Recent Articles from Stacy Wescoe
Amazon to host volunteer fair
Amazon’s Lehigh Valley site is looking to get into the community spirit on Wednesday when it hosts a Volunteer Fair.
OraSure Technologies sets net revenue record in Q1
Bethlehem-based OraSure Technologies Inc., a major provider of point-of-care and home diagnostic tests, specimen collection devices, and microbiome laboratory and analytical services, saw its net revenues rise 129% in the first three months of 2023 from the previous year, to a record $155 million.
Low inventory hurting sales, raising prices in Lehigh Valley housing market
Tight housing inventory is holding back the normal burst in home sale activity in the Lehigh Valley, and at the same time it’s leading to an increase in prices.
Distilled Spirits Council lauds Pa. Senate ‘ready-to-drink’ cocktail bill
The Distilled Spirits Council of the United States is praising a Pennsylvania bill that has just passed out of the Senate Law & Justice Committee.
Both sides claim win in historic $22 million East Penn overtime verdict
The historic awarding of $22 million in back wages to employees of East Penn Manufacturing is a win for the worker, said Elizabeth Kuschel, senior trial attorney for the regional Office of the Solicitor in Philadelphia.
Discover Lehigh Valley launches new Ambassador program
Discover Lehigh Valley, the organization tasked with promoting tourism in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, has launched a new program aimed at helping local businesses and residents become advocates for all the region has to offer.
Jury orders East Penn Manufacturing to pay $22M for overtime violations
East Penn Manufacturing of Lyons Station will have to pay more than $22 million to the Department of Labor (DOL) for overtime wages it failed to pay more than 7,500 of its employees.
Pennsylvania gas prices $1 lower than this time last year
The average price for a gallon of gas in Pennsylvania is 4.1 cents lower this week at $3.689 per gallon, according to the most recent AAA East Central’s Gas Price Report.
Rising Tide lifts local small businesses
Since 2001, the Rising Tide Community Loan Fund has been helping small and startup businesses in the Greater Lehigh Valley.
Statewide ‘What’s So Cool About Manufacturing’ contest set
It’s getting close to the final tally to find out “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing” in the state of Pennsylvania.
Bath Bomb business boosts autism-spectrum staff
Kristen Merkert had a need, so she decided to start a business to meet it.
Air Products to supply technology, equipment for LNG plant in China
Allentown-based Air Products announced Monday it has signed an agreement to supply its proprietary liquefied natural gas (LNG) process technology and equipment to Technip Energies for the Xi'An LNG Emergency Reserve & Peak Regulation Project with Shaanxi LNG Reserves & Logistics Company Ltd., in ShaanXi Province, China.