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Saturday, March 23, 2019

lunch menus

Wednesday, March 20, 2019 by The Press in School

Thursday, March 21: M.S., H.S.: Chicken and cheese quesadilla with salsa, hot dog on roll, tortilla chips with salsa. Elem.: Salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, also. M.S.: Steamed green beans, also.

Friday, March 22: Elem.: Turkey sausage patty, yogurt, salad bar, dinner roll, cereal meal, French toast sticks, Tater Tots, Fruitables juice. M.S., H.S.: Egg McTrojan, yogurt, French toast sticks, Tater Tots.

Monday, March 25: M.S., H.S.: Mozzarella sticks with sauce,...

HAPPENINGS

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

MARCH 14

·Alcoholics Anonymous 7 p.m. at New Life Lutheran Church, 6804 Weiss Road, New Tripoli. Call 610-298-2710.

·Cetronia Senior Center, 12:30 p.m., in the social hall behind the Cetronia Fire Company, 3950 Broadway. For information, call 610-751-0912.

·Lehigh Valley Blue Star Mothers support group for members and veterans of armed services and their families, 7 p.m. Weichert Realtors, 2330 Schoenersville Road, Bethlehem. MARCH 15

·Men’s Prayer Breakfast 7 a.m...

Board OKs electronic records for South Whitehall police

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Local News

South Whitehall commissioners have granted permission for Police Chief Glen Dorney to purchase of IAPRO and Blue Team software to maintain an electronic record of everything happening in the police department.

During the board’s March 6 meeting, Dorney said incidents including use of force, field-level discipline, complaints and pursuits have historically been entered on paper forms.

“The incorporation of Blue Team and IAPRO will allow for these reports to be routed through the...

Naugle seeks re-election as Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Longtime County Clerk and employee, Andrea E. Naugle, has announced she will seek re-election as Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records.

Naugle, of Allentown, has served as the first Lehigh County Clerk of Judicial Records since January 2008.

She oversees the civil, criminal, recorder of deeds and register of wills divisions.

Before her election as clerk of judicial records, Naugle was elected to three terms, beginning in 1995, as clerk of courts, overseeing the civil...

SangriaFest coming to Grange Park

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Upper Macungie Township, South Italy Imports and ArtsQuest are partnering to take SteelStacks’ popular SangriaFest on the road when SangriaFest Upper Macungie makes its debut June 8 at the township’s Grange Park, 360 Grange Road.

Attendees can sample 10 different sangrias all made with light and refreshing wines imported by South Italy Imports from family-owned vineyards in Italy.

A sampling includes the Strawberry Sangria made with Italian Rosato wine, Cocchi Americano,...

Good Will Fire Company volunteers have fastnacht fever

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Good Will Fire Company No. 1, Trexlertown had its annual fastnacht sale March 2 at the fire station.

With a large crew at work, the fire company made more than 3,000 dozen of the doughy Lenten treats.

The work took dedication and long hours of hard work from members of the fire department, the ladies auxiliary and the community to make such a huge quantity of fastnachts.

Good Will Fire Company is one of the last Lehigh Valley organizations to use potatoes in its recipe,...

Guest View

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by The Press in Opinion

The governor recently signed an executive order to create the Keystone Economic Development and Workforce Command Center to address the state’s skills gap and worker shortages.

Workforce development is an issue I have always been passionate about and I am pleased the governor is also prioritizing the importance of preparing our workforce for available jobs.

To help advance this new agenda, I have reintroduced my legislation to help expose middle and high school students to...

Traffic calming policy explained at South Whitehall board meeting

Wednesday, March 13, 2019 by SUSAN RUMBLE in Local News

In response to residents’ complaints of excessive speed and cut-through traffic in neighborhoods, South Whitehall staff developed a draft policy and procedures for officials and concerned residents to work together for a safer community.

At a recent commissioners’ meeting, George Kinney, director of community development, offered a presentation on the proposed traffic calming policy.

The idea for the document came from PennDOT when the township asked for technical assistance to...