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Wednesday, November 19, 2014 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Veterans Day observed in annual program

Lower Macungie Township honored its veterans Nov. 9 at the community center.

Dr. Charles Peters, representing the Lower Macungie Township Historical Society, a Navy veteran himself, welcomed all in attendance.

VFW Post 9264 posted the colors.

Cub Scout Pack 431 assisted with the various duties, including leading the Pledge of Allegiance and the playing of taps. A medley of the Armed Forces songs was played and members of each branch of the service stood when their song was played.

LOWER MACUNGIE TOWNSHIP BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS Quarry Park fields upgrade debate continues

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

At the Nov. 6 Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting, comments regarding the proposed Quarry Park field upgrade continued. There were various communications received regarding this issue.

Residents are questioning the need for the proposed fields as well as the amount of money needed.

Resident Susan Coenen asked about public use which has not been determined. She also suggested Commissioner Brian Higgins recuse himself from the process due to the potential of conflict of interest. Higgins is a Lower Macungie Youth Association coach and on the LMYA board.


Wednesday, October 22, 2014 by SHARON SCHRANTZ in Local News

Concordia Lutheran Church, located on Brookside Road in Lower Macungie Township, has applied for plan approval for a 7,650 square foot addition which will house offices, an educational wing and meeting rooms. The construction will be done in two stages. The plan was approved.

A 12-lot development was approved. This development, formerly known as Jarrett Farms, will be known as Park Side Crossings. The lots are located at 3510 Macungie Road.