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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Marshmallow Hike at Rocky Ridge County Park on Wednesday, Dec. 27, 2017, from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and on Friday, Dec. 29, 2017, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Meet at Pheasant Pavilion in the Hidden Laurel Picnic area.       Come out for a crisp, mid-holiday stroll through the woods to search for gifts from Mother Nature. ...read more
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Tuesday, December 12, 2017
The York County Department of Parks and Recreation will host a Christmas bird count for kids at Nixon County Park on Thursday, Dec. 28, from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.    Children ages 8 and up will join a birding mentor from York Audubon Society to participate in the annual Christmas count. Mentors will hike with teams, explain binoculars, help identify birds and submit the finds to eBird. Children ...read more
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Thursday, December 07, 2017
YORK, PA – RKL LLP today announced that D. Hunter Mink, CPA, CCIFP®, will be admitted to the firm’s partnership, effective January 1, 2018.   “Hunter’s admittance to the RKL partnership is a testament to the strategic guidance he provides to clients, the role he’s played in the firm’s continued success and the positive impact he makes on our community,” said Edward W. Monborne, RKL ...read more
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Thursday, December 07, 2017
Employee Benefits Firm Honored as the Business of the Year Winner at 14th annual Central Penn event  Harrisburg, PA – Conrad SiegelActuaries, delivering comprehensive employee benefits services, has been selected by the Central Penn Business Journal as the 2017 Business of the Year (101 + employees).   The 14th annual Business of the Year Awards honor businesses that have gone above and beyond ...read more
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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
YORK, Pa.  – For the fourth consecutive year, McConkey Insurance & Benefits made the prestigious list of Best Places to Work in PA, sponsored by Team Pennsylvania Foundation, the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development, the Pennsylvania State Council of the Society for Human Resource Management, and the Central Penn Business Journal.  At the awards banquet held on Thursday, ...read more
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Wednesday, December 06, 2017
YORK, Pa. – Nearly 300 graduates will receive degrees from York College at the Dec. 20 winter commencement ceremony. The ceremony will begin at 10:15 a.m. in the Grumbacher Sport and Fitness Center’s M&T Field House.   Alumnus and global business leader Shane Skinner will offer the address. Associate Professor of Biology Bridgette Hagerty, the inaugural recipient of the York College Presidential ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
YORK, Pa.– McConkey Insurance & Benefits is proud to announce that Jen Schwarz recently joined the team as Marketing Communications Coordinator.   A York County native, Jen earned her B.S. in Speech Communication-Public Relations from Millersville University of PA. With a background in marketing and communications, her areas of expertise include public relations, digital marketing and ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Social media gives small businesses an interactive way to connect with prospects and customers, yet many businesses still struggle with building relationships via the platforms they’re using. They fail to make their brands “human” on social media.   According to nationally known social media professional, Rachel Strella of Strella Social Media, “People relate more to other people than to a logo ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Martin Library is seeking submissions for up to 50 pieces of art for its Spring ART in mARTin event. This season’s gallery theme is “York County”.  A public art reception will take place in early April and art will be displayed through May.    Artists may submit four original pieces of 2-D or 3-D artwork. Artwork must be wired for hanging (no saw tooth hangers) with a maximum frame size of ...read more
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Tuesday, December 05, 2017
YORK, Pa. – Bold Creative Media, LLC is telling the stories of York County companies and organizations, and the international marketing world is taking notice. Bold Creative Media received six MarCom Awards from the Association of Marketing and Communications Professionals (ACMP) for their video creations. “We take a tremendous amount of pride in pushing for the best results for our clients, ...read more
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Monday, December 04, 2017
YORK, PA – BENNETT WILLIAMS COMMERCIAL —one of the largest third-party, commercial real estate firms in Central Pennsylvania—has arranged the sale/lease of the following transactions:  Leases:   2,500 SF retail space at Wheatland Shopping Center, 1767 Columbia Ave., East Hempfield Township, Lancaster County, PA. Ace of Vapes, LLC dba Ace of Vapes leased the property from Nico Wheatland, LLC. ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
