Bethlehem Press

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Diversity topic for LCCC talk

Saturday, April 8, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Lehigh Carbon Community College’s Diversity Committee and Multicultural Males of LCCC will host speaker Justin Brown, founder of the Diversity Awareness Program (D.A.P.), 2 p.m. April 6, Room 107, Rothrock Library, Alumni Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

D.A.P. was designed to bring a variety of different races, people and backgrounds together. The program offers siversity training as well as the development programs that stimulate the mind as well as the...

LV house sales down 4.4 percent in February

Friday, March 31, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Business Showcase

Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley declined for the second straight month in 2017, but at a lesser rate.

Closed sales dropped by 4.4 percent in February to 433 houses sold, compared to 453 in February 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

On a bright note again, pending of houses sales in the Lehigh Valley were again up by double digits in February.

Pending sales were up 16.6 percent in February to 687, compared to 589 in February 2016...

Two doctors join Good Shepherd

Friday, March 31, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two doctors have joined the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

Debra A. Lehr, OD, FAAO, is an optometrist who specializes in treating patients with functional and-or developmental vision disorders, brain injury, concussion and other acquired brain injuries, such as stroke.

She is seeing patients as part of the Vision Therapy Program at Good Shepherd’s Health & Technology Center, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.

Lehr received a bachelor’s in behavioral and neural...

American Bank posts earnings; Zachary Jaindl named to board

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

American Bank Inc. (OTC Pink: AMBK), parent company of American Bank, has announced earnings for the year ending Dec. 31, 2016.

Net income for the year was $4,444,000, or $0.70 per diluted share, an increase of $409,000, compared to net income of $4,035,000, or $0.65 per diluted share, reported for the year ending Dec. 31, 2015.

The increase in net income for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, was primarily attributable to an increase in net interest income.

American Bank Inc...

‘Spring Job Fair’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

LCCC

Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Spring Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30, Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers will 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 professional attire....

St. Luke’s, LVHN doctors address medical summit

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Physicians from St. Luke’s University Health Network and Lehigh Valley Health Network recently held a medical summit that could enhance health care in the region and across the United States.

The educational symposium, “Prevention and Management of MIGS (Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery) Complications,” was sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and open to all attending physicians, medical residents and fellows from...

‘Authentic Moments’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

SACRED HEART:

“Authentic Moments Art Exhibit” continues 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. through March 15, Assembly Room, Second-Floor Conference Center, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

Sacred Heart Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services is presenting the exhibition of artwork created by participants in Sacred Heart’s art therapy program.

The artists, in various stages of recovery, allowed the creative process to be the vehicle of expression without fear of judgment or...

Phoebe appoints Alburtis woman

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alison M. Lance has been appointed Social Services Director for the Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center.

She supervises the social services department, is a resident advocate, and provides psychosocial support in skilled care to promote life enhancement and resident centered care.

Lance was previously a Case Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

She received a Master of Social Work form Marywood University Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science from Kutztown...

LV house sales plummet 10.8 percent in January

Friday, March 3, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley kicked off 2017 with a double-digit decline.

The year 2016 had also ended with a decline in closed sales in December.

The year started off on a down note, as closed sales dropped by 10.8 percent in January to 412 houses sold, compared to 462 in January 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

A bright note is that pending of houses sales in the Lehigh Valley were up by double digits in January.

The...