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Out of the ordinary: Michigan police 'pawfficer' gets name, rank on force

Source: Associated Press

A suburban Detroit police department has created a new rank of "pawfficer" for the cat that has joined the force.

Keno comes to Pa. retailers, restaurants

Starting today, Pennsylvania residents can keno. The Pennsylvania Lottery has launched the gambling game, keno, at the state's lottery retailers and...

Financial advisory firm signs on for Tower 6

A financial advisory firm looking to capitalize on the growing financial services needs for professionals in downtown Allentown will occupy space in...

PPL releases electricity supply price for second half of year

Business customers in the PPL could see a small dip in their electric bill starting in June, as will residential users.

VF Outlet to reopen, part of $70M redevelopment in West Reading

The relocated VF Outlet store will open to much fanfare this Friday in the former Designers Place building, marking the first phase of the $70...

$500K grant to improve welding program in Monroe

The Monroe Career & Technical Institute has received a $510,000 grant to help expand job training and replace aging welding equipment with...

Four area professional women ‘Take the Lead’ at Girl Scout award ceremony

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania recently honored four women during its “Take the Lead” award ceremony.

Local company launches smartphone app for dump truck users

An Orefield software company said it launched a calculator smartphone app for people in the construction industry to help them speed up the process...

ESSA Bank & Trust to occupy space in Tower 6

ESSA Bank & Trust signed a lease for retail and office space in Tower 6, downtown Allentown’s newest building.

Local developer buys land slated for retail use

A local developer plans to build a mix of retail and commercial uses on a 7.2-acre property it acquired in Montgomery County.

Recruiting a talented workforce as older workers set to retire

Meeting the coming talent shortfall through apprenticeships, on the job training and recruitment were among the topics at the Upskilling Your...

Cyber-crime fighters win collegiate business-pitch summit

A pair of crime fighters took prizes Thursday night at the Second Annual Lehigh Valley Collegiate Business Pitch Summit.

Work begins in Forks for Illinois-based manufacturer

J.G. Petrucci Co. Inc. said it started construction on a 30,000-square-foot specialized manufacturing facility in Forks Township for Silbrico Corp.,...

Airport authority wants public to weigh in on its LVIA master plan

Officials who operate the Greater Lehigh Valley’s flagship airport are offering the public a chance to see and hear about its development plans...

Chocolate, pallets and powder benefit from latest round of Ben Franklin investments

Godiva Chocolatier in Exeter Township and Nazareth Pallet Company in Northampton are among the companies getting assistance with Ben Franklin...

College students to vie for prize at entrepreneurial pitch summit

In a series of 10-minute lightning rounds, students from six area colleges will have a chance tonight to make their best case for why their business...

Airport authority approves construction of $16M business aviation hangar

As New Jersey runs out of room for people looking to store corporate jets and small business aircraft, Lehigh Valley International Airport seeks to...

Rentokil Steritech acquires two Western pest control companies

Reading-based Rentokil Steritech, one of the country’s largest pest control companies, added two more companies to its growing portfolio, part...

Mack to have first fully electric refuse truck operating in NYC

Mack Trucks’ Lehigh Valley manufacturing facility will be building the company’s first fully electric Mack LR refuse model truck in North...

Vistacom Tech Expo shows latest audiovisual equipment

Moments before the 2018 Vistacom Tech Expo began this morning at SteelStacks in Bethlehem, one of the vendors looked up at the entrance and remarked,...

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