Ruman Concludes WOYK Play-by-Play Career After 19 Seasons, Nearly 1,000 Games (York, Pa.) — Longtime WOYK high school football and basketball play-by-play announcer Ron Ruman has retired from his position as the voice of York-Adams League sports, the station announced today. Ruman concludes his play-by-play career on WOYK after 18 seasons and well over 900 games. “WOYK would not be where it ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
New Cumberland, PA –  Civil Air Patrol Squadron 302 and Skyport Aviation announced the signing of a lease agreement providing additional space allowing the local Civil Air Patrol squadron to expand its mission capabilities and public outreach. The lease agreement provides access to several offices, conference rooms as well as a radio room which will become a mission operations center for the ...read more
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Friday, December 01, 2017
Harrisburg, PA – Today, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) Deputy Secretary Carol Kilko joined Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Deputy Secretary Eileen Cipriani and Hanover Chamber President Gary Laird in the Capitol Media Center to unveil the components of Governor Tom Wolf’s new pre-apprenticeship and apprenticeship program. The new program, housed at DCED, will enable ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
Bailey Coach and Travel Time Travel will again offer a package trip to South Central Pennsylvania Penn State fans.   The trip includes:   Roundtrip airfare from Harrisburg Transfers during the bowl game Penn State Pep Rally Hotel accommodations Ticket for the Penn State Bowl Game   Bailey Coach and Travel time have over 70 people preregistered to receive travel information when it is ...read more
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Thursday, November 30, 2017
York County's tourism industry to gather with focus on the future YORK, PA – The York County Convention & Visitors Bureau will host its 15th Annual York County Tourism Industry Event at Wyndridge Farm on December 7, with Emmy Award winner Peter Greenberg set to deliver the keynote address for the annual celebration. The travel editor for CBS News, Greenberg will return to York County just six ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
According to Hubspot, B2B marketers who use blogs receive 67% more leads than those who do not. Also noteworthy: companies who blog, providing relevant content, receive 97% more links to their websites due to others sharing it.   That’s rather strong incentive to start and maintain a blog for your business, no?   Blogging is an important part of a small business content marketing strategy and ...read more
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Wednesday, November 29, 2017
York, PA – rabbittransit has partnered with the Appell Center for the Performing Arts and the York County Area Agency on Aging to provide transportation for an event known as Popcorn Plus+ to benefit area seniors.Popcorn Plus+ will present the film  “La La Land” to be hosted at the Capitol Theatre on Thursday, December 7. A unique aspect to Popcorn Plus+ is that York County seniors will enjoy a ...read more
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Revolution Outfielder Inks contract for 2018 Season (York, Pa.) — Outfielder Jared Mitchell, a key member of the 2016 York Revolution playoff club and the 2017 championship squad, has signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds for the 2018 season, the Revolution announced today. Mitchell starred during his two seasons in York, combining to bat .291 with 22 home runs and 50 steals, ...read more
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
YORK, Pa. – Connecting alumni, students, parents and friends one city at a time on a tour they’ve dubbed SpartaNation, 13 current York College students -- also known as the YCP Road Crew -- and three staff members will head out in a van on Jan. 3 and travel over the course of three weeks to seven cities, including New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., and Baltimore. Along the way, they ...read more
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
(YORK COUNTY) - A donation drive for members of the military who are serving overseas took place during October & November at both U-Stor-It locations in York & Dallastown, Pennsylvania. In addition to items donated by the community and customers, students from Roundtown & Sinking Springs Elementary Schools in the Central York School Districts wrote in letters to the military members as well. ...read more
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Tuesday, November 28, 2017
Providence Engineering Corporation is pleased to announce that Eric Alwine has joined the firm as Project Manager working in our York, PA office location. Eric is a 2006 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a Master of Architectural Engineering degree. Previously with Carney Engineering Group, Eric brings more than 11 years of experience to the Providence team in structural design ...read more
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Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The Urban Entrepreneur Initiative has begun a survey of York City residents’ neighborhood business needs. Co-sponsored by Susquehanna SCORE and Crispus Attucks, the UEI and its survey are funded by a grant from the York County Community Foundation.   The result of the survey will be a “hot list” of new small businesses preferred by residents of City neighborhoods. The UEI will then train, select ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Central PA – Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is pleased to announce the following:  Central Penn Business Journal’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies Awards Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) was the presenting sponsor of the Central Penn Business Journal’s Top 50 Fastest Growing Companies awards program. The awards breakfast, which took place on September 25 at the ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
