding The Tuthill Corporation’s project to build a combined heat and power (CHP) plant, also known at a cogeneration plant, at Blue Mountain. Electricity is Blue Mountai

Spectra Energy Partners becomes newest member in PennEast pipeline project, which begins in Luzerne County

PennEast Pipeline Company LLC, announced that Spectra Energy Partners (NYSE: SEP) has joined in the development of its PennEast Pipeline. The proposed interstate natural gas pipeline will transport clean, affordable and abundant natural gas to reliably me

 
Economy

Home Depot data breach cost Pennsylvania credit unions more than $2 million; nationally nearly $60 million

The Home Depot stores data security breach has cost credit unions in Pennsylvania more than $2 million from costs incurred from reissuing cards, fraudulent charges, and other related expenses according to survey data released from the Pennsylvania Credit

 
Op-Ed

Nov. 4: One Day, Many Elections

By G. Terry Madonna & Michael L. Young How many gubernatorial elections will Pennsylvania hold this November? A trick question? Yes, sort of — but the question reveals an important and too little recognized characteristic of state elections. We vote state

Taking the fight to Ebola

The following is a guest opinion from Karen Rizzo, M.D., 2015 president of the Pennsylvania Medical Society (PAMED) and a practicing ENT physician from Lancaster. Many of us suspected that there would be a day when Ebola would arrive in the United States

Opinion: Congress should allow states to legalize sports gambling

By Joshua Winneker States struggling with their budgets may have received a new ally and a potentially lucrative revenue stream thanks to new NBA Commissioner Adam Silver and his progressive way of thinking. Silver and the NBA recently announced that the

Opinion: Pennsylvania’s lawsuit reforms are working; Let’s not roll back progress

Statement of the Pennsylvania Medical Society: Ten years ago, Pennsylvania’s legislature and Supreme Court took responsible actions to reform the commonwealth’s then out-of-control system for trying claims of medical negligence. Those reasonable reforms i

PHCA/CALM praises Healthy Pennsylvania; additional lawsuit abuse reforms needed to stem suits of predatory, out-of-state law firms

Stuart H. Shapiro, M.D., president and CEO of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association and Center for Assisted Living Management (PHCA/CALM), applauded the recent federal approval of Pennsylvania’s “Healthy PA” initiative. “Even the federal government rec

An ominous warning sign for Pennsylvania: Earlier-than-normal loan points to serious structural deficit in Pennsylvania’s budget

By: Rob McCord, Pennsylvania state treasurer On Sept. 15, something happened that has not occurred in recent memory: the state’s General Fund balance dipped below zero — a historic low for this time of year. This is alarming because the General Fund is es

AMAC OpEd: Obamacare diverts $22 billion for Medicare home health to pay for costs of insurance exchange subsidies, expanded Medicaid

Obamacare diverts $22 billion earmarked for Medicare home health care for seniors in order to pay for the costs of its insurance exchange subsidies and expanded Medicaid programs. “Homebound seniors will have to seek care outside of their homes and the ho

Good Intent Volunteer Fire Co. receives pet oxygen masks to save pets from fire

Firefighters from the Good Intent Volunteer Fire Company have become some of the best-equipped in the nation to save a pet’s life. That’s because Invisible Fence of Northeast Pennsylvania has donated a set of pet oxygen masks to the fire department. The d

 

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