What You Need to Know: Gov. Wolf visits Bethlehem incubator, COVID-19 cases rise, and Musikfest prepares for in-person crowds

Written by on July 23, 2021

What You Need to Know: Gov. Wolf visits Bethlehem incubator, COVID-19 cases rise, and Musikfest prepares for in-person crowdsolf visits Bethlehem incubator, COVID-19 cases rise, and Musikfest prepares for in-person crowds

By Brad Klein and Jen Rehill

July 23, 2021

Governor Tom Wolf was in Bethlehem Monday, July 19 touring Favory LCC, a start-up incubator in the food and beverage industry. He promoted investing in small Commonwealth businesses but also said: to help fight COVID companies need make sure their employees get vaccinated. Photo | Tyler Pratt / WLVR

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In our regular Friday feature, “What You Need to Know,” WLVR’s Brad Klein speaks with News Director Jen Rehill about the week’s top local news. This week: Governor Tom Wolf’s visit to Bethlehem on Monday. He was in town to promote efforts to support start-up businesses, but also fielded questions on the role of employers in controlling the pandemic. And, looking ahead two weeks to the start of Musikfest, when hundreds of thousands will visit the Lehigh Valley at a time when COVID-19 restrictions are minimal, and rates of infection are expected to increase through the summer. 

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