Three out of Three LSA Applications Funded

July 13, 2017

Late last summer, the Pike County Economic Development Authority’s Tammy Savarese assisted applicants looking to obtain LSA grants. LSA Funds are revenues that come from the Commonwealth’s share of legal wagering and games within the State of Pennsylvania. Three separate applications were submitted by the Pike County Economic Development Authority on behalf of three local not-for-profit organizations. In years past, … Continue reading "Three out of Three LSA Applications Funded"

Affordable senior housing celebrated

July 13, 2017

WESTFALL TWP. – A ceremonial groundbreaking was held Friday, October 9th, for a 93-unit affordable senior citizen housing complex near Matamoras. The $10 million+ project is expected to help meet a critical housing need in Pike County when the facility opens in about a year.

Jonah Mendelbaum is the developer. His company, MJJ Builders located in Warwick, NY, has built … Continue reading "Affordable senior housing celebrated"

Complex A Christmas (2016) Present For Seniors

July 13, 2017

By Kenneth Books

WESTFALL — By Christmas 2016, some 93 Pike County senior citizens may have new, modern housing near Kmart in Westfall Township. Ground was broken for the new housing complex Friday, Oct. 9.“We’re hoping people will be able to move in before next Christmas,” said developer Jonah Mandelbaum. “People are already calling us.” When it’s completed, the complex … Continue reading "Complex A Christmas (2016) Present For Seniors"

EDA Honors Five Firms For County Investment, Employment

July 13, 2017

By Kenneth Books

TAFTON — Five companies were honored with 2015 Pike County Economic Development Awards at the Economic Development Summit Dinner Wednesday, Sept. 30. The awards, which consisted of plaques from the Economic Development Authority and certificates from Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, were presented in recognition of significant investment and creation of new jobs in the county.

Recipients … Continue reading "EDA Honors Five Firms For County Investment, Employment"

Pike County Economic Development Authority to present new business awards, venture capitalist guest speaker

July 13, 2017

MILFORD — The Pike County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will hold its Economic Development Summit Dinner on Wednesday, Sept. 30, at Ehrhardt’s Waterfront Resort, located at 205 Route 507 in Hawley. The agenda will include discussions about economic development since the last summit in February; changes in the local economy, like the unemployment rate over the past few years; and … Continue reading "Pike County Economic Development Authority to present new business awards, venture capitalist guest speaker"

Pike’s economic progress hailed

July 13, 2017

By Peter Becker Managing Editor

Pike County Economic Development 2015 awards were given to five companies, Wednesday night. From left: Justin Moon, CEO, Kahr Arms; Theresa H. Butler, CEO, Middletown Community Health Center; Garry Merritt (co-owner), All Fresh Farms and Paul Wiebel and his sons Robert and PJ (CEO), of Econo-Pak Packaging. Management from LP Cylinder Service, Inc., was unable … Continue reading "Pike’s economic progress hailed"

Pike’s economic progress hailed

July 13, 2017

By Peter Becker Managing Editor

MILFORD -Trumpeting significant progress in the economic front, Pike County officials are planning a dinner to celebrate and help chart strategies they move forward, seeking to overcome remaining hurdles.

Michael Sullivan, Executive Director of the Pike County Economic Development Authority (EDA) told the Commissioners, September 2nd, that the currently posted jobless rate of only 6.2% … Continue reading "Pike’s economic progress hailed"

Kahr Arms dedicates Pike County HQ

July 13, 2017

By Peter Becker Managing Editor

BLOOMING GROVE TWP. – The celebration dedicating the Kahr Arms plant Tuesday in Pike County was filed with patriotic fervor and affirmation of the American people’s right to bear arms.

A large gathering of state and local officials and other supporters filled a temporary banquet hall in what by next year is expected to be … Continue reading "Kahr Arms dedicates Pike County HQ"