R Licensee Closes Doors, Blames Distributors

A recent story in the Chambersburg Public Opinion reported the closing of an “R” licensee who had opened 8 years ago to compete directly with local distributors in the sale of takeout beer. In 2009, about the time that Good-Ta-Go was establishing itself to directly...

Alcohol Slushies

Alcohol Slushies –  Many distributors are now selling alcohol slushies, and this practice is legal under the Liquor Code if done correctly.  If you choose to sell alcohol slushies at your store, it is important that you do not mix any substance, including ice or...

MBDA Grant Proposal is Awarded by Beer Board

Governor Wolf Announces $705,000 in PLCB Grants for Developing, Promoting Pennsylvania Beers Harrisburg – Governor Tom Wolf today announced the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has awarded grants totaling $704,985 to 13 projects to increase the production of...

Senator Charles (Chuck) McIlhinney to not seek re-election

Senator Charles T. McIlhinney Jr. to not seek re-election   Charles T. McIlhinney Jr., or, as most in Harrisburg know him, “Chuck”, who has served as the Senate’s chair of Law and Justice during the most tumultuous time for those who are in the...

MBDA Streamlines Business Operation for Our Members

MBDA STREAMLINES BUSINESS OPERATIONS FOR OUR MEMBERS. We’re pleased to announce that RITE (Retail Information Technology Enterprises) has partnered with PNC Merchant Services (PNCMS) to integrate their POS and processing platforms. This combination provides an...