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Joel Berg

About Joel Berg

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 Follow him on Twitter, @JoelBYorkPa.

When child protection is a business priority

It's the kind of conversation you would struggle to have with a family member, let alone a customer. But it's part of the training regimen for employees of Hersheypark, the Derry Township amusement park that draws more than 5 million visitors a year.

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Regulation is dead; long live litigation?

The temporary block on new federal overtime rules is a victory for the camp that argues too many rules are stifling the economy and killing job growth. But it would be foolish to believe the road to lessened regulation is straightforward.

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Confidence, concern in Central Pa. as Trump ascends to White House

Patti Husic strove to separate her business and her politics during the presidential election, but it was her business concerns that prompted her early on to support Republican candidate and now President-elect Donald Trump.

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How Han Solo helped end the paper chase for local lawyers

York attorney Evan Kline knows jury members can't change the channel, but they can certainly tune out the reams of evidence lawyers present during a trial.

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What you can gain from a career half-time

As in football, having a career half-time to pause, reflect and reset our game plan can be a powerful component of a career well played.

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Election hangover: Are we ready to talk business?

Campaign fatique is hitting hard, let's use our knowledge for goodness

My social media feeds are depressing. I blame this gazillion-month-long presidential election campaign.

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It's still Reed's vision; we're just living in it

The complaints could have been raised by college students anywhere: There's nothing for young people to do.

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The business case for letting go

It took just a few months for a growing business to divert Tim Beiler from the goal he set in 2015. But the Lancaster County executive has resisted temptation so far this year.

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How a Wrightsville firm bridged manufacturing, branding

The product often came before the pitch for John Wright Co. Inc., a longtime maker of cast-iron goods.

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Inaction on painkiller abuse is a shame

Maybe my expectations were too high, but when I heard the state legislature was going to hold a joint session this week on opioids, I figured we were in for a serious bout of lawmaking.

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