The Obama administration has drafted some of the world's largest food and finance companies to invest more than $3 billion in projects aimed at helping the world's poorest farmers grow enough food to not only feed themselves and their families but to earn a livelihood as well.
Hewlett-Packard’s chief executive, Meg Whitman, plans to cut 30,000 or more jobs next week, according to officials familiar with the plan. Her goal, they said Thursday, is to spend the money she saves on increasing the efficiency of the company’s sales force and on creating new products.
The Maryland Zoo will host Brew at the Zoo on Saturday, May 26 and Sunday, May 27. The family-friendly event...Read More »
A new owner, a new look and new vendors make up the transformation of The Shoppes on Main in Mount Joy.Read More »
The CareerLink of the Capitol Region, a Harrisburg employment services office with the South Central Workforce Investment Board, will be moving its offices to Cameron Street in June.Read More »
The state Department of General Services is hoping to generate up to $9.3 million through the sale of five unused properties, including a 7.8-acre parcel that includes the former Harrisburg State Hospital in Harrisburg and Susquehanna Township.Read More »
The midstate’s cities — even Harrisburg and York — heard some positive news last week in Philadelphia.Read More »
In the more than a year and a half since its founding, the midstate's Buy Local Coalition has grown rapidly as a way to increase the opportunities for local firms to network with each other to keep money circulating in the community.Read More »
Brad Thorne counts the empty kiosks and shop spaces at the Harrisburg Mall like a store owner taking inventory.Read More »
Lancaster Mayor Rick Gray looked around the grand ballroom at the Hyatt Regency Philadelphia at Penn's Landing, where academics, businesspeople and government officials were wrapping up a conference on the challenges facing smaller, older cities.Read More »
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Pennsylvania Transportation Secretary Barry Schoch was the featured speaker at a public affairs luncheon hosted by the Lebanon Valley Chamber of Commerce. Pictured from left, Ryan Allwein, Ruth Dietz, Tom Buzby, Schoch and Steve Fields. Photo/SubmittedRead More »
Sertoma Club of York President-elect Steve Harman, right, presents the 2012 Sertoman of the Year Award to Bill Wendel in recognition of his service to the club and community. Since 2007, Wendel has coordinated Operation Paperback, which ships books to soldiers overseas. Photo/SubmittedRead More »
AseraCare Hospice Foundation gave Help for Oncology Problems and Emotional Support $7,500 to sponsor HOPE’s annual Voices for Hope event. Pictured from left, Susan Heinle, Barb Titanish, Heather McAuliffe and Tina Hess. Photo/SubmittedRead More »
Christopher Bailey, director of facilities at Susquehanna University, left, and Alan Neuner, associate vice president of facilities and operations for Geisinger Health System, spoke at “Fueling Your Future with Energy Innovation,” sponsored by Seda-Cog Energy Resource Center. Photo/SubmittedRead More »