Lehigh Valley Business Featured News http://www.lvb.com Featured News News en-us Copyright 2017 Lehigh Valley Business Journal Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:40:19 EST Tue, 21 Feb 2017 20:40:19 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229966&source=RSS Reading DoubleTree GM receives global honor READING, Pa. - There was a chance Craig Poole would not have come to Reading to become the General Manager of the DoubleTree Hotel. He says, at one point, he turned down an offer from Walt Disney World in Orlando. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:10:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229966&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229967&source=RSS Business HSBC hit by loss of more than 4B The hangover from the murky past of HSBC's private banking business is still lingering. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229967&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229968&source=RSS Nation Powerball jackpot soars to 403 million LOUISVILLE &#8212 The jackpot for the next Powerball drawing rose to an estimated 403 million after no one matched all six numbers Saturday, officials of the multistate game reported Monday. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:57:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229968&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229969&source=RSS World Three held for planning French attack Three people have been arrested in France on suspicion of plotting a terrorism attack, police sources say. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:55:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229969&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229970&source=RSS Out of the ordinary College student opened care package from mom, it was the trash he forgot to take out Connor Cox's mom is an expert at getting revenge. Tue, 21 Feb 2017 08:50:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170221/LVB01/170229970&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229987&source=RSS Second brewery headlines newcomers to Easton's renovated silk mill If you were excited about the microbrewery and restaurant coming to the Simon Silk Mill, you'll love this news. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 09:25:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229987&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229989&source=RSS Business Texas oil fields rebound from price lull, but jobs are left behind MIDLAND, Tex. &#8212 In the land where oil jobs were once a guaranteed road to security for blue-collar workers, Eustasio Velazquez's career has been upended by technology. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:52:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229989&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229990&source=RSS Nation Oroville residents return home Happy to return home after after damage to an Oroville Dam spillway in California prompted a massive evacuation, residents remain alert in case they are ordered to leave their homes once again. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:48:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229990&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229991&source=RSS World South Sudan declares famine A famine has been declared in parts of South Sudan, the first to be announced in any part of the world in six years. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229991&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229992&source=RSS Out of the ordinary 1,000 day-old chicks found abandoned in England field Feb. 18 UPI -- Animal welfare inspectors opened an investigation after some 1,000 day-old chicks were found abandoned in an open field outside Cambridgeshire in eastern England on Friday. Mon, 20 Feb 2017 08:40:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170220/LVB01/170229992&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219893&source=RSS Jaindl proposes warehouses, hotels, restaurants on 217 acres in Fogelsville Developer David Jaindl is proposing to put up to six 20,000-square-foot warehouses, two hotels, three restaurants and an office building on 217 acres along Main Street in the village of Fogelsville. However, he told Upper Macungie planners Wednesday that he is willing to discuss possible alternatives. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 10:16:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219893&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219896&source=RSS Nation Mistakes at U.S. lab force hundreds of Zika tests to be repeated Officials in Washington, D. C. 's public health laboratory had to repeat Zika tests for nearly 300 pregnant women, including two women who were mistakenly told they tested negative for the mosquito-borne virus that has been shown to cause birth defects. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:51:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219896&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219897&source=RSS Business Ford not scrapping plans to build Mexico factories Mexico City AFP - Ford is sticking with its plan to build two new factories in Mexico, despite an announcement last month that it had scrapped plans for a plant in the central state of San Luis Potosi. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:45:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219897&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219898&source=RSS World Shrine attack prompts Pakistan security crackdown Pakistan says dozens of militants have been killed in a security crackdown following Thursday's attack on a shrine that left at least 80 people dead. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:19:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219898&source=RSS http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219899&source=RSS Out of the ordinary Pet squirrel foils burglary attempt MERIDIAN, Idaho AP &#8212 A pet squirrel named Joey prevented a burglary attempt in Idaho last week by scratching the teen suspect when he tried to break into a gun safe, police said. Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:15:00 EST http://www.lvb.com/article/20170217/LVB01/170219899&source=RSS