CPBJ - Morning Roundup http://www.cpbj.com/section/roundup Morning Roundup News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:39 EST Thu, 30 Jul 2015 23:16:39 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739988&source=RSS Lancaster County will spend 9M to fix up affordable housing units More than 100 affordable housing units will be renovated after the Lancaster County Board of Commissioners approved a 9. 2 million bond deal that would go toward renovating the properties. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739988&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739989&source=RSS Harley-Davidson issues 750 million in notes The Milwaukee-based motorcycle manufacturer, plans to use the 740. 3 million in net proceeds from the sale to repurchase company stock periodically, Harley-Davidson said Wednesday in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739989&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739990&source=RSS Weis Markets purchasing Nell's Shur-fine Market Weis Markets said it will purchase the location and assets of Nell's Shur-fine Market from CS Wholesale Grocers in Penn Township, according to a news release. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739990&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739991&source=RSS Lancaster County's Erin Court office buildings for sale again after deal with Keystone builders falls through The Lancaster County commissioners are putting two mostly vacant East Hempfield Township office buildings back on the market after a 3. 6-million sale with Keystone Custom Homes fell through. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739991&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739992&source=RSS Startup comic-book company using midstate as test market Darin Henry, a graduate of Cumberland Valley High School who went on to a career in Hollywood, is hoping Central Pennsylvania can serve as the springboard for a new model of selling comic books. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:18:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739992&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739994&source=RSS Appeals court clears way for class-action lawsuit against PNC An apparently weary appeals court Wednesday upheld a federal judge's 2013 decision that about 22,000 borrowers can pursue a class-action claim of more than 1 billion against PNC Bank. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739994&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739995&source=RSS Defense contractors hunker down, then report blistering earnings For a while, it looked like 2015 would be a tough year for the defense industry. Military spending had begun to slow and profit margins were shrinking. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:17:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739995&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739996&source=RSS It's Amazon's world. The USPS just delivers in it In cities such as San Francisco and New York, letter carriers have been showing up on people&#8217s doorsteps as early as 3 a. m. bearing unusual cargo milk, eggs, and other perishable items. The U. S. Postal Service has been delivering groceries to customers of Amazon. com in selected areas since October 2014. Thu, 30 Jul 2015 08:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150730/CPBJ01/150739996&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729677&source=RSS Middletown brewery project in question as sewer authority votes to restrict use of funds The Tattered Flag Brewery Still Works project in Middletown is in question as a result of a vote to restrict uses for borough funding intended for the project. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 09:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729677&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729678&source=RSS Regents' Glen hasn't issued paychecks since June, employees say Two employees of Regents' Glen Country Club said Monday that workers there haven't been paid since June. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729678&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729680&source=RSS Crowdfunding begins for Great Social Enterprise Pitch The online voting and crowdfunding phase of Lancaster's 2015 Great Social Enterprise Pitch will begin Wednesday, July 29, organizers said. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729680&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729681&source=RSS LED streetlamps could light the way to more financially sound Harrisburg Borrowers with a credit history as checkered as Harrisburg&#8217s would be hard-pressed to find a lender. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729681&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729682&source=RSS RBS further cutting its stake in Citizens Bank The Royal Bank of Scotland Group said Tuesday it is selling up to 75 million shares of Citizens Financial Group, the parent company of Citizens Bank. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:57:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729682&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729683&source=RSS Report Pennsylvania electric market grows as customer base shrinks Customers who choose to shop for the source of their electricity in Pennsylvania are increasingly entering a vibrant market of competitors, according to an annual report that ranks states with deregulated energy markets. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729683&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729687&source=RSS U.S. forces Fiat Chrysler to buy back trucks in rare move Of the 23 Fiat Chrysler recalls that U. S. regulators investigated, three were so dangerous that the government invoked its most potent power requiring the company to buy back the vehicles. Wed, 29 Jul 2015 08:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150729/CPBJ01/150729687&source=RSS