Recent Articles from Trevor Fitzpatrick
Pennsylvania American Water buys Royersford Borough system for $13M
Pennsylvania American Water, headquartered in Hershey, has completed the purchase of the wastewater system assets of Royersford Borough, Montgomery County.
A new crop in Pennsylvania: Warehouses
Huge facilities have sprouted up in and around the Lehigh Valley, fueled by the astonishing growth of e-commerce. Some residents say the area’s landscape and long-term economic health could be threatened.
Ford: Electric vehicles to be 40% of global sales by 2030
Ford expects 40% of its global sales to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030 as it adds billions to what it’s spending to develop them.
StarKist plans to move headquarters from Pa. to Virginia
StarKist Co. has announced plans to move its corporate headquarters from Pittsburgh to Virginia next year.
Act 131 brings changes to PennDOT’s commercial driver’s licensing
It’s now a bit easier to become a commercial truck driver in Pennsylvania, but it’s hopefully going to be more difficult for those engaged in human trafficking.
Stress, burnout and retirement are depleting nursing’s ranks, including the instructors needed to train their replacements
“Physically, psychologically, it was too much,” Grab said, adding that a lot of nurses left the field in the past year. “Unfortunately, there are not enough nurses in the pipeline to fill those spots.”
Small-business owners are scoring dream spots in the most cutthroat market
Eli Sussman never imagined he would be able to open a restaurant at 30 Rock — the heart of Manhattan and the location of Tina Fey's sitcom by the same name.
Saved by online lenders, businesses say they’ll borrow again
Some small businesses forced to turn to online lenders for pandemic relief are making those niche players a bigger part of their financial game plan, and are even considering dumping their traditional banks altogether.
House GOP advances measure limiting Wolf disaster authority
A state House committee voted on party lines Tuesday to keep portions of the governor’s coronavirus disaster emergency in place until October but end fast-track contracting rules and other provisions.
Fulton Bank partners with national association to serve changing housing market
Lancaster-based Fulton Bank is set to train its employees to meet the housing needs of underserved areas in the midstate through a partnership with a national mortgage banker association.
54% of Americans would consider leaving a company if it didn’t speak out against racial injustice, new report finds
One year after the death of George Floyd, a new report from diversity, equity and inclusion strategy firm Paradigm finds that many Americans are not only more aware of racial injustice in the United States, but they also want to see their own company take action against it.
Consumer confidence ticks down in May, but remains strong
Consumer confidence ticked down slightly in May but remains nearly as high as its been since the pandemic began.