When Berks County Industrial Development Authority officials were planning a business park on 155 acres they bought from Reading Regional Airport several years ago, they realized they faced a major problem: The Route 183 corridor lacks the electricity for the manufacturers and warehouses they wanted to attract there.Read More »
Ron Jerdon has been guided by one essential rule since launching his construction company – the Golden Rule – and that, he said, is the key to the young firm’s success.Read More »
You don't need a vineyard to be a winery, said Mark Gerencher, who along with his wife, Carrie, is bringing the concept of an urban winery to the West End Theatre District of Allentown.
Manzella Construction's green-thinking philosophy began rolling out one project after another in Berks County in 2005.
When a disaster hits a business or home, such as a fire or flood, the situation can be cumbersome and unsettling, to say the least.Read More »
Kiprian “Kip” Fedetz remembers the drafting class he took in 10th grade and enjoying the structured form of drawing and thinking in a three-dimensional way.Read More »
Owning and operating a small business is no easy feat, especially when you're a sole proprietor competing in a diverse market.
First Commonwealth Federal Credit Union, headquartered in Hanover Township, Northampton County, hired Donna LoStocco of Lebanon, N.J., as president and CEO, effective July 1.Read More »
The Provident Bank Foundation presented $5,000 to Allentown Symphony Association in support of its educational and social initiative, El Sistema Lehigh Valley, at Roosevelt Elementary School in Allentown on May 24. The initiative provides youth development to about 90 students through a daily after-school program that teaches students how to play a stringed instrument. Pictured are students of El Sistema Lehigh Valley Mozart Orchestra with members of Provident Bank and Allentown Symphony...Read More »
First Niagara, a bank with several Greater Lehigh Valley locations, donated $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley to support its A-Block Program as part of its Neighborhood Revitalization Program in Allentown. The money will help support a community homebuilding project and home preservation/repair projects for low-income families. Pictured from left at the Habitat offices in Allentown: Deb Cummins, CEO of Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley, and Renee Murdock, community...Read More »