Nutrient credit auction scheduled for June 13
The Pennsylvania Infrastructure Investment Authority and state Department of Environmental Protection will host a nutrient credit auction June 13 that will afford wastewater treatment plants in two watersheds a way to comply with nutrient discharge rules, according to a news release.Read More »
Corbett talks spending priorities with business crowd
The Corbett administration will not kick the can down the road and turn its back on the problems facing the commonwealth, the governor told a business crowd this morning in East Hanover Township, Dauphin County.Read More »
GSK enters hostile takeover of Human Genome Sciences
GlaxoSmithKline, the British pharmaceutical company with a vaccine plant in Lancaster County, today said it will begin a bid to buy Maryland-based Human Genome Sciences Inc. by going directly to shareholders to buy the company's majority stock.Read More »
Medical malpractice lawsuits down statewide
The number of medical malpractice case filings statewide has leveled off after six years of declining, Chief Justice Ronald D. Castille announced on Monday.Read More »
Popular children’s book author passes away
Many children enjoyed the work of Maurice Sendak, the popular children’s book artist and author responsible for...Read More »
Business: Cattle prices jump as ranchers begin rebuilding
A cow runs circles in a small pen, her baby close by her side. Ranchers, their brows wrinkled, scribble in a glossy catalog while high on a podium the auctioneer slams his gavel, taking bids as the price of the pair rises rapidly. Continue reading
U.S.: North Carolina voters approve same-sex marriage ban
North Carolina voters on Tuesday approved a state constitutional amendment that bans same-sex marriage and civil unions, dealing a blow to efforts across the United States to expand gay marriage rights. <a...Read More »
World: U.S. institute says sees ‘new activities’ at Iran site
A U.S. security institute says commercial satellite imagery shows new activity at an Iranian military site, which raises concern that the Islamic state may be "washing" a building the United Nations' nuclear agency wants to inspect. Continue reading
Out of the Ordinary: 12 sets of twins graduating from just one high-school class
12 pairs of high-school seniors are about to graduate from one Georgia school. The 24 seniors at Brookwood High in Gwinnett County are a mix of identical and fraternal twins. Continue reading
Tony Blair discusses globalism at Lancaster chamber
The challenges of global leadership are greater than ever, but there is reason for optimism if the West faces the future with confidence and recognizes the imperatives of change, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the audience Tuesday evening at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry's annual dinner.
Tony Blair discusses globalism at Lancaster chamber dinner
The challenges of global leadership are greater than ever, but there is reason for optimism if the West faces the future with confidence and recognizes the imperatives of change, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair told the audience Tuesday evening at the Lancaster Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s annual dinner.Read More »
Hbg. City Council refuses another appointment by mayor
Once again, Harrisburg City Council shelved a staff appointment — this time, Mayor Linda Thompson’s communications director — until the state produces answers on the status of a new city receiver and the fiscal recovery plan.
Phoenix Contact plans major expansion in Lower Swatara
Phoenix Contact USA could spend $18 million to $24 million to add about 115,000 square feet to its Lower Swatara Township complex, said Doug Ferguson, director of U.S. operations services.
Senate budget plan would restore some education funding
Nothing is irreversible, Supt. Deborah Wortham said Monday night of cuts proposed to balance the York City School District's 2012-13 budget, which started with a $19 million deficit.
Lancaster farmer loan program to hit milestone
The Next Generation Farmer Loan Program run in Lancaster and Chester counties over the past 12 years will hit a milestone Wednesday.