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The Latest News on Credit Scoring

Jan 18, 2016 No Comments by

Big news!!  Federal regulators and Congress are pressuring the major credit bureaus to adopt more inclusive scoring models into their systems and include non banking forms of credit.  They are proposing that items such as rent and utility payments be …

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Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance Receives Grant for Distance Learning Network Start-up

Oct 27, 2015 No Comments by

With the generous support from The Foundation for Rural Service and the South Canaan Telephone Company, Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance (WPWA) has been able to purchase the technology necessary to begin the development of a distance learning network. WPWA knows …

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Ben Franklin to Invest $651,600 In Regional Economic Development

Oct 16, 2015 No Comments by

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania’s (BFTP/NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $651,600 in support of regional economic development. BFTP/NEP’s goal is to help lead northeastern Pennsylvania to a better economic future by building …

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ETS® – The Praxis Series® now offered at Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance in Hawley

Oct 16, 2015 No Comments by

Wayne Pike Workforce Alliance, is now an ETS® testing facility conveniently located in Hawley, Pennsylvania. The Alliance is now offering The Praxis Series® tests for individuals entering the teaching profession as part of the teaching certification process.  This is a …

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NEPIRC Hosts National Manufacturing Day Luncheon

Sep 17, 2015 No Comments by

Manufacturing Day is a nationwide initiative that recognizes the impact of manufacturing upon the U.S. economy, applauds manufacturing’s value to communities across the nation and raises awareness of high-paying manufacturing careers. Manufacturing Day efforts provide business leaders, legislators, educators, families, …

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When Managing your Investments, Bigger Doesn’t Always Mean Better

Jul 07, 2015 No Comments by

Successful investing can be fulfilling and gratifying. However, doing so is largely determined by the quality of advice you are given and who helps you along the way.


Managing your money can be confusing. Because many people do not …

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Stourbridge Project Open House July 9 in Honesdale Pa

Jun 19, 2015 No Comments by

Community Open House

Thursday, July 9, 2015

1:00 – 5:00 PM

1:30 PM – Press Conference

648 Park Street, Honesdale

RSVP to Ellen Korb at

– Please Join Us!

The Stourbridge gym is alive once again as Co-working

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