Pennsylvania Business

Here’s when the first REI Co-op store in central Pa. will open

Last year REI Co-op announced it is opening its first store in the midstate. And less than a year later, now we know when the new store on the Carlisle Pike will open. REI Mechanicsburg will open the new 22,400-square-foot store at 10 a.m. Oct. 1 at the Silver Creek Plaza on the Pike shopping center. The company plans to hold a three-day grand opening event.
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CVS Health looking to fill 1,000 jobs in Pennsylvania

PITTSBURGH — CVS Health is looking to fill 25,000 jobs across the U.S., including 1,000 positions in Pennsylvania. The company is hosting a national career event Friday, Sept. 24. Most of the positions available in Pennsylvania are for full-time, part-time and temporary licensed pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, nurses and retail...

CVS Health is hiring over 1,000 job opening in Pennsylvania

CVS Health is hiring to fill 25,000 both clinical and retail jobs during a one-day national career event happening on Friday, September, 24. In Pennsylvania alone, there are over 1,000 jobs opening in the state. CVS Pharmacy is looking to hire full-time, part-time, temporarily licensed pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, as...

Pennsylvania Corn: Harvest Time Ailments

A favorable corn growing season has transitioned into a challenging ripening time in many parts of the Commonwealth. Rains and persistent humidity over the last month have created a great environment for pathogens, even in those fields that have received fungicide treatments. With the impending harvest speeding our way, it is a smart time to scout fields and find out if your corn has any surprises waiting for you.

PrimoHoagies Announces Nationwide Expansion with New Locations in the Mountain States and along the East Coast from Pennsylvania to Florida

Gourmet hoagie brand has its best year in 2020, achieves 21% revenue growth in 2021. September 20, 2021 // // WESTVILLE, N.J. - Hoagie-lovers rejoice: PrimoHoagies will be available west of the Mississippi for the first time ever, with five new franchise locations in Denver. The casual restaurant known for its gourmet hoagies with high-quality meats and cheeses piled high on freshly baked rolls announced today that it has signed 18 new franchise agreements to open locations across four states: Colorado, Florida, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. This momentum is a result of the company having its most successful year in 2020, and an increase in sales in 2021 of 21% year to date.
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CVS looking to hire 1K workers in Pa.

CVS is going on a nationwide hiring spree to fill 25,000 positions. 1,000 of those jobs are in Pennsylvania. The company will hold a one-day national virtual career event on Friday. The jobs in Pennsylvania are for full-time, part-time and temporary licensed pharmacists, trained pharmacy technicians, and nurses. Retail associate...

Pennsylvania town offers big incentive for people to fix homes

In an attempt to reverse decades of economic decay and attract investment, a city outside Pittsburgh is dangling a major incentive on its vacant homes. Monessen Mayor Matt Shorraw said his administration will wipe out back taxes on properties if a new owner commits to cleaning them up and renovating, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Some Pennsylvanians impacted by Hurricane Ida can apply for Temp. Disaster Unemployment

Dauphin County, PA — Pennsylvanians in Six Counties Impacted by Remnants of Hurricane Ida Can Apply for Temporary Disaster Unemployment Assistance. Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier announced Monday that Pennsylvanians who live or work in one of the six counties impacted by remnants of Hurricane Ida are now eligible to apply for temporary Disaster Unemployment Assistance.

Pennsylvania’s Unemployment Rate Down to 6.4 Percent in August

HARRISBURG, PA — The Pennsylvania Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) released its employment situation report for August 2021. Pennsylvania’s unemployment rate was down one-tenth of a percentage point over the month to 6.4 percent in August. July’s rate was revised down one-tenth to 6.5 percent. The U.S. rate fell two-tenths of a percentage point from July’s level to 5.2 percent. The commonwealth’s unemployment rate was 3.8 percentage points below its August 2020 level and the national rate was down 3.2 points over the year.

Ugg to open central Pa. pop-up store this week

Footwear retailer Ugg will be opening a pop-up store for the holiday shopping season in the midstate. The store will open at Tanger Outlets Lancaster on Friday. The holiday pop-up store will offer men’s and women’s boots, loungewear, robes, slippers, accessories and more. The 4,000 square-foot shop will be located...

200-Plus Wealthy Leaders from PA, Beyond Urge Congress to Pass Tax Hike

More than 200 high earners have written a letter urging Congress to raise taxes to help support social safety-net programs that would have a major impact on Pennsylvania. The $3.5 trillion budget plan unveiled by House Democrats would increase taxes on the country’s wealthiest to help fund the Biden administration’s Build Back Better agenda, which would lower costs on child care and health care, and also create jobs to tackle climate change.