Mar 19, 2020

Gov. Tom Wolf asks SBA to approve disaster declaration for loans

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has asked the U.S. Small Business Administration to implement an SBA disaster declaration so businesses and nonprofits in the state can access SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in all 67 counties.

Mar 18, 2020

Casey supports sending checks to taxpayers amid COVID-19 surge

U.S. Senator Bob Casey, D-Pennsylvania, was joined by 17 fellow senators in writing a letter to Senate leadership this week, urging Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and Minority Leader Chuck Schumer to forward their legislation that would support Americans in the time of financial and economic uncertainty.

Mar 16, 2020

SBA offers $2M in loans to help businesses, nonprofits cover COVID-19 losses

The federal Small Business Administration (SBA) is working with state officials to support small businesses impacted by the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) with up to $2 million targeted, low-interest disaster recovery loans.

Mar 11, 2020

Camp Hill business leader joins F&M board of directors

F&M Trust holding company Franklin Financial Services named Kevin Craig to its board of directors, citing the company executive and accountant’s diverse industry background as an asset to the financial institution’s growth.

Mar 10, 2020

Financial advisers: Don’t give in to coronavirus panic

While markets already seem to be recovering, those remembering the pain of the great recession have expressed concerns of how an ongoing coronavirus outbreak, combined with dropping oil prices due to Saudi Arabia increasing oil output, could drill a hole in their retirement savings.

Mar 9, 2020

PeoplesBank opens financial ‘connections center’ in Lancaster

PeoplesBank, a Codorus Valley Company, officially opened its Lancaster City Connections Center at 101 N. Queen St. on Friday. 

Mar 3, 2020

200-plus state university faculty accept PASSHE retirement offer

More than 200 members of the state higher education workforce will retire this year in exchange for payouts from a one-time incentive program, that the Pennsylvania System of Higher Education offered employees to reduce payroll expenses while avoiding layoffs.

Feb 27, 2020

Harrisburg University hosts financial literacy education conference

Harrisburg University of Science and Technology is hosting its fourth annual financial literacy education conference--a free, one day program that offers strategies to promote financial literacy in schools.

Feb 26, 2020

Penn National Gaming to ring NASDAQ stock market bell tomorrow

Penn National Gaming, the country’s largest regional gaming operator, said this week it will ring the NASDAQ Stock Market closing bell on Feb. 27.

Feb 25, 2020

PNC donates $75,000 to Whitaker Center to promote STEM

The PNC Foundation awarded a $75,000 grant to Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts as part of the financial institution’s multi-million, multi-year “Grow Up Great” initiative.

Feb 24, 2020

Fulton Financial offers 15-year bank notes for ‘general corporate purposes’

Fulton Financial Corporation, the Lancaster-based owner of Fulton Bank, is issuing subordinated bank notes due 2030 and 2035 to raise money for “general corporate purposes,” according to a company statement filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

Feb 24, 2020

First Citizens gears up for strategic expansion with leadership changes

First Citizens Community Bank, a Mansfield-based financial institution, named a new leader to spearhead market strategies in the south-central Pennsylvania region.