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The Importance of Trails for Health & Business

By Kathy Henderson, CCEDC Director of Economic Development Spring has sprung! We certainly didn’t have much of a winter this past year, hardly any snow. Yet, the warmer temperatures and sunshine, the bright yellow daffodils, and seeing the first robinof spring still feel good. Now is the time to get out and experience our beautiful…

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Prices are on the rise: shop smart for the energy supply that’s right for you

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities If you’ve been to the store lately, you’ve probably noticed that prices are going up.   From beef to gas, and just about everything in between. But, just like you’d shop around for the best price on everyday goods, it’s important to know that you can also…

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Here Comes Hurricane Season

By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Prepare your family and home for severe storms, loss of power Hurricane season – that six-month period that brings damaging wind and heavy rain along the east coast – has begun and we’re prepared. We hope you are too. Each year, PPL Electric Utilities’ 1.4 million customers…

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Need help paying your electric bill? These resources can help.

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By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Vaccines are rolling out and hope is in the air, but the lasting impacts of the pandemic are still very real for many Pennsylvanians. If you’re having trouble paying your electric bill – or if you’re falling behind on your payments – there are programs that can…

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COVID Comebacks: Mauch Chunk Trust, Quest Termite & Pest, & Keystone Running | On Every Main Street

By GREG CAPOGNA • MAR 16, 2021 The COVID Comebacks series continues as Greg Capogna talks with Marty McGuire, Marketing Director at Mauch Chunk Trust, about local banking during the pandemic. Then, Chris and Kendra Snyder of Quest Termite & Pest Control discuss the importance of spring pest control. Finally, Chris Schmidt of the Keystone Running Store talks about the importance of finding the right…

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More Help Is on the Way

By Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development, CCEDC If you own a business of any kind, you have been impacted in one way or another by the pandemic.  If you are disheartened because you think there are no more programs available, then I am here to say courage Camille, there is still help out there…

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Storm Versus Power Grid

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How PPL Electric Utilities is changing the reliability odds for the better By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities Hurricanes have had names for 70 years. Now big winter storms get them. Go figure. As I write this column just before Christmas, a powerful nor’easter – Winter Storm Gail – just left the…

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Celebrating the difference makers among us in a year like no other

Celebrating the difference makers among us in a year like no other By Jane George, Regional Affairs Director, PPL Electric Utilities There are so many great people out there who work tirelessly to make their communities better places to live. You may call them the helpers, the doers, the volunteers. We call them Bright Lights.…

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COVID Comebacks: Marlyn Kissner, Rick Franzo, Alice Wanamaker, Margaret White |On Every Main Street

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By Kenneth Mazzaro- Published Oct. 23, 2020- WDIY 88.1 Greg Capogna continues his COVID Comebacks series with Marlyn Kissner – EVP Northern Region GLVCC, Rick Franzo – The Growth Coach of the Poconos, Alice Wannamaker – VP Northern Region GLVCC, and Margaret White – Owner, Stone Row restaurant in Jim Thorpe. (Original air-date: 10/19/2020)

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Please Be Kind…It’s Time to Forgive

By Marlyn Kissner, Executive Director, CCEDC Now more than ever, we need to be kind to one another, help our friends, family, neighbors, co-workers, guests and strangers. This is a “forgiving time” as things do not look the same, many of us never experiencing a pandemic, give folks a break. Have gratitude… take time to think…

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