OTA spring conference to be hosted in Norman | Business

OTA spring conference to be hosted in Norman |  Business

The Oklahoma Transit Association will convene its annual spring conference and expo, presented by Creative Bus Sales in Norman, from May 23-25 ​​at the Embassy Suites and Convention Center. The association will welcome attendees from the state’s 37 transit agencies, industry suppliers and other transit stakeholders for three days of education, leadership training and networking. … Read more

Labor Law: Employment discrimination and artificial intelligence, employers beware | Local Business News

Labor Law: Employment discrimination and artificial intelligence, employers beware |  Local Business News

By KAREN MICHAEL Special correspondent Employers continue to find new ways to automate business practices, including using software programs that provide for artificial intelligence (AI) in a variety of employment practices, including recruitment. These new technologies, while promising in many respects, have garnered the attention of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, which last year launched … Read more

Insurance blamed for Hornets Pointe damage remaining | Gas

Insurance blamed for Hornets Pointe damage remaining |  Gas

When Connie Lewis looks out her Emporia office window, she sees a “sore sight.” One that she fears could get much worse. “It’s a dangerous building,” she said. “We’re all afraid it’s going to fall over.” Lewis’s office is in what’s left of the Hornets Pointe Apartment complex on Merchant Street. Five months after one … Read more

Welcome back, Jay: Business owners introduced to new Stonington police chief Stonington

Welcome back, Jay: Business owners introduced to new Stonington police chief  Stonington

STONINGTON – When Police Chief Jay DelGrosso began a career in law enforcement over three decades ago, starting as a reserve officer working part-time while attending Southern Connecticut State University, he instantly fell in love with the Stonington community. DelGrosso still recalls walking the beat in areas including Stonington Borough while serving in between work … Read more

Wellsville Chamber presents business, community awards News

Wellsville Chamber presents business, community awards  News

WELLSVILLE – The first live annual Wellsville Area Chamber of Commerce Awards Dinner in two years celebrated businesses new and old this past weekend. More than 70 people gathered Saturday evening at the Wellsville Country Club for an entertaining night filled with music from Darkwater Duo, good food, thank yous and awards. Bruce Thomas, executive … Read more

Old Mitchell’s Grocery building getting new life as steakhouse | Local Business News

Old Mitchell’s Grocery building getting new life as steakhouse |  Local Business News

New life is being breathed into the old iconic Mitchell’s Grocery building on US 501 just north of Lynchburg – except steak will be replacing the famous fried chicken. After being in business for 65 years, the locally owned grocery store and gas station closed in 2014 and has been sitting vacant ever since. This … Read more

Northumberland County DA office gets permission to hire due to “heavy caseload” | News

Northumberland County DA office gets permission to hire due to “heavy caseload” |  News

SUNBURY – Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Matulewicz will get an additional assistant district attorney after a special salary board meeting was called Friday in order to approve a full-time position for the swamped and overworked prosecutor’s office. President Judge Charles Saylor spoke on behalf of the courts and said the Northumberland County District Attorney’s … Read more

Entrepreneurs offer advice to Silver Creek finance students | News

Entrepreneurs offer advice to Silver Creek finance students |  News

SELLERSBURG – A group of local professionals offered advice on starting and running a business during a recent event at Silver Creek High School. Silver Creek’s 25th annual Panel of Entrepreneurs took place Friday after a two-year hiatus because of the pandemic. The event is presented by the high school’s Academy of Finance. The panel … Read more

Northumberland County DA office to get permission to hire due to “heavy caseload” | News

Northumberland County DA office gets permission to hire due to “heavy caseload” |  News

SUNBURY – Northumberland County District Attorney Tony Matulewicz will get an additional assistant district attorney after a special salary board meeting was called Friday in order to approve a full-time position for the swamped and overworked prosecutor’s office. President Judge Charles Saylor spoke on behalf of the courts and said the Northumberland County District Attorney’s … Read more

RISE UP building opens to support community youth | Local News

RISE UP building opens to support community youth |  Local News

RISE UP Grundy is holding its building dedication Tuesday, May 17 at 4 pm The organization is housed in the former Post Office building at 2220 Main Street in Palmer. RISE UP Grundy is a non-profit faith-based organization that offers a plethora of programs aimed to provide a safe environment for youth. Their mission is … Read more