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News for General News Article

Tuesday, November 20, 2018
Carbon County, PA -Join THE FUTURE LEADERS OF CARBON COUNTY (FLOCC) on Wednesday, December 19th from 4:30-7:00pm  for a special holiday self-guided tour of the beautiful Harry Packer Mansion. Get into the spirit of the holidays and follow along to the beloved classic as you visit scenic displays from “The Nutcracker Suite” in each room. There will also be Nutcracker-inspired cocktails available at ...read more
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Monday, November 19, 2018
Carbon County, PA -Join the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Wednesday, December 5th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm for Conjured Soap Boutique’s Wickedly Wonderful Holiday Open House.  Enjoy a fun evening where you can sip and shop, enjoy lite fare and win an exciting door prize!  Also, discover what your future holds with a 10-Minute Tarot Reading for $10.00 from Reader ...read more
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Wednesday, November 14, 2018
Carbon County – November 14, 2018- Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) and the Carbon County Women in Business (WIB) on Thursday, December 13th from 11:30am-1:00 pm for their Year-End Holiday Luncheon Celebration at Broadway Grille in Jim Thorpe.Enjoy a delicious lunch, holiday networking fun and special surprises! Take a look back at our 2018 “Be Your Own Hero” ...read more
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Friday, November 09, 2018
Carbon County, PA – The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) will honor businesses and business professionals in Carbon County for their dedication and service to our community on Friday, November 16, 2018 at the annual dinner at Blue Mountain Resort. The Wild West Gala will focus on the great things happening in Carbon County and will feature the presentation of awards to ...read more
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Jim Thorpe–  The Holiday Season in Jim Thorpe would not be complete without a visit to the beautifully-decorated Harry Packer Mansion. This year, do not miss the Harry Packer Mansion’s “The Nutcracker Holiday Displays” Self-Guided Tour, which was featured last year on WNEP’s Home and Backyard and in the 2017 Winter Historical Attractions Edition of Pocono Mountains Magazine. Bring your family ...read more
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Monday, October 29, 2018
Standard on outage frequency shows company is tops in the Mid-Atlantic region for 2017; sixth among 93 utilities in the U.S. ALLENTOWN, Pa. (Oct. 11, 2018) — Electric service reliability for PPL Electric Utilities customers is ranked in the top 10 percent nationally and first in the Mid-Atlantic region, according to a key reliability measure from a national engineering ...read more
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Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Mom was wrong; you CAN talk to strangers! Please join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) on Thursday November 1st from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm at Slopeside Pub & Grill at Blue Mountain Resort in Palmerton for our Carbon County Women in Business November Luncheon. We’ll be engaging in an exciting and interactive presentation about “Elevating Your Elevator Speech” with Louis ...read more
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Tuesday, October 09, 2018
Grant funding for energy efficiency and pollution prevention projects for small business owners and farmers is still available from the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP)through the Small Business Advantage Grant program. “This grant was created with small businesses and farmers in mind. There are tremendous monetary savings available to Pennsylvania’s small business ...read more
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
The Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Corp. and the Greater Hazleton Chamber of Commerce are co-hosting a networking “Business Spotlight” featuring Heritage Hill Senior Living Community. The event has a Heritage Festival Pairing theme!  Nestled in scenic Weatherly, PA, Heritage Hill Senior Community provides compassionate nursing care to seniors in their Personal Care and Dementia Care ...read more
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Thursday, September 27, 2018
Join the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation (CCEDC) as we help The Palmerton-An Inspirit Senior Living Community celebrate their  Grand Opening with a ribbon-cutting celebration on Thursday, October 25th from 5:00pm-7:00pm (5:30pm ribbon-cutting) at 71 Princeton Avenue, Palmerton. Learn more about what The Palmerton has to offer, take a tour, network with other like-minded ...read more
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Thursday, September 20, 2018
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEFill The Ford For Family Promise at Galen Glen WineryTwo Local Businesses Define TEAM - Together Everyone Achieves More 255 Winter Mountain Drive, Andreas, PA.  For five years Galen Glen Winery has hosted an annual event in October to benefit Family Promise of Carbon County. The area's only shelter for homeless children and their parents. On October 27 and 28, they will hold ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
The Fall Round of Hotel Tax Disbursement deadline is approaching! Due to the fact that this year September 30 falls on a Sunday, the deadline has beenextended to Monday, October 1, 2018.  Applications are available on the Carbon Chamber and Economic Development Inc. website at www.carboncountychamber.org by selecting the Chamber tab then clicking on the Hotel TaxDisbursement or by stopping by the ...read more
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Monday, September 10, 2018
Carbon County- Join the CCEDC on Thursday, September 27, 2018 from 5:30 pm-7:00 pm at the Cathedral Rock Gym in Lehighton as we celebrate the launch of their Grand Re-Opening Weekend with an open house, tours, lite refreshments, free teaser climbs, networking and a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Enter to win a raffle prize of a FREE 3-Hour Team Building Class for 10 people (a $750.00 Value) or aClimb ...read more
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Tuesday, September 04, 2018
Carbon County, PA –  FORE! Attention all golfers…register now for the Carbon Chamber & Economic Development Corporation’s (CCEDC) “12th Annual “Sturm Cup” Golf Outing on Friday, September 14, 2018. This year’s event will be held at the Mahoning Valley Country Club located at 323 Country Club Rd., Lehighton. It is sponsored by: Media Sponsors: First Northern Bank & Trust & Sharps Compliance, Inc. ...read more
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Thursday, August 30, 2018
8/30/18Contact: Amber Breiner, (610)730-2526  or  director@cccfoundpa.orgFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECarbon Community Foundation Gains Two New Founders Carbon County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that two new community members have been added as Founders. Bill and Penny Allison of Jim Thorpe and Michael and Marian Carty of Palmerton have each made the pledge for their family to donate ...read more
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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
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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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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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