On ‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour, Governor Wolf Visits World Trade Center Harrisburg

first_img SHARE Email Facebook Twitter On ‘Jobs That Pay’ Tour, Governor Wolf Visits World Trade Center Harrisburg Economy,  Jobs That Pay,  Press Release Harrisburg, PA – Governor Wolf today continued his Jobs That Pay tour at the recently renovated World Trade Center Harrisburg, a shipping and office building at the previously abandoned property at 1000 N. Cameron Street, Harrisburg.“It’s wonderful to see the transformation of this building that was abandoned during construction nearly a decade ago become a center of job creation and innovation for this section of Harrisburg and for our entire commonwealth,” Governor Wolf said.Moran Industries, the Watsontown-based developer that purchased the complex in 2013 after construction was halted in 2008, spent three years finishing the center, which includes 75,000 square feet of shipping and warehousing space and 140,000 square feet of office space.“Moran Industries, and the entire Moran family are delighted to welcome Governor Wolf and his distinguished party to The World Trade Center – Harrisburg and Capitol View Commerce Center,” said John Moran, President and CEO, Moran Industries.The governor was accompanied by John Moran III, Jeff Stroehmann, and Doug O’Dell of Moran Industries; Gary St. Hilaire, President & CEO of Capital BlueCross; Mark A. Caron, CEO, Geneia LLC; Tina Weyant, Executive Director of World Trade Center Harrisburg; Representative Patty Kim; and Jackie Parker of Mayor Papenfuse’s Economic Development office.Following the tour, the governor and tour guests discussed the economic development of Harrisburg with emphasis on the Cameron Street area, where PennDOT will be soon implementing a traffic signal project, along with a center turn lane, on Cameron Street at Goodwill Drive. This work is expected to be under way this year.World Trade Center Harrisburg, formerly known as Capitol View Commerce Center, is home to Geneia LLC, a health care analytics and technology solutions subsidiary of Susquehanna Township-based Capital BlueCross. The company moved its headquarters with 100 employees to World Trade Center Harrisburg from the TecPort Business Center in Swatara Township.Today World Trade Center Harrisburg was started 25 years ago by area business leaders and is now the number one contact point for trade assistance in southcentral Pennsylvania with more than 520 active members representing over 100 member companies, and actively works to connect businesses locally and globally.center_img July 28, 2017last_img read more

Gold Coast real estate professionals take out top awards

first_imgProperty manager of the year award went to Rachael Byrne, a senior property manager with Coomera-based Jean Brown Properties. Rachael is pictured third from the left with some of her team at Jean Brown Properties. Supplied. Eoghan Murphy (right) of M-Motion Gold Coast was crowned rookie of the year. He is pictured with M-Motion pricipal Michael Mahon at the REIQ gala awards ceremony.THREE Gold Coast real estate professionals have been awarded top honours in the Real Estate Institute of Queensland’s (REIQ) annual Awards for Excellence.Tony Coughran of Gold Coast Property Advisors was awarded buyers’ agent of the year while the property manager of the year award went to Rachael Byrne, a senior property manager with Coomera-based Jean Brown Properties. More from news02:37Purchasers snap up every residence in the $40 million Siarn Palm Beach North11 hours ago02:37International architect Desmond Brooks selling luxury beach villa1 day agoTony Coughran is the REIQ’s buyers’ agent of the year.Eoghan Murphy of Varsity Lakes-based M-Motion Gold Coast was crowned rookie of the year.REIQ CEO Antonia Mercorella said the Awards for Excellence showcased real estate professionals who had achieved outstanding results.“To achieve at this level requires enormous commitment, tireless work and incredible motivation and the finalists and winners have successfully demonstrated their ability to do that,” she said.“It’s an incredible event where hundreds of real estate professionals come together, united by the common goal of striving to be better, committed to improving and staying at the leading edge oftheir profession.”The gala awards ceremony was held at Brisbane City Hall last weekend and attended by almost 600 members of the REIQ.last_img read more

Franklin County HS Principal Resigning

first_imgThe principal of Franklin County High School has resigned after previously admitting to plagiarizing a graduation speech.A special meeting was held Thursday night and the school board unanimously agreed to accept the resignation of Dr. Kent Grider.Grider admitted that he recited a speech by Johnathon E. Martin titled “I Love Indiana Jones” during the graduation ceremony on June 8.In a letter to the editor published in The Brookville American-Democrat and Franklin County Observer, Grider said it was not his intent to take credit for the speech but rather inspire the graduating seniors. He apologized for not properly referencing the author of the speech.last_img read more

FIFA World Cup 2018: France and Denmark play it safe to secure progression

first_imgAdvertisementFrance’s Kylian Mbappe trying to advance with the ball amidst Danish defenders. Photo Credits: ReutersFrance and Denmark advance to the knockout stages after the first goalless draw of World Cup 2018.Les Bleus finished top of the group despite another run-of-the-mill performance, while Peru’s win over Australia confirmed Denmark’s place in the knockout stages.France, already qualified, used the match as an opportunity to give several squad players some game time, which resulted in an incoherent performance.Denmark still had work to do to ensure qualification for the last 16, but Peru’s early goal in the other Group C match meant Australia’s chances of progressing ahead of the Danes looked slim. A second Peru goal after half-time made qualification all but certain.Deschamps brought on Kylian Mbappe in the final 10 minutes in an attempt to find a goal but not even the Paris Saint-Germain forward could find a goal in this dreadful affair, ending this World Cup’s 36-game run of goals. Advertisement Read also: FIFA World Cup 2018: Iceland will have to rely on luck and determination if they want to advance to the knockout stageFIFA World Cup 2018 : Peru Spoil Australia’s Plans As They Secure First Win Of The World Cupcenter_img Group winners France will play the runner-up of Group D (either Iceland, Nigeria or Argentina) on Saturday, while Denmark will face Croatia on Sunday for a place in the quarter-finals.The video highlights of the match: last_img read more