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Manitowoc adds 80 jobs with crawler crane production

Jim Hook , jhook@publicopinionnews.com Published 2:22 p.m. ET May 26, 2017 SHADY GROVE – The Manitowoc factory in Franklin County will officially welcome crawler crane production at 1 p.m. on Wednesday with a flag raising. Manitowoc Co., a leading global maker of … Continue reading

Leg Up Farm shares vision for Franklin County therapy center

Jennifer Fitch May 11, 2017 Updated 1 hr ago   FAYETTEVILLE, Pa. — Twenty years ago, Louis Castriota dreamed he essentially would drop a comprehensive therapy center onto a York County, Pa., farm to help children with special needs and families such … Continue reading

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