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Ben Franklin Network expands to 14 members

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

One of the largest incubator networks in the United states is now bigger.

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) expanded its Ben Franklin Business Incubator Network to include Jump Start Incubator, Reading; Allan P. Kirby Enterprise Center at Wilkes University, Wilkes-Barre; The Stourbridge Incubator, Honesdale, and The TekRidge Center, Jessup.

Business incubation supports to entrepreneurs and early-stage firms and is often pivotal to...

‘Fall Job Fair’

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts “Fall Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Oct. 27, The Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers are expected to be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.

LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend.

The event is free and open to the public.

Bring resumes and wear...

Certification for

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers certification and training for businesses and professionals.

QuickBooks offers small businesses training on managing revenues and expenses, working with payroll and bank accounts, and monitoring budgets and inventory with reports and graphs. Classes are 9 a.m. - 12:40 p.m. Oct. 21 - Nov. 18, Main Campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Payroll Certification teaches core payroll concepts, compliance regulations...

Nephrologist adds St. Luke’s locations

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley’s only pediatric nephrologist Tecile Andolino, MD, is offering services at St. Luke’s West End Medical Center, Suite 115, 501 Cetronia Road , Allentown, and holds office hours at St. Luke’s Nephrology Associates, 701 Ostrum St., Bethlehem.

Pediatric nephrologists treat patients aged 18 and under who have kidney, urinary tract and other related issues and diseases, including high blood pressure. Pediatric nephrologists also evaluate and treat problems with growth and...

St. Luke’s breast-cancer therapy intended to spare cardiac effect

Friday, October 21, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

When a woman is diagnosed with breast cancer, radiation therapy is often part of the treatment plan for those receiving breast-conserving surgery or mastectomy to reduce the chance of cancer recurrence. Results based on older technology have shown, along with cancer control, attention to radiation injury to normal structures is imperative. This is especially important for left-sided breast cancers where the heart may be in close proximity. Minimizing radiation doses to the heart prevents...

Ben Franklin Tech: 10,762 jobs created in manufacturing from 1994-2015

Friday, October 14, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

In recognition of Pennsylvania Manufacturing Week, Oct. 1-7, the Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) has announced that its work with clients resulted in the creation or retention of 10,762 manufacturing jobs from 1994 to 2015. Clients attributed these jobs to their work with BFTP-NEP.

Ben Franklin Technology Partners is an initiative of the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) and is funded by the Ben Franklin...

St. Luke’s practice adds physician

Friday, October 14, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

William Penn Family Practice has moved to a new office suite and added a physician, Louis Cimorelli, DO, to its staff.

The practice is in Suite 100 in the same building at 4379 Easton Avenue, Bethlehem.

The move was made in part to accommodate the addition of Dr. Cimorelli, a family practice physician who received a medical degree from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and did his internship and residency at the Naval Hospital, Jacksonville, Fla.

Cimorelli...

Ben Franklin Tech investments total $639,055 for year-to-date

Friday, October 7, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Northeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP-NEP) Board of Directors has approved the investment of $136,000 in support of regional economic development. BFTP-NEP owns and manages Ben Franklin TechVentures, Lehigh University, Bethlehem. Ben Franklin Tech investments total $639,055 so far in 2016.

Following are the investments approved for firms in the Lehigh Valley Press circulation area.

Ben Franklin announces the following early-stage company...

Lehigh County senior menus

Friday, October 7, 2016 by The Press in Business Showcase

Call 610-782-3254 for locations.

Wednesday, Oct. 5: Honey mustard chicken, roasted redskin wedges, broccoli, muffin.

Thursday, Oct. 6: Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, zucchini, banana.

Friday, Oct. 7: Stuffed tortellini and meatballs, roasted asparagus, warm peach crisp.

Monday, Oct. 10: Stuffed green pepper, meatballs, brown rice, Capri blend vegetables, fresh fruit.

Tuesday, Oct. 11: Turkey sausage, green beans, German potato salad, Jell-o.

Wednesday,...