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Back home, chamber president comfortable heading into retirement

premium contentBack home, chamber president comfortable heading into retirement

Buckler on the job at Lebanon chamber

premium contentBuckler on the job at Lebanon chamber

Will an aging population hurt Harley-Davidson's ride?

Will an aging population hurt Harley-Davidson's ride?

Banking & Finance News

Mecum expands to Northeast with four-day Harrisburg collector-car event

Robert Zubrickie grew up around cars, but he's never been to an auction. Read More »»

Donegal Group rejects yet another offer from Gregory Shepard

The board of directors at Donegal Group Inc. has rejected another offer from Florida-based activist shareholder Gregory Shepard, this time one Shepard termed an amicable resolution to his problems with the Lancaster County-based company. Read More »»

Economic study of Carlisle Airport nearly complete

An economic impact study of Carlisle Airport is "90 percent" finished, a precursor to a potential sale. Read More »»

Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation listed on GXG Markets

Lancaster-based Ocean Thermal Energy Corp. has been admitted to trade on the GXG Markets, the company announced today. Read More »»

Sneak peek at the week ahead in Q2 earnings

Second-quarter earnings season is underway, with some of our biggest local banks giving us the skinny on how they did for the last three months. Read More »»

premium content Newsmakers: Banking and Finance

Businesses featured this week: First National Bank of Pennsylvania, Fulton Financial Corp., Members 1st Federal Credit Union, Riverview Financial Corp., Union Community Bank Read More »»

Integrity continues growth in Q2; Codorus Valley flat for the year

Integrity Bancshares Inc. of Camp Hill reported continued growth in the second quarter of 2014, including its highest quarterly income ever. Read More »»

Glatfelter names new finance team

Glatfelter Inc. shook up its finance team this week, naming two new vice presidents who will report to John Jacunski, executive vice president and CEO. Read More »»

Pa. unemployment holds steady at 5.6 percent

Pennsylvania's unemployment rate remained at 5.6 percent in June, the lowest rate since September 2008. Read More »»

As Lancaster County changes, so does business in Amish community

Lancaster County is strongly identified with its Amish residents and, as it turns out, that bond goes both ways. Read More »»

PPG, M&T Bank and Johnson Controls report earnings

Three companies with Central Pennsylvania operations reported quarterly earnings today. Read More »»

premium content In brief: Census: Majority of STEM graduates not in STEM jobs

Nearly three-quarters of those with a bachelor's degree in science, technology, engineering and math — also known as STEM — are not employed in STEM occupations, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Read More »»

premium content Pennsylvania needs its immigrants to remain prosperous

Pennsylvanians may be wondering how the prospects for immigration reform being effectively dead until 2016 will affect them. But the reality is that there's resultant national impact. Read More »»

premium content These three simple and effective controls can help your company fight against fraud

At any fiscal year's close, many business owners are anxious to see final profit numbers. While it's likely you have a good idea of what to expect from the previous year's performance, sometimes there are unwelcome surprises and questions that can arise as a result of preparing financial statements, reviewing results and looking more closely at cash flow. Read More »»

premium content Editorial: Corbett right to say legislators failed on budget

We hope the members of the General Assembly are using their time away from Harrisburg to think about what Gov. Tom Corbett said last week when he signed the 2014-15 state budget and will resolve to find a constructive way forward. Read More »»

premium content Hampden Township envisions development

Hampden Township officials like to boast that township taxes are merely a fraction of what they were in the 1970s. Read More »»

Report: Foreclosure filings down 4 percent in Pa. through June

Foreclosure activity was down 4.2 percent in Pennsylvania through the first half of the year and 7.4 percent from the previous six months, according to California-based RealtyTrac Inc. Read More »»

Hershey hikes candy prices 8 percent

The Hershey Co. is increasing wholesale prices across the majority of its U.S., Puerto Rico and export portfolios. Read More »»

CSX up, PNC down in Q2 earnings

Pittsburgh-based PNC Financial Services Group Inc., the bank holding company for PNC Bank, and Florida-based CSX Corp. reported second-quarter earnings this week. Read More »»

Carlisle funeral home ready to break ground on expanded facility

For nearly 80 years, the Hoffman-Roth Funeral Home and Crematory anchored the 200 block of North Hanover Street in downtown Carlisle. Read More »»

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Business Profiles 2014

Business Profiles 2014
As Babe Ruth once said, “Never let the fear of striking out get in your way.” That’s true for baseball, and it’s true for business, especially for the 44 companies featured in this publication. Whether they have more than a century of business under their belts or just a few years, these companies are all stars. Armed with winning business plans, dedicated teammates and a love for the game, they are simply worth watching (and reading about).

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards 2014

ABC Excellence in Construction Awards 2014
The Keystone Chapter of Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) holds the annual Excellence in Construction Awards program for its contractor members. Winners join the ranks of hundreds of companies recognized as “the best of the best” in the construction industry. Now in its 25th year, the competition creates a greater awareness of the quality workmanship produced by free enterprise contractors right here in Central Pennsylvania.

Business Lending Guide 2014

Business Lending Guide 2014

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Top 100 Private Companies 2013

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