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Sunday, August 18, 2019

Foster families

Monday, August 5, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


Forgotten Felines and Fidos, 6022 Mountain Road, Germansville, is looking for families to foster kittens until they are ready to be adopted.

They can’t take in feral moms and their kittens unless they can live with a foster family/parent until they get adopted.

Once the feral mom is done nursing, she would be returned to her outdoor life, but the kittens need human attention, love, interaction so they’ll be great companions for humans.

Lately, they have...


Monday, August 5, 2019 by The Press in School

Grade 9: Julian Quincy Adams, Zayda Alim-Frazier, Nawaf Alio Alzahrani, Krushil Amrutiya, Kow Nkensen Arkaah, Jacob Michael Bartholomew, Laurel Therese Bendetti, Adler James Billig, Grace Elisabeth Blenis, Jeanne Ama Boateng, Jillian Nicole Brandis, Emma Marie Brayford, Nicholas Russell Carter, Eui-Hyun Cha, Mark Fouad Chahoud, Jillian Christine, Kaleb Gariel Contes Negron, Ava Elizabeth Costanzo, Alexis Ali Cruz Jr., Anthony Cusumano, Maggie Jeanne Cygan, Kaitlyn Rose Davis, Noah Dean,...

Good Will honors fire team members

Monday, August 5, 2019 by DENNIS MCARDLE in Local News

Good Will Fire Company No. 1 of Trexlertown recently hosted its annual banquet during which several members of the fire team and ladies auxiliary were recognized for their accomplishments.

Firefighter Zachary Miller was named Probationary Firefighter of the Year and Chief William Gillespie II received the Green Cross Rescue Award for the second time.

Fire Marshal Dennis McArdle was named Firefighter of the Year for the second time and Chaplain Daris Gross, who recently passed...

Grant to aid Lehigh County in fight against gangs

Monday, August 5, 2019 by LOU WHEELAND in Local News

Lehigh County District Attorney Jim Martin has announced a partnership between his office, the Lehigh County Regional Intelligence and Investigation Center and the Washington field office for Homeland Security Investigations to address transnational criminal activity involving gangs has resulted in a $1.1 million grant.

“Today I am extremely pleased to announce that as a result of this partnership, the U.S. Government through HSI is awarding a grant in the amount of $1.1 million to...

North Whitehall residents complain about neighbor’s unkempt property

Monday, August 5, 2019 by KENNETH BLEILER in Local News

Barry Wexler of Buchanan Street and several neighbors attended the July 8 North Whitehall supervisors’ meeting to voice their disgust with one of their neighbors.

The property owner about whom they were complaining allegedly lets his dogs run loose, has open fires, owns some structures that are falling down and basically leaves his property in disarray.

State police reportedly have visited the property frequently.

Township Solicitor Lisa Young noted that the property...

Night Out on Aug. 6

Saturday, August 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs

S. Whitehall

South Whitehall Township police will be participating in National Night Out 5-8 p.m. Aug. 6 at the athletic field entrance at Covered Bridge Park, 2465 Wehr Mill Road.

Enjoy a community picnic and learn about crime prevention.

There will be a kickball tournament, 40-foot mega obstacle course, Butterfly Kisses face painting, music by Holiday Lights and Sounds, along with special guests from A Storybook Party and more.

Admission is free.

Day camp

Saturday, August 3, 2019 by The Press in News Briefs


The Lehigh County Extension office is offering a 4-H Ag Explorers Day Camp from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 22 for youth ages 8-18 at the Lehigh County Agriculture Center, 4184 Dorney Park Road, South Whitehall Township.

The day is full of different agricultural adventures as youth learn about the world around them.

Learning about different farm animals and how to make butter are a couple examples of what campers will learn.

Campers will also explore how their food...