Ondeck recognized with PGAA Outstanding Faculty Award

GREENSBURG, PA — Pamela Ondeck, MBA, assistant professor of Management at the University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg, is the recipient of the Pitt-Greensburg Alumni Association’s Outstanding Faculty Award. The award recognizes excellence in classroom instruction, as well as devotion to the development of students. It will be presented during a breakfast held Saturday, April 25,…

Stephen Neitz named dean of admission at SVC

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LATROBE, PA — Stephen P. Neitz has been named dean of admission at Saint Vincent College, effective June 1, according to an announcement by Suzanne Wilcox English, vice president for admission, marketing and communications. Neitz will be responsible for supervising the planning, implementation and evaluation of the recruitment activities and communication with high school and…

Wolf tax hikes include “filing your taxes” tax

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HARRISBURG, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason released the following statement regarding Tom Wolf’s proposed 6.6% sales tax hike on accounting services. “Filing taxes will get a lot more expensive for Pennsylvanians if the Tom Wolf tax hikes are passed,” Gleason said. “Tom Wolf wants to impose new taxes on everything from…

SVC McKenna School to present second lecture on financial planning

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LATROBE, PA — Saint Vincent College Alex G. McKenna School of Business, Economics and Government will present a lecture by Joseph Scarpo, C.P.A., chairman, founder and CEO of Private Wealth Advisors, in its seventh annual Personal Financial Planning Lecture Series, a public education series on current personal financial issues and concerns at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday,…

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to speak at Northeast Republican Leadership Conference

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Republican Party of Pennsylvania Chairman Rob Gleason confirm that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie will address the attendees of the 2015 Northeast Republican Leadership Conference, which will be taking place at the Sheraton Philadelphia Downtown Hotel from June 18th through June 20th. “We’re proud to confirm New Jersey Governor Chris Christie as…

Department of Aging recognizes volunteers for National Volunteer Week

HARRISBURG, PA — In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 12-18, the Pennsylvania Department of Aging will recognize seven volunteers with the department’s Volunteer Spotlight Award. Volunteers who participate in volunteer programs were nominated by Area Agencies on Aging throughout the state, and were selected for their excellent customer service, reliability, service, superior job performance…

Letter to the Editor: Concerning Congressman Joe Sestak

I had the distinct pleasure of meeting Congressman Joe Sestak during his recent Walk Across Pennsylvania. I was particularly impressed by Sestak’s commitment to the working class and to job development programs. Unfortunately too many Americans cannot afford the education necessary to secure a well paying job. It’s as if you need the money first,…