follow us:Google+FacebookLinkedInTwitterVimeoRSS Feeds


Off the Clock

September 4
  • From left, Justin Martsolf, Sharon Altland and Rick Dunlap of the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau take a hard hat tour Aug. 7 with Laurene Buckley, Jack Scott and Lauren Nye of the Susquehanna Museum of Art to explore the bank vault that will hold a treasure of childhood activities when the new museum opens in January. Photo/Submitted
  • Dunkin’ Donuts of Central Pennsylvania partnered with the American Red Cross to host a blood drive at its Hershey location Aug. 5. All donors received a pound of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee through the “Give a Pint, Get a Pound” program. Throughout the month of August, everyone who donates blood at a Central Pennsylvania or Northeastern Pennsylvania Red Cross blood drive will receive a Dunkin’ Donuts coupon for a free doughnut and medium iced coffee.
  • York Township-based Kinsley Construction employees and their families and friends participated Aug. 2 in the 12th annual Senators Family Fun Run/Walk at Metro Bank Park. The “Purple Peppers” team has raised more than $17,000 the last two years to benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Western/Central Pennsylvania. Photo/Submitted
  • Employees of Manchester Township-based Wagman Cos. Inc. participated June 20 in United Way of York County’s Day of Action by painting gazebos, weeding and clearing brush to improve the scenic outlook at Lake Redman and Lake Williams. Photo/Submitted
  • Susquehanna Township-based Hospice of Central Pennsylvania collected 401 pounds of food for the Central Pennsylvania Food Bank. The donations will provide about 330 meals to local families. Photo/Submitted
  • Six employees of York-based SF&Co. participated June 20 in United Way of York County’s Day of Action by washing and vacuuming eight vehicles for Bell Socialization Services. Pictured, from left, are Tim Vinson, Kim Fetrow, Clarke Freeman, Bambi Barnhart, Tom Allen and Rachael Potts. Photo/Submitted
  • Manor Township-based Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty held a Flag Day party at its Kenneth Road, West Manchester Township, office. About 70 agents, employees and friends helped plant flags along Kenneth Road. Photo/Submitted
  • The team from the Harrisburg-based Reynolds companies ranked in 40th place during the Millers Mutual Harrisburg Mile July 16. Pictured, from left, are Shawna Strine, April Ploutz, Tim Werner, Jeff Smeiles, David Hickey, Fran Theis, Jeff Merritt and Brenda Robinson. Photo/Submitted
  • Landis Homes in Manheim Township named Emily Blank, a Lancaster Mennonite High School senior, its 2014 Art Student Scholarship Award recipient. She was chosen for her charcoal drawing, “Starfish.” The piece will become part of the retirement community’s permanent art collection. Photo/Submitted
  • The York Chapter of Credit Unions gave Christian Eyster, second from left, and Abagayle Copp, center, $500 scholarships. Eyster is a student at Northeastern High School and a member of Members 1st Federal Credit Union. Copp is also a student at Northeastern and a member of First Capital Federal Credit Union. Also pictured, from left, are Dennis Flickinger, president and CEO, First Capital; Nadine Freet, branch manager, Members 1st; and William Bowker, president and CEO, Flatco Credit Union, and president, York Chapter of Credit Unions. Photo/Submitted
  • The Pennsylvania Credit Union Association named Lauren Hoffman of AmeriChoice Federal Credit Union the winner of its 38th Youth Ambassador of Pennsylvania Contest. Steven Dill of Widget Financial was named first alternate, and Devan DeShong of First Capital Federal Credit Union was named second alternate. Pictured, from left, are Dill; Maria LaVelle, PCUA board chairwoman; Hoffman; PatrickConway, PCUA president and CEO; and DeShong. Photo/Submitted
Recent Entries

Poll Question of the Week:

Tell us how.

CPBJ Extra Blog

In which I praise CMS

I've done my share of criticizing the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services...

Fast Forward with Hope

Consider this blog mandatory reading

Mandate. Is there any other word more revolting in the business world?

Main Dish with Erica

The Jackson House: The best little burger joint on this side of the Susquehanna

For years, my underground foodie sources have been talking up the burgers at...

Real estate with Jeff

Let us cross over the river

I thought I would have a little fun this week and talk about something quirky...

Business Events

Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
2014 Real Estate & Development Symposium
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
CPBJ Business Event
Monday, October 27, 2014
Business of the Year Awards 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
90 Ideas in 90 Minutes
Wednesday, November 19, 2014
CPBJ Business Event
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Special Editions

Lancaster County Business Report 2014

Lancaster County Business Report 2014
From the addition of an archery academy, a new laser tag facility and the expansions of Trop Gun Shop and The Volleyball Corner to the recent announcement that next year’s U.S. Women’s Open golf championship will be held in the area, Lancaster County’s business community has been experiencing many victories. Find out how these sports and leisure activities are playing out for the local economy.

United Way of the Capital Region 2014

United Way of the Capital Region 2014
Now more than ever, our community counts on United Way of the Capital Region (UWCR) and its safety net of services. From food pantries to life-sustaining medications, UWCR supports more than 80 programs and services that are needed to keep Central Pennsylvania strong. Learn more about this positive force in our region and how you can help.

Business Profiles 2014

Business Profiles 2014
As Babe Ruth once said, “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” That’s true for baseball, and it’s true for business, especially for the 44 companies featured in this publication. Whether they have more than a century of business under their belts or just a few years, these companies are all stars. Armed with winning business plans, dedicated teammates and a love for the game, they are simply worth watching (and reading about).

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards 2014

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards 2014
The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) holds the annual Excellence in Construction Awards program for its contractor members. Winners join the ranks of hundreds of companies recognized as “the best of the best” in the construction industry. Now in its 25th year, the competition creates a greater awareness of the quality workmanship produced by free enterprise contractors right here in Central Pennsylvania.

Back to Top