Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sun, 24 May 2015 01:09:14 EST Sun, 24 May 2015 01:09:14 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529946&source=RSS Lehigh Valley Mack employees to honor Memorial Day in 'Ride for Freedom' drive Employees of Mack Trucks will honor America&#8217s fallen and missing military personnel during the 28th annual &#8220Rolling Thunder &#8211 Ride for Freedom rally,&#8221 which takes place this Memorial Day weekend in Washington, D. C. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529946&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529947&source=RSS Winners named at Governor's Impact Awards luncheon Just Born Inc. , CyOptics Inc. and Orbel Corp. are among the Greater Lehigh Valley winners of the 2015 Governor&#8217s Impact Awards in Hershey on Thursday. Fri, 22 May 2015 11:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529947&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529952&source=RSS The Waterfront to break ground in July Construction is expected begin in July on the 305 million The Waterfront development &#8211 featuring nine buildings &#8211 along the western bank of the Lehigh River in downtown Allentown. Fri, 22 May 2015 10:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150522/LVB01/150529952&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529971&source=RSS Reading mayor out fate of city's programs up in the air Economic development and community leaders in Reading hope that the city&#8217s new mayor will continue some of the initiatives by outgoing Mayor Vaughn Spencer, who lost Tuesday&#8217s Democratic primary. Thu, 21 May 2015 12:09:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529972&source=RSS Bon-Ton takes worse-than-expected loss in Q1 earnings The Bon-Ton Stores Inc. had a first-quarter net loss of 34. 1 million, or 1. 74 per diluted share, the company reported Thursday, falling 18 cents short of analyst estimates. Thu, 21 May 2015 11:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529973&source=RSS Governor's Impact Awards underway Greater Lehigh Valley businesses up for honors Several Greater Lehigh Valley Business are up for Governor&#8217s Impact Awards that are underway today at the Hershey Lodge in Hershey. Thu, 21 May 2015 10:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150521/LVB01/150529973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529987&source=RSS Conference showcases how nanotechnology can boost business growth Nanotechnology is big business. And it&#8217s getting bigger. Wed, 20 May 2015 12:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529987&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529988&source=RSS All smiles at third annual Women of Influence awards ceremony Lauren Smith said she could not stop smiling Tuesday afternoon as she walked through the doors to Lehigh Valley Business' third annual Women of Influence awards at Cedar Crest College in Allentown, eager to receive her special recognition as the 2015 Woman to Watch. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529989&source=RSS Canadian organics packaging firm undertakes 25 million expansion at Upper Macungie facility SunOpta Inc. , a Toronto-based company in the natural, organic and specialty foods industry, has begun a 25 million expansion at its Upper Macungie Township facility that will nearly double the staff from 53 to 101 employees. Wed, 20 May 2015 09:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150520/LVB01/150529989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150519/LVB01/150519855&source=RSS Expert sees continued economic improvement, though challenges persist 2015 is shaping up to be the year of the rebound in economic growth although structural budget challenges persist. Tue, 19 May 2015 11:30:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150519/LVB01/150519855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150519/LVB01/150519859&source=RSS State police probe of Buckeye Tavern fire turns to rear of building State police said the fire that heavily damaged a popular Lehigh County restaurant started at the rear of the landmark building. Tue, 19 May 2015 09:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150519/LVB01/150519859&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519893&source=RSS Skytop Lodge finishing 3.7M upgrades, hires director, executive chef Skytop Lodge this month is wrapping up a 3. 7 million makeover to upgrade its guest rooms and main public areas. Mon, 18 May 2015 11:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519894&source=RSS Valley malls to play matchmaker with franchises Pennsylvania Real Estate Investment Trust, the company that owns the Lehigh Valley and Palmer Park malls, has launched a Web-based tool to help link potential franchisers and franchisees with opportunities at PREI malls. Mon, 18 May 2015 11:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519894&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519896&source=RSS The company behind 300M waterfront project in Allentown hires leasing director With July 1 as the official start of construction for The Waterfront project, prospects already are eyeing the Class-A commercial space that will rise along the Lehigh River in Allentown. Mon, 18 May 2015 10:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150518/LVB01/150519896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150515/LVB01/150519910&source=RSS Police offer advice for preventing violence at work There is never one solution to solving workplace violence issues. Fri, 15 May 2015 11:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150515/LVB01/150519910&source=RSS