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Minority professional groups offer more than networking

Minority professional groups offer more than networking

Public meeting on Lancaster strategic plan set for Thursday

Public meeting on Lancaster strategic plan set for Thursday

$50M to $100M development planned near Messiah College

$50M to $100M development planned near Messiah College

Education News

Better ways to spend Ron Tomalis' salary

In case you missed it, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reported last week that Ron Tomalis, former secretary of education and now special adviser to the governor, was officially logging little work to justify his $139,542 salary. Read More »»

premium content Newsmakers: Education

Businesses featured this week: Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, Millersville University Read More »»

premium content Awards

Industries featured this week: Education, health care, interior design, law Read More »»

premium content Businesses can learn to identify – and avoid – unconscious bias

Most companies are aware of conscious bias in hiring practices and try to control for it. Read More »»

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Business featured this week: Harrisburg Area Community College Read More »»

Commonwealth Connections Academy grows in Harrisburg

Commonwealth Connections Academy's headquarters are across from The Midtown Scholar Bookstore Inc. in Harrisburg, and Eric Papenfuse is glad. Read More »»

In brief: Business Academy planned in York

York will be presenting York Business Academy classes for those interested in starting a business or growing an existing one. Read More »»

In brief: Lancaster seminary reaccredited

Lancaster Theological Seminary has been reaccredited for the maximum period of 10 years by two agencies — the Association of Theological Schools in the United States and Canada Commission on Accrediting and the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. Read More »»

Making place in the midstate: Highlights from our executive roundtable

The Business Journal hosted an executive roundtable discussion July 18 with midstate leaders to talk about making place in Central Pennsylvania. Read More »»

Water Street Health Services: New dentistry model will help victims of abuse

Water Street Health Services is joining several partners to study a new model of dentistry that treats people who suffer from traumatic triggers, which impact dental health. Read More »»

Report: Central Pa. added 8,000 nonfarm jobs since June 2013

Nonfarm employment grew by 8,000 seasonally adjusted jobs in the midstate over the last year, according to the latest jobs data from the state Department of Labor and Industry. Read More »»

Vartan Group developing child development center in Susquehanna Township

A 14,000-square-foot daycare and learning center could soon be going in across from the Blue Mountain Commons shopping center in Susquehanna Township. Read More »»

York-based Stewart & Tate affiliate wins $30M contract for Maryland School for the Blind

The Baltimore affiliate of a York-based construction company has won a $30 million campus improvement contract at the Maryland School for the Blind. Read More »»

Back home, chamber president comfortable heading into retirement

Larry Bowman never meant to finish out his career at home. Read More »»

Buckler on the job at Lebanon chamber

Gregory Buckler started as the president and CEO at the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce on Monday, and even weeks before the start date, he knew just how full his calendar would be. Read More »»

Moody's downgrades Pa. bond rating, cites pension crisis

Moody's Investors Service cited Pennsylvania's pension crisis as a key reason for downgrading the commonwealth's general obligation rating to Aa3 from Aa2. Read More »»

Newsmakers: Education

Business featured this week: Linden Hall 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 »»

Lancaster Bible College plans $5.2M student housing expansion

Three years of annual attendance growth approaching 10 percent is among the reasons Lancaster Bible College is planning to expand its student housing, according to LBC Vice President John Zeswitz. Read More »»

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 »»

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CPBJ Extra Blog

Driving to prison: Harrisburg man starts own business

Nate Holmes is a full-time teacher, husband and father of an 8-month-old boy.

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Why it's important to know how your employees learn

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Main Dish with Erica

Farm-to-table trend continues at Harvest Seasonal Grill

There's a farm-to-table restaurant movement cooking up in the area, and...

Real estate with Jeff

The battle for the soul of real estate

With the purchase of Trulia.com by rival website Zillow this past week for $3.5...

Business Events

Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014
2014 Real Estate & Development Symposium
Tuesday, October 14, 2014
CPBJ Business Event
Monday, October 27, 2014
Business of the Year Awards 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Best Places to Work in PA 2014
Thursday, December 4, 2014

Special Editions

Lancaster County Business Report 2014

Lancaster County Business Report 2014
From the addition of an archery academy, a new laser tag facility and the expansions of Trop Gun Shop and The Volleyball Corner to the recent announcement that next year’s U.S. Women’s Open golf championship will be held in the area, Lancaster County’s business community has been experiencing many victories. Find out how these sports and leisure activities are playing out for the local economy.

United Way of the Capital Region 2014

United Way of the Capital Region 2014
Now more than ever, our community counts on United Way of the Capital Region (UWCR) and its safety net of services. From food pantries to life-sustaining medications, UWCR supports more than 80 programs and services that are needed to keep Central Pennsylvania strong. Learn more about this positive force in our region and how you can help.

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.

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