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Early Learning Pays Off

On any given day, the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Career Connector ( lists about 550 open jobs in the local technology Industry. According to the Council’s annual “State of the Industry Report,” 9,948 technology-intensive firms are located in our 13-county region. This includes about 1,600 pure-play tech companies like Google, Uber,…

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Visiting programs vital

Company, we employ over 250 employees in Blair County.  As such, we possess a large stake in making our region a great place to live, work, and raise a family.     And something I know would provide our community with a bright future is helping first‐time, at‐risk parents learn the skills…

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Childhood Stress and Urban Poverty

The Commission’s 2016 Economic Summit held in Hershey featured remarks from Governor Tom Wolf and ODEL Deputy Secretary Michelle Figlar along with a panel discussion on home visiting moderated by the Heinz Endowment’s Marge Petruska. Senator Bob Casey received the 2016 Champion for Children Award. Caroline Whistler from Third Sector…

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Bradford library opens doors to community – and world

The Bradford Area Public Library serves all of our community. Our library provides educational services; support services for any and all community-based nonprofit organizations; and recreational outlets for all, namely the young, the old, the literate and the nonliterate. Our doors are open to individuals with disabilities and those who…

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