Greene County Pennsylvania

10 CIVIL AND MUNICIPAL VOLUME 4, ISSUE 8 that Ryerson Station State Park in the western part of the county offers camping and lodging amenities, as well as other recreational activities. A 400-plus acre recreation area is also under development in Greene County, intending to create a go-to destination. “It will have three league-quality softball fields, a reservoir for non-motorized sports, kayaks, canoes, and paddleboards. It will all be ADA-compliant. There are walking trails and hiking trails in the design,” says Belding. He notes that the project is currently in its first of three phases, which he maintains will, “bring that up to a full-scale destination/recreation area in the county.” Highlighting his priorities for the next two years Belding says he would like to see a continued focus on the positive aspects of economic diversification in Greene County. He emphasizes, “We’re not opposed to fossil fuel industries and natural gas industries, but we want to look at alternatives that complement those historical industries for the county, or brand new high technology out of the box unique opportunities that we can bring into the county. The opportunities are bright for the future of Greene County.” PREFERRED VENDOR/PARTNER n Peoples Peoples, an Essential Utilities, Inc. (NYSE:WTRG) company, provides clean, safe, affordable and reliable natural gas service to approximately 740,000 homes and businesses in Western Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Peoples is committed to its customers, its employees, the environment, and to the regions it serves. n Gibson-Thomas Engineering n Greene County Tourist Promotion Agency n Tri County Realty Associates, LP