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‘Not your father’s’ factory: How one Pa. county is courting growth business

Aug. 28, 2017 12:47 pm

‘Not your father’s’ factory: How one Pa. county is courting growth

In Armstrong County, retention is the name of the game.
Regional transit is the missing link business

Aug. 18, 2017 10:59 am

Regional transit is the missing link

Johnstown and Pittsburgh-based economic development consultant Donald Bonk explains why Cambria County could really use a WiFi-enabled shuttle bus to Pittsburgh.
The long and winding road to Pittsburgh business

Aug. 14, 2017 12:39 pm

The long and winding road to Pittsburgh

Connecting Johnstown to Pittsburgh will take some creative transportation solutions. But who's leading the drive?
A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh business

Jul. 17, 2017 11:51 am

A building-trades program is reconstructing lives in Pittsburgh

The Trade Institute of Pittsburgh invests in the formerly incarcerated — building skills and self-respect through counseling and coursework.
Don’t squander PSU: Centre County’s #econdev playbook business

Jul. 17, 2017 10:55 am

Don’t squander PSU: Centre County’s #econdev playbook

How the county has helped young founders like Michael McCarthy get ahead.
It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County business

Jul. 10, 2017 10:09 am

It’s a wonderful life in Indiana County

How officials in the birthplace of Jimmy Stewart are working together to ensure the health of the local economy.
Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch business

Jun. 30, 2017 10:55 am

Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch

The Appalachia Partnership Initiative wants to support STEM workers across the Rust Belt. “We have to help coal miners figure out what their transferable skills are. They may actually be suited for high-demand jobs and not know it.”
Housing, not jobs, is holding back growth in Central Pa. business

Jun. 16, 2017 10:17 am

Housing, not jobs, is holding back growth in Central Pa.

There's a tug of war between workforce development and housing availability in Cumberland and Dauphin counties.
Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech business

Jun. 15, 2017 12:58 pm

Johnstown is hitching its wagon to Pittsburgh tech

Johnstown used to thrive on big defense contracts. Now the seat of Cambria County is hoping to replicate some of Pittsburgh's tech success.
Old county, young workforce? Westmoreland is trying something new business

Jun. 7, 2017 12:58 pm

Old county, young workforce? Westmoreland is trying something new

Here's how the Westmoreland County Forum for Workforce Development plans on boosting the county's economic viability.

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