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CRIZ acceleration, expansion cut out of budget-related bill

CRIZ acceleration, expansion cut out of budget-related bill

Martin's Lancaster convention center plan passes 2-1

Martin's Lancaster convention center plan passes 2-1

Volvo CE president: 'We're here to stay' in Shippensburg

Volvo CE president: 'We're here to stay' in Shippensburg

Banking & Finance News

Riggs to lead Economic Development Co. of Lancaster County, EDC Finance Corp.

Lisa Riggs, a former president of both the Lancaster Barnstormers baseball club and the former James Street Improvement District, today was named president of both the Economic Development Co. of Lancaster County and its sister organization, the EDC Finance Corp., effective July 14. Read More »»

SARAA awards several contracts for work at midstate airports

Several midstate companies were awarded contracts this week by the Susquehanna Area Regional Airport Authority. Read More »»

Palmyra facility's fate uncertain pending General Mills review

General Mills representatives aren't saying how a future cost-cutting plan could affect its distribution plant in the Palmyra area. Read More »»

Visitors Bureau out of Lancaster convention center plan

The Pennsylvania Dutch Convention & Visitors Bureau voted today to back out of a multi-party financing plan for the Lancaster County Convention Center, according to PDCVB President Kathleen Frankford. Read More »»

Metro Bank hears merger plea from another investor

A third major Metro Bancorp Inc. shareholder has called for the Swatara Township-based bank to find a strategic partner for a possible sale or merger. Read More »»

Newsmakers: Banking and Finance

Businesses featured this week: ACNB Corp., Belco Community Credit Union, Hershey Financial Advisers LLC Read More »»

Integrity ranks high for average equity return

Integrity Bancshares Inc. is on the list of one of the most profitable banks with under $1 billion in assets. Read More »»

Class action suit sought against Paytime Inc.

A complaint filed in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania is seeking class action status for litigation against Paytime Inc. in connection with a recent data breach. Read More »»


Industries featured this week: Associations, banking and finance, designations, nonprofits, real estate, technology Read More »»

Drop in mortgage refinancings forces banks to adjust

Fixed mortgage rates have eased a bit over the last two months. Read More »»

Banks report ancillary impact from Paytime security breach

All of the biggest Central Pennsylvania banks report trickle-down costs from the recent security breach at an Upper Allen Township-based payroll company. Read More »»

Legal realities of same-sex marriages now being examined

Same-sex couples who have tied the knot must deal with a host of new legal and financial issues now that they can be married in Pennsylvania. Read More »»

Midstate Stock Report, Round 3: Companies making money

While the two previous rounds of our Midstate Stock Report analysis had definite themes in the companies we chose to analyze, this one does not. Read More »»

Editorial: Hosting world forum a coup for Pennsylvania

The eyes of hundreds of foreign investors were on Pennsylvania this week. Read More »»

Establishments nourish economic development in downtown York

Greg Bower and his nephew, Jordan Chronister, consider themselves “York guys.” Read More »»

Midstate counties show wage gains, mediocre job creation in new BLS data

Four midstate counties showed mediocre job creation but healthy wage gains in new Bureau of Labor Statistics data. Read More »»

PSERS on track to meet annual investment earnings goal

While the unfunded liabilities of the commonwealth's public-sector pension systems continue to rise, investment performance remains fairly strong. Read More »»

TE Connectivity expanding position in sensor market with $1.7B deal

Switzerland-based TE Connectivity Ltd., which has engineering and administrative offices in the midstate, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Virginia-based Measurement Specialties Inc. for $86 per share in cash, or about $1.7 billion including net debt. Read More »»

Rite Aid reports 55 percent Q1 income decline

Cumberland County-based drugstore chain Rite Aid Corp. reported a 55 percent drop today in first-quarter net income. Read More »»

Local legislators join in introducing tax fairness legislation

In an effort they say will encourage small-business job creation, members of the state House today introduced legislation to simplify the state tax code. Read More »»


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CPBJ Extra Blog

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The great cupcake debate: Cupcake craze or crumble?

Today, I bring you a seriously sweet foodie debate: Has the cupcake craze run...

Real estate with Jeff

Steady on 'til morning: First half home sales stats

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