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Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by The Press in Local News

Feb. 20

Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, 501 Chestnut Street, Emmaus. This program is the kickoff of the 2019 program and exhibit theme, “Celebrate the Celebrations.” The program is titled “The 1909 Golden Jubilee, Celebrating 50 Years of the Incorporation of Emaus” and presented by Andrew Kerstetter. It is open to the public.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by DOUGLAS GRAVES in Local News

Revision to budget allows for director of Cedarbrook

Lehigh County Commissioners approved 9-0 a revision to the 2019 county budget thus providing the money to pay a new director of the Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation Center at the Feb. 13 meeting. The action clears the way to hiring a new director to replace Good Shepherd who has terminated its management contract.

Sunday hunting progresses in Pa.

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by LISA PRICE in Local News

Sunday hunting in Pennsylvania took a step forward after the Pennsylvania Senate’s Game & Fisheries Committee Feb. 5 approved Senate Bill 147, which seeks to allow hunting on Sundays in the state.

The bill will go to the full Senate for consideration.

Sen. Dan Laughlin, R-49th, of Millcreek, is chairman of the committee and a prime sponsor of the bill.

The legislation would allow the state’s Game Commission to decide which game could be hunted on Sundays and which Sundays would be open for hunting.

State Fire Commissioner offers tips to stay warm and ‘be fire-safe’ during deep freeze

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

During the current stretch of extreme cold weather, Pennsylvania State Fire Commissioner Bruce Trego is offering tips for Pennsylvanians to stay warm while being ‘fire-safe,” and reminding Pennsylvanians of available help for home heating bills via the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program.

alburtis borough council

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Warehouse on Spring Creek Road approved

There will be another warehouse on Spring Creek Road – a decision made at the Feb. 13 Alburtis Borough Council meeting.

Greg David and Jared Vasquez, of Liberty Property Trust and Christopher Williams, of Barry Isett & Associates, attended to discuss the preliminary/final review of Spring Creek Properties lots 9 and 10, a proposed warehouse facility lot consolidation and land development.

LVHN partners with LVIA to ensure travel safety

Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by CONTRIBUTED ARTICLE in Local News

In time for the upcoming winter vacation and spring break travel season, Lehigh Valley Health Network has sponsored the installation of a series of first aid-kits at Lehigh Valley International Airport.

The kits are designed for the treatment of minor medical incidents such as cuts, scrapes, burns and other simple emergencies. The supplies’ proximity to high pedestrian traffic in the hallways and waiting areas is designed to offer immediate care until onsite emergency medical technicians can arrive.


Wednesday, February 20, 2019 by DEBBIE GALBRAITH in Local News

Scouts interview council members

Two Scouts with Cub Pack 80 attended the Feb. 4 Emmaus Borough Council meeting as part of their Webelo II curriculum.

Nicholas Laquin and Riley Ford, both of Emmaus, asked council members about the requirements of their jobs, the biggest challenge in the community, the most important responsibility of a council member and how citizens can help the borough.