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  • 8 Tips for Starting Your Own Business in 2019

    January 03, 2019

    The beginning of a new year brings new opportunities, fresh motivation, and determined resolutions – including the desire to make 2019 the year that you finally take your business concept to the next level. The prospect of launching a business – whether by yourself or with a partner – can be daunting which is why […]

  • Aliquippa: Powered by Passionate People

    December 24, 2018

    For more than 30 years, the city of Aliquippa has been designated as financially distressed under the Municipalities Financial Recovery Act, more commonly known as Act 47. Administered by the Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED), Act 47 assists Pennsylvania municipalities experiencing severe financial difficulties to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of their […]

  • Maker Monday: The Bakery Society Pittsburgh

    December 17, 2018

    Jami Pasquinell Occupation: Executive Director In December of 2014, Jami Pasquinelli joined Pittsburgh’s Economic Development South (EDS) community development corporation as the commercial district manager in the Mt. Oliver and Knoxville neighborhoods. She spearheaded The Bakery Society Pittsburgh (TBSP) project after she started the “Sweet Saturdays” event with EDS — an opportunity for community bakers […]