Several Lehigh Valley auto dealerships are collaborating with a Philadelphia-area technical school to create an early employment program.
PPL Electric Utilities wants to broaden the diversity of businesses and business leaders that supply it with goods and services and it will begin with a summit next month.
Lehigh Career & Technical Institute of Schneckville recently celebrated the opening of its new Welding Technology Center, a $4.25 million project that doubled the welding program’s lab size.
Four area hospitals received a five-star ranking from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, the federal agency that administers the Medicare program. The CMS released its annual Hospital Compare star ratings last week, illustrating the quality performance of more than 4,500 hospitals in the United States.
The buildings and structures that comprise the long dormant Allentown State Hospital will start coming down this summer. Demolition contractor Neuber Demolition & Environmental Services of Gilbertsville, Montgomery County, will start July 10 and finish in February 2021, with a completion of its contract work in May 2021.
St. Luke’s University Health Network unveiled its new, eight-bed Pediatric Intensive Care Unit during a ribbon cutting ceremony on Feb. 6 at St. Luke’s University Hospital in Bethlehem. The new unit will open to patients Feb 10.
Gov. Tom Wolf’s executive budget for 2020-2021 fiscal year calls for increases to the state’s workforce development effort and corporate tax cuts designed to make the state’s business climate more competitive.
Following a year-long study on the impact of location on medical malpractice court cases, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will be revisiting a rule change proposal that sparked controversy last year in the medical community.
The owners of five Lehigh Valley restaurants are embarking on major renovation projects at their Palmer Township and Easton locations. Juan Martinez and his wife, Melanie, recently refinanced a loan with Lehigh Financial Group LLC of Allentown, to renovate Don Juan Mex Grill’s Palmer location.
Easton’s city government is closer to announcing a developer of the former Days Inn hotel property. A committee appointed by Mayor Sal Panto will present its recommendation of a developer for the nearly 4-acre site next week.
TechVentures in Bethlehem has a new anchor tenant. Converged Communications, which is doing business as Convergent, moved into the west wing in TechVenture’s most recent expansion space.
The development of a new hotel at Wind Creek Bethlehem could get a boost in funding from a tax incentive that would increase the investment to more than $100 million.