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Regional transit is the missing link

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.
Compete with the world’s greatest coders for $100,000 in prizes at #OpenBracket

Jul. 27, 2017 12:17 pm

Compete with the world’s greatest coders for $100,000 in prizes at #OpenBracket

Online trials powered by HackerRank begin August 4. Sign up now.
Don’t squander PSU: Centre County’s #econdev playbook

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

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.
Blair County’s new ‘mountain town’ brand is a draw for young folks

Jul. 7, 2017 10:58 am

Blair County’s new ‘mountain town’ brand is a draw for young folks

Altoona Blair County Development Corporation President Steve McKnight says the county never had a distinguished identity. Until it embraced its history.
Retraining the workforce doesn’t require starting from scratch

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.”
Can ‘Jobs That Pay’ create jobs that grow?

Jun. 29, 2017 8:59 am

Can ‘Jobs That Pay’ create jobs that grow?

Harrisburg economic development specialist Shaun Donovan believes the governor's proposed program should invest more in jobs training and healthcare apprenticeships.
Summer fun alert: We’re throwing Super Meetups across the mid-Atlantic

Jun. 19, 2017 12:51 pm

Summer fun alert: We’re throwing Super Meetups across the mid-Atlantic

This summer we're gathering 100 meetup groups and a few thousand members between Brooklyn, Philly, Delaware, Baltimore and D.C.
Housing, not jobs, is holding back growth in Central Pa.

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

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.

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