Entries by Fred Gaffney

Chamber Celebrates Annual Golf Tournament

The Columbia Montour Chamber of Commerce held its annual Golf Tournament on Thursday May 26th at the Rolling Pines Golf Course. Thirty foursomes participated in the event, sponsored by Williams. The comfortable, 70-degree day started with lunch sponsored by Heritage Financial Services. Beverages throughout the day were sponsored by Wagner’s Trophies and Engraveables. Dinner, provided […]

Member News – May 25, 2022

Bloomsburg Children’s Museum Announces Pennsylvania’s State Junior Academy of Science State Winners The Bloomsburg Children’s Museum hosts a science fair for local students every January. This past January, 35 students from 8 schools competed in the fair which was held at the Bloomsburg Fire Company. From that, 17 students were sent to the regional Pennsylvania […]

Congratulations to the LCP Class of 2022

Leadership Central Penn (LCP) celebrated the graduation of the class of 2022 last Thursday at the Pine Barn Inn.  This year’s class was the largest in history with 25 graduates and marked the 23rd cohort. The program included a Keynote address from Holly Morrison, President and CEO of the Community Giving Foundation. Holly shared that […]

Chamber Supports Bill to Lower CNI

The Chamber’s Board of Directors unanimously supports legislation that would reduce Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income tax rate from the second highest in the nation. Senate Bill 771, co-sponsored by Senator John Gordner, would begin to reduce the current rate of 9.99% as of January 1, 2023, to 6.99% in 2025, and even as low in […]

Judge Temporarily Halts PennDOT Bridge Tolling Plan

On Wednesday, May 18th, a Commonwealth Court Judge issued a preliminary injunction on PennDOT’s plan to implement tolling on nine interstate bridges, including the Nescopeck Creek bridges in lower Luzerne County. The order prevents PennDOT from executing any other agreements or contracts, conducting hearings or meetings, or moving forward with design or construction of tolling […]