Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:12:39 EST Sat, 30 Aug 2014 12:12:39 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829816&source=RSS Alternative Medicaid expansion approved area health insurance providers to benefit Several Greater Lehigh Valley health insurance providers are one step closer to serving the community in a broader capacity after being included among the nine selected providers for Healthy Pennsylvania. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 12:12:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829816&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829819&source=RSS Unity Bancorp share sale nets 6M as it focuses on business loans Unity Bancorp Inc. , parent company of Unity Bank, which has branches in Northampton County and Warren County, N. J. , has completed the sale of 760,713 common shares in its 10-for-1 rights offering &#8211 a transaction that will in part help with expansion plans and loans to businesses. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 10:29:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829819&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829820&source=RSS Mid Penn Bank to buy Miners Bank of Schuylkill County Mid Penn Bancorp Inc. has agreed to buy Phoenix Bancorp Inc. , the Schuylkill County-based parent company of Miners Bank, for about 14. 5 million. Fri, 29 Aug 2014 09:20:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140829/LVB01/140829820&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829832&source=RSS First tenant moves into redeveloped Allentown landmark Trifecta Technologies, an information technology business solutions provider in Wescosville, has moved into The Trifecta Building at 612 Hamilton St. in downtown Allentown. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 12:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829832&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829833&source=RSS Waste hauler lands 1.1M contract in Berks J. P. Mascaro Sons, a regional solid waste and recycling company based in Audubon, has been awarded a new three-year, 1. 1 million contract to service the borough of Hamburg. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829833&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829838&source=RSS Commercial real estate agency to auction as many as 15 properties charities to benefit A commercial real estate broker and a number of Monroe County area property owners are partnering for the third year of an innovative fundraiser to benefit a number of charities in the region. Thu, 28 Aug 2014 09:46:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140828/LVB01/140829838&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829887&source=RSS Bank counts on continued growth with new location in Lower Nazareth A new bank branch with a fresh look is on its way to Lower Nazareth Township. Serfass Construction of North Whitehall Township will break ground in late September on a new bank branch for Lafayette Ambassador Bank, said David Serfass, president. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829887&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829888&source=RSS Vince's Cheesesteaks closing, moving closer to downtown Allentown Working for his father's cheesesteak shop since he was a child, Vince Cocca Jr. continued his father's legacy and 60-year cheesesteak business, eventually landing the company in its existing Trexlertown location. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:27:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829888&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829889&source=RSS Bridgeworks firm receives grant to improve plastics recycling process Zzyzx Polymers has received a 737,000 small-business innovation research grant from the National Science Foundation to support the company&#8217s research and development of a new plastic polymers manufacturing process. Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140827/LVB01/140829889&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829908&source=RSS Philly cheesesteak eatery, new office to open in Allentown next month Tony Luke's, a Philadelphia franchise sandwich restaurant, will open its first Lehigh Valley location in a new spot in downtown Allentown next month, while a new company will occupy office space above it. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 11:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829908&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829915&source=RSS The Great Allentown Fair starts tonight should bring in 500K visitors The 162nd Great Allentown Fair debuts tonight and runs through Labor Day weekend in Allentown's west end, bringing hundreds of jobs and hoping to attract nearly a half-million visitors. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829915&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829916&source=RSS Indoor soccer facility planned for former Allentown warehouse A mixed-use warehouse and office building in Allentown is expected to be converted into an indoor soccer and sports facility by this fall. Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140826/LVB01/140829916&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829939&source=RSS A fresher look for Bethlehem's Mint Gastropub Spending most of his childhood working in his father's Bethlehem pizzeria, at 12 years old Domenico &#8220Mimmo&#8221 Lombardo aspired to one day transform a bank into a restaurant. And so he has. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829939&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829940&source=RSS Despite flipping decline, Pa. still a leading state for ROI Home investors focused on flipping discounted properties struggled to find deals in the second quarter. Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140825/LVB01/140829940&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829952&source=RSS PPL drops price to compare for business, residential customers Small businesses could get price break on electricity next month Fri, 22 Aug 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140822/LVB01/140829952&source=RSS