CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:35:36 EST Thu, 21 Sep 2017 14:35:36 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929959&source=RSS Harrisburg University expanding, buys space from Whitaker Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is taking the next step in its growth and making a bigger financial commitment to downtown Harrisburg, which could spark additional development in the capital city. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 12:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929959&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929960&source=RSS Counting heartier chicks at the new Bell Evans hatchery More than 25 million chickens destined for the dinner table hatch every day in the United States, and a large percentage of them spend their first 24 hours &#8212 at least &#8212 in the dark without feed and water, plus more time waiting to go to the poultry farm. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 10:02:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929960&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929961&source=RSS S.E.C. says it was a victim of computer hacking last year HONG KONG &#8212 The top securities regulator in the United States said Wednesday night that its computer system had been hacked last year, giving the attackers private information that could have been exploited for trading. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929961&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929962&source=RSS Maryland-based engineering firm acquires midstate firm A Maryland-based engineering firm with a Cumberland County office has increased its footprint in the midstate. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 09:39:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929962&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929964&source=RSS Five area efforts among those receiving Ben Franklin funding Midstate efforts to develop a new treatment for diabetic-related dry-eye syndrome and another to create an alternative to leather are among those to receive funding from a State College-based early-stage investor. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929964&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929966&source=RSS Smarilli to lead Lancaster General Health Foundation board The Lancaster General Health Foundation has a new board and a new chairperson. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929966&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929967&source=RSS Study Most states would take a hit from GOP health bill Most states would take a stiff budgetary hit if the latest Senate GOP health care bill becomes law, according to an outside analysis released Wednesday. That would likely result in more uninsured Americans. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 08:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929967&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929968&source=RSS As the Fed steps back from mortgage market, REITs gear up to buy Many fund managers are fearful about the Federal Reserve shedding its massive 1. 78 trillion mortgage bond portfolio, a step it plans to start next month. Some investors say it&#8217s time to get greedy. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929968&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929969&source=RSS Former Penn State chancellor and Temple dean ousted by Florida university for fleeing during Hurricane Irma The leader of University of South Florida at St. Petersburg is out of a job after she fled the campus as Hurricane Irma pounded the state. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929969&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929970&source=RSS Yesterday's top story SP downgrades Pa.'s credit rating due to unresolved revenue plan After missing payments tied to Medicaid reimbursements and the state's share of pension obligations to school districts, Pennsylvania's credit rating took a hit today. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:51:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929970&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929974&source=RSS York College joins team aiming to lower college costs York College is part of a new consortium of 19 colleges and universities that aims to come up with cost-saving ideas to lower the expense of higher education. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929974&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929996&source=RSS Lancaster City Restaurant Week The Lancaster City dining scene is showcased as more than 40 restaurants offer prix-fixe menus for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929992&source=RSS Jazz in the Sky Bria Skonberg Recording artist Bria Skonberg, a New York City trumpet player, singer and songwriter, along with her quintet, will take the stage to kick off the center's jazz season. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929999&source=RSS Harrisburg VeggieFest Beer lovers, vegetarians, vegans and veg-curious are encouraged to visit this first-ever celebration of healthy living featuring local food and beverage makers, craft brewers, vendors, plus cooking, gardening and yoga demonstrations, entertainment and more. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929999&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929991&source=RSS Gravel Hill Community Day A day of free family fun will include a pig roast, music, games, inflatables, an obstacle course, a presentation by ZooAmerica and more. The 8th annual Cycles for Life Charity Motorcycle Ride will be held in conjunction with the event. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 07:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170921/CPBJ01/170929991&source=RSS