Feb 13, 2009

Eastern Insurance Holdings records $18.4M loss

Eastern Insurance Holdings Inc. today reported a net loss of
$18.4 million, or $2.10 per diluted share, for the fourth quarter of 2008.

Feb 13, 2009

BLOG UPDATE: the gadget cube

Cool Company: Sting Communications

Who would believe quiet Lebanon County would be churning out fast-growing technology companies?

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Feb 13, 2009

Orrstown bank names new president/CEO

Shippensburg-based Orrstown Bank today announced that Thomas
R. Quinn Jr. will take over as president and chief executive officer May 5.

Feb 13, 2009

Local reps ready for stimulus votes

Both the U.S. House and the Senate are expected to vote
today on the roughly $790 billion stimulus package that was negotiated earlier
this week.

Feb 12, 2009

In brief: Liberty Tax adds York County offices

In preparation for tax season, Liberty Tax Service has leased
seven locations in York

Feb 12, 2009

Proposed tax hike unsettles retailers

The top worry circulating in the minds of small-business
owners this year is sales.

Feb 12, 2009

Observers wary of Bon-Ton's cost-cutting plan

The cost-cutting measures recently announced by The Bon-Ton
Stores Inc. might not save the York
County retailer as much
money as projected, said analysts who follow the company.

Feb 12, 2009

Businesses explore alternative financing known as factoring

When the bank says no, a local financier says he can give
you options — and more people are interested.

Feb 12, 2009

Stimulus may jump-start use of health-information technology

Federal economic-stimulus funds might change the way health
care providers do business in Pennsylvania.

Feb 12, 2009

Construction groups: Transportation stimulus needs grander plans

Midstate construction groups and some state politicians are
questioning how the federal economic-stimulus package will affect the
transportation-construction sector.

Feb 12, 2009

Editorial: Rendell's plan kicks retail when it's down

Gov. Ed Rendell’s plan to hike the state sales tax and strip
rebates from retailers could kick the crutches out from under our crippled

Feb 12, 2009

Score -- Stealth economic stimulus package?

Yes, times are tough.