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Author Archives: Cris Collingwood

The Great Lebanon County PITCH offers seed money to start a business

THE CENTER for Entrepreneurial Excellence, a free business resource for Lebanon County, is hosting the first-ever Entrepreneurial PITCH competition, titled “The Great Lebanon County PITCH”. Entrepreneurs will have the chance to win seed money to start their dream business. The CENTER will award $8,000 in prize money to be divided by the winners to help kick start their business. According ...

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PUC to provide funds for broadband services to rural communities

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved four more telecommunications service providers to bring affordable voice and broadband services to rural Pennsylvania areas, including the Susquehanna Valley and the Lehigh Valley. A total of 13 bidders in Pennsylvania will receive $368.7 million over the next 10 years to bring high speed internet service to homes and businesses to 184,505 locations ...

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Comcast plans to expand gigabit broadband in Lancaster County

After completing an expansion to bring gigabit broadband to customers in Sullivan County, Comcast announced that it is making additional investments in four other Pennsylvania counties, including Lancaster. The project will connect nearly 3,400 rural homes and businesses in those five counties. In Lancaster County, Comcast will enhance its network to deliver broadband to 185 homes and business customers in ...

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Grauer’s Paint & Decorating expanding Lititz location

Grauer’s Paint & Decorating, is doubling the size of its warehouse at 739 Rothsville Road in Lititz. The home decorating store, operating since 1934, will be expanding the Lititz warehouse by 2,400 square feet, making the facility more than 5,000 square feet. “The reason behind the expansion follows the long-standing culture of the Grauer’s brand – delivering exceptional customer service, ...

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Second Lady raises funds to improve historic Black cemetery in York

Lt. Gov. John Fetterman is urging people in Pennsylvania and beyond to support an awareness and fundraising campaign led by Second Lady Gisele Fetterman to preserve Lebanon Cemetery in North York. The historic Black cemetery was the only place Black people were allowed to be buried in metro York until the 1960s. The Fettermans learned about the site after volunteers ...

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