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How a Middletown catering business went from the owner’s kitchen to a 3-year Farm Show contract (access required)

Posted by:beka on September 30, 2021

Jamie Berger would love to attribute the growth of her catering company from her kitchen in 2004 to getting the exclusive food and beverage contract for the Pennsylvania Farm Show to a “well-crafted business plan.”    But the truth, she said from the office of her C&J Catering and Events just outside Middletown, is it’s been more like “hanging ...

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Some fear boosters will hurt drive to reach the unvaccinated

Posted by:beka on September 29, 2021

NEW YORK (AP) — The spread of COVID-19 vaccination requirements across the U.S. hasn’t had the desired effect so far, with the number of Americans getting their first shots plunging in recent weeks. And some experts worry that the move to dispense boosters could just make matters worse.

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Green energy takes hold in unlikely places with Ford project

Posted by:beka on September 28, 2021

GLENDALE, Ky. (AP) — When Ford revealed plans to ramp up its commitment to the fledgling electric vehicle sector, the automaker chose to create thousands of jobs and pump billions in investments into two states where Republican leaders have vilified the push for green energy and defended fossil fuels.

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Young activists bemoan climate inaction, demand more say

Posted by:beka on September 28, 2021

MILAN (AP) — Youth climate activists Vanessa Nakate and Greta Thunberg chastised global leaders Tuesday for failing to meet funding pledges to help poor nations adapt to a warming Earth and for delivering too much “blah blah blah” as climate change wreaks havoc around the world.

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Lancaster’s Environmental Recovery bought by VLS Recovery Services

Posted by:Garry Lenton on September 27, 2021

Headquartered in Houston, VLS is a national leader in waste management services, railcar cleaning, and barge cleaning and repair services, according to a release. The company purchased Environmental Recovery Corp. – which will operate within VLS Waste Services - from Rock Island Capital. Terms were undisclosed.

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