Parkland Press

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Show, swap meet on May 18

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Lehigh Valley Model “A” Club will present the Steve Ryan Model A/AA car show and swap meet 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 18, rain or shine, at the Good Will Fire Co., 7723 Hamilton Blvd., Trexlertown.

There will be a Hubley model car display, technical presentation, pin striping by Jim Brand and a variety of model “A” cars.

Admission is free.

The swap meet is limited to early Ford model “A” parts only. No house hold items, dolls, modern tools or toys.

There is a small donation for swap meet spots.


Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Lehigh County

Lehigh County Auto Theft Task Force has scheduled a free vehicle identification number etching event 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. May 18 at the Whitehall Township Public Works Building, 3219 MacArthur Road, Whitehall.

The event is open to all vehicle owners in Lehigh County, and there is no limit to the number of vehicles motorists can bring to the event.

VIN etching is the process of chemically etching a vehicle’s unique identification number on all windows and sunroofs.

Workshop on May 30

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Country Meadows Retirement Communities, 460 N. Krocks Road, Allentown, is hosting a lunch and lesson session 4 “Finding Joy is Age-less” workshop May 30.

There will be a free complimentary lunch at 11 a.m., followed by the workshop at noon.

Learning how changing mindsets can bring more joy at any age and in any circumstance.

Understand the Power of a Pivot philosophy and its benefits.

Seating is limited.RSVP by May 17 to 610-395-7160 or

lunch menus

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, May 9: M.S.: Pasta with meat or marinara sauce, hot dog on roll, dinner roll, tossed salad. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also. H.S.: Meatball Parmesan sub, hot dog on roll, dinner roll.

Friday, May 10: M.S., H.S.: Toasted cheese sandwich, chicken nuggets, dinner roll, cream of tomato soup. Elem.: Pizza, cereal meal, also.

Monday, May 13: Elem.: Mini chicken sliders, stuffed crust sticks with sauce, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, baked beans, potato smiles. M.S., H.S.: Chicken patty sandwich, stuffed crust sticks with sauce, baked beans, french fries.

Mushroom school

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a Shiitake Mushroom Growers School 6-9 p.m. May 14 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

This hands-on school will cover the primary information needed to grow Shiitake mushrooms on natural logs.

Topics include Mushroom 101, Tree Selection, Log Inoculation, Stacking/Fruiting, and Marketing/Business Planning.

State Police Beat

Thursday, May 9, 2019 by The Press in Police Log

Bicycle stolen from park

State Police Troop M, Bethlehem, say a bicycle and helmet belonging to a 10-year-old boy and a 70-year-old woman, both of North Whitehall Township, were taken 6:50 p.m. March 19 from Neffs Valley Park, North Whitehall.

Police say the suspect is described as a male wearing a black hooded sweatshirt and driving a dark colored SUV.

Anyone with information about this incident is asked to call state police at 610-861-2026.

Letter writer supports Foose for Parkland School Board

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

To the Editor:

It is my honor to recommend my best friend, Patrick H. Foose, for the position of school board director in the Parkland School District.

I have known Patrick for 16 years and we have been best friends since 2003.

Patrick has always been friendly, trustworthy and dependable.

He has always had a passion for education and advocating for others.

Patrick has always been one to stand up for what he believes in and he believes he can be an asset to the Parkland School District.