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Author Archives: Becca Oken-Tatum

Yorktowne shortfall could cost Hilton franchise, report says

The York County Industrial Development Authority could potentially lose its franchise agreement with Tapestry by Hilton for its renovation of the Yorktowne Hotel if the authority has to scale back its plans due to budget shortfalls, the York Dispatch reported on Tuesday. The estimated cost of the Yorktowne renovation was originally $20 million but has risen over the past year. ...

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Workforce initiatives balance present, future needs

The strong economy has been making it difficult for businesses that need qualified and skilled technical workers. And while some established workforce initiatives with a long-range focus are paying off, other efforts are underway to match workers’ skills with specific jobs in the shorter term, several observers said in recent interviews.

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Harrisburg startup seeks to transform data

Andrew Hacker, founder of Thought

A startup called Thought, founded and led by Andrew Hacker, a faculty member at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, is in the midst of creating a platform that can take bits of computer data, like numbers, and provide them with the context, or set of rules and logic.

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