Author Archives: Becca Oken-Tatum

Firm offers to dig into corporate histories

Last year, Samantha Rife took her a passion for history and transformed a part-time business she started in 2005 into a full-time enterprise, SJR Research. Earlier this year, she moved into a small office in Gettysburg, with the goal of promoting the region’s businesses by researching their historical records and telling their stories.

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Scooter hopes ride on state legislation

An electric scooter waits for its next rider on the streets of Washington, D.C. (Photo: Joel Berg)

Electric scooters, also referred to as e-scooters, are a burgeoning means of getting around in cities throughout the country, but Pennsylvania law currently does not allow them on roads and sidewalks. A proposed bill seeks to add them to the state vehicle code and treat them as bicycles, paving the way for their use.

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