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JLG shutters Ohio plant; jobs due in Pennsylvania

Jim Hook , jhook@publicopinionnews.comPublished 4:44 p.m. ET Feb. 1, 2017 Updated 19 hours ago HAGERSTOWN, Md. – JLG Industries is closing its factory in Orrville, Ohio, and moving all North American telehandler manufacturing to its plants in Pennsylvania. The company on Jan. … Continue reading

Therapy center finds a place in Franklin County

Jim Hook , jhook@publicopinionnews.com Published 9:25 a.m. ET Jan. 26, 2017 CHAMBERSBURG – A nonprofit therapy center based in York County has found a place to build a center for children with special needs in Franklin County. Leg Up Farm has been working with the local community … Continue reading

Chambersburg company awarded $1.35M loan from development authority

Jennifer Fitch CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — A Chambersburg business that provides warehousing and transportation services was awarded a $1.35 million, low-interest loan Wednesday in an announcement from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development. The Franklin County Area Development Corp. … Continue reading

FCADC honors farm and industry

Jim Hook, jhook@publicopinionnews.com 6:03 p.m. EDT September 9, 2016 GREENCASTLE – A banker, a dairy farm and a 93-year-old family business were honored at the 30th annual Industry Appreciation Dinner. More than 460 people on Thursday attended the Franklin County Area … Continue reading

Relocation of Md. feed lab to bring more jobs: Cumberland Valley Analytical Services (CVAS) to move into the former Pacemaker Press building

Cumberland Valley Analytical Services, a feed lab serving the dairy industry, will relocate from Washington County, Maryland, to the former Pacemaker Press building, bringing 78 jobs to the Wharf Road Industrial Park in Washington Township. Posted Aug. 16, 2016 at … Continue reading