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Business

Hope Enterprises appoints new chair of board of directors

Hope Enterprises, Inc., a non-profit provider of services for people with intellectual disabilities in Lycoming, Clinton, Northumberland, Sullivan, Columbia, Montour, Snyder and Union counties, has named Michael P. Barclay as chair of its board of directors in July. In his role, Barclay will ...

Lycoming Candy looks to satisfy even the sweetest of teeth

Lycoming Candy, located at 24 Liberty Lane on the golden strip, had their grand opening on Tuesday. The new candy store provides a large selection of sweet treats, including 48 jelly belly flavors, fine chocolates, an assortment of over 320 dried fruits, nuts, gummies, hard candy and ...

Williamsport unemployment rate remains consistent

The unemployment rate in Williamsport remained consistent from May to June, which is consistent in comparison to a statewide decline and national rise by a tenth of a percent each. However, from May to June of this year, the Williamsport Metropolitan Statistical Area experienced a growth in ...

Free virtual job-skills training program to be expanded statewide

After 20 years in retail ended with a layoff from a Lancaster craft-supplies store, Shawn Gollatz felt it was time to reconsider his career path. “I did a lot of soul searching,” said Gollatz, 40, of Millersville, before deciding to make a drastic change from retail to another industry ...

Beech Creek business earns Charles Bryant Award

INDIANAPOLIS — Redmond’s Complete Comfort of Beech Creek was named one of three 2021 Charles Bryant Award winners. The Charles Bryant Award, named for the company’s founder, recognizes loyal Bryant Factory Authorized Dealers (FAD) that epitomize the characteristics of Charles Bryant, ...

Small farms thriving amidst pandemic reopenings

While some local farms and agribusinesses are still adapting to the ever-changing pandemic, some of those businesses have been thriving with the interest in home cooking increasing again. “The pandemic didn’t affect the bees,” said Brenda Aucker, owner of Aucker’s Apiary. “(As ...