Survey: Lehigh Valley business outlook shows decline in enthusiasm
A poll of 220 Lehigh Valley businesses offered local insights into business projections, such as purchases, hiring and revenues for the next six months, and compared them with data from the prior six months.
Pa.’s medical marijuana industry nearly tripled in 2019
Pennsylvania’s medical marijuana industry has made $350 million in sales since the state’s first dispensary opened in February 2018, nearly tripling in five months.
Law firm creates team to handle sex abuse cases
Bethlehem law firm Cohen, Feeley, Altemose & Rambo has organized a dedicated team to provide information and legal services to victims of sexual abuse.
Inventory continues sharp decline as housing prices rise
The Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors reported that new listings decreased 10.3 percent in July to 1,074 as compared to July 2018.
Lehigh Valley firm earns high rank on INC 5000
South Whitehall Township-based Netizen Corp., a cyber security firm serving defense, government and commercial markets, has been ranked as no. 47 on Inc. Magazine’s 5000 List of the fastest-growing businesses in the country.
Diagnostic breast imaging experts coming to St. Luke’s Gnaden Huetten campus
Diagnostic breast imaging experts will be now be available at the St. Luke’s University Health Network’s Gnaden Huetten Campus on Fridays.
A tale of two health networks: How health care became the biggest employer in the Lehigh Valley
Lehigh Valley Health Network and St. Luke’s University Health Network are the two biggest employers in the Lehigh Valley. Chances are, if you live in the area, someone you know works for one of these health care giants. But just how did the health care industry become the largest employer in the Lehigh Valley? LVB talked to experts to find out.
Truckers’ suit against Pa. Turnpike fees dismissed on appeal
The 3rd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a trucking association over the use of turnpike tolls to fund mass transit in Pennsylvania.
ArtsQuest CEO speculates on what drew record crowds to Musikfest 2019
Good weather, strong shows and a greater variety of free performances and food stands were all contributing factors to a record year for attendance at Musikfest this year.
Hemp is big business in Pa.
This year, the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture issued more than 300 permits to grow hemp on nearly 600 acres at more than 800 locations around the state
Meet a higher ed leader with an eye on helping grow businesses
For Tina Richardson, chancellor of Penn State Lehigh Valley, business growth is a key focus of her work in higher education.
Girls construction camp offers camaraderie, career-info and hands-on training
A free, weeklong camp serves to provide career info and hands-on training activities for girls 14 to 18 who have interest in construction, architecture, engineering and related fields.