Parkland Press

Monday, July 22, 2019

Band at Haines Mill

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Concert

The Allentown Band will perform a free, open-air concert July 21 at Historic Haines Mill, Cetronia.

Hosted by the Lehigh County Historical Society, the concert starts at 6:30 p.m. in the public park surrounding Haines Mill.

Bring a lawn chair or blanket.

Haines Mill is located at Haines Mill and Dorney Park roads. Park in the lot accessed from the driveway south of the mill signed “Cedar Creek Parkway East,” and walk along the paved path from the parking lot to the mill.

Invasive plant class on July 24

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Managing Invasive Plants will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management, and a calibration demonstration.

Register at extension.psu.edu/managing-invasive-plants.

Power lines being upgraded

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

U. MACUNGIE

PPL Electric Utilities has notified Upper Macungie police utility workers will begin upgrading power lines in the township and other municipalities this month.

According to PPL, this project will improve electric service and reliability throughout the region.

Construction will take place on PPL property and will include the use of helicopters and heavy construction equipment.

Work will continue until the end of the year.

Police and PPL ask that workers be given space and not be approached for safety reasons.

Power lines being upgraded

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

U. MACUNGIE

PPL Electric Utilities has notified Upper Macungie police utility workers will begin upgrading power lines in the township and other municipalities this month.

According to PPL, this project will improve electric service and reliability throughout the region.

Construction will take place on PPL property and will include the use of helicopters and heavy construction equipment.

Work will continue until the end of the year.

Police and PPL ask that workers be given space and not be approached for safety reasons.

Invasive plant class on July 24

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Managing Invasive Plants will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management, and a calibration demonstration.

Register at extension.psu.edu/managing-invasive-plants.

Independence Day service July 7

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Zion’s UCC

Zion UCC “Liberty Bell” Church, 620 W. Hamilton St., Allentown, is having a special public Independence Day morning program 10:30 a.m. July 7. Guest speaker will be Congresswoman Susan Wild D-7th.

There will be the annual reading of the Declaration of Independence by audience participants and the ringing of Allentown’s Liberty Bell with the costumed museum tour guide and docent Stephanie Burke.

Invasive plant class on July 24

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension is offering a class titled “Managing Invasive Plants” 8:30 a.m.-3 p.m. July 24 at Penn State Extension Lehigh County, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall.

Managing Invasive Plants will provide participants with the knowledge and skills to properly identify invasive plants and develop strategies for treatment and control.

A portion of the day will be spent in the field looking at invasive plants, the results of management, and a calibration demonstration.

Register at extension.psu.edu/managing-invasive-plants.

Group to meet

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

Radio club

The Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. on July 11 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.

The program will be “Digital Mobile Radio and Packet Radio Roundtable” presented by Mark/W2MB.

Members and others interested in ham radio are welcome to attend.

For more information, go to DLARC.org, email KE3AW@ARRLnet or call 610-432-8286.

Teen volunteer weekend set

Thursday, June 27, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

HAWK MT.

Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, 1700 Hawk Mountain Road, Kempton, is having a volunteer weekend for teenagers, ages 14 through 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 29 and 30.

Trail maintenance, managing and clearing out some invasive species so native plants can properly flourish and preventing spotted lantern fly infestations. Registered teenagers may be able to log their volunteer service hours.