From Easton to Altoona, our top five stories of 2019 were all about local, local, local. People wanted to read about cities and towns evolving, thinking big, and using existing assets to build a brighter future. Look forward to more of the same from Keystone Edge in 2020!
More commercial density is on the way for this charming town outside of Harrisburg. Neighbors & Smith is a boon for residents and the thriving small-business community, which has long been working towards more density and walkability.
Approximately 1.7 million in the state struggle with food insecurity. This holiday season, we shine a light on four Pennsylvanians who are working hard to alleviate that pain and build stronger communities.
Founded by a former Penn State football player, Pledge It is a sport-based crowdfunding platform that ties athletic performance to fundraising for charity. The company is growing fast and has already raised over $10 million for causes around the world.
From a runway rehab to new accommodations, this major transportation hub is getting a major upgrade. And the changes don't stop at the jetway — downtown Middletown is also on the rise thanks to streetscape improvements and a slate of new businesses.
Story Slams are spreading across Pennsylvania, giving everyone with something to say a platform to perform. These events are not only great for the creative community, but a huge boost to the businesses that host them.
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.