Entries by Fred Gaffney

Traffic Impacts Update for Route 11 Resurfacing Project in Berwick

Below is the  latest travel information for the Route 11 resurfacing/reconstruction project in Berwick. PennDOT’s contractor (Barletta Materials & Construction, Inc.) will be closing the Berwick-Nescopeck River Bridge this weekend to reconstruct a section of Route 93 between the bridge and Front Street (Route 11 northbound). The bridge will be closed Friday evening, June 15 at […]

The Chamber to Communicate Paving Updates

Paving to Begin this Saturday, June 9th on Market Street in Berwick In early May the Chamber held a Road Construction Update Meeting in Berwick. Peters Consultants Inc. and PennDOT attended this event and informed businesses on the current state of the project as well as the anticipated paving schedule. Overall there was frustration from the businesses […]

Business Park Intended for Light Industrial Use

By Fred Gaffney, President, Columbia Alliance for Economic Growth Recently, the Columbia County Industrial Development Authority (CCIDA) and Columbia Alliance were seeking approval to bring significant tax incentives to the new Columbia County Business Park in Scott Township, Columbia County. Designation as a Keystone Opportunity Expansion Zone (KOEZ) would have been a significant tool in […]

PennDOT Makes Announcement at the Chamber Construction Update

The Chamber held a Construction Update and Meet & Greet for Berwick businesses last week at the Berwick Elks. Approximately 35 members attended this event to listen to representatives from the Borough, PennDOT, and Peters Consultants. The representatives provided an overview of the construction project as well as a projected outline of paving efforts. PennDOT […]

Swing into Spring with the Chamber’s Golf Outing

The Chamber’s Annual Golf Outing sponsored by at&t will be held on Thursday, May 24th at Mill Race Golf Course in Benton. Registration and lunch will start at 11:00 a.m. followed by a noon shotgun start. For just $85 per golfer or $340 per team (foursome), you can participate in this relaxing day of golf. […]