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Iconic Boyd Theater sells for $1.35M, to be restored

What once served as one of the oldest single-screen movie theaters in the region, the defunct and iconic Boyd Theater on Broad Street in Bethlehem, has been sold and will be restored. Bethlehem-Boyd LP, a local developer, on Dec. 31 bought the property for $1.35...

Chabad Lubavitch to more than double in size

SOUTH WHITEHALL TOWNSHIP — A religious-based nonprofit dedicated to community service may soon have more space to conduct its programs. Chabad Lubavitch of Lehigh Valley, 4457 Crackersport Road, was granted variances by the South Whitehall Township Zoning Hearing...

State OKs BB&T purchase of National Penn

The Pennsylvania Department of Banking and Securities has approved BB&T Corp.’s acquisition of National Penn Bancshares Inc. In August, North Carolina-based BB&T agreed to acquire Allentown-based National Penn for $1.8 billion. The deal is expected to be...