From hotels to retailers and other companies, numerous businesses (and nonprofits) have opened or are set to open new locations in the region this year. Numerous car dealerships and hotels are being built in the midstate. A pet resort and a franchise that teaches kids how to make video games both opened last month. And numerous restaurants continue to open throughout the area. A Harbor Freight Tools store will open on the the West Shore. In addition, numerous retailers and other businesses have opened or will open new locations in the region as well. Here’s our latest list:Featured Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott MechanicsburgThe hotel held a groundbreaking ceremony at the end of May at 503 Winding Creek Blvd. in Silver Spring Township. Shaner Hotels will be breaking ground on the future Fairfield Inn & Suites Mechanicsburg at 503 Winding Creek Blvd. in Silver Spring Township. The 108-room hotel is expected to open during the third quarter of 2020. The planned … [Read more...] about New businesses in central Pa.
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State police said Wayne Weber, 24, of Franklin County is charged with rape and sexual assault involving a boy who was 12.Police said they began investigating after being contacted by a children’s advocacy organization.Police said the victim told officers Weber had invited the victim and his friend to go to an amusement park last April. The boys spent night before the amusement park visit at Weber’s home in the 2900 block of Constellation Drive in Greene Township, according to the arrest affidavit. The alleged sexual assault took place after the victim entered Weber’s bedroom and found him watching pornography on a computer, police said. … [Read more...] about Central Pa. man accused of sexually assaulting boy during sleepover
From hotels to retailers and other companies, numerous businesses (and nonprofits) have opened or are set to open new locations in the region this year. Giant Food just transformed a former grocery store into an e-commerce hub and the largest private company in central Pennsylvania, D&H Distributing announced its relocating its headquarters to Lower Paxton Township. And numerous hotels are planned for central Pennsylvania. In addition, numerous retailers and other businesses have opened or will open new locations in the region as well. Here’s our latest list:Featured Giant Food Stores e-commerce hubGiant Food Stores opened a new e-commerce hub in Lancaster at a former Giant store. The 38,000-square foot facility at 235 N. Reservoir St. is a first for the Carlisle-area chain, a combination grocery delivery center and curbside pickup spot. The new facility will expand Giant’s next-day delivery service to 40 percent more residents in the Lancaster area including Lititz, … [Read more...] about New businesses open in central Pa.: Outdoor food court, e-commerce hub, more
Tuesday November 20, 2018 10:04 AM The 2018 four-day season could challenge for a top-5 harvest year. Written by Pennsylvania Game Commission Harrisburg, Pa — Bear hunters started Pennsylvania's statewide four-day black bear season with a bang on the heels of one of the nastiest early winter storms the commonwealth has encountered in years. The first two days of bear season resulted in a harvest of 2,036 black bears, according to preliminary totals released by the Pennsylvania Game Commission. Saturday's total was 1,281; Monday's total was 341. Last fall, bear hunters took a preliminary harvest of 659 bears on the Saturday opener, which became a record-low harvest for what is by far the best harvest day of the annual four-day season. And although heavy snowfall might have impacted access to the more remote forested areas that bears inhabit, hunters found a way to reach them. This year's preliminary bear harvest positions the state for a bear harvest that could challenge … [Read more...] about Hunters put Pennsylvania on track for potential record black-bear harvest
Sunday September 30, 2018 10:27 PM Nine people, including four Alvernia University students, make cases for why you need to get invovled in the political process. What’s at stake? Registered voters will make choices about the following offices on ballots across Pennsylvania on Nov. 6: governor and lieutenant governor, one of our two U.S. Senate seats, half of the state Senate, all 203 seats in the Pennsylvania House of Representatives and 18 seats in the U.S. House of Representatives.How do I register?Online: Visit www.votespa.com and click “Register to Vote” on the left. (If you have a Pennsylvania driver’s license or PennDOT ID, have it handy.)In person: Berks County Election Services, 633 Court St., first floor (open Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.; phone: 610-478-6490, email: [email protected]); Chester County Voter Services, 601 Westtown Road, Suite 150, West Chester (open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; phone: 610-344-6410; email … [Read more...] about Why Berks County residents should register and vote