May 16, 2022

Eleven Oaks Farms opens retail store to offer local products that enhance its Wagyu beef

A Cumberland County farm family that raises Wagyu beef counts on its quality standards and work ethic to meet the public’s needs. That work ethic is now pointing the Shuster family to join with other local small businesses to bring high quality products to one shop at the family’s Eleven Oaks Farms, Newville. 

May 17, 2021

Stauffers ready to open its newest store in former Darrenkamps in Mount Joy

Completing its expansion into northwest Lancaster County, Stauffers announced on its website that its newest store, in Mount Joy Square Shopping Center, will open May 19 at 10 a.m.

Jan 19, 2021

Two Cumberland County restaurant owners choose to expand during a stormy time

In a deeply divided nation, there’s one issue on which most can agree: the pandemic has been very hard on the restaurant industry, which has endured capacity restrictions and lockdowns for almost a year.  Many are barely hanging on, hunkering down and waiting for this economic hurricane to blow itself out. But there are exceptions. Two Carlisle area restaurants are not only surviving, but expan[...]

Nov 25, 2020

Midstate museums face severe challenges as the pandemic grinds on

Like the hospitality and entertainment industries, museums have been hard hit by the pandemic and, according to the American Alliance of Museums, this cultural sector is just beginning to assess the impact closures, travel bans, cancellations of major events, and the implementation of physical distancing is having on institutions and the people who work for them.

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Sep 21, 2020

Pandemic fuels demand for online grocery shopping

Grocery stores are seeing a sharp increase in the demand for online grocery shopping and delivery.

Sep 9, 2020

How small businesses can calm inventory concerns

When your business depends on inventory, any mishap can lead to trouble. From dissatisfied customers to wasted funds, problems can compound quickly as seemingly small errors turn into profit-eating catastrophes. Here’s how to stay ahead of issues so you can avoid an ugly snowball effect.

Aug 28, 2020

How a small book publisher in Cumberland County became an international Success Story

“It has a lot to do with our business model, along with my knowledge of marketing and my experience with advertising and SEO,” he said. “By diving into all the tech, Sunbury Press was able to take off like a rocket.” said Lawrence Knorr, founder of Sunbury Press

Aug 26, 2020

Plans for a new New Cumberland are taking shape

The New Cumberland revitalization project that kicked off in October 2016 is continuing to take shape, though its momentum has been blunted by the pandemic. 

Aug 4, 2020

COVID-19 continues to drive strong sales at Weis Markets

With people still eating at home because of the COVID-19 pandemic, Weis Markets is reporting that dramatically higher sales are ongoing.

Jul 23, 2020

Second-hand thrift shop ReStore to open in York in the fall

Run by York Habitat for Humanity, the store will sell donated furniture, hardware items, tools, and other products for home renovations and maintenance. In keeping with Habitat’s “hand up, not a handout” mantra, the items will be sold for a lower cost than a standard department store.

Jul 23, 2020

Dollar General opens new store in York County

Dollar General recently opened a new store in York Township.

Jul 22, 2020

White Rose Restaurant Group ceases operations at all sites including White Rose, Rockfish

The White Rose Restaurant Group includes several notable downtown York destinations including White Rose Bar & Grill, Rockfish Public House, Valencia Ballroom and the White Rose at Bridgewater in York Township.