Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2016 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:37:36 EST Thu, 28 Jul 2016 06:37:36 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729891&source=RSS Health care symposium talks politics, cyber security Nearly 200 health care industry professionals attended the annual health care symposium organized by Lehigh Valley Business Wednesday to listen to diverse presentations that ranged from the 2016 presidential election to cyber threats to health records. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 12:18:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729891&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160727/LVB01/160729891/AR/0/AR-160729891.jpg Health care symposium talks politics, cyber security http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729892&source=RSS Bank starts work on first Lehigh Valley retail branch Univest Corp. of Pennsylvania has officially broken ground on its first retail location in the Lehigh Valley. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729892&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160727/LVB01/160729892/AR/0/AR-160729892.jpg Bank starts work on first Lehigh Valley retail branch http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729893&source=RSS Bookkeeper, husband charged with 1.4M theft from Emmaus civil engineering firm An Allentown couple has been charged with theft for allegedly stealing more than 1. 4 million over 10 years from the Emmaus civil engineering and landscape architectural firm where the wife worked. Wed, 27 Jul 2016 11:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160727/LVB01/160729893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160727/LVB01/160729893/AR/0/AR-160729893.jpg Bookkeeper, husband charged with 1.4M theft from Emmaus civil engineering firm http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729907&source=RSS Berks County staffing firm acquired by Indiana company Berks Beyond Employment Services, a Wyomissing-based staffing firm with 15 offices including branches in Allentown, Breinigsville, Reading and Pottstown, has been acquired by Elwood Staffing of Columbus, Ind. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729907&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729908&source=RSS LVHN to cut positions expands elsewhere in the region Lehigh Valley Health Network plans to eliminate 34 positions, which may result in layoffs, the network said. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 12:06:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160726/LVB01/160729908/AR/0/AR-160729908.jpg LVHN to cut positions expands elsewhere in the region http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729910&source=RSS Is the state paying too much to manage pension funds? The two largest public pension funds in Pennsylvania have been reducing investment expenses in recent years, but is the commonwealth still paying too much to outside money managers? Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:49:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729910&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729912&source=RSS OSHA urging employer vigilance to protect workers from extreme heat While the heatwave may have peaked Monday with temperatures nearing 100 degrees in some parts of the region, forecasters say the heatwave is going to maintain its grip on the Greater Lehigh Valley for the rest of the week. Tue, 26 Jul 2016 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160726/LVB01/160729912&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160726/LVB01/160729912/AR/0/AR-160729912.jpg OSHA urging employer vigilance to protect workers from extreme heat http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729934&source=RSS Lehigh Hills continues to grow with second medical office building Lehigh Hills, a walkable community of about 300 acres, continues to take shape in the Fogelsville section of Upper Macungie Township, with retail developments underway. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729934&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160725/LVB01/160729934/AR/0/AR-160729934.jpg Lehigh Hills continues to grow with second medical office building http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729935&source=RSS Allspire health consortium names new president The three-year-old Allspire Health Partners, a consortium of five regional health systems in Pennsylvania and New Jersey, named its first president. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729935&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160725/LVB01/160729935/AR/0/AR-160729935.jpg Allspire health consortium names new president http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729936&source=RSS Innovate in Pa. initiative invests 14.5M Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania of Bethlehem will be sharing in 14. 5 million in funds from the state Department of Community and Economic Development that has been earmarked to support early-stage businesses. Mon, 25 Jul 2016 10:08:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160725/LVB01/160729936&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729951&source=RSS Amazon to bring more than 500 jobs to Northampton County The Chrin Commerce Centre, an industrial park off Route 33 in Palmer Township, soon will be home to Northampton County&#8217s first Amazon warehouse. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729951&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160722/LVB01/160729951/AR/0/AR-160729951.jpg Amazon to bring more than 500 jobs to Northampton County http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729952&source=RSS Developer wants to transform Bethlehem Armory into 10M apartment complex A building named after the first Bethlehem soldier to die in World War I could become an upscale 10 million apartment complex with nearly 80 units. Plans also call for possibly including a technology center with an open office floor to create a livework environment and food co-op facility in an adjacent maintenance garage. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 11:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729952&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160722/LVB01/160729952/AR/0/AR-160729952.jpg Developer wants to transform Bethlehem Armory into 10M apartment complex http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729954&source=RSS St. Luke's Monroe, 'symbol of hope and prosperity,' to open in early fall create 400 jobs St. Luke's Hospital in Bartonsville, the first new hospital in Monroe County in 100 years, is expected to open in early fall and create 400 jobs, hospital officials said Thursday at a pre-opening celebration. Fri, 22 Jul 2016 10:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729954&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160722/LVB01/160729954/AR/0/AR-160729954.jpg St. Luke's Monroe, 'symbol of hope and prosperity,' to open in early fall create 400 jobs http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729973&source=RSS Surge in industrial growth to be sustainable for now, report says The explosive surge of the region's warehouse and distribution activity shows no signs of slowing down. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 11:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160722/LVB01/160729973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20160721/LVB01/160729969&source=RSS Talen Energy eliminating 131 jobs Talen Energy will be cutting 131 positions, including seven at its downtown Allentown headquarters, as part of its ongoing restructuring plan. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 14:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20160721/LVB01/160729969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/storyimage/LV/20160721/LVB01/160729969/AR/0/AR-160729969.jpg Talen Energy eliminating 131 jobs