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Carlisle Ranks in “The 5 Best Cities for Green Living” in PA

Livability recently ranked Carlisle as one of the top 5 best cities for green living in Pennsylvania. They noted that the state's leaders, residents, businesses, and higher education institutions-- from …

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How Small Businesses Impact Their Communities

Small and local businesses have more community impact than on their designated once-a-year Small Business Saturday awareness events. The ability to reflect a community's character and interact with their neighbors …

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CAEDC Welcomes Three New Board Members

On Tuesday, September 20, 2022, the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation (CAEDC) added three new members to its Board of Directors. The three new members of the CAEDC Board include Don …

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Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP) Funding Now Open; CAEDC Can Assist

On Monday, the Governor’s Office announced a new window for RACP applications, which will be open until August 19, 2022. What is the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP)? The RACP is a …

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Cumberland County’s Farmland Preservation Program Achieves Milestone

With the recent addition of 187 acres of preserved farmland in Silver Spring Township, Cumberland County's Farmland Preservation Program surpassed 200 farms preserved since the program’s inception in 1989. With …

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Importance of Tourism to Local Economies

A thriving local economy facilitates opportunities for residents to live happier, more comfortable lives. But every region needs a little assistance to reach its full potential. Communities rely on neighboring …

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CAEDC Welcomes New Businesses to Cumberland Valley

In the second quarter of 2022, CAEDC welcomed these new businesses to Cumberland Valley. The combination of local businesses testifies to the region’s continued economic growth and reflects why Cumberland …

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Five Cumberland County Projects Receive Grant Money

Recently, the Governor’s Office announced a series of grant funding that will support organizations and projects in Cumberland County. The first set of grant funding came from RACP (Redevelopment Assistance Capital …

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Renovated West Shore Theatre Re-Opens in New Cumberland

After a four-year closure, the West Shore Theatre in New Cumberland celebrated its re-opening with an open house on May 7, 2022. Held in conjunction with New Cumberland Community Day, …

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Cumberland Valley’s Outdoor Recreation Assets Important to Economy & Quality of Life

The COVID-19 pandemic highlighted the significance of outdoor recreation to our health and well-being while also shining a light on the complex interconnectedness of outdoor recreation to land and natural …

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