Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. announces quarterly dividend

Richard A. Grafmyre CFP, president and chief executive officer of Penns Woods Bancorp Inc., (NASDAQ:PWOD) has announced that the company’s board of directors declared a fourth quarter 2014 cash dividend of $0.47 per share. The dividend is payable Dec. 23 to shareholders of record Dec. 9. (read more)

  • Penns Woods Bancorp Inc. announces quarterly dividend
  • ‘Team’ Home Depot assists Women’s Resource Center of Monroe County
  • FNCB serves as a drop-off location for Toys for Tots
  • Scranton Roaring Ramblers Toastmasters to meet Dec. 9 and Dec. 23
  • Tobyhanna Federal Credit Union raises $1,415 to fight breast cancer
  • NEPA Alliance Business Finance Corporatio​n presents check to Mann Lake Ltd
  • Corky’s Garden Path Greenhouses LLC


‘Honesdale for the Holidays’ set for Nov. 28 and 29

Historic Honesdale offers its famous holiday hospitality during the annual Honesdale for the Holidays event on Friday and Saturday, Nov. 28 and 29, sponsored by Wayne Bank. Many of Honesdale’s stores and businesses will host open houses with seasonal warm


University of Scranton Loyola Science Center meets ‘Gold Standard’ for sustainability

From the standpoint of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, or LEED, all that glitters is not gold. The gold standard is reserved for significantly “green” projects that meet or exceed requirements for the second-highest certification level on t

University of Scranton wins water bottle filling station in Pennsylvania American Water’s ‘UTap Challenge’ on social media

Facebook users throughout Pennsylvania were true to their schools, helping two universities win brand-new bottle-filling stations for water fountains on their campuses. California University of Pennsylvania and the University of Scranton were the top vote


Pennsylvania unemployment rate declines to six-year low 5.4% in October

On Nov. 25, the Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry released its employment situation report for October. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate declined by three-tenths of a percentage point from September to 5.4 percent — a six-year low. The commonwea


Opinion: Net Neutrality explained

Decades ago, Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania built, at its own expense, a toboggan run that was enjoyed by thousands who paid $10 to ride a toboggan for the day. Nearby, The Giving Tree was happy. But the old man fell asleep and had a nightmare. In the nightmar

Antibiotics: when are they the right treatment?

By Q. Thomas Novinger, M.D., MBA As a pediatrician, I’ve seen my share of ear infections, sinus infections and strep throats over the years. Antibiotics are often prescribed to treat these conditions, but I’m often asked by parents and caregivers if antib

Small Business Saturday on Nov. 29 highlights the impact of shopping ‘small’

By Natalia Olson-Urtecho As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, we at the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrate small businesses daily. When our small businesses do well, our communities do well. Therefore, as part of our annual traditi

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

Local businesses value, support heritage events Sponsors aid river trail’s ‘Family Fun Day,’ Santa Train, which starts Dec. 6

By Natalie Gelb Children have a wonderful way of putting things in perspective. This was evident on Sunday, Oct. 26, as friends and families gathered on the Central New Jersey section of the Lackawanna River Heritage Trail (LRHT) for a new event, Family F

Keystone College teams with Cabot Oil & Gas to promote historic Dennis Farm

Keystone College and Cabot Oil & Gas recently partnered to present a symposium and field tour promoting the historic Dennis Farm in Hop Bottom, Susquehanna County. The event featured presentations on the Keystone College campus exploring Dennis Farm’s his

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Leadership Lackawanna cites area projects to be completed by ‘Core Program’ class

The Leadership Lackawanna Core Program Class of 2014-2015 has announced three projects to be completed during the upcoming program year. As part of the 10-month program curriculum, participants collaborate with local nonprofit organizations to complete va