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PPL Electric Utilities bringing automated grid technology to Monroe County next year

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Project to improve the reliability of electric service to 70,000 customers

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Senator John Blake Invites You to Northeast PA Bioscience Forum 2013

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On Monday, January 7, 2013 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at The Commonwealth Medical College, Senator John Blake will host the Northeastern Pennsylvania Bioscience Forum 2013. Keynote presentation by Hon. C. Alan Walker, secretary of PA Department of Community & Economic Development.

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Free Event on Evolving Your Workforce

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Hire Beyond the Disability

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Pocono Mountains Industries Bolstered by New Member Businesses

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Pocono Mountains Industries (PMI) announced today the latest round of corporations, businesses, and individuals accepted as members of the not-for-profit organization.

“Our membership reorganization in 2010 has reinvigorated PMI,” says Executive Director Chuck Leonard. “Each round of new members arrives with fresh energy and innovative ideas, helping us to remain a…

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ESU's Research and Economic Development Division Announces Entrepreneurship Seminar Series

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Co-Sponsored by PMEDC

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Business Financing Seminar - Sponsored by Rep. Rosemary Brown

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Representative Rosemary Brown invites new businesses, existing businesses and entrepreneurs to attend a Business Financing Seminar on Friday, October 12, 2012 starting at 9:30 am. Speakers include Scott Dunkelberger from the PA Department of Community and Economic Development, Chuck Leonard from PMEDC, Leigh Magnotta from Metro Action, Tom Pellegrini…

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Penn's Northeast Holds Fall Festival

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Although the location decisions of relocating firms have generally been driven by factors such as land costs, labor costs and access to materials and markets, today quality of life for employees is becoming an important factor as well. This holds true in particular for attracting knowledge–based industries such as telecommunications…

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Public Informational Session: Tax Increment Financing

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The Monroe County Industrial Development Authority will present an informational session on Tax Increment Financing for the public on August 21, 2012, at 7 p.m. in the Pocono Mountain West High School Auditorium. The session is free and open to the public.

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Vigon Makes Inc. 500/5000 List for 5th Year in a Row

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Vigon International, Inc., a Monroe County company located in East Stroudsburg, was name to the Inc. 500/5000 List of Fastest Growing Companies in America for the fifth time.

There are nearly 7 million private companies in America, and only the very best are awarded the distinction of being named to the…

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Penn's Northeast Holds Annual Meeting

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Penn’s Northeast’s mission is to market Northeast Pennsylvania as a region on a national and international level, encouraging businesses to relocate from other areas, and assist in the growth and development of existing businesses. Visit www.pennsnortheast.com for more information.

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Governor Corbett: Distribution Facility to Move to Monroe County, Create New Jobs

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Harrisburg – Governor Tom Corbett announced today that MIQ Logistics will relocate its distribution facility from New Jersey to Tannersville, Monroe County, creating at least 80 new jobs within three years.

“My administration is committed to creating a business climate that positions Pennsylvania to compete for new jobs and economic investment,”…

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Vigon to Receive $25,000 in Economic Development Funds

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As part of a regional initiative to improve the economic future by building partnerships that develop and apply technology for competitive advantage, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors approved the investment of $25,000 to automate the Vigon batch record management system and the work…

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PIDA Loan Approved for New Company coming to East Stroudsburg

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Pennsylvania Industrial Development Authority (PIDA) investments approved today will support the expansion of a high-tech company in Centre County and the relocation of a sheet metal fabricator from New Jersey to Monroe County, with both projects supporting more than 70 jobs.

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NEPA Schedules Government Contracting Showcase

  Filed under: Current Events 

This is a great opportunity for your members and clients to learn how to do business with the federal and state government!

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Low-Interest Loans Support New Manufacturing Jobs

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From the PA Department of Community and Economic Development

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PPL Supports Marketing Efforts of PMEDC

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PPL has presented the Pocono Mountains Economic Development Corporation (PMEDC) with a $10,000 grant supporting economic development marketing in 2011. The PPL Blue Ribbon Marketing Partnership Program allows local economic development organizations to submit proposals for funding each year and PMEDC was awarded funding for three separate projects.…

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Gaming Revenues to Fund Nine Local Projects

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MCIDA to Administer Six of those Projects

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