Who will win this year’s $50,000 PA Wilds Big Idea Contest?

In partnership with the PA WILDS Center for Entrepreneurship, Ben Franklin Technology Partners recently sponsored a BIG IDEA contest targeting innovators working in the maker economy, forest products, outdoors and recreation, and even tech-manufacturing. The winner will receive a prize package that includes: Up to $50,000 in cash The opportunity to win an additional $2,500…

Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority meets, learns Bradford Street water line project to start next week

The Reynoldsville Water and Sewer Authority met in regular session on April 28 and learned the Bradford Street water line project should begin the week of May 2. While the work progresses, customers on the 900 block of Worth Street and Bradford Street customers from Jackson Street to the Sandy Lick Creek may experience intermittent…

Jeff Tech Operating Committee gets budget approval from four sending districts

The Jeff Tech Operating Committee met on April 26 and learned that its proposed budget for 2022-2023 has been approved by the four sending school districts, which include DuBois Area, Punxsutawney, Brookville, and Brockway. The $11.4-million dollar package is a 4.9% increase over the 2021-2022 budget. “We’re ready to move forward into 22-23 with that,”…

Governor Wolf announces $10 Million in investments to improve 10 airports including the DuBois Regional Airport

Governor Tom Wolf has announced $10 million in state investments to support 12 projects at 10 airports through the Aviation Transportation Assistance Program. “Aviation plays a vital role in keeping our state’s economy moving,” Governor Wolf said. “These investments will help Pennsylvania’s airports operate safely, expand to meet current demands, and sustain growth well into…