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Gene Gyecsek awarded Northeast Region Community Employer of the Year by PAR and other new hires, promotions and awards.

Gene Gyecsek, president of West Coplay Maennerchor, has been selected to receive the Northeast Region Community Employer of the Year award by PAR, Pennsylvania’s leading disability provider and advocacy association for people with autism and intellectual disability, in recognition of his efforts to hire and provide outstanding support to employees with disabilities.  Continue reading.

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26 freight rail improvement projects approved by Wolf Administration

Gov. Tom Wolf announced the approval of 26 rail freight improvement projects that will enhance freight mobility and create or sustain more than 390 jobs across the state. “Investing in our extensive rail freight system increases mobility options and improves the efficiency of freight travel,” said Governor Wolf, in a press release. “These investments underscore our continued commitment to building ...

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Ollie’s announces new CEO

  Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc. officially announced Tuesday that its board of directors named John Swygert as its new president, CEO and member of the board. Swygert had been serving as interim president and CEO since Dec. 2 when Ollie’s founder Mark Butler passed away suddenly over the Thanksgiving weekend. He served as executive vice president and COO of ...

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St. John hands out $10 million in bonuses to employees

When St. John Properties employees opened red envelopes Saturday at the company’s annual holiday party, they got not just season’s greetings but learned what share they received in a $10 million bonus. St. John Properties met a long-standing goal of developing 20 million square feet of space this year and the bonus, an average of $50,000 per employee, was based ...

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