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Millions in American Rescue Plan Funding Heading to Pennsylvania’s Small Businesses

Over $10 billion in funding will be distributed to nine states through the State Small Business Credit Initiative and Pennsylvania is set to get the largest amount of money.

Head’s up, Sheetz. Wawa is Moving in on Your Turf

The Delaware County-based convenience store and gas station chain is planning to open as many as 40 new locations in Central Pennsylvania.

Berks Country Pharmacann makes medical marijuana products. (Reading Eagle Photo via Getty Images)
Going Green in PA: State Senate Committee Holds First Hearing on Adult-Use Marijuana

The Law and Justice Committee’s first hearing on adult-use marijuana focused on testimony from law enforcement and local officials.

Emily Leone Honhart pictured at her shop Wandering Spirits in in Ligonier, Westmoreland County. (Courtesy Emily Leone Honhart)
A Bonfire Bitch-Fest Turned a Pennsylvania Woman Into an Independent Liquor Store Owner

After complaining about the lack of Pennsylvania-brewed liquor options offered at state stores, Emily Leone Honhart set out to change things and emerged from her pandemic bubble as an independent liquor store owner.

Elaine Pivinski (Courtesy Franklin Hill Vineyards)
Meet the OG of Pennsylvania’s Women-Owned Wineries

Elaine Pivinski started Franklin Hill Vineyards with one row of grapes in 1976. Today, the operation includes a winery, a distillery, and three retail shops.

NEPA’rogi owners Frank Marcinkowski and Lauren Gorney, in front of their Luzerne County shop. (Courtesy of Lauren Gorney)
Young Business Owners Bring New Flavor to Old Tradition

On National Pierogi Day, Lauren Gorney tells us about her family’s new pierogi business in Luzerne County.

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State Liquor Stores Are Rationing Booze: We Got the List

The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board is indefinitely rationing the purchase of certain bands of alcohol due to supply chain issues. Plan accordingly.