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River Run Foods Expands, Creates Over 400 Jobs

River Run Foods Expands, Creates Over 400 Jobs

River Run Foods, a Northumberland County manufacturing firm, has purchased land at Great Streams Commons in Union County. The firm plans to build a new plant which will create between 400 and 450 new jobs! Congratulations to River Run Foods on your new investment in...

Industrial Hemp Manufacturer Moving into Former Sunbury Textile Mills

Industrial Hemp Manufacturer Moving into Former Sunbury Textile Mills

  July 19, 2021 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE SUNBURY – An industrial hemp manufacturer is opening its doors in Sunbury. Sivana Converting LLC has purchased the remaining portion of the former Sunbury Textile Mill, bringing 50 new jobs to the region within its first...

New Kitchen and Bath Showroom Opens at Columbia County Business Park

New Kitchen and Bath Showroom Opens at Columbia County Business Park

Local businessman John Coates has opened his new kitchen and bath showroom, Forest & Field, at the Columbia County Business Park. Thank you for continuing to invest in the Central Susquehanna Region! Read the article in the Press Enterprise. Tuesday June 8,...

Glen Raven, Inc. Announces Donation of Sunbury Facility to DRIVE

Glen Raven, Inc. Announces Donation of Sunbury Facility to DRIVE

Glen Raven, Inc., owner of Sunbury Textile Mills, announced today that it will donate the building to DRIVE. Glen Raven is also donating two vacant parcels to the City of Sunbury. Glen Raven announced in June 2020 that it would be closing the Sunbury Textile plant as...

DRIVE and Bucknell SBDC Partnering on New Danville Business Incubator

DRIVE and Bucknell SBDC Partnering on New Danville Business Incubator

In partnership with the Bucknell University Small Business Development Center, DRIVE has opened a new business incubator at its office building in Danville. Modeled after the successful Bucknell SBDC Startup Lewisburg incubator, Startup Danville creates a new location...

New Antique Marketplace Coming to Sunbury

New Antique Marketplace Coming to Sunbury

The Sunbury Train Station is being reborn as an antique marketplace this fall, initially hosting 25 vendors. The new business was featured in The Daily Item on Friday October 16th in an article by Francis Scarcella. Sunbury Station co-owner and DRIVE Board member Jeb...

Columbia County Opens Second Grant Round

Columbia County Opens Second Grant Round

Columbia County has opened their COVID-19 Relief Block Grant for small businesses for a second grant round. Eligible for-profit business based in Columbia County are encouraged to apply. Applications will be accepted beginning today, October 16th and must be received...