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Dauphin County home sales up for sixth month in a row in August

Dauphin County home sales up for sixth month in a row in August

Lebanon County names tourism board

Lebanon County names tourism board

Geoffrey Finch named president of Wenger Feeds

Geoffrey Finch named president of Wenger Feeds

Business Journal Daily News

Capital BlueCross to open retail location in Cumberland County

Capital BlueCross opened its first retail health and wellness store in the Lehigh Valley in 2012, and today it announced plans to open its second in Cumberland County in spring 2015. Read More »»

Harrisburg, PinnacleHealth, PHFA partnering on homeownership incentives

To boost homeownership in Harrisburg, the city and PinnacleHealth System will announce two housing incentive programs this afternoon. Read More »»

Chicken farm gets $509,000 tax-free loan through YCIDA

A Lancaster County couple will receive a $509,000 tax-free loan from the York County Industrial Development Authority as part of a $1.51 million project to build an organic-certified chicken farm near Brogue, York County. Read More »»

State grant for connector road to boost businesses, new Marriott, in Shippensburg

The Shippensburg University Foundation will receive a $590,626 state grant to complete a connector road that officials say will improve access to local businesses and ease traffic congestion. Read More »»

Separate PUC rulings impact UGI, Columbia Gas, PPL

The state Public Utility Commission approved three separate items that have effects on companies that do business in Central Pennsylvania. Read More »»

CPA firm Wagner Associates Inc. is aligning with Wildeman and Obrock

The Lower Paxton Township CPA firm Wagner Associates Inc. has decided to align with Wildeman and Obrock. Read More »»

Corbett administration's Healthy PA program under review for $48M price tag

Auditor General Eugene DePasquale has sent a letter to Gov. Tom Corbett requesting details on the $48 million spent by the commonwealth to prepare for Healthy PA, the administration's Medicaid expansion alternative plan. Read More »»

Glatfelter to acquire German electrical paper maker for $11M

York County paper maker Glatfelter has acquired a maker of electrical papers based in Germany for about $11 million. Read More »»

Study: More nonprofits are adopting good governance practices

Nonprofits are increasingly adopting good governance practices recommended by the IRS, according to a new Urban Institute study. Read More »»

Dauphin County home sales up for sixth month in a row in August

Dauphin County home sales were up for the sixth month in a row in August — and seven months out of eight this year — while Cumberland County posted its second straight decline, according to the latest figures from the Greater Harrisburg Association of Realtors. Read More »»

Fitch affirms Pa's $2.3 billion unemployment bonds at AA+; outlook stable

Fitch Ratings affirmed the AA+ long-term rating on the Pennsylvania Economic Development Financing Authority's unemployment compensation revenue bonds series 2012A, 2012B, and 2012C. Read More »»

Lebanon County names tourism board

The Lebanon County Board of Commissioners has approved an initial board of directors for the new Lebanon County tourism promotion agency. Read More »»

Pa. newspapers could be sold after Digital First Media evaluation

The company that owns or operates six newspapers and several related websites in Central Pennsylvania said it is looking at selling itself or parts of the company. Read More »»

Geoffrey Finch named president of Wenger Feeds

Geoffrey Finch will become president of Lancaster County-based Wenger's Feed Mill Inc. on Oct. 1, the company announced today. Read More »»

Harrisburg authorizes continued sinkhole study along South 14th Street

Gannett Fleming Inc. has been authorized by Harrisburg to continue its geological survey of additional streets near the 1400 block of South 14th Street and provide cost estimates for addressing the problem with sinkholes in that area. Read More »»

Carlisle council OKs connector road to proposed Goodman Birtcher warehouse

Carlisle Borough Council granted tentative approval Thursday for a connector road needed by Goodman Birtcher to serve its controversial warehouse plan. Read More »»

Wilmington Trust must pay $18.5 million SEC fine

Wilmington Trust Co., a division of M&T Bank Corp. with an office in Harrisburg, has agreed to pay an $18.5 million fine to the Securities and Exchange Commission for under-reporting overdue loans. Read More »»

Amazon hiring for hundreds of jobs in Carlisle

Online retail giant Inc. has announced it is actively hiring for hundreds of full-time positions at its new 700,000-square-foot fulfillment center in Carlisle. Read More »»

Buffalo Wild Wings, DSW among stores slated for new West Manchester Town Center

DSW, Burlington Coat Factory and Petco are among new retailers and restaurants that will be part of the redevelopment of the former West Manchester Mall. Read More »»

New Giant grocery store to open in Hampden Township next month

Giant Food Stores confirmed today its latest midstate grocery store will open Oct. 10 in Hampden Township. Read More »»


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