CPBJ - Daily News http://www.cpbj.com/section/daily Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:07:25 EST Fri, 06 Mar 2015 04:07:25 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309877&source=RSS February home sales Expensive homes selling well Harrisburg-area Realtors reported strong February home sales, especially among high-end properties. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 13:31:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309877&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309879&source=RSS Geneia study Most doctors unhappy with medicine's business side An overwhelming majority of physicians &#8212 87 percent &#8212 say the business and regulation of health care has changed the practice of medicine for the worse, according to a survey released Thursday by Geneia. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309879&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309880&source=RSS Lebanon County to refinance bonds, thanks to new rating Lebanon County likely will save hundreds of thousands of dollars on a bond refinancing plan it approved Thursday. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 12:05:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309880&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309881&source=RSS NY energy firm BlueRock expanding into Central PA BlueRock Energy, an energy solutions company based in Syracuse, N. Y. , announced Thursday that it will expand into Central Pennsylvania in the near future with a sales team operating out of York. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 11:16:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309881&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309885&source=RSS Accord Restoration expanding midstate operations with Swatara Township move Maryland-based Accord Restoration Inc. , which has offices in Fairview Township as well as in Delaware, is expanding its Central Pennsylvania operations with a move to Swatara Township, the company's owner said today. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:36:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309887&source=RSS Upper Allen Township tackles Winding Hill Park East expansion Upper Allen Township officials plan to turn 12 acres donated by a local developer into an expansion of Winding Hills Park East. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 10:04:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309887&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309888&source=RSS Integrity, ST acquisition complete Integrity Bank is now part of ST Bank. Thu, 05 Mar 2015 09:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150305/CPBJ01/150309888&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309906&source=RSS Central Pa. chambers join 250 others around U.S. to urge Congress to fund transportation The impending insolvency of the federal Highway Trust Fund has prompted three Central Pennsylvania chambers of commerce to urge Congress to pass a long-term federal transportation authorization bill. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309906&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309907&source=RSS Local officials gear up for BRAC fight Pentagon pitches new round of cuts A Pentagon official told Congress Tuesday that a fresh BRAC round of installation closures would save money this time. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 14:32:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309907&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309915&source=RSS Penn National gains in slots revenue three straight months After 32 months of year-to-year losses or very meager gains, slots revenue has gone up at Hollywood Casino at Penn National Race Course in Dauphin County for three straight months, according to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309915&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309923&source=RSS Midstate lawmakers taking lead on municipal pension reform bill With the governor's budget address now over and hearings on a 2015-16 spending plan slated to begin next week, legislative proposals should begin to move in the General Assembly. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 09:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309923&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309924&source=RSS York Springs man sentenced to prison for workers' compensation fraud Robert M. Fowler, 61, of York Springs was sentenced this week to three months in prison for workers' compensation fraud involving 24,934. 68 of benefits. Wed, 04 Mar 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309924&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309936&source=RSS New House subcommittee focusing on connecting tech ed students with jobs A resolution approved Tuesday by the state House of Representatives will create the Select Subcommittee on Technical Education and Career Readiness to refocus Pennsylvania's secondary and post-secondary education on career training and connect graduates with jobs, according to the measure's co-sponsor, Rep. Stan Saylor R-Red Lion. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 15:56:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150304/CPBJ01/150309936&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150303/CPBJ01/150309943&source=RSS Ox Industries acquires N.C. manufacturer A Hanover-area paperboard and building-product manufacturer has acquired a North Carolina paper tube and core manufacturer. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150303/CPBJ01/150309943&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150303/CPBJ01/150309944&source=RSS Cumberland County engineering firm helps create 'Impulse' coaster for Knoebels Advantage Engineers of Upper Allen Township has helped design and build a roller coaster called Impulse for the Knoebels Amusement Resort in Elysburg, Northumberland County. Tue, 03 Mar 2015 10:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150303/CPBJ01/150309944&source=RSS