Planning for new gas tax dollars, Pennsylvania has put its roadwork plans back on track, which could mean smoother transportation in the future for Lehigh Valley businesses ... Nobody bakes a cake as tasty as a Tastykake, and they've now been baking them for 100 years ... No job is above outsourcing. Just ask Bethlehem School District's substitute teachers ... In office barely two months, Northampton County's new executive is already providing a boost to a particular business sector: consultants. NAMES IN THE NEWS: Albert Abdouche's plans to rehab The Americus Hotel in Allentown took a step forward. In a stroke of marketing genius, Iron Pigs' GM Kurt Landes unveiled new uniforms featuring bacon and the Liberty Bell. Toll Brothers CEO Douglas Yearly says the harsh winter has eaten into orders for new homes. QUOTE OF THE DAY: "It offered us a unique opportunity to get into an urban space," Mike Ederle, vice president of finance for Cenduit, which is moving into Two City Center in Allentown, taking the last 13,500 square feet of available office space in the 11-story tower.
Scott KrausOf The Morning Call
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