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Vigon Makes Inc. 5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America, AGAIN!

  Filed under: Current Events 

For the second year in a row, Vigon has been included on the Inc. 5000 Inc. Magazine’s annual ranking of the 5,000 fastest-growing private companies in the country. The Inc. 5000 represents the most comprehensive look at the most important segment of the economy today – America’s entrepreneurs and…

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Price Reduced on Delaware Water Gap Industrial Building

  Filed under: Current Events 

The Hart Corporation, broker of record for the Former Laird Technologies Building in Delaware Water Gap, announced November 19, 2009 that the asking price for the building has been reduced.

The asking price is now $1,250,000 for the 111,740 square foot industrial building strategically located just off Interstate 80 and only…

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State Investments Will Allow East Stroudsburg University to Create, Retain Jobs

  Filed under: Current Events 

Governor Edward G. Rendell said new state investments totaling $4.1 million will help to create and retain 775 jobs as East Stroudsburg University builds a research and technology facility in Monroe County and blighted, vacant properties are redeveloped in Lancaster’s downtown business district.

Together, the projects are worth nearly $20…

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PMEDC Voices Support for NCC Bond Issue

  Filed under: Current Events & Press Releases  

The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) has joined the growing list of organizations urging voters to approve a $31 million bond issue that will help fund construction of an expanded Monroe Campus of Northampton Community College (NCC) in Tannersville.

“We understand that $31 million is a lot of money, especially…

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100,000 MegaPhase Cables Help the US Army Defeat IED Devices

  Filed under: Current Events 

MegaPhase honored the accomplishments of the United States Army’s PM Counter RCIED Electronic Warfare (“CREW”), and the MegaPhase Team’s contribution to the protection of the Warfighter from the threat of IEDs in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom on Wednesday, August 19, 2009 at their facility in Stroudsburg.

The critical…

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Key Monroe County Properties Designated as Keystone Opportunity Zones

  Filed under: Current Events 

In a move one commercial realtor called “one of the most powerful things to happen in Monroe County economic development history,” George Cornelius, acting secretary of Pennsylvania’s Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) announced in late June that approximately 340 acres of industrial property in Monroe County had been…

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Verizon Customers' Support Benefits PSFC

  Filed under: Current Events 

PMEDC put Verizon in touch with Pocono Services for Families and Children to gain grant funds for their litercy program

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Innovation and Entrprenuership Center "Topped Off" at ESU

  Filed under: Current Events 

A “Topping – Off” ceremony for the new Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, a development of the ESU Center for Research and Economic Development (CFRED) was held on May 15, 2009. CFRED is constructing the 51,000 square-foot Center as the first phase of the ESU Research and Business park…

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PMEDC & NEPA Partnered to Bring Area Businesses Together with Foreign Trade Advisors

  Filed under: Current Events 

NEPA Alliance in Partnership with the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation hosted One-on-One Meetings for Area Businesses with Pennsylvania’s Authorized Trade Advisors May 15, 2009 at The Chateau Resort and Conference Center.

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Pocono Business Journal and Chuck Leonard of PMEDC Present at May's Business and Books Series

  Filed under: Current Events 

Chuck’s Topic will be “Economic Development trends in Northeast PA” at Borders in Stroudsburg

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Ground Broken on Airport Runway Expansion Project

  Filed under: Current Events 

Project funded by Local Share Account for Monroe County gets underway.

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Local Share Gaming Revenues Fund 14 Local Projects

  Filed under: Press Releases 

Education, health care, infrastructure, and quality of life projects will share more $6 million, the initial allocation from Mt. Airy Casino’s contribution to the Local Share Gaming Fund account.

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New Computer Lab Creates Link between Community and School District

  Filed under: Current Events 

Dozens of children and community residents descended upon the Emerald Lakes Community Center for the opening of a computer lab that gives the private community’s more than 3000 residents access to computers, training, and broadband Internet services.

The computer lab is a pilot project using technology to enhance intergenerational educational…

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