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Cardiac care advances

by Dave Gardner The advancing fields of science, prevention, rehabilitation and behavioral modification are joining hands in an effort to improve the heartbeat of cardiac care. Scientific progress now includes advancements in the specialty of electrophysi (read more)

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For the Record

DEEDS COLUMBIA COUNTY Mifflin Overlook Estates. Property Location: Mifflin Twp. Seller: Helen Home. Amount: $250,000. Marr Residential Sales LLC. Property Location: Mifflin Twp. Seller: Helen Home. Amount: $320,000. Austin Switzer. Property Location: Heml (read more)

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Personnel File

ALLIED SERVICES Kevin E. Bowman, PharmD, MBA, BCGP, assistant vice president of Pharmacy Services, recently met the requirements for a seven-year recertification as a board certified geriatric pharmacist awarded by the Board of Pharmacy Specialties. Board (read more)

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Winter tourism flourishes in the region

by Phil Yacuboski While many tourists enjoy Northeast Pennsylvania for autumn’s majestic fall colors or the warmth and humidity of the summer months, winter is almost as popular, with many flocking here to pump money into the local economy. “People are co (read more)

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Health care focus: caring for the elderly

by Dave Gardner A tidal wave of economic and societal challenges is crashing over America as scores of people enter the ranks of the nation’s 46 million senior citizens. Michael Landram, Ph.D., assistant professor of exercise science and sport at the Univ (read more)

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Local entrepreneur shares fruits of success

by Joe Sylvester Amy Clegg owns and operates Express Employment Professionals in North Scranton, one of the employment chain’s 800 franchises. It is also one of the company’s most successful offices. She said becoming a franchise office of the internation (read more)

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Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal honors Top 20 Under 40 award winners

The Northeast Pennsylvania Business Journal honored its 2018 Top 20 Under 40 award winners with a reception Monday evening, Jan. 21 at Nosh in Dickson City. The honorees are: ■ Lindsay Barrasse of Voyager Video ■ Matthew Borwick of Ollies American Restaur (read more)

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PPL Electric Utilities makes EITC gift to F.M. Kirby Center

PPL Electric Utilities made a donation to the F.M. Kirby Center for the Performing Arts as part of its Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) contribution. This gift will support the Kirby Center’s Young People’s Theater Series, which is a key focus in (read more)

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The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, University of Scranton team up on paid internship program

by Jon O’Connell The Small Business Development Center at the University of Scranton is already pretty good at linking the right interns with the small and growing businesses that need them. Teaming up with the Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce, the de (read more)

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Peoples Security Bank supports local education

During 2018, Peoples Security Bank & Trust donated more than one million dollars as part of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. The donations are administered through Commonwealth Charitable Management and are primarily used to award sc (read more)

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Bank unveils Smart Banking Solution Center

Wayne Bank recently launched a Smart Banking Solution Center at its Central Scranton Community Office on Adams Avenue in downtown Scranton. The Smart Banking Solution Center was designed to introduce customers to the wide array of electronic and mobile ba (read more)

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Celebrating Women Entrepreneurs: Willow's Sunshine Boutique

by Catherine Farrell and Victoria McCormack At 30 years old, Whitney Kineg of Dunmore has her hands full. In addition to being the mother of three boys and one girl, as well as the manager of Tanfastic in downtown Scranton, this past year she opened Willo (read more)

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Ten employees honored for five years of service at HNB

Ten employees, each with five years of service, were recognized at The Honesdale National Bank’s Annual Employee Recognition Dinner held at Lukan’s Farm Resort. David Raven, HNB President & CEO, presided over the program and offered his gratitude for the (read more)

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Nine employees honored for 10 years of service at HNB

Nine employees, each with ten years of service, were recognized at The Honesdale National Bank’s Annual Employee Recognition Dinner held at Lukan’s Farm Resort. David Raven, HNB president and CEO, presided over the program and offered his gratitude for th (read more)

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Health care and seasonal affective disorder

by Phil Yacuboski During the cold, bleary winter months when there’s less daylight, bare trees, snow blanketing the ground and dry air, seasonal affective disorder (SAD) can make life miserable. Most cases appear as winter sets in, according to the Mayo C (read more)

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Breweries about to be hit with state sales tax

by Phil Yacuboski Drinking your favorite craft brew is about to get more expensive. On July 1, the Pennsylvania Department of Revenue will begin collecting a 6 percent sales tax on every dollar of brews sold in Pennsylvania’s brewery taprooms. “We definit (read more)

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Daily steps to keep your heart healthy

Heart disease is a formidable foe. According the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, heart disease accounts for nearly 25 percent of all deaths in the United States each year. Issues relating to the heart affect both men and women, and an estimate (read more)

Fun facts about your heart

You can actually have a “broken heart.” Broken heart syndrome, also known as stress-induced cardiomyopathy, is a real medical condition that causes people to experience symptoms similar to a heart attack after an emotionally stressful event, such as the (read more)


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Hundreds of firms granted exemptions from steel tariffs

When U.S. manufacturers gave Ruth Monahan a hard time about supplying raw, domestic steel, she joined leaders of hundreds of other metalwork companies in asking the government for a break on tariffs. Steel and aluminum tariffs announced a year ago by the (read more)