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Dec 11, 2020

The rush for fresh Christmas trees is on, if you don’t have one, better act fast

Having a hard time finding that perfect Christmas tree this year? You’re not alone, but don’t blame the Grinch. You can blame the pandemic, at least for making a bad situation worse.

Jul 25, 2019

PUC seeks $4.5M from Met-Ed for death of Northampton man

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission is seeking $4.53 million in civil penalties from Metropolitan Edison Co. over the death of Thomas Poynton, a Northampton County man, according to a July 23 news release. Poynton was killed on July 26, 2016, when a high-voltage conductor, owned and operated by Met-Ed, fell into the backyard of his home on Royal Manor Road in Easton. 

Jul 2, 2019

Governor signs bill to demolish Allentown State Hospital

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf today signed Senate Bill 701, which permits the sale of the lands that currently house the Allentown State Hospital after it is demolished.

Jun 5, 2019

Elizabeth Meade, president of Cedar Crest College

At a time when the value of higher education is being questioned, Dr. Elizabeth Meade is leading Cedar Crest and a generation of women into the future. LVB sat down with Meade to learn more. She spoke to us about the changing role of higher education, the criticism of women in power, and redefining leadership.

Apr 17, 2019

Rachael Romig: Connecting women leaders in Berks County

Rachael Romig handles special programs coordination and advertising for the Greater Reading Chamber Alliance. It's a position that includes coordinating the activities, speakers and events for the Women2Women group.