Aug 10, 2023

Bank of Bird-in-Hand to undertake another stock offering to fuel more growth

The Bank of Bird-in-Hand plans to undertake a common stock offering - anticipated to be between $15 million and $30 million in the aggregate - starting in September to further support the bank’s continuing growth and to take advantage of market opportunities, announced president and CEO Lori A. Maley.

Aug 10, 2023

Business loans offered to Cumberland County small businesses

Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp. (CAEDC) has established a loan fund to help small minority owned companies. 

Aug 7, 2023

SBA increases federal support for natural disaster survivors 

Small businesses and disaster survivors will see increased federal support following a federally declared natural disaster. 

Aug 7, 2023

McConkey Insurance & Benefits acquires Berks County firm

York-based McConkey Insurance & Benefits recently acquired Gallen Insurance Agency of Berks County. 

Aug 2, 2023

Hershey environmental and science firm acquires Virginia firm

Hershey-based ARM Group LLC (ARM) has acquired Resource International Ltd. (RI), based in Ashland, Virginia.  

Aug 2, 2023

Kristin Delauter, manager at SEK, CPAs and Advisors, talks goals, auditing, and local baseball

Kristin Delauter, 30, was recently promoted to manager for SEK, CPAs and Advisors, based in their Chambersburg office

Aug 1, 2023

State awards $3M to venture capital firms for tech startups

Two Pennsylvania venture capital firms have been awarded $3 million in state funding to make investments in early-stage technology companies. 

Aug 1, 2023

Finance: Rising interest rate impact on small business growth and economy

Will more expensive loans force area firms into slower growth patterns?   

Aug 1, 2023

Economists hopeful, say conditions moving in right direction

The U.S. economy did better in the first half of 2023 than early indicators suggested and appears to be

Jul 31, 2023

A ‘rocky’ road

Rakesh “Rocky” Lalvani has a real-life success story to rival that of the fictional fighter from Philadelphia. 

Jul 31, 2023

State Housing Finance Agency works to improve accountability

The Pennsylvania Housing Finance Agency (PHFA) announced it is working to improve accountability and transparency for its Pennsylvania Homeowners Assistance Fund (PAHAF). 

Jul 28, 2023

Must-haves to survive, thrive in unpredictable economy

Following the end of the global pandemic and amid a steady diet of Fed interest rate hikes, businesses are reevaluating their financial direction and priorities to adjust to a “new normal.”