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See photos from our Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies event

See photos from our Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies event

Richards Energy Group reorganizes management structure

Richards Energy Group reorganizes management structure

CEO Andrew Samuel leaving Susquehanna Bancshares

CEO Andrew Samuel leaving Susquehanna Bancshares

Business Journal Daily News

Market monitor raises concerns on PPL, Riverstone merger

The independent market monitor for PJM Interconnection, the regional transmission organization whose service area includes Pennsylvania and 12 other states, plus the District of Columbia, said the proposed spin off of PPL Corp.'s electric generation business would reduce competition. Read More »»

Verizon tops local network performance again

Verizon continues to be the top-performing wireless phone network in both Harrisburg and Lancaster, according to signal strength report company RootMetrics. Read More »»

Hampden Township awards contract for traffic signal in business district

Hampden Township officials hope a traffic signal at the intersection of St. John's Church and Industrial Park roads will better regulate commercial traffic through the area. Read More »»

Purchasing power: Many midstate households had more in 2009

Median household income has dropped across much of the midstate since 2009, according to Business Journal analysis of the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey for 2009 and 2013. Read More »»

PPL land transferred to conservancy now part of state park system

Land transferred from PPL Holtwood to the Lancaster County Conservancy is now part of the state park system. Read More »»

CEO Andrew Samuel leaving Susquehanna Bancshares

Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. has named a new president and CEO for Susquehanna Bank and announced that Andrew Samuel, the current holder of the position, will leave the company to relocate for personal and family reasons. Read More »»

York County Solid Waste Authority steady in 2015, warns of future increases

The York County Solid Waste Authority is not raising the fee charged to haulers and others who drop trash off at the facility, but the executive director warned that could change in coming years. Read More »»

Don't be left off the list

The survey is out for our annual nonprofit wish list, one of our most popular lists each year. Twenty-five organizations will appear in the paper, while everyone who submits information will appear on our website. Read More »»

HIA to complete master plan for Middletown airport

Harrisburg International Airport is in the final stages of completing a master plan that will guide airport development over the next 20 years. Read More »»

HACC settles whistleblower lawsuit out of court for $95K

Harrisburg Area Community College has agreed to pay former security director Todd Crawley $95,000 to settle a whistleblower lawsuit out of court, according to a confidential agreement the Business Journal obtained from HACC via an open records request. Read More »»

Hundreds turn out to launch Rock Lititz Studio

Hundreds of people turned out Saturday for a party marking the grand opening of Rock Lititz Studio. Read More »»

Two York County firms win DoD contracts

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded contracts to two York County companies. Read More »»

Former Lancaster Symphony Orchestra leader starts Pennsylvania Philharmonic

Former Lancaster Symphony Orchestra leader M. Scott Robinson has started a nonprofit musical organization called Pennsylvania Philharmonic that will "perform classic and pops concerts in a variety of concert halls throughout Pennsylvania — rather than be headquartered in a single venue," according to a news release. Read More »»

Warwick Woodlands senior community planned in Lititz

A senior community called Warwick Woodlands is being planned for Lititz, and its sales center is opening Saturday. Read More »»

Two midstate tech startups share in state investment

Two technology companies in the region will share a $475,000 state investment with three other startups from Pennsylvania as part of a funding program from Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Central and Northern Pennsylvania. Read More »»

Pennsylvania unemployment rate up slightly for second straight month

Pennsylvania's seasonally adjusted unemployment rate ticked up to 5.8 percent in August, one-tenth of a percentage point higher than July, the state Department of Labor and Industry said Friday. Read More »»

Another firm joins PennEast pipeline project

Another company has joined a pipeline project spearheaded by a UGI subsidiary to bring Pennsylvania natural gas to New Jersey. Read More »»

Gannett Fleming promotes Brian King to vice president

East Pennsboro Township-based Gannett Fleming Inc., a global infrastructure firm, promoted Brian King to vice president of maintenance facilities in the company's transit and rail section. Read More »»

Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians launches consulting company

The Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians today announced the launch of Primary Healthcare Consultants, an affiliate of PAFP that will focus on practice innovation and transformation. Read More »»

'Bonusgate' lawyer permanently disbarred as license suspension was running out

A Long Island, N.Y., lawyer who had an office in Harrisburg and figured in the “Bonusgate” scandal in 2008 has been disbarred in Pennsylvania. Read More »»


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