GREENE TWP. – New promise of good jobs has come to the area, with the announcement of the planned opening of All Fresh Farms this year in Greene Township, Pike County. At least 200 jobs are expected in the many phases of production at the hydroponic plant, which will grow and package lettuces, kales and … Continue reading "All Fresh Farms growing jobs in region"
MILFORD – With plans for 200 jobs starting no less than $12 an hour, management from the hydroponics vegetable producer All Fresh Farms was welcomed June 17th, at the Pike County Commissioners’ meeting. The new company is preparing to begin operations in Greene Township this year. Some new details were offered by Steve Nelson, Operations … Continue reading "All Fresh Farms hailed by County"
Reps. Mike Peifer (R-Pike/Wayne) and Rosemary M. Brown (R-Monroe/Pike) announced this week that five area projects in Pike County have been chosen to receive state grants through the Pennsylvania Commonwealth Finance Authority’s (CFA) Local Share Account program.
LERTA stands for “Local Economic Revitalization Tax Assistance” and is allowed under Pennsylvania statute. The program has some flexibility as to how it is set up, but the effect is to waive or reduce taxes by a set amount in the first year, with the full taxes gradually phasing in over a period that can be up … Continue reading "Lehman Twp. passes tax relief program"
GREENE TWP. – “New jobs, substantial enlargement of an existing building for an innovative, very green, high technology industry… something very nice will happen in Greentown,” Mike Sullivan, Executive Director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority, indicated Wednesday evening at the Greene Township supervisors’ meeting. “I am under a gag order and cannot announce anything.”