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Fitch gives turnpike bonds an A+ rating; traffic up so far in FY2015

By John Hilton
November 21, 2014 08:46 AM

Fitch Ratings assigned an A+ rating to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission's $295.4 million of series 2014C turnpike revenue bonds. CONTINUE READING

Municipalities pay for road salt shortage

By John Hilton
November 19, 2014 08:48 AM

Southcentral Pennsylvania municipalities will be able to buy road salt this year, but the prices are much higher. CONTINUE READING

Former Millersburg bus company VP pleads guilty to $1.4M fraud of Dauphin County school districts

By Jason Scott
November 19, 2014 03:18 PM

The former Harris Transportation Corp. and its vice president, Todd Harris, pleaded guilty today to mail fraud charges, which bilked two Dauphin County school districts of $1.4 million. CONTINUE READING

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Norfolk Southern boosts Pa. rail network with $217M acquisition

By Jason Scott
November 18, 2014 10:25 AM

Virginia-based Norfolk Southern Corp., which has growing intermodal freight operations in Central Pennsylvania, has announced a $217 million acquisition of nearly 283 miles of rail line between Sunbury and Schenectady, N.Y. CONTINUE READING

Exel to close Lancaster County facility

By John Hilton
November 18, 2014 09:20 AM

Warehouse giant Exel Inc. has filed a notice with the state that it intends to lay off 97 workers and close its New Holland, Lancaster County, facility at the end of 2014. CONTINUE READING

Shipley to open new CNG station

By Joseph Deinlein
November 17, 2014 02:16 PM

A York County energy supplier has plans to open a compressed-natural-gas station to the public in the first quarter of 2015. CONTINUE READING

Keeping workers safe is company's first priority

By Joseph Deinlein
November 14, 2014 12:30 PM

For the workers at Consolidated Scrap Resources Inc., safety really is first. CONTINUE READING

Limiting turnover: Be honest and consistent with associates

By Jason Scott
November 14, 2014 12:30 PM

Truck driving, especially long-haul transportation, is not for everyone. CONTINUE READING

In brief: CAT adds route

By John Hilton
November 14, 2014 12:09 PM

Capital Area Transit is adding Route 27, a service scheduled to coincide with the opening of the Mulberry Street Bridge on Dec. 29. The route will link south Harrisburg to Hamilton Health Center and to downtown Harrisburg. CONTINUE READING

CAT officials: Bike ridership soaring; Carlisle ciculator modifications eyed

By John Hilton
November 12, 2014 08:27 AM

Capital Area Transit officials say year-over-year bike ridership on its bus routes is up 38 percent. CONTINUE READING

Hampden 'overlay' business district adoption set for early '15

By John Hilton
November 13, 2014 09:52 AM

The Hampden Township commissioners told assembled business leaders this morning that the plan for an overlay district aimed at boosting development is nearly done and should be adopted in a few months. CONTINUE READING

Gannett Fleming to study using natural gas, propane for vehicle fleets

By Joseph Deinlein
November 6, 2014 11:27 AM

A Camp Hill-based company has been tapped to study the best ways for certain Pennsylvania commercial and industrial companies to use natural gas or propane to power their fleets. CONTINUE READING

Midstate alternative transit projects get $5M

By Joseph Deinlein
November 10, 2014 12:57 PM

Seven projects in the midstate will receive nearly $5 million in federal money for alternative transportation proposals. CONTINUE READING

Midstate stock report: Who's been up, down in recent weeks?

By Jason Scott
November 6, 2014 12:17 PM

Fueled by its merger with S&T Bancorp Inc. late last month, Camp Hill-based Integrity Bancshares Inc.'s stock has nearly doubled in recent trading. CONTINUE READING

Pennsylvania American Water acquires Hamiltonban Township wastewater assets

By Michael Sadowski
November 4, 2014 09:48 AM

Pennsylvania American Water Co. announced it has acquired an Adams County municipal wastewater system for about $340,000. CONTINUE READING