CPBJ - Daily News http://www.cpbj.com/section/daily Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:37:19 EST Wed, 07 Oct 2015 13:37:19 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009829&source=RSS Midstate women make 30 percent less than men On average, women workers over the age of 25 make 30 percent less than their male counterparts, according to recent data released by the U. S. Census Bureau. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:37:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009829&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009830&source=RSS UPS to add 500 seasonal jobs at Dauphin County locations United Parcel Service Inc. will hire 500 people locally as the peak holiday season approaches, with nearly 200 of those jobs earmarked for a new mobile sorting facility nearing completion at Harrisburg International Airport. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 12:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009830&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009831&source=RSS Lancaster, Lebanon contractors cited for OSHA violations at Good Samaritan site Two midstate contractors face nearly 92,000 in penalties following a July inspection by a compliance officer from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 11:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009831&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009833&source=RSS Unilife seeing interest on 'strategic alternatives' Shortall lends his company 600K Unilife Corp. is drawing interest from outside the company in its search for &#8220strategic alternatives,&#8221 while its CEO had to lend the company 600,000 so it could make a debt service payment. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:42:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009833&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009839&source=RSS Auditor general Overlooked schools could have 'devastating consequences' for students, economy The Pennsylvania Department of Education has essentially overlooked 561 academically challenged schools &#8212 including 40 in the midstate &#8212 possibly leading to devastating consequences for students and Pennsylvania's economy, according to Auditor General Eugene DePasquale. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 09:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009839&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009850&source=RSS PSERS misses earnings assumption, cuts investment expenses In a low-return environment this year for investors, the state Public School Employees' Retirement System earned 3 percent in fiscal year 2014-15, the system announced Tuesday. Wed, 07 Oct 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151007/CPBJ01/151009850&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009855&source=RSS Eastern Mennonite University in Lancaster prepares for growth Harrisonburg, Va. -based Eastern Mennonite University's Lancaster campus, which offers degrees in nursing, teaching education and seminary, added new leadership this summer to position it for future growth. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:48:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009855&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009858&source=RSS Beating the boom Harrisburg area's Q3 home sales among best of the last decade Home sales in the Harrisburg area turned in one of their best quarters of the last decade in the third quarter, according to the latest data from the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009858&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009859&source=RSS Phoenix Contact, HACC unveil automation lab, announce partnership Phoenix Contact USA and Harrisburg Area Community College dedicated a new automation lab at the school's Midtown Trade and Technology Center on Monday, making HACC the first American college to join the company's EduNet program. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 13:11:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009859&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009862&source=RSS CEO out amid shake-up at Volunteers of America Pennsylvania Struggling with cash flow issues, the Harrisburg-based Volunteers of America Pennsylvania has eliminated its CEO and approved a deal transferring administrative functions to a VOA affiliate in Philadelphia's New Jersey suburbs. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009863&source=RSS First Capital FCU names new leader A nationwide search to find a new leader turned out to be unnecessary since First Capital Federal Credit Union in York County found a candidate in its own offices. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 10:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009865&source=RSS CMBS delinquencies up slightly as midstate loans continue to fall Delinquency rates are on the rise for commercial-mortgage-backed securities in the midstate, according to the latest data from New York City-based research firm Trepp LLC. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 09:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009865&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009879&source=RSS Field Stream store opening Oct. 15 in Lower Allen Township Outdoor specialty retailer Field Stream will open its Capital City Mall store Oct. 15, the company announced Monday. Tue, 06 Oct 2015 08:26:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151006/CPBJ01/151009879&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151005/CPBJ01/151009885&source=RSS BAE Systems awarded 28M option to convert additional military vehicles The BAE Systems Land and Armaments LP facility in West Manchester Township was awarded a 28. 1 million option by the U. S. Army to upgrade seven combat recovery vehicles for the Australian military and U. S. Marine Corps. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 12:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151005/CPBJ01/151009885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151005/CPBJ01/151009886&source=RSS The Stroopie Co. wins social enterprise contest in Lancaster The Stroopie Co. , a cookie bakery based in Lancaster that provides employment to refugees, was the first-place winner at this year's Great Social Enterprise Pitch competition and has plans to expand operations to downtown Lancaster. Mon, 05 Oct 2015 11:53:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20151005/CPBJ01/151009886&source=RSS