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, 25 Nov 2014 19:19:05 EST Tue, 25 Nov 2014 19:19:05 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129918&source=RSS Construction finishes on 5M Lehigh County logistics center Construction is now complete on plastic manufacturer Palram Americas' 5 million logistics center in Weisenberg Township near Kutztown. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129918&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129919&source=RSS Airport authority awards 12.9M contract for runway project The Lehigh Northampton Airport Authority awarded a 12. 9 million construction contract to a local firm for a project to safely stop an overrunning aircraft. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129919&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129920&source=RSS PennDOT seeks developer for compressed natural gas stations across the state The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is once again reaching out to the private sector for help. Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141125/LVB01/141129920&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129943&source=RSS Consultant to discuss Allentown development plans tonight The public will have a chance tonight to offer input and hear recommendations from a city consultant regarding future development plans in Allentown. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:05:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129943&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129945&source=RSS Vacant Bethlehem school could become high-end residential units A vacant school in Bethlehem could be transformed into high-end residential units. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129945&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129946&source=RSS Pa. unemployment rate hits six-year low in October The commonwealth added 12,600 nonfarm jobs in October &#8212 most of those in the private service sectors &#8212 as the unemployment rate dropped to 5. 4 percent from 5. 7 percent. Mon, 24 Nov 2014 09:21:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141124/LVB01/141129946&source=RSS 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