Kevin Fox has joined the Financial Services team at Herbert, Rowland & Grubic, Inc. (HRG). As a financial services team leader, Fox will develop financing strategies and assist clients with capital improvement project planning.  He will also perform construction monitoring and construction control review to ensure that projects are financially viable and in compliance with funding program ...read more
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Monday, November 20, 2017
YORK, PA. — As part of its yearlong Give BIG, Give Back campaign, Business Information Group (BIG), a leading IT consulting firm based in York, Pennsylvania, is collecting items for Camp Dragonfly and the Carolyn Croxton Slane Residence, two programs of Hospice of Central Pennsylvania.   Hospice of Central Pennsylvania provides support for individuals and families who are coping with any type of ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Atlantic League Champion York Revolution Announces Holiday Offers and Events (York, Pa.) — While the calendar says it’s the season of doomed turkeys and endless carols, the York Revolution is already looking ahead to the 2018 baseball season and the defense of its Atlantic League Championship. Team officials announced today reasons they said area fans – and their wallets – will find more wins ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
YORK, Pa. – Dorothy and Armand Gladfelter enjoyed the cultural offerings of York College, and they were impressed with the positive impact it had on the lives of many of their York County friends. Through a bequest following their deaths, the couple has provided more than $3.2 million to fund scholarships for York County students to attend the College.   “Gifts like the Gladfelter Scholarship ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
York, Pa.  — The YMCA of York and York County announced that they will now be offering Southern Community Services (SCS) at its Southern Branch location at 100 Constitution Avenue in Shrewsbury, Pennsylvania, effective Nov. 1. The Southern Branch takes over SCS from Penn-Mar Human Services, who formerly hosted the services at 44 S. Main Street.    “One of the YMCA’s three areas of focus is ...read more
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Friday, November 17, 2017
Visual Impact Group, a full-service marketing and advertising firm, is pleased to welcome Mike Betz as Director of Accounts, for the Harrisburg Region. Betz comes to VIG with more than 25 years of corporate management, sales, and business consulting experience. Betz’s broad background ranges from small businesses to the Fortune 500, with considerable experience in the Harrisburg market.  “I’m ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
York County Libraries President Robert F. Lambert receives a check for $6,282 from The Harley-Davidson York Vehicle Operations in support of Martin Library’s Teen Forum.  The generous contribution supports teen programming at the library including the annual Youth Empowerment Summit, which introduces York County high school students to a variety of career possibilities.  The ongoing support of ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Harrisburg, PA, - Alexander Building Construction Co., as part of The Butz Family of Companies, is pleased to announce the hiring of Justin Wingenfield as project manager.   Wingenfield has a Bachelor of Architectural Engineering degree from The Pennsylvania State University with an emphasis on Construction Management. He is OSHA 30 Certified and an Engineer in Training (EIT). He has more than 8 ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
HANOVER, Pa. –  The Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce hosted an event on Nov. 15 to celebrate Hanover-area workforce partnerships and the new Chamber apprenticeship program.   The purpose of the event was to showcase facilities in Hanover-area schools that prepare students for careers as they enter the workforce, while also providing employers with information for shadowing and apprenticeships in ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
Back for the second straight year, the event will bring up to 2,200 athletes and spectators to townYORK, PA –The Tim Weaver Battlefield Invitational is returning to York County for the second year in a row, with the regional gymnastics competition expected to bring thousands of youth athletes and spectators to the area this week.   The gymnastics competition runs Friday through Sunday at the ...read more
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Thursday, November 16, 2017
YORK, Pa. — YTI Career Institute is proud to announce that Adrienne Scott, Vice President of Operations and Education at the school’s York campus, was appointed to the board of directors for the Pennsylvania Association of Private School Administrators (PAPSA). The board of directors is comprised of education leaders across the state who share a commitment to the goals and objectives of ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Four cigarettes will pay for rabbittransit bus fare during national day encouraging tobacco-free living   WellSpan Health and rabbittransit are teaming up for the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout – a national event observed tomorrow that encourages tobacco-free living.   To promote tobacco cessation across York County, all rabbittransit drivers will accept four unused ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
