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Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by The Press in Local News

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

Tom Capehart,

Upper Milford Township

Impartial adherence to the law. Judges must not make law from the bench, but instead ensure that they apply the law to the facts of each case and render a reasoned and fair decision. With


Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by BEVERLY SPRINGER in Local News

Club honors longtime member

For 83 years, members of the Emmaus Garden Club have beautified the Borough of Emmaus with private and public floral displays.

On April 27, the club continued this tradition in celebration of Arbor Day. The Knauss Homestead property received a newly planted memorial tree, which club members dedicated to Dr. W. Robert (Bob) Stamper. Stamper, who died in July 2018, is described in the club’s press release as a “gardener extraordinaire.”

ALBURTIS BC Hearings held

Wednesday, May 15, 2019 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER in Local News

Two hearings took place at the Alburtis Borough Council meeting May 8 regarding the 8018 Quarry Road land development, Headlands Realty Corp., Preliminary/Final Plan Review 2.

The first hearing was a conditional use hearing about a request to consolidate two existing parcels to construct a 3-acre parking lot expansion in Alburtis borough to provide an additional truck parking area. One parcel is approximately four acres entirely in Alburtis borough and is zoned L-1, light industrial-office research and is served by existing public water and public sewer.