Entries by Fred Gaffney

Celebrate Historic Berwick Festival Postponed

Due to the expected inclement weather predicted for this Saturday, May 13, the the Celebrate Historic Berwick festival has been postponed to Saturday, June 3. The event will still be in front of the Jackson Mansion and McBride Memorial Library from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. It will still include all of your favorite vendors, […]

Member News – May 10, 2017

Member News   Local Realtor Achieves National Recognition Stacy Snyder of Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Hodrick Realty was recently awarded the Accredited Buyer’s Representation (ABR®) designation by the Real Estate Buyer’s Agent Council (REBAC) of the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Stacy joins over 30,000 real estate professionals in North American who have earned this designation […]

More Than 40 Organizations to be Represented at Montour County Job Fair

The Montour County job fair is less than two weeks away. Scheduled for Tuesday, May 23, from 2:30–6 p.m. at Frosty Valley County Club, 2201 Bloom Road, Danville, the event will feature more than 40 vendors seeking new employees for a variety of roles. The Columbia Montour Chamber is co-sponsoring this event, as are Chamber members Sykes […]

Work to be Done on State Budget

House and Senate lawmakers return to Harrisburg for session this week. With less than two months until the end of the Fiscal Year, they will have to take into account the state’s $1.2 billion revenue shortfall and incorporate that reality into their plans for spending in 2017-18. The law requires that the budget must be […]

New Hire Reporting Benefits Employers and Children

Each year, timely and accurate new hire reporting by employers results in increased child support collections (between $30 million to $50 million) for Pennsylvania’s children. Employer outreach and education — focusing on the importance of timely and accurate reporting of new hire data (because it directly impacts dependent children who are owed child support) — […]