State and local officials joined executives from Allegiant Travel Company Aug. 20 when the company announced plans to establish a two-aircraft base at Lehigh Valley International Airport (LVIA), known in Federal Aviation Administration parlance as ABE (as in Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton).
Allegiant plans to create at least 66 new, high-wage jobs.
The Las Vegas-based company is investing $50 million to establish a new base of operations, which will house two Airbus aircraft.
Community Services for Children (CSC) has received a $50,000 grant over two years from the PNC Foundation in support of PNC Grow Up Great®, a bilingual $500-million, multi-year initiative to help prepare children from birth to age 5 for success in school and life.
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) has announced a five-year strategic affiliation with CVS Health with the goal of increasing community-level health initiatives, co-branding preventive care programs and the secured sharing of clinical data via electronic health records (EHR) to benefit patients and customers.
House sales in the Lehigh Valley took a dive in the midst of the peak housing sales season.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley dropped a significant 7.2 percent, with 814 houses sold, compared to 877 houses sold in July 2018, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) monthly report released Aug. 13.
Closed sales for the first seven months of 2019 are up slightly, 0.2 percent, to 4,791 from 4,780 for the first seven months of 2018.
At the midway point in 2019, Lehigh Valley house sales were flat in June in the start of what is traditionally the peak residential real estate summer sales season.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley showed no increase in June, 0.0 percent in June, with 901 houses sold, identical to 901 houses sold in June 2018, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) monthly report released July 15.
Closed sales for the first six months of 2019 are up slightly, 1.3 percent, to 3,955 from 3,903 for the first six months of 2019.
Free summer lunches for students at St. Luke’s Sacred Heart are being provided with help from Wells Fargo and West Side Hammer Electric.
St. Luke’s University Health Network launched the Summer Meals Program in Allentown to make sure no child goes without a nutritious lunch during summer months.
Children and teens ages 18 and younger can visit St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, noon - 2 p.m. Monday - Friday for a free healthy meal.
The year was 1899 when The Allentown Hospital opened its doors at what is now Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - 17th Street in Allentown.
One-hundred-twenty years later, the Lehigh Valley Health Network has grown to provide care at eight hospital campuses throughout eastern Pennsylvania, numerous physician practices, health centers and ExpressCARE locations.
Growing up in the projects on the South Side of Chicago, Nicole Huff would help her younger siblings learn to read. Later, in high school, she was part of a peer ministry that would tutor elementary students.
Huff’s love of sharing knowledge would ultimately bring her to St. Luke’s University Health Network as Chief Compliance and Privacy Officer and, eventually, as an adjunct professor at DeSales University and Moravian College.
New students who have applied for the fall 2019 semester at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) may attend Fast Track Admission and Registration.
No appointments are necessary. Sessions are open to new and continuing students:
1 - 5 p.m. Aug. 7, LCCC Allentown, Donley Center, 718 W. Hamilton St., and 9 a.m. - 5 pm. Aug. 14, LCCC Schnecksville, 4525 Education Park Drive, Student Services Center.
LCCC Admissions, Financial Aid, Business Office, Registrar and Advising officials will be available.
Students may register online: LCCC.edu/fast-track