Women in Business

Apr 15, 2020

How COVID-19 is changing the way we say goodbye

Here’s one more thing the coronavirus is changing -- the funeral business. Two area funeral directors discuss the pandemic's impact on the industry.

Apr 8, 2020

Pandemic is beefing up demand for milk delivery business

Up until three weeks ago Angie Rondolet's milk delivery business was growing steadily. Now the demand is more than she can keep up with.

Apr 7, 2020

“I have moments where I break down.” -Tales from salon owners

Area hair salon owners, forced to shutter their doors due to the coronavirus crisis, discuss how they are managing, both financially and emotionally.

Apr 1, 2020

Berks Community Foundation offers grants to nonprofits hurt by COVID-19

Berks County Community Foundation has launched an emergency grant program to help Berks County nonprofits fill funding gaps caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Mar 31, 2020

Bucks County pharma company Diverse Biotech partners with Duke University on cancer research

Diverse Biotech, Inc. a Bucks County-based pharmaceutical company, has signed a partnership agreement with North Carolina’s Duke University to study potential brain cancer treatments. 

Mar 30, 2020

Working from home with the kids during the coronavirus crisis

Working from home has become the new normal for a majority of us during the coronavirus crisis. For parents, this requires adjusting to parenting while working. 

Mar 27, 2020

Seasoned managers offer their advice on making the remote work transition

For managers delving into this unchartered territory of long-term remote work, there are some best practices and effective techniques to adopt that may be helpful in managing employees who are working outside the office.

Mar 26, 2020

Cedar Crest College donates face masks, gowns to local health networks

Cedar Crest College’s School of Nursing donated their lab supply of approximately 400 N95 respirator masks, 700 regular masks, gloves and isolation gowns to St. Luke’s University Health Network Allentown Campus and Lehigh Valley Health Network.

Mar 25, 2020

Dr. Rachel Levine: COVID-19 cases doubling every 2 days

Pennsylvania's Secretary of Health warns that the number of coronavirus cases is doubling every two days, underscoring the importance of self-isolation and social distancing.

Mar 24, 2020

Locals are encouraged to support area businesses with online shopping

To support buying local during self-quarantine efforts, the cities of Easton and Bethlehem have launched initiatives which aim to encourage cyber-shopping. 

Mar 24, 2020

LVHN asks public to help sew face masks, donate materials

During the coronavirus emergency, face masks are in critical supply. Those who have a sewing machine and sewing skills are asked to consider making fabric face masks for the LVHN team.

Mar 24, 2020

Local company makes air purification systems that kill COVID-19

LifeAire Systems, an Upper Macungie Township company that creates in-duct air purification systems that remove airborne pathogens such as COVID-19, is looking to produce more. The company developed the technology for the in vitro fertilization industry and installed it in its first hospital a couple years ago.