Salisbury Township police are asking for the community’s help in identifying the people in the attached photos. Anyone with information, is asked to call the police department at 610-797-1447.
The Press asked candidates to answer the following question: Why did you decide to run for office?
At a well-attended Lower Macungie Township Board of Commissioners meeting May 3, commissioners approved the purchase of the Weiner tract of land at 5131 Sauerkraut Lane, 3135 Brookside Road and 3150 Macungie Road. The unanimous vote led to a round of applause.
There is a budget item for capital funds which is where $4 million will come from. An additional $2 million will come from the township reserves.
The land will be preserved for farm use only. Any building will be farm usable like a barn or a farmhouse.
This farm is the number one farm in the county.
The Plan Southwest Lehigh is a drafted, multi-municipality agreement between Lower Macungie Township, Lower Milford Township, Upper Milford Township, Alburtis Borough, Macungie Borough and Emmaus Borough. This plan would allow municipalities to “enter into an agreement with the Lehigh Valley Planning Commission to assist with the development of an updated multi-municipality comprehensive plan.”
The May 1 workshop meeting of the Lower Macungie Planning Commission began with the introduction of Nathan Jones as the assistant planning director. The position will take effect later this month. Jones previously worked as the planning director in Bethlehem Township and is originally from Bucks County.