The Upper Lehigh Historical Society has a new president — Adam Schneck.
He is looking for ideas for a special event to acquaint the community with the Schneck House and the organization.
Schneck is also seeking ideas on what makes the historical society important.
Other officers are Ann Heiser, vice president; Ann Fortney, secretary; and Vicky Kern, treasurer.
Jim Schneck has volunteered to be facility manager.
Call Adam Schneck at 484-201-4716. New members...
South Whitehall Director of Operations Randy Cope reported at the April 4 commissioners’ meeting, he is applying to the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources for a $200,000 to $300,000 grant for improvements at Covered Bridge Park.
The funds would be used for a new 30-car parking lot for the soccer field, a new playground for all ages, including a tot lot, and landscaping.
Cope is also re-submitting a grant request to DCNR for $175,000 for renovations to...
The Lehigh County Historical Society hosted a presentation and exhibit commemorating the 153rd anniversary of President Abraham Lincoln’s assassination on April 14 at J.S. Burkholder Funeral Home, Allentown.
The focus of the event was about the train that transported Lincoln’s remains to his final resting place in Springfield, Ill.
Various items, including a replica of Lincoln’s casket were on display.
Guests dined on gingerbread cake, Lincoln’s favorite dessert, and...
Does Dodd-Frank protect the public or hurt it?
Three men on motorcycles — who also are community bankers — say when it comes to community banking, it’s definitely the latter.
Adorned on their choppers, a trio of lenders roared into the tranquil parking lot of The Neffs National Bank, Neffs on May 11, as part of the Pennsylvania Association of Community Bankers’ Rolling for Repeal motorcycle tour.
While the stunt was meant to garner attention, their message was devoid of...
Civil War Round Table of Eastern Pennsylvania Inc., will host Dennis Frye, author, chief historian at Harper’s Ferry National Historical Park for a discussion titled “September Suspense: Lincoln’s Union in Peril” June 5 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center Lehigh Valley, 7736 Adrienne Drive, Breinigsville.
Dinner will be served 6:30 p.m. Program begins 7:30 p.m.
Reservations for the dinner must be made by May 31. Reservations are not required for just the...
Stephens Funeral home, Upper Macungie, recently hosted Kathryn Jennings, founder of Day by Day Pet Caregiver Support for a pet loss and grief seminar.
Jennings said she founded Day by Day after she lost her three schnauzers, Pookie Poo in 2012, and Hallie Boo and Sallie Lou in 2013.
Jennings, certified as a pet loss professional and certified in pet loss and grief companioning, said Day by Day, a nonprofit organization, was established to assist pet owners companions on their...
The tones activated during the morning of April 24 on the pagers of four area fire companies were both ominous and reassuring at the same time.
While preceded by the announcement, “This is a drill,” the next message stated the training exercise involved a simulated “aircraft crash,” an alert for an emergency first responders dread.
Simulations provide a practiced response, so if a real emergency should occur, there would be a professional and effective rescue effort.
Trexlertown Grange, 1183 Grange Road, Wescosville, across Route 222 from Walmart, will have a monthly Saturday night concert and dance 7-10 p.m. on the last Saturday of every month.
The Honky-Tonk Dukes will be playing live Classic Country music and 50s Rock ‘n’ Roll.
All ages are welcome to attend. There is an entry fee at the door.
Snacks will be provided. Bring a potluck dish.