Randall E. Black, CEO and president of First Citizens Community Bank, has announced the promotion of Jeff Carr to the newly-created position of SVP, chief retail banking officer, in which he will be responsible for the overall financial performance and effective management of all the community offices.
Citizens Financial Services, Incorporated (OTC BB: CZFS), parent company of First Citizens Community Bank, has released its unaudited financial performance for the nine months and three months ended Sept. 30.
Wellsboro Electric Co. has earned industry recognition for its safety achievements.
Pennsylvania College of Technology will expand its opportunities in welding education, thanks to a donation from Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Officials from cities and counties throughout the Marcellus Shale drilling region are asking Governor Tom Corbett for immediate help in dealing with the housing crisis caused by the influx of gas drilling industry workers.
On May 11, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)requested information from six energy companies actively developing the Marcellus Shale. Recently, EPA published part of the response from each company, specifically the answer to one question:
Bradford and Tioga county conservation districts are among 36 conservation districts selected to share in an award of $2.6 million from the Department of Environmental Protection to help further educate farmers in the Chesapeake Bay watershed about Best Management Practices (BMPs), announced Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) on Tuesday, July 12.
Linda Galeone CFP® has joined Northwest Financial Services, a subsidiary of Northwest Savings Bank, as a senior financial advisor.
State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) had the opportunity Tuesday, June 28, to participate in two significant events in which important legislative proposals were signed into law.
The Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA) is encouraged by the Pennsylvania State Education Association’s (PSEA) call for its members to seriously consider a request made by Gov. Tom Corbett in his budget address to freeze wages for one year.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has approved a request by Wellsboro Electric Co. to increase its generation supply service rate for the second quarter of 2011.
Citizens & Northern Corporation (C&N) announced its unaudited, consolidated financial results for the fourth quarter 2010 and for the year ended Dec. 31, 2010.
The Citizens & Northern Corporation Board has named John Reber executive vice president – director of Risk Management for Citizens & Northern Bank. Reber now becomes part of a seven-member leadership team, serving under the direction of Charles H. Updegraff, Jr., chairman, president and CEO.
Penn State Cooperative Extension is hosting the Natural Gas Taxation and Finance Workshop at three different locations this month.
State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) has been appointed to serve as majority chairman of the newly-formed House Health Committee after previously serving as chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee.
Average retail gasoline prices in Pennsylvania have fallen 0.3 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.07 per gallon as of Sunday, Dec. 19.
U.S. Representative Glenn ‘GT’ Thompson learned Friday, Dec. 17, that he had been reappointed to the House Agriculture Committee and the Education and Labor Committee in the new Congress. In addition, he will serve on the Natural Resources Committee, which has jurisdiction over natural resource development, such as the Marcellus Shale natural gas play.
A new federal report finds Pennsylvania’s Medicaid program has an error rate that is less than half the national average and well below estimates claimed in state-level audits, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced Monday, Dec. 20.
Make a New Year’s resolution that could benefit the entire family for years to come: volunteer with The Fresh Air Fund! Close to 5,000 New York City children visit volunteer host families for up to two weeks every summer through The Fund’s Friendly Town program in communities from Virginia to Maine and into Canada. In 2011, give your family a chance to spend time together, introduce your children or grandchildren to the importance of volunteering and make a difference in the life of an inner-city child. It might still be cold outside, but the time to sign up is now!
State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) announced Monday, Dec. 6, of two state grants for Tioga County totaling $28,803 for flood protection measures and improvements to the Blossburg Memorial Library.
Tri-County Rural Electric Cooperative hopes to provide some additional holiday cheer to its 16,500 members by lowering their cost-of-service charge for one month.
State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Tioga/Bradford) announced Tuesday, Dec. 7, that Ward Manufacturing in Blossburg will receive a $50,000 investment from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/NEP). These funds will go to create a core-making machine that will immediately reduce energy use by 29 percent at the company.
Recent cases in which recreational vehicles, or RVs, used as residences have connected to sewage systems or holding tanks have prompted the Department of Environmental Protection to warn landowners in the Marcellus shale region that such connections are illegal and dangerous without proper approvals.
On Tuesday, Nov. 16, Geoffrey Rakoski, president of Rakoski Enterprises, Inc., closed on a $12,500 Tioga County Mirco Loan Fund loan with the Tioga County Development Corporation. This is the first loan awarded through the Corporation’s Tioga County Micro Loan Program, its newest loan program.
Pete Boergermann, Citizens & Northern Bank MIS technical support manager, has been promoted to the position of vice president. Boergermann’s promotion was approved by the C&N Board of Directors at the October meeting.
First Citizens National Bank has concluded their 2010 fund-raising efforts to support cancer awareness and research. For over 17 years, First Citizens has been committed to this very worthy cause and despite this tough economy, they were able to raise over $16,300 this year.
Citizens & Northern Corporation (C&N) announced its unaudited, consolidated financial results for the second quarter 2010 and for the six months ended June 30.
Talisman Energy and Northwest Savings Bank are sponsoring the 17th Annual Tioga County Development Corporation (TCDC) Meeting on Monday, July 26, at the Mansfield Junior-Senior High School at 73 West Wellsboro Street in Mansfield.
State Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga) announced on Thursday, May 27, several state grants for recycling and environmental education initiatives awarded by the Department of Environmental Protection.
Michael G. Charles, a certified public accountant, received a Volunteer Service Award from the North Central Chapter of the Pennsylvania Institute of Certified Public Accountants (PICPA).
Richard Colegrove (second from right) was honored by the Greater Mansfield Area Chamber of Commerce last Wednesday as the “ Max Colegrove Citizen of the Year” at the chamber’s annual awards dinner. The award has been given by the chamber in memory of his father for the past 24 years. Also pictured with him is his brother John (right), sister Mary Jane Colegrove Taylor (second from left), and Bruce Dart (left), who chaired this year’s committee and presented the award for the chamber. Dick will also serve as Grand Marshal in this year’s 4th of July Parade. The parade is sponsored by the Mansfield Lions Club.
Wellsboro Electric Company filed a distribution rate increase proposal with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on June 2.
The Department of Environmental Protection has fined GEC Enterprises Inc., owners of The Sign Shop of Mansfield, $12,500 for hazardous waste violations it committed in March 2009.
A panel of judges representing Pennsylvania Highway Information Association (PHIA), PennDOT, and Pennsylvania State Association of Boroughs (PSAB) have selected the Central Avenue Bridge over Kelsey Creek in Wellsboro as a “Winner” of the 2009 Road and Bridge Safety Improvement Awards Program.
Truck-Lite has hired over 100 new direct, full-time employees and more than 100 temporary employees at its Pennsylvania and New York operating facilities since the beginning of the year. The company is continuing to recruit for a variety of manufacturing and office professional positions and expects to fill another 70 to 100 positions within the next few months.
Foor & Associates, Architects, a diversified architectural firm located in Elmira N.Y., recently expanded its operations with the recent opening of an office in downtown Mansfield. The 5 East Wellsboro Street, Mansfield, site officially opened in April.
Northwest Bancshares, Inc., the holding company for Northwest Savings Bank, and NexTier, Inc., the holding company for NexTier Bank, announced jointly on Wednesday, May 5, that they have entered into a definitive agreement whereby Northwest Bancshares, Inc. and Northwest Savings Bank would acquire NexTier, Inc. and NexTier Bank.
The Potter County Education Council Coudersport office will be hosting a series of six Marcellus Shale Webinars beginning in June. The two slated for June are:
The Tioga County Development (TCDC) officers approved several agenda items Friday, May 14, before the TCDC meeting in Sabinsville.
The Central Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society is offering a social program entitled, “Kids Camp 2010.” This program will be held Friday, July 30, through Sunday, Aug. 1, at the Refreshing Mountain Camp, 455 Camp Road, Stevens. There is a $15 fee per child to participate in this program; to register contact the National MS Society at 1-800-227-2108.
Mansfield Borough Council approved the Fabulous 1890s Weekend parade request at their May 12 meeting.
On Monday, April 19, Pete Herres, director of Wellsboro Parks and Recreation, presented the 2010 Neal Mosher Memorial Award to Julie Sticklin of Wellsboro. This is the first time since 2007 that anyone has received the Neal Mosher Award.
Marcellus shale natural gas development was the focus of Tioga County Development Corporation’s 14th annual Legislative Breakfast on April 1 at the Penn-Wells Hotel. According to the speakers, state and national legislators are constantly learning about the shale play’s potential and pitfalls.
Rep. Matt Baker (R-Bradford/Tioga), Republican chairman of the House Health and Human Services Committee, was among more than 40 legislators across the country who signed a letter sent last Wednesday, Feb. 24, to President Barack Obama requesting him to consider input by state lawmakers in the national health care debate.
The new Senate Government Management and Cost Study Commission has scheduled their next hearing to discuss cost-cutting measures in state government, according to Commission Chairman Senator David G. Argall (R-Schuylkill).
On Thursday, Feb. 18, Pennsylvania Senators Arlen Specter and Bob Casey announced that the Department of Commerce awarded two major grants to Pennsylvania, totaling nearly $130 million, to develop broadband technology across the state. The funding is included in the Recovery Act of 2009.
Three Wellsboro-based employees of Citizens & Northern Bank were among six individuals recognized for a combined 105 years of service to the financial institution.
Developing and operating a small business can be challenging. The University of Scranton Small Business Development Center is an available resource for start-up and existing small businesses. The Center is holding a “Building Your Business” seminar on Thursday, March 18, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Pennsylvania College of Technology’s North Campus in Charleston Township, near Wellsboro.
Pennsylvania dairy producers can now review the 2010 guidelines and funding levels for the statewide dairy farm resource team program organized by the Center for Dairy Excellence, with support from Penn State Dairy Alliance and Penn State Cooperative Extension.
To assist Wellsboro Area Chamber of Commerce members who want to re-design an existing brochure and those who want to develop a new one, a brochure design seminar is being held next Wednesday, Feb. 17, at 10 a.m. at the Chamber of Commerce office at 114 Main Street in Wellsboro.