Manufacturing

Workforce development efforts recognized

HARRISBURG (March 10, 2010) – The Pennsylvania Senate and House of Representatives unanimously passed Resolutions on Monday and Tuesday of this week recognizing March 8 to 14 as Workforce Solutions Week in Pennsylvania.rn rnTo see Senate Resolutions 258, go to: http://tinyurl.com/yh3ajtk. To see House Resolution 664, go to: http://tinyurl.com/yh4orus.rn r

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Grand Prix named Allentown Business of the Month

Allentown Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) and Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski today named Lehigh Valley Grand Prix as the “Business of the Month” at a news conference held at Lehigh Valley Grand Prix at 649 S. 10th Street. rn rnLehigh Valley Grand Prix was selected by members of the Business Recruitment and Retention Committee of Allentown Ahead, a volunteer group of AEDC.rn r

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Voltaix coming to Upper Mount Bethel

Harrisburg – With a boost from $2.76 million in state investments, a New Jersey-based high-tech manufacturer plans to open a state-of-the-art facility in Northampton County and create 53 jobs, Governor Edward G. Rendell announced today.rnrn rnr

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RCN cable to be acquired

HERNDON, VA, Mar 05, 2010 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX News Network) -- RCN Corporation (NASDAQ: RCNI) and ABRY Partners today announced their entry into a definitive agreement for an investment fund managed by ABRY to acquire RCN for total consideration of approximately $1.2 billion, including the assumption of debt.

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PPL seeks 2011 rate increase

PPL Electric Utilities announced Monday (3/1) that it will seek Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission approval for a modest increase in electric rates beginning in 2011 to ensure continued high levels of reliability for customers.rnr

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Mount Airy table games hearing postponed

HARRISBURG: The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has rescheduled the public hearing for Mount Airy Casino Resort’s request for authorization to conduct table games to Thursday, March 18, 2010. The original hearing was scheduled for February 25, 2010 but was cancelled due to a winter storm.rnr

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