Extra oversight, transparency for Pennsylvania financial improvement loans proposed

Extra oversight, transparency for Pennsylvania financial improvement loans proposed

(The Middle Sq.) – A Pennsylvania program that gives low-interest loans to spur job creation might get extra oversight, requiring annual monetary coaching and public reporting necessities.  For state-favored financial progress, enterprise loans are made by way of the Pennsylvania Industrial Improvement Authority. Established in 1956, PIDA grants loans and features of credit score focused…

Wells Fargo closing financial institution department in Slatington, Lehigh Co., has closed one in Kingston, Luzerne Co.

Wells Fargo closing financial institution department in Slatington, Lehigh Co., has closed one in Kingston, Luzerne Co.

If you understand of native enterprise openings or closings, please notify us right here. · · · Rene and Grisellies Benique have opened Ezekiel 47 Cafe at 10 S. Fifth Ave., off Fifth and Penn avenues, in West Studying.  · Alter Ego Salon and Day Spa in Emmaus is holding a grand opening Sunday, Could 22, from 11 a.m. to…

Meals Truck Meals Drive with Second Harvest Meals Financial institution, WFMZ provides folks the prospect to assist native households dealing with meals insecurity

Meals Truck Meals Drive with Second Harvest Meals Financial institution, WFMZ provides folks the prospect to assist native households dealing with meals insecurity

S. WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – In simply three months, the variety of households served by meals pantries in Lehigh County has gone up by 25%. In Northampton County, that quantity has reached 50%. “They’re already dealing with greater gasoline costs, greater lease and residential costs, and now they’re dealing with greater meals costs. It is…

Pennsylvania county demolition funds for blighted properties: a rural and concrete divide

Pennsylvania county demolition funds for blighted properties: a rural and concrete divide

(The Middle Sq.) – Blighted properties are an issue in each county throughout Pennsylvania, and a proposed invoice would make everlasting a brand new price counties can impose to boost funds for demolition. SB439, sponsored by Sen. David Argall, R-Berks/Schuylkill, would take away a 10-year sundown provision from Act 152 of 2016 that authorizes counties…