Banking & Finance

Jun 7, 2022

Reading Hospital offers 10 full tuition scholarships for surgical technology students

Reading Hospital is offering 10 full tuition scholarships for surgical technology students this year. 

Jun 3, 2022

Gov. Tom Wolf gets support for efforts to develop clean hydrogen

Gov. Tom Wolf received support for his clean hydrogen hub initiative today, moving the state closer to less carbon-intense forms of energy. 

Jun 2, 2022

Citizens Financial Services to begin trading on Nasdaq Capital Market Friday

Citizens Financial Services, Inc., the holding company for First Citizens Community Bank, today announced that The Nasdaq Stock Market LLC has approved uplisting the Company’s common stock to the Nasdaq Capital Market.  

May 31, 2022

Bowery Farming launches operations with tour of Bethlehem facility

Bowery Farming officially opened Thursday with tours for local and state dignitaries and community members to show how vertical farming can feed close to 50 million people in a 200-mile radius of the facility at 1925 Feather Way in the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park VII. 

May 25, 2022

Historically high diesel prices continue to impact economy

The continuing rising price of diesel fuel is having a major impact on the economy and the supply chain as independent truckers are finding it more expensive to haul freight than they are making on the load.

May 25, 2022

Grants awarded to Berks County programs to address health-related issues

The Home Health Care Foundation Fund of Berks County Community Foundation awarded grants to five programs addressing health-related issues in Berks County. 

May 24, 2022

Pennsylvania chambers call for reduction in Corporate Net Income Tax

Chambers from across the commonwealth joined together today to call for a material reduction in Pennsylvania’s Corporate Net Income Tax. 

May 24, 2022

Medical building fully leased in Wilson Borough

A medical building across from St. Luke’s Easton Hospital in Wilson Borough has been fully leased. 

May 23, 2022

Fulton Financial Corporation a step closer to acquiring Prudential Bank

Fulton Financial Corp. Is a step closer to acquiring Philadelphia-based Prudential Bank with application approval from the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia and the Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities. 

May 20, 2022

People First opens solutions center in downtown Allentown

People First Federal Credit Union has opened a new solutions center at 26 N. 6th St. in Allentown.  

May 19, 2022

BSI partners with Habitat for Humanity of Lehigh Valley to renovate five houses in Allentown

BSI Corporate Benefits has partnered with Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley to renovate five houses near St. Luke's Sacred Heart Campus in Allentown. 

May 19, 2022

ABB creates 100 jobs with new distribution center in Palmer Township

ABB is opening a distribution center for its Installation Products Division, creating 100 new jobs in the Lehigh Valley.