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EMMAUS BOROUGH COUNCIL

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Emmaus Main Street Partners plan benefit run

Emmaus Main Street Partners President Gene Clock told borough council the group plans to hold a run benefiting the survivors of the March 17 fire on S. 5th Street.

Clock told council members at the April 1 meeting they plan on holding "The Emmaus Survivors Benefit Run" 3 p.m. May 11 through the borough streets. He said the run would be about two and a half miles in length.

"We want to create an event to do everything we can to help these people who suffered much loss," Clock said.

The circle of life

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by LORETTA FENSTERMACHER Special to The Press in Local News

Jean Stoneback's home is renovated; granddaughter Katey moves in

Editor's Note: The Press is running a 3-part series on former Press writer Jean Stoneback. Stoneback was a columnist with The Press for many years, writing about life on "The Patch" in Alburtis. Readers enjoyed hearing about Stoneback's family and life on the farm. In this series, we have learned about the family history, her house and the renovations to the home. What follows is the final part of the series.

LEHIGH COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by ANDREW CASS Special to The Press in Local News

Grant money disbursed

The Lehigh County Board of Commissioners unanimously approved the disbursal of pre-disaster mitigation grant money at its March 27 meeting.

The grant will give $89,179 to the Whitehall Township Authority, $74,180 to Lower Macungie Township, $51,682 to the Borough of Macungie and $18,750 to Allentown for generator acquisition and installation projects.

The Neffs Volunteer Fire Company and the Borough of Fountain Hill will also receive money for generator acquisition and installation projects.

Governor Tom Corbett delivers nearly $300,000 workforce development grant

Wednesday, April 3, 2013 by JIM MARSH Special to The Press in Local News

Pennsylvania Governor Tom Corbett was joined at the Lehigh Career & Technical Institute March 28, by faculty and students to tour the facility and to announce an initiative with the Manufacturers Resource Center to create a regional student pipeline in Lehigh and Northampton counties.