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Archive for 2011

History in the Making: Ground Broken for New Monroe Campus

  Filed under: Current Events 

Ground was broken for a new full-service community college campus in Monroe County on October 18, 2011. “I’ve never seen so many happy smiles,” said Northampton Community College President Arthur Scott, looking over at an exuberant tent-full of supporters, faculty and staff.

Located on 72 scenic acres in…

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New Cancer Center Closer to Completion after $2 Million Presentation by PMEDC

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Completion of the new state-of-the-art Dale and Frances Hughes Cancer Center at Pocono Medical Center is one step closer after the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) presented Pocono Health System/Pocono Medical Center with a check for $2 million to support the project.

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MCIDA SHARE of GAMING REVENUES to FUND 12 LOCAL PROJECTS

  Filed under: Current Events 

County receives 50 percent of locally generated revenue

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Pocono Mountains Industries Welcome Inaugural Membership Group

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Executive Director says new members will energize organization

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Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport Authority Names FAA Eastern Region Airport of the Year

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At the 30th Annual FAA Airports Conference in Hershey, PA on March 2, 2011, the Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport was named Airport of the Year for the FAA’s Eastern Region. Airport Manager Rich Kuban and Board Member Greg Christine were on hand to accept the award.

The award reads, in…

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PMEDC Announces Launch of Smartphone-ready Version

  Filed under: Current Events 

The Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) today announced the debut of a smartphone-ready app of its Website and commercial property database that is the first of its kind in the region.

PMEDC Executive Director Chuck Leonard and Board Chairman Michael Baxter were enthusiastic about the launch.

“After a challenging 2010, it…

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New Chairman Selected for PMEDC Board of Directors

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PMEDC and its affiliated organizations, Pocono Mountains Industries, Monroe County Industrial Development Authority and Pocono Mountains Industrial Park Authority, are pleased to announce that Michael J. Baxter of Michael Baxter and Associates Commercial Real Estate in Stroudsburg has been elected Board Chairman.

“I am honored that this board has…

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