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Job News Bulletin – Trump / Carrier deal to save 1,000 jobs in Indiana


Air Conditioning company Carrier has stated that it reached a deal with President-elect Trump to keep nearly 1,000 jobs in Indiana.


===> Trump / Carrier Jobs Deal HERE

   
The Bethlehem School District has embraced solar power. Tangent Energy Solutions has completed solar energy generation installations at 3 Bethlehem Area schools. The three schools are Spring Garden and Buchanan Elementary schools plus East Hills Middle School. There are an additional 2 schools that are scheduled to be commissioned in the coming weeks.
    The 5 schools in total will provide the Bethlehem Area school district with roughly 2 million kwh (kilowatt-hour) per year of clean electricity and save nearly 2.75 million pounds per year of CO2 and other greenhouse gases.

=> Bethlehem, Solar Power


BIG NEWS TODAY wasn’t Charlie Sheen – NO
It was that Subway passes McDonald’s as world’s largest restaurant chain.
YES ====> restaurants

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Facebook LIKE Box on website

The Like Box is a social plugin that enables Facebook Users to attract and gain Likes from their own website. The Like Box enables users to see how many users already like the page and which of their friends like it too. It also allows you to read recent posts from the Page.


General Motors Corporation is planning to temporarily close most of its U.S. factories for up to 9 weeks during the summer. Thousands of auto workers could be laid off but still get most of their pay because the United Auto Workers union contract requires the company to make up much of the difference between state unemployment benefits and their wages.


The Pennsylvania State House of Representatives has defeated a state wide bill to force drivers to put down their cell phones while driving. The Vote was 100-95 against an amendment that would require drivers to replace hand-held cell phones with hands free devices.

Statistics for 2008 listed 1,049 accidents involving hand-held phones and just 50 accidents involving hands-free phones. A recent poll by Quinnipiac University found that more than 8 in 10 Pennsylvanians support a ban on hand-held cell phones.

Once again our elected officials are not interested in doing the will of the people of Pennsylvania.


The Airport Center Mall in Allentown is slowly bringing more stores online. This week the Golf Galaxy opened with crowds waiting at the doors. The Mall is actually located on Airport road near Route 22 in Hanover Township, Lehigh County. The mall is about 500,000 square feet. The anchor stores for the mall will be Target and Sam’s Club.
The Christmas Tree Shop has already opened in the Mall.


America on Wheels Museum celbrates its first anniversary. Located at 5 N. Front St. in Allentown PA. Visit the website at http://www.americaonwheels.org for a complete list of activities and today is Herbie the Love Bug’s birthday. Happy Birthday Herbie.


Lehigh Valley Walk to Cure Diabetes, Sunday Apr.19, register 11:30 am. Walk is at 1:00 pm. Northampton Community College.

===> Lehigh Valley Business Online – restaurant guides, shopping malls, bargains, coupons, gift promotions, valuable tips, business directory, current events and attractions.


AirTran is a discount carrier based in Orlando, Fla. It will begin nonstop flights between Lehigh Valley International Airport and both Orlando and Fort Lauderdale, Fla. starting June 25, 2009. AirTran is the eighth airline to operate at LVIA and will give the airport nonstop service to 13 cities.

The airline will offer four flights per week to Orlando with an introductory rate of $79 each way and three to Fort Lauderdale with opening rates of $84 each way. AirTran joins Allegiant Air and DirectAir in flying to Florida from Lehigh Valley International Airport.

In 2008, passenger traffic from LVIA dropped 8 percent, leading to the lowest number of fliers in at least a decade.
Traffic at LVIA peaked in 2004 with more than 1 million passengers. A recent study of local passenger traffic showed that as many as 400 passengers per day are using Newark and Philadelphia Airports to travel to Florida.

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