Entries by Fred Gaffney

Annual Meeting Postponed to Wednesday, Feb. 13

Due to a very poor weather forecast that calls for snow ranging from 1-5 inches followed by freezing rain and/or sleet on Tuesday, the Chamber’s Annual Meeting, sponsored by PPL Electric Utilities, has been postponed until the following evening on Wednesday, Feb. 13. It will still be held at the Barn at Frosty Valley and […]

Nuclear Energy Industry Remains a Vital and Powerful Economic Engine for Job Creation Across Pennsylvania

From Nuclear Powers Pennsylvania Note: The Columbia Montour Chamber is part of Nuclear Powers Pennsylvania, a statewide coalition that works to educate all Pennsylvanians about the economic and environmental benefits of nuclear energy and the industry’s position impact on local communities throughout the Keystone State. Pennsylvania’s five nuclear power plants support more than 500 companies […]

PA Chamber Warns of Negative Minimum Wage Impacts

With information provided by the PA Chamber of Business & Industry Governor Tom Wolf and some lawmakers are calling for a significant increase in Pennsylvania’s minimum wage.  The plan calls for an increase in the wage to $12 an hour as early as July – with incremental increases until the wage reaches $15 an hour […]

Leadership Central Penn Goes Green

In January, Leadership Central Penn (LCP) focused on green.  The color and word green are often associated with growth, environmental responsibility, money, ambition, renewal and rebirth.  That was the focus of this month when LCP learned about green energy, economic development and tourism, and boardsmanship.  The program was sponsored and hosted this month by Talen […]