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SEI Women's Network Leadership Summit set for Wednesday

The first SEI Women's Network Leadership Summit will take place in Philadelphia on Wednesday.

Dauphin County’s Fort Hunter Park to hold holiday activities

Dauphin County is offering a series of holiday activities at Fort Hunter Park through Dec. 23.

Lackawanna County's unemployment rate lowest since 2008

An unemployment analysis released by Lackawanna County Monday said available jobs in September increased 27.4 percent year-over-year.

Susquehanna Brewing Company gets $140,000 federal loan

The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA) presented a loan agreement to the Susquehanna Brewing Company (SBC) totaling $140,000 from the USDA's Rural Development arm and the Economic Development Administration (EDA) on Monday.

Westmoreland County seeks tax office director job applicants

Westmoreland County is accepting applications for the position of tax office director.

Somerset County approves $42.3 million budget for 2015

Somerset County commissioners approved a $42 million budget for 2015 last week, which represents approximately a 3.1 percent increase over 2014.

CCAP honors 2014 academy graduates

Fifteen county officials recently completed the County Commissioners Association of Pennsylvania's (CCAP) Academy for Excellence in County Government and another six officials completed the advanced certification program.

General Fund grows by $1.7B in November

While Pennsylvania has more than expected in its General Fund for 2014, revenue from the commonwealth's personal income tax is lagging, the Revenue Department said on Monday.

Boeing's Smithfield expansion expected to bring over 150 jobs with it

The Boeing Co. plans to expand its 65,000-square-foot facility in Smithfield, bringing jobs and other opportunities to the area, Gov. Tom Corbett said recently.

FNCB donates $2,500 to Wayne County Public Library

Wayne County Public Library recently received a $2,500 donation from First National Community Bank (FNCB) to help fund programs for K-12 students.

Cybergenetics secures U.S. patent for TrueAllele DNA-sorting system

Cybergenetics has been awarded a U.S. patent for a system that can analyze DNA mixtures found at crime scenes, Business Wire said Tuesday.

Completed home sales in Pennsylvania fall for third straight quarter

Completed home sales in Pennsylvania fell for the third straight quarter, a report by the state's Independent Fiscal Office said.

McDaid tabbed as new president and COO for PHCA/CALM

W. Russell McDaid was recently promoted to president and chief operating officer of the Pennsylvania Health Care Association and the Center for Assisted Living Management (PHCA/CALM).

Wolf puts financial task force members into place

Pennsylvania Gov.-elect Tom Wolf recently named his full Budget Deficit and Fiscal Stabilization Task Force.

Day & Zimmermann signs contract with Phoenix power plant

Day & Zimmermann, a family-owned, global construction and engineering firm based in Philadelphia, was recently awarded a lengthy contract for services in Phoenix.

Zelienople receives $3 million state grant

The borough of Zelienople will receive a $3 million grant to improve its downtown area, including historical restoration of the Kaufman House, Sen. Elder Vogel Jr. (R-47) announced on Wednesday.

Universal Electric Corporation to expand with state help

Power distribution manufacturer, Universal Electric Corporation will be constructing a new facility in Canonsburg, Gov. Tom Corbett announced Tuesday.

Customers Bank executive named 'Admired CEO' by business journal

Jay Sidhu, CEO and chairman of Customers Bancorp, Inc. and Customers Bank, was selected as a 2014 Most Admired CEO recipient by the Philadelphia Business Journal.

WPX Energy announces $300 million deal with Southwestern Energy

WPX Energy and Southwestern Energy Company announced Tuesday an agreement for Southwestern to take over WPX's operations in northeast Pennsylvania for about $300 million cash.

State's last auto auction of 2014 to be held Tuesday

The Department of General Services will sell approximately 500 vehicles during the final Pennsylvania vehicle auction of 2014 at the Manheim Central Penn Auto Auction in Grantville on Tuesday.

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