The final design for Bloomsburg’s flood protection system is expected one year from now. The Columbia County Commissioners recently signed an agreement with Borton-Lawson, a Pennsylvania-based engineering and architectural firm. more»
The 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital’s Gala Planning Committee:
Front row: Jennifer Reish; Lise Barrick; Bridget Smith; Angela Motto, Gala co-chair; Maria Petorak; and Heather Snyder, Development Coordinator at Evangelical Community Hospital.
Back row: Shannon Moyers; Brandy Kift, Marketing Manager at Evangelical Community Hospital; Cynthia Martin; Julie Stefan; Teresa Keeley; Sabra Karr; Jennifer Motto-Holthus; and Donna Schuck, Associate Vice President/Chief Development Officer at Evangelical Community Hospital
Not Pictured: Jodi Batman and Sheri Rippon, Gala co-chair.
Plans are underway for the 2014 Evangelical Community Hospital Gala event. Being heldSaturday, March 8, 2014, at Bucknell University’s Larison Hall, the black-tie optional evening of dinner, dancing, and live auction raises funds to advance vital Hospital initiatives. more»
WILLIAMSPORT -- A recently discovered box of my father’s writings includes a bunch of diaries from 1918 or 1919 (He never used a blank diary until it was outdated and no longer able to be sold). He writes of his job in Philadelphia at the George W. Jacobs Bookstore. more»
Major transportation legislation is under consideration in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and a vote is anticipated within days. Legislators will vote on the $2.5-billion spending plan that cleared the Senate in June. more»
SEDA-COG, in conjunction with Centre, Clinton, and Mifflin counties has begun a project to increase the utilization of regionally developed natural gas in Central Pennsylvania. The $160,000 project is intended to make natural gas more accessible for residential, industrial, and vehicular use. more»
Federal Bureau of Prison (BOP) facilities in Allenwood and Lewisburg buy more than $45 million in goods and services every year, representing a “…great opportunity…” for firms in Central Pennsylvania, according to Kristen Moyer, Procurement Specialist with the SEDA-COG Procurement Technical Assistance Center (PTAC). more»
Computer Support Services, Inc. (CSSI) a Pennsylvania based IT Solutions Provider today announced that it has finalized a partnership with SalesPad® , A provider of sales and customer services tools for Microsoft Great Plains Users.
Pictured from left to right are Rob Phillips/Bonner Sports & RV; Dave George/Bonner Sports & RV; Jamie Caputo/Branch Director, Central PA Food Bank; Tom Szulanczyk, Chapter Executive/American Red Cross; Anna Thompson/ Communications & Development Manager, YWCA of Northcentral PA; Samantha Gonzalez/Intern, YWCA of Northcentral PA; Nate Metzger/Bonner Sports & RV; Bob Reeder, President/Bonner Sports & RV.
Bonner Sports and RV recently announced the winner of its Vote for Charity program. Vying for the top prize of $750 were: The Williamsport YWCA, Journey House (New Covenant United Church of Christ), The Jersey Shore YMCA, Red Cross Disaster Relief, and the Central PA Food Bank. more»
A recent photo of the construction site, looking west.
Work is progressing on the Loyalsock Creek railroad bridge in Lycoming County as the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) continues to target a summer 2014 completion. The $9.1 million project is about 10% complete. more»
Pennsylvania’s Public Private Partnership (P3) Board today approved three projects that will help provide transportation services and infrastructure more efficiently through partnerships with the private sector.
The board approved two proposals from the private sector and one project through which PennDOT and a third party would quickly replace hundreds of bridges. more»
The Red Wing Shoe Company is proud to announce the grand opening of their new Red Wing Store, located in Linden, Pennsylvania, on U.S. Route 220 South; serving Williamsport and surrounding counties. more»
As the SEDA-COG Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) prepares to update its public transportation plan, it is surveying area residents about needs and concerns regarding transit service in the MPO’s eight counties -- Clinton, Columbia, Juniata, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Snyder, and Union. more»