Lehigh Valley Business LVB Daily News http://www.lvb.com/section/Daily LVB Daily News News en-us Copyright 2014 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:42:48 EST Wed, 01 Oct 2014 18:42:48 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009989&source=RSS PennDOT wants partner in building natural gas fueling stations The state&#8217s Public-Private Partnership Board approved a project seeking a private partner to develop clean-burning compressed natural gas fueling stations at public transit agencies around the state that would also provide public access to the facilities. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009990&source=RSS Reading company takes center stage at hot rod nationals The 30th National Hot Rod Association Nationals start Thursday at Berks County&#8217s Maple Grove Raceway, and Reading battery manufacturer EnerSys is the primary sponsor of one of the top racers. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 11:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009991&source=RSS Tailgating service beats out Lehigh Valley entrepreneur at Pa. women's business competition The Pennsylvania Commission for Women on Tuesday announced Jacqueline McDevitt and Colleen O&#8217Hara as the winners of the National Association of Women Business Owners - Pennsylvania 2014 Business Plan Competition. Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20141001/LVB01/141009991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939987&source=RSS Pa. Chamber survey Businesses hopeful, more confident Business leaders in Pennsylvania are more hopeful about the state&#8217s economic outlook and the future than they&#8217ve been in some time, according to the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939987&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939988&source=RSS Reading gets gold certification for sustainability Reading announced Monday it is has become certified through the Sustainable Pennsylvania Community certification program. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939988&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939989&source=RSS Four companies find tech-friendly space in Allentown Manhattan and the Silicon Valley may be known as the hot spots for technology startups to find space and grow, but Downtown Allentown is developing a hub of its own. Tue, 30 Sep 2014 09:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140930/LVB01/140939989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929857&source=RSS Valley advertising and website firms merge Two Lehigh Valley firms &#8211 an advertising agency and a website developer &#8211 today announced that they have merged. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929857&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929858&source=RSS NCC, LCCC to benefit from 10M grant Northampton Community College in Bethlehem Township is expected to lead a group of three Pennsylvania colleges in benefiting from a 10 million federal grant for career training. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 11:23:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929858&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929859&source=RSS Hockey debuts at PPL Center with sold-out crowd Lehigh Valley ice hockey fans this weekend finally got to see the Lehigh Valley Phantoms &#8211 as well as the new PPL Center. Mon, 29 Sep 2014 10:17:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140929/LVB01/140929859&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929872&source=RSS Right to Know law change passes Pa. Senate, heads to House A bill that would change Pennsylvania's Right to Know law by expanding the information available from state-related universities, adjusting the appeals process and establishing a new fee structure for commercial requests passed the Senate unanimously Wednesday. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929872&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929875&source=RSS Photo gallery The making of PPL Center The centerpiece of downtown Allentown's revival is the new PPL Center, which opened this month and already has hosted concerts, including ones by the Eagles and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 10:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929875&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929876&source=RSS Air Products lands 29M NASA contract Air Products and Chemicals Inc. in Trexlertown has landed a 28. 8 million contract to provide helium to NASA. Fri, 26 Sep 2014 09:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140926/LVB01/140929876&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929924&source=RSS Waste hauler commits major funding for regional education projects J. P. Mascaro Sons pledged 10 million to support educational initiatives the next five years. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 11:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929924&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929925&source=RSS Olympus to distribute GPS-like system to guide surgeries Olympus Corp. of the Americas in Center Valley announced this week it has reached a deal with Munich-based Brainlab Inc. to be the exclusive U. S. distributor of Kick Navigation, a software that guides and helps navigate physicians during complex ear, nose and throat surgeries. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:54:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929925&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929926&source=RSS Pa. Senate passes medical marijuana bill The Pennsylvania State Senate voted 43-7 to approve legislation that would allow for the use of medical marijuana, but not for smoking or the recreational use of the drug. Thu, 25 Sep 2014 10:44:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20140925/LVB01/140929926&source=RSS