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Writer and online editor Stacy Wescoe has her finger on the pulse of the business community in the Greater Lehigh Valley and keeps you up-to-date with what coworkers and competitors are talking about around the water cooler — and on social media

A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley

A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley

In 1964, Glenn Wescoe was a 21-year old apprentice with IBEW Local 375 in Allentown. Read More »»

Are retailers turkeys for opening on Thanksgiving?

Are retailers turkeys for opening on Thanksgiving?

“To shop or not to shop?” That is the question. Read More »»

Upstart animal transit firm hits bump in the road

Upstart animal transit firm hits bump in the road

Having been involved with animal rescue for a few years, I've fostered kittens, dogs and even a rabbit for various rescue organizations. Read More »»

Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure

Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure

I'm 45. But in my 20s, I spent most of my evenings at home, in bars or perhaps a movie now and then. More often than not, I was bored. There wasn't a heck of a lot to do unless you were a big fan of bar trivia or karaoke – which luckily I was. Read More »»

Orange is the new black for PPL -- but blue is on the horizon

Orange is the new black for PPL -- but blue is on the horizon

Starting soon, Allentown will look a little blue, and the city's skyline may never be the same. Read More »»

Phantoms score with this female fan

Phantoms score with this female fan

I was quite pleasantly surprised last weekend to find that after 45 years of not knowing it, apparently I am a hockey fan. Read More »»

Wine tasting with Godfather actor likely to be mobbed

Wine tasting with Godfather actor likely to be mobbed

My husband must have seen every mob movie a dozen times, and he enjoys them every time. Read More »»

A little help with helping others

A little help with helping others

As others are enjoying the autumnal smells of newly fallen leaves and freshly brewed pumpkin-spiced latte, I am enjoying the lack of a particular smell – kitty litter. Read More »»

I phone. You phone. We all phone for iPhone

I phone. You phone. We all phone for iPhone

So, do you have your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? Read More »»

If you want pain, you gotta pay: Desk jockeys seek release in extreme races

If you want pain, you gotta pay: Desk jockeys seek release in extreme races

A century or longer ago, work was hard – really hard. Read More »»

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Complex systems and critical missions – today’s data center

The need to store data will not go away, and as more companies require space...

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Photo festival to kick off at ArtsQuest

As an aspiring, self-taught photographer, I'm always looking at the world...

The Talk

A sentimental celebration as IBEW 375 marks 100 years of Lighting up the Lehigh Valley

In 1964, Glenn Wescoe was a 21-year old apprentice with IBEW Local 375 in...

Editor at Large

Thankful as thankful can be

Please indulge this list of 10 things to be thankful for as we approach the...

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Better employee engagement, better bottom line

What if there were a method to increase employee engagement – and improve...

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Special Editions

Health Care Update 2014

Health Care Update 2014
Our 16-page special supplement examines trends in health care as they affect businesses and the consumer in the region and beyond. Health Care Update 2014 also includes exclusive interviews with health system executives and lists of regional hospitals, health insurance companies, benefits consulting firms and more.

Fastest Growing Companies 2014

Fastest Growing Companies 2014
Our 20-page special supplement honors the 30 fastest-growing companies in the Greater Lehigh Valley. They’ve all demonstrated the skill, effort and foresight to flourish — regardless of the economic conditions.

PPL Center 2014

PPL Center 2014
The opening of PPL Center in Allentown signals another watershed moment in the remarkable revitalization of the city’s downtown. Our 20-page special supplement looks at the making of the arena, its impact on the economy here and beyond, and what it means to the future of the region.

CFO of the Year Awards 2014

CFO of the Year Awards 2014
Lehigh Valley Business honors the financial executives who keep the wheels turning for their companies and the entire region. Our 28-page special supplement fetes these professionals — who typically toil and strategize behind the scenes yet are ever so vital to success.


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