CPBJ - Morning Roundup http://www.cpbj.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2017 Central Penn Business Journal Mon, 29 May 2017 12:51:43 EST Mon, 29 May 2017 12:51:43 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529859&source=RSS Another Lancaster County movie theater adds reservations and recliners Theaters are adding amenities like recliners to attract more customers. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529859&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529860&source=RSS Payless announces more store closings. Are any near you? Payless ShoeSource, which announced plans in April to close 400 stores, this week released a list of more stores closings, and a list of stores that might be closed, depending on the outcome of negotiations. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:24:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529860&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529861&source=RSS When will the mobile online shopping revolution come? It's complicated. Will we ever really buy that much stuff through our smartphones? And does it even matter? The answer seems to depend on who you ask. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529862&source=RSS We're #5 Pa. start-ups are on the rise Entrepreneurship is on the rise in Pennsylvania, cites a new report from Gust, a popular funding platform for the sourcing and management of early-stage investments. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529863&source=RSS Aflac survey Happiness matters If work is a happy place for you, then more than likely you work for a small business. That's one extrapolation from the 2017 Small Business Happiness Report by Aflac, a survey that found that small-business employees are among the happiest people in the workforce. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:14:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529864&source=RSS Q2 Construction companies foresee growth in projects, employment Pipelines are filling up at construction companies in Central Pennsylvania, according to the CPBJ Construction Activity Index. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:13:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529864&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529865&source=RSS Slideshow Watch the Senate Plaza implode The long-awaited implosion of the vacant six-story Senate Plaza office building off Erford Road went as scheduled Saturday morning in East Pennsboro Township. Mon, 29 May 2017 07:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170529/CPBJ01/170529865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529880&source=RSS Pennsylvania Turnpike expects 2M vehicles over holiday Officials anticipate more than 2 million vehicles will use the Pennsylvania Turnpike during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. Fri, 26 May 2017 08:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529880&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529881&source=RSS Trump blasts 'very bad' German carmakers over U.S. sales German carmakers found themselves at the receiving end of renewed attacks by President Donald Trump, who reportedly chided them for selling too many vehicles in the U. S. , contributing to a lopsided German trade surplus that&#8217s hurting the U. S. economy. Fri, 26 May 2017 08:01:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529881&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529882&source=RSS Merger of prisons, parole agencies hits opposition in House Governor Tom Wolf's bid to merge the Department of Corrections and the Board of Probation and Parole is hitting another wall of resistance. Fri, 26 May 2017 07:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529882&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529883&source=RSS Non-profit Safe Harbour in Carlisle names new president, CEO The board of directors for Safe Harbour, Inc. has selected Scott K. Shewell as the next president and CEO of Safe Harbour, effective August 1. Fri, 26 May 2017 07:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529883&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529884&source=RSS Could legislative support be TMI's salvation? Exelon Generation officials say they may look to state lawmakers for solutions to keep the financially struggling Three Mile Island nuclear plant afloat, but such a move already has opposition. Fri, 26 May 2017 07:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529884&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529885&source=RSS Yesterday's top story Senate Plaza implosion slated for Saturday morning The long-awaited implosion of the vacant six-story Senate Plaza office building off Erford Road is scheduled for Saturday morning, according to East Pennsboro Township, where the building is located. Fri, 26 May 2017 07:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529887&source=RSS Audit intensifies call to cut fees at school employees' pension fund Few people are going to debate it over Memorial Day burgers this weekend, but the state of Pennsylvania's public school employees' retirement fund matters - and people should pay attention, Auditor General Eugene DePasquale said during a news conference Thursday. Thu, 25 May 2017 16:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170526/CPBJ01/170529887&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170525/CPBJ01/170529921&source=RSS Nearly 19,000 in Missouri could be stranded after insurer pulls out of Obamacare Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas City is the latest insurer to announce it is withdrawing from Obamacare next year, citing big losses and uncertainty. Thu, 25 May 2017 08:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20170525/CPBJ01/170529921&source=RSS