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Consumer credit up a record $28.9 billion in September

November 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. consumer borrowing jumped by a record amount in September, driven higher by big gains in borrowing for auto and student loans. more »»

While markets tumbled, many savers held tight

November 7, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) -- When fear was pumping through the stock market this summer, most retirement savers kept their cool. more »»

Health care law before Supreme Court — again

November 7, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — Religion, birth control and President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul are converging in yet another high-profile dispute at the Supreme Court. more »»

Heating-treating process big win for city company

November 1, 2015 Lycoming Engines has adopted a heat-treating process that by all accounts is proving to be a win-win for the company. more »»

People in business

November 1, 2015 Broker relations specialist joins firm Stephanie Dobson joined The Hartman Group in October and will serve as a broker relations specialist, focusing on development and support in our wholesale... more »»

Events and seminars

November 1, 2015 Workshop on Internet ‘Cloud’ The IMC will present a seminar on “Amazon Web Cloud Presentation” from 8 to 9 a.m., Nov. 18, Center for Business and Workforce Development, 1127 W. Fourth St. more »»

Financing for power plant in region secured

November 1, 2015 Panda Power Funds is financing the 1,124 megawatt Panda “Hummel Station” power plant — one of the largest coal-to-natural gas power conversion projects in the United States, according to a news... more »»

Regional company raises funds for cancer awareness

November 1, 2015 Superior Plus Energy Services, parent company of Griffith Energy and Burnwell Gas, recently announced that it has raised more than $330,000 through 2014, the latest figure available, for the Breast... more »»

Official: No decision on rate hike

October 31, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — A voting member of the Federal Reserve cautioned Friday that the Fed has yet to decide when to raise interest rates even though it issued a statement this week that said a rate hik... more »»

Feds: Switch, save on health insurance cost

October 31, 2015 CHICAGO (AP) — “It pays to shop” is the message from the government, two days before the start of the third sign-up season under President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. more »»

Walgreens buying Rite Aid, creating drugstore giant

October 28, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Walgreens is buying rival Rite Aid for about $9.41 billion in cash, creating a drugstore giant with nearly 18,000 stores around the world. more »»

City ties for best gross domestic product figure in state

October 25, 2015 A recently released federal report reveals numbers that point to a strong economic climate for the local area. The Williamsport Metropolitan Statistical Area showed a 3. more »»

New business spotlight on Johny Mac’s

October 25, 2015 As a youth, John McKenna worked in a pizza shop, but it wasn’t until now that he got back into the restaurant business. Earlier this month, he opened Johny Mac’s, at 370 Broad St., Montoursvill. more »»

Events and seminars

October 25, 2015 Seminar’s topic is selling to government Each year, the state Department of General Services buys more than $3 million in goods and services from businesses, and SEDA-Council of Governments is... more »»

Proposals for youth programs sought

October 25, 2015 Central Pennsylvania Workforce Development Corp. more »»

Bank releases 9-month figures

October 25, 2015 According to a news release, Penns Woods Bancorp. Inc. continued its solid earnings, supported by strong asset and deposit growth, achieving net income of $10,152,000 for the nine months ended Sep. more »»

Department store readies for Christmas shopping

October 25, 2015 This holiday season, Kohl’s is giving customers a seamless shopping experience on every channel and from every device, according to a news release. From the company’s stores to Kohls. more »»

Pro-coal, oil states sue over clean air rules

October 25, 2015 WASHINGTON (AP) — States and industry groups dependent on fossil fuels filed court challenges Friday to President Barack Obama’s Clean Power Plan, which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. more »»

Auto giant’s ‘independent’ monitor also lobbies for air bag maker

October 25, 2015 DETROIT (AP) — A former transportation secretary turned lobbyist selected by the government to monitor the recall of millions of Fiat Chrysler vehicles also represents an air bag maker responsible... more »»

Maintenance workers at VW plant in Tennessee seek vote to unionize

October 25, 2015 NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Maintenance workers at Volkswagen’s lone U.S. plant in Tennessee are seeking a new election in two weeks on exclusive union representation by the United Auto Workers. more »»



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