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Terrafina LLC relocating to PA, Creating 120 Jobs in Monroe County New

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Governor Tom Wolf announced that Terrafina LLC, a food manufacturer of healthy snack options, will be relocating its operations from New York City into East Stroudsburg, Monroe County, and will create 120 new Pennsylvania jobs. PIDA Loan to be submitted by Monroe County’s certified economic development organization, PMEDC

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2017 List of Best Places to Work In PA Revealed

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Vigon International, Inc. in East Stroudsburg, Monroe County makes the list again!

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PMEDC to Host NEPIRC's No Cost Leadership Development Essentials

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Leadership development is applicable to all levels, in all industries. Become a stronger, more impactful leader and learn how to manage teams more effectively. These 4 hour, no-cost seminars teach how to provide leadership in the midst of adversity and change. Using self-assessment tools and experiential learning, attendees…

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Penn’s Northeast Creatively Submits Six Sites for Amazon’s 2nd Headquarters

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Monroe County, a Penn’s Northeast partner, submits Arcadia North Business Park as an option for the first phase of the Amazon HQ2 project.

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PPL Electric Utilities Continues to add Smart Grid Automation

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The utility’s smart grid work recently was honored by the Southeast Electric Exchange, an industry group, with an Industry Excellence Award. PPL’s reliability satisfaction score is among the leaders nationwide, according to J.D. Power.

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Monroe Gigabit Project Gets Strong RFP Results

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44 Participating Organizations Reviewing Gigabit Proposals

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Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau Announces 2017 Tourism Day

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Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau New CEO to Attend Event

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Cork Pops for New Business, Event Center

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Business Creates about 30 new jobs with expansion!

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DCED, PMEDC and Downtown Stroudsburg celebrate National Small Business Week at The Penn Stroud

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The Pennsylvania Department of Community & Economic Development (DCED) is celebrating the second annual Pennsylvania Small Business Week (April 30 –May 6, 2017) in conjunction with National Small Business Week, celebrated by the U.S. Small Business Administration.
Pennsylvania is once again showcasing the role small businesses play in our state and how they support both strong entrepreneurship and vibrant communities.

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PIDA Approves Loan for Monroe County Company

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Ailya Chemical Corporation in Mount Pocono approved for $515,437 to support job growth in Monroe County, PA.

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SBA Loans Available in PA Following Sec. of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for Drought

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SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans Available in Pennsylvania following Secretary of Agriculture Disaster Declaration for November Drought

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RACP Grant Announced for Former International Boiler Works Building

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Governor Tom Wolf announced today a $1.8 million Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) grant for the continued redevelopment of the former International Boiler Works (IBW) Building in East Stroudsburg.

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Announcing Export Seminars for Businesses

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The Northeastern Pennsylvania Alliance (NEPA), through the Northeastern Pennsylvania Defense Transition Partnership, is offering two educational seminars for businesses. “Export Documentation & Procedures” will take place Monday, November 14, 2016 from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm, and “U.S. Free Trade Agreements” will take place Tuesday, November 15, 2016 from 8:30 am to 12:30 pm. Both seminars will be held at the Radisson Lackawanna Station Hotel in Scranton.

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Free Business Support Services Offered at PMEDC

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Schedule an appointment today for FREE Business Consulting Services at PMEDC and other locations throughout Monroe County.

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Governor Wolf Announces Business in Our Sites Investments

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Pocono Mountains Industries, Inc. approved for Business in Our Sites Loan for the Smithfield Gateway Project

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Governor Wolf Announces $40 Million from the Multimodal Transportation Fund for 37 PennDOT Projects

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Pocono Mountains Industries approved for the only PennDOT Multimodal Transportation Project in Monroe County for the Smithfield Gateway project.

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PMEDC and Partners Release Second Edition of Pocono Mountains Regional Economic Development Guide

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Monroe County’s largest employer takes center stage in the newest edition of the Pocono Mountains Regional Economic Development Guide, with a cover article looking at Tobyhanna Army Depot, which specializes in the fabrication of military hardware used by all four branches of the armed services. The annual magazine is published by the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC), the Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau, and a coalition of our economic development partners in Carbon, Pike and Wayne counties.

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PMEDC Spearheads Distribution of $3.8 million in gaming revenue

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The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation coordinated distribution of $6.2 million in Local Share Account grants in July, 2016, including $2.4 million in continuing support for Northampton Community College’s Monroe Campus and nearly $1 million help fund a new connector road between routes 447 and 209.

Other grants will fund the…

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NEPA Alliance Offers ITAR Bootcamp on Wednesday

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NEPA Alliance is offering a valuable two-day seminar beginning Wednesday morning. The seminar introduces the basics of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) so you can enhance your skills and minimize your company’s risk. This seminar provides essential information that will help you ensure that your State and Commerce license applications are approved with the first submission.

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NCC Offers Veterans / Active Duty Servicemen Free CDL Tuition

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Northampton Community College has launched a program which offers veterans, active duty servicemen and women, and military spouses free tuition for its CDL training program. Interested applicants can call 570-369-1885 to make an appointment.

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FREE WORKSHOP: Why Selling to the Private Sector is Very Different Than Selling to the Government

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Sign up today for this free class benefiting contractors currently doing business in the Federal Marketplace who need to diversify and sell to the Private Sector. It is ideal for business owners, marketing and sales teams, and business development executives.

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Weiler Corporation acquires SWATYCOMET from Avtotehna

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Game-changing combination positions Weiler as a global market leader in abrasives
and provides new growth opportunities for SWATYCOMET

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Pocono Mountains' Ski Resorts Expand Offerings

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More snowmaking and more activities welcome 2016 ski season!

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Pocono Health System and Lehigh Valley Health Network One Step Closer to Merger

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Pocono Health System (PHS) and Lehigh Valley Health Network have signed an agreement for a full-asset merger, pending regulatory approvals. The two organizations announced in May 2015 they had signed a letter of intent to merge subject to due diligence, the negotiation of definitive transaction documents, and approval from regulators. Pending completion of regulatory approvals, the parties expect the proposed merger to take effect in the first half of 2016.

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U.S. News and World Report says Pocono Medical Center ranks highly in heart specialties

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Pocono Medical Center ranked as a High Performing Hospital for both heart failure and heart bypass surgery and has been recognized as one of the best hospitals for 2015-16 in Pennsylvania by U.S. News & World Report.

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