Entries by Fred Gaffney

Opioid Coalition Seeks to Curb Substance Abuse and Deaths

Representatives from local human service agencies, law enforcement, the medical community, and The Chamber are meeting regularly to reduce opioid abuse and related deaths in the area. Attention is being paid to multiple areas including education, enforcement, and treatment. The Chamber is involved due to the growing issue of substance abuse within the workforce. On […]

Member News – August 16, 2017

Member News The Bucknell Small Business Development Center will host its next First Step Workshop tomorrow, Aug. 17, from 1-3 p.m. at its office inside the DeWitt Building (3rd floor), located at 416 Market St., Lewisburg. This workshop is intended for people that have considered and would like to start their own business but may […]

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union Cuts Ribbon on New Bloomsburg Branch

Last Thursday, Aug. 10, representatives from the Columbia Montour Chamber joined with representatives from Philadelphia Federal Credit Union to cut the ribbon on PFCU’s new Bloomsburg branch, located at 1615 Columbia Blvd. (Rt. 11) in the new Route 11 Marketplace. The new branch replaced PFCU’s previous longtime location next to Renco Ace Hardware a little further up […]

Summer Town/Gown Report Contains Assessment of 2017 Block Party

The Bloomsburg Town/Gown Relations Committee presented its 2017 summer report at the Bloomsburg Town Council meeting on Monday evening, Aug. 14, and it contained an assessment of the 2017 “Block Party.” Regarding Block Party, the committee made the following comments: This year’s annual “Block Party” event took place over the weekend of Saturday, April 21, 2017. Occurring […]