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Pike Chamber announces 2014 membership promotion

PIKE COUNTY, PA — The Pike County Chamber of Commerce is running a member promotion from now until March 31. Businesses that join and pay in full will get an additional six-month membership for free. A current paid chamber member in good standing, who brings in a new member of equal or greater annual membership investment value, will receive a free three-month membership extension. Bringing in four new members earns a current member free membership for a year.  Read more

Tri-State Chamber announces weekly radio show

PORT JERVIS, NY — The Tri-State Chamber of Commerce will host a new weekly radio forum, “Chamber Matters,” on Neversink Media Group stations, beginning on Thursday, January 30 at 9 a.m. and rebroadcast on Sunday, February 2 at 7 a.m. on WDLC 1490AM as well as other network stations. “Chamber Matters” will be hosted by chamber Executive Director Charlene Trotter and Director Nelson Page. Each program will feature guests from tri-state area businesses, government officials and personalities in the news.  Read more

The Beaverkill Rod Company expands to the West Coast

ROSCOE, NY — The Beaverkill Rod Company, Inc. (BKROD), a leading manufacturer of American-made fly rods, recently announced that it will expand its distribution model on the West Coast to include a dedicated sales team and account services.  Read more

Local craft brewer added to Roscoe Beer Co.

ROSCOE, NY — Since receiving its New York State Brewers License, Roscoe Beer Co. (RBC) continues the forward motion of its company by adding an on-site brewer, Joshua Hughes, who will continue the development of new craft beers. Hughes will begin brewing, and in the coming months will help RBC develop their plans for a larger brewing facility.  Read more

Pike County EDA to present plans to stimulate economy

HAWLEY, PA — In an effort to address unemployment, elevate the local wage scale, promote economic growth and achieve a full recovery from the 2008-09 recession, Pike County is planning to do something about these issues. At 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, February 18 at Ehrhardt’s Restaurant at 205 Rte. 507 on Lake Wallenpaupack, the Pike County Economic Development Authority (EDA) will unveil a program designed to stimulate activity in several sectors of the Pike County economy.  Read more

Dime Bank donates $27,500 to the Wayne County Community Foundation

REGION — The Dime Bank contributed $27,500 to the Wayne County Community Foundation by way of the Educational Improvement Tax Credit (EITC) Program. Through the Wayne County Community Foundation, the EITC Program provides significant funding for enhanced academic programs for the three Wayne County School Districts. The program, which is administered by the PA Department of Economic and Community Development, provides a tax rebate program for participating businesses. The rebate can be used to promote academic opportunities for participating public school districts.  Read more

Koberlein Environmental acquires Sheeley’s Septic

HONESDALE, PA — Koberlein Environmental Services, a full-service environmental services company operating in Northeast Pennsylvania since 1960, has had a growing business base in Sullivan, Orange and Ulster counties, New York. Convinced that the companies share common values, as well as longterm success in meeting the needs of their customers, the owners of Sheeley’s Septic and Koberlein decided to combine the assets and resources of the two companies effective January 10, 2014.  Read more

Green Door winter release party in Rhinebeck

LIBERTY, NY — Green Door magazine, a popular quarterly throughout the Catskills and Hudson Valley in upstate New York, announces the publication of the winter issue at an event in Dutchess County. The publication focuses on the benefits of country living in a socially conscious society, and the event brings together local businesses with the Sullivan County-based magazine. The party will be at the bluecashew Kitchen Pharmacy, at 6423 Montgomery Street on Rte. 9 in Rhinebeck on January 11 from 5 to 7 p.m.  Read more

Local eye care provider nominated as finalist for 2013 Optical Awards

HONESDALE, PA — Northeastern Eye Institute, a leading comprehensive eye care center in Northeastern Pennsylvania, has been named a national finalist for the Transitions Awards program which recognizes optical labs, optical retailers and eye care professionals for their year-long commitment to promoting eye health and photochromic lenses. The winner will be announced during the Transitions Academy, held January 26 to 29, at Disney’s Contemporary Resort in Orlando.  Read more

Seminar: ‘Twitter for small business success’

HAWLEY, PA — A seminar, titled “Twitter for Small Business Success” will be held on Thursday, January 16 (rescheduled from November 21) at the Wayne/Pike Technology Training Lab in the Hawley Silk Mill, Suite 212 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Presenter Tim Sohn, CEO, Sohn Social Media Solutions in Shohola discusses how small business owners can use Twitter to spread the word about their businesses, network with other small business professionals and improve customer service.  Read more

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