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Genesis Birth Services offers accessible family planning

Founded by Gerria Coffee, Genesis Birth Services offers doula support, childbirth education and lactation support for women who are pregnant, are considering or have given birth. Because she offers doula services, Coffee said she is able to reach families very early in their pregnancy. ...

Senior care affected by work shortage

LEWISBURG — The leader of an agency dedicated to helping seniors asked for help on Tuesday with now-common problem. Holly Kyle, Union-Snyder Area Agency on Aging (USAAA) executive director, told Union County commissioners that the shortage of direct care workers was having a serious ...

Report: Little has changed at casinos when it comes to worker diversity

A new report from state regulators shows that ethnic diversity among employees at Pennsylvania casinos hasn’t changed much in recent years. According to a report from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the majority of employees across the state’s 16 licensed casinos are white, ...

Logistics lag behind consumer demand ahead of holiday shopping

Shortages in supplies and labor combined with congested delivery lines and swelling shipping costs make for an uncertain retail market ahead of the winter holiday shopping period. Bucknell University’s Jimmy Chen, associate professor of analytics and operations management, said shoppers ...

Corporate partner donates industrial robot to Penn College

About 50 Pennsylvania College of Technology engineering and electronics students per year will benefit from a recent addition to their state-of-the-art facilities, courtesy of Elsner Engineering Works Inc. The third-generation family owned and operated company donated a decommissioned Fanuc ...