Entries by Fred Gaffney

Senator Casey Hears from Local Business

U.S. Senator Bob Casey heard about the challenges of local businesses at a roundtable meeting held Monday in Danville. Common themes among the participants included the cost of health insurance, challenges of recruiting employees, lack of broadband in rural areas, and burdensome regulations. The meeting was organized by the Danville Business Alliance and held at […]

Welcome Comfort Keepers

More than 400 businesses and organizations belong to the Chamber to receive benefits and support efforts to strengthen their businesses and our region. Increased membership allows us to offer additional programs and benefits, have a stronger voice in advocacy and be involved in more activities and initiatives in our communities. The Chamber welcomes its newest […]

Central Columbia School District to Host Open House for Career Pathway Program

Students from throughout the region can attend the Central Columbia School District’s award winning, state-of-the-art Career Pathway high school free of charge to parents.  By enrolling in a state-approved program at Central, students whose home school district does not offer that program may attend Central Columbia. The approved programs are three or four-year programs in […]

Natural Gas Forecasted to Equal or Exceed Coal as Electricity Source for Second Straight Year

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in its recent short-term energy outlook report, predicts that in 2017, natural gas will either exceed or equal coal as a source of electricity generation for the second straight year. Last year was the first that natural gas-fired electricity generation exceeded coal-fired generation, with coal generating 30% of U.S. electricity […]

Parking Restrictions on Main Street in Bloomsburg Set for Aug. 7-9

From Bloomsburg Police Department The Bloomsburg Police Department would like to notify motorists of pending parking restrictions on Main St. in Bloomsburg.  These parking restrictions will be in effect for a micro-paving project contracted by PennDOT.  The paving is scheduled to take place during the following nights.             Monday August 7, 2017; Parking WILL NOT […]