Ephrata Borough wants to hear residents’ ideas on possible ways to breathe new life into the old Wenger Feed Mill. Could it be a restaurant, an entertainment center, retail space, or something related to the Ephrata Rail Trail, which starts beneath the Wenger building between Main and Franklin streets? “We’re looking at this with an [...]
Happy 30th Birthday, EDC Finance! EDC Finance is celebrating its 30th year in business as an economic development financing entity since its formation in April 1987. Over the past three decades, EDC Finance worked with hundreds of businesses, developers, and farmers who have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in projects to strengthen Lancaster County’s economic position.
A few weeks ago, Gov. Tom Wolf announced the decision by Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, a global leader in pharmaceutical and food testing, to expand its already major presence in Upper Leacock Township. The company’s decision to invest in its operations here — both buildings and workforce — is worth repeating and celebrating, not just because [...]
Smart Health Innovation Lab, a new health care technology center, has announced plans to open this summer in downtown Lancaster. The innovation lab is set to be the only facility of its kind in Central Pennsylvania, where technology innovators, an insurance company, and a health system will offer companies an efficient path to test health [...]
It’s Friday night and the Horse Inn is packed. There’s a wait for a table in the main dining room and the front bar is filled with pairs of diners and drinkers sipping on craft cocktails — perhaps a “Call to Arms” (Rittenhouse rye, Zaya rum, ruby port, boiled cider, pressed lime, Angostura) or a [...]
EDC Welcomes New Board Members The EDC Board of Directors elected three new members to its ranks at its December meeting: Bret Lieberman, Vice President of New Holland North America, CNH Industrial; Kendra D. McGuire, Member in Charge of the Lancaster Office, McNees Wallace & Nurick LLC; and Susan L. Washburn, founding principal of Washburn & McGoldrick Inc. and Chair of the Board of Trustees of Franklin & Marshall College.
Lancaster County is in the top 30 of America's healthiest and happiest places, according to a new ranking. And it is ranked No. 1 in Pennsylvania. The good marks feel about right to Ron Greenawalt, 68. “I think we’re happy,” said the sales manager from East Hempfield Township. “I think that goes back to our [...]
New Yorkers looking for a weekend getaway alternative to the Hamptons or Hudson Valley this spring can dial it down by taking a three-hour train ride from Penn Station to Lancaster, Pennsylvania. There’s a lot more to the laid-back, culturally diverse city than its main tourism draws — handmade Amish goods and outlet shopping. There’s [...]
Harrisburg, PA – Governor Tom Wolf announced today that Eurofins Lancaster Laboratories, Inc. (Eurofins), a provider of analytical testing services to the bio/pharmaceutical, food, environmental, and medical device industries, will substantially expand the laboratory facility at its existing campus in Lancaster County and create 350 new, full-time jobs and retain 1,500 existing positions “I am [...]