Structural engineer to assessment 9 properties impacted by Pottstown explosion, as investigators nonetheless work to find out trigger

Structural engineer to assessment 9 properties impacted by Pottstown explosion, as investigators nonetheless work to find out trigger

POTTSTOWN, Pa. – Investigators will return to a Pottstown neighborhood on Thursday to verify the protection of houses close to the location of final week’s lethal explosion. A U.S. senator, a congresswoman and residential inspectors had been amongst those that joined investigators Wednesday on the scene of the explosion. Final Thursday’s blast killed 4 kids…

OraSure shares hit 52-week low after Bethlehem-based firm ends evaluation of alternate options

OraSure shares hit 52-week low after Bethlehem-based firm ends evaluation of alternate options

BETHLEHEM, Pa. – Shares of OraSure Applied sciences touched a 52-week low Wednesday, two days after the Bethlehem-based firm ended a evaluation of “strategic alternate options” that resulted in no motion. The maker of medical diagnostic instruments and specimen-collection kits mentioned Jan. 5 that it will search alternate options. In company phrases, a seek for…

Planners to evaluate proposal for third warehouse in Lowhill Township

Planners to evaluate proposal for third warehouse in Lowhill Township

LOWHILL TWP., Pa. – The Lehigh Valley Planning Fee will contemplate this week a proposal for an additional warehouse in Lowhill Township, Lehigh County. Two different warehouses are already deliberate for the world alongside Route 100. The plan, topic to evaluate Tuesday and once more Thursday, is a proposed 190,960-square-foot constructing on 21.6 acres of…

South Whitehall planners OK St. Luke's short-stay facility, evaluate sketch for 120 residences

South Whitehall planners OK St. Luke's short-stay facility, evaluate sketch for 120 residences

SOUTH WHITEHALL TWP., Pa. – The South Whitehall Township Planning Fee granted preliminary/closing plan approval for the development of a medical short-stay facility Thursday evening. The proposal, supplied by St. Luke’s Hospital of Bethlehem, known as St. Luke’s West Finish Medical Middle Quick-Keep Facility. It requires a two-story, 52,571- square-foot medical constructing and 605 parking…

Bethlehem Twp. commissioners overview plans for Farmersville Street residential improvement

Bethlehem Twp. commissioners overview plans for Farmersville Street residential improvement

BETHLEHEM TWP., Pa. – Kay Builders introduced its sketch plan to the Bethlehem Township Board of Commissioners Monday evening, with the intention to garner suggestions on its proposed new improvement on Farmersville Street. Rick Roseberry, of Colliers Engineering and Design, described the undertaking —at present known as the “Miller Tract” — to commissioners, and defined the purpose of…