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ETERNAL CARE, FOREVER EVOLVING Corporate takeovers, more cremations and endless maintenance, but compassion remains at the core of the cemetery industry

ETERNAL CARE, FOREVER EVOLVING Corporate takeovers, more cremations and endless maintenance, but compassion remains at the core of the cemetery industry

By BRYAN HAY Special for Lehigh Valley Business

It's two weeks before Memorial Day, and Michael Nally and his staff at Charles Evans Cemetery in Reading are hard at work to ensure the...

Businesses assail new rule on overtime

A new federally issued rule that would double the salary threshold for employees who are exempt from overtime will greatly hinder business growth...

Grocery Outlet opens another location, in Upper Bucks

A marriage made in retail heaven: national brands and deep discounts.

Berks company hopes to score with football launcher

With a degree in physics from Kutztown University, Fred Hafer Jr. and his father in 2005 bought Omnitech Automation in Emmaus, which builds...

Valley gets up and rides the wave that no one saw coming

premium content Valley gets up and rides the wave that no one saw coming

By Don Cunningham

There are times at the ocean side when a wave seems to appear from nowhere.

premium content Employ vision, innovation, leadership to leverage change

Change – which is inevitable – comes with a physical and psychological natural resistance to it. Yet businesses and...

10,000-square-foot addition underway at Exeter recycling center

J.P. Mascaro & Sons of Audubon started construction on a 10,000-square-foot addition to its recycling facility, TotalRecycle, in Exeter Township.

MEDICAL MARIJUANA AT WORK Employers should wait to see how new Pa. law takes shape; but act now to minimize risk

It may take two years for Pennsylvania's new medical marijuana law to be fully implemented, but it's not too early for employers to take...

Marijuana law creates potential ADA pitfalls for employers

Marijuana law creates potential ADA pitfalls for employers

By TIMOTHY GILSBACH

With the April passage of the Medical Marijuana Act, Pennsylvania became the 24th state to permit the use of marijuana for medical purposes.

Medicare pilot program targets Berks hospitals Networks held accountable for quality of and spending for joint replacements

Hundreds of thousands of patients receive hip and knee replacement surgery each year.

Global tactic courts students, fosters science, math overseas

President Carmen Twillie Ambar of Cedar Crest College flew halfway across the world to meet and recruit young women to attend college.

Appointment kick-starts Reading foundation

Reading Health System now has its new Reading Health System Foundation up and running with the appointment of Katherine Thornton as president of...

NEW VENTURES: African fusion eatery celebrates flavors of many cultures

NEW VENTURES: African fusion eatery celebrates flavors of many cultures

Don't call Zanzibar Kababs & Grill in Kuhnsville a Mediterranean restaurant.

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