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Temple-St. Luke’s medical students matched with residency programs

Friday, April 7, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

On National Match Day, 32 Temple-St. Luke’s Medical School students learned which medical residency programs they would be paired with in the United States.

Match Day, held March 17, is the day that fourth-year medical students across the country take a major step in their academic journey to become a physician.

LV house sales down 4.4 percent in February

Friday, March 31, 2017 by PAUL WILLISTEIN in Business Showcase

Sales of houses in the greater Lehigh Valley declined for the second straight month in 2017, but at a lesser rate.

Closed sales dropped by 4.4 percent in February to 433 houses sold, compared to 453 in February 2016, according to the Greater Lehigh Valley Realtors (GLVR).

On a bright note again, pending of houses sales in the Lehigh Valley were again up by double digits in February.

Pending sales were up 16.6 percent in February to 687, compared to 589 in February 2016.

Two doctors join Good Shepherd

Friday, March 31, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Two doctors have joined the Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network.

Debra A. Lehr, OD, FAAO, is an optometrist who specializes in treating patients with functional and-or developmental vision disorders, brain injury, concussion and other acquired brain injuries, such as stroke.

She is seeing patients as part of the Vision Therapy Program at Good Shepherd’s Health & Technology Center, 850 S. Fifth St., Allentown.

‘Spring Job Fair’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


Lehigh Carbon Community College (LCCC) hosts a “Spring Job Fair,” 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. March 30, Lisa Scheller and Wayne Woodman Community Services Center, main campus, Schnecksville, North Whitehall Township.

Local and regional employers will be available to discuss full-time, part-time, seasonal and internship opportunities.

LCCC students and alumni are encouraged to attend. The event is free and open to the public.

Bring resumes and wear professional attire.

Employers may register through the LCCC Cougar Claw:

American Bank posts earnings; Zachary Jaindl named to board

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

American Bank Inc. (OTC Pink: AMBK), parent company of American Bank, has announced earnings for the year ending Dec. 31, 2016.

Net income for the year was $4,444,000, or $0.70 per diluted share, an increase of $409,000, compared to net income of $4,035,000, or $0.65 per diluted share, reported for the year ending Dec. 31, 2015.

The increase in net income for the year ended Dec. 31, 2016, was primarily attributable to an increase in net interest income.

American Bank Inc. also announced the appointment of Zachary Jaindl to its Board of Directors.

Phoebe appoints Alburtis woman

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Alison M. Lance has been appointed Social Services Director for the Phoebe Allentown Health Care Center.

She supervises the social services department, is a resident advocate, and provides psychosocial support in skilled care to promote life enhancement and resident centered care.

Lance was previously a Case Manager at Lehigh Valley Health Network.

She received a Master of Social Work form Marywood University Graduate School and a Bachelor of Science from Kutztown University with a concentration in sociology and social work.

She is a resident of Alburtis.

‘Authentic Moments’

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase


“Authentic Moments Art Exhibit” continues 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. through March 15, Assembly Room, Second-Floor Conference Center, Sacred Heart Hospital, 421 Chew St., Allentown.

Sacred Heart Hospital’s Behavioral Health Services is presenting the exhibition of artwork created by participants in Sacred Heart’s art therapy program.

The artists, in various stages of recovery, allowed the creative process to be the vehicle of expression without fear of judgment or consequence.

The art exhibit is free and open to the public.

St. Luke’s, LVHN doctors address medical summit

Friday, March 10, 2017 by The Press in Business Showcase

Physicians from St. Luke’s University Health Network and Lehigh Valley Health Network recently held a medical summit that could enhance health care in the region and across the United States.

The educational symposium, “Prevention and Management of MIGS (Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery) Complications,” was sponsored by St. Luke’s University Health Network (SLUHN) and Lehigh Valley Health Network (LVHN) and open to all attending physicians, medical residents and fellows from both institutions.