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During this downtime, get great ideas from the area's best CEOs

By Hope Stephan
November 25, 2014 11:05 AM

The worst part of writing a blog every week is having to seem smart every week — or at least that I have some idea what I'm talking about. CONTINUE READING

Banking industry looking up in Q3

By Michael Sadowski
November 25, 2014 02:26 PM

The banking climate continues to improve in the United States, as third-quarter net income at the country's banks jumped 7.3 percent from 2013's third quarter. CONTINUE READING

Banks want to buy, but they don't plan to sell

By November 25, 2014 12:35 PM

One of these days, we're going to get off the topic of mergers and acquisitions in the banking industry. CONTINUE READING


Export impact: Manufacturing 2014

By November 26, 2014 08:46 AM

Did you miss Central Penn Business Journal's manufacturing edition on Oct. 3? If so — or if you want to revisit it — we've compiled all the manufacturing coverage into one digital edition. CONTINUE READING

Manufacturing a better economy

By John Hilton
November 25, 2014 03:27 PM

I spent last Thursday touring Frog, Switch and Manufacturing Co. in Carlisle, at the invitation of the gracious Casimir Koshinski, executive vice president and chief operations officer. CONTINUE READING

In brief: Hershey Volunteer Fire Co. launches community campaign to fund $6.8 million fire station

By Jason Scott
November 26, 2014 11:14 AM

A five-year capital campaign kicked off Monday to help fund the $6.8 million fire station renovation and expansion project for the Hershey Volunteer Fire Co. CONTINUE READING

In brief: Howard Hanna acquires Ohio-based broker

By Jason Scott
November 26, 2014 11:12 AM

Howard Hanna Real Estate Services, the top residential real estate broker in the commonwealth, has acquired Mission Realty, a northeastern Ohio brokerage. CONTINUE READING

In brief: Universities to establish Interactive Media Consortium

By Heather Stauffer
November 26, 2014 11:10 AM

A $750,0000 Discovered in PA–Developed in PA grant administered by Pennsylvania's Department of Community & Economic Development will help Harrisburg University of Science & Technology, Carnegie Mellon University and Drexel University establish a PA Interactive Media Consortium. CONTINUE READING

Sound Off: Your view

By November 26, 2014 11:01 AM

Last week’s question: Do you give your employees extra days off during the holidays? Tell us why or why not. CONTINUE READING

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Newsmakers: Retail

By November 25, 2014 05:10 PM

Businesses featured this week: Hair Direct, St. John Properties Inc. CONTINUE READING

Newsmakers: Nonprofit

By November 25, 2014 05:09 PM

Businesses featured this week: The Center for Community Peacemaking, The Children's Cancer Recovery Foundation CONTINUE READING

Newsmakers: Marketing

By November 25, 2014 05:06 PM

Businesses featured this week: Moxie Design and Marketing, Stoner Bunting Advertising CONTINUE READING