Billy’s Home Made Candies opened in 1935, and three sets of owners later is still keeping the nostalgic nature of chocolate moving through the Muhlenberg Township community in Berks County.Read More »
For the Greater Lehigh Valley, the gross domestic product hit a record high of $36.97 billion – and manufacturing is now its top economic sector.Read More »
Two Lehigh County and one Berks County businesses are among those receiving funding from the latest round of investments from the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania, Bethlehem.Read More »
The proposed industrial park next to the Reading Regional Airport received a $2.5 million state grant to help pay for infrastructure improvements needed on Aviation Road before the redevelopment of the 155-acre brownfield site can begin.Read More »
Continual innovation is a part of the strategy that keeps Montgomery County’s Sealstrip Corp. at the forefront of food packaging.Read More »
Univest Bank and Trust Co. of Souderton donated $2,500 to Valley Youth House through the Lehigh Valley IronPigs’ ‘Double Plays Pay’ sponsorship, which provides a $25 donation each time the IronPigs’ baseball team makes a double play. Valley Youth House provides access to shelter and counseling for vulnerable, abused and homeless people. Pictured from left: FeFe, IronPigs mascot; Emily Conners, development officer, Valley Youth House; Michael Keim, president, Univest Bank...Read More »
The PPL Foundation of Allentown awarded a $4,000 grant to the Bethlehem Economic Development Corp. and the Southside Bethlehem Keystone Innovation Zone. The money will be used for KIZ technology transfer and student internship grants, which facilitate growth in early stage startup companies. Pictured from left: Bill Michalerya, associate vice president for government relations, Lehigh University (which hosts the incubator space); Bethlehem Mayor Bob Donchez; Carol Obando-Derstine, regional...Read More »
Juskel Clothing Co. LLC, an Allentown apparel company, is using rising stars such as champion boxer Demetrius Andrade and hip-hop recording duo Black Violin to market its athletic-style clothing.