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The Iris Brown Townhomes, a WCRP community

Home Steady: Discovering new ways to house Pennsylvanians

In an effort to preserve affordable housing in a rapidly-changing city, the WCRP is tapping a fresh tool. The resulting Community Justice Land Trust aims to help Philadelphians realize the dream of home ownership.

Jen Mulero, bartender at 1947 Tavern

Drink Up: How Pittsburgh's best bartenders rose to the top

Steel City is flush with talented barkeeps who've perfected the art of the craft cocktail. Check out this insider's guide to some of the area's most storied mixologists. 

Rose Petals Cafe, after

UPDATE: Six months after launch, Philly's Kiva Zip loans are going strong

Entrepreneurial borrowers who need small loans to expand a business often hit a wall with traditional funding sources -- until now. 

A LifeAire unit

LifeAire Systems, LLC

This Lehigh Valley company has built an air filtration system that drastically increases success rates in the IVF laboratory. Now they're looking to take that technology into other sensitive spaces in the health care and life sciences sectors.
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Lee Batzel of Galaxy Brushes

Lee Batzel of Galaxy Brushes

City: Scranton

This Northeastern PA entrepreneur wanted to work for himself, so he found a niche in the energy industry.

Ray Glemser of Glemser Technologies Corp.

Ray Glemser of Glemser Technologies Corp.

City: Bethlehem

This entrepreneur fell hard for Bethlehem during his years of study at Lehigh University -- so he decided to build his company there.

Ron Belknap of ProtoCAM

Ron Belknap of ProtoCAM

City: Allentown

Even a devastating fire couldn't stop the growth of this high-tech ?3D printing outfit in the Lehigh Valley.

Tony Powell of Orbweaver Sourcing

Tony Powell of Orbweaver Sourcing

City: Bethlehem

This Lehigh Valley company is disrupting electronics manufacturing with its supply-chain management software.





City: Scranton
Industry: Business Services,Entrepreneurship,Investment - Northeast

Gecko Robotics LLC

City: Hermitage
Industry: Advanced Manufacturing and Materials,Design,Energy,Entrepreneurship,High Technology,Investment - Southwest

512 companies and growing.

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Lancaster and York, the "Red Rose City" and "White Rose City" respectively, are situated in the heart of Pennsylvania Dutch country, where pre-industrial Amish and Mennonite communities thrive alongside a diverse manufacturing-based economy that churns out everything from modern hydro-power water turbines to Harley-Davidson motorcycles to microwave electronics and mine-resistant armored vehicles for the U.S. Marine Corps.

The two cities sit amid the picturesque countryside of South Central Pennsylvania, where quality of life is improving through projects like York's Codorus Corridor, a 20-year plan to link developments along Codorus Creek in order to enhance their collective impact and create a dynamic, walkable waterfront.

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