Monica L. Flick, CBC, of Easton has joined Miers Insurance as an Employee Benefit Account Executive.
She brings to Miers Insurance more than 15 years of experience assisting employers in the design and implementation of employee group benefit plans, including medical, life, disability, voluntary benefits and alternative employee benefit solutions.
Here are some questions to ask yourself when diagnosing plant problems in the landscape.
What is the name of the plant? It is important to know the normal appearance and growth habit of a plant before diagnosing problems. The perceived "problem" may be normal for this plant. Accurate plant identification is the first step in diagnosing plant problems.
Examples: Larch is a deciduous conifer and appears "dead" in winter. White pines shed inner needles profusely in autumn. Sweetgum has corky ridges on its stems. Variegated cultivars often appear abnormal in color.
The Wailers, Bob Marley's band, presents a free concert, 5 p.m. May 27, Sands Bethlehem Event Center, in celebration of the venue's one-year anniversary.
The festival begins at noon with Flintface and A.D.D. in the Vision Bar.
The outdoor party is in the parking lot adjacent to Vision Bar and the Event Center Box Office. There's a pig roast by The Pig Pit and beer provided by Victory Brewing.
As part of a recently solidified joint venture partnership between Alvin H. Butz, Inc., Think Loud Development and United Fiber & Data (UFD), UFD will officially call downtown Allentown "home" to its new regional sales headquarters.
UFD will occupy 10,000 square feet of a new, 10-story mixed-use building at the Butz Corporate Center (BCC Phase 3) with three levels of parking, four levels of office space and three levels of apartments-condominiums on the upper floors.
R. Timothy Ziemer, Rear Admiral, USN (Ret.), U.S. Global Malaria Coordinator, is guest speaker for the annual Memorial Day Sunday Service, 9 a.m. May 26, Cedar Crest Bible Fellowship Church, 1151 S. Cedar Crest Boulevard, Cedar Crest and I-78, Salisbury Township.
Ziemer, a Vietnam War Veteran, was born in Sioux City, Iowa, and raised in Asia as the son of missionary parents serving in Vietnam. Upon graduation from Wheaton College, he joined the Navy, completed flight school, and returned to Vietnam during the war.
BETHLEHEM SPECIAL OLYMPICS is seeking volunteers to serve as coaches, assistant coaches, general volunteers and management team personnel. Contact Bob Sehee at 610-419-3285 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
BOUTIQUE AT THE RINK CANCER SUPPORT COMMUNITY, Bethlehem, needs help collecting, sorting and pricing items from now until May 25. Call 610-861-7555 or e-mail botiqueattherink@ gmail.com.
Republicans Gail A. Hunsberger and Mike Snovitch are on the ballot for supervisor. Voters will be asked to vote for one with a 6-year term.
PRESS PHOTOS BY C. RICHARD CHARTRAND
EHS junior prom was held at the Rodeway Inn and Conference Center, South Whitehall Township, May 4.
The following candidates are seeking the position of mayor in Emmaus in the May 21 primary. The position is a 4-year term. Candidates include Republican Julian Stolz and Democrats John F. Belin Jr. and Winfield Iobst.
As we approach the May 21 primary election, the East Penn Press and the Salisbury Press, in the interest of fairness, has halted the publication of columns by local government officials and letters to the editor submitted by those running for office.
The last week for publication of columns by local government officials was the April 24 edition.
We will, of course, continue to cover the local races, in news stories generated by our own reporters.