Delaware-Lehigh Amateur Radio Club will meet 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the Bethlehem Township Community Center, 2900 Farmersville Road, Bethlehem.
Program will be “Common Mode Noise Problems and Solutions” presented by Ken/KB3MDT.
Hams and others interested in the radio club are welcome to attend.
For more information, go to dlarc.org or call 610-432-8286.
The League of Women Voters of Lehigh County will present “Effect of Development on Our Bird Populations” at 11:30 a.m. March 12 at Superior Restaurant, Emmaus.
Daniel Klem, Jr. Ph.D., Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology and Conservation Biology, Muhlenberg College, will speak about how “up to a billion birds are killed each year, more than pesticides and oils spills” and what you can do about it.
There is a fee for the buffet luncheon payable at the door...
Thirty-five residents stepped forward at the recent South Whitehall planning commission meeting to express their feeling on the possible impact on their lives of the proposed Ridge Farm development.
The 741 housing units, showed in a slideshow by Kay Builders, the new community would occupy 190 acres of what is now open fields, woodland, and a few older homes.
While traffic issues were mentioned frequently, residents’ comments covered nearly every aspect relating to quality of...
Emmaus Police Department will have a child passenger safety technician at Cetronia Ambulance Corps, 4300 Broadway, South Whitehall, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. March 6 and 28 to check child restraint system’s for proper installation.
To schedule an appointment, call 610-967-3113.
“Please know that I am so very humbled that the voters trusted me to manage our county over the next four years,” said the new Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong, addressing a convivial crowd of county officials, politicians or their representatives and other guests Feb. 22 during his State of Lehigh County address.
Executive Armstrong, speaking at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, introduced his remarks by assuring the attendees that they are interested in putting progress over...
Lehigh Valley Torch Club will meet 6:30 p.m. March 1 at the Hamilton Family Restaurant, 2027 Hamilton St., Allentown.
The lecture topic will be “Belgium-Netherlands Gardens.”
Advanced registration is required.
To inquire about the club or to attend meetings, call 484-619-3655.
Lehigh County Chief Public Defender Kimberly Makoul is warning area residents numerous individuals have reported receiving telephone calls from a person claiming to be an attorney with the Lehigh County Public Defender’s Office.
The caller claims the individual’s child or grandchild has been charged with a crime and bail money must be sent to the attorney immediately.
He then directs the person to wire the money, often through Walmart, to a third person.
The caller is...
More than 100 family and friends attended a surprise party Jan. 6 to celebrate Ruth New-hard’s 90th birthday.
The event was hosted by her children at the Northern Valley Ambulance headquarters in Ormrod.
“The surprise was a success,” Pamela Fatzinger emailed The Press.
Fatzinger said they choose NOVA’s headquarters for her mom’s special day because Marie Dean, who runs the ladies auxiliary at the ambulance corps headquarters, is a good friend of her mother.
The South Whitehall planning commission presided over a lengthy meeting at Orefield Middle School Feb. 25 concerning Ridge Farm, a Kay Builders undertaking of 741 housing units on 190 acres of land held by Jeras Corporation.
The project proposes development on the north and south sides of Huckleberry Ridge, and the east and west sides of Cedar Crest Boulevard, between Walbert Avenue and Huckleberry Road.
The high density community with urban features will include 350 apartment...