Regional business update, Oct. 13 | News

Grant helps DSI in CEBA initiative

SHENANDOAH — The revitalization group Downtown Shenandoah Inc. has received a First Federal Charitable Foundation grant to help support the purchase of architectural plans for the development of DSI’s proposed Center for Education, Business & Arts — CEBA — to be built in the 100 block of North Main Street.

The project, according to a release from the Hazleton-based foundation, involves construction of a 37,131–square-foot facility, a multistory innovation center that will include “DSI’s offices, retail spaces, a variety of maker and artist spaces, a business incubator and co-working spaces, a community event space, multiple culinary kitchens, a community computer room and conference room, warehouse/storage/shipping rooms, offices and a classroom for Penn State, and a presentation space with bleacher seating that can hold more intimate events for the community.”

Karen Kenderdine, DSI president, thanked the foundation for its support and said DSI has an

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Illinois lawmakers investigate barriers to Black business development | State & Regional

“Clearly COVID has demonstrated the tremendous need, like right now, what we’re doing right now, connecting through broadband, to have a conversation with our state support mechanisms,” he said.

Even in Chicago, he said, many homes and businesses are not online because broadband technology is not available, which severely limits their ability to participate in an online economy.

“For those that don’t know, going back to what was is no longer an option,” Montgomery said. “There is no good old days. Those days are gone forever.”

Much of the focus of Thursday’s hearing was on state government, and its ability to spur business development through its own contracting and purchasing policies.

“We must look at this economy moving forward and recognize that inside of a $40 billion state of Illinois budget, how is every department … spending that money with their constituents, Black constituents, so that they can be full

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Business Model Reengineering – CentralAmericaData :: The Regional Business Portal

The statistics, trends and projections that were used to analyze and define business models and strategies before the pandemic lost their validity due to the emergence of a new economic and commercial reality.

The pandemic that caused the spread of covid-19, forced the Central American authorities to decree severe restrictions on the mobility of people. These quarantines generated new consumption habits and modified to some extent people’s preferences.

Because most countries in the region are in the phase of reopening their economies and removing restrictions on consumer mobility, business leaders are busy understanding the current business reality.

Learn more about CentralAmericaData‘s consumer studies. review that “… In order to have clients, talent, suppliers and allies, companies should focus on understanding the reality of each of their main audiences. The client cannot be seen as a link to achieve their goals, but as the center and

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Central Regional Alumni Make Anime-Style Netflix Series

BERKELEY, NJ — Somebody once asked George Lucas how to break into the movie business. The “Star Wars” visionary simply said, “Somehow.” Charley Parlapanides remembered that moment as he and his brother reflected on going from Seaside Park to Central Regional schools to Hollywood.

Netflix will release Charley and Vlas Parlapanides’s anime-style series “Blood of Zeus” on Oct. 27. The program revolves around Heron, a commoner on the outskirts of ancient Greece, discovering secrets of his past and trying to save heaven and earth.

Watch the trailer below:

Influences for the series include sagas of epic worlds with otherworldly characters — “The Lord of the Rings,” “Star Wars” and Greek mythology. But it wouldn’t have been possible without the brothers’ humble, small-town, Greek-American upbringings.

“We grew up in the Jersey Shore — immigrant family who believed in working hard and getting educated,” Charley said. “We felt we had to get

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Phillipsburg proposal includes hotel, apartments, concert venue | Regional

PHILLIPSBURG, N.J. – Phillipsburg could become an entertainment destination if a proposal for a waterfront hotel, apartments, and concert space becomes reality.

Town council went over the concept at its meeting Tuesday. The plan presented by Rathi Niyogi and Tatiana Eck, principals in Stateliner United LLC, met with unanimous approval.

“This will be the first major renovation in the town that I’ve ever seen,” said Councilman Robert Fulper.

Niyogi and Eck said Phillipsburg can draw visitors, just as Easton does with its restaurants and festivals. Both towns will benefit from increased activity on the east and west sides of the Delaware River, Niyogi said.

“The main idea of our project is to reconnect the city with the river,” Eck said. Pedestrian access from Main Street to Union Square would be improved. A parking area and apartments would be put up north of the Free Bridge, with a hotel and concert

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