CPBJ - en-us Copyright 2016 Central Penn Business Journal Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:17:22 EST Tue, 25 Oct 2016 10:17:22 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029861&source=RSS 2016 campaign pressures ties between GOP, business Business media mogul and former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg made headlines five months ago when he declared that the Republican Party is no longer the party of business. Was he right? Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:25:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029862&source=RSS PeoplesBank hopes to fill void left by two PNC branch closures Many residents at Landis Homes and Woodcrest Villa have never had to go far to talk to their bankers. The two Lancaster County retirement communities have had on-site banks for years. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 09:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029864&source=RSS Is it OK to talk politics at work? Politics, which rank right up with religion on many professionals' lists of subjects to avoid at work, have posed a greater-than-usual challenge for some managers and labor attorneys this election season. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029865&source=RSS Centric Bank CEO Patti Husic named to national banking board The Harrisburg area has a new local voice on the American Bankers Association's board of directors. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:54:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029866&source=RSS Pa. Senate passes bill to allow six-packs at beer distributors More than two months after sweeping liquor reforms took effect, state lawmakers are looking to pass a bottle &#8212 or six &#8212 to beer distributors. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029866&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029867&source=RSS Holy Spirit forensic consortium to focus on abuse, trafficking Holy Spirit &#8211 A Geisinger Affiliate will host a forensic consortium focusing on child abuse, domestic violence, sexual assault, and human trafficking on Oct. 28. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029867&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029868&source=RSS Local Applebee's franchise honored as nation's best The Rose Group of Newtown, which runs 56 Applebee&#8217s restaurants, including about a dozen in the Greater Lehigh Valley, once again has been named top franchisee by the restaurant chain. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029868&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029869&source=RSS Milton Hershey School starts student home construction on former golf course site Milton Hershey School is starting construction of 32 new middle school student homes on what it calls its Legacy Campus in South Hanover Township. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029869&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029871&source=RSS DEP fines Allegheny County firm 472,317 for natural gas well contamination The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has levied a 472,317 civil penalty against an Allegheny County firm for groundwater contamination at a natural gas drilling site in Potter County. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 08:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029871&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029872&source=RSS Fulton passes stress test What would happen if the world was thrown into a severe recession? One of the midstate's biggest banks would survive, according to stress-test results released this month. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029872&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029873&source=RSS York's Downtown Inc promotes two staff members York organization Downtown Inc, which this month welcomed a new CEO, also has announced staff changes designed to advance the organization's mission. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029873&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029874&source=RSS Yesterday's top story More central Pa. PNC branch closures planned in November After PNC Bank closed five Central Pennsylvania branches last week, several more are expected to follow in November. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 07:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029874&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/INSIGHTS/161029875&source=RSS Are you ready for Google's next big change? A few months from now, yoursquore relaxing in your living room over Christmas break. You are surfing the web. You decide to do a Google search for your companyrsquos products or services. You discover something terrible. You lost your ranking. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 16:43:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/INSIGHTS/161029875&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029887&source=RSS Red Lion Controls president named to Manufacturers board The president of Red Lion Controls has been named to the board of directors for the Manufacturers' Association, a multi-county regional manufacturing and logistics trade association. Mon, 24 Oct 2016 11:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161029887&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161019737&source=RSS Campaign donations down in Central Pa. While this unpredictable election season has energized some voting blocs, the donor class in Central Pennsylvania is keeping its money out of the presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. Wed, 19 Oct 2016 13:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20161025/CPBJ01/161019737&source=RSS