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, 23 Nov 2014 04:43:42 EST Sun, 23 Nov 2014 04:43:42 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129963&source=RSS Electricity generating company takes Venture Idol title A Wilkes-Barre-based company, EthosGen LLC, won Thursday night&#8217s Ben Franklin Venture Idol at Ben Franklin TechVentures in Bethlehem. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129975&source=RSS 30-unit apartment building proposed for Bethlehem parking lots A multistory luxury apartment building could be built over two long-dormant parking lots near Moravian College in Bethlehem. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129975&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129976&source=RSS Turnpike bonds get A rating needed for bridge and road renovations Fitch Ratings has given an A rating to the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission&#8217s 295. 4 million of series 2014C turnpike revenue bonds. Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:38:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141121/LVB01/141129976&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129989&source=RSS Aldi plans Lehigh Valley hiring event as Bottom Dollar layoffs loom, report says The discount grocery store chain that bought the building assets of Bottom Dollar Food plans a hiring event next month in Whitehall Township, according to a news report. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129990&source=RSS Met-Ed revives lineman training program Metropolitan Edison is reviving a lineman training program with Reading Area Community College that it shelved in 2011 because of the recession. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:26:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129991&source=RSS Pocono businesses learn about possible aid for manhunt losses An informational workshop Wednesday at Skytop Lodge in northern Monroe County drew about 25 businesses in a region where commerce was hurt by the 45-day manhunt for accused police killer Eric Frein. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 10:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129992&source=RSS Country Meadows breaks ground on 15M facility To meet growing demands for an aging population, Country Meadows Retirement Communities plans to build its fourth Greater Lehigh Valley facility in Forks Township. Thu, 20 Nov 2014 09:35:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141120/LVB01/141129992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119833&source=RSS Workers place roof on Camelback Indoor Waterpark Camelback Lodge Aquatopia Indoor Waterpark in Tannersville has entered a new phase of construction as it nears completion on a nearly 53,000-square-foot Texlon transparent roof placement. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119833&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119834&source=RSS Women entrepreneurs to speak on journey, challenges In recognition of Global Entrepreneurship Week this week, the Lehigh Valley Economic Development Corp. and other agencies are sponsoring a panel discussion tonight where successful women entrepreneurs will discuss their stories and strategies. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119834&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119835&source=RSS Two Bucks County banks planning merger Two Bucks County-based banks have announced they are merging. Wed, 19 Nov 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141119/LVB01/141119835&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119850&source=RSS PPL sells Montana hydroelectric facilities, nets 890M PPL Montana said today that it has completed the sale of its hydroelectric facilities to NorthWestern Energy, headquartered in South Dakota. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119850&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119851&source=RSS Businesses can help Poconos qualify for federal disaster declaration An informational workshop for Pocono businesses hurt by the 45-day manhunt for accused police killer Eric Frein will be held Wednesday morning at Skytop Lodge in northern Monroe County. The workshop is 9 a. m. -noon in Skytop's Hemlock Ballroom. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 11:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119851&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119853&source=RSS Bottom Dollar files layoff notices A total of 2,200 layoffs are expected with the closing of 66 Bottom Dollar Food stores next year, about 1,600 of which will be in Pennsylvania. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 10:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119853&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119855&source=RSS Tony Luke's cheesesteaks opens door in downtown Allentown Tony Luke's, the South Philadelphia-based cheesesteak chain, celebrated the grand opening of its first Lehigh Valley location Monday at 806 Hamilton St. in downtown Allentown. Tue, 18 Nov 2014 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141118/LVB01/141119855&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141117/LVB01/141119879&source=RSS BBT CEO lays out merger plan for Susquehanna employees BBT Corp. Chairman and CEO Kelly King told a gathering of Susquehanna Bancshares Inc. employees last week which ones will have jobs and how the company will treat those who won't continue with BBT when the merger between the two companies goes through. Mon, 17 Nov 2014 11:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141117/LVB01/141119879&source=RSS