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LV housing market sales improve by 15 percent

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR) today, shows that the housing market remains favorable

Year-to-date sales are recorded at 5,312, up 15.1 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 4,614.

LVAR research shows there are 6,024 pending sales year-to-date, which indicates transactions in process that have not yet closed. This figure marks an increase of 31.2 percent over 2011 year-to-date pending sales of 4,589.

"LVAR members have reported that...

Petrucci appoints Till as regional president

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

J.G. Petrucci Co., Inc. (JGPCO) has announced that Martin K. Till has joined the firm as Regional President. His principal responsibility will be in the Lehigh Valley and Philadelphia region.

Till spent the past four years as President to PennJersey Advance, New Providence, N. J.He was Chief Executive for three regional media companies: the Lehigh Valley Media Group, South Jersey Media Group and NJN Publishing.

For 14 years he was the Publisher for The Express Times- Lehigh...

KidsPeace names hospital director

Monday, December 24, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

KidsPeace has announced that John G. Lees, LSW, has joined the organization as Executive Director of KidsPeace Psychiatric Hospital on the Orchard Hills Campus, Orefield, North Whitehall Township.

Lees' duties will include overseeing all aspects of the hospital's operations including, staffing, program development and quality of patient care.

Prior to joining KidsPeace, Lees spent nine years with Magellan Health Services, first as a Child and Adolescent Care Manager and more...

LVHN community benefit increases 16.7 percent

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Ronald W. Swinfard, MD, Lehigh Valley Health Network's (LVHN) president and chief executive officer, reported to the Board of Trustees, colleagues and members of the community that the health network's investment in community benefit was the highest ever in fiscal year 2012, which ended June 30.

Swinfard spoke to about 400 in attendance at LVHN's community annual meeting Dec. 5 in the Kasych Family Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township.

Swinfard...

City fest notes landmark

Tuesday, December 18, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Christkindlmarkt Bethlehem, the holiday festival celebrating its 20th anniversary this year, welcomed its one-millionth visitor, Autumn Gilbert, a resident of Weatherly, Carbon County, who was attending for the first time.

Gilbert will receive four Christkindlmarkt season passes for life. Officials for ArtsQuest, the nonprofit that presents Christkindlmarkt, also presented her with a $100 ArtsQuest Gift Card, four passes to see the "Bethlehem: The Christmas City" film at the ArtsQuest...

Media People productions receive four national awards

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

The Media People of Alburtis announced that it has received four national awards for two of its productions from the Association of Marketing and Communication Professionals.

"The Kalmbach Legacy" received the Videographer Award of Excellence and "Camelot, 25 Years Of Love" received the Videographer Award of Distinction. There were more than 1,600 entries this year and 12 per cent received awards.

Hermes Creative Awards also recognized these productions with awards. "The...

Good Shepherd Network CEO planning retirement in 2013

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

Sally Gammon, FACHE, Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network's President and CEO since 1997, has announced plans to retire in 2013.

The Good Shepherd Board of Trustees has begun a search for Good Shepherd's next president and CEO. Gammon intends to remain involved with Good Shepherd and the local community after her retirement.

Gammon joined Good Shepherd in May 1997 and led the organization's transformation from a local rehabilitation provider and home for the disabled to a...

LV Realtors report 16 months of increases in home sales

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Data released by the Lehigh Valley Association of Realtors (LVAR), indicates year-to-date sales are recorded at 4,805, up 16 percent over 2011 year-to-date sales of 4,160.

Year-to-date pending sales, which indicate transactions in process that have not yet closed, reached 5,632, up 34 percent from last year at the same time when pending sales were 3,670.

"Sixteen consecutive months of increases in home sales and pending home sales over the same time the previous year are not...

America on Wheels appoints director of development

Tuesday, November 27, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

Sheryl Hawk has been appointed Director of Development, America On Wheels Museum, 5 N. Front St., Allentown.

Previously, she was Director of Development, and Director of Special Events, Lehigh Valley Health Network. She served as liaison for Hospital Auxiliaries, Board of Associates, Development and the Department of Community Health & Health Studies, and managed LVHN network events and fundraisers.

Before that, Hawk was Assistant Vice President of Community Relations-...

LCCC

Tuesday, November 20, 2012 by The Press in Business Showcase

"Your Future is Now: Preparing for College and Career" will be held 9: - 3:30 p.m. Dec. 1, Lehigh Carbon Community College, Main Campus, 4525 Education Park Drive, Schnecksville.

The event is sponsored by LCCC, Allentown School District, Kutztown University, PPL, Hispanic Chamber of Commerce-FE Program, Wegman's and East Stroudsburg University.