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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...

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...

KIDSPEACE

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

KidsPeace is holding a Job Fair, 3 - 7 p.m. Aug. 29, Donley Therapeutic Center, 5300 KidsPeace Drive, Orchard Hills campus, Orefield, North Whitehall Township.

The Job Fair is for KidsPeace open Lehigh Valley positions.

View a list of available positions in the Lehigh Valley at kidspeace.org by clicking on the Careers section there.

If possible, please complete an application, also available online, prior to attending the Job Fair. A KidsPeace employee will be available...

Allentown Bridgeworks gets $500,000 grant for upgrades

Wednesday, August 29, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Acting United States Commerce Secretary Rebecca Blank announced a $500,000 Economic Development Administration grant to the Allentown Economic Development Corp. and the Allentown Commercial and Industrial Development Authority to upgrade Allentown's Bridgeworks Enterprise Center during an Aug. 21 visit to the city.

Blank and Allentown Mayor Ed Pawlowski toured the 62,000-square-foot former Mack Truck plant.

Upgrades include replacing old fiberglass roof panels in the building's...

KidsPeace sites win web awards

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two websites supported by KidsPeace received 14th annual Web Health Awards.

TeenCentral.Net received a bronze award in the Interactive Content-Rich Media division for the Anti-Bullying League. ParentCentral.Net received a general award recognizing it as a web-based resource.

"There is a tremendous need to make children, teens and parents aware of what bullying is and how it affects everyone involved," said Julius Licata, Director of TeenCentral.Net and ParentCentral.Net.

Ben Franklin seeks high-tech projects

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Innovation Works (IW), the Ben Franklin Technology Partner of Southwestern Pennsylvania, will award up to $800,000 in technology commercialization funding to universities, early-stage and-or established companies based in Pennsylvania.

Funding will be awarded for projects up to $100,000 each that address engineering design challenges, show a high degree of innovation, and identify a clear path to commercialization with the potential to impact digital and-or robotics-related companies...

Musikfest 2012 braves storms; expected to break even

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

More than 900,000 people attended Musikfest 2012, according to ArtsQuest officials.

Musikfest, the United State's largest free music festival, took place Aug. 3 - 12, with 515 performances by 318 performers on 15 stages. This year's festival included free concerts on 14 of the 15 stages, the largest number of free stages in the event's 29-year history.

More than 48,000 people attended the 10 concerts at the Sands Steel Stage, Musikfest's only ticketed venue, where Boston,...