Category Archives: Manufacturing

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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Shutdown Showdown: BAE Systems tries to avoid a halt in Bradley production

The U.S. Army’s current funding plan calls for the Bradley Industrial Base — a network of 586 small businesses involved with production of BAE’s armored vehicles — to shut down for at least three years beginning in 2014. The story … Continue reading

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Already employed? Looking for a new job? Now might be the time to start.

If you haven’t heard yet, the national unemployment rate in February dropped from 7.9 percent to 7.7 percent. What does that mean? “That tells me that the economic recovery has been sustained,” said Cathy Dallas, vice president of JFC Temps. … Continue reading

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How will the sequester affect Pennsylvania? Check out this graphic.

Check out this cool graphic about how the sequester is expected to affect Pennsylvania? Among the companies listed is BAE Systems in West Manchester Township. Last week, Randy Coble, spokesman for the site, said the company expects to eliminate about … Continue reading

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