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Peregrine Falcons Return to PPL’s Tower Building After 10 Years

CLICK HERE to Learn More About PPL Corporation This spring we’ve had some pretty impressive and unusual house guests. For one thing, they can average a speed of 60 miles per hour, with top speeds of 200 mph – all without a car.They’re peregrine falcons. And they came back to PPL’s Tower Building in Allentown…

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Why Brick & Mortar Stores Are Still Important

By: Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development (CCEDC) These days all you need sometimes to start a new business is a laptop a smartphone and a space to work such as a kitchen table.  You can create an ecommerce site and your customers can begin purchasing your products or services without you having a huge…

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What’s So Cool About Manufacturing

By: Kathy Henderson, Director of Economic Development, CCEDC Tell me what you think is so cool about manufacturing. There are a number of students in Carbon County’s middle schools that can answer that question and then some! Created by the Manufacturers Resource Center (MRC) in Allentown, PA in 2013, the What’s So Cool About Manufacturing? contests draw…

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7 Tips for Electrical Safety in Your Home

CLICK HERE to Learn More About PPL Corporation The PPL Electric Utilities crews working to help restore power in Puerto Rico deal with some unique safety challenges they don’t usually see in Pennsylvania – like steep, jungle-like hillsides and extremely narrow roads.  That’s why one of our top safety leaders is in Puerto Rico alongside…

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