Banking & Finance

Sep 3, 2021

A Conversation With: Kathryn Brown of Morton & Brown in Allentown

Kathryn Brown is a founder and principal of Morton Brown Family Wealth in Allentown. 

Sep 2, 2021

Bank On Allentown offering banking access program

The City of Allentown is moving forward with its financial literacy efforts, which are being coordinated through Bank On Allentown. 

Sep 2, 2021

NIZ funds to help with planned Da Vinci Center in downtown Allentown

The Da Vinci Science Center has received approval for financing through the Neighborhood Improvement Zone Development Authority. 

Aug 17, 2021

M&T bank promotes local businesses on virtual spotlight shop

Two local companies are among the more than 70 small businesses that M&T Bank is featuring in its virtual spotlight shop.

Jul 30, 2021

Neffs National Bank honored for PPP loan work

When the COVID-19 pandemic started, Neffs National Bank wasn’t an active Small Business Administration lender.

Jul 23, 2021

State approves $14M in funding for Ben Franklin Technology Partners

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development and the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority announced that $14 million in state funding has been approved for the Ben Franklin Technology Partners.

Jul 9, 2021

Mid Penn to acquire Riverview Financial

Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. of Millersburg has announced it will be acquiring Harrisburg’s Riverview Financial Corp. for approximately $124.7 million. The deal will be an all-stock transaction and the value is based on Mid Penn’s closing stock price of $27.47 on June 29.

Jul 7, 2021

Ben Franklin announces $275K in regional investments

Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania announced that it recently invested $275,000 with five companies in the region.

Jun 25, 2021

People First to move headquarters to downtown Allentown

People First Federal Credit Union, which currently has its headquarters on Downyflake Lane in South Allentown, is moving to downtown Allentown.

Jun 18, 2021

How small businesses benefit from partnering with local banks

Over this past year, during the COVID crisis, many bank lobbies have been shuttered, making neighborhood banking seem like a thing of the past. But for small business owners, this crisis has brought home just how important it can be to have a strong partnership with a local bank.

Jun 16, 2021

A Conversation With: Jeff Scheuren, president and COO of Fulton Mortgage Company

Jeff Scheuren is the president and chief operating officer of Fulton Mortgage Company, a division of Fulton Bank. He has 29 years of experience in mortgage lending. 

Jun 15, 2021

Bowery Farming obtains funding to accelerate growth

Bowery Farming, which is bringing a $32 million indoor vertical farm to Bethlehem, said it has secured $300 million in Series C funding to help accelerate its growth.