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Central Pa. projects receive millions in state grants

More than two dozen projects in Central Pennsylvania were awarded millions of dollars in matching grants from the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP), supporting both public and private construction and renovation projects across the state. The local grants are part of a broader package of grant awards $275 million for 214 projects statewide.

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A Conversation With: Vijay Varadarajan

Vijay Varadarajan, 41, is a senior project manager at the infrastructure firm HNTB, working in its Harrisburg office and focusing on emerging mobility technologies. He is also part of the team planning the Pennsylvania Safety Transportation and Research Track (PennSTART).

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Classes offered for spotted lanternfly permitting

The Spotted Lanternfly, the dreaded invasive species spreading through Eastern and Central Pennsylvania, is causing permitting issues for businesses operating and transporting goods within a 14-county quarantine zone, so the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture is offering 31 in-person permitting classes.

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Guest view: Cannabis contains seeds of economic growth

It’s evident the cannabis industry is growing, thriving and impacting the economy in ways we have only just begun to comprehend. Last month, the York County Economic Alliance hosted our Economics Club breakfast series on the economics of the cannabis industry, featuring two industry leaders, Green Thumb Industries and Groff North America.

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Harry Mahler and his wife, Sarah, own eco-friendly mattress retailer No Badger Mattress in York. (Photo: Markell DeLoatch)

Mattress store with environmental focus opens in York

Harry Mahler has always been passionate about the environment and seeking eco-friendly solutions to existing problems. To help address the problem of discarded mattresses being thrown into landfills, he and his wife Sarah recently opened No Badger Mattress in York, which sells eco-friendly mattresses and accepts old ones for recycling.

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