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Carlisle project awarded for economic development

HARRISBURG - A Carlisle project was among the 10 submitted by Pennsylvania that helped the state earn a Silver Shovel Award for excellence in state economic development. Gov. Tom Corbett …

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South Middleton Township supervisors lend support to connector road funding

South Middleton Township supervisors have lent their support to a developer's application for $3 million in state grant funding for a connector between York and Trindle roads. By a 5-0 …

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Pennsylvania earns second straight ‘Silver Shovel’ for development

Four midstate projects helped Pennsylvania earn a second straight "Silver Shovel" award from Area Development magazine for its 2013 economic development efforts, Gov. Tom Corbett announced today. Pennsylvania was one …

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Hotel Industry Looks At Growth in 2014 and 2015

U.S. hotel occupancy rates are projected to grow about 2 percent through 2015, while room rates should increase by 8.5 percent over the two-year span, according to a recent forecast …

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Proctor & Gamble Center Begins Hiring 1,000 Workers

SHIPPENSBURG, Pa. - Hiring has started for a Procter & Gamble distribution center expected to employ almost 1,000 people when it opens in the fall. The 1.7 million-square-foot warehouse on …

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Georgia Pacific Selects Cumberland County Location for Distribution Facility

Cumberland County officials say Georgia Pacific, maker of pulp and paper products, has selected a site outside Shippensburg for a new distribution facility. The company considered two sites for a …

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Appalachian Brewing Company opening in Silver Spring Township

The taps are about to be turned on at the newest Appalachian Brewing Co. with Purist Pale Ale, Jolly Scott and Hoppy Trails. The seventh brewpub in the growing Appalachian …

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CAEDC Membership Plan Off To Strong Start

Cumberland Area Economic Development Corp.'s plan to sell "memberships" in a bid to become financially independent is off to a strong start, an official said. On March 1, CAEDC created …

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Sky Zone to hire at least 80 for Cumberland County trampoline park

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park, a chain of family entertainment centers, wants to hire more than 80 people for its new park in Hampden Township. Set to open July 9, …

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Warehouse Jobs Continue To Grow

Warehousing and storage facility jobs made up more than 4 percent of all employment in Cumberland County last year, with those jobs paying an average of $8 more a week …

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