Hospitality & Retail

Yorktowne shortfall could cost Hilton franchise, report says

The York County Industrial Development Authority could potentially lose its franchise agreement with Tapestry by Hilton for its renovation of the Yorktowne Hotel if the authority has to scale back its plans due to budget shortfalls, the York Dispatch reported on Tuesday. The estimated cost of the Yorktowne renovation was originally $20 million but has ...

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An electric scooter waits for its next rider on the streets of Washington, D.C. (Photo: Joel Berg)

Scooter hopes ride on state legislation

Electric scooters, also referred to as e-scooters, are a burgeoning means of getting around in cities throughout the country, but Pennsylvania law currently does not allow them on roads and sidewalks. A proposed bill seeks to add them to the state vehicle code and treat them as bicycles, paving the way for their use.

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