Blue Ribbon Foundation Announces Grants for Access to Care, Healthy Families

39 weeks 3 days ago

Dental services for the un/underinsured, exercise and nutrition for at-risk individuals, and child abuse prevention education are among the areas of need being addressed by grants just awarded by The Blue Ribbon Foundation of Blue Cross of Northeastern Pennsylvania. more»

Women’s Giving Society Endowed $250,000

39 weeks 3 days ago

Ten Lycoming County women have come together to participate in an exciting new philanthropic program. The women, all with varying charitable interests, have committed a total of $250,000 to endow the “Pearls with a Passion Fund” at the First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania. more»

LG&E, KU Offer Tips to Help Customers Beat the Heat, Save Energy

July 15, 2013

Reduced energy usage helps manage LG&E and KU's peak load during sustained heat

PPL Electric Utilities Ready for Week-Long Heat Wave

July 15, 2013

No significant problems expected as Mother Nature turns up the thermostat

PPL Montana Dedicates New Powerhouse at Century-Old Rainbow Hydroelectric Facility

July 10, 2013

Ceremony celebrates completion of $245 million redevelopment project

PPL Electric Utilities Has Cool Appliance Recycling Goal

July 9, 2013

Company sets 100,000 target by mid-2016

PPL Electric Utilities Offers Energy Class for Area Teachers

July 8, 2013

Free Think! ENERGY workshops offer professional development credits

PPL Electric Utilities Ready For Summer

July 3, 2013

More than 40 projects completed to improve performance

Next Phase of Susquehanna-Roseland Construction to Arrive With a Bang

July 1, 2013

Implosive splicing will be used to join sections of wire on new power line

PPL Electric Utilities Improving Distribution System in Berks, Lancaster Counties

June 28, 2013

Projects aimed at enhancing electric reliability for thousands of area customers

PPL EnergyPlus® Receives J.D. Power Award for Customer Satisfaction

June 27, 2013

Company ranks highest among Pennsylvania residential energy providers

Joint Rail Authority Supports Increased Funding

42 weeks 14 hours ago

With only days to go before the Pennsylvania Legislature is scheduled to recess, there are significant differences between competing proposals to raise new transportation revenue. more»

10,000 Friends Group Presents Award for Lake Augusta Project

42 weeks 1 day ago

SEDA-COG’s Lake Augusta Gateway Corridor Plan has received a 2013 Community Transportation Excellence Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania. 10,000 Friends is among the state’s leading advocates for responsible and efficient land use within Pennsylvania communities. more»

Partnership Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish

42 weeks 6 days ago

First Community Foundation Partnership of Pennsylvania Receives $100,000 from Bill and Sis Fish more»

Contract Awarded to Rebuild Railroad Bridge

42 weeks 6 days ago

A contract to rebuild the Loyalsock Creek Bridge, between Montoursville and Williamsport has been awarded to Glenn O. Hawbaker, a heavy construction company headquartered in State College, PA. The contract award was approved by PennDOT's Bureau of Rail Freight Assistance.  more»

PPL Electric Utilities Puts Coopersburg-Quakertown Transmission Line into Service

June 21, 2013

Electric reliability improved for 50,000 homes and businesses

Impact of Rail Service in Clinton County

42 weeks 6 days ago

Several measures illustrate the impact of rail service in the Lock Haven/Mill Hall area of Clinton County - more shippers, more rail facilities, etc. But job figures at two of the region’s chemical companies particularly stand out. more»

Blue Cross Upgrades Web Resources about Health Care Reform

42 weeks 6 days ago

New and improved website offers latest information for regional consumers more»

Quality Early-Childhood Education Investments Needed Now

42 weeks 6 days ago

This nation faces a frightening prospect. Our lack of investment in early childhood education adversely impacts this country's ability to create high-value jobs and compete globally. When we don't value investments in children early on in life, it has adverse implications. more»

