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Lights go live on Riverside Drive

Posted by:Stacy Wescoe on November 23, 2022

Another step in a major development project in Allentown – the city has officially turned on the traffic lights at Riverside Drive. The lights are at the intersection of Riverside Drive and Hamilton Street and Riverside Drive and Linden Street. 

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M&T Bank commits more than $1.2M to community projects

Posted by:Paula Wolf on November 23, 2022

M&T Bank will provide more than $1.2 million to 42 initiatives serving distressed communities/low-income neighborhoods in the commonwealth – several of which are in central Pennsylvania or the Lehigh Valley - through the state's Neighborhood Assistance Program.

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Pa. homeowners to benefit from new program

Posted by:Ed Gruver on November 21, 2022

Senators Pat Browne, R-Lehigh County, and Nikil Saval, D-Philadelphia, joined local elected officials and members of the Allentown community on Friday to announce the publication of the Whole-Home Repairs program guidelines. 

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Hotel industry says it’s back and booming

Posted by:Stacy Wescoe on November 21, 2022

Perhaps no industry was hit by the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown as hard as the hotel and hospitality industry. But today the industry has rebounded, especially in the Lehigh Valley, with at least one hotel saying that changes brought about by the pandemic have actually helped the bottom line. 

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LVHN receives $6.5M towards 17th Street ER expansion project

Posted by:Stacy Wescoe on November 21, 2022

Lehigh Valley Health Network will receive $6.5 million from the state’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program for its 17th Street Hospital project, according to Senate Appropriations Committee Chairman Pat Browne, R-Lehigh, and Representative Mike Schlossberg, D-Lehigh. 

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