Monessen business owners asked to attend meeting
Ron Mozer feels like “the new kid on the block.”
The owner of Crystalline Technologies opened his business at Eastgate 11 in 2008. The company does satellite telemetry for the oil and gas industry, with customers from New York to Tennessee as well as overseas.
Now a Monessen resident as well, Mozer is hoping to pro-actively improve the business community and climate.
Mozer is organizing a Monessen Business Owners Meeting noon Thursday at Mon Net Café, 11 Eastgate.
He said at the session, expected to last 30 to 45 minutes, business owners will be encouraged to discuss challenges such as:
• Parking meters
• Abandoned buildings
• Revitalization of Monessen
• Bringing business back to Monessen when the John K. Tener Bridge opens next month
• Improving roads.
Mozer said the meeting is not a candidates' forum, but ideas and concerns would ultimately be addressed with city leaders. Mozer said he has also reached out to the Monessen Chamber of Commerce.
“My goal is to see if the Monessen business people have a voice,” Mozer said. “As constituents, this is what we believe needs to be done to improve the city and especially the business community. As a group of business people, we have a stronger voice, especially if consolidated into a strong and concise message.”
Mozer said he is interested in what ideas business owners have for the downtown community.
Chris Buckley is a staff writer for Trib Total Media. He can be reached at 724-684-2642 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Subscribe today! Click here for our subscription offers.
Show commenting policy
TribLive commenting policy
You are solely responsible for your comments and by using TribLive.com you agree to our Terms of Service.
We moderate comments. Our goal is to provide substantive commentary for a general readership. By screening submissions, we provide a space where readers can share intelligent and informed commentary that enhances the quality of our news and information.
While most comments will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive, moderating decisions are subjective. We will make them as carefully and consistently as we can. Because of the volume of reader comments, we cannot review individual moderation decisions with readers.
We value thoughtful comments representing a range of views that make their point quickly and politely. We make an effort to protect discussions from repeated comments either by the same reader or different readers.
We follow the same standards for taste as the daily newspaper. A few things we won't tolerate: personal attacks, obscenity, vulgarity, profanity (including expletives and letters followed by dashes), commercial promotion, impersonations, incoherence, proselytizing and SHOUTING. Don't include URLs to Web sites.
We do not edit comments. They are either approved or deleted. We reserve the right to edit a comment that is quoted or excerpted in an article. In this case, we may fix spelling and punctuation.
We welcome strong opinions and criticism of our work, but we don't want comments to become bogged down with discussions of our policies and we will moderate accordingly.
We appreciate it when readers and people quoted in articles or blog posts point out errors of fact or emphasis and will investigate all assertions. But these suggestions should be sent via e-mail. To avoid distracting other readers, we won't publish comments that suggest a correction. Instead, corrections will be made in a blog post or in an article.