Parkland Press

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Day offering info fair

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


State Rep. Gary Day, R-187th, is sponsoring senior fairs in Lehigh and Berks counties.

The Upper Macungie Township Senior Fair, offered jointly with state Sen. Pat Browne, R-16th, will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 18, at Country Meadows, Building 4, at 410 North Krocks Road, Allentown.

In addition to information tables and representatives from local, state and federal governments, as well as private agencies, both events will include door prizes and free refreshments.

Pizza sale

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

Lowhill church

Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be selling Matey’s Gourmet pizzas to raise funds for its 250th anniversary celebration, which is in 2019.

Pizzas are 12 inch in diameter.

Selections are original gourmet, triple cheese, thick crust triple cheese, Monterey pepper jack cheese, smoked provolone and mozzarella cheese, and gluten-free triple cheese.

They will be taking orders until Oct. 7.

Pick up will be Oct. 18 in the social hall.

To place an order or for more information, call Corin at 610-504-4902.

Murder mystery dinner on Nov. 4

Thursday, October 4, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs


Kempton Fire Company, 2461 Route 143, Kempton, will be having a Roaring ’20s murder mystery dinner Nov. 4 at the fire company.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Buffet dinner at 6 p.m.

There will be a 50/50 drawing and a cash bar. Costumes are welcome.

Limited tickets include dinner and the show.

For more information, call 484-269-3490 or email

Toll increase approved

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 by The Press in News Briefs

pa turnpike

The Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission has approved a six percent toll increase for 2019 both for E-ZPass and cash customers; the increase is set to start 12:01 a.m. Jan. 6, 2019.

The toll increase will apply to all PA Turnpike sections and extensions, including the westbound Delaware River Bridge cashless tolling point (#359) in Bucks County, where tolls have not changed since January 2016.