Allentown Local Business
Local business in Allentown, PA
Thursday | via CBS News
Bernie Sanders was beamed from a living room in southwest D.C. to as many as 3,500 other parties in places including Allentown, Pennsylvania; New Orleans; Lakewood, Ohio; Arlington, Massachussetts and Los Angeles. Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, attributes his new-found campaign momentum to the middle class demands for an "... CBS News correspondent Nancy Cordes reports the Sanders campaign is billing it as the largest event of this presidential race so far. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 29 | via The Morning Call
A new restaurant and nightclub called the Sugar Hill Jazz Club will open this fall at the site of the former Robata of Tokyo restaurant in downtown Allentown. Real estate broker, developer and lifelong city resident Mark Smith has an agreement to purchase the 39 S. Ninth St. restaurant and accompanying liquor license, according to a news release. Comment?
Sunday Jul 26 | via WFMZ
Monday: Lehigh County D.A. Jim Martin said prosecutors would seek the death penalty against an Allentown woman accused of throwing her toddler son off a bridge to his death. Officials said back in May, 20-year-old Johnesha Perry threw her child off the Hamilton Street Bridge and then jumped into the water. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via NJ.com
This mural's, painted in 2014 at Lehigh Valley Hospital-Cedar Crest operating room M, was meant to calm and soothe burn survivors as they undergo lengthy treatments. Gracedale is looking for artists to brighten the walls of its Upper Nazareth Township facility. Comment?
Friday Jul 24 | via National Mortgage News
National Penn Bancshares in Allentown, Pa., said its second-quarter profit improved as increased real estate lending offset higher expenses. The $9.6 billion-asset company's net income rose 3.8% to $27.2 million, or 19 cents per share, from a year earlier. Comment?
Thursday Jul 23 | via The Washington Post
PJM Interconnection LLC, operator of the largest U.S. power grid, expects to make higher payments in exchange for potential penalties after 22 percent of the region's plants failed to run on the coldest day of 2014. Payments for each megawatt-day of power capacity may be more than double levels set in 2013, according to one estimate. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via The Morning Call
A deal is once again in the works to revive Allentown's A-Treat soda, only this time prominent Lehigh Valley developer David M. Jaindl is the one coming to the rescue of the iconic brand, several sources said. A deal is once again in the works to revive Allentown's A-Treat soda, only this time prominent Lehigh Valley developer David M. Jaindl is the one coming to the rescue of the iconic brand, several sources said. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via WFMZ
David Jaindl's Jaindl Companies are acquiring the A-Treat soda brand name, trademark, flavor formulas and related intellectual property. Jaindl said production of A-Treat sodas will begin in Allentown in the coming weeks and distribution will begin by the end of August, meaning customer should be able to find their favorite A-Treat brand back on store helves by early fall. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 21 | via WFMZ-TV Allentown
Marvel Universe Live! will come to Allentown for seven performances Oct. 15-18. The live performance will feature 25 Marvel characters, including Spider-Man, Iron Man, Black Widow and the Hulk. Comment?
Monday Jul 20 | via The Washington Post
Closely held Mach Gen owns three gas-fueled plants that can generate more than 2,500 megawatts in New York, Arizona and Massachusetts, Allentown, Pennsylvania-based Talen said in a statement Monday. The purchase price includes the assumption of debt at Mach Gen, which completed a bankruptcy in April 2014. Comment?
Saturday Jul 18 | via The Morning Call
This self portrait from 1943 by Hungarian artist Laszlo Matulay is on loan from Congregation Keneseth Israel, during an exhibit on the artist at the Allentown Jewish Community Center. Matulay was a prolific designer, illustrator, painter and educator, who became the first Artist Director at Rodale Inc. His collection of letters, drawings, paintings, books and prints are owned by Congregation Keneseth Israel in Allentown. Comment?
Friday Jul 17 | via The Morning Call
Deadmau5, the wildly popular electronic DJ who wears an oversized electronic Mickey Mouse-style head as he spins music, will be the fair's first EDM grandstand headline act at 8 p.m. Sept. 5, the fair announced Friday. Comment?
Thursday Jul 16 | via Security Sales & Integration
Authorities allege Lifewatch orchestrated an illegal telemarketing campaign that targeted senior citizens with bogus claims of providing free medical alert systems. ALLENTOWN, Pa. Comment?
Wednesday Jul 15 | via PennLive.com
The new PPL Center arena at the corner of Seventh and Hamilton Streets in Allentown ALLENTOWN _ At the corner of Seventh and Hamilton Streets, in Allentown's city center, gleaming office towers, a hockey arena and stylish new restaurants have replaced sagging buildings and empty storefronts. It's a transformation so profound that it filled residents with the hope that, after years of economic struggle, this linchpin of the Lehigh Valley had finally turned a corner. Comment?
Tuesday Jul 14 | via Business Wire
Tribune Content Agency , a division of Tribune Publishing , today announced the launch of the TCA Video Network, a new syndication service offering media companies, content producers and advertisers premium video and broad distribution solutions. At its inception, the TCA Video Network will provide more than 1,000 new videos a day from more than 150 media brands. Comment?
Thursday Jul 9 | via Rochester Business Journal
Wegmans Food Markets Inc. is piloting a telemedicine program that connects its pharmacy customers with doctors in remote locations. The move is aimed at keeping pace with drugstore-chain and grocery competitors that offer in-store medical consultations at company-run clinics. Comment?
Sunday Jul 5 | via The Jersey Journal
Blueberry lovers rejoice! The Blueberry Festival returns Saturday and Sunday to Burnside Plantation in Bethlehem. Visitors can enjoy their favorite blueberry treats including pie, beer and ice cream. Comment?
Dec 31, 2014 | via Business Wire
Earnings per diluted share of $0.19 for the second quarter of 2015 compared to $0.19 for the prior quarter Earnings per diluted share of $0.38 for the first half of 2015 increases 8.6% from the same period last year Return on average assets of 1.14% and return on tangible common equity of 13.32% for the second quarter of 2015 )--National Penn Bancshares, Inc. reported net income of $27.2 million, or $0.19 per diluted share, for the second quarter of 2015, compared to $26.7 million or $0.19 per diluted share in the first quarter of 2015. Comment?
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