Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2018 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:43:37 EST Mon, 22 Jan 2018 07:43:37 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119843&source=RSS Bethlehem's music man has 15 million plan to bring more people downtown Jeff Parks, who assured his legacy more than 30 years ago when he dreamed up Musikfest, has returned to Bethlehem&#8217s historic downtown to start his second act a 15 million apartment complex. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:42:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119843&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119847&source=RSS Business Coke makes bold recycling pledge Coca-Cola is pledging to keep more of its cans and bottles out of landfills. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119847&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119848&source=RSS Nation What the government shutdown would mean WASHINGTON &#8212 Funding to keep the federal lights on will run out at midnight on Friday unless Congress passes a new spending bill and President Trump signs it into law. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:04:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119848&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119849&source=RSS World New Zealand PM reveals she is pregnant New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced that she is pregnant. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:02:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119849&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119850&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Canadian man gets parking ticket for 'car' made of snow A Canadian man made a fake car out of snow and got a real parking ticket. Fri, 19 Jan 2018 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180119/LVB01/180119850&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119863&source=RSS Business Amazon picks 20 finalists for its second headquarters Amazon has released a short list of cities it's considering for its second headquarters. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119863&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119866&source=RSS South Whitehall grants second extension to developer SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP. , Pa. - At its Wednesday meeting, the South Whitehall Board of Commissioners approved 3-0 a second year-long extension for Hotel Hamilton LLC to complete its plan to develop the property around the King George Inn. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:28:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119866&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119867&source=RSS Business Wyndham Worldwide buying La Quinta for 1.95 billion PARSIPPANY, N. J. &#8212 Wyndham is buying La Quinta's hotel franchise and management businesses for 1. 95 billion in cash. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119867&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119868&source=RSS Nation Winter storm kills three in the South, cancels hundreds of flights A winter storm that killed two people in Louisiana and one in Houston has blanketed the South in snow and ice, causing traffic pileups, canceling hundreds of flights and prompting officials to urge people to stay indoors through Thursday afternoon, when a considerable warm-up is expected. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 09:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119868&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119869&source=RSS World Kazakhstan bus fire kills 52 with few survivors A bus has caught fire in north-western Kazakhstan, killing 52 people, the interior ministry has said. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:53:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119869&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119870&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Turkish sanitation workers create library with trashed books Garbage collectors in the Turkish capital of Ankara have opened a public library filled with discarded books. Thu, 18 Jan 2018 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180118/LVB01/180119870&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119879&source=RSS How Bethlehem plans to keep developers accountable Bethlehem is one step closer to creating a tracking system for the alphabet soup of economic development tools the city offers to ensure they're working and going to the right projects. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 11:39:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119879&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119883&source=RSS Business Nestle selling U.S. candy brands to Nutella company Nestle is selling nearly 3 billion worth of its U. S. candy brands, including Butterfinger, BabyRuth and Nerds, to Ferrero, the maker of Nutella, according to the companies. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:11:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119883&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119884&source=RSS Nation New California declares 'independence' from California in bid to become 51st state The founders of New California took an early step toward statehood Monday with the reading of their own Declaration of Independence from California, a state they describe as ungovernable. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:07:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119884&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119885&source=RSS World Koreas to march under single 'united' flag in Olympic Games North and South Korea have agreed to march together under a single unified Korea flag at next month's Winter Olympics in the South. Wed, 17 Jan 2018 10:03:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20180117/LVB01/180119885&source=RSS