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PA CareerLink Hosts Job Fair at Jaffa Shrine

PA CareerLink will host a job fair with more than 80 area employers on April 13 at the Jaffa Sanctuary.

The 9:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. hour is reserved for veterans while the public can attend from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

To help job seekers prepare for the job fair, PA CareerLink will host a “How to have a successful job fair” workshop from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. on April 5 and from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. on April 11. To register or for assistance,

contact PA CareerLink at 814-940-6201


Penn Highlands Earns Military Friendly Designation

Pennsylvania Highlands Community College has earned the 2022-2023 Silver Military Friendly School designation.

Institutions that have achieved military-friendly designation were evaluated using public data sources and proprietary survey responses. More than 1,800 schools participated in the 2022-2023 survey, 665 of which won special awards for exceeding the standard.

The 2022-23 Military Friendly Schools list will appear in the May and October issues of GI Jobs magazine and can be viewed at

Peoples calls for rate increase starting Oct. 1

Peoples Natural Gas LLC has filed an application with the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission to increase natural gas rates effective October 1.

Peoples requested an overall gas rate increase of $11 million per year.

If the entire company application is approved, the total bill for a residential customer using 87,000 cubic feet per year would drop from $88.95 to $90.30 per month or 1.6%.

The PUC will review the requested rate change and may prevent existing rates from changing until it investigates and/or holds hearings on the request. The company must prove that the rates charged are reasonable. After reviewing the evidence, the PUC may grant all, part, or none of the request or may reduce existing rates.

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