With online retail brand, longtime manufacturer starts nationwide shipping
Having been in business since 1934, one local meat manufacturer and distributor had been shipping its products for many years within a 250-mile radius of its home in Easton.
Grant aids ArtsQuest effort to build new cultural center
ArtsQuest earned an additional investment in its plan to build an $18 million cultural center on the site of the Banana Factory in South Bethlehem.
Airport authority approves $49.1M capital improvement program
With an eye on reinvesting in its infrastructure and expanding services, the Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority board of governors approved a $36.7 million operating budget for all three of its aviation facilities, plus a nearly $49.1 million capital improvement program for 2020.
Lehigh Valley to be featured in Delta in-flight magazine
The next time you’re flying out on a business trip, you might just find a little bit of home in the seat pocket in front of you.
PPL Foundation awards $575K in grants
The PPL Foundation of Allentown said it has just awarded more than $575,000 to 13 nonprofit organizations in its territory.
St. Luke’s Nurse-Family Partnership to Expand Services
St. Luke’s Nurse-Family Partnership has been awarded state funding to expand services for families throughout Lehigh and Northampton counties. St. Luke’s NFP connects mothers living in poverty to their own personal nurse for the first 1,000 days of a child's life.
Greater Reading Chamber Alliance announces president search
The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance is actively searching for a new president. The GRCA, which focuses on promoting and facilitating business and workforce development in Berks County, has retained Diversified Search, an executive search firm based in Philadelphia, to lead the pursuit.
Medical device manufacturer ready to move into bigger space
A Dec. 9 ribbon cutting is planned for a major expansion effort at Tyber Medical LLC in the Lehigh Valley Industrial Park IV in Hanover Township, Northampton County.
Ollie’s Bargain Outlet announces death of founder and CEO Mark Butler
Mark Butler, founder and CEO of Ollie’s Bargain Outlet Holdings Inc., died Sunday, according to company officials. The 61-year-old passed away unexpectedly while spending the Thanksgiving holiday weekend with his family. The board of directors on Monday named John Swygert as interim president and CEO of the company. Swygert has served as executive vice president […]
UGI rate consolidation both raises and lowers rates
UGI Utilities of Wyomissing changed the way it is billing its residential heating customers in Pennsylvania. The change will mean higher bills for some, but lower bills for others.
Here’s what you can do to attract craft workers
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) reported earlier this year that are now more open jobs than people seeking work in nearly every industry. Some industries have been hit harder than others. In particular, there are shortages impacting skilled positions, such as machinists, operators, engineers and especially craft workers.
Here’s the pronoun lowdown: ‘they’ is here
Once upon a time, English pronouns were simple: him/his, her/hers, it/its, they/their.