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  • P-N | | Lancaster PA Blog
    will survive At best he suggests they will survive but not as we know them today Allow me to introduce you to problem 2 you can solve in 2009 for fun and profit No 2 Journalism Problem Local newspapers are shriveling Assets There is a growing sense of community and desire for it and more readers and resources are online than ever before Daniel Victor a reporter at the Patriot News who didn t take the buyout has turned his blog into a think tank on this subject There is a thriving conversation among the South Central PA twitterati on this subject This morning for instance Jeff McCloud of Elizabethtown asked Daniel Victor Won t something else step in to take a newspaper s place Esp if it s a large org such as the Patriot News The American Newspaper Industry is Hale and Hearty a Lancaster Newspaper Company display on South Queen Street erroneously states You ll find a good group of other locals participating in the conversation on Twitter including Andréa Cecil web editor for the Central Penn Business Journal her colleague Jessica Bair a reporter Scott Detrow reporter for WITF FM Janet Pickel online editor for the Patriot News and Tom Murse of the Lancaster New Era David DeKok of the Patriot News has also blogged on the subject In other words there is no shortage of ideas or enthusiasm What are needed though is an entrepreneur who can assess the current cultural and economic situation and develop a breakthrough way to match the assets with the problem Will that entrepreneur be you or someone you know Read Part I Construction Read Part III Continuing Ed Read Part IV Lending Daniel Klotz December 12 2008 Lancaster County and the Cultural Creatives This is Lancaster city resident Daniel

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  • American Time Use Survey | | Lancaster PA Blog
    our nervousness about the future compels us to prepare ourselves by honing our skills That brings us to the third problem you can solve in 2009 for fun and profit No 3 Continuing Education Problem People have less time Assets Meeting space is more affordable desire to learn is up Web technologies are abundant Online universities are thriving in the current environment as people want to go back to school but have limited resources of time and money to spend There s a strong market out there for other entrepreneurs to reach Supplement online learning with face to face meetups in physical classrooms and take low residency education local Photo by Flickr user Cherice under a Creative Commons license I personally see the greatest potential not in webinars online courses how to blogs or Web based professional networks but rather in combining those media and technologies with face to face interaction Take low residency local Low residency is a popular way of offering master s degrees I can get an MFA from Seattle Pacific University without moving to Washington state I simply fly out there a few times over the course of a couple years and do the rest of the work from home I think the situation is ripe for local low residency offerings and not just from traditional higher ed institutions Every time I need to leave where I am like home or work and go somewhere out of my way the educational experience becomes a degree more high residency High residency equals inconvenient At the same time people are hungering for something more than discrete mini workshops Find a way to offer a series of face to face mini workshops especially with a networking element added in where participants can continue learning online between meetups and you

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  • business ideas | | Lancaster PA Blog
    nervousness about the future compels us to prepare ourselves by honing our skills That brings us to the third problem you can solve in 2009 for fun and profit No 3 Continuing Education Problem People have less time Assets Meeting space is more affordable desire to learn is up Web technologies are abundant Online universities are thriving in the current environment as people want to go back to school but have limited resources of time and money to spend There s a strong market out there for other entrepreneurs to reach Supplement online learning with face to face meetups in physical classrooms and take low residency education local Photo by Flickr user Cherice under a Creative Commons license I personally see the greatest potential not in webinars online courses how to blogs or Web based professional networks but rather in combining those media and technologies with face to face interaction Take low residency local Low residency is a popular way of offering master s degrees I can get an MFA from Seattle Pacific University without moving to Washington state I simply fly out there a few times over the course of a couple years and do the rest of the work from home I think the situation is ripe for local low residency offerings and not just from traditional higher ed institutions Every time I need to leave where I am like home or work and go somewhere out of my way the educational experience becomes a degree more high residency High residency equals inconvenient At the same time people are hungering for something more than discrete mini workshops Find a way to offer a series of face to face mini workshops especially with a networking element added in where participants can continue learning online between meetups and you ll

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  • continuing ed | | Lancaster PA Blog
    nervousness about the future compels us to prepare ourselves by honing our skills That brings us to the third problem you can solve in 2009 for fun and profit No 3 Continuing Education Problem People have less time Assets Meeting space is more affordable desire to learn is up Web technologies are abundant Online universities are thriving in the current environment as people want to go back to school but have limited resources of time and money to spend There s a strong market out there for other entrepreneurs to reach Supplement online learning with face to face meetups in physical classrooms and take low residency education local Photo by Flickr user Cherice under a Creative Commons license I personally see the greatest potential not in webinars online courses how to blogs or Web based professional networks but rather in combining those media and technologies with face to face interaction Take low residency local Low residency is a popular way of offering master s degrees I can get an MFA from Seattle Pacific University without moving to Washington state I simply fly out there a few times over the course of a couple years and do the rest of the work from home I think the situation is ripe for local low residency offerings and not just from traditional higher ed institutions Every time I need to leave where I am like home or work and go somewhere out of my way the educational experience becomes a degree more high residency High residency equals inconvenient At the same time people are hungering for something more than discrete mini workshops Find a way to offer a series of face to face mini workshops especially with a networking element added in where participants can continue learning online between meetups and you ll

