Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2015 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:36:27 EST Fri, 03 Jul 2015 22:36:27 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709956&source=RSS New CEO announced at Pottstown hospital Pottstown Memorial Medical Center has a new leader. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:37:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709956&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709957&source=RSS 4.3M office building under construction in Hellertown New office space is going up in Hellertown with the start of construction for the Hellertown Professional Building near the intersection of Main and Water streets. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:14:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709957&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709958&source=RSS Toomey tours Mack Trucks, cites need for transit funding U. S. Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania visited Mack Trucks' Lower Macungie Township plant Wednesday afternoon, touring the manufacturing plant and touting the importance of long-term funding for transportation improvements. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709958&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709959&source=RSS Construction starts next week on Bethlehem luxury apartment project The start of construction of a three-building complex of luxury apartments, offices and retail space next week means road closures for South Side Bethlehem. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:58:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709959&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709963&source=RSS With Kraft merger, fate of Upper Macungie employees uncertain Kraft Foods Group Inc. shareholders voted Wednesday to approve the company's sale to H. J. Heinz Co. , clearing the way for the creation of the third-largest food and beverage company in North America and the fifth-largest worldwide. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709963&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709966&source=RSS World Dollar firms before payrolls Greece unease simmers The dollar hit a three-week high on Thursday and world stock markets had a delicate feel, as the implication of U. S. jobs data later for a possible Fed rate hike added to Europe's uncertainty over Greece. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:34:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709967&source=RSS US Robust jobs report could instill confidence Due to the Fourth of July market shutdown Friday, the monthly employment report dubbed Jobs Friday will be renamed Jobs Thursday. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:31:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709969&source=RSS Business US airlines investigated over ticket prices The Justice Department is investigating whether US airlines have colluded to keep prices high. In a statement, the department confirmed an Associated Press report it was looking into possible unlawful coordination by some airlines. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709971&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Pope dolls, bobble heads up for sale months before US visit Pope Francis is a doll. No, really. The people organizing the pontiff's September visit to Philadelphia launched an online store Wednesday featuring papal plush dolls and bobble heads. Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:22:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150702/LVB01/150709971&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709972&source=RSS Kalahari Resorts opens today in Poconos After a year-and-a-half of construction, the massive Kalahari Resorts Conventions project in the Poconos is finally complete and opens today in Tobyhanna Township. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 11:32:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709972&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709973&source=RSS New, all-electronic interchange opens on Pa. Turnpike in Carbon County Just in time for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, the 23 million all-electronic interchange of the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Carbon County opened Tuesday, allowing easier access to motorists traveling to and from the Poconos on the Northeast Extension of Interstate 476. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:24:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709973&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709984&source=RSS 2.5B in transportation improvements planned for Valley The region&#8217s economic growth has presented tremendous opportunities for businesses. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 09:36:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709984&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709986&source=RSS US Fiat Chrysler sales streak continues on SUV, pickup demand Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV said U. S. sales rose 8. 2 percent in June as its Jeep sport utility vehicles and Ram trucks won buyers, maintaining a streak of gains that spans more than five years. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709986&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709990&source=RSS Business Apple busted for price fixing, fined 450M A federal appeal court Tuesday upheld a ruling charging Apple of illegally conspiring to inflate e-book prices to consumers, despite a vigorous legal battle from the company. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709994&source=RSS Out of the Ordinary Former prison with mountain view for sale, sleeps hundreds For sale A 325-acre New York property containing more than 100 structures atop a mountain offering spectacular views. Sleeps hundreds. Wed, 01 Jul 2015 08:41:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20150701/LVB01/150709994&source=RSS