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Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts an Open House for prospective students and their families, 6 - 8 p.m. Oct. 24, Community Services Center, Main Campus, Route 309, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

LCCC Admission and Financial Aid representatives and academic counselors and Academic Program coordinators will be on hand to answer questions.

The Open House is an opportunity for prospective students and their parents to tour the campus.

Interested students...

Sacred Heart taps Pediatrics Chair

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sacred Heart Healthcare System has announced that Andrew Unger, M.D., has joined the organization as Chair of Pediatrics and Neonatology Services.

Dr. Unger received a medical degree from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a B.A. from Columbia University. Unger did his internship and residency in pediatrics at Arizona Health Sciences Center, Tucson, and his fellowship in the division of Neonatology at the University of California Davis Campus, Sacramento.

Unger...

Stop along the LV wine Trail

Tuesday, October 15, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

The eight locally-owned and operated wineries of the Lehigh Valley Wine Trail will introduce wine lovers to the region's official wine grape during Chambourcin Weekend, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Oct. 19 and noon - 5 p.m. Oct. 20.

The Chambourcin is the only wine grape that is grown by all eight wineries in the greater Lehigh Valley. There are more than 40 acres of Chambourcin which ferment into approximately 150,000 bottles of wine. The wineries craft it into several styles of wine, including...

LVHN takes over Westfield Hospital

Tuesday, October 8, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Westfield Hospital have announced an agreement that will allow LVHN to acquire the assets of Westfield.

LVHN plans to transform Westfield into the Center for Orthopedic Medicine. LVHN will operate and staff the new orthopedic center at Westfield's site, 4815-4825 W. Tilghman St., South Whitehall Township.

Ronald Swinfard, LVHN president and CEO, said the care at the center will run the gamut of orthopedic care with the focus on total...

Lafayette $27.9-million gift for science facility at college

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lafayette College has received one of the largest contributions in the college's history from Trustee Kent Rockwell, Lafayette College, Class of '66. The gift, made to a trust that Rockwell established benefiting the college, was in the form of stock that was sold for $27.9 million.

The gift is expected to support a new interdisciplinary science facility at the college.

"We are immensely grateful for this extraordinary and historic gift," said Lafayette President Alison Byerly...

Phoebe appoints Director of Nursing

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Wendy Hildenbrandt, RN, has been appointed Director of Nursing, Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center.

She is responsible for developing, implementing and achieving annual goals and objectives as established in the operating plan; managing and organizing the nursing department; and ensuring departmental compliance with various operating policies and procedures.

Hildenbrandt, employed by Phoebe since 2006, was previously unit manager in the Bridgeways neighborhood and Dementia...

Lehigh U. named in Top 25 for entrepreneurship program

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh University has been ranked No. 20 on The Princeton Review's "Top 25 Undergraduate Schools for Entrepreneurship Programs for 2014."

Lehigh officials cited the university's entrepreneurship programs, led by its Baker Institute for Entrepreneurship, Creativity and Innovation, in receiving the award.

It's the third time Lehigh has received the Princeton Review Top 25 ranking. This summer, Lehigh was also named one of "10 Great Colleges for Aspiring Entrepreneurs" by Online-...

Valley television productions win regional Emmy awards

Tuesday, September 24, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Valley television productions have received Emmy awards from The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences Mid-Atlantic Chapter at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Emmy Awards in Philadelphia.

"The Peak," received a Human Interest Program Feature Emmy for "Laughing at My Nightmare."

Accepting the award Sept. 7 were Ashley Russo, Creator and Executive Producer of "The Peak"; Ken Szydlow, Executive Producer; Shane Burcaw, Producer; and Rocky Urich and Julia Urich of FireRock...

Home sales up 12.9 percent year-to-date in August in LV

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Closed sales in the Lehigh Valley housing market increased 12.9 percent from August 2012 to August 2013, according to the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).

Closed sales year-to-date rose from 3,882 to 4,381.

Pending home sales increased 24 percent from August 2012 to August 2013, rising from 579 to 718. Year-to-date comparisons over last year at the same time report an increase in pending home sales of 16.9 percent.

Pending sales indicate a count of the...

Entrepreneur Week at LCCC

Tuesday, September 17, 2013 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College's (LCCC) Business Enterprise Center (BEC) and Career Development Center (CDC) have partnered to celebrate the 5th annual Entrepreneur Week through Sept. 20 at LCCC's main campus, Schnecksville. North Whitehall Township.

This year's theme is "Fueling the Local Economic Engine."

The BEC helps business students to develop their business plans through the assistance of entrepreneurs-mentors to help students with the design and financial aspects of...