Pennsylvania University Rankings Released by WalletHub

With years of state budget cuts to higher education adversely affecting the cost and quality of schools and research showing that public institutions can outperform private colleges in terms of graduates’ career outcomes, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its 2018’s Best College & University Rankings, along with separate rankings for colleges and universities. To help college-bound seniors choose the [...]

FAQ For The 2017 Happening List

Here's a brief FAQ about this year's Happening List.  The nominating process has already begun.  Click here to visit the Nomination Page and nominate your favorite business, school, person or service in the Lehigh Valley. How do I nominate a business for The Happening List? Simply fill out this brief form to nominate a business [...]

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley appoints new Executive Director

Habitat for Humanity of the Lehigh Valley (HFHLV), a regional provider of homes for hardworking families, is pleased to announce the hiring of Holly Edinger as its new Executive Director. Jessica Elliott, the Director of Operations, served capably and well as Interim Executive Director ensuring organizational stability during the transition. Under Jess’s leadership, with strong [...]

Region’s Arts Community to be Celebrated Through New ‘Linny Awards’

Awards, named after late Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler, will be presented annually by ArtsQuest Foundation and benefit arts education & access in the Lehigh Valley For more than a quarter-century, Marlene ‘Linny’ Fowler of Bethlehem worked tirelessly to elevate the Lehigh Valley’s arts organizations and artists through her volunteerism and her support. Now, the region has [...]

Easton Main Street Initiative Takes Top Award

Pennsylvania Downtown Center (PDC) has named its best performing Main Street Programs of 2015. This award recognizes those programs that have demonstrated an “across the board” capacity to generate new jobs, new businesses, public and private investment and volunteer hours. The top performing Main Street Programs across the Commonwealth for 2015 are: . 1st - [...]

Musikfest & Border Brawl Participant Chick ‘n Cone on ‘Carnival Eats’ Thursday

It’s a busy week for Lehigh Valley food truck sensations Chick ‘n Cone. In between visits to the Food Truck Border Brawl at SteelStacks Saturday and the Atlantic City Food Truck Festival June 18-19, the Bangor-based mobile eatery will be one of the vendors featured on the Cooking Channel’s popular “Carnival Eats” program this week. [...]

Oh Boy! Allentown’s A-Treat Announces the Arrival of Orange-Cream

First new flavor in six years now available Introducing its first new flavor addition in six years, A-Treat announces the launch of Orange-Cream. Reminiscent of enjoying Creamsicles® on a summer day, the new flavor evokes the sweetness of an orange with the smoothness of cream soda. The inspiration behind the new recipe came from the [...]

Downtown Easton Façade Grant Applications Now Available

Easton Main Street Initiative’s partnership with Northampton County opens façade grants to property and business owners.  In order to encourage rehabilitation of building façades and improve signage in the downtown business district, the Easton Main Street Initiative (EMSI) program announces the open application period for façade grant monies. With Northampton County Council's continued support, EMSI is [...]