CPBJ - Daily News http://www.cpbj.com/section/daily Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:14:37 EST Sat, 25 Apr 2015 08:14:37 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429802&source=RSS Health care advocates applaud start of state's Medicaid expansion on April 27 Antoinette Kraus, director of the Pennsylvania Health Access Network, said in a conference call Friday that her organization is very excited to see HealthChoices, the state's expanded Medicaid program, go into effect on Monday. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 14:42:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429802&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429811&source=RSS BAE Systems 'strategic assessment' won't affect York An announcement Friday by Arlington, Va. -based BAE Systems Inc. about a &#8220strategic assessment&#8221 of some of its U. S. businesses will not affect the company's York County facility, a company spokeswoman said today. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 10:33:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429811&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429817&source=RSS Midstate trading Rite Aid director's stock sale leads the way Rite Aid Corp. board director Joseph Anderson Jr. exercised options last week on 150,000 shares of company stock and then sold those shares for more than 1. 2 million, the largest trade of the week among executives and large shareholders at public companies based in the midstate. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:22:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429817&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429813&source=RSS Donegal rebounds in Q1, Union Community holding company up big Donegal Group Inc. made a big rebound in its first quarter of 2015, posting net income of 6. 9 million after it took a loss in the first quarter of 2014. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 09:55:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429813&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429832&source=RSS Census Harrisburg-Carlisle building permits up 40 percent through Q1 Residential building activity has been strong so far this year in the Harrisburg-Carlisle area. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429832&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429833&source=RSS 'Predatory' insurance practices lead to nearly 67 million in restitution The state Insurance Department announced Thursday that 4,830 Pennsylvania consumers received 66. 8 million in restitution payments or credits in the first quarter of 2015. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 08:19:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429833&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429834&source=RSS Harrisburg businessman sentenced to 37 months in prison for defrauding the IRS out of 1M Vanny Son, 33, of Harrisburg was sentenced to 37 months in prison Thursday by U. S. District Court Judge John E. Jones III for conspiracy to defraud the IRS of approximately 1 million in employment taxes. Fri, 24 Apr 2015 07:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150424/CPBJ01/150429834&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429840&source=RSS Commonwealth Court issues preliminary injunction in home care worker challenge Gov. Tom Wolf is hailing a Commonwealth Court ruling concerning his recent home care executive order as a win, although the judge did grant a partial injunction in the case challenging the order. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 16:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429840&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429845&source=RSS OSHA fines York company 490,000 for asbestos exposure The U. S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has fined First Capital Insulation Inc. of York 490,000 for regularly exposed employees to asbestos hazards. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:23:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429845&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429846&source=RSS PUC to investigate PPL rate hike request The state Public Utility Commission voted Thursday to investigate a 168 million rate hike request from PPL Electric Utilities Corp. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 14:00:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429846&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429851&source=RSS Camp Hill company receives grant for truck-delivered natural-gas project. Camp Hill-based Compass Natural Gas Partners LP has received a 50,000 grant from the Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation Commercialization Center that is expected to help it become Pennsylvania's first provider of truck-delivered compressed natural gas. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:59:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429851&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429861&source=RSS Strawberry Square lands aquaponics firm, first day care center An aquaponics company with an international presence has leased 4,700 square feet in Harrisburg's Strawberry Square, while a daycare center is slated to open this fall in the space currently occupied by Dressbarn, said Brad Jones, president and CEO of Harristown Enterprises Inc. , owner of the mixed-use retail and commercial complex. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 11:09:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429861&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429862&source=RSS Metro Bancorp beats estimates York Traditions also up in Q1 Swatara Township-based Metro Bancorp Inc. , the parent company of Metro Bank, and York Township-based York Traditions Bank today reported strong first-quarter earnings. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:44:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429862&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429863&source=RSS Graham Architectural Products acquires 'significant equity' in Florida company Spring Garden Township-based Graham Architectural Products Corp. , part of the Graham Group, completed an agreement Tuesday to acquire a &#8220significant equity and operating partner position&#8221 of Hialeah, Fla. -based Continental Glass Systems LLC. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:27:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429863&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429865&source=RSS Presbyterian Senior Living to sell Orbisonia retirement community Dillsburg-based Presbyterian Senior Living announced Wednesday that it is selling its Woodland Retirement Community in Orbisonia to TL Management, headquartered in Brooklyn, N. Y. Thu, 23 Apr 2015 10:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150423/CPBJ01/150429865&source=RSS