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  • Kitchen Magic of Nazarath Diversifies

    Posted in News on June 17th, 2020

    Lehigh Valley kitchen remodeler expanding into bathrooms Lehigh Valley Business Stacy Wescoe June 17, 2020 Kitchen Magic has been making custom kitchen cabinets for more than 40 years.  This fine company crafted beautiful cabinets for MRC and now bathroom remodeling… READ MORE

  • Governor Wolf Administration Congratulates What’s So Cool Statewide Winners

    Posted in News on June 10th, 2020

         FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 10, 2020 Wolf Administration Congratulates Winners of Statewide “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Student Video Contest Awards  Harrisburg, PA – Today, on behalf of Governor Tom Wolf, Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED)… READ MORE

  • Orasure Receives Grant to Develop Oral Test for Coronavirus Antibody

    Posted in News on June 10th, 2020

    Lehigh Valley Business   By Stacy Wescoe June 10, 2020 Congratulations! Bethlehem’s OraSure Technologies Inc. received nearly $630,000 to help develop an oral test for coronavirus antibodies. The funds come from a contract with the federal Biomedical Advanced Research and… READ MORE

  • Best of PA 2020 Awards Video

    Posted in News on June 9th, 2020

    Best of PA 2020 Awards Video April 9, 2020 Today’s live streaming of the statewide “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Best of PA 2020 Awards was a great event.  We’ve posted a replay here in case you were not able… READ MORE

  • Winners of the 2020 “Best of PA” Statewide Awards Event

    Posted in 2020 "Best of PA” Statewide Awards, News on June 9th, 2020

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 9, 2020 Contact: Kim Plyler 484-554-5582 “What’s So Cool About Manufacturing?” Announces 3rd Annual Statewide Awards Student Video Contest Streamed ‘Live from Home’, Instead of Harrisburg, Today LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa. – June 9, 2020 –… READ MORE

  • Allentown Transfers $400K for Small Business Loans

    Posted in News on May 20th, 2020

    Allentown transfers $400K for small business loans until coronavirus aid comes through By JACQUELINE PALOCHKO THE MORNING CALL | MAY 14, 2020 | 7:37 PM Allentown City Council approved a transfer of $400,000 to help small businesses applying for a… READ MORE

  • GRCA Announces Rebuilding Berks Initiative

    Posted in News on May 20th, 2020

    Reading Chamber unveils rebuilding plan for Berks County Lehigh Valley Business by: Susan Shelly, Contributing Writer May 19, 2020 The Greater Reading Chamber Alliance (GRCA) announced a “Rebuilding Berks” initiative to help county businesses prepare to reopen effectively when state… READ MORE

  • Business Parnerships May Be Eligible for Additional PPP Funds

    Posted in News on May 19th, 2020

    Partnerships may be able to increase PPP amount under SBA interim rule Lehigh Valley Business By: Justin Henry May 19, 2020 10:09 am Many PPP loans were approved for partnerships before the April guidelines were enacted, and those companies may… READ MORE

  • PPP Forgiveness New Alternative Payroll Guideline

    Posted in News on May 19th, 2020

    ‘Incredibly helpful’ PPP forgiveness guidelines include alternative payroll schedule Lehigh Valley Business By:Justin Henry May 18, 2020  4:39 pm The latest SBA guidelines allow borrowers to calculate payroll costs using an “alternative payroll covered period” that the SBA says can… READ MORE

  • Lehigh Valley, Post COVID-19 Economic Recovery

    Posted in News on May 16th, 2020

    What shape will post COVID-19 economic recovery take in the Lehigh Valley? Lehigh Valley Business By: Melinda Rizzo, Contributing Writer May 14, 2020 1:55 pm Kamran Afshar, director of the Kamran Afshar Data Analytics Center at DeSales University in Upper… READ MORE