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  • local | | Lancaster PA Blog
    about the future compels us to prepare ourselves by honing our skills That brings us to the third problem you can solve in 2009 for fun and profit No 3 Continuing Education Problem People have less time Assets Meeting space is more affordable desire to learn is up Web technologies are abundant Online universities are thriving in the current environment as people want to go back to school but have limited resources of time and money to spend There s a strong market out there for other entrepreneurs to reach Supplement online learning with face to face meetups in physical classrooms and take low residency education local Photo by Flickr user Cherice under a Creative Commons license I personally see the greatest potential not in webinars online courses how to blogs or Web based professional networks but rather in combining those media and technologies with face to face interaction Take low residency local Low residency is a popular way of offering master s degrees I can get an MFA from Seattle Pacific University without moving to Washington state I simply fly out there a few times over the course of a couple years and do the rest of the work from home I think the situation is ripe for local low residency offerings and not just from traditional higher ed institutions Every time I need to leave where I am like home or work and go somewhere out of my way the educational experience becomes a degree more high residency High residency equals inconvenient At the same time people are hungering for something more than discrete mini workshops Find a way to offer a series of face to face mini workshops especially with a networking element added in where participants can continue learning online between meetups and you ll have

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  • A Public Arts Manager to be hired by Lancaster City | Lancaster PA Blog
    and advocacy It sounds like the newly hired public arts manager will be given the opportunity to study what other cities have done to foster public art The manager will then be asked to suggest an overall public arts initiative for Lancaster city and present plans for how to make it happen It s likely that a volunteer Public Arts Committee will be formed as well What do you think of this idea What type of person should be considered for this position How can we make sure that this program succeeds after the 3 year 200 000 grant dries up For those of you who are a part of the Creative House of Lancaster it s likely we ll work together to bring a grassroots arts perspective to this initiative Share this Click to share on Twitter Opens in new window Click to share on Facebook Opens in new window Click to share on Google Opens in new window Related art Charlotte Katzenmoyer Lancaster Lancaster City public art public arts manager Rick Gray 3 thoughts on A Public Arts Manager to be hired by Lancaster City Shanon Solava Reid says December 15 2008 at 6 40 pm Hi Everyone I ll be happy to pull individuals or a couple representatives from CHL to meet with the city I would love to hear your thoughts on public art and I m committed to connecting various perspectives to make our community great Feel free to contact me at 397 1629 or shanon lancastercountyfoundation org Bill Fenstermaker says December 15 2008 at 9 28 pm I m still going with the more descriptive title of Beautification Clerk Anne says December 16 2008 at 9 43 am The CHL and other local art organizations must be involved for this to be done right

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  • banking | | Lancaster PA Blog
    S save on average 6 6 more of their income than residents of the rest of the U S Here in the Northeast the average household puts 23 5 of its annual income 15 816 into savings as opposed to 16 5 in the Midwest 19 1 in the South and 15 0 in the West It s worth noting that in the Northeast an average of 1 730 9 2 of household income came from investments including interest dividends and rental property income OK so narrowing it down to the Northeast is cool and all but how can I say the strength of this asset personal savings is particularly high in Central PA Here I have to rely on the same rationale Forbes used when they named Lancaster the tenth best city in which to ride out the recession the equity people have in their homes As of September according to Zillow real estate market reports Lancaster County homeowners who made their purchase in the past five years have a median equity of 40 000 in their homes That s 30 of their home s value Compare that with the median equity held in nearby Philadelphia 26 or Baltimore 23 In Boston which edged us out in the Forbes list it s 21 To see how bad it gets observe the staggeringly negative 20 in Stockton CA What s more in Lancaster homes have only declined 4 9 in value since their peak which was in the second quarter of 2007 versus 6 4 in Philadelphia 10 2 in Baltimore 16 6 in Boston and 49 0 in Stockton Elsewhere in Central PA State College is rocking where prices still haven t peaked and York Hanover isn t doing too poorly home values there are down 10 7 from

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  • Hanover | | Lancaster PA Blog
    S save on average 6 6 more of their income than residents of the rest of the U S Here in the Northeast the average household puts 23 5 of its annual income 15 816 into savings as opposed to 16 5 in the Midwest 19 1 in the South and 15 0 in the West It s worth noting that in the Northeast an average of 1 730 9 2 of household income came from investments including interest dividends and rental property income OK so narrowing it down to the Northeast is cool and all but how can I say the strength of this asset personal savings is particularly high in Central PA Here I have to rely on the same rationale Forbes used when they named Lancaster the tenth best city in which to ride out the recession the equity people have in their homes As of September according to Zillow real estate market reports Lancaster County homeowners who made their purchase in the past five years have a median equity of 40 000 in their homes That s 30 of their home s value Compare that with the median equity held in nearby Philadelphia 26 or Baltimore 23 In Boston which edged us out in the Forbes list it s 21 To see how bad it gets observe the staggeringly negative 20 in Stockton CA What s more in Lancaster homes have only declined 4 9 in value since their peak which was in the second quarter of 2007 versus 6 4 in Philadelphia 10 2 in Baltimore 16 6 in Boston and 49 0 in Stockton Elsewhere in Central PA State College is rocking where prices still haven t peaked and York Hanover isn t doing too poorly home values there are down 10 7 from

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