Aug 5, 2011

Roadside assistance

The Transportation Funding Advisory Commission's five-year proposal to pay for Pennsylvania's roads, bridges and transit infrastructure is a necessary and overall good package of ideas, despite some increased costs to businesses, industry groups said.

Aug 5, 2011

Editorial: City should proceed slowly with Capitol View

The Capitol View Commerce Center has been both an eyesore and painful reminder of how the public lost $17 million in a faulty public-private partnership orchestrated by developer David R. Dodd II.
Dodd was indicted by the U.S. Attorney's Office on more than 11 charges, including money laundering, fraud and theft of public tax dollars. He pleaded not guilty to all charges last year. Now he is aw[...]

Aug 5, 2011

At York’s Northwest Triangle, where are the homes?

Even for a project that, in its entirety, has seemingly progressed at the speed of a 1990s-
era modem connection, the residential component of the $50 million Northwest Triangle redevelopment initiative noticeably is running behind commercial portions.

Aug 4, 2011

Central Pennsylvania Food Bank begins expansion

The Central Pennsylvania Food Bank launched its Project Advancing Hope by breaking ground Wednesday for expansion of its facility in Lower Paxton Township.

Aug 1, 2011

Could Capitol View be resurrected?

The Capitol View Commerce Center has been an eyesore and painful reminder of how the public lost $17 million in a faulty public-private partnership orchestrated by David R. Dodd II.

Jul 29, 2011

York City Hall renovation plans delayed

The multimillion dollar government facilities restructuring plan in York has hit a bump in the road that could cost about $12,500 per month in unbudgeted rent starting this fall as funds for York and other third-class cities continue to be scarce.
The City Council in early June rejected, by a 3-2 vote, an $880,000 contract for renovations to 101 S. George St. to make it move-in ready for city e[...]

Jul 29, 2011

Revival revisited

Overshadowed by the daily twists and turns of Harrisburg's financial saga, a quiet but steady neighborhood revitalization effort continues in Midtown.

Jul 27, 2011

York-area store launches Royal Farms’ LEED commitment

The Dover Township location of Maryland-based convenience store chain Royal Farms has been awarded the company's first LEED certification from the Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council, Royal Farms said.

Jul 27, 2011

Harsco locks up $100M in Brazil, France contracts

Cumberland County-based Harsco Corp. has signed three contracts in France and Brazil worth about $100 million over 10 years, the company said.

Jul 26, 2011

Carlisle Cos. expanding in Seattle, Q2 earnings up

North Carolina-based industrial products company Carlisle Cos., which has much of its construction materials division based in Cumberland County, plans to build a roofing materials factory near Seattle, the company said.

Jul 22, 2011

Editorial: Swatara Plaza good example of business building better communities

Swatara Township has witnessed an explosion in commercial growth, especially over the last decade; and along with periodic zoning changes and an uptick in the economy, it's again becoming a target for development.

Jul 22, 2011

Variety to recharge expansive York space

Instead of bringing in a couple large establishments to several underused addresses in the heart of downtown York, a group backed by a Maryland-based developer is looking to carve up the spaces for success where others haven't been so lucky.