Author Archives: Cathy Hirko

Ollie’s Bargain Outlet announces death of founder and CEO Mark Butler

Mark Butler, founder and CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc., died Sunday, according to company officials. The 61-year-old passed away unexpectedly while spending the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with his family. The board of directors on Monday named John Swygert as interim president and CEO of the company. Swygert has served as executive vice president and COO since January 2018 ...

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Input sought on York City’s future

York City has scheduled four of its 10 upcoming listening sessions to garner community input about its plan intended to lay out the city's priorities for the next two decades. The public will be able to offer its input for the comprehensive plan in each of the hearings.

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Special Report: The Cannabis Challenge

Pennsylvania legalized medical marijuana in 2016, and Gov. Tom Wolf has called on the state lawmakers to take the next step; allow its recreational use. Doing so would create new opportunities for entrepreneurs, and new tax revenue for the state. Central Penn Business Journal reports on issues facing this niche industry and the serious obstacles that stand in its way.

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