Author: James Mentzer
May 27

Gear up with these #MadeInPA masks

Welcome to the new fashion frontier. Buy a #MadeinPA face mask to protect yourself and the people around you, while also supporting a local business. An added bonus: Many of these makers are also contributing masks or dollars to worthy causes in their communities.

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Dec 17

Pennsylvania's unexpected arts mecca

Cities don't have a monopoly on art and design. In fact, bucolic Bucks County is a treasure trove of boutique museums, art galleries, and cultural sites. Learn more about an area once dubbed "the Genius Belt" for its concentration of creative titans.

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Apr 11

Pennsylvania's music festivals strike a chord

Festivals and concerts provide a huge economic boost to urban areas and rural regions alike by creating jobs, drawing tourists, and supporting local businesses. Keep that in mind this summer when you're purchasing a ticket or snagging something from the merch table.

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Nov 8

A sunny forecast for AccuWeather, an iconic PA company

Founder Joel Myers has been obsessed with the weather since he was a young boy growing up in Philadelphia. He followed his passion and built an international brand that provides information to tens of thousands of corporate clients along with those who simply need to know if they should pack an umbrella.

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Oct 4

Getting hands-on in Hanover

A groundbreaking program at Hanover High School gives students the inspiration and experience they need to step right into real-world careers in manufacturing. It's a holistic approach to vocational education, and one state officials are hoping can be replicated across Pennsylvania.

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Jan 30

Going green for the Capital Region's waterways

Slated to be incorporated over the next 20 to 50 years at a cost of at least $100 million, an expansive new program aims to reduce the amount of runoff and sewage that ends up in Harrisburg's waterways. Similar initiatives have also been shown to improve quality of life and raise property values.

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Nov 14

From downsized to supersized in Franklin County

When downsizing threatened the Letterkenny Army Depot, an essential institution in Franklin County, the community rallied. Determined not to lose a major employer without a fight, local economic development and county government officials sprang into action, making moves that are still paying dividends 20 years later.

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Aug 23

On the Way To... Happy Valley

If you're catching any Penn State football this fall, here some exciting things to see and do beyond the gridiron, from natural wonders to inspiring museums and charming small towns.

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