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Sacred Heart taps Bariatric director

Tuesday, September 11, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Joni Young has been appointed Director of Bariatric Services, Sacred Heart Hospital.

Young's primary responsibilities include managing the development and execution of Bariatric program goals, completing financial analysis and formulating plans to accomplish objectives.

She previously was a Healthcare Consultant and Regional Manager for the Cardiac Service Line, St. Luke's University Health Network; a Manager of Operations, Pocono Medical Center, and Director of Patient...

PBS39

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

PBS39 hosts its second annual open house, 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. Sept. 8, at the Public Media and Education Center, 839 Sesame St., Bethlehem.

The event, free and open to the public, features live music by Blue Sour, moon bounces, storytelling by Kristin Pedemonti, studio tours, educational workshops and an Elmo scavenger hunt.

It's 'Harvest Weekend' time on Lehigh Valley Wine Trail

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley Wine Trail celebrates the grape harvest annual "Harvest Weekend," 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sept. 8 and noon - 5 p.m. Sept. 9 at eight wineries with tastings, vineyard and winery tours, food and wine pairings, and entertainment.

The wineries will promote the state's "Pennsylvania Preferred" program by partnering with producers of Pennsylvania specialties.

Amoré Vineyards & Winery, Nazareth - Will pair asiago and risotto bites with Cabaret Amore as well as assorted...

Second quarter housing sales up 16.7 percent, LVAR reports

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) has released a new report on housing market data today that confirms a strengthening housing market.

The initial quarterly report lists positive indicators showing second quarter 2012 home sales have increased 16.7 percent over second quarter sales the previous year.

Pending sales were up 25 percent forecasting the potential for increased sales in the coming months.

An additional sign that the housing market is on the road...

LVAR appoints sales director

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Melody Bradford has been named Sales Director of The Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR).

Bradford oversees sales of advertising space, manages the content, artistic development and marketing of LVAR's publication, Lehigh Valley Real Estate Weekly; its website, LVAR.org; and e-newsletter, In the Know. She also oversees the LVAR Sponsor-Affiliate program.

She was account manager at Millennium Medical Education Resources, Ltd., where she received the Largest Sale and...

DESALES

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Rev. James L. Heft, S.M., and Ph.D., will deliver "Catholic High Schools: Facing the New Realities," the 2012 Ruggiero Lecture, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The event, sponsored by the Salesian Center for Faith & Culture at DeSales, is free and open to the public.

Heft is the Alton Brooks Professor of Religion and president of the Institute for Advanced Catholic Studies at the University of Southern California, and author of the...

LVIA grant to aid firefighters

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Lehigh-Northampton Airport Authority Fire Department has received $10,920 from the Fireman's Fund Insurance Heritage Grant program to purchase turnout gear for personnel at Lehigh Valley International Airport.

Turnout gear is the protective clothing including helmets, pants, jackets, hoods, gloves and boots worn by firefighters to keep them safe in extreme heat. A complete set costs approximately $2,200 and can be worn eight to nine years, according to Charles Everett, Executive...

St. Luke's - Bethlehem relocates wound center

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem has opened a new Wound Management Center, replacing the location at St. Luke's Union Station on SouthSide Bethlehem.

The new Wound Management Center is at St. Luke's University Hospital - Bethlehem, 801 Ostrum St., at the "A" Entrance at the Priscilla Payne Hurd Pavilion. Hours are 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday.

Wound centers treat patients with non-healing wounds often complicated by diabetes, vascular problems and other...

DESALES

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

The Forum for Ethics in the Workplace will host an ethics breakfast with the topic, "What Money Can't Buy: The Moral Limits of Markets," 7 a.m. Sept. 13, University Center, DeSales University, Center Valley.

The event begins with an introduction by Harvard professor and author, Michael Sandel via PBS video. Featured guests to comment on this topic and Sandel's book are DeSales University faculty Joshua Schulz, Ph.D., and David Gilfoil, Ph.D.

Breakfast attendees will have an...

Doctor joins Good Shepherd

Tuesday, September 4, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network has welcomed Ali Ahsen Shah, M.D., to the Good Shepherd Spine & Joint Center.

Dr. Shah is a physical medicine and rehabilitation medicine physician fellowship-trained in spine medicine, specializing in treating spine and joint pain without surgery.

He joins physical medicine and rehabilitation physicians Chirag Kalola, M.D., and Yasmeen Bhatti, M.D., at the Good Shepherd Spine & Joint Center, Good Shepherd Health & Technology...