Joel Berg is editor of the Central Penn Business Journal. Born in Philadelphia, raised in Northern Virginia and now living in York, he's a graduate of Franklin & Marshall College and the University of Maryland. Have a question or story idea? Email him at email@example.com. Follow him on Twitter, @JoelBYorkPa.
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The five high-school students must have been a little nervous when Mike Folmer approached their table at a Lebanon County pizzeria in January 2014 and began asking them about nickel bags and booze.