Breakfast with the Easter Bunny 9 to 10:30 a.m. at the Lower Macungie Community Center, 3450 Brookside Road, Macungie. Bring your camera to get your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. Other activities are planned. Advance registration is required. Contact the community center for more details at 610-966-6924.
Spring bazaar at Church of the Good Shepherd, 135 Quarry Road, Alburtis, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Shoppers will find crafts, white elephant, Chinese auction, bake sale and food. For more information, call 610-966-2991.
The East Penn Board of School Directors unanimously approved the district’s 2018-2019 school year calendar at the March 12 meeting. Assistant Superintendent Kristen Campbell incorporated the board’s suggestions from the previous meeting, as well as public input into two new calendar proposals. Both addressed concerns over inclement weather makeup days creating an unpredictable spring break schedule.
The calendar the administration and board favored allows for 185 student days with 191 teacher days beginning Aug. 27 and ending June 11, 2019.
With lights flashing and sirens blaring, officers from the Macungie Police Department escorted the Keller family from a Fogelsville hotel back to their Macungie residence March 9 after the family’s week-long absence to allow volunteers to renovate portions of their home to better accommodate the needs of their five-year-old son Niko.
Business as usual hit a speed bump Thursday when county commissioners attempted to approve a couple of routine professional services contracts. Commissioner Amy Zanelli objected to the boilerplate anti-discrimination provisions of two proposed agreements—one with Election IQ LLC and another with Alfred Yacoub, Esquire for professional services with the County of Lehigh.
“Please know that I am so very humbled that the voters trusted me to manage our county over the next four years,” Lehigh County Executive Phillips Armstrong said, addressing a crowd of county officials, politicians or their representatives and other guests Feb. 22 during his State of Lehigh County address.
Armstrong, speaking at Coca-Cola Park in Allentown, introduced his remarks by assuring the attendees he and his administration are interested in putting progress over politics.
The 10th Street Culvert Replacement Project was awarded to Doli Construction Corporation, of Chalfont, with a low bid of $279,032 at the March 5 Emmaus Borough Council meeting.
Borough Manager Shane Pepe said nine bids were received for this project.
Attending the Alburtis Borough Council meeting Feb. 28 with concerns and complaints about Sand Alley were Hal Rittenhouse and Snip Reinbold and his wife. They are residents of Sand Alley.