Jeff McGaw, The Reading Eagle

Jeff McGaw

The Reading Eagle

Reading, PA, United States

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Past articles by Jeff:

Budding industry: Berks bank jumps into the hemp business

A year ago it was a crime, something most banks wouldn't touch. It recently officially became a business line for one local bank, something they trum → Read More

Florida cannabis company expands reach into Reading

Jushi Holdings agrees to buy the company that will put a medical marijuana dispensary on Cherry Street. → Read More

Insurers face hurdles serving medical marijuana clients

Though legal in many states, businesses still face scrutiny on the federal level. → Read More

Hampton Inn & Suites opens near Kutztown University

The hotel is expected to be an economic boost for the area. → Read More

Reading projects big and small stir optimism, but concerns remain

Despite some notable development successes, there are worries about the pace of development, negative perceptions of cleanliness and safety, and a chilly business climate. → Read More

Medical marijuana a major worry for Pennsylvania HR professionals

Legal expert advises companies to revamp drug policies to include cannabis provisions. → Read More

In Robesonia, older players convene to play ball, raise funds for Field of Dreams

There's no walks, bunts or steals but the event is a perfect game. → Read More

Price Rite tears down a wall and knocks down some prices to kick off a new era in Reading

The supermarket on North Sixth Street marked an official grand reopening on Friday, hoping to improve the customer experience. → Read More

Despite generous compensation, shipping companies are having a hard time finding truck drivers

There's a battle going on for big rig drivers, and many companies are opening up their wallets to lure them in. → Read More

DNA may help solve the 42-year old mystery of man found frozen in a Berks County cave

Based on dental records, police believe the unidentified man's DNA could match that of one of two persons who went missing in 1975. → Read More

Pagoda Cafe opens it doors in Reading

Restaurant at 11th and Penn serves breakfast and lunch. → Read More

Living historians turn history into a multisensory experience at Conrad Weiser Homestead

Reenactors bring history to life at sites such as the one in Heidelberg Township. → Read More

Consignment shop opens in Kenhorst Plaza

Uniquely Loyal gives retail exposure to artists. → Read More

The sizable Capital One credit card breach may lead to a new scam that is just as dangerous

Phishing scams are common, especially when news of widespread data breaches filters through a concerned population. → Read More

Sales of distilled spirits are rising, and a cocktail revival is under way

According to Distilled Spirits Council of America, 2018 was the ninth consecutive year of record spirits sales and volumes, reflecting continued market share gains. → Read More

Target at Broadcasting Square gets face-lift

The store will maintain normal business hours during the work. → Read More

Companies invest in wellness programs to keep morale up and costs down

On the 16th floor of the Berks County Services Center in Reading, they are bending over backward, and sometimes forward, to keep health costs down. → Read More

The giant clock atop the former VF Outlet Center is nearly out of time

Tower Health's new sign will cover the West Reading timepiece, which has been the dominant feature of that building since its construction in 1923. → Read More

Body Zone's general manager has learned much on a career path from gym rat to gym boss

Ted Kolva has helmed one of the area's top fitness facilities for 18 years. → Read More

Quietly, a new chapter begins for former VF Outlet property in Wyomissing

UGI Energy Services, anchor tenant at The Knitting Mills, moves to new headquarters. → Read More