In a 6 to 1 vote, Bethlehem City Council Tuesday evening approved the hiring of a "business retention and attraction officer" to work in its community and economic development department. Read More »»
A multi-state agency aimed at protecting the Delaware River watershed plans to conduct a review of the PennEast Pipeline route currently proposed to cut through a large swath of the watershed. Read More »»
Halliburton (HAL)'s planned deal for Baker Hughes (BHI) is seen as changing the competitive landscape in the oilfield services industry. But it may also present game-changing opportunities for small and mid-cap services firms, said analysts. Read More »»
Betfair, the London-based online gaming operator, has partnered with the Golden Nugget Atlantic City in what is the website's third partnership since Internet casino games became legal in New Jersey. Read More »»
Virginia-based Norfolk Southern Corp., which has growing intermodal freight operations in Central Pennsylvania, has announced a $217 million acquisition of nearly 283 miles of rail line between Sunbury and Schenectady, N.Y. Read More »»
On Nov. 19, the world will be celebrating International GIS Day. Read More »»
IBM (IBM.N) has won an outsourcing contract from Germany's Lufthansa (LHAG.DE) worth 1 billion euros ($1.25 billion) that will see the U.S. company take over the airline's information technology infrastructure services division and staff. Read More »»
Last week, the singer said on his website, that he was kicking his daily Starbucks latte habit because he claimed the coffee company had teamed up with Monsanto to sue Vermont over a new law on genetically engineered foods. Young called out to his fans to join a petition by the organization SumOfUs. Read More »»
The battle for Botox maker Allergan Inc. appears to be over — and the winner is not Bridgewater-based Valeant Pharmaceuticals, but a different New Jersey company. Read More »»
The federal government has released 2015 premium rate change data on all individual and small-group health insurance plans. Read More »»
The early morning hours of Oct. 18 proved to be a true test for Shuman Development Group of Reading after a fire ripped through the six-floor Reading Outlets Center. Read More »»
The Muhlenberg Township Board of Commissioners held a Conditional Use Hearing for the Bellar-Seth property located on the corner of Fifth Street Highway and Bellevue Avenue at Monday night's meeting. Read More »»
Bethlehem Township commissioners on Monday voiced concerns about traffic that an 11-building office park at Route 33 and William Penn Highway would bring but appeared generally supportive of the project. Read More »»
After two years of popping up at high-profile events sporting Google Glass, the gadget that transforms eyeglasses into spy-movie worthy technology, Google co-founder Sergey Brin sauntered bare-faced into a Silicon Valley red-carpet event on Sunday. Read More »»
Halliburton (HAL) said Monday it will spend $34.6 billion to acquire Baker Hughes (BHI). Read More »»
With four Atlantic City casinos having closed this year and another in danger of going dark next month, the properties that remain appear to be reaping the benefits. Read More »»
Commonwealth revenue is projected to grow, but it will not keep pace with expenses in the coming years, according to the latest economic and budget outlook from the state's Independent Fiscal Office. Read More »»
As Pocono businesses were preparing to enter into one of the region’s busiest times of the year – fall foliage and deer-hunting season – they had no idea it would all come to a near-halt. Read More »»
Installation of much-discussed safety improvements on Allentown's busy Basin Street will begin Monday. Read More »»
Developer J.B. Reilly has been building apartments for 25 years, but he's never seen demand like he's seeing now for his high-end apartments in Center City Allentown. Read More »»
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