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PRELIMINARY OPENINGS AND CLOSURES
– Cadillac Pub is opening where Klingers used to be at 24 E. Main Street in Fleetwood.
– II-VI Inc. (pronounced “two-six”) will become Coherent Corp., taking the name of the company it recently acquired.
– ABEC, a company that provides services and products to the pharmaceutical industry, headquartered in Northampton County, will invest in a new single-use container plant in North Carolina.
– The new Lehigh Valley Martial Arts Center will have a grand opening beginning at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, with a ribbon cutting shortly after.
– The Bethlehem Township Planning Commission approved a 248-space Amazon parking lot at Brodhead and Maurer roads.
– Bethlehem’s Zoning Hearing Board denied requests for variances that would have allowed apartment buildings to be built on the Southside property at 508-512 Selfridge St.
– Northampton County Council voted 1-8 against a tax break to build a proposed warehouse at the Dixie Cup building on South 25th Street in the Wilson area.
– The former Valley Farmers Market, now known as Gerrity’s Valley Farm Market, will have a new name, Gerrity’s The Fresh Grocer, effective Oct. 14.
– Hamsa Exoticz is already open at the Lehigh Valley Mall, but will have a grand opening at 5:00pm on September 16th in conjunction with the Whitehall Chamber of Commerce.
– The new Home Depot will open a 136,048-square-foot building on about 21 acres of vacant land near Hamilton Boulevard in Lower Macungie Township.
– Rock Aivazov’s Monocacy General Contracting has received approval from the Bethlehem Planning Commission to build a six-story building with 55 apartments and ground-floor retail at 128 E. Third St.
– The old Allen Organ showroom building on Route 100 in Lower Macungie Township will be torn down and about 100 apartments will go up.
– Reading Hospitality’s Catering by DoubleTree will cater events at Reading Country Club after Exeter Township supervisors approved a new agreement.
– Natural healing is the goal of Reike Balance, which will open Sept. 9 on Reading Avenue in West Reading.
– The Pocono Chamber of Commerce held a grand opening for the Farmhouse Cafe branch in Bartonsville.
– The reopening date of the historic Frenchtown Inn overlooking the Delaware River in New Jersey remains unclear.
– River Paws, a pet store, is across Race Street from Frenchtown Pharmacy.
– The scheduled Aug. 13 reopening date for the Tobey Cup has been pushed back after the owners said a dispute over the location of the home on the hot dog stand’s grounds delayed the reopening.