The winning candidate will serve a four-year term in office.
The Lehigh Valley Press asked the candidates the following question: Following passage of the Comprehensive School Safety Law, what else do you believe needs to be done to keep our children safe in school?
Pat Browne, Republican
I am proud to have authored this legislation which provides security expertise and funding to schools so that they may invest in equipment or personnel to protect our children.
South Whitehall commissioners recently approved a two-year contract extension for police officers.
The contract authorizes a move from eight hour to 12-hour shifts.
Chief Glenn Dorney said, under the new arrangement, officers will work 80 hours in every two-week period.
They will have six, 12-hour days and one eight-hour shift in each two week pay schedule.
“It will be easier to manage and better for their families,” Dorney said. “They will have every other...
The winner of this race, who will serve until Jan. 3, 2019, will finish the term of Congressman Charlie Dent, who represented the current 15th Congressional District.
The candidates— Democrat Susan Wild, Republican Marty Nothstein and Libertarian Tim Silfies — are the same as those running to represent the new 7th Congressional District for two years in the next Congress.
South Whitehall’s planning commission has recommended conditional approval for Ridge Farm in a unanimous vote during the Oct. 16 meeting at Springhouse Middle School.
The action resulted from consent to all but two waiver requests from the applicant, Kay Builders.
The subdivision is proposed for both the east and west sides of Cedar Crest Boulevard between Walbert Avenue and Huckleberry Road.
The plan proposes 713 dwelling units, commercial buildings, club house, dog...
The winning candidate will serve a two-year term in office.
The Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers asked the candidates for the 183rd Legislative District the following question: Is enough being done on the state level to battle the opioid crisis? Please explain.
Zach Mako, Republican
There is still much work to do in combating the opioid epidemic- but I am proud of the bipartisan work I have done in Harrisburg to help address this serious issue. I have supported...
Parkland Assistant Superintendent Dr. Rodney Troutman recently presented an overview of the 2019-22 comprehensive plan which will replace the expiring strategic plan of 2012-18.
He began with a look at the education community and how it has changed from 2013-14 to 2017-18.
In that time period, enrollment increased by 240 students while the number of district personnel grew by 139 employees.
Administrators remained the same at 63.
Children receiving special...
Emmanuel United Church of Christ, 1547 Chew St., Allentown, is sponsoring a fall, gift card social Nov. 9.
Doors open 5:30 p.m. Drawing begins 6:30 p.m.
The kitchen will be open.
For more information or tickets, call Diane at 610-398-0258 or the church at 610-437-2531.
Thursday, November 1, 2018 by DEBRA PALMIERI THE WINNER OF THIS RACE WIL SERVE A TWO-YEAR TERM IN OFFICE. in Local News
The Lehigh Valley Press weekly newspapers asked the candidates for the 7th Congressional District the following question:
Do you think the results of this election will be a bellwether of the 2020 Presidential Election? Please explain your answer.
Susan Wild, Democrat
Communication Director Sally Tucker responded to the question on behalf of Wild:
“Susan is very focused on what working families in this district need now.
“She’s no pollster and can’t predict...