CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:46:43 EST Wed, 29 Mar 2017 19:46:43 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329775&source=RSS Mid Penn to buy western Pa. bank Mid Penn Bancorp. , parent of Mid Penn Bank, has entered an agreement to buy The Scottdale Bank Trust Co. in Westmoreland County. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 17:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329775&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329776&source=RSS Nasdaq on track for 4th straight gain, as Dow, SP 500 lag behind U. S. stocks on Wednesday struggled to break higher, with the Nasdaq Composite outpacing its equity-benchmark brethren, as stock investors digested hawkish comments from Federal Reserve speakers and an energy-sector bolstering drop in U. S. gasoline inventories. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 15:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329776&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329779&source=RSS Midstate manufacturers eyeing worker shortage, automation projects A dearth of skilled workers, rising health care costs and evolving technology are among the industry changes weighing on the minds of manufacturers in the midstate, according to answers submitted in the first edition of the CPBJ Manufacturing Activity Index. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 13:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329779&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329780&source=RSS Triple Crown completes demolition of James Bell Tavern in Silver Spring Township The partially demolished James Bell Tavern in Silver Spring Township came all the way down today, according to Lower Paxton Township-based Triple Crown Corp. , the owner of the Carlisle Pike property. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 12:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329780&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329781&source=RSS Vineyard hopes growing music festivals draw more visitors to Dauphin County The Vineyard Brewery at Hershey has brewed up a new family festival and is expanding its summer music acts, which should drive even more visitors into Dauphin County this year. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 11:12:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329781&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329782&source=RSS York County's Voith Hydro working on project with Notre Dame It's called the &#8220StreamDiver. &#8221 Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329782&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329783&source=RSS Odd Crayola is retiring one of its iconic colors on National Crayon Day Friday is National Crayon Day and Crayola says it will mark the occasion by retiring one of its colors. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329783&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329784&source=RSS Nation Navient seeks to dismiss student loan case, says consumer watchdog overreached The nation&#8217s largest servicer of student loans has asked a court to dismiss a federal regulator&#8217s charges that the company systematically failed and misled thousands of borrowers about payment information. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329784&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329785&source=RSS Business Medical marijuana lures ex-Eagle, other former players into a new field Former football players and athletes -- some prominent -- are making a play in Pennsylvania&#8217s burgeoning medical-marijuana industry. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329785&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329786&source=RSS World EU vetos Deutsche Boerse-London Stock Exchange merger deal An attempted merger between the German and British stock exchanges was struck down by European regulators on Wednesday, formally ending a deal that unraveled in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the European Union. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 10:28:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329786&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329788&source=RSS After tax incentive blocked, Hershey project developers explore options A proposed mixed-use project in the heart of downtown Hershey may still happen as planned despite a school board's vote against a tax-incentive plan that would have helped the project. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329788&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329789&source=RSS First year shows demand for women's business organization, leader says Eighteen of the midstate's most influential businesswomen gather for three hours every month to help each other prosper. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329789&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329790&source=RSS Virginia-based roofing company adds West Shore office Katchmark Construction Inc. , a Virginia-based roofing company that works around Washington, D. C. , has expanded its reach into Central Pennsylvania with an office on the West Shore. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329790&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329791&source=RSS York's RSDC buys former Cobblestone's building The former Cobblestone's building in downtown York has so much potential, and in a location that's really becoming an attractive area for development, real estate developer Dylan Bauer noted. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329791&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329792&source=RSS Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, in blow to nuclear power Westinghouse Electric Company, which helped drive the development of nuclear energy and the electric grid itself, filed for bankruptcy protection on Wednesday, casting a shadow over the global nuclear industry. Wed, 29 Mar 2017 08:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170329/CPBJ01/170329792&source=RSS