Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:47:26 EST Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:47:26 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729868&source=RSS Berks and Lancaster transit systems closer to a merger For months, Berks Area Regional Transit Authority has been considering a merger with Red Rose Transit Authority in Lancaster County to cut costs and increase efficiencies in its services. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729869&source=RSS 'Shark Tank' investor to judge Pa. women's business competition Women business owners in Pennsylvania can compete for funding to help grow their business in a new competition announced by the Pennsylvania Commission for Women and the Pennsylvania Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729870&source=RSS DEP extends rebate program for alternative fuel vehicles More electric vehicles are eligible for a state rebate program aimed at fostering the alternative fuels market. Tue, 29 Jul 2014 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140729/LVB01/140729870&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729885&source=RSS Lehigh students present 3-D prosthetics at Good Shepherd When Lehigh University seniors Colleen Perry, Elena Ramirez and Jeff Peisner knew of a 2-year-old disabled girl who was able to move her arms with the help of a 3-D printed device, they directed their attention to help more children with similar disabilities. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 11:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729885&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729894&source=RSS Harsh winter dampened Greater Lehigh Valley home sales in first half of 2014 While home sales declined in the Lehigh Valley for the first half of 2014, hampered by harsh winter weather in the opening months of the year, the houses that sold did so at the fastest pace in the last two years. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 10:01:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729895&source=RSS State offers online help for startups seeking to raise capital Startup businesses in Pennsylvania have a new resource to help guide them in obtaining funding. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:56:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140728/LVB01/140729895&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729908&source=RSS National Penn second quarter sees move, acquisition and increased income During the same quarter where it cut the ribbon on its new Allentown headquarters and acquired TF Financial Corp. , National Penn Bancshares saw an increase in income. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729909&source=RSS Anthony Sylvan Pool CEO to retire successor named Stuart D. Neidus, chief executive officer of the Doylestown-based Anthony Sylvan Pools, will retire at the end of August. He has held the post for 17 years. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 10:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729909&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729910&source=RSS Lexus to open display store in downtown Easton When Easton native Peter Cooper saw an underutilized storefront space in Easton's downtown, he was determined to find a use for it. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 09:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140725/LVB01/140729910&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729928&source=RSS Demolition makes way for first Waterfront building Video The first step in creating a massive new office, retail and residential project along the Lehigh River in Allentown has begun. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 11:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729928&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729930&source=RSS Univest president and CEO to retire replacement announced K. Leon Moyer, president and CEO of Univest Bank and Trust co and vice chairman of Univest Corp. of Souderton, will retire from the company in January after 43 years with the company. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729930&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729939&source=RSS Transportation secretary Speed limit hike will boost commerce Raising the speed limit to 70 mph on Pennsylvania's interstates will give business a boost, state officials said. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729941&source=RSS Going off-site builds chemistry Turns out, field trips aren&#8217t just for school kids. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140724/LVB01/140729941&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140723/LVB01/140729942&source=RSS Airport authority approves 9.9M land sale to FedEx, Rockefeller Group The FedEx Ground distribution center is a step closer to reality. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 11:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140723/LVB01/140729942&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140723/LVB01/140729944&source=RSS Undisclosed bank may enter Valley market on airport property After remaining vacant for seven years, a bank property on Airport Road across from the main entrance to the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, could see new life this year. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 10:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140723/LVB01/140729944&source=RSS