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Short commutes, high-performing schools and safe,affordable neighborhoods are just a few of the many hallmarks that make working, living and raising a family in west central Pennsylvania special.    

The region is alive with music, the performing arts and interactive museums that celebrate the area’s heritage.  It’s bursting with four-season recreation, from snow tubing or skiing at some of the most acclaimed resorts on the East Coast to summer fun at nearby Idlewild Park.World-class whitewater rivers and miles of hiking and biking trails are magnets for outdoor enthusiasts. 

As the Amateur Sports Capital of the World, the region is also home to professional baseball, hockey and indoor football teams.

Located less than 90 miles from Pittsburgh and just three hours from the Washington, D.C. and Baltimore metropolitan areas, we’re Pennsylvania’s best kept secret.