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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

Stacy's big hypothetical week of Lehigh Valley adventure

By October 24, 2014 09:22 AM

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. CONTINUE READING

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

October 16, 2014 03:35 PM

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

Phantoms score with this female fan

October 6, 2014 02:24 PM

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


Wine tasting with Godfather actor likely to be mobbed

September 25, 2014 09:51 AM

My husband must have seen every mob movie a dozen times, and he enjoys them every time. CONTINUE READING

A little help with helping others

September 17, 2014 03:59 PM

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. CONTINUE READING

I phone. You phone. We all phone for iPhone

September 12, 2014 01:00 PM

So, do you have your new iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 plus? CONTINUE READING

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

September 5, 2014 03:11 PM

A century or longer ago, work was hard – really hard. CONTINUE READING

WHO ARE YOU: Does the Internet know the real you?

August 27, 2014 03:53 PM

While planning my wedding in the late 1990s, I did a lot of research and shopping online. CONTINUE READING

Ice Bucket Challenge: Don’t let silly stunts cool you to message

August 21, 2014 10:06 AM

When is enough enough? When does the public get sick of something that’s gone “viral?” CONTINUE READING

Williams’ death sparks open dialogue on depression

August 12, 2014 03:52 PM

If you were like me, you were shocked Monday when you got home from work and turned on the television. CONTINUE READING

I whined … you listened: Readers react to recent blogs

July 29, 2014 03:34 PM

Ask and ye shall receive. CONTINUE READING

You can't rush quality work

By January 29, 2015 02:56 PM

Patience is a virtue that takes too long. CONTINUE READING

Update: Jeff Daniels concert now May 14

By Christopher Holland
December 17, 2014 02:11 PM

UPDATE: Because of a conflict with filming a movie, Jeff... CONTINUE READING

Soda blues: No more A-Treat means a hole in Allentown's nostalgic hearts

By January 23, 2015 04:49 PM

When I was growing up as a young girl in Allentown if there was soda in the... CONTINUE READING


By January 28, 2015 02:44 PM

Pete Carroll vs. Bill Belichick. CONTINUE READING

Social small business

By January 26, 2015 01:18 PM

We all know that small businesses are the heart and soul of the economy. CONTINUE READING

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Special Editions

Business of the Year 2014

By December 11, 2014 04:34 PM

Our 24-page special supplement honors the businesses and executives of the year in the Greater Lehigh Valley — as well as three new members of the Lehigh Valley Business Hall of Fame. CONTINUE READING

Giving Guide 2014

December 12, 2014 09:31 AM

Lehigh Valley Business is pleased to bring you our inaugural Giving Guide, Regional Philanthropic Opportunities. This informative publication highlights the various nonprofit organizations that are making a difference in our community and have a presence in the Greater Lehigh Valley. Nonprofits play a huge role in the region, and this publication showcases their initiatives and programs. CONTINUE READING

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