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TE Connectivity offers scholarships to African-American students

TE Connectivity is offering students who identify as Black or African-American a new scholarship and mentorship program. The company, a global leader in connectivity and sensors, with a large presence in Middletown, has committed $3.5 million to the program. Jeff Cronin, senior public relations specialist, said rising college sophomores are eligible to apply for the ...

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Deciphering Cryptocurrency

Chip Rutan watched in recent weeks as the value of cryptocurrencies plummeted. To him, it was all part of the up and down cycles he has witnessed since he first bought cryptocurrencies about four years ago. “This is kind of the pattern that it always has been,” said Rutan, owner of Rutan Productions in New ...

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A short history of cryptocurrencies

Today, there are thousands of cryptocurrencies, but they can all trace their origins to one, Bitcoin, which was created in 2008. Here is a look at some of the basics about cryptocurrencies, largely based on information found at Schwab.com, an international financial services company, and Coinbase.com, an online cryptocurrency exchange and information platform. The beginning ...

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A Conversation With Doug Denlinger

What trends, if any, did you see emerge with clients during COVID, and is that shifting now as things start to open up more? There were multiple simultaneous dynamics that impacted people significantly during the COVID pandemic – especially early on. People were concerned about their health and safety. They saw the stock market take ...

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Susquehanna Insurance acquires Affinity Insurance Associates

Susquehanna Insurance, an independent insurance agency, acquired Affinity Insurance Associates, an Erie insurance agency in Lititz, that specializes in personal lines of property and casualty insurance. “We are thrilled to bring our strong product offerings and outstanding service to the Lititz Community,” said Delbert Turman, Susquehanna Insurance president. The acquisition of Affinity Insurance Associates on ...

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Burnham Holdings reports sharp rise in Q2 net sales

Lancaster-based Burnham Holdings Inc., the parent company of subsidiaries that manufacture boilers and related products, reported net sales were up almost 35% in the second quarter as business continued to recover from the economic fallout of COVID-19. At its July 15 meeting, the board of directors also declared a quarterly common stock dividend of $0.22 ...

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Catherine Hershey Schools names first executive director

Early childhood education expert Senate Alexander was chosen by the Milton Hershey School to lead its new Catherine Hershey Schools as its first executive director. Catherine Hershey School is a $350 million program to build learning centers for children under 5 and offer support to their families such as job skills. The first of the ...

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