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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

Businesses thank vets with discounts and giveaways

By November 10, 2016 11:55 AM

In addition to the parades and memorials being held for Veterans Day, businesses around the Greater Lehigh Valley and the nation are thanking the country's veterans on Friday and beyond with a number of different promotions to say “thanks” for serving the nation. CONTINUE READING

Will Yuengling’s endorsement of Trump hurt beer sales?

October 27, 2016 03:14 PM

America’s oldest brewery may be losing more than a few drinkers after Eric Trump, son of presidential candidate and firebrand Donald Trump, posted a photo on Twitter of Eric Trump and Dick Yuengling, CEO of D.G. Yuengling & Son in Pottsville CONTINUE READING

Election season got you down? De-stress with these inspirational quotes

October 20, 2016 03:48 PM

If you aren’t stressed now, you’ve probably managed to avoid all coverage of the contentious presidential election, social media and likely all interactions with co-workers, family and friends. CONTINUE READING


Coca-Cola Park up for the honor of 'America's Best Restroom'

October 4, 2016 03:05 PM

The Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Coca-Cola Park have received many awards over the years. CONTINUE READING

Can Crayola make coloring cool for tough-to-target tweens?

September 23, 2016 04:38 PM

Small children love to color. It’s a well-known fact. CONTINUE READING

'Escape' the office with a little escape-room team building

September 6, 2016 04:33 PM

After a hard week's work, who wouldn't want to escape the office for a fun afternoon of recreation with co-workers? CONTINUE READING

Bistros are big, but are they the future or a fad?

August 26, 2016 12:05 PM

I've become pretty good at spotting trends. After 10 years working as a business news reporter, I've seen the popularity of business ideas and ventures wax and wane. CONTINUE READING

Telemarketers targeting mobile phones are annoying and sometimes scary

August 10, 2016 02:17 PM

A few years ago, I got rid of my home's landline, as many others have done. CONTINUE READING

Olympus celebrates 10 years as major Lehigh Valley employer

July 22, 2016 10:35 AM

It’s hard to believe it’s been 10 years since Olympus Corp. of the Americas packed its bags and moved its North and South American headquarters from Melville, N.Y., to Center Valley. CONTINUE READING

No sea monsters here – sonar finds better way to clean your car

July 5, 2016 03:15 PM

The same technology that the Navy has been using to track down enemy subs since before World War II will now be making sure nothing – and nobody – touches your car at a Saucon Valley car wash. CONTINUE READING

Stubborn Siberian husky goes viral, gets stuffed

June 22, 2016 03:20 PM

You loved the dog. Now, you can own the pillow. CONTINUE READING

Give back without spending a dime

By April 27, 2017 04:15 PM

The importance of giving back is often overlooked, particularly when it comes... CONTINUE READING

Sands Bethlehem announces partnership, 4-H gardening club

By Christopher Holland
May 3, 2017 11:20 AM

Spring has finally arrived. The trees are in full bloom, the warm air is... CONTINUE READING

'Winter is coming' – but road work woes are here now

By May 4, 2017 09:36 AM

Spring is in the air. That means warmer weather, green trees and flowers... CONTINUE READING

Old-school beers: Ballantine, Schaefer and Schmidt's of Philadelphia

By May 2, 2017 08:53 AM

An enjoyable encounter recently with Pabst Blue Ribbon – and that is not... CONTINUE READING

Business Events

2017 Women of Influence Awards
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
2017 Forty Under 40 Awards
Thursday, June 15, 2017
CPBJ Business Event
Wednesday, August 2, 2017
2017 Healthcare Heroes Awards
Thursday, August 31, 2017
CFO of the Year Awards
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
CPBJ Business Event
Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Special Editions

Health Care Heroes 2017

By April 26, 2017 10:44 AM


Meeting and Event Planner 2017

March 14, 2017 09:53 AM

The Greater Lehigh Valley is brimming with venues and services for business events. This special report from Lehigh Valley Business delivers resources for answering the “where,” “how” and “who-to-call” questions of planning an event. CONTINUE READING

Construction & Real Estate Spring 2017

February 20, 2017 03:22 PM

Lehigh Valley Business offers an upfront view of the latest construction and real estate news and trends in both commercial and residential in our annual Construction & Real Estate reports. The issue includes up-date information on the current projects that are influencing the Greater Lehigh Valley as well as the current real estate environment. CONTINUE READING


Milestones 2017

February 9, 2017 01:11 PM

Reaching a company anniversary — be it ten years or one hundred years — is a testimonial to an organization: its employees, management, research and development, sales and marketing, manufacturing, quality, service, distribution and financial leadership. Lehigh Valley Business is pleased to provide you with a unique marketing opportunity to showcase your business achievements: a glossy, full-color publication called Milestones. This multimedia marketing opportunity provides you with a unique way to share your success story with the business community. CONTINUE READING

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