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Ephrata Review – Mulling the Mill

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 [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Economic Development Discussions, Latest-News|

LNP Column: New arrivals are nice, but expanding businesses power local economy

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 [...]

By | March 28th, 2017|Latest-News|

City on the Rise

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 [...]

By | March 15th, 2017|Latest-News|

LNP – Lancaster ranked happiest, healthiest place in PA and No. 28 in US

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 [...]

By | March 9th, 2017|Latest-News|

Governor Wolf Announces 350 New Jobs with Expansion of Eurofins Facility in Lancaster County

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 [...]

By | March 6th, 2017|Latest-News|

The Most Innovative Companies of 2017 by Sector

Tait  is among Fast Company's list of The Most Innovative Companies of 2017.  Featured under Live Events, Tait is recognized for its innovative production design that manufactures specialized equipment, including LED integrations, kinetic architecture, and stage rigging for film and TV, concert tours, and special events like the Olympics.   To see Fast Company's full [...]

By | February 21st, 2017|Latest-News, Uncategorized|

The Guardian – The tiny town that builds show-stopping sets for Beyonce, Kanye and Madonna

Every night during Taylor Swift’s 2015 world tour, the runway sticking out from the stage would take off and rotate like a propeller, carrying Swift and her dancers over the fans’ heads. At the 2016 Oscars, five glittering towers of statuettes loomed behind the host, like skittles made of crystals, then turned into video screens. [...]

By | February 10th, 2017|Latest-News|

LNP – Bulova building downtown slated for sleek $25-$30M makeover

A real estate developer with an established track record in Lancaster city plans to spend $25 million to $30 million to turn the blighted Bulova building in the heart of downtown into “a dynamic and fresh” mixed-use complex of offices, retail space and condominiums. The larger goal is for the transformation of 101 N. Queen [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Latest-News|

CPBJ: Pittsburgh developer plans mixed-use project in Lancaster City

A Pittsburgh-based developer is planning a mixed-used project designed to bring life back to a neglected corner of Queen Street in downtown Lancaster. Zamagias Properties is converting the former Bulova building at 101 N. Queen St. into a mix of retail, office and residential space. It plans to renovate more than 150,000 square feet of [...]

By | February 9th, 2017|Latest-News|

LNP – Rocky Springs to start $1.9M expansion and renovation this month

Since buying the Rocky Springs Entertainment Center nearly eight years ago, Fred and Sherry O’Neill have learned a lot the hard way. Initially, they were discovering the ins and outs of the bowling business, realizing it was far more complicated than they had imagined. More recently, the O’Neills were educating themselves on the best ways [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Latest-News|