Business in the age of Covid-19

Despite the challenges posed by a crisis that will leave a deep scar on the economy, companies are finding ways to keep operations going and their spirits up. 

BizNewsPA also is keeping tabs here on Paycheck Protection lending by Central Pennsylvania lenders.

If you would like to share your company’s story of resilience and adaptation, please email BizNewsPA@gmail.com.  

Law firm program gives Black entrepreneurs a legal leg up

Jabron Taylor wanted to tempt local taste buds with something new. Inspired by the 2019 chicken war between Popeyes and Chick-fil-A, Taylor settled on a recipe based on the Nashville hot chicken sandwich, the signature dish of America’s country music capital but a rarity in Central Pennsylvania. Since November 2019, he and several partners have …

A $195M wish list for Central Pennsylvania

Every year, developers and local officials around Pennsylvania ask for funding from a state program called the Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program, or RACP. Last year, projects in Cumberland, Dauphin, Lancaster, Lebanon and York counties took home more than $39 million. But grants are not guaranteed. The program is competitive and many projects walk away empty-handed. …

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