Couple shares moments of brightly colored frozen joy with York County 

For nearly two decades, Gill and Myra Gillis have delivered sweet cold treats for York communities through their purple food truck window.


As Blue Heron in East York closes, French restauranter isn’t bidding adieu to industry

Citing challenges related to the pandemic and an ongoing struggle with liquor licenses, David LeHeron closed Blue Heron on Aug. 27. While his future’s unclear, he says he’s not ready to give up entrepreneurship.

True to her roots, York woman builds business creating charcuterie boards

Marie Fisher started Nature’s Platter with little experience but an abundance of passion. As her business has grown, so has her sense of pride—in both the business and herself.

PeoplesBank is proud to be an SBA Preferred Lender

As an approved SBA Preferred Lender, PeoplesBank makes it easier than ever to obtain a small business loan

Conservator finds rich history worth restoring in York County

Kenya Brown Feeser has traveled the world restoring artifacts. Now she’s using her unique skillset to bring York history to life.

Leg Up Farm founder steps back to help his organization move forward

Louie Castriota opened the therapy center for kids who have special needs in 2010. To ensure the organization’s success outlives him, he’s been stepping back ever since.

Podcast: Catalina Ruiz, Cupcakes & More

On this episode of The Founder Beat Podcast, we sit down with Catalina Ruiz of Cupcakes & More.

York CPA empowers her clients to take control of their financial future

Grace Quartey of Grace & Associates helps her clients understand how taxes and financial systems affect their lives.

Podcast: JT Hand, York Water Company

On this episode of The Founder Beat Podcast, we sit down with JT Hand, President and CEO of the York Water Company.

New Freedom cigar shop owner builds community that goes beyond business

Therina Himes has grown her tobacco shop and lounge, Freedom Cigars & Tobacco, over the past year, adding a walk-in humidor and thousands of premium cigars.

Podcast: Dizz Gavins, Dripped Gawd

On this episode of The Founder Beat Podcast, we sit down with Michael Blum, General Manager of the Yorktowne Hotel.

Founders’ early struggles fuel later success

These three founders overcame hardships along their journeys to build what are now thriving businesses in York County.

Podcast: Molly Halbert, m.elene

On this episode of The Founder Beat Podcast, we sit down with Michael Blum, General Manager of the Yorktowne Hotel.

Refillism owner works to inspire change at sustainable refill shop

Before launching Refillism in York, Elizabeth Bower, NCIDQ, spent 15 years as a licensed interior designer and six years in the Air National Guard.

Podcast: Michael Blum, Yorktowne Hotel

On this episode of The Founder Beat Podcast, we sit down with Michael Blum, General Manager of the Yorktowne Hotel.