Parkland Press

Monday, December 18, 2017

Board reviews Mary Ann’s Plaza plan

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by KENNETH BLEILER in Local News

Jim DiPetris, Mike Jeitner, Mary Ann Wagner and Attorney Tim Charlesworth, representing Mary Ann’s Plaza, Routes 309 and 873, Scknecksville, were at the North Whitehall supervisors meeting asking the board for waivers to start construction.

Township Manager Jeff Bartlett advised supervisors to not grant any relief on this plan.

He said due to the issues with the plan, the developer should return to the planning commission.

Bartlett noted the applicants were in a hurry...

Light show in December

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Christ’s Church at Lowhill, 4695 Lowhill Church Road, New Tripoli, will be having its annual Lowhill Lights of Wonder to benefit two families 6 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Dec. 16, 17, 20-23 and 26-30. There will be a Christmas carol sing-along at 5:45 p.m.

Donations will be presented to the Robert Kline and Brett Snyder families. Kline has cancer. Snyder has ALS. The families will be given the donations 10 a.m. on Jan. 7, 2018.

For information, call 610-...

Gift wrapping available at mall

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs


Camelot for Children board members and volunteers will be wrapping gifts at the Lehigh Valley Mall through Dec. 24.

The booth, located directly outside Boscov’s on the second floor of the mall, will be open noon to close on Dec. 14 and 15 and mall open hours Dec. 16-24,

Proceeds will be split between Camelot for Children to help raise money and awareness for a variety of programming initiatives, including the summer camp program, as well as the Simon Youth...

Watershed program being offered

Wednesday, December 13, 2017 by The Press in News Briefs

Penn State

Penn State Extension will be offering a Master Watershed Steward program 6-8:30 p.m. March 7 through May 30.

An information session will be held 6:30-8 p.m. Jan. 10, 2018 at Lehigh County Agricultural Center, 4181 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

The training sessions will include three Saturday field trips.

To become a Certified Master Watershed Steward, participants will receive 40 hours of training from a wide range of professionals and...