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New Cumberland: Old Town, New Energy

Sitting across the Susquehanna River from Pennsylvania’s capital is the energized town of New Cumberland, which offers amenities like parks, shops, restaurants, and a cultural arts theatre. There is a …

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Carlisle: Honoring the Past, Growing for the Future

Small businesses are the backbone of a thriving economy, and they play a crucial role in creating jobs and contributing to the growth of local communities. Opening a local business …

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Top Industries in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania has long been considered a predominantly agricultural state, but it has grown into an industrially diverse economy, with business and growth opportunities available in different industries. Some of the state’s …

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A Guide to Choosing a New Business Location

Choosing a new business location can be an exciting process. Whether you want to open a new restaurant in a nearby town or you plan to open your own boutique …

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CAEDC Welcomes New Businesses to Cumberland Valley

In the first quarter of 2023, CAEDC welcomed these new businesses to Cumberland Valley. The combination of local businesses and chains testifies to the region’s continued economic growth and reflects …

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6 Leadership Strategies to Enhance Employee Experience

Are you a business owner looking to improve your leadership skills to enhance your business' culture and employee experience? As a new or seasoned business owner, you're probably well aware …

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Women’s History Month: Cumberland Valley Profiles, Part 4

As Women’s History Month 2023 comes to a conclusion, let us not forget the importance of learning from each other. There is power in sharing stories – the power to …

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Women’s History Month: Cumberland Valley Profiles, Part 3

This week we continue celebrating Women’s History Month by sharing profiles of female leadership in the region. In this week’s third installment, the women offer their thoughts on the importance …

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Women’s History Month: Cumberland Valley Profiles, Part 2

“As society sees what women can do, as women see what women can do, there will be more women out there doing things, and we’ll all be better off for …

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Women’s History Month: Cumberland Valley Profiles, Part I

Since 1987 Women’s History Month has celebrated the accomplishments of women in history, culture, and society. Each week during March, CAEDC will highlight the achievements of a few women in …

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