Entries by Fred Gaffney

PA Chamber Responds to Renewed Calls for Minimum Wage Increase

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry Last week, the PA Chamber spoke out against a renewed attempt by proponents to impose mandatory wage hikes on employers. The “Raise the Wage” coalition marched to the state Capitol to voice support for legislation that would force employers to pay workers as high as $15 an hour, […]

Destination Blues Heating Up Our Area This Weekend

On February 6th, 7th and 8th, Columbia & Montour counties will heat up with the second annual Destination Blues Music Festival, “Your Winter Blues Heaven on Route 11.”  This event is presented by the Moose Exchange and Downtown Bloomsburg Inc. Friday’s activities expand this year from the four area brew pubs (Old Forge in Danville, […]

3rd Annual Celebrate Berwick to be Held This Spring

An event started by the Chamber in 2013 to draw people to the greater Berwick area will continue this spring. Celebrate Berwick is scheduled for Saturday, May 9, 2015. Activities for the entire family will be held along the Rt. 11 corridor from Briar Creek to Downtown. Celebrate Berwick was created to continue the spring […]

Danville Awarded $11,788 to Improve Signalized Traffic Intersections

Last week PennDOT announced that the Borough of Danville is one of only 38 municipalities throughout the state that will be awarded funding through the 2014 round of Pennsylvania’s Municipal Partnership Program, also known as the “Green Light – Go Program.” Established by Act 89 of 2013, the Municipal Partnership Program is designed to improve […]

Give the Gift of Choice for the Holidays

Still struggling for holiday gift ideas with very little shopping time left? Avoid the frustration and last-minute scrambling. Chamber Gift Certificates make a great option while supporting local businesses. Chamber Gift Certificates work just like a check and can be used at any member business. Recipients can use them at restaurants, stores, salons, etc. Give the […]