Category Archives: Manufacturing

More from Wednesday night’s Manufacturers’ Association meeting

Penn State head football coach James Franklin roused the audience Wednesday night with his talk at The Manufacturers’ Association’s 109 annual meeting. But Franklin’s rah-rah appearance wasn’t the only news from the event at the Pullo Center at Penn State’s … Continue reading

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A creative job-seeker

Employers prize out-of-the-box thinkers, so you’ve got to hand it to Blake Stough for being creative when it comes to finding a job. The 41-year-old Spring Grove resident posted on Facebook earlier this week that he’d be at a table … Continue reading

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Manufacturers’ Association interim director wants to help publicize the group

I had a chance to catch up by phone the other day with Jack Bardol, the Manufacturers’ Association’s interim executive director. Bardol made it clear he’s not looking to take the job on a permanent basis. Bardol, 58, already has … Continue reading

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Made In York: Things you didn’t know were made here

Yuengling makes ice cream. Well, now they do. A branch of the beer-making family is bringing back the tradition this year. It ended in the 1980s. The Yuengling name first became associated with ice cream in 1920 — which I’m … Continue reading

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Harley-Davidson’s York plant recognized by IndustryWeek as one of 2013’s “Best Plants”

Harley-Davidson’s York County operations was recently recognized by IndustryWeek as one of its 2013 “Best Plants.” Why? According to the publication, “New Factory York” meets the challenge of operational excellence and keeps pushing for more.

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Have you worked as a Harley casual? Tell us about it.

Are you looking for work? I hear Harley is hiring. If you’re out of work, this sounds like the perfect opportunity. I mean, $16.75 to $23.30 per hour? That’s no chump change. The higher range of that is about $48,000 … Continue reading

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No, that’s not the government spying on you. It’s an Amazon drone.

Jeff Bezos’ vision of the future involves Amazon drones taking off from company fulfillment centers and landing at your doorstep less than 30 minutes later. York County is home to one of those centers in Fairview Township. In the drone’s … Continue reading

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Would you eat at a restaurant that failed its health inspection?

Last week, a food sanitarian temporarily closed the Glen Grille, a restaurant at Regents’ Glen Country Club in Spring Garden Township. The state cleared the restaurant to open the next day after an exterminator treated the eatery. Like any other … Continue reading

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York Wallcoverings owners’ Rehoboth Beach house featured in ‘Better Homes and Gardens’

  WARNING: This beach house will make you extremely jealous. It. Is. Beautiful — so beautiful, in fact, that Better Homes and Gardens featured the space in this summer’s issue. The Rehobeth Beach home of Carl and Brenda Vizzi is … Continue reading

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Utz in a name: What is your favorite potato chip?

I love chips. Fact: After I wrote my story about the newly named Utz Arena, I waddled down to the grocery store to purchase questionable carryout sushi and a bag of No Salt Added Bar-B-Q goodness. I was tempted by the unsalted pretzels. Utz … Continue reading

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