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The Talk with Stacy Wescoe

Stacy Wescoe

About Stacy Wescoe

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.

Agent: Travelers cautious but not canceling Caribbean vacations because of Zika threat

February’s chilly weather generally brings thoughts of travel to warmer climes, but this year those daydreams have been tempered with fears of reports of the Zika virus in a number of Caribbean and Latin American travel destinations.

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The joy of being the target demographic

Last summer I had the privilege of interviewing ArtsQuest’s new CEO, Kassie Hilgert in advance of Musikfest.

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Powerball losers take comfort – winning isn’t everything

So you didn’t win the big Powerball, huh? (I’m assuming that, since none of the jackpot tickets were sold in Pennsylvania.)

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NO FLU FOR YOU! Companies can help stop the spread of office sniffles

Fresh back from the holidays, most office workers are finding that they can’t throw a wadded-up tissue without hitting a sneezing colleague.

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Star Wars a strong force in ticket and tie-in sales

The Force has awakened to the tune of $57 million. Not a bad payday for one night.

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Pawlowski: Test train will show Lehigh Valley passenger rail ‘CAN be done’

If Missouri is the “show me” state, then perhaps the Lehigh Valley can be the “show me” region.

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Remembering Frank Concannon – accountant, councilman, gentleman

An accountant, a city councilman and a charming Irish chap show up at the Pearly Gates and St. Peter says, “Well, hello, Frank Concannon. It's been terribly boring up here without you.”

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Business pros should think before they tweet about sensitive political subjects

There’s a little bit of trouble with water cooler talk these days. It’s no longer just around the water cooler.

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Large-scale layoffs scare good workers from manufacturing careers

Every time there is a symposium or panel discussion or think tank meeting on the future of manufacturing in the Lehigh Valley, the dialogue is always the same.

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WHO says bacon is bad for you? Not the meat industry

Bacon. Unless you're a vegetarian – or a pig – you probably love bacon.

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