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Penn’s Northeast Appoints John L Augustine III President/CEO

Apr 18, 2016 No Comments by

4 County Economic Development Agency To Be Led By Experienced Professional

PITTSTON, PA, April 14, 2016 – Penn’s Northeast ( announced today that John L. Augustine III has been appointed President and Chief Executive Officer. John’s role will …

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Sutphen East Completes Property Purchase; Plans Relocation To Sterling Business & Technology Park

Apr 07, 2016 No Comments by

Wayne Economic Development Corporation (WEDCO) is pleased to welcome Sutphen East, a division of the Sutphen Corporation, to the Sterling Business & Technology Park.  Sutphen, a fire apparatus manufacturer, purchased Lot 4 in the business park.  The purchase includes a …

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Economic Outlook Breakfast Announced

Mar 01, 2016 No Comments by

Wells Fargo will once again sponsor the 2016 Economic Outlook Breakfast on Wednesday, March 23, from 7:30-9:30 a.m. at Four Points by Sheraton, 300 Meadow Ave., Scranton. This event is hosted by The Greater Scranton Chamber of Commerce in partnership …

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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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