North East, Pennsylvania - Economy

Economy

North East's economy is primarily based on grapes. Vineyards carpet the township and there are at least 5 large wineries in the area. One of the borough's largest employers is Welch's. A major natural gas company has recently been granted permission to drill the first of 11 natural gas wells within the Township.

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