The preview gala, “Main Streets of the Lehigh Valley,” for the 2019 Lehigh Valley Auto Show, will be held 6-10 p.m. March 20 at Stabler Arena, Lehigh University, Goodman Campus, Bethlehem. Proceeds benefit St. Luke’s University Health Network.
The 22nd annual Lehigh Valley Auto Show presented by the Greater Lehigh Valley Auto Dealers Association, with the theme, “Driving the Valley,” 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. March 21, 22, 23 and 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. March 24, will have more than 150,000-square-...
The Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR) reported that January data showed a flat, but stable, start to 2019 for house sales.
But the big story for the Lehigh Valley house market is that the average sales price and median sales price decreased in January, compared to January 2018.
Also, an increase in new listings may reverse a trend.
Closed sales for houses in the Lehigh Valley decreased 5.7 percent in January, with 448 houses sold, down from 475 houses sold in January...
A new inpatient pediatric unit has opened at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital on the fifth floor of the Jaindl Family Pavilion at Lehigh Valley Hospital - Cedar Crest, Salisbury Township.
The unit is part of a plan to bring services from more than 30 pediatric specialties under one roof at Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital.
“When a child needs hospital care, it’s a difficult time for families,” Physician-in-Chief of Lehigh Valley Reilly Children’s Hospital J....
Vance E. Powers has been appointed vice president for finance and administrative services at Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC).
In his position at LCCC, he will have responsibility for human resources, the business office, maintenance and facilities, and public safety.
“Mr. Powers brings a strong background in finance and depth of experience in a range of functions that will undergird core services at the college,” LCCC president Dr. Ann D. Bieber said.
The Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) has re-accredited Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network in Allentown, including its unit in Monroe County and its Pediatric Unit in Bethlehem, for a period of three years.
“Health-care decisions can be difficult for patients to navigate, especially when looking for inpatient rehabilitation for conditions like stroke, traumatic brain and-or spinal cord injury. CARF accreditations provide consumers with an objective data...
Carl Billera, broker for Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Valley Partners, Emmaus, is the new president of the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
Billera succeeds GLVR President Sean LaSalle, a Realtor with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, Macungie.
The president of GLVR holds the position for one year. He or she is elected by a nominating committee, which consists of the past president and two directors.
“[The presidency] means a great deal and...
Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and Cetronia Ambulance Corps have announced a jointly-operated new mobile stroke unit, said to be the first in Pennsylvania.
The mobile stroke unit will allow evaluation and treatment sooner, potentially preventing damage to the brain while the patient is transported to a stroke-certified facility like Lehigh Valley Hospital (LVH) - Cedar Crest’s Comprehensive Stroke Center.
“Mobile stroke care could improve intervention time by up to 20 to...
Closed sales of houses in the Lehigh Valley during 2018 were down slightly from the previous year, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).
Closings were down 0.6 percent, or 8,373 closed sales of houses in 2018, compared to 8,420 closed sales of houses in 2017.
In 2018, closed sales of houses decreased in nine of 12 month, with only January, August and October posting closed sales gains.
Pending sales were up slightly year-to-year, by 0.8 percent, or 8,...
St. Luke’s University Health Network has announced that Frank Ford has been appointed President of St. Luke’s Sacred Heart Campus, Allentown.
“Frank Ford has agreed to take on the role at the Sacred Heart Campus and to continue to build on the great foundation established by John Nespoli over the past decade,” St. Luke’s Chief Operating Officer Joel Fagerstrom said.
Nespoli, who joined St. Luke’s upon St. Luke’s merger with Sacred Heart HealthCare System in March 2018, has been...
Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) offers programs in the health-care field at LCCC campuses in Allentown and Tamaqua.
Free health-care information sessions are: 5 p.m. Jan. 24, March 21 and May 9, and 9 a.m. Feb. 13, April 10 and June 5.
Courses include “Community Health Worker,” “EKG Technician and CPR Training,” “Medical Office Administrator” and “Nurse Aide Orientation.
Pre-registration is required by calling 610-799-1669.