LG&E and KU's E.W. Brown and Ghent Employees Win Governor's Safety Awards

June 19, 2013

More than 5 million hours without a lost-time injury gets award for exemplary safety performance

Historic State Armories For Sale

43 weeks 2 days ago

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PPL Electric Utilities Customers Show Energy-Saving Success

June 17, 2013

Utility meets or exceeds targets in first phase of energy efficiency programs

Dennis Swank Joins Evangelical Community Hospital Board of Directors

43 weeks 6 days ago

Evangelical Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Dennis Swank to its Board of Directors. more»

LG&E and KU Volunteers Roll Up Their Sleeves for Ninth Annual Day of Caring

June 13, 2013

Volunteers will do a variety of work at different locations across the state

LG&E and KU Emphasize Safety as Temperatures Heat Up

June 8, 2013

Utilities increase safety awareness in conjunction with National Safety Month

Copper — It’s Not to Die For

June 6, 2013

PPL Electric Utilities issues warning amid rash of wire thefts, substation break-ins

QVC Appoints Ted Jastrzebski As Chief Financial Officer

45 weeks 15 hours ago

Former Hershey Executive Succeeds Retiring CFO Dan O’Connell more»

Communities to Receive Federal Transportation Alternatives Program Funds

45 weeks 16 hours ago

Four Central Pennsylvania communities will receive federal Transportation Alternatives Program (TAP) funds for bicycle/pedestrian projects and activities related to safer routes for non-drivers. A total of $1,875,167 has been awarded through the SEDA-COG Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO) and PennDOT. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Completes Brunner Island–West Shore Power Line Rebuild

June 5, 2013

$44 million project provides more capacity, reduces outage risk

Senate Honors Chairwoman of Little League Board of Directors

45 weeks 1 day ago

State Senator Gene Yaw (R-23), along with his colleagues in the Senate, today recognized Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour of Williamsport upon being named the first woman to chair the Board of Directors for Little League Baseball International. more»


45 weeks 1 day ago

The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania has made a few changes regarding programs for small businesses, changes which can lead to more opportunity for companies pursuing state contracts. The changes will be fully presented and discussed at SEDA-COG's “new and improved” seminar on Doing Business with the Commonwealth, June 14 and July 18. more»

Leadership Lycoming presents Community Projects

45 weeks 1 day ago

On May 21, 2013, the Leadership Lycoming Class of 2013 presented its Community projects to Leadership advisors, board members and project agency leaders during a reception at the Professional Development Center on the Campus of Pennsylvania College of Technology. more»

PPL Electric Utilities Improving Distribution System in North Central Pennsylvania

May 31, 2013

About $14 million in infrastructure improvements already under way

PPL Montana Community Fund Announces $100,000 in Grants to Help Strengthen Communities

May 30, 2013

More than $1.7 million awarded since the Community Fund’s inception

Longest-Serving Rail Authority Member Steps Down

46 weeks 1 day ago

Words like talent, integrity, knowledge and expertise were among those used to describe Don Kramer during special ceremonies in early May when the Dunnstown resident more»

PPL Electric Utilities’ ‘Price to Compare’ to Change June 1

May 29, 2013

Price will be higher for residential customers, lower for small businesses

Beat the Heat For Less

May 29, 2013

PPL Electric Utilities offers tips as mercury climbs

PennDOT Honors Star of Excellence Recipients

46 weeks 6 days ago

PennDOT Secretary Barry J. Schoch today recognized 30 PennDOT employees for their outstanding performance with the Star of Excellence Award, PennDOT’s highest recognition. more»

Cable TV Franchise Agreements Offer Opportunities for Municipalities

46 weeks 6 days ago

One of the lesser known responsibilities of municipal officials is contract negotiations for cable television franchises. SEDA-COG has scheduled a series of meetings in June to educate elected and non-elected officials about their rights and potential benefits related to the negotiating process. more»

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