Harrisburg filmmaker cuts to childhood dream, opens vegan ice cream business, Honey Bear


Natalie Wallace made a complete career shift to launch Honey Bear — a vegan, gluten-free, soy-free ice cream company.

Aviator Brew Hub takes flight in Stewartstown 

Marine Corps veteran David Elwell and his wife, Katie, hope Aviator Brew Hub can be an anchor for growth in their community.

Rolling billboard company presents unique mobile advertising opportunity 

Mid-Atlantic Media Hub’s Tom and Jamie Vranich recently launched Central Pennsylvania’s only locally owned LED mobile billboard truck operation, and PeoplesBank has been there to boost their business.

Local PGA pro and owner of indoor golf centers tees off franchise opportunities

Matt Keller, founder of York and Lancaster Indoor Golf & Training Centers, recently began licensing his high-tech golf centers.

Global learning produces career-ready graduates at York College

The school’s Strategic Plan 2.0 paints a vision of graduates prepared to compete in global environments. Global learning initiatives are helping to make that goal a reality.

Couple brings love of literature to new downtown York book shop

Founders Sarah Timmcke and Chuck Blair are excited to share their love of a good story and a savored moment together at Bound Books.

Sustainability becomes a community effort at York College of Pennsylvania 

In November 2022, the institution brought on Daniel Kreiman to coordinate its environmental, economic, and social equity and justice efforts.

Lehr Labs creates customer connections with the help of Keystone Merge

Evan Lehr and Marcos Rivera were ready to grow their 3D printing business. Keystone Merge helped them take the next step.

Bake shop founder creates vibrant café experience in Springettsbury Township

Creative whimsy goes into every one of Crystal Caron’s pastry delights at The Sugar Rose Bake Shop.

Outgoing York College president saw strategy become reality 

Dr. Pamela Gunter-Smith recently unveiled Strategic Plan 2.0 as she prepares to retire after the spring 2023 semester.

Farm-raised trio launches agricultural engineering and design firm GroffJulius

The York County based founders provide the agriculture industry with a turnkey solution to feed and grain processing challenges.

EsoArts founders create a space for creatives of all backgrounds in Lancaster

An unlikely foursome’s dream of a gallery that welcomed all forms of expression by artists from all walks of life became a reality this year when they opened EsoArts.

Connections early intervention clinic brings hope to families with help of PeoplesBank

Co-founders Liz Jones and Rande Fregm set out to make a better life for families with atypically developing children. From that dream grew services provided by 40 therapists and 20 staffers at their York clinic.

How ReturnLogic’s founder built a $100M tech company — in Central Pennsylvania

Beyond building a successful software company, founder and CEO Peter Sobotta hopes he’s improving the tech ecosystem in the region.

When her dream hit a wall, York fashion designer found a new way forward

Armino means warrior. That word embodies luxury streetwear fashion designer Aliyah Jones’ mindset toward struggles and adversity.