How do you pass legislation through a bitterly divided Congress? Here’s one idea: Cram it into one of the few bills lawmakers have virtually no choice but to pass each year. Read More »»
A group of investors led by BC Partners will pay $83 a share for PetSmart (PETM), a 39% premium from the company's stock price before it began exploring a possible sale early July, according to a company statement. Read More »»
The New Jersey Devils have inked the latest in a string of new partnerships over the past year — one that will allow fans to take part in wine tastings on game nights at the Prudential Center. Read More »»
PNC Bank's plan to move to universal branches — ones that are without the traditional teller — has brought seven such branches to the region. Read More »»
The tools at Atlas Machining and Welding in Northampton, Northampton County, can do just about anything. The only caveat is an operator is needed. Read More »»
Before anyone else tells her, Cathy Roman knows the "Going Out of Business" sign in the window of her Throop appliance store is upside down. Read More »»
If you want an upscale apartment in the Pomeroy's building, you're nearly too late. Read More »»
Ford is upgrading its infotainment system to make it more like a smartphone or tablet -- and it is dumping its longtime software provider Microsoft as part of the change. Read More »»
Oil extended losses below $60 a barrel in New York, falling to a five-year low as the International Energy Agency cut its 2015 demand forecast for the fourth time in five months. Brent also dropped to the lowest in five years. Read More »»
It was a vaudeville house during the Roaring '20s, featuring long-forgotten acts such as female impersonator Frances Renault. Read More »»
The Bethlehem Planning Commission on Thursday gave a green light to the construction of a 587-spot parking garage and lot on East Third Street. Read More »»
A recovering economy and rapidly falling oil prices have provided some breathing room for airlines in recent months, bolstering profits and allowing carriers to buy new planes or upgrade their higher-end service. Read More »»
Sharon Lydon, executive director of the Rutgers Business School, parses no words about the underrepresentation of women in business. Read More »»
Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network of Allenton has opened a new 4,000-square-foot area on the second floor of its Health & Technology Center in Allentown. Read More »»
Bitcoin is accepted as "a payment option to buy apps, games and other digital content from Windows, Window Phone, Xbox Games, Xbox Music or Xbox Video Stores," according to the Microsoft (MSFT, Tech30)'s payment and billing policy. Read More »»
Environmental leaders are hosting a public forum Tuesday in Lower Saucon Township to discuss the proposed PennEast Pipeline. Read More »»
Foodies rejoice. There will soon be five more places to dine out in Berks County. Read More »»
New Jersey financial executives were more bullish on the overall economy than their peers nationwide, according to audit, tax and advisory firm Grant Thornton's Fall 2014 CFO Survey. Read More »»
Because it applies only to establishments with 20 or more locations, Obamacare's newly finalized calorie labeling requirement won't directly affect many restaurants and other retail food establishments based in Central Pennsylvania. Read More »»
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