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News for General News Article

Monday, July 23, 2018
Carbon County – July 23, 2018- Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) and Carbon County Women in Business for a Packer Mansions Mixer benefiting the Anastasia Susko Memorial Fund on Wednesday, August 1st from 5:00pm– 7:00pm at the Harry Packer Mansion in Jim Thorpe. Network with like-minded business professionals as you tour the beautiful and historic Asa and Harry ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Human Interest, Press Release
Monday, July 23, 2018
Main Street Bridge in Slatington and Walnutport to Close for Repairs  Allentown, PA – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) Engineering District 5 announced today work will begin on August 7 to make repairs to the Main Street Bridge over the Lehigh River in Slatington Borough, Lehigh County and Walnutport Borough, Northampton County. The bridge is one of four in the Lehigh ...read more
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Monday, July 16, 2018
Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) for the Carbon County Art League Art & Wine Mixer on Wednesday, July 18th  from 5:00pm– 7:00pm at the CCEDC Office in Lehighton.Indulge in an evening of creativity appreciation! View the work of very talented Carbon County artists from the Carbon County Art League as you enjoy wine courtesy of Photography by Lynn, cupcakes from ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Community, Press Release
Thursday, July 12, 2018
Carbon County – July 12, 2018 –   Kidder Hike and Bike Trail Group, a non-profit 501c (3) and part of The Lake Harmony Watershed Preservation Group presents the Float Your Boat Competition! This fundraising event is to help raise money for the Lakes Loop Trail at Lake Harmony.   Build a cork boat with your family, friends or co-workers.  Original designs only! Boats must be a minimum ...read more
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
 Cathedral Rock Gym226 Sth 1st Street Lehighton, Pa  “ Rock It To The Top ”               What is it ?  -Rock it to the Top  is a uniquely designed education program to introduce Young Adults AND                            parents / guardians to rock climbing, while providing a family oriented activity that’s both Fun & Safe.  What you  Learn:            Participants learn the basics of rock ...read more
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Monday, June 25, 2018
Carbon County – June 25, 2018- Calling  ALL business professionals in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, July 12th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Dean Anthony’s in Jim Thorpe for a very special luncheon presentation called: “Grateful Leadership and the Power of Acknowledgment to Engage, Motivate & Inspire’ by Judith W. Umlas. ...read more
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Thursday, June 21, 2018
Jim Thorpe- Make your summer memorable with a day visit or overnight or weekend stay at the historic Harry Packer Mansion Inn in Jim Thorpe which impressive facade was the inspiration for Walt Disney World’s “Haunted Mansion.” Enjoy a drink on the veranda of their Libations Lounge, step back in time and take a tour of this beautiful mansion, book your stay or have fun and meet new people during ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, General News Article
Friday, June 15, 2018
Blended Bakery Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration   Carbon County – June 14, 2018- Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) for the Grand Opening & Ribbon Cutting Celebration of a young Carbon County business, Blended Bakery of Lehighton, on Saturday, June 23rd from 10:00 am – Noon (ribbon cutting at 11:15 am).Enjoy a cup of coffee and sample Blended Bakery’s ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Carbon County – May 29 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, June 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Summit Hill Heritage Center for our Carbon County Women in Business “Art of Networking” June Luncheon.  This June luncheon will mark the first part of our two-part June Networking ...read more
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Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Carbon County – May 29, 2018-  Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday evening, June 28th from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm at Galen Glen Winery in Andreas for our “Grape Connections” Networking Mixer brought to you by Carbon County Women in Business. This fun, summer mixer will conclude our two-part June Networking Series, which began with our June ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Community, Chamber
Tuesday, May 29, 2018
Carbon County – May 29, 2018- Come celebrate the brand new location of First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union’s Lehighton Financial Center at the Carbon Plaza Mall, 1241 Blakeslee Blvd. East, Suite 22 in Lehighton on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 from 3:00pm-5:00pm.  This special occasion will be marked with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 3:30pm. Enjoy refreshments, networking and the opportunity to ...read more
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Monday, May 21, 2018
   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Kelly Shannon Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau kshannon@poconos.org PoconoMountains.com  / @PoconoTourismPR (570) 730-64442018 Tourism Achievement Award Winners and Details on Pick Up the PoconosThe Pocono Mountains Visitors Bureau announces this year’s Tourism Achievement Award winners and provides more information on new anti-littering campaign   POCONO MOUNTAINS, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Press Release
Monday, May 21, 2018
Clean & Green PoconosHere in the Poconos, we live clean and green lives; practicing an environmentally-friendly lifestyle. We’ve provided some resources and tips for visitors, local communities, and residents to stay clean and green in the Pocono Mountains to help reduce litter. A simple rule to follow is to treat the places you visit with the same respect you would treat your own home and ...read more
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Friday, May 18, 2018
You may have noticed that the Mansion House Bridge at Jim Thorpe truss system was recently lifted by two cranes and placed onto the bridge abutments, but you cannot yet use the bridge to cross the river. We’re working on that! Although lifting the truss was a huge milestone for the project, the Mansion House Bridge is not yet finished. When the contractor returns in spring, the decking surface ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
PRESS RELEASE  For more information about this press release, contact:  Alicia SillimanCCLLFA (501 (C) (3) Non-profit organization)250 Lentz TrailJim Thorpe PA 18229570.328.8685  Carbon County Fair Queen & Junior Miss Candidates being sought  The Carbon County Fair is looking for young ladies to participate in the 2018 Queen and Junior Miss Programs.  Applications can be obtained by accessing ...read more
