Aug 26, 2022

Inflation eases in July, driven by falling energy prices

The U.S. Commerce Department reported Friday that inflation eased in July, raising hopes that it may have peaked - finally.

Aug 25, 2022

State protects 18 new farms from development

Pennsylvania protected 784 acres on 18 farms in nine counties from future development today, investing more than $3.166 million in state, county and local dollars to ensure that prime farmland is not lost to development.  

Aug 25, 2022

Truist donates $2.5M to help minority entrepreneurs in Eastern, Central Pa.

Truist Foundation has announced a $2.25 million commitment to Community First Fund, a nonprofit Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) dedicated to aligning capital with social justice.

Aug 24, 2022

Your magical season

Living in northern climes, and I do consider Central Pennsylvania “northern”, has convinced me that magical seasons of the year exist so that we have something to look forward to when the worst of winter has had its way with us.

Aug 23, 2022

M&T donates former branch building for workforce development center

When M&T Bank decided to combine two of its York locations, the financial institution looked for a way to turn the vacated building into a community asset.

Aug 23, 2022

Grants available to train youth for agricultural jobs

The state Department of Agriculture is looking for applicants for $500,000 in PA Farm Bill Agriculture & Youth Grants for programs aimed at preparing youth for agricultural jobs. 

Aug 19, 2022

Erie Insurance names DEI leader

Erie Insurance, with offices throughout Central Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley, has named Lance Hyde vice president of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI), effective August 22.  

Aug 18, 2022

Project SPARK gets $94,000 grant to boost Lancaster County skilled workforce

Project SPARK, through the state’s Manufacturing PA Training-to-Career Program, has received new funding to help recruit and train 150 people to boost the skilled workforce in Lancaster County. 

Aug 18, 2022

Downtown York businesses receive $20,500 grants

York-based Downtown Inc. has awarded $20,500 grants to 13 businesses through its 2022 Downtown Bloom Grant program. 

Aug 18, 2022

Northwest Bancshares names president and CEO

Northwest Bancshares, Inc. and Northwest Bank, with branches throughout Central Pennsylvania, have appointed Louis J. Torchio president and CEO of both companies.  

Aug 18, 2022

Prefabricated home builder acquires Homes by Keystone; moves to Waynesboro

Gardian Booth, a manufacturer of prefabricated structures, will create 33 jobs with the relocation of its headquarters to Waynesboro, Franklin County, from Orangeburg, New York. 

Aug 17, 2022

ISI Financial Group merges with Maryland-based firm

ISI Financial Group, a Lancaster-based Registered Investment Advisor that manages more than $700 million in client assets, has merged with Towson, Maryland-based Greenspring Advisors.