Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:10:13 EST Sun, 21 Sep 2014 18:10:13 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919758&source=RSS Power company joins Berks firm's 1B natural gas pipeline project A 1 billion construction project could bring increased access to natural gas to millions of homes and more than 2,000 jobs to the Eastern Pennsylvania region. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919758&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919759&source=RSS 30-year hospitality industry veteran tapped to lead Kalahari Pocono resort Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, which is currently building a 350 million resort in the Pocono Mountains, has named the person who will be running the 150-acre resort. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919759&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919760&source=RSS Berks and Lancaster transit systems closer to year-end merger For months, Berks Area Regional Transit Authority has been considering a merger with Red Rose Transit Authority in Lancaster County &#8212 to cut costs and increase efficiencies in services &#8212 and in July both boards voted to move ahead with the plan. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919760&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919761&source=RSS New gift card program lets people sample Center City Allentown The Hamilton District Main Street Program in Allentown has launched a new Allentown Merchant Program gift card that can be used at participating businesses in the downtown. Fri, 19 Sep 2014 09:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140919/LVB01/140919761&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919780&source=RSS PHOTO GALLERY CFO of the Year Awards More than 400 people packed University Center at DeSales University on Wednesday for the second annual Lehigh Valley Business CFO of the Year Awards. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 10:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919780&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919781&source=RSS Software firm opens new 7M global headquarters in Berks County Gateway Ticketing Systems Inc. may have outgrown its corporate headquarters site in Boyertown but it didn&#8217t stop the company from deciding to stay in Berks County and open a new facility. The site has 86 employees, with room to grow to 120 employees and extra land for further expansion. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 09:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919781&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919791&source=RSS Shareholders OK National PennTF Financial merger Shareholders of Newtown-based TF Financial Corp. voted to approve the merger between it and National Penn Bancshares Inc. of Allentown. Thu, 18 Sep 2014 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140918/LVB01/140919791&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919853&source=RSS LVEDC consolidates divisions to bolster national, international marketing The Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. has made changes to its upper management. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919853&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919854&source=RSS Longtime Berks businessman selling holdings to J.P. Mascaro Marvin Miller, a longtime property owner in Berks County, has agreed to sell all of his Birdsboro real estate and business holdings to M. B. Investments in Birdsboro, a J. P. Mascaro Sons waste service affiliate. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 11:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919854&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919855&source=RSS Greater Lehigh Valley CFO of the Year award winners announced The men and women who keep the financial gears moving in the Greater Lehigh Valley were honored this morning. Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140917/LVB01/140919855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919868&source=RSS Coordinated Health launches Saturday surgeries and extended hours Addressing the need to better serve patients, Coordinated Health announced that it is offering elective orthopedic surgeries on Saturdays and is extending hours. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919869&source=RSS Mystery bank tenant revealed After a seven-year vacancy, a bank building on Airport Road across from the main entrance to the Lehigh Valley International Airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, has a new tenant. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919870&source=RSS Freshpet files 100M IPO Freshpet Inc. , a Secaucus, N. J. -based pet-food maker that has a manufacturing facility in Hanover Township, Northampton County, has filed an initial public offering for up to 100 million. Tue, 16 Sep 2014 09:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140916/LVB01/140919870&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919891&source=RSS 18.5M project closes major Allentown entryway A major entryway into Allentown is closed today and again will be shut on Thursday to accommodate an 18. 5 million reconstruction project. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 11:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919891&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919893&source=RSS Photo gallery Harvest time at award-winning Schuylkill winery The winemaker at Galen Glen Winery in Schuylkill County just claimed an international honor as best woman winemaker. Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140915/LVB01/140919893&source=RSS