Entries by Fred Gaffney

Listening Sessions to Gauge Public Input About Regional Transportation Services

Transportation planners from the SEDA-COG and Williamsport Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) areas will be holding three listening sessions this fall to hear from the public about transit and transportation service needs and issues. These sessions are an opportunity for residents who do not drive or who rely on transportation services to speak directly with planners […]

Alternative Graduation Requirements Bill Clears House in Unanimous Vote

From PA Chamber of Business & Industry The House unanimously passed legislation last week that would expand options for fulfilling high school graduation requirements in Pennsylvania. Senate Bill 1095 – which also passed the Senate unanimously in June – would allow students enrolled in career and technical education or other alternative pathways to opt out of […]

A Fair STEM Competition

As September draws to a close, everyone looks forward to the Bloomsburg Fair. The images conjured include concerts, rides, games, pizza, fries, funnel cake and everything else to excite one’s taste buds.  For the second year in a row something else also caused some excitement at the Fair — a STEM competition between area high schools.  […]

Danville Area Community Foundation Awards Over $44K to Local Nonprofits

The Danville Area Community Foundation (DACF) presented $44,360 to local nonprofit organizations during a celebratory luncheon held on Friday, Oct. 5, at The Iron Fork restaurant at Frosty Valley Resort. The 20 organizations receiving these grants included nine Chamber members. These grants were awarded through the DACF’s recent competitive grantround supported by the following DACF […]

Member News – October 17, 2018

Member News NEPIRC, DRIVE and SEDA-COG will team up to host a Lunch and Learn titled “Cybersecurity Trends & Safeguards for Manufacturers next Tuesday, Oct. 23,  from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Monty’s on the Bloomsburg University campus. This free seminar is specifically intended for manufacturers and helping them respond to current threats and trends […]