Seven candidates are on the May 21 ballot for judge of the Court of Common Pleas. This is a 10-year term. Vote for one. All photos are contributed.
Quality of a judge
The candidates were asked to respond to the following question in 100 words or less: What is the most important quality of a judge?
Cross filed as Democrat and Republican
Upper Milford Township
Two Democratic candidates and three Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Macungie Borough Council. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than three.
Ryan P. Hanosek
Christopher T. Becker
Gregory A. Hutchison
Three Democratic candidates and four Republican candidates are on the May 21 ballot for Emmaus Borough Council. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than four.
Teri Sorg McManamon
Chris A. DeFrain
One Democratic candidate and one Republican candidate are on the May 21 ballot for Lehigh County District Attorney. This is a 4-year term. Vote for no more than one.
Jim Moreno, Upper Milford Township
Jim Martin, Upper Saucon Township
Lehigh County Commissioners defeated, by a vote of 4–5, a major step in getting the renovation of the Cedarbrook Senior Care and Rehabilitation facility started at its May 8 meeting. Commissioners gave a first reading to a resolution that “indicates [commissioner’s] support for a facility plan which meets the facility standards set forth by the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services.”
Emmaus Historical Society meeting 7 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church parish hall, 501 Chestnut St., Emmaus. Annual elections will be held at the meeting prior to the program. The program is “2009 Anniversary Celebration - A Look Back” and will be presented by Dr. Michael Waddell and Teri Sorg-McManamon as part of the 2019 program and exhibit theme of “Celebrate the Celebrations.” It is open to the public.
A Macungie man died of multiple injuries in an accident earlier this month in Macungie borough.
Bennie Howard, 50, was pronounced dead 7:55 a.m. May 4 at an accident scene in the 200 block of West Main Street by Chief Deputy Coroner Andrew H. Kehm, according to a media release from the office of the coroner.
Following an autopsy, the cause of death was found to be multiple blunt force trauma and the manner of death was ruled an accident.
The accident happened at approximately 7:19 a.m.