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The 'rebirth' of Middletown

The 'rebirth' of Middletown

Downtown efforts, university growth and transportation improvements have generated 'economic prosperity' buzz for county's oldest community By Jason Scott

Middletown is an old college town, but not really. Full Story »

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• Pennsylvania unemployment rate up slightly for second straight month • Former Lancaster Symphony Orchestra leader starts Pennsylvania Philharmonic • Another firm joins PennEast pipeline project • Business: Investors breathe sigh of relief at Scottish vote- Source: The Associated Press • U.S.: Angry with Washington, 1 in 4 Americans open to secession- Source: Reuters

Banking & Finance

• National Penn acquisition receives shareholder approval premium content Newsmakers: Banking and Finance premium content Behind the List with Donald M. Healey Sr. premium content Industry officials say an infusion of younger advisers is needed in wealth management premium content How to interview a financial planner

Construction

• Warwick Woodlands senior community planned in Lititz • Gannett Fleming promotes Brian King to vice president premium content Editorial: Private investment vital to Middletown • Pennsylvania unemployment rate up slightly for second straight month • Another firm joins PennEast pipeline project

Education

• Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians launches consulting company • Former Lancaster Symphony Orchestra leader starts Pennsylvania Philharmonic premium content Newsmakers: Education • 'Education Row' coming to Midtown Hbg. in 2015 premium content Every college wants a bigger endowment – but they present challenges, too

Energy & Environment

premium content Newsmakers: Government • East Pennsboro grad new executive director of SCWIB • Voith Hydro awarded $61.6M, 10-year dam rehab contract in Washington • Johnson Controls reorganizes, names new Building Efficiency head • Ocean Thermal Energy Corp. announces rights offering

Government

• Two York County firms win DoD contracts premium content Awards premium content In brief: SBA offers Spanish online entrepreneurship course premium content In brief: Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board returns $2.4M to communities premium content In brief: Bill would amend definition of small business in procurement

Health Care

• Hershey Med reports 8.2% margin, plans to form Penn State Health • New to the helm, Highmark's Holmberg talks evolving organization • CMS: ACOs saved Medicare $372M • Corbett administration's Healthy PA program under review for $48M price tag • Good Samaritan Health System joins UPMC provider network

Hospitality & Tourism

premium content In brief: Robin Scaer departs Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau for YWCA • State grant for connector road to boost businesses, new Marriott, in Shippensburg • Lebanon County names tourism board premium content Newsmakers: Hospitality • Veteran operators continue to spend big to scare haunted attraction enthusiasts

Manufacturing & Distrib

• ArcelorMittal, YRC Worldwide make financial moves premium content The Whiteboard: Align acquisition strategies to benefit both buyer and seller • New manufacturing director: Region sees 'Renaissance' signals • Wenger Feeds completes expansion of Cumberland County facility • York-based C-P Flexible Packaging acquires MRI Flexible Packaging

Marketing & Advertising

• Rite Aid posts solid 2Q, lowers expectations for the fiscal year • Hand and Stone's Susquehanna Township franchise first of five midstate locations • Capital BlueCross to open retail location in Cumberland County • Colonial Park Mall owner Glimcher Realty to be acquired for $4.3B • Pa. newspapers could be sold after Digital First Media evaluation

Nonprofit

premium content Newsmakers: Nonprofits • Study: More nonprofits are adopting good governance practices premium content Newsmakers: Nonprofits premium content Awards • Dress for Success adds Tied to Success, a program for men

Real Estate

premium content Business Record premium content On the Move • The 'rebirth' of Middletown- Downtown efforts, university growth and transportation improvements have generated 'economic prosperity' buzz for county's oldest community • Rep. Kim's bill would help Harrisburg with CRIZ application • Harrisburg, PinnacleHealth, PHFA partnering on homeownership incentives

Retail

premium content Newsmakers: Retail premium content Surprise office move coming up? Follow these tips premium content Dealers see furniture, equipment on the rise • Buffalo Wild Wings, DSW among stores slated for new West Manchester Town Center • New Giant grocery store to open in Hampden Township next month

Technology

• Two midstate tech startups share in state investment premium content Digital assets create new problems when planning estates premium content As data breaches continue, develop a crisis-management plan premium content A Conversation With Cindy Workinger premium content In brief: Hershey expands Learn to Grow Program in Ivory Coast

Transportation

• Pa. Senate passes bill to encourage private development at mass transit stations • PennDOT announces partnership with State Farm • Harrisburg authorizes continued sinkhole study along South 14th Street premium content Area transit authorities open to public-private partnerships • Amazon hiring for hundreds of jobs in Carlisle

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Blogs

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