September 11-15, 2017


Dick Yuengling Makes Forbes Billionaires List

Chalk up another distinction for Pottsville, Pa. brewery D.G. Yuengling and Son, which proudly boasts on its labels that it is the oldest brewery in America.In 2011, the family business became the biggest American-owned brewery. And now its fifth-generation owner Dick Yuengling Jr., who transformed the company from a regional brewery serving thirsty coal miners into an East Coast powerhouse, has made an annual list of billionaires published by Forbes magazine. And he's the only American on the list who made his fortune by making beer. (The Morning Call)