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Monday, May 14, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Media Advisory           Media Advisory            Media Advisory FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE        Contact:  Alice Wanamaker 484-274-2080   alicew@carboncountychamber.org    2nd Annual Cabbage Festival Coming to Weatherly This Fall     The 2nd Annual Cabbage Festival in Pennsylvania is coming to Weatherly on October 13, 2018. The festival will run from 11 am – 6 p.m. and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, May 03, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                                                                                                                                                         CONTACT: Melissa Yingling 610-826-7700 Ext: 1234Cell: 484-523-3864MYingling@SkiBlueMt.com  Blue Mountain Resort Donates over $26,000 to Carve 4 CancerCharity Event Raises Funds ...read more
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Tuesday, May 01, 2018
The second annual Kidder Township Community Unity Flea Market will be held again this year Saturday May 26th from 9 am to 3 pm at Pine Point Plaza, Route 903 Albrightsville.  (Rain date is Sunday, May 27)    If you have any treasures to sell please contact Diane at 908-612-9900 to reserve a space. The cost is $15 for an 8 foot space (you must provide your own table).    If you bake and can ...read more
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Mahoning Drive-in Theater located on Seneca Road in Lehighton will open for their 69th season this Friday, April 27th with their annual double feature; The Wizard of Oz and Willy Wonka. (films will also be presented on Saturday, April 28th). The crew welcomes families to enjoy a weekend under the stars.  Theater management is incredibly excited about this season and the growing popularity of ...read more
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Carbon County – April 25, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, May 10th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Nick’s Lake House in Lake Harmony for our Carbon County Women in Business May Luncheon. Our featured guest speaker is Robin Stankowski, Professional Organizer and owner of RLN Organizing, ...read more
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Thursday, April 19, 2018
Heffley, Ward Work to Protect Independent Pharmacies, Consumers  HARRISBURG – Reps. Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) and Judy Ward (R-Blair) have proposed consumer protection legislation aimed at addressing common issues faced by community pharmacies.  After hearing from several community pharmacy owners about unfair reimbursement rates for Medicaid patients, Heffley is exploring solutions to ensure ...read more
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Tuesday, March 20, 2018
Lehighton, PA – Ladies, take a break from your busy world and join us on an amazing journey of self-discovery, enlightenment, rejuvenation and renewal at “A Pause on the Path” Women’s Retreat on May 18th and 19th at the Ukrainian Homestead located at 1230 Beaver Run Drive in Lehighton, PA. This event is organized and hosted by Carbon County Women in Business Co-Chairs: Shelley Jaye Hunt (Jim ...read more
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Tuesday, February 27, 2018
Jim Thorpe, PA – 100 area residents have been recognized as “Community Heroes” by Mauch Chunk Trust Company as part of their award program of the same name.  Since 2000, MCT has solicited peer nominations of those residents in the community who have “devoted substantial time to non-profit community organizations that benefit or improve the quality of life…”  From the nominations, at least three ...read more
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Friday, February 23, 2018
Carbon County – February 22, 2018- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, March 8th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at St. Luke’s Hospital Palmerton Campus’ Community Room.  Our March event will focus on Work/Life Balance with a program called: “Balanced Living: Reclaim Yourself and Your Life.” Our ...read more
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Friday, February 23, 2018
 For More Information: Contact Alice Wanamaker at 484-274-2080Carbon County – February 23, 2018- Come celebrate longer days and warmer weather with the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) at “It’s 5 O’Clock Somewhere” Business After Hours Mixer on Thursday, March 15th at Kresge Services in Jim Thorpe. Grab your flip-flops and Hawaiian shirt and join us from 5:00 pm- 7:00 ...read more
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Tuesday, February 20, 2018
The 2nd Annual Cabbage Festival in Pennsylvania is coming to Weatherly on October 13, 2018. The festival will run from 11 am – 6 p.m. and include family friendly activities including a tractor show, music, food, food contests, cabbage contests, games, and you guessed it… a lot of cabbage! New this year will be an expanded kids section with tons of activities for the entire family! Last year’s ...read more
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Friday, February 09, 2018
Mike Chmielewski | Director of External Affairs Office of Intergovernmental Affairs |Office of Governor Tom Wolf  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:      Governor Wolf Launches PA Business One-Stop Shop to Support Pennsylvania EntrepreneurshipHarrisburg, PA –February 7, 2018- Today, Governor Tom Wolf launched the new PA Business One-Stop Shop to serve as a sole source to guide entrepreneurs and small ...read more
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Tuesday, February 06, 2018
Carbon County, PA- Calling all Carbon County Restaurants, be a part of one of our county’s most popular events of the year! The Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will celebrate its third annual “Taste of Carbon County” Restaurant Week from April 16 - 22, 2018. During this highly-anticipated week, participating Carbon County restaurants will showcase special Restaurant ...read more
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Thursday, January 25, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE For More Information, Please contact: Barbara Franzosa 570-233-0214 Smith Partnership Announces Addition of Tesla and Electric Vehicle Charging Station at Pine Point Plaza Carwash Smith Partnership dba Pine Point Plaza and Carwash in Albrightsville is pleased to announce the addition of 2 Tesla Destination Charging Stations and 1 Universal Charging Station that will ...read more
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Monday, December 04, 2017
 Carbon County, PA – December 4, 2017- Calling all women in business in Carbon County… Please join the Carbon County Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday, December 14th from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Joey B’s Bar & Restaurant in Palmerton for our New 2018 Carbon County Women in Business Preview Event Luncheon.  We are excited to give Carbon County business women a PREVIEW ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
Blue Mountain Resort Celebrates 40 Years of Skiing & Potential Early Opening Locally-Owned and Operated Resort Started with Skiing and Now Offers Much More Palmerton, Pennsylvania (20 November 2017) – A milestone is quickly approaching for Blue Mountain Resort, as it celebrates its 40th anniversary on December 22, 2017. In an era where the number of ski resorts has dwindled, the locally-owned ...read more
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