East Penn Press

Tuesday, January 28, 2020

Donations bring reinforcements to Allentown K-9 corps

Wednesday, January 8, 2020 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in Local News

At a morning news conference in city council chambers Allentown Mayor Ray O’Connell and Police Chief Glenn Granitz Jr. announced new additions to the city police department’s K-9 corps courtesy of donations from three organizations.

Stan and Tina Kanterman, of Somerset, N.J., founders of the nonprofit organization, “Remembering Brian Kanterman Inc.,” announced a $13,500 donation for a patrol/narcotics dog and training, as well as seven weeks of room and board for the handler.

A ballistic vest for the dog was also purchased.

Pip the Mouse brings Christmas spirit to Liberty Bell Museum

Thursday, December 12, 2019 by SARIT LASCHINSKY in Local News

An evening of food, music, celebration and spectacle was capped off by a historic Allentown Christmas tradition during the Pip the Mouse reception at the Liberty Bell Museum in the Zion’s Reformed Church of Christ, Allentown.

The Rev. Joshua Knappenberger, museum director, began the Nov. 25 event by welcoming and thanking attendees.

Guests enjoyed drinks and a buffet prepared by museum board members and volunteers.

“The Flutations” provided entertainment for the evening, playing a selection of holiday songs throughout the reception in addition to the final carol.