Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Lehigh County's monthly sheriff sale is scheduled for Friday.
Dozens of properties are on the list for Friday's monthly Lehigh County sheriff sale. The list includes an opening bid and a total of back taxes owed on each property. Sales are held starting at 10 a.m. in Room 131 on the first floor of the Lehigh County Courthouse, Fifth and Hamilton Streets, Allentown. The sale is a public auction and buyers must bid for properties, which are not available for inspection prior to the sale. More information is available on Lehigh County's website.
Friday, May 17, 2013
The newly launched site offers tips, info and digital know-how for small business owners.
Patch has launched a new site, Small Business Patch, to educate and empower small businesses with the digital tools, social media strategies and marketing know-how needed to ensure long-term growth. Readers will have access to exclusive interviews with well-known founders and CEOs and small business industry experts who share their experiences, advice and tips for success. One of the latest articles features an exclusive interview with successful real estate entrepreneur, Barbara Corcoran, founder of The Corcoran Group. In this Q&A, Corcoran discusses the how to take advantage of the size of a small businesses, and why making big “mistakes” made all the difference in her success. Click here to read about the tactics Corcoran used to grow …
Monday, May 13, 2013
Athleta—which sells women's yoga and running clothing, fitness clothing and swimwear—will open at the Upper Saucon Township lifestyle center this summer, according to a sign.
An up-and-coming women's clothier that specializes in yoga and fitness apparel will open in the Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley this summer, according to a sign now covering the storefront it will occupy. Athleta, which is part of the Gap family of stores, "offers women's yoga clothing, swimwear, running clothing and athletic clothing for fitness, golf and tennis," according to its website. Athleta's goal is "to be the ultimate source of performance apparel and advice for active women." The company is also hiring employees to staff its new Upper Saucon Township location, the sign says. Interested applicants should email email@example.com or click on the Careers tab at the bottom of the page at www.athleta.com. The company's other …
Looking for a job? These businesses in the area are hiring.
Are you or someone you know looking for work? Check out these local jobs posted recently around town and online at Careerbuilder.com and Craigslist.org. Click on the job title to view the posting. (Job listings were posted between May 3 and May 11, 2013; some positions may have been filled.) Restoration Crew Chief Auto Repair Technician Grooming Salon Manager Payroll Manager Designer Shoes Commission Sales Professional Speech Language Pathologist International Tax Specialist Staff Accountant Applications Architect Gift Baskets and Flower Consultant
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
The new Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse in Allentown features a gourmet salad bar and slow-grilled meats carved table side by 'gauchos.'
The owners of The Melting Pot fondue restaurant in Bethlehem have added another unique dining experience to the Lehigh Valley restaurant scene with the opening of Rodizio Grill Brazilian Steakhouse at 2805 Lehigh Street in Allentown. Rodizio is located next to The Tilted Kilt at the site of what used to be a Bob Evans restaurant just off I-78. Rodizio features a gourmet salad bar and rotisserie grilled meats—including beef, pork, poultry and lamb—that are seasoned and slow roasted. After you visit the salad bar, return to your table where friendly "gauchos" bring steak and other roasted meat to you on a long skewer and carve it tableside. Each table setting includes metal tongs so patrons can grab the morsels as they are carved. Sausage, …
Sunday, May 5, 2013
Film crew, landscapers, maintenance manager and speech therapist are some of the jobs available.
Are you or someone you know looking for work? Check out these local jobs posted recently around town and online at Craigslist.com. and Indeed.com. Click on the job title to view the posting. Cashier/waitress, Di Fiore's Pizza Film Crew, AMC Theatres Front desk clerk, Rodeway Inn Housekeepers, The Homewood Suites Lawn/landscape foreman, Sunshine Landscape Inc. Maintenance Manager, Uline Shipping Supplies Outdoor maintenance and landscaping, The Glasbern Inn Special education supervisor, Carbon Lehigh Intermediate Unit (CLIU) Speech therapist, CLIU Sheet rock workers
Friday, May 3, 2013
Dorney Park opened Friday. You'll have to wait another three weeks for Wildwater Kingdom, which opens May 25. Here's info on discounted tickets.
1. Dorney Park in South Whitehall will be open on weekends only until May 25, when Wildwater Kingdom also opens. This weekend's hours are as follows: Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 10 p.m., and Sunday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. 2. Lehigh Valley residents get a discount on admission this weekend. According to Dorney Park's Facebook page, park patrons from Lehigh and Northampton counties, as well as Berks, Monroe and Carbon counties, can present their ID at the ticket booth this weekend (May 3-5) to buy up to four tickets at $25 per ticket. (Regular admission is $39.99 online to $49.99 at the gate, per ticket but there are junior/senior admissions and starlight tickets). Also, you can save money on Friday night admissions—and help raise money for …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Parent A&E Stores is opening the 'off-price' clothing store, replacing the Strawberry store that closed on the other side of the South Mall.
A new men's and women's clothing store is open in South Mall in Salisbury Township. A&E Stores' Pay/half, an "off-price" clothing store targeted to men, women and children, opened Thursday near The Bon-Ton entrance inside the mall. The store is replacing the Strawberry store that closed on the other side of South Mall. It is 4,100 square feet larger. The company's website says it has more than 50 locations in seven states, selling brand-name clothing and accessories at a fraction of department store prices. On Wednesday, Pay/half workers were busy making last-minute touches, including hanging and placing merchandise. Store manager Diane Martihun said the store will feature "off-price" clothing for men, women and children. "We'll have both …
Monday, April 29, 2013
Bagel du Jour Bistro, which opened this month at Tilghman Square in South Whitehall, serves fresh, healthful salads, soups and sandwiches.
Looking for an authentic French croissant in the Lehigh Valley? How about a New York bagel? And a healthy lunch? Look no further than Bagel du Jour Bistro, which opened earlier this month at 4620 Broadway in the Tilghman Square shopping center in South Whitehall. The bistro bakes its croissants using ingredients from the premier croissant maker in Canada, Bridor, said owner Bass Sylla, who knows his way around French pastries and breads. But Sylla also knows bistro food. Sylla, who was born in Senegal and grew up in the south of France, managed Au Bon Pain cafes in New York and Philadelphia for 25 years prior to launching Bagel du Jour Bistro, which opened April 13. "I'm passionate about food and people," Sylla said. Sylla said his dream …
Friday, April 26, 2013
Kacie Heilman of Valley Preferred has been appointed wellness coach for a corporate health education program.
Friday, April 26
Valley Preferred, a leading preferred provider organization aligned with Lehigh Valley Health Network, has appointed Kacie Heilman, ACE, GEI, as wellness coach of Valley Preferred’s BeneFIT corporate health education and wellness program. Heilman, of Quakertown, will be responsible for providing telephonic and on-site Wellness Coaching to employees of Valley Preferred–BeneFIT clients on topics of prevention, healthy eating, managing stress, readiness to quit smoking, physical activity, and healthy weight maintenance. Her coaching services will target healthy and low-risk employees to help empower them to maintain or improve their health and prevent further health risks and disease. Heilman has a bachelor of science degree in …