News from Union County

Union County Community Garden Has Gardens Plots Available

October 19, 2015 | Economic Development

With planting season underway, there's still plenty of time to reserve a spot in the Union County Community Garden and grow your own farm-fresh vegetables. Read More

Central Susquehanna Valley Thruway Project - Full Green Ahead!

October 18, 2015 | Economic Development

The Central Susquehanna Valley Transportation (CSVT) Project, which will create a new 13 mile four-lane limited access highway to bypass congestion on US 11/15 at Shamokin Dam, has been given the green light by the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT). Read More

Lewisburg, PA Ranked Among Top 10 Places for Small Business in Northeast

October 17, 2015 | Economic Development

HR Blog Talent Tribune has compiled a list of the top places in America for small business, based on data from the US Census. Lewisburg, PA made that list. Read More

PA Office of International Business Development Joint Venture Opportunities

October 16, 2015 | Economic Development

The PA Office of International Business Development regularly receives economic development marketing leads originally furnished to OIBD by its authorized international representatives concerning businesses that may be interested in locating in, investing in, trading with or partnering with, businesses located in Pennsylvania. Read More

Rail Reconstruction Project now in Final Phase

October 15, 2015 | Economic Development

White Deer Township—The trestle restoration is the final phase of the rail reconstruction project. Read More

White Deer Rail Bridge to be restored this month

October 14, 2015 | Economic Development

A contractor working for the SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority will to reinstall an railroad bridge over White Deer Pike in White Deer Township in Union County starting May 15. Read More

Mifflinburg Thriving Despite Road Construction

October 13, 2015 | Economic Development

We have all been hearing a great deal lately in the press and on the TV and on the streets about the construction that is occurring on Route 45 in Mifflinburg. Read More

Miller Family Partners with Geisinger Health System and the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority to Develop New Community Wellness and Recreation Center

October 12, 2015 | Economic Development

The Miller family, lifelong residents of Lewisburg and owners of locally based playground and fitness equipment manufacturer, Playworld Systems, Inc., today announced it will develop a state-of-the-art indoor wellness and recreation center for members of the community in partnership with Geisinger Health System and the Buffalo Valley Recreation Authority (formerly Lewisburg Area Recreation Authority - LARA). Read More

Rail Service Expected to Spur Development

October 11, 2015 | Economic Development

Reconstruction of the rail line to Great Stream Commons industrial park in Allenwood is continuing, and is expected to bolster efforts to market the park. Read More

Business Spotlight: Bison Analytics

October 10, 2015 | Economic Development

Bison Analytics develops the BAT System, a cloud platform providing small businesses analytics and insights on their own data, just like the big boys. The BAT System further enables small companies to use custom business-process applications at a fraction of the normal cost. Read More

UCEDC Adds Powerful Commercial Properties Marketing Tool

October 09, 2015 | Economic Development

Powerful commercial real estate marketing tool to help local realtors and commercial property owners. UCEDC has recently partnered with California-based GIS Planning to incorporate that company’s state-of-the-art commercial sites and buildings marketing tool to the EDC's website. ZoomProspector is a powerful, GIS-driven tool that has rapidly become the global industry leader in supporting commercial real estate marketing with rich, relevant, and valid data, and its addition to the EDC's web site will give area realtors and commercial property owners a significant advantage when marketing their properties. Read More

Rail Restoration project "On Track"

October 08, 2015 | Economic Development

The SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority (JRA) is reporting that reconstruction of the rail line to Great Stream Commons is well under way. Read More

Great Things Happening in Great Stream Commons

October 07, 2015 | Economic Development

A new master concept plan, marketing team, and approach to development in this Central PA business park have elected officials and area developers optimistic that 2012 will be the year of exciting developments in Great Stream Commons business/industrial park. Read More

Union is Pennsylvania's Healthiest County

October 05, 2015 | Economic Development

The Daily Item spotlights Union County as having been selected in a national study as Pennsylvania's healthiest county. Read More

Rail Project Increases Potential for Growth for Union County Business Park

October 04, 2015 | Economic Development

A recent article in Keystone Edge focuses on how the Joint Rail Authority's efforts to restore rail service to Great Stream Commons will benefit the park's development potential. Read More

Lewisburg Victorian Holiday Parade this coming Saturday

October 03, 2015 | Economic Development

From The Daily Item: Once again this year Lewisburg will be the setting for the annual Victorian Holiday Parade. For more information, please visit the Downtown Lewisburg's website. Read More

Ritz-Craft Company Exceeds Energy Star Standards by 31%

October 02, 2015 | Economic Development

A recent study, conducted by Certified Energy Raters, LLC, found that the average Ritz-Craft Energy Star® labeled home built in 2010 exceeded the Energy Star version 2.0 standards set by the United Stated Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Read More

Rail Coming to Great Stream Commons Industrial Park

October 01, 2015 | Economic Development

SEDA-COG Joint Rail Authority secures additional Grant funding to clear the way to restore rail line to Great Stream Commons Business and Industrial Park in Gregg Township. Read More

Lewisburg Celebrates Campus Theatre Re-Opening

September 30, 2015 | Economic Development

The 70 Year-old Campus Theatre will unveil its new, updated look, and the public is invited to join in the grand celebration. Read More

For Union County Economic Development, "QR" is Quite a Remarkable Achievement

September 29, 2015 | Economic Development

Union County has emerged as a national leader in utilizing innovative technologies for economic development marketing. Read More

Bucknell Rated One of the Best in "Bang for the Buck"

September 28, 2015 | Economic Development

Bucknell University has been ranked 5th best value in the nation by SmartMoney Magazine. Read More

Want to Visit Union County? Now there's an app for that!

September 27, 2015 | Economic Development

Susquehanna River Valley Visitors Bureau and MoJo Active have teamed to develop a mobile app for visitors to the region. Read More

Thermal Products Solutions (TPS) Introduces New Thermal Vac Oven

September 26, 2015 | Economic Development

TPS Introduces the Tenney ZKG Thermal Vacuum Oven July 18, 2011 White Deer – Thermal Product Solutions (TPS), a division of SPX Corporation, now offers the Tenney ZKG thermal vacuum oven for drying chemicals, electronics, plastics and pharmaceuticals. Read More

Union County Building of the Month

September 25, 2015 | Economic Development

Columbia Joist Facility has been named the Union County Building of the Month. Read More

Union County EDC Launches New Website

September 24, 2015 | Economic Development

The Union County Economic Development corporation is pleased to announce the launch of its new website. Read More

Rail Service is Back in Allenwood

November 03, 2014 | Latest News

Over 110 people took part in a special rail excursion recently, celebrating the return of rail freight service to the Allenwood area. Service, via the White Deer & Reading Railroad (WD&R) has been extended to the southern edge of Great Stream Commons business park in..... Read More