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Harrisburg officials act on incremental steps to accelerate battle against blight

Harrisburg officials act on incremental steps to accelerate battle against blight

By Jason Scott

The stage is set — well, almost — for economic development to take off in Harrisburg. Full Story »

Top Stories

• Will an aging population hurt Harley-Davidson's ride? • Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array • Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order • PeoplesBank joins long list of Camp Hill financial institutions • PinnacleHealth, Select Medical to co-own rehab hospital, 23 clinics in Central Pa.

Featured News

• Will an aging population hurt Harley-Davidson's ride? • Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array • Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order • PeoplesBank joins long list of Camp Hill financial institutions • PinnacleHealth, Select Medical to co-own rehab hospital, 23 clinics in Central Pa.

Banking & Finance

premium content Newsmakers: Health Care premium content Newsmakers: Banking and Finance premium content Newsmakers: Associations premium content In brief: Fulton Financial's banks to comply with federal consent order • Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order

Construction

premium content Work from your house? There's no shortage of ways to outfit your home office • In Manheim Township, plans for old Stehli silk mill building still uncertain • Harrisburg officials act on incremental steps to accelerate battle against blight • Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array • Long-delayed Rite Aid plans begin with demolition of Jonestown Road office building

Education

premium content Back home, chamber president comfortable heading into retirement premium content Buckler on the job at Lebanon chamber • Moody's downgrades Pa. bond rating, cites pension crisis • As Lancaster County changes, so does business in Amish community • Lancaster Bible College plans $5.2M student housing expansion

Energy & Environment

• As businesses brew, midstate farmers invest in volatile hops market • HIA to cut lighting costs by 73 percent with new energy deal • Auditor general, DEP spar over natural-gas audit findings • York waste-to-energy facility switches to natural-gas backup • Midstate water projects receive state loans, grants

Government

• Executive order bans LGBT discrimination by federal contractors • HHS: 11 insurers owe Pennsylvanians medical loss ratio refunds • Corporate net income tax collection down for Q2, up for year to date • Transportation secretary: Speed limit hike will boost commerce • 2-1 appellate court ruling strikes down subsidies in federal Obamacare marketplaces

Health Care

• Geisinger, Highmark announce five-year contract premium content Conestoga Wood's legal legacy still unclear • HHS introduces Medicaid Innovation Accelerator Program premium content Health insurance advisers list issues to consider • Questions remain after Conestoga Wood ruling

Hospitality & Tourism

premium content Newsmakers: Hospitality • HHM continues to grow West Coast hotel management operations • Mecum expands to Northeast with four-day Harrisburg collector-car event premium content Midstate businesses share some of the region's best fringe benefits • Only 300 volunteer spots left for 2015 U.S. Women's Open

Manufacturing & Distrib

• Will an aging population hurt Harley-Davidson's ride? • Hershey, Knight Transportation, Norfolk Southern release Q2 earnings • Harley, Comcast, Carlisle Cos. report positive Q2s • Voith Turbo supplying transmissions for Pittsburgh buses • Burnham back up, Northwest down in Q2

Marketing & Advertising

premium content Newsmakers: Retail premium content Newsmakers: Marketing premium content In brief: Hershey Creamery Co. introduces Shake Shop Express premium content The Whiteboard: The difference between brand and branding with a little help from a ship • Manheim Auto Auction reinstates closed sales for GM

Nonprofit

premium content Newsmakers: Nonprofits • $800K to bring Communities in Schools to York City students • Lancaster businessman donates $50,000 to the Red Cross to help fire victims • CPARC's Gurreri retiring after 37 years • USGBC Central Pennsylvania Chapter hires new executive director

Real Estate

premium content Editorial: Harrisburg officials achieving a quiet revolution premium content Newsmakers: Real Estate premium content In brief: Historic law firm tours planned in York premium content Workplaces open up as collaboration, benching trends spread premium content Behind the List with Jill Rebuck

Retail

• New Red Robin planned for York County premium content Newsmakers: Retail premium content Hampden Township envisions development • Arooga's to break ground on first location outside Central Pa. • Urban Churn, a microcreamery, opening next week in Harrisburg

Technology

premium content Information technology and the executive suite: It's not my job ... or is it? • F.N.B. grows revenue, TE Connectivity increases sales, Fulton flat on EPS in Q2 premium content Newsmakers: Technology premium content In brief: Census: Majority of STEM graduates not in STEM jobs premium content Pennsylvania needs its immigrants to remain prosperous

Transportation

• Economic study of Carlisle Airport nearly complete • Cumberland County commissioners balk at CAT funding • Aircraft maintenance facility at Capital City Airport sold to flight school • J.B. Hunt up, ENB Financial down in Q2 • Quandel affiliate lands rail contract in Illinois

Most Popular

#1   Coakley's Restaurant closed by bankruptcy court order #2   PinnacleHealth, Select Medical to co-own rehab hospital, 23 clinics in Central Pa. #3   Transportation secretary: Speed limit hike will boost commerce #4   Pa. gives Urban Outfitters $3M grant for solar array #5   HHS: 11 insurers owe Pennsylvanians medical loss ratio refunds

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