ROCK Commercial Real Estate Brokers 2331 E. Market Street Transaction YORK, PENNSYLVANIA – ROCK Commercial Real Estate, an industry leader in South Central Pennsylvania, announced today that BeBalanced has signed a lease for 1,950 square feet at 2331 E. Market Street in York.  The building, owned by Barbara Elliott, is a two-story, 15,000-square-foot, multi-tenant retail/office plaza on York's ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
York County will host the Games in 2019, 2020 and 2021 with an eye on a long-term arrangementYORK, PA – Special Olympics Pennsylvania will bring its new Indoor Winter Games to York County starting in March 2019, with hundreds of athletes expected to showcase the power of the human spirit and the joy of sports during two days of exciting competition.   The Indoor Winter Games will feature floor ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Forty two individuals representing a variety of businesses and nonprofit organizations throughout York County kicked off the 40th Leadership Training Program (LTP) class this fall with a weekend retreat (picture). LTP is a nine-month, experiential leadership development program that prepares participants to get involved in the community and make a difference. Throughout the year, the class learns ...read more
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Wednesday, November 15, 2017
York, PA – rabbittransit will offer a vehicle to “Stuff the Bus” for a Fall Food Drive to benefit LifePath Christian Ministries (formerly the York Rescue Mission). LifePath’s goal is to collect 100,000 pounds of donated food to support its ministries in the coming year.               A rabbittransit bus will be available on Friday, November 17, and Saturday, November 18, at the Giant Food Stores ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Toluca Lake, CA (October 2017) — ENX Magazine and ENX The Week In Imaging announced that Quality Copy Products, Inc. DBA Quality Digital Office Technology has been selected as a 2017 Elite Dealer. This annual Who’s Who of the office technology dealer community, which has been bestowed upon the industry’s leaders since 1988, will be featured in the December issue of ENX Magazine. The 100-plus 2017 ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
As a small business owner, differentiating your company from your competition is essential. Naturally, your business name, tagline, product names, logo, etc. play a big part in that.   Because they establish your business’s identity, you don’t want another business stealing the specific words and symbols you use to represent your company.   According to SCORE mentor and retired IP Attorney ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
Kehr to Lead Business Development Efforts in Eastern Pennsylvania Amidst Employee Benefit Firm’s Continued Expansion Harrisburg, PA – Conrad SiegelActuaries, delivering comprehensive employee benefits services, has brought on Jim Kehr as Director of Business Development.   Kehr will lead business development efforts across all lines of business, building strategic partnerships that align ...read more
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Tuesday, November 14, 2017
​WellSpan Health physicians, leaders and staff today joined with community members to officially break ground on the new, 80,000-square-foot WellSpan Hanover Health Center project in Penn Township, York County.   “This is more than just a groundbreaking ceremony; it’s a celebration,” said Kevin Mosser, M.D., president and chief executive officer of WellSpan Health. “Because this is an important ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
Local Business Owner, Coach Assumes Leadership Of City-Owned Non-Profit Facility (York, Pa.) — The York Ice Arena announced today the hiring of Mark Skehan as General Manager. The long-time York City resident today completed his first week at the helm of the 16-year-old non-profit facility owned by the City of York and managed by the York Revolution. Skehan operated his family-owned Dressel ...read more
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Monday, November 13, 2017
YORK, Pa. – York College will host an Understanding College event series to provide answers to the big questions college-bound students are asking. These evening events are designed for all students, regardless of whether York College is on the list of colleges they are considering.   While participants are not required to attend all three events, they are encouraged to attend as many as ...read more
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Wednesday, November 02, 2016
YORK, PA – York County Industrial Development Authority (YCIDA) announces the selection of local, York-based firm, Nutec Group to provide the architectural and engineering design for the Yorktowne Property renovation. “For several months the YCIDA has been interviewing and reviewing qualifications of local architects. This was not an easy choice – we are blessed to have so many talented designers ...read more
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