CPBJ - Daily News http://www.cpbj.com/section/daily Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 Central Penn Business Journal Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:21:42 EST Sun, 25 Jan 2015 09:21:42 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129832&source=RSS Lancaster's Advanced Cooling Technologies designs parts for space station Pieces of equipment made by Advanced Cooling Technologies Inc. in Lancaster have now been delivered to the International Space Station orbiting Earth. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 15:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129832&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129835&source=RSS Pa. unemployment rate down fourth consecutive month in December The state's unemployment rate fell by three-tenths of a percentage point in December, the fourth straight month. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 14:20:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129835&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/SPECIAL/150129846&source=RSS 15 Lists for 2015, Day 8 Capital campaigns The Business Journal is celebrating our upcoming Book of Lists with 15 Lists for 2015. Between now and Feb. 3, we'll post the top five companies from 15 of our most popular lists, giving you a sneak peek of what's coming in the 2015 Book of Lists. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 11:45:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/SPECIAL/150129846&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129848&source=RSS National Penn buying back 125M in common shares Allentown-based National Penn Bancshares Inc. , which posted 2014 adjusted net income of 100. 8 million, or 71 cents per share, compared to 98. 1 million, or 67 cents per share, in 2013, announced Thursday it will buy back 125 million in common shares. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 10:35:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129848&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129850&source=RSS State Rep. Robert Matzie To get state assistance, pay workers well A state representative is proposing to reintroduce legislation that would ensure businesses receiving state and local financial assistance and tax breaks pay their employees wages above the poverty level. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:50:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129850&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129858&source=RSS Orrstown rebounding, BBT spending heavy on mergers The banking world treated one longtime Central Pennsylvania bank well and was just as good to one about to introduce itself to the region. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 09:06:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129858&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129860&source=RSS State funds anti-BRAC lobbying effort with 85K grant The state Department of Community and Economic Development awarded an 85,000 grant to the Cumberland York Area Local Defense Group to continue lobbying for military bases in York and Cumberland counties. Fri, 23 Jan 2015 08:47:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150123/CPBJ01/150129860&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129885&source=RSS Wellness company to open its first franchise in Dauphin County A Lancaster-based wellness company has started to franchise its idea, and the first one is set to open near Harrisburg. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 14:46:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129885&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/SPECIAL/150129898&source=RSS 15 Lists for 2015, Day 7 HVAC, mechanical and plumbing contractors The Business Journal is celebrating our upcoming Book of Lists with 15 Lists for 2015. Between now and Feb. 3, we'll post the top five companies from 15 of our most popular lists, giving you a sneak peek of what's coming in the 2015 Book of Lists. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 12:03:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/SPECIAL/150129898&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129899&source=RSS State Sen. John Gordner floats workforce development commission proposal A state senator is proposing to create a commission that looks at workforce development issues the same way the bipartisan Basic Education Funding Commission was tasked with studying education in Pennsylvania. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:52:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129899&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129900&source=RSS George Harpster named 16th president of Shippensburg University The Board of Governors of Pennsylvania's State System of Higher Education today announced that George F. &#8220Jody&#8221 Harpster Jr. will be the 16th president of Shippensburg University. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 10:30:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129900&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129904&source=RSS Integrity up, Susquehanna down in Q4 Two banks being bought out in separate merger deals released their fourth-quarter earnings Wednesday. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:21:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129904&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129906&source=RSS Sen. Lisa Baker seeks to extend disaster-aide program to small businesses On the heels of a new state law that provides disaster-assistance grants to local governments to address uninsured losses that fall below the federal aid threshold, Sen. Lisa Baker R-Luzerne is circulating a proposal to aid small businesses. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 09:10:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129906&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129908&source=RSS Hershey Medical Center celebrates takeover of St. Joseph Regional Health Network Top Penn State Hershey Medical Center executives say the acquisition of St. Joseph Regional Health Network is the next logical step in Hershey's reach into Berks County. Thu, 22 Jan 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150122/CPBJ01/150129908&source=RSS http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150121/CPBJ01/150129930&source=RSS Waterfront development measure reintroduced in Pa. Senate A bill intended to spur private investment in waterfront areas across the commonwealth has been reintroduced in the state Senate. Wed, 21 Jan 2015 14:58:00 EST http://www.cpbj.com/article/20150121/CPBJ01/150129930&source=RSS